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College Football's Top 50 Quarterbacks of the BCS Era

By Braden Gall, 1 year 5 months ago
Greatness is defined in so many different ways. Statistical production, individual awards, team success, longevity, supporting cast, raw talent and athletic ability all factor heavily in determining overall greatness. Sometimes, you simply know greatness when you see it. So all factors were considered when trying to determine who the greatest quarterbacks of the BCS era have been. Here are...

5 Players to Watch in Big 12 Spring Practice

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 5 months ago
With spring practice underway across college football, most of interest will focus on quarterback battles or incoming freshmen that enrolled early to get a jumpstart on making an impact for 2013. However, there’s always a handful of players – outside of the quarterback position – that fly under the radar that need to have a big spring practice for their team. Whether it’s a running back...

College Football's Top Transfers to Watch for 2013

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 5 months ago
Transfers are a big part of any college football season, and 2013 is no exception. There’s a handful of talented quarterbacks making the move to a new school, including Jake Heaps at Kansas, Tom Savage at Pittsburgh and Jameill Showers at UTEP. While that trio of programs is unlikely to win a national championship in 2013, landing a player with the caliber of Heaps or Savage should provide a...

Big 12 Football 2013 Schedule Analysis

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 5 months ago
The start of the 2013 college football season is still months away, but it’s never too early to start thinking about preseason predictions and some of the top games to watch in each conference. Since the Big 12 has yet to expand back to 12 teams, each program has an unbalanced home or away slate in the conference schedule. While it’s not a huge deal, playing five home conference...

College Football's Top 5 Wide Receivers on the Rise for 2013

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 5 months ago
With spring practice underway for many college football teams, the countdown to the 2013 season has officially started. With preseason predictions right around the corner, it’s never too early to start thinking about which players might be the next breakout stars. While the final NCAA statistics featured plenty of familiar names atop the leaderboard, players like Arizona’s Austin Hill, New...

Big 12 Football 2013 Spring Preview and Storylines

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 5 months ago
With no clear favorite entering spring practice, the Big 12 should be college football’s most intriguing conference to watch when preseason picks are released for 2013. Oklahoma State, TCU, Oklahoma and Texas seem to be the early favorites for next season, but Kansas State and Baylor can’t be counted out. The Horned Frogs should be better in their second tour through the Big 12, while the...

TCU Horned Frogs 2013 Spring Football Preview

By Braden Gall, 1 year 6 months ago
The 2012 season was a year of transition for Gary Patterson and the TCU Horned Frogs. Patterson didn't lose a single conference game (23-0) the three years prior to entering the Big 12. In their first season as a "BCS" or power conference team, the Frogs lost five conference games — as many as the previous five seasons combined. But that was to be expected now that Texas, Oklahoma and Kansas...

College Football's Top 15 Spring Quarterback Battles for 2013

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 6 months ago
With spring practice getting ready to start for all 125 college football teams, quarterback battles will now take center stage. For most national title contenders – Alabama, Oregon, Ohio State, Stanford, Georgia, Notre Dame and Clemson – quarterback isn’t a question mark. However, there are a handful of teams that could be a conference title contender that enter spring practice with...

Ranking the Best College Football-Basketball Coach Tandems in the Big 12

By David Fox, 1 year 6 months ago
With college football’s spring practice and basketball’s postseason around the corner, Athlon Sports decided this would be a good time to evaluate each school’s coaching tandem. In this ranking, we aimed to reward balance. In short, which school’s fanbase is most likely to be satisfied from September to March? A handful of schools may have an accomplished football coach while the basketball...

College Football Recruiting: Big 12 Team Consensus Rankings for 2013

By Braden Gall, 1 year 6 months ago
Recruiting in college football is downright nasty. It is a cutthroat, cannibalistic big business that is microscopically analyzed by fans, administrators and media members alike. Recruiting in the Big 12 has its major advantages and major disadvantages. First, the state of Texas is a built in feeder system for all 10 teams in the league, even West Virginia. With a couple of small exceptions...