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San Diego State Aztecs season preview

Coach Rocky Long is on a roll after three successful seasons in the Mountain West Conference. He has compiled a 25-14 overall record and taken the Aztecs to three consecutive bowl games. San Diego State slipped a bit in 2013, but they are geared up to make another run at the conference championship with the return of 14 starters. Quinn Kaehler returns for his senior season as San...
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Kansas State Wildcats season preview

Head coach Bill Snyder has enjoyed an incredibly successful run in his second tenure with the Kansas State Wildcats and led his squad to an 8-5 record in 2013 along with a victory in the Buffalo Wild Wings Bowl. The legendary Snyder returns more than half of his starters and will make a serious run at the Big 12 crown in 2014. Senior Jake Waters returns to take snaps after an efficient...
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Iowa Hawkeyes season preview

Iowa appears to be on the road to success with 16th year head coach Kirk Ferentz, but the Hawkeyes have failed to top the Big Ten Conference for 10 consecutive years. Ferentz is a perennial candidate for NFL head coaching gigs, however he has maintained his loyalty to the Iowa program, which reached the Outback Bowl in 2013. Junior quarterback Jake Rudock will call the snaps for...
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Utah Utes season preview

Kyle Whittingham enjoyed tremendous success during his first nine seasons as head coach of the Utah Utes, and reached the Sun Bowl in the Utah’s first season in the Pac-12. It’s been a bumpy road the last couple years with consecutive 5-7 records, but coach Whittingham may have the right players to make an impact in 2014. The offense will be led by the 6-foot 7-inch tall, 240...
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Utah State Aggies season preview

The Utah State Aggies rolled over opponents in 2013 and won the Mountain division with a 9-5 record under first year head coach Matt Wells. Momentum is on the side of the Aggies, but with returning just four starters each on offense and defense will mean that underclassmen will need to step up in 2014. Quarterback Chuckie Keeton is back for his senior season after tearing both his...
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2014 Preseason All-Sun Belt Conference Team

The 2014 Preseason All-Sun Belt Conference Team by College Football Universe is released. Louisiana-Lafayette racked up the most first team players with six while Arkansas State is a close second at five. Other schools represented by first team players are South Alabama (four), ULM (four) Troy (two), Texas State (two), Appalachian State (one), and Idaho (one). Louisiana quarterback...
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San Jose State Spartans season preview

Scoring points was not a problem for first year head coach Ron Caragher in 2013, but unfortunately the dreadful San Jose State defense served up over 35 points per game to the opposition last season. With the return of several starts on both offense and defense, 2014 could be the year for San Jose State to make a serious run at the West division crown. The prolific quarterback David...
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East Carolina Pirates season preview

East Carolina looks to be a program on the rise at just the right time as the Pirates make the move to the American Athletic Conference this season. ECU had a record breaking 2013 year with their first bowl victory since 2007 and first 10-win season since 1991 while also scoring the most points for a season in school history. The ECU offense brings in the dynamic duo of quarterback...
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Rutgers Scarlet Knights season preview

In his third season as the head coach at Rutgers, Kyle Flood will be coaching in his third difference conference in 2014, as the Scarlet Knights move into the Big Ten. The new conference will be a step up in competition for Rutgers, especially after a disappointing 6-7 record in 2013. "Every day I go out to practice and I see those young players, and I see improvement and I...
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Syracuse Orange season preview

Syracuse surprised many last year by finishing 7-6 in its first season in the ACC and first season under head coach Scott Shafer, and the Orange appear to be in good shape to match or exceed that win total in Shafer’s second season. Unlike last season, there is no quarterback controversy in Syracuse, as junior Terrel Hunt returns after starting the final 10 games last season...
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UTEP Miners season preview

The University of Texas El-Paso has never really experienced much success on the gridiron. Only two times in history have the Miners reached a bowl game in back to back seasons and one of the occurrences was in the mid 50’s. Head coach Sean Kugler is a former NFL offensive line coach for Pittsburgh and the Buffalo Bills. The Miners went 2-10 in his first year at helm and the future...
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UTSA Roadrunners season preview

The University Of Texas at San Antonio's football program was nothing more than just an idea in 2006. The idea was brought up to give more funding to their athletics program and after $84 million spent on an athletic complex, here we are today talking about UTSA as a division I football program with 19 wins to it's name. The Roadrunners are coached by none other than Larry...
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Tulsa Golden Hurricane season preview

