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VIDEO: Pros and cons of new NCAA football recruiting rules

New NCAA football recruiting rules — an early signing period and earlier official visits among them — have come under scrutiny.

Scout recruiting analyst Brian Dohn breaks down the pros and cons in the video below and you can read more about the rules and their potential impact… 17 more words

Football Recruiting

Alabama’s Saban blitzes NCAA about its new rules

TUSCALOOSA — For the most part, Nick Saban has had a fairly calm spring.

Outside of a brief blowup in the news conference immediately following the team’s first spring practice, the sometimes-volatile Alabama head coach has maintained his cool through most of his interactions with the media over the last month. 954 more words

SEC News

NCAA 6th Year Database

I have assembled a collection of cases where college football and men’s basketball student athletes have sought a 6th year of eligibility. The database contains summaries of each of those cases, outlining which years a student athlete was active, years they were inactive and reasons for inactivity, and whether they were granted or denied a 6th year. 68 more words

College Football

Big Ten and MAC to experiment with block/charge reviews

More instant replay is coming to college basketball, albeit in a rather narrow avenue to start.

The Big Ten and the MAC have approval to allow for instant replay in instances of block/charge calls dealing with the restricted area at the end of conference games, it was announced Tuesday, 292 more words

A Word from the Coach: Football Through the Past 60 Years

In 1956, football was bunched up compared to the wide-open styles and formations the game is played out today. The formations were wide open in the sense that most teams had a split end, although many like USC came out in two tight ends as a general rule. 1,826 more words

Pro Football

NCAA 6th Year of Eligibility Part 2

*NCAA 6th Year database is now available

In the first part on this topic I focused on a case where one school was pursuing a 6th year for three players in the same season, which seemed peculiar because 6th year waivers are extremely rare; three on one team in one season is a substantial outlier that I felt should be explored further. 2,400 more words

College Football

Mind-blowing Finale: #22 OSU v. Central Mich

You can’t make this stuff up. OSU is driving down the field and running down the clock. You know, your typical “leading late in the 4th” strategy. 507 more words

College Football