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Why should the Heisman Trophy have all the fun? Unfair to award contenders or not, the Heisman Trophy is the only major sports award where the favorites are decided almost as soon as the previous winner is named. We think college football’s...
David Fox
1 year ago
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Ohio quarterback Tyler Tettleton passed for 324 yards and two touchdowns against Penn State on Saturday. Although last season marked the first time since 2003 the BCS bowls lacked a team from outside of the six...
David Fox
1 year ago
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I do not condone, approve or encourage gambling on sports in any way. Playing a $50 cash game with your buddies every Wednesday's is more about the experience than the net revenue. At least, that is the case for me. But if you are a fan of...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
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With Midnight Madness less than two months away, our look at some of the biggest questions in college basketball for 2012-13 continues into its second week. Like the NCAA Tournament, we’re taking on 17 questions in each of our four regions of...
David Fox
1 year ago
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Anyone who follows college football knows the Alabama vs. Michigan opener will be one of the most important games of the college football season, encompassing Alabama’s bid to repeat as national champion, Denard Robinson’s Heisman Trophy campaign...
David Fox
1 year ago
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It's not easy getting college football coaches to honestly comment on another coach, player or team. Most coaches don't want to give opposing teams billboard material, which is why there is a lot of coach speak during the year. In order...
Steven Lassan
1 year 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
1 year ago
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Dual-Threat feels like a relatively modern term used to define college quarterbacks. Certainly, the proliferation of zone read options and Mike Leach spreads has created greater dychotomy within the offensive playbook than ever before. ...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
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In the last two weeks, Athlon Sports has ranked every coach in the seven powerful basketball conferences -- the ACC, Atlantic 10, Big 12, Big East, Big Ten, Pac-12 and SEC. Certainly, those leagues do not corner the market on great college...
David Fox
1 year ago
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BYU is coming off a solid 10-3 season in its first year as an Independent. The Cougars played a soft schedule in the second half of 2011, which helped the team to rebound after a 1-2 start. Although BYU is a solid program, choosing the...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
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We're halfway through the Athlon Sports conference realignment draft with the first four rounds on Monday and rounds five through eight on Tuesday. As expected, the most prominent and consistent football programs have been gobbled up. Our...
David Fox
2 years ago
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With the completion of Athlon's college football Top 25 for 2012, it's time to take a look at the rest of the rankings, continuing with No. 36-45.  Note: Ranking is where team is projected to finish at the end of the 2012 season...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
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by Mark Ross Bell Helicopter Armed Forces Bowl BYU (9-3) vs. Tulsa (8-4) Date: Dec. 30 at 12 p.m. ET Location: Gerald J. Ford Stadium, Dallas, Texas Former conference foes will meet up once again when BYU and Tulsa face off on Dec. 30...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
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The BCS is wrapping up its 14th season of action and Athlon Sports is continuing its series of BCS rankings. We ranked the best performances of each BCS bowl game and we ranked the best teams of each BCS conference. Now, we break down the top...
Braden Gall
2 years ago
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Pep bands, cheerleaders, tailgating, student sections, cornhole and especially rivalries. All of which makes college football the greatest sport on the planet. The Athlon Sports editorial staff put its collective heads together and ranked the Top...
Braden Gall
2 years ago
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It has been quite a successful decade for the Utah football program. The Utes have made a bowl game in every season except 2002 over the last 10 years, including undefeated seasons in 2004 and 2008. Under Urban Meyer and current coach Kyle...
Patrick Snow
2 years ago
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-by Braden Gall (@AthlonBraden on twitter) Athlon Sports' Braden Gall had a chance to sit down with legendary BYU Cougars football coach LaVell Edwards. The famed offensive guru touched on the evolution of college football, the current NCAA...
Braden Gall
2 years ago
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This little Utah Utes fan really doesn't like the BYU Cougars. As you can see in this video, he starts bawling and crying when his dad plays a trick on him and tells him he didn't buy him a Utes Jersey, but he bought him a BYU jersey instead...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
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With the Pac-12’s decision not to expand and the Big 12 surviving for now, BYU will be a team in high demand. The Big 12 is currently at nine teams with Texas A&M’s departure to the SEC and the conference is expected to explore expansion to...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
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By Patrick Snow (@AthlonSnowman on Twitter) I had a chance recently to talk college football with former Air Force coach Fisher DeBerry, who won 169 games in 23 years with the Falcons. The College Football Hall of Famer now spends time with his...
Patrick Snow
2 years ago
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Football is finally here. Here are our previews and predictions for the ten best college football games this weekend.  TCU (-5) at Baylor (Fri.) The defending Rose Bowl champs open up with a sneaky tough game against a Baylor team that...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
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Buckle up college football fans. Texas A&M’s decision to leave the Big 12 could spur another round of realignment. Needless to say, with Texas A&M’s departure, the Big 12 is hanging on by a thread. The conference could survive with nine...
Steven Lassan
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 another conference, leaving the Big 12 with nine members at the start of the 2012 season. The conference is already looking into adding teams...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
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Last summer, when schools throughout the Big 12 Conference were wondering about their athletic futures as Texas and its cronies wondered whether it made sense to go West, the idea of football bachelorhood seemed ridiculous. Why would anybody want...
Steven Lassan
3 years ago

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