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College Football 2012 All-America Team As Recruits

How did the 2012 All-America team rank as high school prospects?
<p> College Football 2012 All-America Team As Recruits</p>

The merits of recruiting rankings are debated in every sports bar and around every water cooler in the nation. But one quick look at the 2012 Associated Press All-America team, and it is hard to argue. Six of the 23 members (kickers and punters not included) were ranked in the Athlon Consensus 100 (Athlon's top 100) while seven others were four-star — or "national" recruits. So 13 of the 23 were considered elite prospects that were coveted by every school in the nation.

10 Biggest Disappointments in College Football for 2012

Arkansas was one of 2012's top disappointments.
<p> College Football's Top 10 Disappointments from 2012</p>

With college football's 2012 regular season in the books, it's time to take a look back at preseason predictions and which teams failed to meet expectations. USC was a popular pick to play for the national championship but unexpectedly finished with a 7-5 record. Virginia Tech, Texas and Arkansas were also three of the year's biggest disappointments, as the Razorbacks failed to make a bowl and the Hokies finished with a 6-6 record.

Top 10 Disappointments from 2012

College Football's 10 Worst Matchups of the 2012 Bowl Season

Oklahoma State shouldn't have much trouble with Purdue.
<p> College Football's 10 Worst Matchups of the 2012 Bowl Season</p>

With 35 bowl games, it's not easy to decide which matchups are worth your time. To help your viewing experience, Athlon has ranked all postseason games from must-see to the must-miss. After taking a look at the top 10 must-watch matchups, it's time to examine the games that you can miss. Whether these games appear to be a blowout or lack interesting storylines, here are the 10 bowl matchups that you can miss. 

10 Coaches to Replace Butch Jones at Cincinnati

Who will replace Butch Jones at Cincinnati?
<p> 10 Coaches to Replace Butch Jones at Cincinnati</p>

Butch Jones was one of the top names in the coaching rumor mill over the last few weeks and decided to leave Cincinnati for Tennessee. Jones led the Bearcats to a 23-14 mark in three years, which included a share of the Big East title the last two seasons. Jones’ departure is a huge blow to Cincinnati, as the program will be looking for its fourth head coach since 2004.

10 Coaches to Replace Butch Jones at Cincinnati

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