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Click here to read more ACC coverage by AthlonSports.com Boston College Sept. 1 Miami Sept. 8 Maine Sept. 15 at Northwestern Sept. 22 Bye Week  Sept. 29 Clemson Oct. 6 at Army Oct. 13 at Florida State Oct. 20 at Georgia Tech Oct...
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By Steven Lassan (@AthlonSteven on Twitter) It wasn't that long ago that Alabama celebrated its national title victory over LSU in New Orleans. And now it's already time to turn the page to 2012. Spring practice is underway across the...
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Which NCAA Tournament bubble team had the most damaging loss over the weekend? Mark Ross: Could defending national champion UConn not make the NCAA Tournament? After Saturday’s 79–64 home loss to Marquette, the Huskies definitely have some work...
Patrick Snow
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by Jordan Coleman This Saturday, thousands of college basketball fans will flood arenas and sports bars in order to catch some of the greatest games of the season. While this week has been full of conference rivalries, this weekend’s...
Steven Lassan
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By Steven Lassan (@AthlonSteven on Twitter) When the 2012 season kicks off, 27 teams will have a new coach roaming the sidelines. Athlon examines each hire and grades the moves by each school. Grading new hires is never an exact science,...
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The calendar has turned to February, so college basketball teams are currently fighting for seeding or just to get in the NCAA Tournament. Missouri had a huge comeback win over Kansas in this weekend’s best game, while Duke suffered its second...
Patrick Snow
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By Steven Lassan (@AthlonSteven on Twitter) It's never too early to start thinking about next season. Spring practice will kick off for some teams in late February and before we know it, the 2012 Athlon Sports' preseason college football...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
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It was a wild weekend around college basketball, with several upsets and plenty of last drama. Some of the most notable results were Florida State winning at Duke, Syracuse tasting its first defeat, Baylor losing at home to Missouri,...
Patrick Snow
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By Steven Lassan (@AthlonSteven on Twitter) Very Early 2012 ACC Predictions Atlantic Division 1. Florida State Key Returnees: QB EJ Manuel, RB Devonta Freeman, WR Rashad Greene, WR Rodney Smith, DE Brandon Jenkins, DE Bjoern Werner,...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
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It's never too early to start thinking about 2012. Alabama claimed its second national title in three years by dominating LSU 21-0 on Monday night, and both teams are expected to be back in the national title mix next season.  Athlon's...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
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by Josh Kipnis Michigan players were rocking shirts that read “Pour some Sugar on me.”  After their victory in LA, the Oregon Ducks “Rose to power.”  Oklahoma State proclaimed to Stanford fans that the Fiesta Bowl was “Nacho Victory...
Steven Lassan
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By Steven Lassan (@AthlonSteven on Twitter) It's never too early to start thinking about next season, and Athlon kicked off our lookahead to 2012 with a very, very early top 25. Of course, a lot is going to change between now and when our...
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By Steven Lassan (@AthlonSteven on Twitter) Orange Bowl Clemson (10-3) vs. West Virginia (9-3) Date: Jan. 4 at 8:30 p.m. ET Location: Sun Life Stadium, Miami, Fla. The ACC and Big East are often criticized for being the two worst BCS...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
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By Steven Lassan (@AthlonSteven on Twitter) It's never too early to start thinking about next season, and Athlon kicked off our lookahead to 2012 with a very, very early top 25. Of course, a lot is going to change between now and when...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
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by Mark Ross Allstate Sugar Bowl Michigan (10-2) vs. Virginia Tech (11-2) Date: Jan. 3 at 8:30 p.m. ET Location: Mercedes-Benz Superdome, New Orleans, La. Michigan and Virginia Tech seem to have a lot in common. Not only do they have...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
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by Rob Doster Chick-fil-A Bowl Teams: Virginia (8–4) vs. Auburn (7–5) Date: Dec. 31 at 7:30 p.m. ET Location: Georgia Dome, Atlanta, Ga.   The defending national champion Auburn Tigers limp into the postseason at 7–5, losing in...
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-by Braden Gall (follow at @BradenGall) There is no doubt this is the era of the Quarterback. Houston’s Case Keenum (152) and Boise State’s Kellen Moore (142) both broke Graham Harrell’s all-time NCAA touchdown record of 134 scoring strikes...
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-by Braden Gall (follow at @BradenGall) Sun Bowl Utah Utes (7-5, 4-5) vs. Georgia Tech (8-4, 5-3) Date: Dec. 31 at 2 p.m. ET Location: Sun Bowl Stadium, El Paso, Texas The more things change the more they stay the same for Utah fans....
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by Mitch Light (@AthlonMitch on Twitter) Music City Bowl Wake Forest (6–6) vs. Mississippi State (6–6) Date: Dec. 30 at 6:40 p.m. ET Location: LP Field, Nashville, Tenn. Mississippi State is making its first trip to the Music City...
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By Steven Lassan (@AthlonSteven on Twitter) Champs Sports Bowl Florida State (8-4) vs. Notre Dame (8-4) Date: Dec. 29 at 5:30 p.m. ET Location: Florida Citrus Bowl, Orlando, Fla. In terms of name value, this bowl should be one of the...
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By Steven Lassan (@AthlonSteven on Twitter) The 2012 preseason college football top 25 is already starting to take shape. USC quarterback Matt Barkley has decided to return for another season, making the Trojans one of the early favorites...
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by Mitch Light (@AthlonMitch on Twitter) Belk Bowl Louisville (7–5) vs. NC State (7–5) Date: Dec. 27 at 8 p.m. Location: Bank of America Stadium, Charlotte, N.C. We knew Charlie Strong could recruit, and we knew he could run an...
Steven Lassan
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by Mark Ross AdvoCare V100 Independence Bowl Missouri (7-5) vs. North Carolina (7-5) Date: Dec. 26 at 5 p.m. ET Location: Independence Stadium, Shreveport, La. When Missouri and North Carolina meet up on Dec. 26 in Shreveport, La., it will...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
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Bowl season kicks off on Saturday, Dec. 17 in Albuquerque and ends on Jan. 9 in New Orleans with the BCS Championship. With 35 games on the docket, there's plenty of options to keep college fans interested over the next month. Athlon's editors...
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-by Braden Gall (follow at @AthlonBraden) The BCS is wrapping up its 14th season of action and Athlon has dissected the numbers and reviewed the tapes of all six BCS conferences in order to rank the best each league has had to offer. Which...
Braden Gall
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