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Predictions for Every College Football Game in Week 4

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 3 months ago
Week 4 of the 2015 college football season kicks off on Thursday night with a key American Athletic Conference matchup between Cincinnati and Memphis. The action continues on Friday night with Boise State taking on Virginia and Stanford traveling to Corvallis to take on Oregon State. Saturday’s slate isn’t full of must-see matchups, but there are a handful of games in the Pac-12 to...

Big 12 Week 4 Predictions: TCU-Texas Tech Shootout, Longhorns Host Oklahoma State

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 3 months ago
Big 12 play officially begins in Week 4, as fireworks are expected when TCU and Texas Tech meet this Saturday in Lubbock. The Horned Frogs own one of the nation’s best offenses, but the defense has been hit hard by injuries. The Red Raiders are coming of an upset win over Arkansas and are out for revenge after losing 82-27 to TCU in Fort Worth last season. Oklahoma State heads to Austin to...

Big-time College Football Coaches Who Might Be Better Fits Elsewhere

By J.P. Scott, 1 year 4 months ago
I often find myself watching college football games and wondering if a certain coach could do better — or at the very least — be a better fit elsewhere. Plenty of coaches have success wherever they go, but that doesn't make some of the stops awkward or eventually stale. I've put together a list of five successful college coaches, who despite their success...

10 Amazing College Football Stats from Week 3

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 4 months 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...

Texas LB Edwin Freeman Does a Horrible Job of Faking an Injury Against California

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 4 months ago
It’s no secret defenses fake injuries when playing up-tempo offenses to get the necessary substitutions on the field or simply catch their breath before the next play. Against California, Texas linebacker Edwin Freeman appeared to be just fine after a play. However, all of a sudden, Freeman fell as if he was injured. Needless to say, this is a fake injury flop (and not a good one at...

California Golden Bears vs. Texas Longhorns Preview and Prediction

By Lloyd H. Spence Jr., 1 year 4 months ago
Texas (1-1) is making its way back onto the national stage. Just not because of their football team. After the firing of AD Steve Patterson on Tuesday, the University of Texas' sports landscape looks very, very different. Head coach Charlie Strong and his team are now the focal point of the spotlight in Austin. All eyes around college football are on what...

Predictions for Every College Football Game in Week 3

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 4 months ago
The third week of the 2015 college football season kicks off on Thursday night with a key ACC matchup between Clemson and Louisville. Thursday night’s game is one of the marquee contests for Week 3, but the action continues on Friday and Saturday with critical must-see matchups. On Saturday, the SEC takes the spotlight with Alabama-Ole Miss and LSU-Auburn. Additionally, Nebraska-Miami and...

Big 12 Week 3 Predictions

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 4 months ago
For completely different reasons, Oklahoma and Texas have dominated the headlines in the Big 12 since last Saturday. And going into Week 3, the Longhorns will have an opportunity to build off last week’s momentum and win over Rice with a tough matchup against California. The Golden Bears boast one of the nation’s top offenses and are off to a 2-0 start. Oklahoma’s win over...

What AD Steve Patterson’s Dismissal at Texas Means for Head Coach Charlie Strong

By Ryan Wright, 1 year 4 months ago
Focused determination and an unbending spirit to conduct business a certain way over the course of nearly two years ended with Steve Patterson’s dismissal as Texas’ athletic director on Tuesday. The writing on the wall was there for Patterson for several months with fans, alumni, and even coaches under his employment being vocal about how poorly the now former AD was running his...

Texas President Hits Reset Button for Athletics Department with Firing of AD Steve Patterson

By Lloyd H. Spence Jr., 1 year 4 months ago
Question: What do you do when you are playing your best friend in Madden NFL 16 and you realize this game has gotten away from you and you are getting your butt kicked in EVERY way? Answer: Hit the reset button on the game console and start over, because you know this was a fluke and you are WAY better than that. Today University of Texas President Gregory L. Fenves...