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ACC preseason power rankings: Can anyone catch Clemson?

Clemson looks like the team to beat in 2018 with its dominant defensive line, but where does everyone else fall?

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Steele: Projecting the ACC standings

How will the ACC play out? Phil Steele projects the full standings, including which teams can battle Clemson.

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Updated Recruiting Rankings

Updated ESPN 300

DE Kayvon Thibodeaux (Westlake Village, California) still remains the No. 1 recruit, but there is plenty of movement behind him, especially within the top 10.

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Expanded class rankings

Defending champion Alabama sits No. 1, while Clemson and Georgia both move up as the rankings expand to the top 40.

Gearing up for Media Days

Everything you need to know about media days 2018

The next two weeks will be the unofficial kickoff to the season, with media days across the country. Here's when and how to watch them.

Power Rankings

Big 12 preseason power rankings: Sooners in familiar spot

Life after Baker Mayfield starts for the Sooners atop the preseason Big 12 power rankings.

SEC preseason power rankings: Bama, Georgia still 1-2

As SEC media days kick off, Alabama and Georgia top the conference preseason power rankings. The last time they faced off, it was for the national championship.

Top players in 2018

Who will be the nation's top QB in 2018?

Everything starts and ends with the quarterback. A quarterback can make or break a team, but these passers are sure to light up the gridiron this fall.

Who will be the nation's best pass-rusher in 2018?

Nick Bosa and Clelin Ferrell put backfields on notice, making their presence known by pressuring passers, and 2018 should be much of the same.



Tom Herman changing the culture at Texas

Trevor Matich's college tour takes him to Texas to see why new coach Tom Herman has put a renewed emphasis on the offensive line.




Swinney's best moments at Clemson

Dabo Swinney has been known to bust a move or dig deep with a great quote down in Death Valley.




Alabama not resting on championship laurels

The defending champs define consistent excellence, but QB uncertainty and a reliance on youth have them far from comfortable.


Oklahoma State


Gundy says current players prefer Fortnite to work

CFB Live reacts to Mike Gundy's comments that current players would rather play Fortnite than work as a farmer.


South Carolina


Samuel: 'I think I'm back to myself'

Gamecocks wide receiver Deebo Samuel joins Paul Finebaum to discuss the recovery process from his leg injury and his explosive ability in the open field.


South Carolina


Muschamp excited about his Gamecocks

South Carolina head coach Will Muschamp and quarterback Jake Bentley speak with Paul Finebaum about the constant progression the team made last season.


Florida State


FSU not ready to commit to starting QB

Willie Taggart joins College Football Live and says he's looking for a leader at QB in the battle between Deondre Francois and James Blackman.




Why Khalil Tate is a QB to watch in 2018

After taking over as Arizona's starting QB in 2017, Arizona QB Khalil Tate looks to improve on his breakout sophomore season.




Commodores leaning on their experience

Vanderbilt head coach Derek Mason and quarterback Kyle Shurmur join Paul Finebaum to discuss the amount of depth and talent on their roster this season.



Best of SEC Media Days

SEC Network looks back at memorable moments from the 2018 SEC Media Days in Atlanta.




Malzahn, Tigers finding ways to take that next step

Auburn head coach Gus Malzahn talks about the improvement of QB Jarrett Stidham and the importance of developing the run game.


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Excitement on the field

Way-Too-Early Top 25

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  • Alabama upends Clemson in post-spring Top 25

    The Crimson Tide and Tigers have quarterback battles brewing that will last into the summer. But the defending national champions will do what Nick Saban has always done: reload and aim to repeat.