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Athlon Sports Heisman Voting: Week 8

By Braden Gall, 2 years 9 months ago
-by Braden Gall (@AthlonBraden on twitter) Each week, the Athlon editors will 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...

College Football Power Rankings: SEC

By Steven Lassan, 2 years 9 months ago
By Steven Lassan (@AthlonSteven on Twitter) Post-Week 7 SEC Power Rankings Check out all of our college football rankings. 1. Alabama (7-0) – The Crimson Tide’s march to an undefeated season and a spot in the national title game continued with a 52-7 blowout win over Ole Miss. The Alabama defense allowed a touchdown on the opening drive to the Rebels, but allowed virtually...

Who Has Been College Football’s Best Player This Season?

By Patrick Snow, 2 years 9 months ago
There seems to be a constant debate in the college football world over the best player in the country. Is it the best performer on a top team, the player with the best statistics, or the best pro prospect? Much of this season’s conversation has centered on the quarterbacks, with Andrew Luck of Stanford, Russell Wilson of Wisconsin and Robert Griffin III of Baylor leading the way. You also have...

College Football Predictions: Every Game, Week 7

By Mitch Light, 2 years 9 months ago
By Mitch Light (@AthlonMitch) Here's a look at every game of the Week 7 college football schedule. Braden Gall's Week 7 Picks Against The Spread Friday No. 72 Hawaii at No. 92 San Jose State San Jose State’s two-game winning streak was snapped last weekend, but the improved Spartans played relatively well at BYU. I’m still trying to figure out how Hawaii lost to UNLV by 20 points...

Betting Against the Spread: Week 7 Picks

By Braden Gall, 2 years 9 months ago
-by Braden Gall (@AthlonBraden on twitter) Week 7 officially marks the half-way mark of the 2011 college football season. For those counting at home, only Rutgers and Stanford remain unbeaten against the spread (5-0). I will be going back to the Cardinal well, but I am staying far away from the Scarlet Knights' bout with option kings Navy. The BCS schools of Oklahoma (8-2),...

Florida Teams Are Struggling in 2011

By Patrick Snow, 2 years 9 months ago
December 6, 1982. That was the last time a state of Florida team did not appear in the AP Top 25. The success streak of Sunshine State ended this week, as losses by Florida and Florida State dropped them out of the rankings. The Gators are young and talented, but Will Muschamp is trying to navigate an SEC schedule with freshman quarterbacks right now. FSU has lost three in a row, and the...

Athlon Sports Heisman Voting: Week 7

By Braden Gall, 2 years 9 months ago
-by Braden Gall (@AthlonBraden on twitter) Each week, the Athlon editors will 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...

College Football Power Rankings: SEC

By Steven Lassan, 2 years 9 months ago
By Steven Lassan (@AthlonSteven on Twitter) Post-Week 6 SEC Power Rankings Check out all of our college football rankings. 1. Alabama (6-0) – Vanderbilt put up a valiant effort in the first half, but the Crimson Tide eventually pulled away for a 34-0 victory. Quarterback AJ McCarron tossed a career-high four touchdown tosses in the win, while completing 23 of 30 throws for 237...

AJ McCarron Passing Every Test for Alabama

By Mitch Light, 2 years 9 months ago
By Mitch Light It was far from the most stressful environment, and his team was favored by more than four touchdowns. But AJ McCarron made a nice statement Saturday night in Tuscaloosa as the Crimson Tide cruised past Vanderbilt, 34–0. Alabama’s sophomore quarterback played the best game of his short career against a Vanderbilt team that entered the game ranked 11th in the nation in total...

Oregon, Stanford or Washington: Who is the Pac-12 North Favorite?

By Patrick Snow, 2 years 9 months ago
Oregon seemed to be the frontrunner in the preseason to host the first-ever Pac-12 Championship Game, but suspensions and a double-digit loss to SEC-power LSU in the opener raised questions. However, Chip Kelly’s Ducks have bounced back with three blowout wins in which they scored at least 56 points in each game. Stanford has quarterback Andrew Luck, considered by most to be to best player in...