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by Mitch Light (@AthlonMitch on Twitter) Meineke Car Care Bowl of Texas Texas A&M (6–6) vs. Northwestern (6–6) Date: Dec. 31 at 12 noon ET Location: Reliant Stadium, Houston, Texas Texas A&M is arguably the most talented 6–6...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
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-by Braden Gall (follow at @BradenGall) Insight Bowl Oklahoma (9-3) vs. Iowa (7-5) Date: Dec. 30 at 10 p.m. ET Location: Sun Devil Stadium, Tempe, Ariz. The 23rd annual Insight Bowl will feature two teams that limped into the...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
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-by Braden Gall (follow at @BradenGall) Pinstripe Bowl Rutgers (8-4) vs. Iowa State (6-6) Date: Dec. 30 at 3:20 p.m. ET Location: Yankee Stadium, New York City, N.Y. The second annual Pinstripe Bowl will feature two teams that have...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
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By Steven Lassan (@AthlonSteven on Twitter) The 2012 preseason college football top 25 is already starting to take shape. USC quarterback Matt Barkley has decided to return for another season, making the Trojans one of the early favorites...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
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Holiday Bowl Texas (7–5) vs. California (7–5) Date: Dec. 28, 2011 at 8 p.m. ET Location: Qualcomm Stadium, San Diego, Calif. Will the Holiday Bowl be Mack Brown’s last game as head coach at Texas? Following back-to-back mediocre seasons, the...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
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by Mark Ross AdvoCare V100 Independence Bowl Missouri (7-5) vs. North Carolina (7-5) Date: Dec. 26 at 5 p.m. ET Location: Independence Stadium, Shreveport, La. When Missouri and North Carolina meet up on Dec. 26 in Shreveport, La., it will...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
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Bowl season kicks off on Saturday, Dec. 17 in Albuquerque and ends on Jan. 9 in New Orleans with the BCS Championship. With 35 games on the docket, there's plenty of options to keep college fans interested over the next month. Athlon's editors...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
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The BCS is wrapping up its 14th season of action and Athlon has dissected the numbers and reviewed the tapes of all six BCS conferences in order to rank the best each league has had to offer. Which Oklahoma team was the best of the decade? Which...
Braden Gall
2 years ago
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Putting together an All-America team is never easy and that’s certainly the case in 2011. Several players didn’t make the cut on Athlon’s All-America team, but that doesn’t take anything away from the season they had. On defense, sorting out...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
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There were many great coaching jobs around college football this season, and the Coach of the Year selection is always a tough decision. Les Miles of LSU was the only coach in the country to go undefeated, and he did it against a tough schedule....
Patrick Snow
2 years ago
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By Steven Lassan (@AthlonSteven on Twitter) (Published December 8th, 2011) Click here to view Athlon's updated top 25 for 2012. It's never too early to start thinking about next season. There's a lot that's going to change over the next...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
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The BCS Championship Game always brings much debate and consternation when its two participants are selected. Even though the BCS has allowed the college football world to see title games that were not contractually possible before 1998, fans and...
Patrick Snow
2 years ago
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By Steven Lassan (@AthlonSteven on Twitter) Which bowls should you tune into? Athlon ranks and previews all of the matchups from the must-see to the ones you can avoid. 35. Little Caesars Pizza Bowl – Western Michigan (7-5) vs. Purdue...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
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By Steven Lassan (@AthlonSteven on Twitter) After four seasons in College Station, Texas A&M has decided to fire coach Mike Sherman. Under his watch, the Aggies posted a 25-25 record and did not win any bowl appearances. After a 9-4...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
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By Steven Lassan (@AthlonSteven on Twitter) 10 Key Storylines to Watch for Week 14 1. When commissioner Larry Scott envisioned the first Pac-12 title game, a 6-6 UCLA team is probably not what he had in mind. However, that’s the...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
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The BCS Championship Game is looking more and more like it will be a rematch between SEC West foes LSU and Alabama. With the top two college football teams in the nation coming from the same division of the same conference, the Tigers will play...
Patrick Snow
2 years ago
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By Mitch Light (@AthlonMitch) Here are previews and predictions for the 10 best college football games this weekend. Wisconsin (-9) vs. Michigan State (Big Ten Championship Game) The Badgers will have an opportunity to avenge their “Hail...
Mitch Light
2 years ago
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The rollercoaster tenure of Ron Zook has ended after seven seasons at Illinois, and athletic director Mike Thomas is conducting a search that has a wide array of candidates. Houston coach Kevin Sumlin’s name seems to come up in every coaching...
Patrick Snow
2 years ago
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By Steven Lassan (@AthlonSteven on Twitter) After just two seasons at Kansas, Turner Gill was fired on Sunday. Gill’s record through two years was an awful 5-19, winning only one Big 12 game. Although the Jayhawks began this season with a...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
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By Steven Lassan (@AthlonSteven on Twitter) Post-Week 13 Big 12 Power Rankings Check out all of our college football rankings. 1. Oklahoma State (10-1) – The Cowboys had a bye on Saturday and return to action against rival...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
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By Steven Lassan (@AthlonSteven on Twitter) With 13 weeks in the book, it's time to take a look at how teams project to the postseason. There's going to be a lot of changes over the next couple of weeks, especially as teams battle just to...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
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By Steven Lassan (@AthlonSteven on Twitter) 10 Key Storylines to Watch for Week 13 1. Rivalry week has to be one of the best parts of any college football season. 10 of Athlon’s top 25 rivalries will be played this Saturday, including...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
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By Steven Lassan (@AthlonSteven on Twitter) With 12 weeks in the book, it's time to take a look at how teams project to the postseason. There's going to be a lot of changes over the next couple of weeks, especially as teams battle just to...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
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By Steven Lassan (@AthlonSteven on Twitter) Post-Week 12 Big 12 Power Rankings Check out all of our college football rankings. 1. Oklahoma State (10-1) – The Cowboys watched their national title hopes likely end with a 37-31...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
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By Steven Lassan (@AthlonSteven on Twitter) Athlon sums up a full slate of college football with the most important things to take away from this weekend. Winners Alabama – The Crimson Tide making this section of the column...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago

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