Noles News 08.29.13

Melina Vastola-USA TODAY Sports

Football season kicks off tonight with North Carolina visiting South Carolina. Let's get some reading done.

Travis Rudolph names top 5 schools: Receiver's list has East Coast flavor - SBNation.com
The top receiver prospect has unveiled his five finalists.

THE BUSINESS OF PROTECTION - Every Day Should Be Saturday
Here's Spencer's yearly football kickoff article. And it's a very good one. About an aneurysm and life.

FOOTBALL OUTSIDERS: Innovative Statistics, Intelligent Analysis | FEI Preseason Primer Part I
Good read!

Stopping Jadeveon Clowney: Coaches from across college football have a plan for neutralizing the most hyped player in the nation. Now someone just has to do it. - SBNation.com: Coaches from across college football have a plan for neutralizing the most hyped player in the nation. Now someone just has to do it.

The 2013 College Football Index - SBNation.com
Presenting all 125 of Bill Connelly's advanced college football team profiles, collected for you in one place.

It's personal: Why we love the silly, irrational, ridiculous, beautiful world of college football - SBNation.com
In this excerpt from his book, SB Nation's Bill Connelly, along with other college football experts, details what makes the sport, and everything that surrounds it, so special.

2013 college football preseason rankings consensus: Combining 12 polls into one Top 25 - SBNation.com
Let's combine 12 different polls into one ranking. Guess who's on top?

2013 ACC football megapreview: Stability, crapshoots, and everything in between - SBNation.com
ACC football will once again be a delightful mess in some regards, despite the emerging dominance of both Florida State and Clemson. The Atlantic Division figures to conclude in one of two ways, but the Coastal? That's where the fun lies.

Rolling Stone fans smoke from Aaron Hernandez's Florida days, but not fire - Alligator Army
A juicy Rolling Stone story on Aaron Hernandez is erratic at best when referring to his college days.

Betting

College football betting picks, Week 1: Clemson, Alabama, UNC to beat the odds - SBNation.com
The slate features just two matchups pitting ranked teams against each other, and 30 games with spreads of three touchdowns or more! But, it is football. Our long summer is over. Let's get to the wagers.

2013 college football season bets: Which teams will win (or lose) big? - SBNation.com
Ohio State and Alabama are the most popular wagers, but value can be found elsewhere. Here are my season college football gambling picks.

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