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By Steven Lassan (@AthlonSteven on Twitter) 10 Key Storylines to Watch for Week 11 1. It has been a difficult week in Happy Valley. Joe Paterno is out as Penn State’s coach, and the program has been rocked by a scandal involving former...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
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By Mitch Light (@AthlonMitch) Here's a look at every game of the Week 11 college football schedule. Friday No. 59 South Florida at No. 73 Syracuse These two teams are a combined 1–7 in Big East play, with the only win, by Syracuse, coming...
Mitch Light
2 years ago
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By Steven Lassan (@AthlonSteven on Twitter) If you were disappointed by the lack of scoring in last week’s No. 1 versus No. 2 showdown (LSU-Alabama), then Saturday’s Oregon-Stanford matchup should make up for that. For the Cardinal, the...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
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Most of the focus in the Pac-12 has been on Stanford and Oregon this season, but an interesting development occurred last Saturday night at the Rose Bowl. While most of the college football world was watching Alabama-LSU, UCLA was pulling off a...
Patrick Snow
2 years ago
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This article on Penn State assistant head coach Jerry Sandusky originally appeared in our 1987 college football annual. Given the horrific, recent tragic events surrounding allegations against Jerry Sandusky, we felt our archival pieces...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
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I am not a parent. I cannot speak as one. And I won’t understand what parents across this country are feeling until, God willing, one day I’ve become one myself. But what has happened at Penn State University has shaken me to the core,...
Braden Gall
2 years ago
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The surname Paterno mirrors the word paternal, whose Latin root “pater” means “father.” For decades, that was a fitting twist of fate for Joe Paterno, who was by all accounts the grandfather of college football. The myth of “JoePa” was built on...
Nathan Rush
2 years ago
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by Charlie Miller In 1987, my first year in a full-time capacity at Athlon Sports, we named Penn State defensive coordinator Jerry Sandusky as Athlon’s Assistant Coach of the Year. I was incredibly green in this business — needless to say — but...
Charlie Miller
2 years ago
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By Steven Lassan (@AthlonSteven on Twitter) For the first time since 1965, Joe Paterno will not roam the sidelines this Saturday at Penn State. Replacing a coach that won 409 games won’t be easy, and the coaching search is even more...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
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By Mitch Light (@AthlonMitch) Here are previews and predictions for the 10 best college football games this weekend. Oregon (+3.5) at Stanford It’s the game of the year in the Pac-12, featuring two of the most statistically dominant teams in...
Mitch Light
2 years ago
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-by CoachesByTheNumbers.com Joe Paterno has been fired three games before the end of his 46th year as the head coach of the Penn State Nittany Lions. Coach Paterno had recently announced that he would retire at the end of the 2011 season due...
Braden Gall
2 years ago
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Joe Paterno has been fired from Penn State University. In the wake of the sexual abuse scandal involving his assistant coach Jerry Sandusky, the longest tenured coach in college football's career is now over. The Penn State board of trustees...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
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Alabama had to drop in the polls after its 9-6 overtime loss in Tuscaloosa to LSU. But how far? It makes sense that the Crimson Tide would fall below undefeated Oklahoma State and Stanford, which happened in the Athlon, AP and Coaches Polls. The...
Patrick Snow
2 years ago
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By Mitch Light Stanford lost its final three games of the 2008 season. Needing only one win to become bowl-eligible for the first time since 2001, the Cardinal lost consecutive games to Oregon, USC and Cal by an average of 16.7 points....
Mitch Light
2 years ago
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-by Braden Gall (@AthlonBraden on twitter) Each week, the Athlon editors will 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 10...
Braden Gall
2 years ago
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In light of the recent, disgusting events that have come out regarding Jerry Sandusky's alleged child sexual abuse while working as an assistant under Joe Paterno at Penn State, we feel that some of our archival content regarding Joe...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
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Conference realignment has been a constant theme in college football over the past year and a half. Nebraska got the ball rolling when the Cornhuskers — frustrated by the Big 12’s unequal revenue sharing and Texas’ influence over the league —...
Patrick Snow
2 years ago
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In light of the recent, disgusting events that have come out regarding Jerry Sandusky's alleged sexual child abuse while working as an assistant under Joe Paterno's at Penn State, we feel that some of our archival content regarding Joe Paterno is...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
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In light of the recent, disgusting events that have come out regarding Jerry Sandusky's alleged sexual child abuse while working as an assistant under Joe Paterno's at Penn State, we feel that some of our archival content regarding Joe Paterno is...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
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By Mitch Light We’ve all seen the game by now. Some have called it a classic. Others say it was disappointing due to a lack of offense. We can all agree, however, that there were some serious athletes on the field Saturday night in Tuscaloosa...
Mitch Light
2 years ago
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By Steven Lassan (@AthlonSteven on Twitter) The Houston Nutt era at Ole Miss is over. Through three-plus seasons in Oxford, Nutt has a 24-23 record, but never managed to raise the profile of the program. During his time at Arkansas, Nutt...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
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-by CoachesByTheNumbers.com With the recent announcement that Houston Nutt will be resigning from Ole Miss at the end of the season, we thought it would be useful to update an earlier piece we wrote on Coach Nutt and expand our list of...
Braden Gall
2 years ago
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By Steven Lassan (@AthlonSteven on Twitter) Post-Week 10 SEC Power Rankings Check out all of our college football rankings. 1. LSU (9-0) – Alabama owned our top spot in the SEC power rankings through the first nine weeks, but...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
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By Steven Lassan (@AthlonSteven on Twitter) Post-Week 10 ACC Power Rankings Check out all of our college football rankings. 1. Clemson (8-1) – The Tigers had a much-needed bye last week and return to action against Wake Forest...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
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By Braden Gall (@AthlonBraden on Twitter) Post-Week 10 Big Ten Power Rankings Check out all of our college football rankings. 1. Michigan State (7-2, 4-1) – In a league where there is clearly no definitive No. 1 team, Michigan State...
Braden Gall
2 years ago

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