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Head coaches are usually the ones who receive most of the credit or most of the blame when things go right or wrong in college football.They’re the ones with most say over players and team personnel. They’re the ones out front with the...
David Fox
11 months ago
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Last week gave us plenty of news to break down on this week’s podcast. Alabama tightened its grip on No. 1, Baylor took another step to national title legitimacy and Stanford rearranged the championship and Heisman races. Co-hosts Braden Gall...
David Fox
11 months ago
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Venric Mark
Northwestern running back Venric Mark was expected to be one of the top playmakers in the Big Ten this season. Unfortunately for Mark, injuries have limited the standout running back to just three games and 31 carries. The senior has 97 rushing...
Steven Lassan
11 months ago
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James Franklin
With 11 weeks in the books, college football’s bowl and national title picture is starting to come into focus.The fourth release of the BCS standings saw another change at the top. With Stanford’s victory over Oregon on Thursday night,...
Steven Lassan
11 months ago
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Nebraska Cornhuskers
True college football fans like to examine and dissect statistics, whether it's a quarterback's completion percentage or a team's winning record on the road. We, however, love stats. With that in mind, we scoured the Big Ten to put...
Braden Gall
11 months ago
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Will Muschamp
Another week, another college football coach fired. Ron English was dismissed a day before Eastern Michigan was set to take on Western Michigan last week. Eastern Michigan is one of the toughest jobs in the nation, but English’s teams showed...
Steven Lassan
11 months ago
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AJ McCarron
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
11 months ago
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Big Ten Football
For the second straight week a feel-good story will get overlooked for a job-saving performance in the Big Ten. Last week a Ron Kellogg III Hail Mary overshadowed a thrilling road win for Minnesota. This week, the Huskers defense stole the show by...
Braden Gall
11 months ago
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The stretch from Thursday evening to Saturday night was perhaps one of the most meaningful stretches for the national championship and Heisman races we've seen this season.The three days and three key games also showed that meaningful doesn...
David Fox
11 months ago
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Minnesota is one of the best storylines of the 2013 season. The Golden Gophers improved to 8-2 with a 24-10 win over Penn State on Saturday, and coach Jerry Kill celebrated with the team in the locker room by showcasing a few dance moves.Since...
Steven Lassan
11 months ago
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Devin Gardner
Bo Pelini and the Nebraska Cornhuskers travel to Ann Arbor to face off against Brady Hoke and the Michigan Wolverines in this conference battle at the Big House at 3:30 pm ET on ABC. The emotional states of Nebraska and Michigan players could not...
Stephen Schindler
11 months ago
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Missouri Tigers
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. It took me a few weeks but I finally gained some ground last week thanks...
Braden Gall
11 months ago
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Melvin Gordon
Ohio State was a heavy favorite to win the Big Ten in the preseason, and the Buckeyes are the only team from the conference ranked among the top 15 in the nation. The Big Ten is struggling nationally with only three ranked teams, and Michigan did...
Steven Lassan
11 months ago
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Blake Bell
Week 11 of the 2013 college football season should play a huge role in shaping the national title picture. With Oregon-Stanford and Oklahoma-Baylor on Thursday, and LSU-Alabama on Saturday, the top 10 could look quite a bit different on Sunday...
Steven Lassan
11 months ago
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Stanford Cardinal
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:Marcus Mariota, QB vs. Shayne Skov, LB (Oregon at Stanford, Thurs.)...
Athlon Sports
11 months ago
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Michigan Wolverines
It will be hard to match the dramatics and excitement of last weekend for the Big Ten. A Hail Mary in Lincoln, overtime comeback in Happy Valley, in-state domination in East Lansing and a back-and-forth final minute in Bloomington made the Big Ten...
Braden Gall
11 months ago
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Taylor Martinez
Taylor Martinez has been battered and bruised this year. After being riddled with turf toe and sidelined for two games, the senior quarterback is now battling a hip pointer and a shoulder injury. He suffered the hip pointer on Oct. 26th and did not...
Stephen Schindler
11 months ago
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This preview and more on Michigan State and the Big Ten are available in the Athlon Sports 2013-14 College Basketball Preseason Annual. The magazine is available online or on newsstands everywhere.No. 4 Michigan State Facts & FiguresLast season...
Athlon Sports
11 months ago
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The Thursday we’ve all be waiting for is here as Oregon visits Stanford and Oklahoma visits Baylor. On this week’s edition of the Cover 2, hosts Braden Gall and David Fox prepare you for Thursday plus action for Saturday.On this week...
David Fox
11 months ago
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Connor Cook
With 10 weeks in the books, college football’s bowl picture is starting to clear.The third release of the BCS standings saw another change at the top. Florida State passed Oregon for the No. 2 spot behind Alabama. However, if both teams win...
Steven Lassan
11 months ago
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Mike London
College football’s coach on the hot seat carousel took an odd turn last week, as FAU’s Carl Pelini resigned over illegal drug use. Pelini’s resignation was the fourth coaching change of 2013, and the first since Miami (Ohio)...
Steven Lassan
11 months ago
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With Northwestern needing two more wins to get bowl eligible, the Nov. 16 game against Michigan will be huge for its postseason hopes.And the Wildcats will play that game with a new uniform combination, which helps to benefit the Wounded Warrior...
Steven Lassan
11 months ago
Big Ten
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
11 months ago
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Michigan State Spartans
What a wild week in the Big Ten. The three best teams in the league — Ohio State, Michigan State and Wisconsin — won in convincing fashion but the rest of the conference was under cardiac arrest in the fourth quarter.Indiana came...
Braden Gall
11 months ago
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The final year of the BCS standings will give fans of a handful of teams a chance to argue one last time.Alabama, Oregon, Baylor and Stanford were all off Saturday, but Thursday will begin a week that will define the remainder of the season. On...
David Fox
11 months ago

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