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Brett Hundley
Each week, Athlon Sports will highlight some of the best one-on-one matchups to watch in college football. Here are the most important games within the game to watch this weekend:Brett Hundley, QB vs. Shayne Skov, LB (UCLA at Stanford)There may be...
Athlon Sports
9 months ago
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Jordan Matthews
Athlon’s experts are back with another week of upset predictions. West Virginia, Utah, Indiana, UCLA and Vanderbilt are popular picks for Week 8. The Mountaineers are coming off a bye week, which came at an opportune time, especially with...
Steven Lassan
9 months ago
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Kliff Kingsbury
A few questions in the Big 12 were answered last week as Baylor answered the call in its first road test and Texas reentered the conversation for top team in the conference.This week, Texas Tech is up in the spotlight.The Red Raiders are 6-0 and 3-...
David Fox
9 months ago
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Nick Saban
With the first half of the 2013 season finished, it’s time to take a peek at what the second half of the college football season has in store.There’s no shortage of second-half storylines, as the coaching carousel will continue to spin...
Steven Lassan
9 months ago
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Miami Hurricanes
The BCS was implemented in 1998 and has worked to near perfection for 15 seasons.Wait, what?That’s right, the BCS worked to near perfection. Prior to the construction of the Bowl Championship Series, fans and experts alike were left to argue...
Braden Gall
9 months ago
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Marcus Mariota
The first half of the 2013 college football season is officially in the books. And at the midpoint of 2013, it’s time to look back at the first seven weeks, examine preseason predictions and take a glimpse at what the second half of the...
Steven Lassan
9 months ago
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Stanford Cardinal
The beauty of sports, in particular college football, lies in their complete unpredictability and reality TV-like drama. And Week 7 was the first upset-filled Saturday of action as Stanford, Oklahoma and Michigan fell from the ranks of unbeatens...
Braden Gall
9 months ago
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Tajh Boyd
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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Bryce Petty
Baylor and Oregon have been putting on quite a show this season.The Bears and Ducks own the top two spots in terms of total offense rankings after seven weeks, and the numbers are quite mind-boggling.Baylor is averaging 9.4 yards per play, while...
Steven Lassan
9 months ago
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It's Midseason Madness on this week's podcast. Our hosts tackle big second-half questions for the SEC, Pac-12, Big Ten, Big 12 and ACC before offering up picks for the midseason coach of the year. Here are the key storylines Braden Gall and...
David Fox
9 months ago
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Dana Holgorsen
College football’s coach carousel didn’t spin into motion as some may have expected in Week 7.Texas was a heavy underdog to Oklahoma in the annual Red River Rivalry, but the Longhorns stunned the Sooners. Coach Mack Brown is still on...
Steven Lassan
9 months ago
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Art Briles
The Big 12 entered the midpoint for 2013 the same way it ended 2012 — without a top 10 team. The last time a Big 12 team was in the top 10 was Dec. 2 when Kansas State was seventh in the Big 12 poll.Oklahoma had its chance to move into...
David Fox
9 months ago
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Andre Williams
With seven weeks in the books, college football’s bowl picture is starting to clear. Stanford’s loss to Utah was a huge setback to the Cardinal’s national title hopes, while Oregon took a step forward with its win against...
Steven Lassan
9 months ago
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Johnny Manziel
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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Bryce Petty
The seventh week of the season shook up the Big 12 race, making Baylor’s offense and Oklahoma’s defense look vulnerable for the first time all season.Texas’ dominant win over Oklahoma shows the Longhorns can be a realistic...
David Fox
9 months ago
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Baylor did not have its finest offensive day in Manhattan, nearly doubling its punt total on the season and picking up its first two three and outs.The run game was held in check for the most part, which put the onus on the Bears’ big-play...
David Fox
9 months ago
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One of the hallmarks of the 2013 season as it reached its halfway point was its stability.Only three top-10 teams lost through the first six weeks of the season. Two of those losses were inevitable (No. 8 Clemson over No. 5 Georgia, No. 1 Alabama...
David Fox
9 months ago
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Texas quarterback Case McCoy was destroyed by Oklahoma linebacker Eric Striker in the first half of the Red River Rivalry.Check out this hit, which might be one of the biggest of the 2013 season:
Steven Lassan
9 months ago
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The Red River Rivalry is a rite of passage of sorts in the college football season.The weather is beginning to turn. The championship races are starting to take shape. And traditionally, this is when the Big 12 finds its frontrunner.Although both...
David Fox
9 months ago
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We’ll find out if a great defense (Florida) can stop a great offense (LSU) on Saturday afternoon at Tiger Stadium. Elsewhere, undefeated Missouri heads to Athens to face banged up — but still talented — Georgia in a key SEC East...
Mitch Light
9 months ago
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Two key announcements turned the fortunes for the Big 12. First, sophomore Marcus Smart elected to return to Oklahoma State even though he could have been a top pick. And just as the Cowboys prepared to be the unquestioned Big 12 favorite, Kansas...
David Fox
9 months ago
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Iowa State lost to Texas 31-30 on Thursday night, but the overriding theme from the defeat was questionable officiating.The Longhorns appeared to fumble on the goal line with just over a minute to go, but the officiating crew did not overturn the...
Steven Lassan
9 months ago
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Texas wide receiver Mike Davis might be hearing from the Big 12 over this dirty cheap shot in the first half against Iowa State. After a Texas touchdown (and the ball nowhere in sight), Davis decided to take a shot at Iowa State defensive back...
Steven Lassan
9 months ago
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For the first time all season, every Big 12 team will be in action as the league begins conference play in earnest.In some ways, the league has more questions than it was three weeks ago. A TCU-Oklahoma game is now a chance for the Horned Frogs to...
Athlon Sports
10 months ago
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David Ash will miss his second game in the Longhorns' last three after sustaining another head injury in the first half of the Longhorns win over Kansas State two weeks ago. Ash originally suffered a head injury in the Week 2 loss to BYU and...
Steven Lassan
10 months ago

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