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Why coaches are taking early signing period seriously in Year 2

Coaches weren't quite expecting a third of ESPN 300 prospects to take advantage of the early signing period last season. This time around, they'll hope to have their classes all but wrapped up after this week.

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Signing day progress reports: How first-year coaches are doing

Jimbo Fisher has things rolling at Texas A&M. Chip Kelly hasn't been so lucky at UCLA. How are other first-year coaches doing heading into signing day?

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Ubosi burns defender for 66-yard TD

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Ubosi scores 46-yard TD after defender falls down

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Johnston finds Ubosi for 70-yard TD on opening play

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UAB's Brown takes shovel pass in for TD

Tyler Johnston III uses a shovel pass to get the ball to Spencer Brown to run it in for a UAB touchdown.

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UAB's Williams goes down after hard hit

UAB's D.A. Williams tries to makes the stop and goes down after dispensing a hard hit. He was carted off the field.

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College Bowls

Let's go bowling: Your one-stop shop for every game

Before we get beyond Christmas to the playoff, there will be plenty of action worth watching.

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The last ride of the legendary Night Runner

The remarkable road of Utah State's silver-mulleted heart and soul, Steve Wiley, comes to an end at Saturday's New Mexico Bowl.

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Ranking bowl QBs by NFL potential: Trevor Lawrence at No. 1

Clemson's Trevor Lawrence is the top draft prospect among bowl QBs, even if the NFL must wait a couple of years for him. Where do Kyler Murray and Tua Tagovailoa land?

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Top NFL draft prospects in bowl games

Kyler Murray vs. a super-talented Alabama defense. Watch these future NFL players this bowl season.

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