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MIAMI, FL - OCTOBER 18: Rakeem Cato #12 of the Marshall Thundering Herd is pursued by Giovani Francois #9 of the Florida International Panthers as he scrambles out of the pocket with the ball on October 18, 2014 at FIU Stadium in Miami, Florida.Marshall defeated Florida International 45-13. (Photo by Joel Auerbach/Getty Images)

Heisman Watch: Marshall’s Rakeem Cato Should Be Considered For A Trip To New York

As far as numbers go, Rakeem Cato is a very good player, but to make a run to New York, he will have to go on a tear in the second half of the season.

10/29/2014

SOUTH BEND, IN - OCTOBER 11: Amir Carlisle #3 of the Notre Dame Fighting Irish is tackled by Sam Smiley #3 and Travis Hughes #9 of the North Carolina Tar Heels at Notre Dame Stadium on October 11, 2014 in South Bend, Indiana. Notre Dame defeated North Carloina 50-43. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

College Football Spotlight: Notre Dame Fighting For Respect Vs. Florida State

Until Notre Dame proves it can beat one of the elite programs in college football on a grand stage, the overall assessment of Notre Dame will be that it is good, but not good enough. But this season appears to be up for grabs with plenty of surprises still to come. Can Notre Dame offer one more surprise?

10/14/2014

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5 Must Watch College Football Games This Weekend

After a crazy week 6 in college football in which we saw 11 of the Top 25 ranked teams lose, week 7 is also poised to burst a lot of playoff hopes for many teams.

10/10/2014

STARKVILLE, MS - OCTOBER 04: Dak Prescott #15 of the Mississippi State Bulldogs runs for yards against the Texas A&M Aggies during the fourth quarter of a game at Davis Wade Stadium on October 4, 2014 in Starkville, Mississippi. Mississippi State won the game 48-31. (Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images)

Heisman Watch: Mississippi State’s Dak Prescott Is More Than Tim Tebow 2.0

As the season has seen the rise of Mississippi State football, quarterback Dak Prescott has emerged on the scene as one of college football’s best. Is Prescott the best player in college football?

10/09/2014

STARKVILLE, MS - OCTOBER 04: Brandon Holloway #10 of the Mississippi State Bulldogs reaches for the goal line over Armani Watts #23 of the Texas A&M Aggies during the third quarter of a game at Davis Wade Stadium on October 4, 2014 in Starkville, Mississippi. Mississippi State won the game 48-31. (Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images)

College Football Spotlight: You Cannot Script Drama As Good As This

Each week of college football should be seen as a chapter, and the season the full novel. The only thing is, you cannot script drama this good.

10/07/2014

LINCOLN, NE - SEPTEMPER 27: Running back Ameer Abdullah #8 of the Nebraska Cornhuskers runs past defensive lineman Jihad Ward #17 and defensive back Earnest Thomas III #9 of the Illinois Fighting Illini during their game at Memorial Stadium on September 27, 2014 in Lincoln, Nebraska. (Photo by Eric Francis/Getty Images)

Heisman Watch: Why Michigan State Should Fear Ameer Abdullah Of Nebraska

Nebraska has three Heisman Trophy winners in its storied football history. Running back Ameer Abdullah has a shot to become the school’s fourth Heisman winner.

10/02/2014

DALLAS, TX - SEPTEMBER 27: Deante' Gray #20 of the TCU Horned Frogs runs for a touchdown against the Southern Methodist Mustangs at Gerald J. Ford Stadium on September 27, 2014 in Dallas, Texas. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

College Football Spotlight: College Football’s Best Month Will Get Started With A Bang

October is the best month for college football, and it is getting started on the right foot this weekend. The first weekend in October will serve up six games between top 25 teams, which will be a nice breath of fresh air after the last few weeks.

09/30/2014

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Yankees Make Most Of Wait, Draft Lefty Strikeout Machine Lindgren

Yankees director of amateur scouting Damon Oppenheimer said they picked a kid who has “exceptional strikeout numbers.” Exceptional indeed.

06/06/2014

STARKVILLE, MS - OCTOBER 13: wide receiver Chad Bumphis #1 of the Mississippi State Bulldogs catches a pass and picks up a first down over linebacker A.J. Johnson #45 of the Tennessee Volunteers on October 13, 2012 at Davis Wade Stadium in Starkville, Mississippi. (Photo byChristian Petersen/Getty Images)

Rookie Wide Receiver Chad Bumphis Is Turning Heads In Miami

Miami Dolphins rookie wide receiver Chad Bumphis has shown his ability to play football in training camp. During the Hall of Fame Game, Bumphis showed his ability to play in the NFL.

08/19/2013

Willie Cauley-Stein of the Kentucky Wildcats (Photo by Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

Jon Rothstein’s SEC Offseason Notebook

Who will lead Kentucky? It’s going to be one of the major questions surrounding this team, and it will be one of the keys to the Wildcats potentially winning their second national title in three seasons.

08/12/2013

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Northwestern Ends Longest Postseason Losing Streak With Gator Bowl Win

No. 21 Northwestern beat Mississippi State 34-20 in the Gator Bowl on Tuesday and snapped college football’s longest postseason losing streak.

01/01/2013

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Rothstein Files: Five Teams That Can Break Open A Bracket

Veteran guards? Check. Senior big man? Check. Tournament experience? You better believe it. Fran Dunphy’s Temple team looks like the real deal.

WFAN–02/09/2012

Head coach Rick Stansbury of the Mississippi State Bulldogs talks with Dee Bost #3 of the Mississippi State Bulldogs during a game against the Arizona WIldcats at the 2K Sports Classic Benefiting Coaches Vs Cancer at Madison Square Garden on November 18, 2011 in New York City. (Photo by Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

Rothstein Files: Baylor-Mississippi State Has High Level Feel

Rick Stansbury doesn’t need a scouting report. All it takes is a few minutes of film to recognize just how tough it’s going to be for his Mississippi State team to beat Baylor on Wednesday night in Dallas.

12/28/2011

Tom Crean, head coach of the Indiana Hoosiers, is congratulated after beating the Kentucky Wildcats 73-72. (credit: Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Rothstein Files: Monday Morning College Hoops Notebook

The way the Hoosiers played against the Wildcats for 40 minutes proves they’re good enough to be in the field of 68 come March.

WFAN–12/12/2011

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Rothstein Files: Monday Morning College Hoops Notebook

There are absolutely no excuses for the Bearcats’ 56-54 loss to Presbyterian. But this team desperately needs to get their full complement of able bodies together if they want to be playing solid basketball at the start of the Big East season.

WFAN–11/21/2011

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