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01 Jul 2011, 11:20pm by Aaron Schatz

Simply Saturday

This is a really great feature at ESPN.com, a countdown of their top 50 players who were superstars in college football but never made it big in the NFL. There are players who had a few mediocre years, players who washed out entirely, and players who never even tried to make it as a pro. Sure, a few of the picks are option quarterbacks like J.C. Watts, but most of them are either players who struggled with injury or players whose games should have translated to the NFL, and just didn't. Number One is Archie Griffin.

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21 comments, Last at 05 Jul 2011, 4:58pm by spenczar

22 Jun 2011, 11:02am by Bill Connelly

North Carolina Served With Notice of Allegations, SBN Preview

North Carolina gets served, and Bill Connelly's SB Nation previews continue.

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09 Jun 2011, 05:20pm by Bill Connelly

The Michigan Wolverines and the Power of Perception

Bill Connelly's team profiles at SB Nation continue.

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2 comments, Last at 10 Jun 2011, 7:36pm by Bill Connelly

07 Jun 2011, 06:40pm by Bill Connelly

Terrelle Pryor to Skip Senior Season at Ohio State

Terrelle Pryor has announced that he will skip his senior season at Ohio State.

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51 comments, Last at 11 Jun 2011, 11:02am by zlionsfan

30 May 2011, 09:02am by Brian Fremeau

Ohio State's Jim Tressel Resigns

Jim Tressel is out at Ohio State.

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32 comments, Last at 02 Jun 2011, 8:49pm by ASmitty

27 May 2011, 12:27pm by Bill Connelly

The Texas A&M Aggies And Too Much, Too Soon

A lengthy profile of Texas A&M and the latest from Football Study Hall and SB Nation.

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1 comment, Last at 28 May 2011, 12:05pm by Jeff M.

25 May 2011, 05:05pm by Brian Fremeau

Alabama 1992 Defensive Game Charting

The SI vault posted an image of Gene Stallings' 1992 Alabama defensive quality control chart, a breakdown of dozens of metrics charted during their championship run.

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18 comments, Last at 28 May 2011, 10:15am by DoubleB

25 May 2011, 04:03pm by Bill Connelly

SI: Why Alabama, Not Oklahoma, Should Be Preseason No. 1

Sports Illustrated's Stewart Mandel stakes a claim for a different No. 1 team this fall and uses Football Outsiders data as backup.

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4 comments, Last at 11 Jun 2011, 11:30pm by Arrow

17 May 2011, 12:14pm by Aaron Schatz

The Bowls: Silly Extravagance or Worthwhile Tradition?

College football blogger The Wiz of Odds has analyzed expense reports from 56 of the 70 teams that played in bowl games last year, to try to figure out if the bowl games really are the moneymakers that many college football officials claim them to be. The biggest issue here seems to be "ticket guarantees." Schools agree to purchase a percentage of tickets in order to play in a bowl game, which means if those tickets don't sell to the public, the school is on the hook. And the University of Connecticut got MASSIVELY screwed playing in last year's Fiesta Bowl.

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28 comments, Last at 22 May 2011, 9:22pm by zlionsfan

12 May 2011, 11:20am by Bill Connelly

Lately On Football Study Hall...

Checking in on Bill Connelly's offseason side project at SB Nation.

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