College football preseason awards watch lists are, at best, little more than a summertime curiosity these days and, at worst, an easy punchline. For one, there are far too many awards -- only country music likes to give itself as many trophies as this sport.
about 1189 days ago | Brian Bennett | Penn State Nittany Lions
Stats don't always tell the full story for a defensive player, but one number usually correlates to a tremendous season: 10 sacks. Only one player in the Big Ten in the past two years has gotten to 10 sacks in a season, and only 20 players in the FBS did it last year.
about 1236 days ago | Brian Bennett | Ohio State Buckeyes
We're taking snapshots of each position group with each Big Ten team entering the spring. Up next: the defensive lines. Illinois: This is a significant concern for the Illini, especially after the recent departure of Houston Bates, who started last season at the Leo (defensive end/outside linebacker) spot.
about 1329 days ago | Adam Rittenberg | Penn State Nittany Lions
Bowl season was kind to the ACC in a few games (Florida State and Clemson won BCS games), not-so-kind in a few others (Miami, Virginia Tech, we're looking at you) and at least one was a little of both (can we get Texas A&M and Duke every year?
about 1382 days ago | David M. Hale and Matt Fortuna | Florida State Seminoles
As always, a big thank you to ESPN Stats & Info, along with sports information departments across the ACC, for these tidbits. BOSTON COLLEGE: The Eagles are fifth among FBS schools in red-zone offense through 10 games.
about 1430 days ago | Matt Fortuna | Florida State Seminoles
Football. Tonight. AthlonSports' Steven Lassan makes his predictions for Week 8 in the ACC. Clemson's defense can break Florida State by cashing in on third down, Mandrallius Robinson writes in the Greenville News.
about 1466 days ago | Matt Fortuna | Florida State Seminoles