2017 Football Recruiting Composite Team Rankings

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    Alabama Crimson Tide Head Coach Nick Saban (Photo: Kirby Lee, USA TODAY Sports)



    Feb. 8, 2017


    About 247Sports Composite:

    The 247Sports Composite is a proprietary algorithm that compiles rankings and ratings listed in the public domain by the major media recruiting services, creating the industry's most comprehensive and unbiased prospect and team rankings.

    About 247Sports Recruiting:

    Powered by innovative technology products, 247Sports employs a staff of more than 50 full time recruiting reporters and evaluators that rank and compile data on the nation's elite high school recruits.

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    New lawsuit alleges 52 'acts of rape' by 31 Baylor players

    baylor university college football lawsuitby Tom Fornelli

    January 27, 2017

    The allegations span 2011 to 2014 and include a significant number of incidents

    A new lawsuit against Baylor over Title IX violations and negligence was filed by a former student Friday. The lawsuit, as first reported by the Dallas Morning News but since obtained by CBS Sports, makes some serious claims against the school, allegations that make the culture at Baylor look even worse than it did before, hard as that might be to believe.

    The lawsuit alleges that there were 52 "acts of rape" committed by 31 different Baylor football players from 2011-14. The woman who filed the lawsuit, identified as Elizabeth Doe, says she was raped by two Baylor football players in 2013, who were both named suspects in the incident but never charged by police.

    Doe accuses former Baylor players Tre'Von Armstead and Shamycheal Chatman of gang-raping her following a party on April 18, 2013.

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    Ranking all 42 college football postseason games

    Ranking all 42 college football postseason games
    USA Today College Bowl Champion

    Ted Miller
    ESPN Senior Writer

    January 12, 2017


    Too many bowl games? That's just dumb.

    While not every postseason game scintillated with derring-do and thrilling finishes, more than half of the 42 games were decided by eight or fewer points.

    Here's a ranking of all the postseason games from worst to best. And here's a guess you already know the top three.

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    New Pacific Pro Football League Details

    The Pacific Pro Football League announced Wednesday its intention to begin play next winter. The development program for players who graduated high school but aren't currently playing in college is expected to feature four teams playing under professional rules.

    ESPN.com reported information provided by the league, which includes former NFL wide receiver Ed McCaffrey as well as Tom Brady's agent, Don Yee, among the founders, stated the average salary will be around $50,000, with 50 players on each roster.

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