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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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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
9 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
9 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
9 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
9 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
9 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
9 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
9 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
9 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
9 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
9 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
9 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
9 months ago
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Not long ago, Boston College has one of the most consistent programs in the country. The Eagles reached 12 consecutive bowl games from 1999-2010, including a streak of eight consecutive wins.Thanks to Andre Williams, those streaks have a chance to...
David Fox
9 months ago
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Andrew who?For a day, Kansas football took center stage in Lawrence as the Jayhawks ended three years of Big 12 futility with their first conference win since Nov. 6, 2010.Kansas had been in close games during the 0-27 stretch before, but the...
David Fox
9 months ago
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Fortune is strange in college football.The last time Georgia encountered Nick Marshall, the Bulldogs had dismissed the then-cornerback and two teammates. Marshall went to junior college and reinvented his career as a quarterback before Auburn...
David Fox
9 months ago
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Texas Tech receiver Eric Ward gave the Red Raiders a 21-7 lead over Baylor with this nifty one-handed grab on Saturday:
Steven Lassan
9 months ago
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Oklahoma started slow but finished fast in Saturday’s 48-10 win over Iowa State.The Sooners had a few highlights on the field, but the best play of the day might be a tackle by a state trooper. A fan ran onto the field and was completely...
Steven Lassan
9 months ago
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Art Briles
Art Briles has transformed Baylor from a struggling Big 12 program to a national title contender. And the 58-year-old coach has inked an extension with Baylor, bumping his salary to over $4 million a season.The deal extends Briles’ contract...
Steven Lassan
9 months ago
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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
9 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
9 months ago

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