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With the demise of the BCS it’s tempting to jump right ahead to thoughts of the College Football Playoff.The regular season still matters, though. By spring, every college football fan will be hungry for the first week of the season, not...
David Fox
9 months ago
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BCS National Championship Game
Numbers and statistics are unquestionably a huge part of the game. In particular, the most important game of the college football season.Some fall on the sabermetric side of things, while others like to keep it simple and use the ol' eyeball...
Braden Gall
9 months ago
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Kliff Kingsbury
With college football’s 2013 season completed, it’s time to take a look back at the season that was amd review the performance of all 125 teams before 2014 kicks off. College football’s coach carousel was quite active last...
Steven Lassan
9 months ago
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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
9 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
9 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
9 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
9 months ago
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Charlie Strong
Texas is arguably the No. 1 job in college football, and the first assignment on new athletic director Steve Patterson’s plate was to pick a replacement for Mack Brown. After a three-week coaching search, Patterson hired Charlie Strong away...
Steven Lassan
9 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
9 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
9 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
9 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
9 months ago
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James Franklin
The teams in the Cotton Bowl will hope their final games of the 2013 regular season weren’t as bad as they looked.Missouri matched Auburn for three quarters in the SEC Championship Game, a matchup that would have sent Mizzou to the national...
David Fox
9 months ago
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AJ McCarron
Alabama arrives at the Sugar Bowl eager to prove that its one loss — on one of the most amazing plays in the history of college football — was a fluke. The Crimson Tide ranked No. 1 in the nation until that defeat at Auburn, would like...
Mitch Light
9 months ago
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Baylor Bears
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
9 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
9 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
9 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
9 months ago
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Taylor Kelly
The Holiday Bowl will be an exercise in differing fortunes for both teams.Think back to Oct. 19: Texas Tech was 7-0 and ranked 10th in the first BCS standings. At the same time, Arizona State was nowhere to be found in the rankings. The Sun Devils...
David Fox
9 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
9 months ago
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Mack Brown will coach his final game for the Horns in the Alamo Bowl.
This game might has well be titled The Zoloft Consolation Prize Bowl.Texas comes into San Antonio after losing the season finale with a chance to win the Big 12 title outright. Oregon — who probably deserved to be playing Alabama in the Sugar...
Braden Gall
9 months ago
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Bill Snyder
Suffice to say, Kansas State and Michigan probably didn’t expect to meet in the same bowl game this season.Michigan started the season with aspirations of winning the Big Ten Legends division with budding star Devin Gardner at quarterback....
David Fox
9 months ago
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Urban Meyer
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
10 months ago
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Oregon announced it will have new Nike “Mach Speed” uniforms for its Dec. 30 bowl matchup against Texas.This uniform is also a sneak peek at what to expect from the Ducks in 2014.According to the Nike release, here's a sample about...
Steven Lassan
10 months ago
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Louisville Cardinals
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
10 months ago

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