Mike Zarrilli

College football's great hurry-up offense debate: Such a thing as too fast?

There's no widely known evidence that hurry-up offenses pose health risks to college football players. Still, certain (mostly SEC) coaches feel there's such a thing as too much speed. See our SEC Media Days stream for more on the topic.

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Yes, this is what we want football to be

Almost a year ago, Nick Saban launched a debate on the future of college football. Despite there being no known evidence that up-tempo offenses are bad for players, we're all still talking about it.

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Kiffin chimes in on the hurry-up debate

The USC coach has an insight on the issue. Also, his team has to play Oregon frequently.

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Mike Leach has SEC opinions

One of the grandfathers of the spread doesn't have time for the debate over the hurry-up. He does have time for other things, though, including the SEC's depth and new targeting rules.

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Holgo on hurry-up: 'Get over it'

Well how about that? A Red Bull-sippin', devil-may-care offensive football coach thinks people need to get over their fear of the hurry-up.

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Kingsbury responds to Saban, Bielema

Kliff Kingsbury called the bluff of those saying football needs to be slowed down, saying there's no proof high-octane offenses like his lead to more injuries -- and that he's just fighting a monster they created.

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Is the Bielema Rule already in effect?

Bret Bielema wants to slow things down. Are the conference's officials already doing that?

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SEC coaches hate speed now

Bielema is the latest college football coach to talk about the need to slow down spread offenses. Is this really a player safety issue, or do these coaches just want to make their jobs easier?

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Nick Saban hates touchdowns, and that's okay

A scoreboard-shattering shootout every now and then never hurt anybody, but Nick Saban's just being Nick Saban.

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