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FOR JAN. 16, 2017


Star Search

With the 2016 college football season receding in the rearview mirror, it's time to focus on the stars of tomorrow. And the stars of tomorrow play the same position as the stars of today and yesterday: quarterback. Clemson, off consecutive trips to the national championship game, has one of the top-rated pro-style QBs on the way in 6'4", 201-pound Hunter Johnson. The Brownsburg (Ind.) High star will compete immediately for the spot vacated by NFL-bound DeShaun Watson. Alabama—surprise!—has a top quarterback coming in, and the Tide don't even need a quarterback. Tua Tagovailoa from Saint Louis School in Honolulu is a dual-threat quarterback, and he'll join a team that is led by the standout freshman of 2016—QB Jalen Hurts. Other signal-callers to watch include dual threats Kellen Mond at Texas A&M and Tate Martell at Ohio State. With Signing Day approaching on Feb. 1, go to for the latest recruiting news.


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Claims to Fame

The notable names in Super Bowl history are often unexpected. Who will make headlines after Super Bowl LI in Houston? is checking in on some boldface names from past games. From Panthers kicker John Kasay, who committed a kickoff blunder late in Super Bowl XXXVIII against the Patriots, to Giants hero David Tyree and Redskins running back John Riggins (right), our team of writers examines the lasting effects of a moment in the spotlight. Read the series at

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