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10 College Rivalries Killed by Conference Realignment

By David Fox, 1 year 5 months ago
Texas alumni are holding their traditional Hex Rally this week, but it probably won’t be as fun. In College Station, the Aggies are holding Midnight Yell Practice in anticipation of their Thanksgiving week game. But with TCU and Missouri on the other side the Longhorns’ and Aggies’ vitriol, it’s just not the same. Some of the biggest casualties of conference realignment will be noticed...

Big 12 Post-Week 12 Power Rankings

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 5 months ago
Kansas State remains atop the Big 12 power rankings, but the Wildcats are no longer in the driver's seat to play for a national title. Despite the loss to Baylor, Kansas State still maintains an edge for the Big 12 title. Oklahoma survived a shootout win over West Virginia to control the No. 2 spot in the power rankings and remains alive for an at-large spot in the BCS. Oklahoma State is one...

West Virginia Coach Drops F-Bomb on Live Television

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 5 months ago
West Virginia's Dana Holgorsen can be one of the most animated coaches in college football. Of course, this is also the coach who drinks Red Bull like it's water during the week too. And Holgorsen didn't disappoint during Saturday's game against Oklahoma, as the cameras and audio caught him dropping a f-bomb right before the end of the first half. 

College Football Week 12 Recap: Upsets of Kansas State, Oregon shift BCS race

By David Fox, 1 year 5 months ago
The best and worst of college football was on display Saturday from thrilling upsets (Stanford over Oregon, Baylor over Kansas State), newfound hope in the national title race (Notre Dame, Alabama and Georgia) and unexpected results (Baylor has a defense?). A thrilling day of college football shook up the national title race, perhaps paved the way for a freshman to win the Heisman and left...

Big 12 Week 12 Preview and Predictions

By David Fox, 1 year 5 months ago
Kansas State is one win away from clinching a share of the Big 12 championship and a BCS bid, but the Wildcats have greater aspirations. The Wildcats are no longer the underdog in the Big 12 or nationally, rising to No. 1 in the BCS this week. They’ll try to remain in the title game picture with a dangerous (on offense) Baylor team in Waco this week. That’s not the only game in the Big 12...

College Football Predictions: 10 Key Games in Week 12

By Mitch Light, 1 year 5 months ago
College football's Week 12 schedule is highlighted by two huge battles in the Pac-12. Stanford visits Oregon in a game that likely will decide the South Division champion, while USC makes the short trip to UCLA for the game of the year in the South.   Stanford (+20.5) at Oregon It’s a testament to Oregon’s dominance that the Ducks are favored by nearly three touchdowns against the...

Big 12 Post-Week 11 Power Rankings

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 5 months ago
Kansas State was a big winner from the Big 12’s Week 11 action. The Wildcats knocked off TCU 23-10 to improve their record to 10-0. But that wasn’t the only bit of good news for Bill Snyder’s team. With Alabama losing to Texas A&M, Kansas State is in position to play for the national title with two more victories. The Wildcats still have some work to do but the road to a BCS Championship...

8 College Football Coaches Who Could Run for President

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 5 months ago
Election Day always brings out strong opinions across the United States, especially when it comes to choosing a president. College football coaches aren't going to run for the Oval Office anytime soon but what if they did? Athlon examined the coaching ranks in college football and found a handful of candidates that could make a run at the White House. And just like when it comes to choosing a...

Big 12 Post-Week 10 Power Rankings

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 5 months ago
Kansas State’s march to an undefeated season continued with a 44-30 win over Oklahoma State. The Wildcats climbed to 9-0 with the victory and remain squarely in the hunt for the national championship. Quarterback Collin Klein continued his Heisman run but suffered an injury against the Cowboys. Oklahoma bounced back after last week’s loss to Notre Dame, while TCU upset West Virginia in...

Big 12 Post-Week 9 Power Rankings

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 5 months ago
Kansas State continues to separate itself from the rest of the teams in the Big 12. The Wildcats cruised to a 55-24 victory over Texas Tech in Week 9, improving Bill Snyder's team to 8-0 this year. Oklahoma suffered its second loss of the season, dropping a 30-13 game to Notre Dame in Norman. The defeat to the Irish knocks the Sooners out of the national title picture once again, but Oklahoma...