The most important Alabama players: No. 8, DeVonta Smith

With all the projections about what lies ahead for Alabama’s season, there is one area in which there are no question marks. That’s the offense. That’s no surprise, given that Alabama has arguably the best offensive line in college football, a running back who ended 2019 playing the best football of his career and two […]

The top 50 players in the 2020 NFL draft class

With the 2020 NFL Draft kicking off Thursday, Touchdown Wire’s Doug Farrar and Mark Schofield collaborated to create overall reports on the 50 players they believe are the best in this draft class. Here’s a look at how the top of the crop stack up, beginning with No. 50. 50. Jordan Love, QB, Utah State […]

Tua may not be a tank-worthy QB but he can be an effective NFL starter. Is that his ceiling?

Remember when “Tank for Tua” was a thing? It wasn’t that long ago. But sometime around the beginning of November we started to realize that Joe Burrow had a chance to jump ahead of Tua Tagovailoa in the pecking order of 2020 NFL draft prospects. By the time the calendar flipped to December, it was no longer […]

2020 NFL Mock Draft: 1st-Round Predictions, Landing Spots for Top Prospects

Professional and amateur sports are stuck in place, yet the countdown to the 2020 NFL draft is suddenly on the horizon. That sure happened quickly, right? As always, the closer we are to the draft, which gets underway April 23, the more misinformation—or, said another way, intentional misdirection—will emerge. Executives and scouts will leak details […]

Evaluating Mac Jones, a loaded WR draft class and more idle college football thoughts

Part of the draw of college football is the endless supply of interesting topics to discuss. In an offseason that has seen sports come to a total stop due to the coronavirus, now’s the time to prove it. The world is full of uncertainty, but we’re going to distract and entertain ourselves with sports all the same. […]

SIS Rookie Football Handbook Preview: Tua Tagovailoa

One Liner  Tagovailoa is a highly accurate and clutch quarterback with great leadership ability and a winning pedigree, who will excel at the next level as long as he protects himself and stays healthy. Overall  Tagovailoa was the quarterback in Alabama’s spread RPO-heavy offense. He played in 33 career games and started 24 the past […]

Top quarterbacks hitting target at absurd rate

College football’s best quarterbacks seem to have this whole offense thing figured out. According to Sports Info Solutions, the top five quarterbacks in “on target percentage” are putting the ball on the mark at least 87.9 percent of the time, with three of the top five most accurate passers calling the SEC home and two […]

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