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Utah QB Travis Wilson Out for Remainder of 2013

Wilson's career is also in jeopardy.
Utah QB Travis Wilson Out for Remainder of 2013

Utah quarterback Travis Wilson has been ruled out for the remainder of 2013 with a concussion. Wilson suffered the concussion against Arizona State and did not play in the loss at Oregon.

Wilson’s career is also in jeopardy, as neurological testing revealed a pre-existing condition. More will be known about Wilson’s status in the future, but the Utah signal-caller will be out for the rest of the year, forcing backup Adam Schulz into the starting lineup.

New England Patriots vs. Carolina Panthers Game Preview and Predictions

Cam Newton and Carolina seek their sixth consecutive win against a Patriots team known for their success after the bye week.
New England Patriots vs. Carolina Panthers Game Preview and Predictions

Tom Brady and the 7-2 New England Patriots travel to Charlotte to take on Cam Newton and the 6-3 Carolina Panthers, on ESPN's "Monday Night Football" at 8:30 p.m. ET from Bank of America Stadium. The Panthers, winners of five straight, are enjoying their longest winning streak since 2005.

Ranking the Top 10 College Football Coaches as Players

Kliff Kingsbury had a prolific career at Texas Tech.
Ranking the Top 10 College Football Coaches as Players

The following is a list of the best college players among the current crop of FBS college football coaches. South Carolina coach Steve Spurrier tops the list, but Northwestern's Pat Fitzgerald and Texas Tech's Kliff Kingsbury had prolific careers in their playing days. This ranking does not take into account coaching records — only how these coaches performed during their playing careers.

Amazing College Football Stats from Week 12

Highlighting the most important, bizarre, strange, interesting and historic stats from this week in college football.
Amazing College Football Stats from Week 12

Numbers and statistics are unquestionably a huge part of the game. Any game, for that matter.

Some fall on the sabermetric side of things, while others like to keep it simple and use the ol' eyeball test. In the football world, that means total offense, total defense and points scored versus points per play and defensive efficiency ratings. Rational and logical arguments can be made for the legitimacy and relevance of both sides of the stats spectrum.

Forty Great: Johnson wins sixth NASCAR Sprint Cup Championship

Jimmie Johnson cruises in Homestead en route to a sixth title
Jimmie Johnson holds off Matt Kenseth to win his sixth NASCAR Sprint Cup championship.

It was hard to envision Jimmie Johnson and his No. 48 team fumbling away a NASCAR Sprint Cup championship on Sunday.

Entering the season finale in Homestead, Fla., the group that won five consecutive titles from 2006-10 held a comfortable 28-point cushion over Matt Kenseth in NASCAR’s Chase standings. In four of those championship seasons Johnson held serve with the points lead in the final race. In a fifth, he overcame a 15-point deficit in the final event to win “one for the thumb.”

Post-Week 12 BCS Rankings and Projections

Baylor narrowing the gap against Ohio State
Post-Week 12 BCS Rankings and Projections

So begins the Ohio State vs. Baylor debate.

What started last week as a three-team discussion between Ohio State, Baylor and Stanford is down to two, and the margin is getting slimmer. A little more than a thousandth of a point in the BCS separates undefeated Ohio State and Baylor in a debate between the Big Ten and the Big 12, the traditional power and the upstart.

But the debate seems moot at this point for a couple of reasons:

Boston College's Andre Williams earns National Player of the Week honors

UCLA, Baylor and Oklahoma State also earn national weekly mentions
Boston College's Andre Williams earns National Player of the Week honors

Not long ago, Boston College has one of the most consistent programs in the country. The Eagles reached 12 consecutive bowl games from 1999-2010, including a streak of eight consecutive wins.

Thanks to Andre Williams, those streaks have a chance to start anew.

Williams entered the week perhaps as one of the most underrated running backs in the country. After rushing for an ACC-record 339 yards in a 38-21 win over NC State, Williams will be overlooked no more.

Big 12 Week 12 Awards and Power Rankings

At long last, Charlie Weis had reason to celebrate
Big 12 Week 12 Awards and Power Rankings

Andrew who?

For a day, Kansas football took center stage in Lawrence as the Jayhawks ended three years of Big 12 futility with their first conference win since Nov. 6, 2010.

Kansas had been in close games during the 0-27 stretch before, but the Jayhawks finally found a game they could close out against a wounded and lackluster West Virginia team.

James Sims led the way with 211 rushing yards, earning Athlon’s Big 12 offensive player of the week honors, but he wasn’t the only standout in key games this week.

Pac-12 Week 12 Awards and Power Rankings

UCLA, Arizona State and USC keep winning in Pac-12 South
2013 Pac-12 Week 12 Awards and Power Rankings

One week after Oregon thought its title hopes were dashed, Coach O provided hope for more than just his USC Trojans. Ed Orgeron is quickly becoming the story of the conference after an upset win over Stanford at home in dramatic fashion. And it puts the Ducks back into the Pac-12 driver's seat.

Big Ten Week 12 Awards and Power Rankings

Ohio State and Michigan State are on a collision course in the Big Ten
2013 Big Ten Week 12 Awards and Power Rankings

Fans in the Big Ten need to start getting used to — and excited about — the idea of a Michigan State and Ohio State showdown in the Big Ten title game. Both teams stayed unbeaten in conference play with key road victories over division foes. The nation's best defense against a team that hasn't lost a game in two years coached by a two-time BCS national champion?

Yes, please.

Here are the Big Ten's Week 12 Superlatives:

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