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Texas Longhorns
Fans and media critics alike toss around words like “greatest” and “all-time” fairly liberally. I am not immune from this type of hyperbole, as I’ve been known to wax poetically about most, best or awesome-est games,...
Braden Gall
6 months ago
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Oregon Ducks
Tune in to the Athlon Sports Cover 2 Podcast as our staff talks college football every week leading up to the 2014 season.iTunes | Podcast ArchiveThe dust has barely settled on what was a truly magnificent ending to the BCS era. Not only in the...
Braden Gall
6 months ago
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Florida State Seminoles
Florida State claimed its second BCS title with a 34-31 victory over Auburn. While the Seminoles still have plenty of time to celebrate their national championship, it’s never too early to look ahead to what could be in store next season....
Steven Lassan
6 months ago
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Florida State Seminoles
The BCS is dead. After 16 years of picking a two-team tournament, the Bowl Championship Series took its final breath in the form of a second BCS championship for Florida State. The Noles won one of the greatest college games played in a 34-31 final...
Braden Gall
6 months ago
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Bob Stoops
In a literal sense, the college football postseason is one meaningful game preceded by 34 exhibitions.Maybe that’s true to a degree, but the bowl season has a way of setting the storylines for the offseason. After all, this is the only...
David Fox
6 months ago
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The final BCS championship game was billed as a matchup between the team that dominated all year and the team that found ways to win in unlikely fashion.Florida State proved they can be one in the same in defeating Auburn 34-31 for the BCS...
David Fox
6 months ago
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Florida State Seminoles
Florida State gets a lot of good players from Florida. This is no surprise. But Florida State has long been a national brand with the power to recruit anywhere and anyone in the nation. In its heyday under Bobby Bowden, the Seminoles landed classes...
Braden Gall
6 months ago
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Al Golden
After receiving interest from Penn State regarding its head coach vacancy, Al Golden has decided to remain at Miami. Golden is a former Penn State player, so the Nittany Lions’ interest in the Miami coach was no surprise.Miami has made steady...
Steven Lassan
6 months ago
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Charlie Strong
After a 37-15 record in four seasons at Louisville, Charlie Strong has decided to leave to take over the top spot at Texas. Strong inherited a program that won just 15 games in the three seasons prior to his arrival and quickly moved Louisville...
Steven Lassan
6 months ago
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Charlie Strong
Charlie Strong has decided to leave Louisville for Texas, ending a successful four-year run with the Cardinals.Reports surfaced on Friday night that Strong was Texas’ top pick, but he waited to accept the job until he had a chance to meet...
Steven Lassan
6 months ago
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Seven of the nation's best prospects announced where they intend to play college football, at the seventh annual Under Armour game in Florida on Thursday.While a verbal commitment is literally worth nothing in the formal sense, many teams got a...
Braden Gall
6 months ago
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Florida State Seminoles
Florida State and Auburn will do battle in the 15th and final BCS National Championship Game on Monday, Jan. 6, in Pasadena, Calif.It marks the second trip to the BCS national title game for Auburn, both coming in the past four years. The berth for...
Braden Gall
6 months ago
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Jameis Winston
At the beginning of the season, Auburn and Florida State were considered longshots to play for the national championship. Fast forward to Jan. 6 in Pasadena, and that’s the unlikely, yet highly anticipated matchup to determine college...
Steven Lassan
6 months ago
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Vad Lee
Georgia Tech’s offense will have a new quarterback next season, as Vad Lee has decided to transfer following the Yellow Jackets’ bowl loss to Ole Miss.Lee was Georgia Tech’s No. 1 quarterback in 2013, throwing for 1,561 yards and...
Steven Lassan
6 months ago
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The Athlon Sports Cover 2 Podcast returns after a brief holiday hiatus to talk about the three big stories in college football. The Texas job remains opens as the Longhorns (maybe) close in on candidates. David Fox and Braden Gall discus the...
David Fox
6 months ago
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Braxton Miller
If you like offense, Friday night’s Orange Bowl matchup between Clemson and Ohio State will be must-see television. The Tigers and Buckeyes combined to average 86.5 points a game during the regular season, and there’s little to suggest...
Steven Lassan
6 months ago
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Jimbo Fisher
Florida State coach Jimbo Fisher agreed to a contract extension with the school prior to the ACC Championship and now the agreement is official. According to the Tallahassee Democrat, Fisher has signed a new contract with Florida State, increasing...
Steven Lassan
6 months ago
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Florida State Seminoles
The game of football is won and lost with a complete team effort. Are quarterbacks more important than backup guards? Of course. But the outcome is celebrated and opined by an entire roster of players big and small. That doesn't mean that...
Braden Gall
6 months ago
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Johnny Manziel
The Chick-fil-A Bowl is the final college game in the 2013 calendar year, and this season’s version features two teams making their first appearance in this postseason classic. Duke and Texas A&M meet in Atlanta on Dec. 31, in what is one...
Steven Lassan
6 months ago
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Bob Stoops perhaps has good reason to be critical of the BCS, as he was this time last season when Northern Illinois reached the Orange Bowl instead of his Sooners.At the same time, though, the BCS era hasn’t been more kind to a coach than...
David Fox
6 months ago
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Boston College Golden Eagles
The storyline writes itself. Especially, for those who like watching great running backs.Arizona's Ka'Deem Carey, the nation's second-leading rusher, will square off with Boston College's Andre Williams, the nation's leading...
Braden Gall
6 months ago
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Clemson Tigers
Like it or not, Las Vegas rarely gets it wrong, so tracking betting lines should always be a big part of each football weekend — even if there are no bets on the line. I finished the regular season 43-34-1 and that is where — if it were...
Braden Gall
6 months ago
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Bo Wallace
The Landsharks of Ole Miss (7–5, 3–5 SEC) and Ramblin’ Wreck from Georgia Tech (7–5, 5–3 ACC) will converge on Music City on the eve of New Year’s Eve. Much like their travel routes — west from Oxford, Miss...
Nathan Rush
6 months ago
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Teddy Bridgewater
Since joining the bowl party in 1990, the Russell Athletic Bowl has been known as the Blockbuster Bowl, CarQuest Bowl, MicronPC Bowl, Visit Florida Tangerine Bowl, Mazda Tangerine Bowl and, most recently, Champs Sports Bowl. The location of the...
Nathan Rush
6 months ago
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David Cobb
The Rose Bowl this game is not. The Texas Bowl between Minnesota and Syracuse barely has the buzz of the bowl game in Shreveport.Both teams finished 4-4 in their respective conferences, but that should be a small victory itself.Minnesota was one of...
David Fox
6 months ago

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