Jim Tressel

College Football: By the Numbers

Our daily countdown will take us right up to kickoff on September 1.
<p> Are you as ready for college football to start as we are at Athlon? Our daily countdown will take us right up to kickoff on September 1.&nbsp;</p>

By Patrick Snow (@AthlonSnowman on Twitter)

Are you as ready for college football to start as we are at Athlon? Our daily countdown will take us right up to kickoff on September 1. Some days our number might represent an All-American player, a great stat or just something fun about the game we all love.

Days Until College Football: 1

College Football Coaching Alignment Chart

Where do some of the biggest college coaches fall on the alignment chart?
<p> Where do some of the biggest college coaches fall on the alignment chart?</p>

Alignment charts have been a popular staple on the Internet for a while. (Who doesn't like to break anything down to a nice chart?) So we thought we'd take a look to how some of the biggest coaching names in college football--like Joe Paterno, Mack Brown, Les Miles, Jim Tressel and Lane Kiffin--fit in. Enjoy.

North Carolina vs. Ohio State: The Violations Scorecard

Which school went further off the rails with its disregard for NCAA rules?
<p> Which school went further off the rails with its disregard for NCAA rules?</p>

Two programs, one with a middling college football tradition and one comfortably nested among college football's elite, currently face the heavy hammer of the NCAA's compliance police. Both have removed personnel from their ranks, including the head coaches, and claimed that those moves have exorcised the demons haunting their offices.

Ohio State Vacates 2010 Season, Including Sugar Bowl Victory

The Buckeyes lose all 11 regular season wins and their Sugar Bowl victory from last season.
<p> The Buckeyes lose all 11 regular season wins and their Sugar Bowl victory from last season.</p>

Further adding to what already has been a disheartening and humbling offseason for Buckeye fans, the university announced today that it is vacating all of its wins from the 2010 season, including its share of the Big Ten championship and victory in the 2011 Sugar Bowl.