Determining the worst coaching tenures for any period is no easy task. Each program has its own set of hurdles to overcome, and all coaches aren’t on equal footing when they take over a job.In forming Athlon’s list of the top 25 worst coaching tenures of the BCS era, we placed an emphasis on what shape the program is before the coach arrived, how it fared during his tenure, and the...
The 2013 college football season is just around the corner, and Athlon continues its countdown to kickoff with a look at our first and second All-Conference USA teams for this season.
Related Content: Conference USA Predictions for 2013
QB Rakeem Cato, Marshall
RB Kenneth Dixon, Louisiana Tech
RB Trey Watts, Tulsa
WR Justin Hardy, East Carolina
2013 C-USA Predictions
2. East Carolina
5. Southern Miss
Each year a unique set of prospects enters the professional ranks with a chance to make an immediate impact on the country's most powerful sport. The 2013 NFL Draft, held April 25-27, won’t be any different. Georgia's Jarvis Jones leads a fairly deep class of athletic defenders who should be capable of contributing on the next level.
1. Jarvis Jones, Georgia (6-2, 245)
Final Stats: 155...
What was supposed to be a ho-hum week of college football turned out to be an explosion of offense. The day began with a relatively low-scoring first quarter from Baylor and West Virginia with “only” 28 points and ended with a 133-point binge.
Quarterbacks Geno Smith and Nick Florence combined for 1,237 passing yards in the highest-scoring game in regulation in five seasons.
Fans who squirm at the long wait from Saturday college football to the Thursday night game will get a brief reprieve.
The traditional midweek MAC game will make its first appearance of the season with Kent State at Buffalo on Wednesday night. Midweek football will be short-lived, though. The next Tuesday/Wednesday game isn’t until Oct. 16.
That doesn’t mean there’s a lack of action...
Ohio quarterback Tyler Tettleton passed for 324 yards and two touchdowns against Penn State on Saturday.
Although last season marked the first time since 2003 the BCS bowls lacked a team from outside of the six automatic-qualifying conferences, the scene around Mountain West, Conference USA and MAC remained intriguing until the final weeks of the season....
Winning the battle in the trenches is crucial to claiming college football's national championship. The SEC has claimed six consecutive national titles, so it should come as no surprise this conference has some of the top defensive linemen. South Carolina's Jadeveon Clowney is in for a monster sophomore season, while LSU's Sam Montgomery will make a run at first-team All-American honors. The...
The college football coaching carousel was busy in the offseason, as 28 programs changed hands. Here’s how we rank the new hires:
1. Urban Meyer, Ohio State
Previous Job: College football analyst, ESPN
Pros: Meyer boasts an incredible 104–23 record as a head coach in stops at Bowling Green, Utah and Florida. His teams are 60–18 in conference play, and he has led two teams to a national...
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-Conference USA teams for this season.
QB David Piland, Houston
RB Zach Line, SMU
RB Charles Sims, Houston
WR Aaron Dobson, Marshall
WR Darius Johnson, SMU
TE Luke Willson, Rice
C Trent Dupy, Tulsa