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Missouri Tigers
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
10 months ago
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Unlike other leagues, the Big 12 had few fireworks and few surprises in its second to last week of the season.The three teams still in contention for the Fiesta Bowl remain so, even if Baylor needed four takeaways to overcome a struggling offense...
David Fox
10 months ago
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The Heisman ceremony is two weeks away, and the field is in disarray.Meanwhile, the field for other position awards is starting to narrow as the season-long voting for many of these awards has been whittled to finalists.
While we love...
David Fox
10 months ago
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Rivalry week has lost its juice in the Big 12.Thanks to conference realignment, Texas won’t face Texas A&M during the Thanksgiving holiday. No Missouri-Kansas, either. And thanks to no conference championship game, the Bedlam Game will...
David Fox
10 months ago
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Rivalry week and Thanksgiving is upon us with a huge Iron Bowl matchup. Is Alabama unstoppable or does Auburn have a shot in its big moment? It's strength vs. strength, so anything is possible, says our hosts.The Heisman race is as cloud as it...
David Fox
10 months ago
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Tajh Boyd
With 13 weeks in the books, college football’s bowl and national title picture is starting to come into focus.The post-Week 13 BCS standings featured some movement at the top, but the biggest surprise was Northern Illinois jumping Fresno...
Steven Lassan
10 months ago
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The Big 12 lost its only national championship contender and likely lost a chance at the Heisman Trophy in Week 13.If there’s any silver lining, though, Saturday could have set up an interesting final week of the season in the league.Texas...
David Fox
10 months ago
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Will Muschamp
With two weeks left in the 2013 season, college football’s coaching carousel is about to get interesting. And after this Saturday’s slate of games, several teams will close the book on their 2013 schedule. With the season over for many...
Steven Lassan
10 months ago
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Army Navy
Pep bands, cheerleaders, tailgating, student sections, cornhole and especially rivalries. All of which makes college football the greatest sport on the planet. With one of the best weeks of the calendar year upon us, the Athlon staff is giving...
Braden Gall
10 months ago
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According to precedent the BCS championship field is more or less set.With only one exception (2007 LSU), the BCS championship game teams were ranked in the top four at this stage of the season. That’s good news for Alabama, Florida State,...
David Fox
11 months ago
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Clint Chelf
The quarterback who rearranged the Big 12 wasn’t even in the lineup until the last five games.As Baylor and Texas learned, Clint Chelf is in some ways the nation’s most unpredictable player.Two weeks ago, Chelf, considered less of a...
David Fox
11 months ago
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The Big 12 found a way to squeeze a ton of action into only three games this week.The headline, of course, is Oklahoma State’s 49-17 rout of previously undefeated Baylor. The Cowboys’ win knocks the Big 12 out of the BCS championship...
David Fox
11 months ago
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College football in 2013, at least in Week 13, is a lesson in waiting your turn.Ohio State’s case to remain next man up in the BCS championship race after Alabama and Florida State needed little statement on the Buckeyes’ part this week...
David Fox
11 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
11 months ago
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Oklahoma State Cowboys
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. Vanderbilt and Baylor both scored late last week to give me two back door...
Braden Gall
11 months ago
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Dana Holgorsen
West Virginia and TCU are arguably the biggest disappointments in the Big 12 this year.Losing to Kansas will prevent West Virginia from playing in a bowl for the first time since 2001, and the Mountaineers need to beat Iowa State in the season...
Steven Lassan
11 months ago
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Hugh Freeze
With just two weeks of regular season action left, the 2013 college football season is quickly coming to a close. There’s plenty of marquee games remaining, but it’s crunch time for teams to get bowl eligible, along with ones chasing a...
Steven Lassan
11 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
11 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
11 months ago
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Texas Tech lone star alternate
Texas Tech is set to close out its regular season schedule with a trip to Texas on Thanksgiving night. And the Red Raiders will break out an alternate uniform against the Longhorns, unveiling a “Lone Star” look for next Thursday’s...
Steven Lassan
11 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
11 months ago
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Connor Halliday
With 12 weeks in the books, college football’s bowl and national title picture is starting to come into focus.Alabama and Florida State are headed for an intriguing national championship in Pasadena - provided both teams finish the season...
Steven Lassan
11 months ago
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Tim Beckman
With three weeks left in the 2013 season, college football’s coaching carousel is set to begin. There were no coaching changes over the last week, but with the end of the year coming for a few teams, expect to see more movement over the next...
Steven Lassan
11 months ago
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Kliff Kingsbury
The following is a list of the best college players among the current crop of FBS college football coaches. South Carolina coach Steve Spurrier tops the list, but Northwestern's Pat Fitzgerald and Texas Tech's Kliff Kingsbury had prolific...
Mitch Light
11 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
11 months ago

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