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Week 1 of the college football season is in the books and plenty of coaches are feeling the pressure to win. Kentucky showed some progress in the season opener against Louisville, but Joker Phillips passes Boston College's Frank Spaziani as the...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
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Each week, the Athlon editors vote on the most prestigious award in all of college football. A nine-man conglomerate of college football gurus from Athlon Sports will vote for their top Heisman Trophy candidates. The votes will be tallied and the...
Braden Gall
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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The 2012 college football season kicked off with South Carolina beating Vanderbilt on Thursday night. The Gamecocks weren't particularly impressive but did just enough to knock off the Commodores. Derek Dooley's seat got a little cooler in...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
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The first weekend of action in the ACC was a mixed bag of results. NC State missed an opportunity to earn the conference national respect in Friday night’s loss to Tennessee, but Clemson picked up a key win over Auburn on Saturday. Florida State...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
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The Big Ten had a few marquee showdowns in Week 1 and a whole schedule of mid-major opponents and FCS snoozers. However, this weekend was anything but boring for the Big Ten. Penn State's first time back on the field since Joe Paterno's...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
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The West Coast league had two preseason national championship contenders, four new head coaches, the most talented receivers in the country and some regimes in desperate need of winning seasons.  Headed into this weekend's opening action...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
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Week 1 in the Big 12 was filled with non-conference games and some surprises. Oklahoma struggled in a 24-7 win at UTEP, while Texas Tech’s defense appears to be improved after a solid performance in the opener against Northwestern State. West...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
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The Big East may have a degree of smug satisfaction in watching Pittsburgh and Syracuse struggle in their final season in the league before bolting for the ACC. Certainly, the feeling is warranted. Pitt lost to FCS Youngstown State on Saturday...
David Fox
1 year ago
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We’re not afraid to admit that we swing and miss on quite a few players leading up to Week 1.  The college game does not have a preseason, and as a result, many players slip under the radar and burst onto the scene during the opening weekend...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
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Florida State cruised to an easy 69-3 victory over Murray State in Week 1, but the win came at a heavy price. Senior defensive end Brandon Jenkins suffered a season-ending foot injury, which is a huge blow to one of the nation’s best defenses....
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
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The names and faces change, but sometimes the results don’t. At least that’s what people in Tuscaloosa, Ala., and Eugene, Ore., learned after the first weekend of college football. Alabama looked near-invincible in defending its national...
David Fox
1 year ago
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It's only Week 1 of the 2012 college football season, but Ohio State's Devin Smith might have made one of the best plays we will see all season.  Smith grabbed this one-handed catch from quarterback Braxton Miller in the second quarter of...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
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This is your daily link roundup of our favorite sports posts on the web for August 31. • ESPN Big Ten blogger Brian Bennett believes Michigan has almost nothing to lose in the season opener against defending champion Alabama. • SI’s Andy...
Patrick Snow
1 year ago
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College football's first weekend of action features games on Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday. Here's a prediction on every game this weekend. FRIDAY NIGHT No. 24 Boise State at No. 18 Michigan State (Fri.) Much of the focus will be on...
Mitch Light
1 year ago
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Week 1 of the college football season features several interesting matchups, storylines and new faces stepping into playing time. Athlon gets you ready for the opening Saturday of action with an in-depth look at Week 1. Top Storylines to Watch...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
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The Big Ten needs some good news. On the field, Ohio State won the national championship in 2002 and was beaten handily in 2006 and 2007 by SEC teams in the big game. Other than that, the league has not really challenged on college football’s...
Patrick Snow
1 year ago
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Kent State linebacker Andre Parker made the news for all of the wrong reasons on Thursday night. In a game Kent State had clear control of, Parker picked up a muffed punt in the first half and returned it the wrong way.  It's the first...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
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Every Friday for entertainment purposes only, I will bring you my top college football picks against the spread. I do not condone, approve or encourage gambling on sports in any way. Playing a $50 Texas Hold 'Em cash game with your buddies every...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
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College football kicks of this weekend with a full slate of games. Here's a look at 10 of the top games on the Week 1 schedule. 10 Biggest Games of Week 1 Alabama (-13.5) vs. Michigan (at Arlington) Denard Robinson, one of the nation’s most...
Mitch Light
1 year ago
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It has certainly been a tumultuous offseason for the Big Ten. Jim Delany battled Mike Slive in playoff negotiations that completely restructed the way college football determines a national champion. Ohio State, now with Urban Meyer leading the...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
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The first week of action in the SEC features an interesting slate of games. South Carolina-Vanderbilt open conference play on Thursday night, while Auburn and Alabama have a chance to earn key non-conference victories on Saturday. Tennessee takes...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
College Football
The first week of action in the SEC features an interesting slate of games. South Carolina-Vanderbilt open conference play on Thursday night, while Auburn and Alabama have a chance to earn key non-conference victories on Saturday. Tennessee takes...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
College Football
Most of the 12 teams in the ACC will be playing easy non-conference openers, but two games stand out as marquee matchups. In Atlanta, NC State plays Tennessee, while Clemson matches up against Auburn on Saturday night. Although neither game means...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
College Football
Most of the 12 teams in the ACC will be playing easy non-conference openers, but two games stand out as marquee matchups. In Atlanta, NC State plays Tennessee, while Clemson matches up against Auburn on Saturday night. Although neither game means...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago

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