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New Auburn QB Jeremy Johnson Could Be Even Better than Nick Marshall

Johnson brings a different look to the position, but Tigers expect to keep winning
New Auburn QB Jeremy Johnson Could Be Even Better than Nick Marshall

At most schools, the loss of a quarterback like Nick Marshall would be cause for concern.

 

Torii Hunter Gets Tossed and Then Undressed

After arguing strikes, Torii Hunter gets ejected and starts undressing on field.
Torii Hunter Gets Tossed and Then Undressed

The Minnesota Twins have been pretty hot over the past month of baseball, but Torii Hunter was the hottest last night. After two straight strike calls, the latter that struck Hunter out, he immediately got into the umpire’s face to argue. He shared his disagreement with the umpire after the first close strike and then exploded after the strikeout.

 

Athlon Archive: Longhorns, Inc. - Texas Rakes in the Green

Texas solidified itself as college football's biggest power player in the summer of 2010
Athlon Archive: Longhorns, Inc. - Texas Rakes in the Green

During the summer of 2010, the college football world hinged on what Texas might do next. True, Nebraska had left for the Big Ten, Texas A&M and Missouri were soon to leave for the SEC, and the Pac-10 expanded to 12 teams.

 

Athlon Archive: Nebraska Joins New Frontier in Big Ten

The Cornhuskers escape Big 12 drama for new home in Big Ten
Athlon Archive: Nebraska Joins New Frontier in Big Ten

Five years ago this week, Nebraska became the first domino in a wave of conference realignment. The Cornhuskers broke from their traditional Big 8 roots and became the 12th member of the Big Ten.

 

The move gave us the Legends and Leaders divisions and disrupted college football summers for two years to come.

 

Here’s how and why Nebraska made the move.

 

Athlon Archive: BYU Football is a Lone Cougar

As BYU first ventured into independence, Athlon looked at the reason why
Athlon Archive: BYU Football is a Lone Cougar

This summer is the five-year anniversary of conference realignment that shook up college football. Nebraska announced in 2010 it would join the Big Ten. The dominoes of Utah and Colorado to form the Pac-12 followed that same summer.

 

These Mashed-Up Logos of College Football Rivals will Burn your Eyes

Warning: Not safe for the sensitive college football fan
These Mashed-Up Logos of College Football Rivals will Burn your Eyes

Every college football fan knows that one person whose opinion changes of a friend or colleague as soon as they learn they’re a fan or graduate of a rival school.

 

Perhaps you are that person.

 

Let’s say you’re an Alabama fan and your co-worker seems pleasant enough until you find out he or she has a cubicle full of Auburn memorabilia.

 

If you’re that person, look away.

 

MAC Football 2015 All-Conference Team

Athlon projects the best of the MAC for 2015.
MAC Football 2015 All-Conference Team

The MAC should have plenty of offensive fireworks in 2015. There’s no shortage of talent at quarterback in this league, beginning with UMass’ Blake Frohnapfel, as the senior headlines Athlon’s 2015 All-MAC team.

Why Breshad Perriman and Maxx Williams are Key to the Baltimore Ravens in 2015

Baltimore used their first two draft picks on offensive players in hopes to replace key departures from last season.
Why Breshad Perriman and Maxx Williams are Key to the Baltimore Ravens in 2015

For the first time since 2008, the Baltimore Ravens used their first two picks in the NFL Draft to select offensive players. In the first round, they took speedy wide receiver Breshad Perriman, who looks to fill in for Torrey Smith. With their next pick, the Ravens selected Maxx Williams, the first tight end drafted, who many considered to be the best in this year’s rookie class.

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