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4 hrs ago | The Oregonian

College football 2014 preview: Offensive playmakers to watch this season

On Monday, we looked at the top quarterbacks in the country for the upcoming season, but who will those quarterbacks throw and hand off to in 2014? Today, as we continue our college football season preview, we look at the top offensive skill players around the nation: five receivers, five running backs and three tight ends.

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Related Topix: Sports, NCAA Sports, Baylor Bears NCAA Football, Baylor University NCAA, Antwan Goodley, NCAA Football, Dres Anderson

12 hrs ago | NewsOK.com

Oklahoma football: Optimism reigns over defense

Trevor Knight played an all-world Sugar Bowl and is protected by a deep and salty wall of blockers.

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Related Topix: Geneo Grissom, Sports, NCAA Sports, University of Oklahoma NCAA, Oklahoma Sooners NCAA Football, NCAA Football, Alabama Crimson Tide NCAA Football, University of Alabama NCAA

Wed Aug 20, 2014

ESPN.com

Auburn's revenge? Updyke into dunk tank

Updkye, the Alabama fan who infamously poisoned Auburn's beloved oak trees at Toomer's Corner in 2010, has agreed to appear at a charity event Sept.

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Related Topix: Sports, AJ McCarron, NFL Players, NFL Football, Cincinnati Bengals

Sporting News

Playoff sleeper? Michael Brewer gives Virginia Tech chance

Hayes: There was a time when I thought Virginia Tech, after two disastrous step-back seasons, was in position to make it happen.

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Related Topix: Mark Leal, Sports, NCAA Sports, Virginia Tech Hokies NCAA Football, Virginia Polytechnic Institute NCAA, NCAA Football, Logan Thomas, Blake Sims

ESPN

Alabama's O-line looks to bond even more

There's a certain pride that comes with playing along the Alabama Crimson Tide offensive line.

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Related Topix: Chance Warmack, D.J Fluker, Arie Kouandjio, Anthony Steen, Barrett Jones

Roll Bama Roll

10 Days Until...

In 2009, AJ was a scrawny kid out of St. Paul's Episcopal in Mobile, AL with a big flop of hair and only a weeping Jesus gracing his chest.

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Related Topix: Alabama High School Sports, Alabama High School Football, High School Football, High School Sports, Greg McElroy, Phillip Sims, Sports, NCAA Sports, Alabama Crimson Tide NCAA Football, University of Alabama NCAA, NCAA Football

The Columbus Dispatch

College football: QB's role continues to evolve, increase

The importance of a college quarterback was established long before Ohio State learned it had lost Braxton Miller for the season to a shoulder injury.

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Related Topix: Devin Gardner, Greg McElroy, Sports, NCAA Sports, Alabama Crimson Tide NCAA Football, University of Alabama NCAA, NCAA Football, Nathan Scheelhaase

Tue Aug 19, 2014

O-R Online

Bad behavior on social media can cost recruits

Penn State offensive line coach Herb Hand is one of the more active college coaches on Twitter and uses the social media platform to keep an eye on potential recruits.

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Related Topix: Sports, NCAA Sports, Alabama Crimson Tide NCAA Football, University of Alabama NCAA, NCAA Football

Alabama Live

Nick Saban updates Alabama QB battle, offers unprompted praise to a potential No. 3

Alabama quarterback candidates Blake Sims , Jacob Coker and Alec Morris listen to offensive coordinator/quarterbacks coach Lane Kiffin during Alabama's 16th preseason football practice of the 2014 season, Wednesday, August 13, 2014, at the Thomas-Drew Practice Facility in Tuscaloosa, Ala.

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Related Topix: Phillip Sims, Blake Sims, Sports, NCAA Sports, Alabama Crimson Tide NCAA Football, University of Alabama NCAA, NCAA Football

For Whom The Cowbell Tolls

2014 MSU Football Opponent Preview: Alabama

MSU will travel to Tuscaloosa to face the Crimson Tide in November. Can the Bulldogs upset Saban's evil empire in 2014? The 2013 Alabama-MSU game was painful.

