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By Braden Gall (@AthlonBraden) and Steven Lassan (@AthlonSteven) Athlon Sports continues its countdown to the college football season with a look at the top 40 players for 2011 in the Pac-12. Several factors worked into the criteria...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
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Each year we ask college football coaches to tell us what they really think about the other teams in their conference. But we don't want the cliche'd press conference platitudes, so we ask them to give us their quotes off-the-record and...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
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  Date Bowl Projection BCS Games     Jan. 9 National Title BCS No. 1 vs. BCS No. 2 Alabama vs. Oklahoma       ...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
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By Steven Lassan (@AthlonSteven on Twitter) Considering there is just 1 day until kickoff, the 2011 season is just around the corner. With the anticipation building for the upcoming season, Athlon will cover one interesting storyline to watch...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
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One of the best quarterbacks in the Big East Conference is as comfortable doing a traditional Greek dance during the summer in his hometown of Steubenville, Ohio, as he is throwing touchdown passes at Cincinnati’s Nippert Stadium in the fall....
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
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The start of the 2011 college football season is less than 20 days away. With kickoff right around the corner, Athlon takes a look at the top 10 must-see games in the Big East for 2011. 1. Pittsburgh at West Virginia (Week 13) Nov. 25, All-...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
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Kickoff for the 2011 season is just a few weeks away. To help pass the time before the opening weekend, Athlon will be taking a look at the best units by conference.  A "1" signifies the best unit in conference, while a "12" indicates the...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
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by Steven Lassan (@AthlonSteven on Twitter) What is a breakout player? Defining that term isn’t exactly easy. Although Big East fans are likely already familiar with the names on this list, this is Athlon’s attempt to peg the players that...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
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They're the teams within the team - those cohesive little units bound together by their shared responsibilities within the larger team context. Whether it's the offensive linemen firing off time after time into those familiar blocking sleds, or...
Steven Lassan
3 years ago
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By Steven Lassan (@AthlonSteven on Twitter) Defining what is a surprise team is no easy task. Over the next couple of weeks, Athlon will take a look at a team from each of the BCS leagues that could be a surprise contender in...
Steven Lassan
3 years ago
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by Braden Gall (@AthlonBraden on Twitter) Every year, millions of dollars and man hours are spent trying to acquire talent by college football programs across this great country. Attempting to rank these players has become as big a part...
Braden Gall
3 years ago
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The coaching carousel is usually one of the most intriguing elements of college football's regular season and has been in full effect since May with the departure of Jim Tressel at Ohio State and Bill Stewart at West Virginia.  Which coach...
Steven Lassan
3 years ago
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by Steven Lassan (@AthlonSteven on Twitter) The countdown to kickoff for the 2011 college football season is less than 40 days away. With fall camps opening up in a matter of days, now is another good opportunity to project how the teams will...
Steven Lassan
3 years ago
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By Braden Gall (@AthlonBraden) and Steven Lassan (@AthlonSteven) Athlon Sports continues its countdown to the upcoming college football season with a look at the top 25 players for 2011 in the Big East. Several factors worked into the...
Steven Lassan
3 years ago
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With the start of the 2011 just around the corner, it's time to revisit the conference power rankings. The SEC claims the last five national titles and should reign surpreme once again this year. However, the Big 12 should be in great shape this...
Steven Lassan
3 years ago
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We have ranked every college football program in the country, based on the attractiveness of the position from a coaching perspective. We considered many factors — tradition, facilities, location, money  — but in the end, we simply...
Steven Lassan
3 years ago
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We have ranked every college football program in the country, based on the attractiveness of the position from a coaching perspective. We considered many factors — tradition, facilities, location, money  — but in the end, we simply asked...
Steven Lassan
3 years ago
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By Rick Bozich It was the biggest coaching decision of Charlie Strong’s career as a head coach, and it only took seconds for it to smell like he had made the wrong call. It was the 10th game of the University of Louisville’s 2010 season, a...
Steven Lassan
3 years ago
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Athlon continues our countdown to the upcoming season with our first and second All-Big East teams for the 2011 season. Click here for all our college football team previews, rankings and predictions. First-team Offense QB Geno Smith, West...
Steven Lassan
3 years ago
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Get ready for another unpredictable year in the Big East. West Virginia is the favorite, despite changing head coaches in early June. Bill Stewart resigned, elevating offensive coordinator Dana Holgorsen to the top spot. Holgorsen has produced...
Steven Lassan
3 years ago
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Name a team from a Big Six power conference that you believe could surprise in 2011-12. Mitch Light: I believe California will emerge as the biggest threat to Arizona in the new-look Pac-12. Mike Montgomery’s club welcomes back its top three...
Mitch Light
3 years ago
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For the 45th year in a row, Athlon Sports will release its in-depth preseason preview annual complete with coaching changes, behind the scenes features, scouting reports from within the locker room, pages of recruiting rankings, and most...
Braden Gall
3 years ago
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-by Steven Lassan (@AthlonSteven) When choosing a preseason favorite at No. 1, experience at quarterback is usually one of the most important factors to consider. However, is it time to reconsider how important experience is under center? Three...
Steven Lassan
3 years ago
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-by Braden Gall (@AthlonBraden) Spring Primers: ACC Coastal | ACC Atlantic | Big 12, Part 1 | Big 12, Pt 2 | Notre Dame | Big East, Part 1 | Big East, Pt 2 | SEC West | SEC East | Big Ten Leaders | Big Ten Legends | Pac-12 North | Pac-12 South...
Braden Gall
3 years ago
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-by Steven Lassan (@AthlonSteven) Connecticut 2010 Record: 8-5, 5-2 Big East Spring practice: March 15-April 30   Returning Starters: Offense – 6, Defense – 10   Spring storylines facing the Huskies:   1. The Huskies are the...
Steven Lassan
3 years ago

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