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Before sitting out last Saturday's game against South Dakota State, Taylor Martinez made 32 consecutive starts. The streak, dating back to his freshman season, was ended due to a nagging turf toe injury. Martinez was replaced by the combination...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Oregon will be without its biggest offensive threat on Saturday as they travel to Boulder to take on Pac-12 foe Colorado. The Ducks will be very careful with Thomas and see no need to rush him back against a Colorado team that got blown out 44-17...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
In the Week 6 episode of the Athlon Sports Cover 2 podcast, co-hosts Braden Gall and David Fox give a few quick reactions on what happened in an eventful Week 5 and then take a look at this week’s action.In this week’s podcast:•...
David Fox
1 year ago
College football’s coaching carousel is already spinning at warp speed, as USC fired Lane Kiffin on Sunday after losing to Arizona State, and UConn canned Paul Pasqualoni on Monday.Needless to say, the dominoes in what could be a very busy...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Arizona State takes on Notre Dame in a huge non-conference showdown this Saturday, and the Sun Devils unveiled a new helmet for their Week 6 contest.Whether you love or hate this look, you have to say this is one of the more interesting designs...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
True college football fans like to examine and dissect statistics, whether its 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 Pac-12 to put together...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
West Virginia’s upset win over Oklahoma State on Saturday shook up the Big 12 power rankings, and also gave the Mountaineers a good chance to get bowl eligible. West Virginia doesn’t have a favorable schedule the rest of the way but...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Georgia made a statement with a signature win over LSU in Athens this weekend and jumped four spots to No. 6 in the Legends Poll. Quarterback Aaron Murray led Georgia on a game-winning drive with just under two minutes remaining and the...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Who’s next? Even though the first month of the season just ended, college football’s coaching carousel is already in full effect.USC pulled the plug on Lane Kiffin after Saturday’s loss to Arizona State, and UConn fired Paul...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
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...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
After losing to Buffalo 41-12 on Saturday, UConn has fired coach Paul Pasqualoni. In three years with the Huskies, Pasqualoni was 10-18 and never reached a bowl.Pasqualoni was an odd hire from the start and was never popular with fans.Offensive...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Alabama silenced any doubters — and there were some despite the team’s No. 1 ranking — with an emphatic 25-0 win over upstart Ole Miss in Oxford. Elsewhere, Georgia held on to the No. 2 spot in our power rankings with a huge win...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Paul Pasqualoni
UConn became the second BCS school with a job opening this year, as coach Paul Pasqualoni was fired after an 0-4 start to the 2013 season.The Huskies are off to an 0-4 start and was soundly defeated 41-12 by Buffalo in Week 5.Despite his successful...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Boise State has pulled off some impressive trick plays in recent years, and Saturday’s fumblerooski against Southern Miss was another highlight.The Broncos were tied with the Golden Eagles in the first quarter but scored on this 10-yard...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
The weather wrecked havoc in a couple of college football games on Saturday, and rain was prominent throughout the Arkansas-Texas A&M matchup.Arkansas coach Bret Bielema found out the hard way about the wet conditions on Saturday, as the first-...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
The state of Oklahoma’s 1-1 record in Week 5 prompted a change at the top of the Big 12 Power Rankings.But it also signaled we have no clue how the league race is going to shake out. Preseason conference favorite Oklahoma State lost 30-21 to...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Lane Kiffin
The Lane Kiffin era is over at USC. Kiffin was fired after the Trojans’ 62-41 loss to Arizona State on Saturday night.Kiffin finished his tenure at USC with a 28-15 record, including a 10-8 mark over the last two years. The Trojans had a 10-2...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
A light week in the ACC didn’t produce many highlights, but Thursday night’s Virginia Tech-Georgia Tech showdown was huge for positioning in the Coastal Division.The Hokies didn’t have a huge night on offense, quarterback Logan...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
The SEC is a new conference in 2013. Up-and-down offensive showcases are now the norm.Maybe this is the league where Aaron Murray can truly flourish. Don’t be mistaken: Murray had a fine first three seasons, leading Georgia to two SEC...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
One of the two huge SEC games lived up to the hype last weekend. Georgia outlasted LSU 44-41 in an epic clash in Athens. There was, however, little drama in Tuscaloosa, where the Alabama defense pitched a shout out against Ole Miss.SEC Week 5 Recap...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
An interesting dynamic played out during the Big 12’s limited slate of games Saturday.On one hand, Oklahoma grabbed the most impressive win for a Big 12 season even if Notre Dame slid out of the top 25. On the other hand, West Virginia showed...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Once again, this league features some of the nation's best offensive performances. Bishop Sankey carried the ball 40 times, Sean Mannion tied a school record, Brandin Cooks can't be covered, Bralon Addison cannot be tackled and Kevin Hogan...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
It was bizarre weekend in the Big Ten. Five of the top seven teams in this league were on bye in Week 5 as well as Indiana. So all of the focus was on the Leaders Division showdown in Columbus where Braxton Miller made his triumphant return to the...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
After Saturday night’s loss at Arizona State, USC decided to fire coach Lane Kiffin.In his fourth season at USC, Kiffin had a record of 28-15, including a 10-2 mark in 2011. However, the 10-2 year was flanked by a disappointing 8-5 record in...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
It seems every week Florida State freshman quarterback Jameis Winston makes a play worthy of highlight reel status on Saturday night.This week was no different, as Winston connected with receiver Kenny Shaw on a 55-yard touchdown to end the first...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago

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