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Colorado State’s new stadium should be home to one of 2017’s best non-powers

A lot of what my S&P+ ratings do is search for upside. You aren’t going to learn all you need to learn about a football team in 12 or so games, but you can discern a team’s upside, downside, and consistency level.

Per S&P+, here’s a list of FBS teams that played in the 90th percentile Cheap NFL Jerseys China or higher in at least three games in 2016 (adjusted for opponent):

He lit the world on fire as the Thundering Herd transitioned to I-A ball, gaining more than 3,500 yards and catching 58 touchdowns in just two seasons with the team. That primed him to be a potential top five pick in the NFL draft, but Moss struggled to stay out of his own way. When he missed the 1998 NFL Draft Combine, rumors spread it was thanks to his reticence to take a league drug test.

But Moss had avoided trouble at Marshall, and that’s what the Vikings were banking on when they scooped him with the 20th pick of the draft — behind players like Kevin Dyson and Robert Edwards. The legendary athlete paid immediate dividends in Minnesota, teaming with Cris Carter to give the franchise two of the NFL’s top wideouts. He racked up at least 1,200 receiving yards in each of his first six seasons. His 156 receiving touchdowns rank second all-time.

Moss’s bristly personality would wear out his welcome at other stops — the Raiders were so frustrated with him they traded him to New England for the pittance of a fourth-round pick — but he only failed one NFL drug test over his career and never faced suspension for it. For the Vikings and, eventually, the Patriots, his Cheap Ireland Football Jerseys reward far outweighed his risk.