Tulsa is not necessarily a perennial football powerhouse, but the team still has a nice tradition of winning football games. Which puts last seasons 3-9 record as a huge disappointment for the program. Tulsa won 11 games just the year before, but when your offense gives the ball away and your defense can't stop anybody thing can go downhill fast. Golden Hurricane head coach Bill...
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Buffalo Bulls season preview

Entering his fifth season at Buffalo, head coach Jeff Quinn may have his work cut out for him, despite coming off one of the best seasons in school history. After finishing 8-5 and winning a school record six conference games last season, the Bulls return just 11 starters and have a lot of key players to replace on both sides of the ball.One key player who will return is junior quarterback...
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Connecticut Huskies season preview

After a disappointing 3-9 campaign in 2013, Connecticut hopes to get things turned in 2014 under the leadership of new head coach Bob Diaco, who will be a head coach for the first time in his career in 2014 after spending the last four years as the defensive coordinator at Notre Dame. "There is progress. It's not enough so we're not satisfied. Losing hurts and we'...
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Massachusetts Minutemen season preview

Entering its third season of playing football at the FBS level, Massachusetts welcomes back Mark Whipple as its head coach after Whipple coached the Minute Men previously from 1998 to 2003.  After posting back-to-back 1-11 seasons, Massachusetts is in dire need of some wins in 2014. "I have a lot to give," said Whipple. "I can make a bigger impact than I have ever...
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Duke Blue Devils season preview

Duke had a historic 2013 in which they finished with a school record for wins in a season including many other firsts such as the Blue Devils first ever appearance in the ACC Championship game. The Blue Devils won games over two ranked opponents being Miami and Virginia Tech. David Cutcliffe is a large reason for the vaulting success of the football program and received Coach of...
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Boston College Eagles season preview

Steve Addazio surprised many by taking Boston College to a bowl game in his first season as the Eagle’s head coach last year.  He led the Eagles to a 7-6 record in 2013, which was a significant improvement from Boston College’s 2-10 record in 2012, and Addazio hopes to continue to move the program forward in 2014. Offensively, the Eagles will take a big hit in 2014, as they...
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Rice Owls season preview

David Bailiff might as well be the most underrated head coach in College Football. The head coach of Rice has quietly turned the Owls into one solid football program. When he took over Rice in 2007, the Owls had only one bowl game appearance since 1961. Seven years later, here we are and Rice has made a bowl game in each of the last two years. Oh and they are the reigning Conference...
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UNLV Running Rebels season preview

It’s been a long time since Las Vegas was known for their college football prowess, that day has come after Bobby Hauck led the Runnin’ Rebels to the Heart of Dallas Bowl in 2013. UNLV lost 36-14 to North Texas, but finished 7-6 overall, thus being the first winning season of Hauck’s tenure. The Rebels scored 30 points per game in 2013 and gave up even more (31.8). Coach...
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Nevada Wolf Pack season preview

Coach Brian Polian didn’t become a legend in Reno by winning only four games in his first season as head coach, however the Nevada Wolf Pack are primed and ready to go in 2014 with the return of twenty starters. The Wolf Pack offense can put points on the board. Senior quarterback Cody Fajardo led an attack that averaged 26.9 points per game in 2013, and completed an astounding...
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Tulane Green Wave season preview

The Tulane Green Wave are coming off a successful 7-6 bowl season in their last year as a member of Conference USA. Tulane will step up the competition slightly by moving to the American Athletic for 2014 and with the 52nd overall strength of schedule. The Green Wave returns a strong base of players including 48 lettermen, 40 upperclassmen, 21 seniors, and 14 starters.  ...
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North Texas Mean Green season preview

Coming off one of the greatest seasons in program history, North Texas will look to build off of their nine-win season. The successful year was capped off with a 36-14 victory over UNLV in the Heart of Dallas Bowl, the program’s first bowl win since 2002. Head Coach Dan McCarney was rewarded with a five-year extension. 

    After his extension, McCarney said that his team’s...
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Preseason American Athletic All-Conference Team: Houston stacks team, ECU brings talent

The 2014 Preseason American Athletic All-Conference Team by College Football Universe is listed below. Houston has the highest number of first team players selected with six. The rest of the first team is assorted as follows: Cincinnati (two), Connecticut (two), East Carolina (three), Memphis (three), SMU (one), South Florida (one), Temple (one), Tulane (three), and UCF ...
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Kansas Jayhawks season preview

Lawrence was a tough place to be for loyal Kansas Jawhawks fans in 2013, however their 3-9 record was an improvement on the 1-11 season of 2012. Former Notre Dame head coach Charlie Weis appears to be trying to move the program in the right direction and his aura has led top recruits signing up to play KU football. Offensive production was a problem for the Jayhawks last season...
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