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College Football Week 13 Upset Predictions

By Steven Lassan, 2 years 5 months ago
The 2012 college football season has officially entered the home stretch. With bowl games officially around the corner, there's not much time for teams to get eligible or make up ground in a conference title race.  College Football's Week 13 Upset Predictions David Fox (@DavidFox615): Duke (+6.5) over Miami Remember a few weeks ago when it seemed the winner of this game would go...

Kent State's Dri Archer Escapes BGSU's Defense With Ridiculous Moves

By Steven Lassan, 2 years 5 months ago
Kent State running back Dri Archer has been one of the nation's top all-purpose players this season and is a key piece in the Golden Flashes' run to the MAC East title. Archer has showcased his speed and ridiculous moves all season but might have had his best performance on Saturday against Bowling Green.  With the game tied at 17 early in the fourth quarter, Archer took a handoff and...

College Football Week 12 Recap: Upsets of Kansas State, Oregon shift BCS race

By David Fox, 2 years 5 months ago
The best and worst of college football was on display Saturday from thrilling upsets (Stanford over Oregon, Baylor over Kansas State), newfound hope in the national title race (Notre Dame, Alabama and Georgia) and unexpected results (Baylor has a defense?). A thrilling day of college football shook up the national title race, perhaps paved the way for a freshman to win the Heisman and left...

College Football Betting Against the Spread: Week 12

By Braden Gall, 2 years 5 months ago
Every Friday for entertainment purposes only, I will bring you my top college football picks against the spread. I do not condone, approve or encourage gambling on sports in any way. But if you are a fan of football — college or pro — and you don't think gambling has played a huge role in the growth and popularity of the sport, then you are simply being ignorant. And behind closed doors, the...

MAC Football 2012 All-Conference Team

By Steven Lassan, 2 years 10 months ago
The 2012 college football season is just around the corner, and Athlon continues its countdown to kickoff with a look at our first and second All-MAC teams for this season. Athlon's 2012 All-MAC Team First-Team Offense QB Tyler Tettleton, Ohio RB Branden Oliver, Buffalo RB Anthon Samuel, Bowling Green WR Nick Harwell, Miami (Ohio) WR Bernard Reedy, Toledo TE Garrett Hoskins,...

MAC Football 2012 Predictions

By Steven Lassan, 2 years 10 months ago
Conference realignment finally reached the MAC, with Temple departing for its second stint in the Big East and UMass joining the league as it moves up from the FCS ranks. The MAC is coming off its most successful postseason in league history after recording a 4–1 record in bowl games. This year, there is no clear-cut league favorite, but the power still resides in the West Division. The West...

College Football Preseason 2012 Rankings: No. 81-100

By Steven Lassan, 2 years 10 months ago
With the completion of Athlon's college football Top 25 for 2012, it's time to take a look at the rest of the rankings, continuing with No. 81-100.  Note: Ranking is where team is projected to finish at the end of the 2012 season. 81. Kansas There’s no question the Jayhawks are in better shape entering 2012 than they were during the past two seasons, but better shape does...

Kent State’s Terrific Trio in 1972: Nick Saban, Jack Lambert and Gary Pinkel

By Athlon Sports, 3 years 5 months ago
They have celebrated one conference championship in the history of Kent State’s football program. One. Oklahoma, this ain’t. In 1972, the Golden Flashes won five of their last six, including a season-ending triumph over Toledo that clinched the title and earned a Tangerine Bowl berth. It couldn’t have come at a more important time in school history. Until the championship — and for many,...