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2016 Schedule
10-3, 1st in MW - Mountain
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What's the biggest spring storyline for each top 25 team?

Spring practices are beginning. Whether it's replacing a coach or a quarterback, evaluating a big-name transfer or getting top recruits into the mix, each of our top 25 teams faces uncertainties.

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Post-signing day Way-Too-Early 2017 Top 25

USC had the strongest signing day. Urban Meyer inked his best class. Florida State grabbed the best available player. But Bama remains No. 1 in the second edition of the Way-Too-Early Top 25.

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Grading the best of the rest

Notre Dame took the sting off a subpar season by winning big on national signing day, but the Irish weren't the only team from outside of the Power 5 conferences to score on the recruiting trail.

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Broncos' season ended with a thud

The loss at Air Force was tough enough to swallow. Boise State was then dominated by a Baylor team that had every reason to mail in its Cactus Bowl performance. Bryan Harsin takes no momentum into the 2017 season. Coaches' stock (Insider)

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Mountain West ties for most G5 wins

New Mexico, San Diego State, Hawai'i and Air Force won bowl games to give the Mountain West a 4-3 bowl record. No other Group of 5 conference earned more wins.

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Petersen keeping football in perspective (3:08)
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Group of 5 schools considering own playoff

A growing number of Group of 5 officials are in favor of adding a playoff specifically for the Group of 5 schools because it's been 32 years since a non-Power 5 team won a national championship.

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Ian Johnson celebrates 10 year anniversary of Boise State trick play, proposal (1:53)
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Cannon's huge night leads Baylor over Boise State (1:17)

Ted Miller ESPN Senior Writer 

Who says bowls don't matter? Baylor was thrilled with Cactus Bowl win.

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2016 Motel 6 Cactus Bowl trophy ceremony for Baylor's 31-12 win over Boise State (3:38)
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Baylor head coach Jim Grobe on his emotions following Baylor's bowl game victory (1:38)

Dave Tuley ESPN Staff Writer 

Baylor routs Boise State 31-12 in Cactus Bowl. The ViewFromVegas is the Bears were 7.5-point underdogs and +240 on the money line. The game stayed well under the betting total of 71 points. Underdogs went 4-0 ATS today and are 16-5 ATS (76.2 percent) overall. Over/unders were 2-2 on the day, but unders lead 12-9 (57.1 percent).