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August 10, 2015

College Football PREVIEW

DEPARTMENTS

2 SI Digital

4 Leading Off

14 Inbox

16 Scorecard

23 Faces in The Crowd

24 Just My Type

Dan Patrick: Larry Bird missed a Hoosiers moment

100 Point After

Phil Taylor: Tom Brady should end DeflateGate

32 Dak Prescott

The Mississippi State QB knows the high price of being an SEC star

By Pete Thamel

40 Trick Plays

These stunts are often more fun than effective, but that's just fine

By Albert Chen

48 LaQuan McGowan

Could Baylor's mammoth guard become a 6'7", 392-pound tight end?

By Andy Staples

56 Virtual Reality

New technology is pushing limits in practice, analysis and recruiting

By Lindsay Schnell

62 Race to New York

The 15 players to watch in the quest for the '15 Heisman Trophy

By Zac Ellis

64 The Playoff Bracket

It's never too early to predict the final four. Let the debate begin

66 The Top 25

Schedule breakdowns, x-factors and opposing coaches' takes

96 Group of 5

The teams and players to watch from the nonpower conferences

By Chris Johnson

SI HAS REGIONAL COVERS THIS WEEK: ANDREW HANCOCK FOR SI (OHIO STATE); TREVOR PAULHUS FOR SI (TCU); TODD ROSENBERG FOR SI (NOTRE DAME); MICHAEL MULVEY FOR SI (MISSISSIPPI STATE)

PHOTOPHOTOGRAPH BY GREG NELSON FOR SPORTS ILLUSTRATEDBIG EXPERIMENT Safeties around the country will be trembling in fear at the prospect of tackling McGowan. FOUR PHOTOS

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)