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Predicting college football's national champion is never an easy task. In addition to combing through schedules, returning starters, players lost and statistics, there are several factors impossible to account for. Injuries and luck will have a...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
College Football
The fan base isn’t happy. He’s working for a new athletic director. He won one SEC game in 2011. Simply Derek Dooley needs to win – and win right away. For 37 days — a stretch that spanned from the final game of the 2011 regular season all the...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
College Football
The official announcement came on a bright December day just before Christmas, and throughout Southern California, the stunning news flicked on smiles like so many twinkling holiday lights. Matt Barkley was coming back. USC’s blond poster boy...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
College Football
Who is the sleeper team to watch in 2012? Who is a national title darkhorse? Who can come out of nowhere and shock the college football world? Every year, college football analysts and experts at Athlon Sports rank all 124 teams and...
Braden Gall
2 years ago
College Football
The Big 12 welcomes West Virginia and TCU as new members in 2012, and both teams will add to the already deep and talented league. The Mountaineers bring one of the nation's best offenses, while the Horned Frogs have been strong on defense in the...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
College Football
Penalties and sanctions are an unfortunate and rather large part of college football. The NCAA has been especially busy over the last few years, as Penn State, Ohio State, North Carolina, USC and Miami have all run into some sort of trouble with...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
College Football
Kickoff for the 2012 college football season is still two months away, but it's never too early to project how the year might play out. Athlon will be taking a look at how each position stacks up in the BCS conferences and nationally...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
College Football
After dictating the heaviest sanctions ever on an athletic program, NCAA President Mark Emmert said, “Our goal is not to be just punitive, but to make sure the university establishes an athletic culture and daily mindset in which football will...
Charlie Miller
2 years ago
College Football
Ranking the best of the best in any conference is never an easy task. However, the Big East was perhaps the most difficult BCS league to rank. Rutgers' Khaseem Greene is an Athlon Sports' second-team All-American selection, but there's also a...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
College Football
Simply put, college football fans may never again witness the pure volume and amplitude of changes which will take place as the 2012 season unravels itself. Below is a list of the top-ten changes, in ascending order of significance (defined by...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
College Football
I don’t say this often, if ever, but the NCAA did a great job sanctioning Penn State University's massive cover-up of arguably the worst scandal in college football history. Are there concerns that Mark Emmert overstepped his bounds with...
Braden Gall
2 years ago
College Football
Kickoff for the 2012 college football season is still two months away, but it's never too early to project how the year might play out. Athlon will be taking a look at how each position stacks up in the BCS conferences and nationally...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
College Football
With the NCAA's decision to hammer Penn State with significant penalties regarding the recent scandal surrounding the program, returning players and any incoming freshmen will be allowed to transfer without penalty. The Nittany Lions cannot play...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
College Football
Kickoff for the 2012 college football season is still two months away, but it's never too early to project how the year might play out. Athlon will be taking a look at how each position stacks up in the BCS conferences and nationally...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
College Football
Joe Paterno's statue, outside of Beaver Stadium in Happy Valley, was once a symbol of success and everything that epitomized Penn State. Under Paterno's watch, the Nittany Lions recorded 409 wins and two national championships. Also during his...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
College Football
Sometimes a coach inherits a bad team. In some cases, through recruiting, game plan and inspiration, that coach can turn a bad team into a good or even great team. The guys on this list are not those coaches. Here are the 20 worst coaching...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
College Football
Kickoff for the 2012 college football season is still two months away, but it's never too early to project how the year might play out. Athlon will be taking a look at how each position stacks up in the BCS conferences and nationally...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
College Football
Miami has been under NCAA investigation since a Yahoo Sports report last August detailed potential massive violations committed by former booster Nevin Shapiro. The NCAA was not expected to rule on any penalties until after the 2012 season, but...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
College Football
This is your daily link roundup of our favorite sports posts on the web for July 20. • NFL Network’s Daniel Jeremiah looks at the Ravens and their likelihood of getting a Joe Flacco deal done before camp. • ESPN Big Ten blogger Adam...
Patrick Snow
2 years ago
College Football
How impressive was AJ McCarron’s performance against LSU in the BCS title game? He had surgery on his shoulder three days later. In fact, McCarron’s whole season was pretty remarkable, and not just because he led Alabama to the national...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
College Football
Kickoff for the 2012 college football season is still two months away, but it's never too early to project how the year might play out. Athlon will be taking a look at how each position stacks up in the BCS conferences and nationally...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
College Football
With kickoff to the 2012 college football season still weeks away, it's time to evaluate where each team is headed. This is essentially a checkup or a state of the program overview for each team in the conference. Are they on the rise...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
College Football
Kickoff for the 2012 college football season is still two months away, but it's never too early to project how the year might play out. Athlon will be taking a look at how each position stacks up in the BCS conferences and nationally...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
College Football
Don’t expect Monte Kiffin to sleep very much from about Oct. 21-Nov. 10. The USC defensive coordinator doesn’t get a lot of rest during the season to begin with, but the opponents the Trojans will face during that specific three-game stretch...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
College Football
Mike Gundy still remembers his dizzy response to the news that T. Boone Pickens was presenting a record $165 million gift to Oklahoma State athletics in 2005. But then, how could he forget, with Pickens’ mega-donation stamped so permanently on...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago

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