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12 Statistical Highlights from Texas A&M vs. Alabama Games

By Patrick Snow, 1 year 9 months ago
Alabama and Texas A&M will meet for the fifth time on Saturday, when the No. 1-ranked Crimson Tide hosts the Aggies. There are many fascinating storylines with this game, from A&M’s success in its SEC debut to Bama’s quest to repeat as national champions to the many football connections between these two institutions. In honor of Tide greats like Kenny Stabler and Joe Namath as well as...

Alabama Crimson Tide vs. Texas A&M Aggies Preview and Prediction

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 9 months ago
The first meeting between Texas A&M and Alabama as SEC members has a chance to be the best game on the Week 11 slate. The Aggies have turned a lot of heads in their new conference, jumping out to a 7-2 mark and losing close games against Florida and LSU. The Crimson Tide used a late touchdown to beat LSU last week, which kept Alabama ranked No. 1 in the BCS standings once again. After...

College Football Predictions: 10 Key Games in Week 11

By Mitch Light, 1 year 9 months ago
College football’s Week 11 slate is highlighted by a key matchup in the Pac-12 North (Oregon State visits Stanford), an intriguing showdown in the SEC West (Texas A&M travels to Alabama) and several key games in the Big Ten. Oregon State (+5) at Stanford Oregon is the clear favorite in the Pac-12 North, but Oregon State and Stanford are both 5–1 in the league and both teams still have a...

SEC Week 11 Preview and Predictions

By Mitch Light, 1 year 9 months ago
Georgia can secure its second straight SEC East title with a win at Auburn. If the Bulldogs stumble, Florida, which has already concluded its SEC season (7–1), would make the trip to Atlanta. Alabama can wrap up the West with a victory at home against Texas A&M. SEC’s Top Storylines to Watch in Week 11 1. Can Johnny Manziel thrive against an elite defense? Much has been made of John...

2012 Heisman Trophy Contenders: Post-Week 10

By Braden Gall, 1 year 9 months ago
Each week, the Athlon editors and others who closely follow college football vote on the most prestigious award in the sport. A 13-man conglomerate of college football gurus from Athlon Sports and other publications cast their votes for their top Heisman Trophy candidates. The votes will be tallied and the results will be posted as the Athlon Sports Heisman Watch List every week of the regular...

8 College Football Coaches Who Could Run for President

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 9 months ago
Election Day always brings out strong opinions across the United States, especially when it comes to choosing a president. College football coaches aren't going to run for the Oval Office anytime soon but what if they did? Athlon examined the coaching ranks in college football and found a handful of candidates that could make a run at the White House. And just like when it comes to choosing a...

SEC Post-Week 10 Power Rankings

By Mitch Light, 1 year 9 months ago
We almost had a change at the top in the SEC, but Alabama rallied to beat LSU in Baton Rouge and hold on to the No. 1 spot in the power rankings. LSU dropped from No. 2 to No. 4 with the loss, while Georgia climbs to from No. 3 to No. 2. Post-Week 10 Offensive Player of the Year Standings 1. AJ McCarron, Alabama — McCarron remains No. 1 on the list despite struggling for most of the night...

BCS Post-Week 10 Analysis: Oregon makes move

By David Fox, 1 year 9 months ago
The four undefeated teams on top of the BCS standings remained so after Week 10, despite scares for each . In the world of the BCS standings, however, the rankings don’t always stay congruent with the results on the field. No. 1 Alabama and No. 2 Kansas State remained the championship scenario if the season ended today, but the title game and BCS game scenarios remain in flux beyond the...

College Football Week 10 Recap: Alabama, Oregon answer BCS title tests

By David Fox, 1 year 9 months ago
A wild Saturday may make no difference in the national championship race, but the week ended with plenty of questions for title contenders. The BCS top four of Alabama, Kansas State, Notre Dame and Oregon remained undefeated, but three of them will spend Sunday mulling Saturday’s outcomes. Alabama needed a miracle drive in the final minutes to defeat LSU. Notre Dame needed three overtimes...

Top 5 Reasons LSU Will Beat Alabama

By Nathan Rush, 1 year 9 months ago
The Top 5 reasons why Les Miles and the LSU Tigers will beat Nick Saban and the Alabama Crimson Tide: 1. Tiger Stadium on Saturday Night LSU refuses to lose at Tiger Stadium on Saturday night under coach Les Miles. The Tigers are 36–1 after nightfall at Tiger Stadium with the Mad Hatter eating grass and rocking his white hat on the sidelines. The only loss came against Tim Tebow and...