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Pac-12 Team Recruiting Consensus Rankings for 2014

By Braden Gall, 2 months 1 week ago
Rivals.com, Scout.com, ESPN and 247Sports.com are the four major recruiting services who all do an excellent job evaluating, tracking and ranking all things recruiting.But they don't always agree and that is a great thing for fans. It also means the best way to rank the best classes in the nation is to average them all together and come to a consensus. One service may value quantity while...

Top 10 Pac-12 Running Backs of the BCS Era

By Braden Gall, 2 months 1 week ago
The Bowl Championship Series is dead. But even the harshest of BCS detractors must acknowledge that the 16-year run was arguably the best era of college football in the history of the sport.The era was highlighted by the advent of the BCS Championship Game, conference realignment and mega-dollar contracts for conferences, programs and coaches. But the elite athletes had a huge, if not the...

College Football's 2014 Consensus National Team Recruiting Rankings

By Braden Gall, 2 months 2 weeks ago
Rivals.com, Scout.com, ESPN and 247Sports.com are the four major recruiting services who all do an excellent job evaluating, tracking and ranking all things recruiting.But they don't always agree and that is a great thing for fans. It also means the best way to rank the best classes in the nation is to average them all together and come to a consensus. One service may value quantity while...

Top 10 Pac-12 Defensive Linemen of the BCS Era

By Braden Gall, 2 months 3 weeks ago
The Bowl Championship Series is dead. But even the harshest of BCS detractors must acknowledge that the 16-year run was arguably the best era of college football in the history of the sport.The era was highlighted by the advent of the BCS Championship Game, conference realignment and mega-dollar contracts for conferences, programs and coaches. But the elite athletes had a huge, if not the...

Top 10 Pac-12 Wide Receivers of the BCS Era

By Braden Gall, 3 months 4 hours ago
The Bowl Championship Series is dead. But even the harshest of BCS detractors must acknowledge that the 16-year run was arguably the best era of college football in the history of the sport.The era was highlighted by the advent of the BCS Championship Game, conference realignment and mega-dollar contracts for conferences, programs and coaches. But the elite athletes had a huge, if not the...

Early Pac-12 Football Predictions for 2014

By Steven Lassan, 3 months 1 week ago
The SEC is still college football’s No. 1 conference, but the Pac-12 isn’t far behind in 2014.Oregon, Stanford and UCLA each could rank inside of the top 10 in preseason polls. The Ducks should be a slight favorite to win the Pac-12, but there's not a wide gap to the Cardinal or Bruins.Oregon has a slight edge over Stanford in our early Pac-12 predictions, but there’s very...

An Early Look at the Top 25 College Football Games of 2014

By Braden Gall, 3 months 2 weeks ago
Tune in to the Athlon Sports Cover 2 Podcast as our staff talks college football every week leading up to the 2014 season.iTunes | Podcast ArchiveThe dust has barely settled on what was a truly magnificent ending to the BCS era. Not only in the national championship game performance by both Florida State and Auburn but also the rest of the BCS slate. BCS executive director Bill Hancock...

The Best Pac-12 College Football Stats of 2013

By Braden Gall, 3 months 3 weeks ago
Numbers and statistics are unquestionably a huge part of the game. Any game, for that matter.Some like to keep it simple and use the ol' eyeball test, while others fall on the sabermetric side of things. In the football world, that means total offense, total defense and points scored versus points per play and defensive efficiency ratings. Rational and logical arguments can be made for the...

Holiday Bowl Preview and Prediction: Arizona State vs. Texas Tech

By David Fox, 3 months 3 weeks ago
The Holiday Bowl will be an exercise in differing fortunes for both teams.Think back to Oct. 19: Texas Tech was 7-0 and ranked 10th in the first BCS standings. At the same time, Arizona State was nowhere to be found in the rankings. The Sun Devils responded to a 37-34 loss to Notre Dame in Arlington to win back-to-back games against Colorado and Washington, but they hadn’t worked their way...

10 Best Pac-12 Games of 2013

By Braden Gall, 4 months 1 week ago
The 2013 college football regular season had distinct and unique character. The No. 2 team in the nation didn’t lose every weekend like in 2007. And one player didn’t captivate the nation like Cam Newton in 2010 or Johnny Manziel last fall.Every major conference race — and some of the smaller ones as well — came down to the final weekend, and, in some cases, the final...