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Can Oklahoma State Pass Alabama in the BCS?

By Patrick Snow, 2 years 8 months ago
The BCS Championship Game is looking more and more like it will be a rematch between SEC West foes LSU and Alabama. With the top two college football teams in the nation coming from the same division of the same conference, the Tigers will play against Georgia for the SEC crown this weekend while the Tide wait at home. Meanwhile, Oklahoma State will host its Bedlam rival Oklahoma as the...

Athlon Sports Heisman Voting: Championship Saturday

By Braden Gall, 2 years 8 months ago
-by Braden Gall (@AthlonBraden on twitter) Each week, the Athlon editors vote on the most prestigious award in all of college football. A nine-man conglomerate of college football gurus from Athlon Sports will vote for their top 10 Heisman Trophy candidates. The votes will be tallied and the result will be posted as the Athlon Sports Heisman Watch List every Wednesday of the regular...

Derek Dooley: On the Hot Seat at Tennessee?

By Patrick Snow, 2 years 8 months ago
The Tennessee football program will be watching bowl season from home, and Vols fans are already contemplating if head coach Derek Dooley can lead them back to prominence. Tennessee is historically a top ten football program, but that has been nowhere near the case for the last four years. Phil Fulmer had an amazing run from 1992-2004 before letting the program slip severely, missing the...

Alabama-Auburn edges Ohio State-Michigan in Intensity

By Patrick Snow, 2 years 8 months ago
The Wolverines versus the Buckeyes. The Iron Bowl. We will witness two of college football’s greatest rivalries this weekend when Alabama plays at Auburn and Ohio State travels to Michigan. Many pundits and fans argue which of these two games is the most intense and best rivalry in the sport. The Michigan-Ohio State game really flourished during the tenures of Bo Schembechler and Woody Hayes,...

Athlon Sports Heisman Voting: Week 13

By Braden Gall, 2 years 8 months ago
-by Braden Gall (@AthlonBraden on twitter) Each week, the Athlon editors vote on the most prestigious award in all of college football. A nine-man conglomerate of college football gurus from Athlon Sports will vote for their top 10 Heisman Trophy candidates. The votes will be tallied and the result will be posted as the Athlon Sports Heisman Watch List every Wednesday of the regular...

LSU has tough road to BCS Title Game

By Patrick Snow, 2 years 8 months ago
The LSU Tigers clearly have the best resume in college football and of course are ranked No. 1. But after watching top team after top team fall over the last month, you have to wonder if Les Miles’ bunch can finish the season with a perfect record and head to the BCS Championship Game. It seems like most of the college football world is already assuming the Tigers will cruise to the national...

LSU-Alabama: A Case Against a BCS Rematch

By Braden Gall, 2 years 8 months ago
-by Braden Gall (follow him @AthlonBraden) LSU and Alabama are probably the best two teams in the nation. And when you play in a league that boasts the last five National Champions, you are going to get the benefit of the doubt. That doesn’t make it right, however, for LSU and Alabama to play in the BCS title game. The top two teams in the nation played an undefeated, tightly contested,...

The Voting Dilemma: LSU, Alabama or Arkansas

By Mitch Light, 2 years 8 months ago
By Mitch Light I don’t vote in the two polls that make up two-thirds of the BCS standings — the coaches poll and the Harris poll. But I do a weekly ranking, of all 120 FBS teams, on our website. And it is something I take seriously. It’s not rocket science, but it does take some time to sort through every team and determine where they should be ranked based on which teams they beat (and when...

College Football's Great Rivalries: Alabama vs. Auburn

By Athlon Sports, 2 years 8 months ago
This profile of the Alabama and Auburn college football rivalry originally appeared in Athlon's 1995 college football annuals. As the rivalry is renewed this week, we thought it was relevant to take a look back at the history of the single-most important game played in the state of Alabama each year, the "Iron Bowl." Great Rivalries — Alabama Crimson Tide vs. Auburn Tigers By Clyde Bolton...

College Football's Top 25 Rivalries

By Braden Gall, 2 years 8 months ago
Pep bands, cheerleaders, tailgating, student sections, cornhole and especially rivalries. All of which makes college football the greatest sport on the planet. The Athlon Sports editorial staff put its collective heads together and ranked the Top 25 rivalries in college football: 1. Michigan-Ohio State (Michigan leads 57-44-6) Some think the story is a tall tale, but others swear it’s true...