USC-Alabama Game Finalized, but It’s A Disappointing One-Off

A rumored USC-Alabama game is now official, per USC Athletics’ official Twitter account. It’s an exciting pairing of two of college football’s most storied programs.

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Butkus Award Watch List Manages to Whiff on Pac-12 Stars

You may have noticed The College Football Huddle is bereft of award watch list rundowns. The various organizations responsible for college football’s various individual honors deluge media every mid-July with increasingly lengthy rosters of preseason candidates.

These are less list than they are databases of virtually every notable player at a given position, thus are only truly newsworthy when there are egregious omissions. The Butkus Award watch list manages to accomplish that feat.
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2014 Heisman Sleeper: Florida CB Vernon Hargreaves III

The most talented player on most SEC rosters has a fighting chance at contending for the Heisman Trophy, particularly if his team’s in conference title contention. Florida sophomore cornerback Vernon Hargreaves III fits the former description. As for the latter? Coming off a wildly disappointing 4-8 season, Hargreaves will play a central role in the Gators’ efforts to reverse course.
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