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By Steven Lassan (@AthlonSteven on Twitter) With nine weeks in the book, it's time to take a look at how teams project to the postseason. There's going to be a lot of changes over the next couple of weeks, especially as teams battle just...
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 Boston College – The Eagles kept their slim bowl hopes alive...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
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The Big Ten has been known for elite running backs for years and years. From Mike Hart to Ron Dayne to Eddie George to Anthony Thompson to Archie Griffin to Alan Ameche and Howard Cassady in the '50s, the conference has produced some of college...
Patrick Snow
2 years ago
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By Steven Lassan (@AthlonSteven on Twitter) 10 Key Storylines to Watch for Week 9 1. Week 9 could go a long ways in determining the SEC East champ. South Carolina shares a 4-1 record with Georgia, but defeated the Bulldogs in the second...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
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By Steven Lassan (@AthlonSteven on Twitter) The Big Ten Legends Division has to be one of the most competitive in college football. Michigan State sits atop the division with a 3-0 record in conference play, with Michigan, Nebraska and...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
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Everything was in place for the most memorable Ohio State basketball season in half a century until the Sweet 16 left a very bitter taste in the mouths of the Buckeyes and their title-hungry fans. OSU darted out to a 24–0 start, receiving...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
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By Steven Lassan (@AthlonSteven on Twitter) Ohio State is expected to be one of the top coaching jobs open at the end of the season. Interim coach Luke Fickell has guided the Buckeyes to a 4-3 record, but this program expects to be...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
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By Mitch Light (@AthlonMitch) Here are previews and predictions for the 10 best college football games this weekend. Stanford (-8) at USC Stanford owns the nation’s longest active winning streak at 15 games, and each of the last 10 wins have...
Mitch Light
2 years ago
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Michigan State has been the talk of the college football world this week after beating undefeated Wisconsin with an improbable Hail Mary pass on the game’s final play. The Spartans have enjoyed a successful month with wins over Ohio State,...
Patrick Snow
2 years ago
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The greatest sport in the world is under assault from many different sides. Conference realignment talk has replaced conversation about who’s number one. Cheating coaches are ruining their schools’ reputations and jeopardizing future success. And...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
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Michigan State will reload with an intriguing blend of talented newcomers in the backcourt and benefit from proven warriors in the frontcourt. Look for the Spartans to extend their streak of 14 consecutive NCAA Tournament appearances and reside...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
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In the spring of 2010, Wisconsin coach Bo Ryan delivered a blunt message to forward Jon Leuer: The rising senior would have to lead the 2010-11 team. With Leuer gone — he was selected by the Milwaukee Bucks in the second round of the NBA draft in...
Athlon Sports
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/LSU – As expected, both teams passed their Week 8...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
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There are only ten undefeated teams left in college football. Four of those squads — Stanford, Oklahoma State, LSU and Wisconsin — will face challenging upset bids on Saturday. The Cardinal host Washington, as Huskies quarterback Keith Price has...
Patrick Snow
2 years ago
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By Steven Lassan (@AthlonSteven on Twitter) 10 Key Storylines to Watch for Week 8 1. Four teams enter Week 8 with one conference loss in the ACC Coastal. Georgia Tech was thought to be in the driver’s seat for the division title, but was...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
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By Steven Lassan (@AthlonSteven on Twitter) At the midpoint of the 2011 season, it's time to take a look at the first half and predict how the second half will turn out in the Big Ten. First-Half Awards Coach of the Year – Brady Hoke,...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
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There seems to be a constant debate in the college football world over the best player in the country. Is it the best performer on a top team, the player with the best statistics, or the best pro prospect? Much of this season’s conversation has...
Patrick Snow
2 years ago
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By Steven Lassan (@AthlonSteven on Twitter) As we hit the midpoint of the college football season, it's time to take a conference-by-conference look at where things stand in realignment/expansion.  ACC Added: Pittsburgh, Syracuse...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
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-by Braden Gall (@AthlonBraden on twitter) The the midway point of the 2011 college football in the rearview mirror, so Athlon Sports takes a look at the top must-see games left on the Big Ten slate. 1. Wisconsin vs. Michigan State (Week 8)...
Braden Gall
2 years ago
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By Steven Lassan (@AthlonSteven on Twitter) The annual Michigan-Michigan State matchup always has plenty of intrigue, but the stakes are even higher this season. Both teams are ranked inside of the top 25 and are in the mix to win the...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
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By Steven Lassan (@AthlonSteven on Twitter) 10 Key Storylines to Watch for Week 7 1. Illinois’ schedule hasn’t been one of the most difficult in the nation this year. However, the Illini are 6-0 and setup for a run at the Big Ten title,...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
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Michigan State has won three games in a row over hated-Michigan, but the current streak was preceded by the Wolverines taking six in a row over the Spartans from 2002-07. There have been many dramatic Paul Bunyan Trophy games — from Gary...
Patrick Snow
2 years ago
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Nebraska defensive tackle Jared Crick has been ruled out for the remainder of the season due to a torn pectoral muscle. Crick suffered the injury during Saturday’s 34-27 win over Ohio State. The senior entered the year with high expectations....
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 Arkansas – After getting throttled by Alabama in Week 4, the...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
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By Steven Lassan (@AthlonSteven on Twitter) 10 Key Storylines to Watch for Week 6 1. Considering his success at Florida, it’s been a surprise to see Steve Spurrier struggle with quarterbacks during his tenure at South Carolina. And the...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago

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