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Notre Dame Unveils Uniforms for Shamrock Series Game vs. Purdue

By Steven Lassan, 1 week 4 days ago
Notre Dame’s uniforms haven’t changed much in its program history, but the Fighting Irish break out an alternate look for the Shamrock Series every year.On Tuesday, the program unveiled its 2014 Shamrock Series uniforms for its Sept. 13 date against Purdue.The special edition uniforms feature a helmet with the “ND” logo and alterations to the jersey and pants.Here’s...

College Football's Top 50 Breakout Players for 2014

By Steven Lassan, 1 week 4 days ago
Every year, college football fans are introduced to a handful of players that become household names by the end of the season. Whether it’s a true freshman playing for the first time, a junior college recruit stepping into the lineup or a player on the roster that’s finally ready to assume a starting job, predicting which players will breakout any year is never an easy task. ...

College Football's Top 30 RB Units for 2014

By Steven Lassan, 2 weeks 1 day ago
The running back position is full of talent for 2014, headlined by Wisconsin’s Melvin Gordon, Georgia’s Todd Gurley and Nebraska’s Ameer Abdullah. And talented rushers like South Carolina’s Mike Davis, Alabama’s T.J. Yeldon and Miami’s Duke Johnson aren’t far behind. While the individual talent is important, depth and the No. 2 option –...

Ranking College Football's Top 35 Quarterbacks for 2014

By Steven Lassan, 2 weeks 4 days ago
The quarterback position is stocked with talent in the college football ranks for 2014. Florida State’s Jameis Winston is the defending Heisman winner and should be the early favorite to go No. 1 in the 2015 NFL Draft.Winston is closely followed by Oregon’s Marcus Mariota, who suffered a late-season knee injury in 2013. Mariota’s injury hindered the Ducks’ offense late in...

Who is the Nation's Most Clutch College Football Coach?

By David Fox, 2 weeks 4 days ago
Perhaps we should have seen the signs for Auburn’s turnaround from winless in the SEC in 2012 to conference champions in 2013.In only his first season as a head coach, Gus Malzahn had an unblemished record in close games at Arkansas State the year before he arrived at Auburn. He was 4-0 in one-score games with the Red Wolves, but Auburn already may have an idea of Malzahn’s composure...

Ranking College Football's Best and Worst Logos in 2014

By Athlon Sports, 2 weeks 5 days ago
Official school logos have been and will always be the simplest and most important way for a college program to classify and separate itself from its peers. Some change dramatically over time while others are literally set in stone for decades. Some are edgy, exciting and extremely busy while others are clean, classic and simple. Every college football program in the nation has an official...

College Football's Top Transfers to Watch in 2014

By Steven Lassan, 2 weeks 5 days ago
Free agency isn’t an option in college football, but player movement is still a big part of every offseason. The transaction wire was busy over the last year with several players changing homes for the 2014 campaign.Several quarterbacks changed addresses for 2014, including graduate transfers Michael Brewer (Virginia Tech), Jacob Coker (Alabama), Jake Heaps (Miami), Matt Joeckel (TCU) and...

Coaches Talk Anonymously About BYU for 2014

By Athlon Sports, 3 weeks 1 day ago
It's not easy getting college football coaches to honestly comment on another coach, player or team. Most coaches don't want to give opposing teams billboard material, which is why there is a lot of coach speak or overused cliches used during the year. In order to get an accurate assessment of teams heading into 2014, Athlon asked coaches from around the nation to talk anonymously...

College Football's All-Freshman Team for 2014

By Steven Lassan, 3 weeks 2 days ago
College football fans know about Florida State’s Jameis Winston, Oregon’s Marcus Mariota, Alabama’s T.J. Yeldon and Ohio State’s Braxton Miller, but there’s a new crop of superstars waiting to emerge. Every college football season always brings new household names, and the countdown has officially started for 2014. With fall practice underway, freshmen are on...

Coaches Talk Anonymously About Notre Dame for 2014

By Athlon Sports, 3 weeks 3 days ago
It's not easy getting college football coaches to honestly comment on another coach, player or team. Most coaches don't want to give opposing teams billboard material, which is why there is a lot of coach speak or overused cliches used during the year. In order to get an accurate assessment of teams heading into 2014, Athlon asked coaches around the nation to talk anonymously about...