Spring practice has ended, here are all the key injuries, personnel decisions and storylines
Depending on your point of view, spring practice is either a respite from the football-free months of winter and a taste of things to come in August. On the other hand, it’s only appealing to the hardcore football fan.
Sure, there’s the same questions every year -- is my team’s defense really good or is the offense really bad, or vice versa. But there’s also plenty of news and notes.
Who are the greatest college running backs of the BCS era?
Greatness is defined in so many different ways. Statistical production, individual awards, team success, longevity, supporting cast, level of competition, raw talent and athletic ability all factor heavily in determining overall greatness. Sometimes, you simply know greatness when you see it.
So all factors were considered when trying to determine who the greatest running backs of the BCS era have been. Here are the Top 50 ball carriers since the BCS was implemented in 1998:
Who are the best sleepers NFL teams should be targeting after Round 1?
The first round of the NFL Draft monopolizes coverage in the media and fan’s minds alike. While the first 32 picks are important and generally feature the most elite talents, the best organizations in football are competitive year after year because of quality middle round work.
For the first time ever, Athlon Sports is letting fans choose the Ohio State Buckeyes cover of our 2013 Big Ten College Football Preview magazine. Two great shots of quarterback Braxton Miller are available to choose from.
Fans can vote once a day through April 22, with the winning cover hitting newsstands at the end of May.
Brutus gets his bell rung by linebacker David Perkins.
Nobody said being a mascot was easy. You have to walk around in a hot, furry costume that smells like feet and cheese, wear an oversized head that could topple you at any second, and (worse yet) pantomime your every emotion. But on the bright side, you don't have to get the crap knocked out of you on the gridiron. Well, unless you're the Ohio State Mascot "Brutus," who made the bad mistake of jumping into practice during OSU's Student Appreciation Day. Enjoy.