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Writing about college football at Sports Illustrated and talking about it at SiriusXM College Sports Nation. Also posting occasional culinary erotica.Writing about college football at Sports Illustrated and talking about it at SiriusXM College Sports Nati

Long snappers face unique transition to pros

si.com — Get all of Andy Staples's columns as soon as they're published. Download the new Sports Illustrated app (iOS or Android) and personalize your experience by following your favorite teams and SI writers. FLEMING ISLAND, Fla. - Paul Theus only wanted two more points. He never imagined he'd put his oldest son on a path toward the NFL.

Is there growing Pac-12 unease with Larry Scott?

campusrush.com — Pac-12 commissioner Larry Scott has his share of detractors within the league, largely because they dislike his management style and the fact the Pac-12 Network-Scott's signature creation-has not generated the kind of revenue for which conference members had hoped.

The MMQB with Peter King

mmqb.si.com — Click here for our NFC draft projections. Bills' Needs By Andy Benoit Buffalo's defense took a step back last year. New head coach Rex Ryan departed from the straightforward 4-3 zone principles of previous defensive coordinator Jim Schwartz and employed his usual 3-4 pressure packages.

UCLA AD Dan Guerrero explains his vote

si.com — Get all of Andy Staples's columns as soon as they're published. Download the new Sports Illustrated app (iOS or Android) and personalize your experience by following your favorite teams and SI writers. UCLA athletic director Dan Guerrero didn't expect the satellite camp issue to come to a vote at the NCAA's Division I Council meeting on April 9.

Is Mark Helfrich under pressure at Oregon?

si.com — College Football #DearAndy: Eason for Heisman, Helfrich's future and Buckeyes' biggest need Sports Illustrated's Andy Staples answers your questions from Twitter including Mark Helfrich's job security at Oregon, how many Heisman trophies Georgia quarterback Jacob Eason will win and what Ohio State Buckeyes' biggest roster need will be.

The MMQB with Peter King

mmqb.si.com — Cowboys' Needs By Andy Benoit While defensive coordinator Rod Marinelli has expanded his scheme to include a greater variety of sub-package fronts and pressure concepts, he's still an aficionado of the classic 4-3 zone. Even if he continues to sprinkle in more man-to-man out of his 4-3, the scheme's demand for pass rushers is fierce on the inside and outside.

Can Michigan State football keep rolling in 2016?

campusrush.com — EAST LANSING, Mich. - Three massive men walked out of Michigan State's offensive line meeting room one morning in late March. Tackle Jack Conklin, center Jack Allen and guard Donovan Clark left behind the doughnuts that had been ordered for their meeting with an NFL scout.

Is Tennessee ready to make the jump and win the SEC East?

campusrush.com — KNOXVILLE, Tenn. - A cool breeze blew through Neyland Stadium on a recent Saturday. Dozens of recruits in town for a junior day were being ferried back to the football complex so coaches could make their hard sells to come to Tennessee.

Can Kirby Smart bring Alabama-type success to Georgia?

campusrush.com — ATHENS, Ga. - It was the perfect new-coach-story anecdote. After a practice last week, Georgia tight end Jeb Blazevich explained that, as of recently, different position groups have been tasked with tidying the locker room each day. Too much tape hit the floor instead of the garbage can.

Will the NCAA overturn satellite camp ban?

si.com — College Football #DearAndy: Harbaugh, NCAA ban on satellite camps and best hair in CFB Sports Illustrated's Andy Staples answers your questions from Twitter including the odds the NCCA overturns the ban on satellite camps, Jim Harbaugh giving "leadership" conferences, best hair in College Football and the best food to eat on an airplane.
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Apr 29, 2016

There was nothing he could do. Sanctions had been handed down by the time he became AD. twitter.com/scurryn/status…

Apr 29, 2016

RT @McCannSportsLaw: My @SInow legal analysis of the bizarre Laremy Tunsil social media hacking during NFL Draft: si.com/nfl/2016/04/29… hpic.twitter.com/GiBQy952CLtps://t.co/GiBQy952CL

Apr 29, 2016

The definition of amateurism has always been fluid and lately depends on what happens in federal court. twitter.com/TennCup/status…

Apr 29, 2016

That's one of the craziest parts. Would have been biggest story in CFB. Now a footnote. twitter.com/mdewitt215/sta…

Apr 29, 2016

He'd say he absolutely paid players, then get elected president of the NCAA. Claire would be SEC commish. twitter.com/TravHaneyESPN/…

Apr 29, 2016

Just completely flipping the script and supporting paying players might gain a ton of public support. Somebody has to try that, right?Just completely flipping the script and supporting paying players might gain a ton of public support. Somebody has to try that, right?

Apr 29, 2016

If I'm Hugh and Ross Bjork, I just go straight at the NCAA rules. Support the plaintiffs in Jenkins v. NCAA. twitter.com/John93S/status…

Apr 29, 2016

I'm just funnin' with you, man. They'll be TOTALLY fine after this. twitter.com/John93S/status…

Apr 29, 2016

He's not saying anything publicly. Because what can he say? Privately, some expletives. twitter.com/John93S/status…

Apr 29, 2016

I just think you have no idea what Hugh Freeze is going through right now. twitter.com/John93S/status…


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