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Related Topix: DeAndrew White, C.J Mosley, Cade Foster, Blake Sims, Sports, NCAA Sports, Alabama Crimson Tide NCAA Football, University of Alabama NCAA, NCAA Football

Alabama Live

Eddie Lacy tunes up as part of Alabama's NFL preseason Week 2

Green Bay running back Eddie Lacy got his first NFL preseason action of 2014 on Saturday during the Packers' 21-7 victory over the St. Louis Rams.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Green Bay Packers, Eddie Lacy, Kevin Norwood, Julio Jones, NFL Players

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Alabama Live

Alabama's starting quarterbacks hang on to the job like pit bulls with pork chops

John Parker Wilson throws a pass during Alabama's 36-0 win in the 2008 Iron Bowl in Tuscaloosa, one of 40 straight games he started at quarterback for the Crimson Tide.

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Related Topix: Blake Sims, John Parker Wilson, Sports, NCAA Sports, Alabama Crimson Tide NCAA Football, University of Alabama NCAA, NCAA Football, Greg McElroy

ESPN

Tide offense has mismatches everywhere

Best of luck to the defensive coordinators tasked with devising game plans for Alabama this season.

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Related Topix: Blake Sims, Sports, NCAA Sports, Alabama Crimson Tide NCAA Football, University of Alabama NCAA, NCAA Football

Roll Bama Roll

2014 Alabama Crimson Tide Football Preview: The Receivers

To say this unit will be a strength for the Crimson Tide may be a bit of an understatement.

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Related Topix: Sports, NCAA Sports, Alabama Crimson Tide NCAA Football, University of Alabama NCAA, Julio Jones, NCAA Football, SEC Football

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Florida State tops inaugural RedRaiders.com Top 25

Alabama head coach Nick Saban talks about Alabama's scrimmage on Saturday, Aug. 16, 2014, at Bryant-Denny Stadium in Tuscaloosa, Ala.

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Related Topix: Telvin Smith, Sports, NCAA Sports, Florida State Seminoles NCAA Football, Florida State University NCAA, NCAA Football, Nick Marshall, Auburn Tigers NCAA Football, Auburn University NCAA, High School Football, Texas High School Football

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Joe Medley: Who will 'win the job?'

Another closed Alabama scrimmage went by with the release of no passing statistics Saturday.

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Related Topix: Barrett Jones, Blake Sims

Alabama Live

Barrett Jones out after back surgery, putting another NFL season in jeopardy

Alabama center Barrett Jones protects quarterback AJ McCarron during an SEC game against Tennessee at Neyland Stadium in Knoxville, Tenn., on Oct. 20, 2012.

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Related Topix: Sports, St. Louis Rams, NFL Football, Barrett Jones, C.J Mosley, NFL Players, Scott Wells

Sat Aug 16, 2014

Sunherald.com

D'Iberville ready to defend Region 4-6A title

D'IBERVILLE -- D'Iberville coach Buddy Singleton has never avoided a tough non-district schedule in the 30 seasons he has coached at D'Iberville.

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USA Today

Alabama refocuses after last season's nightmarish end

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. - Like in the best horror flicks - or worst, depending on your perspective - the scene rolls, over and over again, through his mind.

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Related Topix: Blake Sims, Sports, NCAA Sports, Alabama Crimson Tide NCAA Football, University of Alabama NCAA, NCAA Football, SEC Football, Chris Davis

The Oregonian

College football 2014: 7 storylines to watch this season

Alabama quarterback Jacob Coker throws in drills while joined by fellow quarterbacks Cooper Bateman and Alec Morris during NCAA college preseason football practice Friday, Aug. 8, 2014, in Tuscaloosa, Ala.

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Related Topix: Blake Sims, Sports, NCAA Sports, Alabama Crimson Tide NCAA Football, University of Alabama NCAA, NCAA Football, Nick Marshall, Auburn Tigers NCAA Football, Auburn University NCAA

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