Fall Saturdays are special. Especially, in the South.Small towns, huge crowds, tailgating, bands, cheerleaders and student sections are just a few of the reasons college football is the best sport on the planet. When campuses jump to life across the nation each weekend in the fall, college stadiums become a staging ground for history.There are a variety of ways to evaluate the greatness of a...
2013 SEC Predictions
2. South Carolina
Yesterday, we looked at nine teams that could get off to quick starts thanks to manageable schedules in September and early October. Today, we’ll look at the other side.
These nine teams could have rough starts in 2013 thanks to difficult early season schedules.
9 TEAMS HEADING FOR TOUGH STARTS
ARIZONA STATE (Team Preview)
Sept. 5 Sacramento State (6-5, 5-4 Big Sky)
Much of college football success and failure is based on who you play and where you play them. As we get closer to the first games of the 2012 season -- hey, we crossed the 100-day mark last week -- Athlon Sports looks at the teams that have good chances to surprise us early on.
By the end of September, we may look at the following nine teams surprised to see them 4-0, 5-0 or better. The...
The SEC is known for its defense. But let’s not forget about the players on the other side of the ball this year.
The SEC is home to the 2012 Heisman winner in Texas A&M’s Johnny Manziel, while Georgia and Alabama both averaged over 32 points a game in conference contests last year.
Considering all three teams rank among the best offenses in the nation, which team takes the title as...
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With three likely top-10 teams in 2013, the battle to win the SEC East is going to be one of the most heated conference battles in college football.
Georgia is the defending East Division champ, but South Carolina and Florida each have a strong case to be picked as the division favorite.
The Gamecocks return the best player in college football in defensive end Jadeveon Clowney and...
Spring practice has finished for all 125 Football Bowl Subdivision teams for 2013. And with spring workouts over, the picture for the national championship battle is starting to come into focus.
The SEC has won seven championships in a row, but will that streak end in 2013? Alabama is a heavy favorite, but as every year shows, anything can happen. The main threat to another national champion...