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College Football's Coach on the Hot Seat Rankings: Post-Week 1 Edition

By Steven Lassan, 11 months 17 hours ago
Week 1 of the 2013 college football season is in the books, and a few coaches are feeling the pressure after their opening week performance.Connecticut’s Paul Pasqualoni takes the top spot in Athlon’s hot seat rankings after Week 1. The Huskies turned in an awful performance against Towson, losing to the FCS opponent on Thursday night. Considering Connecticut had very little margin...

American Athletic Coaches Talk Anonymously About Conference Foes for 2013

By Athlon Sports, 11 months 1 week ago
It's not easy getting college football coaches to honestly comment on another coach, player or team. Most coaches don't want to give opposing teams billboard material, which is why there is a lot of coach speak or overused cliches used during the year. In order to get an accurate assessment of teams heading into 2013, Athlon asked coaches in the American Athletic Conference to talk...

College Football Bowl Projections for 2013

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 2 days ago
Whether you hate or love the BCS, the bowl season is exciting time for college football fans. Although some believe there are too many bowl games, it's one last chance to see teams before the long offseason sets in. And considering how long the offseason is, maybe 35 bowl games isn't too many after all. With college football's new playoff format coming with the 2014 season, this...

American Athletic Football Breakout Players for 2013

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 2 weeks ago
Every year, college football fans are introduced to a handful of players that become household names by the end of the season. Predicting which players will breakout any year is never an easy task.The American Athletic Conference is a league in transition for 2013, as Pittsburgh and Syracuse left for the ACC, and UCF, Houston, SMU and Memphis have joined from Conference USA. With all of the...

American Athletic Football All-Conference Team for 2013

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 1 month ago
The 2013 college football season is just around the corner, and Athlon continues its countdown to kickoff with a look at our first, second and third All-American Athletic teams for this season. Related Content: American Athletic Conference Predictions for 2013 2013 American Athletic All-Conference Team First-Team Offense QB Teddy Bridgewater, Louisville RB Savon Huggins,...

Ranking the American Athletic Conference's 2013 Football Uniforms

By Braden Gall, 1 year 1 month ago
Who will be the best dressed football team in the AAC this fall?

9 Acts of College Football Pranks, Vandalism and Kidnapping

By David Fox, 1 year 1 month ago
Clemson officials acknowledged this week that Howard’s Rock, the iconic touchstone Clemson players rub before running onto the field at home games, was damaged by vandals around June 2 or 3. The perpetrators allegedly broke into the stadium, removed the glass casing and broke a piece of the rock, which has been a staple of Clemson games since 1966. Definitely broken #HowardsRock #...

Ranking the American Athletic Conference's Football Stadiums

By Braden Gall, 1 year 1 month ago
Fall Saturdays are special. 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 stadium. Huge...

American Athletic Conference Football 2013 Predictions

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 1 month ago
2013 American Predictions         American Overall 1. Louisville 7-1 11-1 2. Cincinnati 6-2 9-3 3. Rutgers 5-3 7-5 4. UCF 5-3 7-5 5. South Florida...

Which Team is Louisville's Biggest Challenger in the Big East for 2013?

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 3 months ago
Louisville is a heavy favorite to win the Big East/American Athletic Conference in 2013. With quarterback Teddy Bridgewater returning, along with one of the conference’s best defenses, the Cardinals have a good opportunity to finish the season with a perfect 12-0 mark. While Louisville is a clear No. 1, there’s a lot of debate about which team should be projected to finish second....