Big East Articles

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
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
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
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
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
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
3 years ago
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
3 years ago
  Date Bowl Projection BCS Games     Jan. 9 National Title BCS No. 1 vs. BCS No. 2 Alabama vs. Oklahoma       ...
Steven Lassan
3 years ago
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
3 years ago
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
3 years ago
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
3 years ago
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
3 years ago
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
3 years ago
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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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