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College Football's Top 20 Coaches on the Hot Seat: Post-Week 1 Rankings

Kentucky's Joker Phillips tops our hot seat watch after Week 1.
<p> College Football's Top 20 Coaches on the Hot Seat: Post-Week 1 Rankings</p>

Week 1 of the college football season is in the books and plenty of coaches are feeling the pressure to win. Kentucky showed some progress in the season opener against Louisville, but Joker Phillips passes Boston College's Frank Spaziani as the No. 1 coach on the hot seat. Some new names have joined the top 20, including Houston's Tony Levine and Colorado's Jon Embree. 

Big East Post-Week 1 Power Rankings

With convincing win over Kentucky, Louisville remains on top
<p> Big East Post-Week 1 Power Rankings</p>

The Big East may have a degree of smug satisfaction in watching Pittsburgh and Syracuse struggle in their final season in the league before bolting for the ACC.

Certainly, the feeling is warranted. Pitt lost to FCS Youngstown State on Saturday, while Syracuse squandered a four-touchdown second-half comeback to lose at home to Northwestern. Not so fast, though. Future Big East members had embarrassing losses, too, with Memphis losing to UT Martin and Houston losing to Texas State.

College Football Week 1 Recap: Three and Out

Clemson's Andre Ellington was one of the stars of football's first weekend
<p> College Football Week 1 Recap: Three and Out</p>

The names and faces change, but sometimes the results don’t.

At least that’s what people in Tuscaloosa, Ala., and Eugene, Ore., learned after the first weekend of college football. Alabama looked near-invincible in defending its national championship. Dee Milliner, Trey DePriest and T.J. Yeldon stepped into starring roles in the Crimson Tide’s rout of Michigan.

College Football Week 1 Preview: Match-Ups, Upset Picks and Storylines to Watch

NC State can earn a huge non-conference win against Tennessee on Friday.
<p> College Football Week 1 Preview: Match-Ups, Upset Picks and Storylines to Watch</p>

Week 1 of the college football season features several interesting matchups, storylines and new faces stepping into playing time. Athlon gets you ready for the opening Saturday of action with an in-depth look at Week 1.

Top Storylines to Watch for Week 1

College Football Predictions: 10 Key Games in Week 1

AJ McCarron leads Alabama against Michigan on Saturday night
<p> College Football Predictions: 10 Key Games in Week 1</p>

College football kicks of this weekend with a full slate of games. Here's a look at 10 of the top games on the Week 1 schedule.

10 Biggest Games of Week 1

Big East Week 1 Preview and Predictions

How will Teddy Bridgewater and Louisville handle expectations?
<p> Big East Week 1 Preview and Predictions</p>

West Virginia’s out. Temple’s in.

The Big East’s constant state of transition begins again this season with more changes to come in 2013. Just as this round of Big East realignment begins with a trick, so does the season for the Big East.

College Football's Top 50 Players for 2012

South Carolina's Marcus Lattimore is one of the top 10 players in college football.
<p> College Football's Top 50 Players for 2012</p>

The 2012 college football season kicks off on Thursday night, and it's time to rank the top 50 players for the upcoming year. USC's Matt Barkley made a surprising decision to return to USC for his senior season and should be the nation's No. 1 player. Barkley isn't the only quarterback in the top 10, as West Virginia's Geno Smith checks in at No. 5. The SEC owns the most players in the top 10 (four), including No. 2 overall Barrett Jones. 

College Football's Top 50 Players for 2012

College Football's Top 15 Breakout Players for 2012

Arizona's Ka'Deem Carey should be one of the top breakout players in 2012.
<p> College Football's Top 15 Breakout Players for 2012</p>

Every year, college football fans are introduced to a handful of players that become household names by the end of the season. Predicting which players will breakout any year is never an easy task. 

College Football's Top 20 Coaches on the Hot Seat for 2012

Boston College's Frank Spaziani tops Athlon's hot seat rankings.
<p> College Football's Top 20 Coaches on the Hot Seat for 2012</p>

The 2012 college football season kicks off on Thursday night and the next 14 weeks are crucial to the job status of several coaches around the nation. Boston College's Frank Spaziani tops Athlon's post-fall practice hot seat rankings, while Kentucky's Joker Phillips checks in at No. 2. 

College Football's Top 20 Coaches on the Hot Seat: Post Fall-Practice Edition

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