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The Big 12's Top Impact Freshmen of 2012

By Braden Gall, 1 year 7 months ago
With college football's fall practice in full swing around the nation, it's really the first time names made famous on recruiting websites are showing up in actual practice reports. When it comes to picking which freshmen will make an impact in their first season on campus, it's really all about who can pick up the playbook the fastest and who fits a need. The Texas Longhorns know all about...

College Football's Top Defensive Linemen for 2012

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 7 months ago
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...

College Football's Top 25 Quarterbacks for 2012

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 8 months ago
With the college football season right around the corner, it's time to countdown the best of the best. Athlon continues the countdown to kickoff with a look at the top quarterbacks in college football for 2012. It should be no surprise USC's Matt Barkley tops the rankings as the No. 1 quarterback in the nation. The senior is the favorite to win the Heisman Trophy and has the Trojans as one of...

Big 12 Football's Breakout Players for 2012

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 8 months 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.  Defining what is a breakout player is nearly impossible. Everyone has a different perspective on how players are viewed around the conference and nationally. Athlon's list of...

College Football: Big 12's Must-See Games of 2012

By Braden Gall, 1 year 8 months ago
As the college football season draws near, Athlon Sports is making sure fans know exactly when and where to tune in this fall. Here are the Big 12's top 30 must-see football games for the 2012 season: 1. Week 7 (Oct. 13) Oklahoma vs Texas (Dallas, TX) The Red River Shootout (no, I refuse to call it the rivalry based strictly on principle) is easily the most important football game played in...

Big 12 Coaches Talk Anonymously About Conference Foes

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 8 months 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 during the year. In order to get an accurate assessment of teams heading into 2012, Athlon asked coaches in the Big 12 to talk anonymously about their opponents.  Baylor...

College Football's Top 20 Wide Receiving Corps for 2012

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 8 months ago
They’re the teams within the team — those cohesive little units bound together by their shared responsibilities within the larger team context. Whether it’s the offensive linemen firing off time after time into those familiar blocking sleds, or the defensive linemen drilling repeatedly on how to shed blockers, or the defensive backs breaking on ball after ball — these teams in miniature hone...

College Football's Top 25 Running Back Units for 2012

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 8 months ago
They’re the teams within the team — those cohesive little units bound together by their shared responsibilities within the larger team context.  Whether it’s the offensive linemen firing off time after time into those familiar blocking sleds, or the defensive linemen drilling repeatedly on how to shed blockers, or the defensive backs breaking on ball after ball — these teams in...

Big 12's Top 10 Storylines to Watch in Fall Practice

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 8 months ago
Kickoff for the 2012 college football season is just around the corner. However, plenty of unanswered questions remain around the nation for every team. Injuries, quarterback battles and players that need to step up to make a run at the conference title will all be under the spotlight over the next couple of weeks.  The Big 12's 10 Biggest Storylines to Watch in Fall Practice...

Big 12 Player Rankings: The Top 50 Players for 2012

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 8 months ago
The Big 12 welcomes West Virginia and TCU as new members in 2012, and both teams will add to the already deep and talented league. The Mountaineers bring one of the nation's best offenses, while the Horned Frogs have been strong on defense in the Mountain West. Even though the Big 12 loses some big names like Oklahoma State's Brandon Weeden and Justin Blackmon and Baylor's Robert Griffin,...