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August 18, 2014

2014 COLLEGE FOOTBALL PREVIEW

Features

BASEBALL

26 The False Fix

MLB investigated allegations of game-fixing, but the real story was even stranger

By Lance Williams and Brian Tuohy

36 George Farmer

USC's wide receiver hopes to join his two high school buddies in the NFL

By Joan Niesen

44 Florida

Life after a 4--8 season: a revamped offense and a whole lot of pressure

By Andy Staples

50 Bobby Petrino

Louisville's coach says he's changed. Fans just want to know if he'll win

By Tim Layden

59 Heisman Watch

Sixteen great players, one statue. Who's got the best shot?

By Zac Ellis

67 Rakeem Cato

The Marshall QB beat the odds to put together a sterling college career

By Martin Rickman

76 Top 25

Our team-by-team breakdown of the top contenders for the four spots in the new playoff

110 After the Storm

Alabama is still reeling from the devastating tornadoes of 2011

By Lars Anderson

Departments

4 SI Digital

6 Leading Off

12 Inbox

14 Scorecard

22 Faces in The Crowd

24 Just My Type

Dan Patrick: Lance on his ongoing need to kick ass

116 Point After

Michael Rosenberg: Get ready for the Jameis Winston hype

SI HAS REGIONAL COVERS THIS WEEK: FROM TOP: TOM DIPACE; KEVIN C. COX/GETTY IMAGES; ALONZO ADAMS/AP; JAMIE SABAU/GETTY IMAGES; LOUIS LOPEZ/CSM/LANDOV

PHOTOPHOTOGRAPH BY BRIAN SMITH FOR SPORTS ILLUSTRATEDROLLING THUNDER After putting up Johnny Football--like numbers in 2013, Cato is a compelling long shot in the Heisman race. FIVE PHOTOS ILLUSTRATION

HOLE YARDS PAR R1 R2 R3 R4
OUT
HOLE YARDS PAR R1 R2 R3 R4
IN
Eagle (-2)
Birdie (-1)
Bogey (+1)
Double Bogey (+2)