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Camellia Bowl Preview and Prediction: Bowling Green vs. South Alabama

Joey Jones has South Alabama in its first-ever bowl game in just its second season as a full-fledged FBS program
Camellia Bowl Preview and Prediction: Bowling Green vs. South Alabama

The first-ever Raycom Media Camellia Bowl between Bowling Green and South Alabama also represents the first-ever postseason appearance for one of FBS’ newest programs. Played in the Cramton Bowl in Montgomery, Ala., this is the newest iteration of the Camellia Bowl, a postseason game whose ties go back to Louisiana and California.

 

College Football's Top 30 Games of 2014

Athlon ranks the most exciting and dramatic college games of the year.
College Football's Top 30 Games of 2014

Here are the 30 best, most entertaining, most dramatic and most important Power 5 football games of the 2014 season:

 

1. (2) Florida St 31, (5) Notre Dame 27

New Orleans Bowl Preview and Prediction: Nevada vs. UL Lafayette

Nevada’s Cody Fajardo is one of two players in FCS history with 9,000 yards passing and 3,000 yards rushing in his career
New Orleans Bowl Preview and Prediction: Nevada vs. UL Lafayette

The 2014 bowl season will kick off in the Big Easy with UL Lafayette taking on Nevada in the R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl. This marks the fourth straight season UL Lafayette will end its season playing in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome, as the Ragin’ Cajuns have won the past three New Orleans Bowls. For Nevada this represents the Wolf Pack’s ninth bowl invite in the past 10 years.

 

College Football's Postseason Awards for 2014

Athlon hands out the hardware for 2014.
College Football's Postseason Awards for 2014

College football’s regular season is complete, and all that’s left of the 2014 season is 39 bowl games, including the first four-team playoff format in FBS history. While the season is over and fans for some teams are already planning for next season, it’s never too early (or late) to look back at the year that was and honor some of the top players, teams and coaches.

 

College Football's 2014 Postseason All-Freshman Team

Athlon honors the top freshmen of 2014.
College Football's 2014 Postseason All-Freshman Team

The impact of freshmen on a college football season seems to grow each year. There’s no shortage of talent in the freshmen ranks in 2014, with several making a splash on the national stage. Ohio State quarterback J.T. Barrett was considered one of the candidates to go to New York for the Heisman ceremony prior to his season-ending leg injury against Michigan.

SEC's Top 15 Games of 2014

Athlon ranks the most memorable and dramatic SEC games of the year.
SEC's Top 25 Games of 2014

The gap has certainly closed but the SEC is still college football's premier conference.

 

The No. 1 team in the nation, the toughest division in football, a glut of Heisman Trophy candidates and nationally relevant coaches made the SEC must-see TV this fall.

 

Auburn's Defense Set to Improve With Addition of Will Muschamp as Coordinator

Muschamp returns to coordinate the Auburn defense.
Auburn's Defense Set to Improve With Addition of Will Muschamp as Coordinator

Auburn took the first step in fixing its struggling defense by hiring former Florida coach Will Muschamp as the team’s new coordinator. Muschamp was a hot commodity among teams looking for a new defensive signal-caller, and his arrival on the Plains should provide immediate improvement for a unit that allowed 32.8 points per game in SEC contests.

 

College Football's 2014 Postseason All-America Team

Athlon makes its picks for All-America honors.
College Football's 2014 Postseason All-America Team

With the conclusion of the regular season, it’s time to reflect on the college football season and honor the best of the best from 2014. There were plenty of outstanding individual and team performances this year, and of course, we can’t forget about the new four-team playoff, which added a new element of intrigue to the season.

 

10 Amazing Heisman Trophy Stats You Need To Know in 2014

Marcus Mariota is likely to win the Heisman on Saturday.
10 Amazing Heisman Trophy Stats You Need To Know for 2014

Marcus Mariota is going to win the 2014 Heisman Memorial Trophy.

 

And there couldn’t be a more deserving candidate.

 

The Oregon quarterback won the Pac-12 North, won the Pac-12 championship, earned a spot in the first College Football Playoff and set numerous records. He is the nation’s most efficient passer (186.33) and is the nation’s most productive player with 4,452 yards of total offense.

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