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The Big 12 didn’t really play out as we expected it back in August. We tabbed four teams as being in close contention for the conference title (we got three of them right) but had none of them in the top 15. In other words, we didn't...
David Fox
8 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
8 months ago
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Kevin Hogan
College football’s regular season is over and the postseason is set. 35 bowl games take place, starting on Dec. 21 and stretching until the national championship on Jan. 6. Which bowls should you tune into?Athlon ranks and previews all of the...
Steven Lassan
8 months ago
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Auburn 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
8 months ago
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Say this for the BCS era: Many of the controversies that seem to be possibilities during the season play themselves out by the end of the season.The final week of the season began with the possibility of either Auburn or Ohio State being left out...
David Fox
8 months ago
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A typical season this was not for Oklahoma.The Sooners started the year outside of the Associated Press top 10 for the first time since 2000. They fell out of Big 12 contention, in essence, when they lost to Texas for the first time in four years....
David Fox
8 months ago
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Bryce Petty
Big 12 title implications are potentially on the line when Baylor and Texas meet on Saturday afternoon. If Oklahoma State beats Oklahoma earlier in the day, this game won’t factor in into the conference championship discussion, but the Bears...
Steven Lassan
8 months ago
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Trying to bait Oklahoma into the spoiler role will get you nowhere.Four Big 12 teams are in action this weekend, and only one of them isn’t in contention for a conference title league’s spot in the BCS. Instead, the Sooners are —...
David Fox
8 months ago
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Jameis Winston
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
8 months ago
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Championship week — finally, unfortunately — is here.By now you’ve replayed the final play in the Iron Bowl over and over again. Hosts Braden Gall and David Fox quickly reflect on where it ranks among top plays or does it stand...
David Fox
8 months ago
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Case McCoy
Someone in the Big 12 scheduling office must have had an idea how the season would turn out.The season is over for all but four Big 12 teams, but this week’s two games will feature three teams who still have a shot at the Fiesta Bowl. The...
David Fox
8 months ago
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James Franklin
Just one week remains for college football’s regular season, and the bowl picture is starting to come into focus.Week 14 brought significant changes to the BCS, as Ohio State has now replaced Alabama as our projected opponent for Florida...
Steven Lassan
8 months ago
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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
8 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
8 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
8 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
8 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
8 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
8 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
8 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
8 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
9 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
9 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
9 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
9 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
9 months ago

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