Barton Simmons

CBS Sports Writer /

Ranking the top 25 quarterback rooms in college football ahead of the 2018 season

It takes more than one arm for sustained success, and these schools clearly know that

These 10 summer enrollees should make instant impacts in college football this season

New, young faces are arriving on campus for summer sessions, and they want to play immediately

Why Oklahoma's seemingly easy quarterback decision is more complicated than it appears

Kyler Murray is playing football this fall, but Lincoln Riley's call is a little deeper than that

Breaking down why five-star quarterbacks are suddenly transferring at a record rate

There's a good reason this signal caller transfer 'epidemic' is ongoing in college football

Alabama, Georgia, Penn State and Texas headline important spring game weekend

There will be storylines a plenty when some traditional powers take the field on Saturday

Next men up: Potential 2018 stars filling the biggest shoes in college football

These are the players who have to replace not only star value but major production next season

College football spring practices: Top 10 position battles to keep an eye on

Taking a look at the most compelling position battles being waged around the country for you to monitor

Who's off and still on the college football graduate transfer quarterback market

Looking for a quick fix at the QB position? Here's a look at who's still available this spring

Breakdown: Nick Saban overhauls entire Alabama coaching staff, but is it better?

An assistant-by-assistant look at changes Saban made to the Tide's staff ahead of 2018

Ranking the nine most important assistant coach hires of the college football offseason

It was one of the busiest offseasons for the assistant coaching ranks

College football recruiting: Ranking the top recruiters in the 2018 recruiting cycle

These are the guys that did the heavy lifting -- the top 10 assistant coach recruiters in the 2018 cycle

Overshadowed by UCF and FAU's success, Butch Davis quietly building a winner at FIU

Coaching turnover and banner years kept most people from recognizing Davis' success in 2017

National Signing Day 2018: Winners and losers, college football recruiting rankings

Georgia had as perfect of a National Signing Day as a coach could dream up

National Signing Day 2018: College football recruiting rankings, top commitments

Check out where the nation's top prospects are heading after a busy National Signing Day

College football recruiting: Seven bold predictions for National Signing Day 2018

Nick Saban may be unseated for the first time this decade by his former assistant

Barton Simmons has been involved in college football and recruiting since 2000, first as a player and then as a reporter and analyst. As a player, he was a two-time All-Ivy League safety at Yale before beginning a career in media at Rivals. He is now a national college football writer at CBS Sports who helped build 247Sports into the premier destination for recruiting coverage. Barton oversees the prospect rankings for 247Sports and plays a primary role in the selection of the U.S. Army All-American Bowl. He lives in Nashville with his wife and two daughters.

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