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Gary Harris
This weekend will feature only two games between ranked teams, but one of them is a doozy.After Michigan defeated Iowa on Wednesday and Michigan State dodged Indiana on Wednesday, the top two teams in the Big Ten standings will meet in East Lansing...
David Fox
7 months ago
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Trevor Knight
The Big 12 was one of the toughest conferences to predict last season. The conference had a significant amount of turnover at quarterback, and most preseason predictions placed the projected champion outside of the top 10.Fast forward to 2014, and...
Steven Lassan
7 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
7 months ago
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Art Briles
Art Briles was mentioned by many as one of the leading candidates to replace Mack Brown at Texas. And with Baylor’s season complete, the rumor mill has been in full effect over the last few days, as Briles’ name came up in regards to a...
Steven Lassan
7 months ago
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Bryce Petty
In the first season of the BCS in 1998, the Fiesta Bowl was just a glimmer in the eyes of Baylor and UCF.In 1998, Baylor was just starting its Big 12 doormat phase, going 2-9. UCF fared much better that year, going 9-2 with quarterback Daunte...
David Fox
8 months ago
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Numbers and statistics are unquestionably a huge part of the game. Any game, for that matter.Some like to keep it simple and use the ol' eyeball test, while others fall on the sabermetric side of things. In the football world, that means...
Braden Gall
8 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
8 months ago
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The 2013 college football regular season had distinct and unique character. The No. 2 team in the nation didn’t lose every weekend like in 2007. And one player didn’t captivate the nation like Cam Newton in 2010 or Johnny Manziel last...
Braden Gall
8 months ago
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Could there be room for a third or fourth team in the two-team race for the Big 12 title?The return of Marcus Smart to Oklahoma State and the arrival of Andrew Wiggins at Kansas appeared to set up those two programs atop the Big 12 this season.One...
David Fox
8 months ago
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The Big 12 didn’t really play out as we expected it back in August. We tabbed four teams as being in close contention for the conference title (we got three of them right) but had none of them in the top 15. In other words, we didn't...
David Fox
8 months ago
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Johnny Manziel
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
8 months ago
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Bryce Petty
Big 12 title implications are potentially on the line when Baylor and Texas meet on Saturday afternoon. If Oklahoma State beats Oklahoma earlier in the day, this game won’t factor in into the conference championship discussion, but the Bears...
Steven Lassan
8 months ago
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Case McCoy
Someone in the Big 12 scheduling office must have had an idea how the season would turn out.The season is over for all but four Big 12 teams, but this week’s two games will feature three teams who still have a shot at the Fiesta Bowl. The...
David Fox
8 months ago
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Bryce Petty
College Gameday heads to Stillwater, Okla. as Art Briles and the No. 4 Baylor Bears travel into Boone Pickens Stadium to take on Mike Gundy and the No. 10 Oklahoma State Cowboys at 8:00 p.m. ET on ABC. Baylor appears confident for the national...
Stephen Schindler
9 months ago
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Bryce Petty
My, how times change.When the Big 12 began, Oklahoma State reeled off nine consecutive wins over Baylor. And for the most part, these weren’t good Oklahoma State teams.On Saturday, the Big 12 may come down to Oklahoma State and Baylor. The...
David Fox
9 months ago
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Johnny Manziel
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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Art Briles
Perhaps the most telling number for Week 13 in the Big 12 is the two teams that aren’t involved in the most important game in the league this year.Baylor at Oklahoma State is the biggest game in the Big 12 this season (so far), meaning...
David Fox
9 months ago
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So begins the Ohio State vs. Baylor debate.What started last week as a three-team discussion between Ohio State, Baylor and Stanford is down to two, and the margin is getting slimmer. A little more than a thousandth of a point in the BCS separates...
David Fox
9 months ago
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Not long ago, Boston College has one of the most consistent programs in the country. The Eagles reached 12 consecutive bowl games from 1999-2010, including a streak of eight consecutive wins.Thanks to Andre Williams, those streaks have a chance to...
David Fox
9 months ago
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Andrew who?For a day, Kansas football took center stage in Lawrence as the Jayhawks ended three years of Big 12 futility with their first conference win since Nov. 6, 2010.Kansas had been in close games during the 0-27 stretch before, but the...
David Fox
9 months ago
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Texas Tech receiver Eric Ward gave the Red Raiders a 21-7 lead over Baylor with this nifty one-handed grab on Saturday:
Steven Lassan
9 months ago
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Art Briles
Art Briles has transformed Baylor from a struggling Big 12 program to a national title contender. And the 58-year-old coach has inked an extension with Baylor, bumping his salary to over $4 million a season.The deal extends Briles’ contract...
Steven Lassan
9 months ago
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Caes McCoy
Oklahoma State and Texas will meet this week in a game with Big 12 title implications at stake just as everyone projected back in August.It just wasn’t pegged that way back in September.Back on Sept. 28, Oklahoma State had lost to West...
David Fox
9 months ago
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Last week gave us plenty of news to break down on this week’s podcast. Alabama tightened its grip on No. 1, Baylor took another step to national title legitimacy and Stanford rearranged the championship and Heisman races. Co-hosts Braden Gall...
David Fox
9 months ago
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The first number to know for this week’s Big 12 stats of the week is probably three. As in three contenders for Big 12 coach of the year.All three superb coaching jobs were on display last week. First, there’s Art Briles, who has Baylor...
David Fox
9 months ago

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