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On the Clock: New York Jets

Posted by ESPN.com's Tim Graham Team needs: Quarterback, receiver, cornerback Dream scenario: The Jets went into the offseason with numerous positional needs to address, and they got around to all but two of them through free agency. The leftovers are biggies: quarterback and receiver.     Jody Gomez/US Presswire   The Jets could use help […]

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The folly of the ‘pre-preseason’ top 25

Let’s face it, an obsession with listmaking — otherwise known as glazomania — is ingrained into probably 90 percent of the human race. For college football pundits, this is probably just as well, since listing and ranking everything from teams, players, and coaches to the wieners at various stadiums’ concession stands probably makes up two-thirds […]

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The HP Heisman Watch, Week 2

It’s time for this week’s HP Heisman Watch. The following list is of the players who have the best shot at actually winning the Heisman. It is not a predicted order of the final voting. Therefore, some players not on this list will assuredly get their share of votes. 1. Chris Wells, Ohio State–Things are […]

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The HP Heisman Watch: Week One

It’s time for the HP Heisman Watch.  This is my ranking of the players who have the best chance at actually winning the Heisman.  It is not a predicted order of the voting, so some players who are not on this list will still get Heisman votes in the end. 1.  Chris Wells, Ohio State–Wells […]

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Top 10 ESPN GameDay appearances ranked by team

From the Gainesville Sun, here are the top ten appearances on ESPN College GameDay (either as the home or road team), as of September 6, 2008: ESPN College GameDay Appearances By School Rank School Shows 1. Florida 28 2. Ohio State 22 3t. Florida State 21 3t. Michigan 21 5t. Notre Dame 18 5t. Oklahoma […]

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The 2008 Preseason HP Heisman Watch

Here we go with the moment you have all been waiting for: The 2008 Heismanpundit.com Preseason Heisman Watch. There are a million Heisman lists written up every preseason, but this is the only one that matters! Unlike a lot of Heisman watches, my preseason list is intended to determine which players have the best chance […]

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USC is No. 1

Posted by ESPN.com’s Ted Miller From the Football Writers Association of America (FWAA): The USC Trojans are the top-ranked team in the Football Writers Association of America’s preseason Grantland Rice Super 16 Poll. The Trojans nipped second-ranked Georgia, although both schools picked up five first-place votes. It’s the fourth time in five years USC has […]

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HP’s Preseason Top 10 Teams

The polls are out .  Not many surprises.  Here’s my list of the top 10 teams heading into the season: 1. Oklahoma– The Sooners feature the nation’s pass efficiency leader, an excellent group of skill players, the best offensive line in the country and two elite interior defensive tackles.  To me, that’s a good formula […]

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CORRECTIONS, 08/08/08

Last week’s interview with West Virginia’s Steve Slaton inaccurately labeled the following passage as a quote about Slaton’s roommate and teammate Pat White: The alarm goes off once, but if you hit snooze he jumps off your nightstand (up to 3 feet) and wheels around your room looking for a place to hide before he […]

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Year-in, Year-Out?

This is a phrase that is often used when talking about the superiority of the SEC as a conference.  As in “year-in, year-out, the SEC is the strongest league in college football.” You hear it a lot.  Way too much, in fact. Now, here’s the thing.  The SEC is currently the top conference.  It was […]

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CFN posts its 2008 Bowl Game Predictions

There’s something about the month of May in the college off-season that brings out the Nostradamus in all of us. Next up with the crystal ball: College Football News with their 2008 predictions for the bowl games and BCS games. A few highlights…. Champs Sports Bowl … Virginia vs. Illinois Meineke Car Care Bowl … […]

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Mayo Leaves to Secure His Family; Signing With Carmelo’s Agent

From LATimes.com: Mayo, a 6-foot-5 guard who averaged 20.7 points a game, said that he had signed with agent Calvin Andrews, who also represents Carmelo Anthony of the Denver Nuggets. USC Coach Tim Floyd was not at the news conference, but he said last week, "We are appreciative of everything O.J. did for all of […]

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