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Nebraska Cornhuskers
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:Max Bullough, LB vs. Ameer Abdullah, RB (Michigan State at Nebraska)...
Athlon Sports
11 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
11 months ago
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AJ McCarron
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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Head coaches are usually the ones who receive most of the credit or most of the blame when things go right or wrong in college football.They’re the ones with most say over players and team personnel. They’re the ones out front with the...
David Fox
11 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
11 months ago
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USC mascot
USC and Texas were two of the biggest disappointments after the first month of the college football season.USC started 3-2, with wins over Hawaii, Boston College and Utah State. The Trojans had a disappointing 10-7 home loss to Washington State and...
Steven Lassan
11 months ago
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James Franklin
With 11 weeks in the books, college football’s bowl and national title picture is starting to come into focus.The fourth release of the BCS standings saw another change at the top. With Stanford’s victory over Oregon on Thursday night,...
Steven Lassan
11 months ago
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Will Muschamp
Another week, another college football coach fired. Ron English was dismissed a day before Eastern Michigan was set to take on Western Michigan last week. Eastern Michigan is one of the toughest jobs in the nation, but English’s teams showed...
Steven Lassan
11 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
11 months ago
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Johnathan Gray
Texas’ Big 12 title hopes took a hit on Saturday night, as running back Johnathan Gray was lost for the season with an Achilles injury. Gray rushed for 780 yards and four touchdowns on 159 attempts in 2013.With Gray sidelined, the Longhorns...
Steven Lassan
11 months ago
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Nick Saban
Alabama coach Nick Saban will be the next coach of the Texas Longhorns. Current UT coach Mack Brown has one foot out the door. Saban's agent, Jimmy Sexton, is already jockeying for position, eyeing a Lone Star State payday. Sorry, Alabama fans...
Nathan Rush
11 months ago
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AJ McCarron
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
11 months ago
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While Stanford and Baylor picked up signature wins, Alabama ended up as one of the big winners in Sunday’s release of the BCS rankings.At No. 1, the Crimson Tide have nowhere to go, but the win over LSU strengthened Alabama’s slot at No...
David Fox
11 months ago
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Week 11 in the Big 12 was an exercise in unexpected stars.Baylor’s Shock Linwood and Texas’ Desmond Jackson were buried on the depth chart entering the week, but injuries forced both to take bigger roles in key games to preserve...
David Fox
11 months ago
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The stretch from Thursday evening to Saturday night was perhaps one of the most meaningful stretches for the national championship and Heisman races we've seen this season.The three days and three key games also showed that meaningful doesn...
David Fox
11 months ago
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Missouri 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. It took me a few weeks but I finally gained some ground last week thanks...
Braden Gall
11 months ago
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Thursday night drama never really occurred until Oregon blocked a field goal in the fourth quarter agains Stanford. Before that, the drama was a sloppy first half in Waco.The biggest drama Thursday night offered was an upending the 2013 landscape.A...
David Fox
11 months ago
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Blake Bell
Week 11 of the 2013 college football season should play a huge role in shaping the national title picture. With Oregon-Stanford and Oklahoma-Baylor on Thursday, and LSU-Alabama on Saturday, the top 10 could look quite a bit different on Sunday...
Steven Lassan
11 months ago
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Stanford Cardinal
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:Marcus Mariota, QB vs. Shayne Skov, LB (Oregon at Stanford, Thurs.)...
Athlon Sports
11 months ago
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Lache Seastrunk
Some conference title races are almost decided, but the battle to claim the Big 12 championship is just getting started. Baylor hosts Oklahoma on Thursday night in a crucial conference matchup, with the Bears also needing to impress to have any...
Steven Lassan
11 months ago
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Thursday night will set the tone for the remainder of the season in the Big 12 and perhaps the BCS race, but it won’t be the only important action in the Big 12 this week.Not all of the four teams in Big 12 contention will be challenged this...
David Fox
11 months ago
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Bryce Petty
Baylor enters the final month of the season on the verge of a special year. The Bears won 18 games from 2011-12, but coach Art Briles has positioned this team for a run at the national championship.Baylor has rolled to a 7-0 start, winning five...
Steven Lassan
11 months ago
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The Thursday we’ve all be waiting for is here as Oregon visits Stanford and Oklahoma visits Baylor. On this week’s edition of the Cover 2, hosts Braden Gall and David Fox prepare you for Thursday plus action for Saturday.On this week...
David Fox
11 months ago
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According to several media reports, Texas is set to hire Arizona State’s Steve Patterson as its next athletic director. Patterson graduated from Texas’ Law School in 1984 and edged West Virginia’s Oliver Luck for the job.Patterson...
Steven Lassan
11 months ago
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Connor Cook
With 10 weeks in the books, college football’s bowl picture is starting to clear.The third release of the BCS standings saw another change at the top. Florida State passed Oregon for the No. 2 spot behind Alabama. However, if both teams win...
Steven Lassan
11 months ago

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