Whether you hate or love the BCS, the bowl season is exciting time for college football fans. Although some believe there are too many bowl games, it's one last chance to see teams before the long offseason sets in. And considering how long the offseason is, maybe 35 bowl games isn't too many after all. With college football's new playoff format coming with the 2014 season, this...
Determining the worst coaching tenures for any period is no easy task. Each program has its own set of hurdles to overcome, and all coaches aren’t on equal footing when they take over a job.In forming Athlon’s list of the top 25 worst coaching tenures of the BCS era, we placed an emphasis on what shape the program is before the coach arrived, how it fared during his tenure, and the...
The 2013 college football season is just around the corner, and Athlon continues its countdown to kickoff with a look at our first and second All-MAC teams for this season.
Related Content: MAC Predictions for 2013
2013 All-MAC Team
QB Jordan Lynch, Northern Illinois
RB Dri Archer, Kent State
RB David Fluellen, Toledo
WR Bernard Reedy, Toledo...
2013 MAC Predictions
1. Bowling Green
3. Kent State
5. Miami (Ohio...
Anyone who follows college football knows the Alabama vs. Michigan opener will be one of the most important games of the college football season, encompassing Alabama’s bid to repeat as national champion, Denard Robinson’s Heisman Trophy campaign and more.
While we’re interested in those storylines for the the opener, we like to see the whole picture. For example, did you know these two...
College football is the world’s greatest reality show. The competition is more fierce than anything on Survivor. The glory is greater than anything on American Idol. And if you don’t think some players are prima donnas and some coaches are as downright nasty as Real Housewives, well, then you’ve never followed recruiting.
HBO’s Hard Knocks premiers tonight, following the Miami Dolphins...
The college football coaching carousel was busy in the offseason, as 28 programs changed hands. Here’s how we rank the new hires:
1. Urban Meyer, Ohio State
Previous Job: College football analyst, ESPN
Pros: Meyer boasts an incredible 104–23 record as a head coach in stops at Bowling Green, Utah and Florida. His teams are 60–18 in conference play, and he has led two teams to a national...
The 2012 college football season is just around the corner, and Athlon continues its countdown to kickoff with a look at our first and second All-MAC teams for this season.
Athlon's 2012 All-MAC Team
QB Tyler Tettleton, Ohio
RB Branden Oliver, Buffalo
RB Anthon Samuel, Bowling Green
WR Nick Harwell, Miami (Ohio)
WR Bernard Reedy, Toledo
TE Garrett Hoskins,...
Conference realignment finally reached the MAC, with Temple departing for its second stint in the Big East and UMass joining the league as it moves up from the FCS ranks. The MAC is coming off its most successful postseason in league history after recording a 4–1 record in bowl games. This year, there is no clear-cut league favorite, but the power still resides in the West Division. The West...