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Wake Forest moved quickly in replacing Jim Grobe, choosing Bowling Green’s Dave Clawson to be its next head coach.Grobe tied the school record with 77 victories during his Wake Forest tenure, which included an 11-3 record with an ACC...
Steven Lassan
9 months ago
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Auburn Tigers
Numbers and statistics are unquestionably a huge part of the game. Any game, for that matter.Some fall on the sabermetric side of things, while others like to keep it simple and use the ol' eyeball test. In the football world, that means...
Braden Gall
9 months ago
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Jameis Winston
College football’s regular season is over, and the chase for the national championship is down to Florida State and Auburn.The Seminoles returned only 10 starters this year and had to replace six assistants, but coach Jimbo Fisher has...
Steven Lassan
9 months ago
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Kevin Hogan
College football’s regular season is over and the postseason is set. 35 bowl games take place, starting on Dec. 21 and stretching until the national championship on Jan. 6. Which bowls should you tune into?Athlon ranks and previews all of the...
Steven Lassan
9 months ago
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Despite fears to the contrary two weeks ago, the final BCS standings and selection for the major bowls featured little controversy or drama.Ohio State lost in the Big Ten title game, clearing the path for Auburn to be the undisputed No. 2 team....
David Fox
9 months ago
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Tre Mason
By the time Missouri took a 17-14 lead in the second quarter, Saturday’s SEC Championship Game was already was one of the wildest title games in league history.Then Tre Mason happened.On Auburn’s next drive, Mason rushed for 49 yards on...
David Fox
9 months ago
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Say this for the BCS era: Many of the controversies that seem to be possibilities during the season play themselves out by the end of the season.The final week of the season began with the possibility of either Auburn or Ohio State being left out...
David Fox
9 months ago
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Jimbo Fisher
Florida State coach Jimbo Fisher isn’t leaving Tallahassee anytime soon. Fisher has agreed to a new contract with the Seminoles, raising his salary to $4.1 million a year.The length of Fisher’s contract is speculated to be five to seven...
Steven Lassan
9 months ago
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The award for the most bizarre start to the season undoubtedly goes to North Carolina.The Tar Heels lost at home to a team Athlon picked second in its division in the Ohio Valley (Belmont) and a week later defeated our preseason No. 2 team (...
David Fox
9 months ago
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Jameis Winston
Willie Meggs, the state attorney for the Second Judicial Circuit, announced on Thursday Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston will not face charges in regards to a sexual assault investigation.Winston was never charged in response to the...
Steven Lassan
9 months ago
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The ACC Championship isn’t the marquee game on Saturday, but there’s plenty of intrigue, as Duke (a surprise contender) meets Florida State (the No. 1 team in the nation).With a win over the Blue Devils, the Seminoles – barring a...
Steven Lassan
9 months ago
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Jameis Winston
Each week of the college football season, Athlon Sports will poll some of the nation's best college football people from every region of the country. Each voter offers up a top five and each first-place vote is worth five points. A second-place...
Braden Gall
9 months ago
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Championship week — finally, unfortunately — is here.By now you’ve replayed the final play in the Iron Bowl over and over again. Hosts Braden Gall and David Fox quickly reflect on where it ranks among top plays or does it stand...
David Fox
9 months ago
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Nik Stauskas
Before the season started, Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski talked of the newly expanded ACC as perhaps the best conference in the history of the game.To accomplish that, the ACC may have to overcome the Big Ten. The Big Ten was the nation’s top...
David Fox
9 months ago
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James Franklin
Just one week remains for college football’s regular season, and the bowl picture is starting to come into focus.Week 14 brought significant changes to the BCS, as Ohio State has now replaced Alabama as our projected opponent for Florida...
Steven Lassan
9 months ago
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Jameis Winston
True college football fans like to examine and dissect statistics, whether it's a quarterback's completion percentage or a team's winning record on the road. We, however, love stats. With that in mind, we examined the ACC Championship...
Corby Yarbrough
9 months ago
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Jim Grobe
Wake Forest coach Jim Grobe has decided to resign, ending a successful 13-year tenure in Winston-Salem.Grobe’s final record with the Demon Deacons is 77-82. During his 13 years in Winston-Salem, Grobe led Wake Forest to one conference...
Steven Lassan
9 months ago
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Missouri Tigers
Numbers and statistics are unquestionably a huge part of the game. Any game, for that matter.Some fall on the sabermetric side of things, while others like to keep it simple and use the ol' eyeball test. In the football world, that means...
Braden Gall
9 months ago
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The revelry on the field at Jordan-Hare Stadium hadn’t even ended before various scenarios putting the SEC into the national championship game started popping up.What would Auburn have to do to leapfrog an undefeated Ohio State? Is Missouri...
David Fox
9 months ago
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Jameis Winston
The ACC went 1-3 against its SEC rivals, but Florida State’s win over Florida puts the Seminoles in position to play for the national championship with a victory in the ACC title game next Saturday.Duke’s surprising season continued...
Steven Lassan
9 months ago
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Jameis Winston
Florida-Florida State is usually one of the most-anticipated matchups in the Sunshine State each year. But the luster and interest has clearly eroded away from this season’s meeting.Florida State needs two wins to play for the national...
Steven Lassan
9 months ago
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Tajh Boyd
The annual meeting between South Carolina and Clemson for bragging rights in the Palmetto State always has plenty of intrigue, but there’s a little more at stake in 2013 when these two teams take the field.For the first time in this rivalry...
Steven Lassan
9 months ago
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The Heisman ceremony is two weeks away, and the field is in disarray.Meanwhile, the field for other position awards is starting to narrow as the season-long voting for many of these awards has been whittled to finalists.
While we love...
David Fox
9 months ago
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Dave Doeren
Week 14 is the final full week of college football regular season action. Next week’s slate is an abbreviated one, focused on the conference championships and a handful of other games.There’s no shortage of intrigue around the nation...
Steven Lassan
9 months ago
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Jameis Winston
National respect, BCS bowls and the Coastal Division title are all up for grabs in the ACC this Saturday.With four games against the SEC, the ACC has a chance to earn some national respect, especially if Clemson can go on the road and beat South...
Steven Lassan
9 months ago

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