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Ole Miss' Momentum Stalls in Sloppy Opener Against Boise State

By David Fox, 2 weeks 6 days ago
ATLANTA — Believe it or not, Ole Miss walked out of the Georgia Dome with a trophy, or two pieces of one.This is not the newly minted College Football Playoff trophy, by any means. It’s not even the Floyd of Rosedale.The Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game awards an old-style leather helmet on a stand The trophy indeed comes in two pieces, so when linebacker Ryan Lewis walked into the locker...

SEC Week 1 Preview and Predictions

By Mitch Light, 3 weeks 7 hours ago
Georgia hosts Clemson in a huge non-conference game for two programs with aspirations of playing in the inaugural CFB Playoff. Several other SEC teams have key games against non-SEC foes at neutral sites — Wisconsin meets LSU in Houston, Ole Miss battles Boise State in Atlanta and Alabama takes on West Virginia, also in Atlanta. There are two games matching up two SEC teams, and they...

Betting Against the Spread: College Football Week 1 Picks

By Braden Gall, 3 weeks 8 hours ago
Each week, Athlon Sports brings the fans a taste of Las Vegas with our panel picks against the spread for every top 25 game and Braden Gall’s top individual games of the week. Here are his Week 1 picks: Boise St (-10) vs. Ole Miss (Atlanta)Normally the Broncos are excellent in season openers against high-level competition. Normally Ole Miss isn’t considered high-level...

College Football's 10 Biggest Potential Upsets of 2014

By Braden Gall, 3 weeks 1 day ago
Utah won just five games last season but somehow managed to topple mighty Stanford on a fourth quarter, goal-line stand in the waning minutes. It nearly cost the Cardinal a Pac-12 title and did cost Stanford a chance at a national title. Tennessee has lost seven games four straight seasons but figured out a way to stop Connor Shaw and beat an 11-win South Carolina team last fall. That...

Athlon Sports Cover 2 Podcast: 2014 Week 1 Preview

By Braden Gall, 3 weeks 1 day ago
College football season is finally here and the guys preview the opening weekend of the season. Braden Gall, David Fox and Steven Lassan make picks, talk upsets, discuss Braxton Miller's injury and argue about fall weddings. Have a question or comment? Contact us at podcast@athlonsports.com or on Twitter at @AthlonSports, @BradenGall, @DavidFox615 and @AthlonSteven

Previewing the Five Best College Football Games of Week 1

By David Fox, 3 weeks 3 days ago
Dear college football, please don’t screw up this first weekend.Week 1 features its fair share of power teams playing other power teams, but we’re not quite sure the first week is going to be the most competitive.We’ve waited all summer for this, so please, college football, give us some drama.Let’s pretend Alabama-West Virginia and Florida State-Oklahoma State aren...

College Football's Top 50 Games to Watch in 2014

By Braden Gall, 3 weeks 6 days ago
You need to know which games you can’t miss in 2014? Here is a comprehensive list of the Top 50 must-see college football games of the year. Set the DVR now. 1. Auburn at Alabama (Nov. 29)Not only are in-state and conference bragging rights on the line for 364 days in the nation’s biggest event this year, but the winner of this one game also played in each of the final five...

Why Ole Miss Can Win the SEC West in 2014

By Evan Buhler, 4 weeks 1 day ago
Over the last decade, the Alabama Crimson Tide, the Auburn Tigers or the LSU Tigers have won the SEC West division nine out of the 10 years...Read the full article on Bleacher Report...

The SEC's Top 20 Must-See Games of 2014

By Braden Gall, 4 weeks 1 day ago
The SEC is still the nation’s best conference. No conference in the nation can match the week-in, week-out grind that the SEC offers from Aug. 28 through Championship Saturday on Dec. 6. The round robin in both divisions should be superb to watch every single week. Top that off with marquee non-conference showdowns with the Big 12 (Oklahoma, Kansas State), the Big Ten (...

SEC Advanced Stats You Need to Know for 2014

By Athlon Sports, 1 month 1 day ago
Visit Football Study Hall to get in-depth team previews, advanced stats and features for the 2014 season .Baseball has sabermetrics. Basketball has KenPom’s efficiency rankings. What does football have? When it comes to advanced analytics, the game of football has lagged behind the other major American sports. Additionally, the college game trails well behind the more powerful (...