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Disappointment in South Carolina: Steve Spurrier Resigns

By Marky Billson, 11 months 2 weeks ago
Steve Spurrier’s midseason resignation as head football coach of the South Carolina Gamecocks isn’t surprising. It’s not shocking. It’s disappointing. Despite his comments to the contrary this offseason, conventional wisdom said 2015 would be Spurrier’s last. His comments during SEC Media Days, chuckling about how Tennessee was ecstatic about...

College Football's Top 10 Coordinators on the Rise

By Steven Lassan, 11 months 3 weeks ago
College football’s coaching carousel is already in motion. Five FBS head coaching positions are open prior to Week 6 and several more are expected to change coaches by the end of the season. With the carousel moving fast, it won’t be long before athletic directors gauge the interest level of coaches or coordinators and setup interviews for the open position. As with any coaching...

10 Coaching Candidates to Replace Steve Spurrier at South Carolina

By Steven Lassan, 11 months 3 weeks ago
South Carolina coach Steve Spurrier has decided to retire, ending an illustrious coaching career in the SEC. During his tenure with the Gamecocks, Spurrier went 86-49, which included three consecutive seasons of 11 wins from 2011-13. Prior to his stint at South Carolina, Spurrier was 122-27-1 at Florida and 20-13-1 at Duke. And Spurrier wasn’t just a successful coach - he won the 1966...

College Football Week 6 Awards

By Steven Lassan, 11 months 3 weeks ago
Week 6 of the college football season is in the books. The weekend slate provided plenty of highlights, big plays, standout performances and surprises. Saturday’s action started with Texas’ upset over Oklahoma, and the afternoon slate didn’t disappoint with Tennessee’s thrilling fourth-quarter win over Georgia. And on Saturday night, Alabama held off Arkansas, Florida...

10 Amazing College Football Stats from Week 6

By Steven Lassan, 11 months 3 weeks ago
Numbers and statistics are a huge part of college football. Every Sunday, reading updated box scores and stats is like Christmas for fans and media members. Some stats like total offense and total defense are overrated, but each help paint a picture for a team or particular game. Whether the stats are historic, advanced or just an observation from a box score, Athlon Sports brings the...

25 Must-See Moments from College Football's Week 6 Games

By Steven Lassan, 11 months 3 weeks ago
Week 6 of the college football season is officially in the books. And as usual, the weekend slate of games didn’t disappoint. Florida State, Utah, TCU and Tennessee made critical stops late in the fourth quarter to preserve a win, while Oklahoma was knocked from the ranks of the unbeaten after a loss to Texas. Miss anything from Week 6? Here’s 25 must-see plays, moments or post-...

South Carolina Gamecocks vs. LSU Tigers Preview and Prediction

By Marky Billson, 11 months 3 weeks ago
The South Carolina Gamecocks (2-3, 0-3 SEC) and LSU Tigers (4-0, 2-0 SEC) are going in opposite directions. It seems as if the Gamecocks’ 2015 season is a study in Murphy’s Law. Head coach Steve Spurrier is on his third quarterback. The program appears to have fallen behind Kentucky in the SEC pecking order. And now with the historic flooding in...

Predictions for Every College Football Game in Week 6

By Steven Lassan, 11 months 3 weeks ago
Week 6 of the 2015 college football season starts on Thursday night with SMU visiting Houston and USC hosting Washington. Two games dot the schedule on Friday, including a key ACC matchup between NC State and Virginia Tech. But as usual, the action picks up on Saturday with a slew of important games. Oklahoma-Texas meet in their annual rivalry matchup at noon ET on Saturday, followed by key...

SEC Week 6 Predictions: Tennessee Looks for Upset Over Georgia, Alabama Hosts Arkansas

By Steven Lassan, 11 months 3 weeks ago
The SEC’s marquee matchups last Saturday turned into one-sided affairs. Alabama easily handled Georgia, while Florida upset Ole Miss in surprising fashion. Will Week 6 bring any surprises to the league? Tennessee is looking to get back on track after losing its last three games against Power 5 teams this year. The Volunteers have struggled in the second half of all three losses, and...

College Football's Top 10 Coaches on the Rise

By Steven Lassan, 11 months 4 weeks ago
College football’s coaching carousel never stops, as programs are always looking for the next big thing or rising star when it comes to finding its head coach. All 128 coaches enter the season with the pressure to win at a high level, but there’s a hierarchy of jobs within each conference that set the level of expectations each season. And of course, there’s always some...