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With the passing of Joe Paterno over the weekend, many people are struggling to put his career in perspective. On one hand, he was a rare coach who won without ever getting caught up in a big NCAA scandal--a rarity in college football these days...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
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Joe Paterno roamed the sidelines in the first college football game that I remember watching. I was seven years old, dressed in crimson pants, an Alabama t-shirt and an Alabama cowboy hat. It was the 1979 Sugar Bowl, featuring No. 1 Penn State vs...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
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-by Braden Gall (@BradenGall on twitter) Joe Paterno’s legacy will cause mixed emotions and create division amongst sports fans and non-sports fans alike across the country from now until the end of time. He impacted thousands of lives in the...
Braden Gall
2 years ago
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Joe Paterno, the recently embattled Penn State football coach, has died at the age of 85 from lung cancer complications. The man who has won more football games than anyone else and was seen, until recently, as one of the most honored and...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
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By Braden Gall (@BradenGall on twitter) and Steven Lassan (@AthlonSteven) Very Early 2012 SEC East Predictions 1. Georgia Bulldogs Key Returnees: QB Aaron Murray, RB Isaiah Crowell, WR Malcolm Mitchell, WR Michael Bennett, WR Marlon...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
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By Patrick Snow (@AthlonSnowman) It happens every year during college football’s recruiting season. Top gridiron prospects “verbally commit” to one school, and then change their mind (multiple times in some cases) before attending another...
Patrick Snow
2 years ago
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By Steven Lassan (@AthlonSteven on Twitter) Very Early 2012 ACC Predictions Atlantic Division 1. Florida State Key Returnees: QB EJ Manuel, RB Devonta Freeman, WR Rashad Greene, WR Rodney Smith, DE Brandon Jenkins, DE Bjoern Werner,...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
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By Braden Gall (@BradenGall on twitter) and Steven Lassan (@AthlonSteven) Very Early 2012 Pac-12 Predictions Pac-12 North 1. Oregon Ducks (4 home, 5 road conference games) Key Returnees: RB Kenjon Barner, RB/WR DeAnthony Thomas, WR Josh...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
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By Braden Gall (@BradenGall on Twitter) Very Early 2012 Big Ten Predictions Leaders Division 1. Ohio State Buckeyes Key Returnees: QB Braxton Miller, RB Jordan Hall, RB Jamaal Berry, RB Carlos Hyde, WR Corey Brown, TE Jake Stoneburner, OL...
Braden Gall
2 years ago
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By Steven Lassan (@AthlonSteven on Twitter) Very Early 2012 Big 12 Predictions 1. Oklahoma Key Returnees: QB Landry Jones, RB Roy Finch, FB Trey Millard, RB Dominique Whaley, WR Kenny Stills, LG Gabe Ikard, RG Tyler Evans, LB Corey...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
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-by Braden Gall (@BradenGall on twitter) and Mark Ross The BCS just finished its 14th season of action, and has for the most part, been a major improvement on the previous bowl system. How do each of the 14 official champions stack-up against...
Braden Gall
2 years ago
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-by Braden Gall (@BradenGall on twitter) What a difference a weekend can make. The Oregon Ducks entered the weekend as the clear-cut No. 1 team in the Pac-12 North and a likely preseason top five team nationally for 2012. The Washington...
Braden Gall
2 years ago
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By Steven Lassan (@AthlonSteven on Twitter) (Published January 16th, 2012) Very Early 2012 Big East Predictions 1. West Virginia Key Returnees: QB Geno Smith, RB Dustin Garrison, WR Tavon Austin, WR Stedman Bailey, C Joe Madsen, NT...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
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-by CoachesByTheNumbers.com 2011 is officially in the books. It was another amazing season of college football. As we enter the postseason, with already 25 new coaches set to take the reigns in 2012, let's look back over 2011 hand out our...
Braden Gall
2 years ago
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-by Braden Gall (@BradenGall on twitter) To steal a rather simple phrase from my boss, @AthlonMitch, losing coordinators in the off-season is a double-edged sword. It is a sign of respect when other institutions from around the nation pilfer...
Braden Gall
2 years ago
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-by Braden Gall (@BradenGall on twitter) The ink is barely dry on the 2011 college football season and Athlon Sports is already fired up about 2012. The Sears Crystal Ball parade still has plenty of K-Marts to visit before the defending...
Braden Gall
2 years ago
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-by Braden Gall (@BradenGall on twitter) Here at Athlon Sports it is never too early to start looking ahead to the 2012 football season. With an early Top 25 from Steven Lassan to what to expect from the defending champs and the 2012 LSU Tigers...
Braden Gall
2 years ago
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It's never too early to start thinking about 2012. Alabama claimed its second national title in three years by dominating LSU 21-0 on Monday night, and both teams are expected to be back in the national title mix next season.  Athlon's...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
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By Steven Lassan (@AthlonSteven on Twitter) After falling short in the first meeting against LSU, Alabama left no doubt in New Orleans. The Crimson Tide dominated the Tigers to win their second national title in three seasons. After...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
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By Steven Lassan (@AthlonSteven on Twitter) The Tigers were the best team in the regular season, but couldn't deliver with the national title on the line. LSU was thoroughly dominated by Alabama 21-0 in the championship, but all is not...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
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By Steven Lassan (@AthlonSteven on Twitter) The Alabama-LSU rematch resembled the first meeting in some ways, but not on the scoreboard. The Crimson Tide turned in a dominating 21-0 performance, earning their second national title in the...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
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-by Braden Gall (@BradenGall on twitter) LSU and Alabama played for the national championship last night, and congratulations are in order for the Crimson Tide on adding a sixth straight BCS title to the SEC’s trophy case. Like any...
Braden Gall
2 years ago
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-by Braden Gall (@BradenGall on twitter) With the BCS National Championship in the rearview, recruiting now takes center stage for the next three weeks. And one glance at the Athlon Consensus 100 will prove that it should be an electric ride...
Braden Gall
2 years ago
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by Josh Kipnis Michigan players were rocking shirts that read “Pour some Sugar on me.”  After their victory in LA, the Oregon Ducks “Rose to power.”  Oklahoma State proclaimed to Stanford fans that the Fiesta Bowl was “Nacho Victory...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
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-by Braden Gall (follow at @BradenGall) Do you ever wonder how a college football coach assembles a national championship caliber roster? Thousands of hours of scouting, evaluating, recruiting and coaching is the simple answer. But it also...
Braden Gall
2 years ago

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