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5 Reasons Why Georgia Fans will be Happy/Unhappy About the Kirby Smart Hire

By Justin Nails, 2 months 1 week ago
I previously offered my opinion on what I thought Georgia athletic director Greg McGarity should do when it came to the hiring process for the Bulldogs' new head coach. Instead, he did exactly what most thought he would do. He had one guy on his list — Kirby Smart — and that was it. I had faith that McGarity would do his due diligence and seek out the best...

Predictions for Every College Football Game in Week 14

By Steven Lassan, 2 months 1 week ago
Week 14 is the final weekend of college football's 2015 regular season. Bowl season is just around the corner, but several big matchups with playoff implications are slated for Saturday. Week 14 starts on Friday night in Detroit, as Bowling Green meets Northern Illinois in the MAC Championship. The Huskies knocked off the Falcons in this game last season, but coach Rod Carey’...

10 Head Coaching Moves College Football Programs Would Like to Forget

By Aaron Tallent, 2 months 1 week ago
There are numerous college football head coaching vacancies this season that are likely keeping their respective athletic directors up at night. Some, like Virginia Tech’s Whit Babcock, have already filled their head coaching spot (Justin Fuente) and others, like LSU’s Joe Alleva, have chosen to stay with their guy (Les Miles). A good head coaching hire can revitalize a program...

New College Football Top 25 Playoff Committee Rankings (Dec. 1)

By Steven Lassan, 2 months 1 week ago
The College Football Playoff Committee released its fifth set of top 25 rankings of the 2015 season on Tuesday night. Clemson remained No. 1 for the fifth straight week in a row, followed by Alabama at No. 2, Oklahoma at No. 3 and Iowa at No. 4.  The committee will meet each week until the end of the season, releasing rankings on Tuesday night until the final reveal on...

5 College Football Programs That Should Hire Former Georgia Coach Mark Richt

By Steven Lassan, 2 months 1 week ago
Mark Richt’s successful 15-year tenure at Georgia ended on Sunday, as the program chose to go in a new direction for 2016 and beyond. Richt went 145-51 during his run with the Bulldogs, which included two SEC titles and a No. 2 ranking in the final Associated Press poll in 2007. While Richt won 145 games, he struggled to get Georgia over the top and compete on a consistent basis for...

Georgia Should Aim Higher Than Kirby Smart to Replace Mark Richt

By Justin Nails, 2 months 1 week ago
As soon as the University of Georgia announced that they would be moving forward without former head coach Mark Richt, the names of potential candidates began filling up my screen.  I knew the moment the job opened up, this would happen. Richt helped turn Georgia into a top-six program in college football. Few programs have what Georgia can offer a new head coach. Amazing...

College Football's Post-Week 13 Bowl Projections

By Steven Lassan, 2 months 1 week ago
The start of college football’s 2015-16 bowl season is less than three weeks away, but it’s never too early to take a peek at the potential matchups this postseason. The bowl season is bigger and better than ever with 41 matchups, starting on Dec. 19 with five games. The postseason concludes on Jan. 11 with the national championship, while the playoff semifinals are on...

Georgia Would Become an Instant National Title Contender with Tom Herman as Head Coach

By Tyler Waddell, 2 months 1 week ago
Sunday marked the end of an era at the University of Georgia, as athletic director Greg McGarity announced that longtime head coach Mark Richt would not be returning for the 2016 season. Richt, who is 145-51 (83-37 SEC) in 15 seasons with the Bulldogs, will coach the team's bowl game. “Coach Richt and I met Sunday morning to discuss the status of our football program,”...

4 Coaching Candidates to Replace Mark Richt at Georgia

By Steven Lassan, 2 months 1 week ago
Mark Richt’s tenure at Georgia ended on Sunday after 15 years in Athens. The Bulldogs went 145-51 under Richt’s direction and finished No. 2 nationally in 2007. According to a release from the school, Richt and athletic director Greg McGarity “agreed that he would step down as head coach.” Richt will coach Georgia in its bowl game. Georgia is one of the top jobs in...

College Football Week 13 Awards

By Steven Lassan, 2 months 1 week ago
Week 13 of the college football season is in the books. The weekend slate provided plenty of highlights, big plays, standout performances and surprises.  With another weekend of action in the books, it’s time to hand out the hardware to honor the best of the best from Week 13. Here’s a look at Athlon Sports’ picks for the offensive, defensive,...