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By Steven Lassan (@AthlonSteven on Twitter) 10 Key Storylines to Watch for Week 5 1. After spending the first three games on the sideline, Northwestern quarterback Dan Persa is ready to return to action. The senior suffered a torn...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
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-by Braden Gall (@AthlonBraden on twitter) In the 1980s, it was Florida State, Miami and Colorado. In the 1990s, it was Florida, Wisconsin, Virginia Tech and Kansas State. In the 2000s, it was Oregon, TCU, Boise State and Utah. For a variety...
Braden Gall
2 years ago
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By Steven Lassan and Mitch Light Texas A&M has announced its intentions to apply for membership in the SEC. The Aggies intend to join the SEC in time for the 2012 season. However, the conference can't stay at 13 teams forever. Which teams...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
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By Steven Lassan (@AthlonSteven on Twitter) Post-Week 4 Big East Power Rankings Check out all of our college football rankings. 1. West Virginia (3-1) – The Mountaineers gave one of the best teams in college football their best...
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 defense – Arkansas entered Week 4 averaging 517.3...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
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By Steven Lassan (@AthlonSteven on Twitter) 10 Key Storylines to Watch for Week 4 1. After struggling the first two weeks of the season, Clemson looked like a different team in Saturday’s win over Auburn. Quarterback Tajh Boyd completed...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
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By Steven Lassan (@AthlonSteven on Twitter) With all of the uncertainty surrounding the Big East, this game is a chance for the conference to make a statement. West Virginia is the Big East’s top-ranked team and the preseason favorite to...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
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By Steven Lassan (@AthlonSteven on Twitter) The Big East was dealt a surprising blow to the stability of the conference when Pittsburgh and Syracuse applied and was accepted as a member of the ACC. Although both schools would like to join...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
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West Virginia’s Dana Holgorsen and Arkansas’ Bobby Petrino are known for their high-octane offenses, but both coaches will face difficult tests on Saturday. Alabama and LSU have arguably the best two defenses in the nation, and no one would be...
Patrick Snow
2 years ago
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This article on college football realignment originally appeared in our 1998 college football annual. As the college football landscape continues to go through realignment and the whispers of superconferences are still heard (despite the PAC-12's...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
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There are still several dominos to fall in college football’s great realignment of 2011, but the picture is starting to clear just a bit. West Virginia has been rumored as a potential candidate for SEC or ACC expansion over the past few weeks,...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
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By Steven Lassan (@AthlonSteven on Twitter) Post-Week 3 Big East Power Rankings Check out all of our college football rankings. 1. West Virginia (3-0) – It wasn’t a perfect game for the Mountaineers, but they survived a tricky...
Steven Lassan
3 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 California defense – Yes, the competition was tiny...
Steven Lassan
3 years ago
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By Steven Lassan (@AthlonSteven on Twitter) Realignment has been a hot topic in college football over the last couple of weeks and the ACC has struck first. Pittsburgh and Syracuse submitted applications to join the conference recently and...
Steven Lassan
3 years ago
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By Steven Lassan (@AthlonSteven on Twitter) 10 Key Storylines to Watch for Week 3 1. It’s only Week 3, but Saturday’s game between Florida State and Oklahoma will have an impact on the national title race. The winner of this matchup has...
Steven Lassan
3 years ago
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By Steven Lassan (@AthlonSteven on Twitter) With conference realignment back in the news, college football fans are looking for someone to blame for all of this mess. Is it Texas? Texas A&M? The SEC? The Big 12? Oklahoma? Dan Beebe?...
Steven Lassan
3 years ago
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By Steven Lassan (@AthlonSteven on Twitter) It seems college football is preparing for a major shift in conference realignment very soon. Although the 2011 season is just getting underway, the race is on to get conference affiliation...
Steven Lassan
3 years ago
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By Mitch Light (@AthlonMitch) Take a quick look at Pittsburgh’s stats and you will notice that running back Ray Graham leads the nation in rushing with a 161.0-yard average. That, however, is one of the few bright spots. Yes, the Panthers are...
Mitch Light
3 years ago
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By Steven Lassan (@AthlonSteven on Twitter) Post-Week 2 Big East Power Rankings Check out all of our college football rankings. 1. West Virginia (2-0) – It was a tale of two halves in Morgantown on Saturday. The Mountaineers did...
Steven Lassan
3 years ago
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By Steven Lassan (@AthlonSteven on Twitter) The Most Important Things to Take Away From Week 2 Athlon sums up a full slate of college football with the most important things to take away from this weekend. Notre Dame drops to...
Steven Lassan
3 years ago
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By Steven Lassan (@AthlonSteven on Twitter) 10 Key Storylines to Watch for Week 2 1. It’s only Week 2 of the college football season, but the South Carolina-Georgia matchup could go a long way toward deciding the SEC East title. Florida will...
Steven Lassan
3 years ago
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By Steven Lassan Post-Week 1 Big East Power Rankings Check out all of our college football rankings. 1. West Virginia (1-0) – Dana Holgorsen’s debut will certainly be a memorable one. Mother Nature wrecked havoc on Sunday’s matchup, forcing...
Steven Lassan
3 years ago
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By Steven Lassan (@AthlonSteven on Twitter) The Most Important Things to Take Away From Week 1 Athlon sums up a full slate of college football with the five most important things to take away from this weekend. South Florida upsets...
Steven Lassan
3 years ago
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By Steven Lassan and Mitch Light Week 1 Big East Previews and Predictions It's the first week of college football. Athlon will be breaking down each conference game and giving you college football predictions for every game this season....
Steven Lassan
3 years ago
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By Steven Lassan (@AthlonSteven on Twitter) College football as you know it is long gone. Conference realignment chaos is back in the news as Texas A&M's potential move to the SEC has thrown a wrench into the entire college football...
Steven Lassan
3 years ago

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