The birds are chirping, the flowers are blooming, and yes, there's college football in the air. Who cares if the scoring was modified and the stats don't count?
Saturday marked the first sizable batch of college football spring games—various forms of scrimmages meant to put a bow on offseason practice with an open-to-the-public workout. Intended to serve more as confidence-building events than true talent evaluations, these games aren't likely to have much bearing on how teams will look in the fall.
However, the performance of some players, position groups and teams did manage to stand out in either a good or bad way. We have your rundown of the biggest winners and losers from Saturday's spring action.