The staff thinks it did that by signing three ESPN 300 defensive linemen in December. Getting Andres Fox and Tobe Umerah out of the southeast was a plus, too. — Aschoff
Forget replacing Kerryon Johnson and Kamryn Pettway for a moment. Gus Malzahn has never failed to produce a 1,000-yard rusher, after all. Focus instead on the receivers, where the Tigers desperately need a difference-maker.
She is the recipient of three Grammy Awards (18 nominations), one Daytime Emmy Award, three Billboard Music Awards, six MTV Video Music Awards, two MTV Europe Awards, two People’s Choice Awards and was named Billboard’s Woman of the Year in 2013.
P!nk joins the ranks of many performers who have sung the Super Bowl national anthem, including Luke Bryan, Lady Gaga, Idina Menzel, Renée Fleming, Alicia Keys, Billy Joel, Diana Ross, Neil Diamond, Whitney Houston, Harry Connick, Jr., Garth Brooks, Natalie Cole, Vanessa Williams, Luther Vandross, Cher, Faith Hill, Mariah Carey, Dixie Chicks, Beyoncé Knowles, Christina Aguilera and many more. (A complete list of national anthem performers from past Super Bowls is listed below.)
In addition, on behalf of the National Association of the Deaf (NAD), actor and director Alexandria Wailes will perform in American sign language both the national anthem and “America The Beautiful.”
Linebacker Bo Bauer is a four-star, just outside the ESPN 300, and is joined by three-stars Justin Ademilola, Ja’Mion Franklin, Ovie Oghoufo and Paul Moala. — VanHaaren
New coach Josh Heupel believes in making the offensive line a priority when taking over a program, so it makes sense that UCF signed six linemen, including the two junior college transfers he was able to bring in shortly after getting hired. UCF loses two stalwarts on the offensive line in Aaron Evans and Chavis Dickey, and replacing them will be a top spring priority. — Adelson