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For the last time, the coaches’ poll and Harris poll will factor into the national championship.The end of the BCS means the end of the coaches’ poll as a component of postseason selection and the end of the Harris Interactive top 25...
David Fox
2 years ago
The top two teams are set. Florida State and Auburn.The Legends Poll was the only human poll to rank Auburn ahead of Ohio State heading into championship weekend, and Auburn kept its No. 2 ranking after its 59-42 win over Missouri in the SEC...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
Nick Marshall
Auburn is 60 minutes away from extending the SEC’s national title streak to eight in a row. The Tigers are a surprise contender for the BCS title, but this team is one of the hottest in the nation and moved to the No. 2 spot after Ohio State...
Mitch Light
2 years ago
Jameis Winston
College football’s regular season is over, and the chase for the national championship is down to Florida State and Auburn.The Seminoles returned only 10 starters this year and had to replace six assistants, but coach Jimbo Fisher has...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
Auburn Tigers
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...
Braden Gall
2 years ago
Kevin Hogan
College football’s regular season is over and the postseason is set. 35 bowl games take place, starting on Dec. 21 and stretching until the national championship on Jan. 6. Which bowls should you tune into?Athlon ranks and previews all of the...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
Despite fears to the contrary two weeks ago, the final BCS standings and selection for the major bowls featured little controversy or drama.Ohio State lost in the Big Ten title game, clearing the path for Auburn to be the undisputed No. 2 team....
David Fox
2 years ago
Tre Mason
By the time Missouri took a 17-14 lead in the second quarter, Saturday’s SEC Championship Game was already was one of the wildest title games in league history.Then Tre Mason happened.On Auburn’s next drive, Mason rushed for 49 yards on...
David Fox
2 years ago
Say this for the BCS era: Many of the controversies that seem to be possibilities during the season play themselves out by the end of the season.The final week of the season began with the possibility of either Auburn or Ohio State being left out...
David Fox
2 years ago
Michigan State ensured the BCS will go out with a whimper.The final season of a two-team competition for the national title will end again with a simple two-team decision. With Ohio State’s loss, there will be no debate between an undefeated...
David Fox
2 years ago
Jimbo Fisher
Florida State coach Jimbo Fisher isn’t leaving Tallahassee anytime soon. Fisher has agreed to a new contract with the Seminoles, raising his salary to $4.1 million a year.The length of Fisher’s contract is speculated to be five to seven...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
The SEC season could end no other way.Starting with the second week of the season when Georgia beat South Carolina 41-30, the SEC hasn’t been the old defense-wins-championships league all year. It continued when Johnny Manziel and AJ McCarron...
David Fox
2 years ago
Gus Malzahn
Auburn coach Gus Malzahn won’t be pursuing any other jobs this offseason, as the Tigers’ first-year coach agreed to a new six-year contract prior to the SEC Championship. Malzahn will make $3.85 million in 2014 and will receive a $250,...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
Northern Illinois’ BCS bowl hopes ended with a loss to Bowling Green on Friday night, but the Huskies’ offense provided one of the highlights for Week 15, as receiver Juwan Brescacin made a one-handed touchdown catch on a pass from...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
A typical season this was not for Oklahoma.The Sooners started the year outside of the Associated Press top 10 for the first time since 2000. They fell out of Big 12 contention, in essence, when they lost to Texas for the first time in four years....
David Fox
2 years ago
Derek Carr
The inaugural Mountain West title game is the nightcap to Championship Saturday, with Utah State traveling to Fresno State for the first meeting between these two schools since 2011.Much has changed since the last meeting between these two programs...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
Bryce Petty
Big 12 title implications are potentially on the line when Baylor and Texas meet on Saturday afternoon. If Oklahoma State beats Oklahoma earlier in the day, this game won’t factor in into the conference championship discussion, but the Bears...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
Chris Petersen
Washington lost coach Steve Sarkisian to USC on Monday, but the Huskies upgraded with the hire of Boise State’s Chris Petersen. And it’s not a cliché, but Washington truly hit a home run by pulling Petersen to Seattle.Many programs have...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
Chris Petersen
Washington lost coach Steve Sarkisian to USC earlier this week, but the Huskies moved quickly in finding his replacement.Boise State coach Chris Petersen has been hired by Washington to replace Sarkisian, ending an eight-year run with the Broncos....
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
Jordan Lynch
Heisman contender Jordan Lynch and the No. 16 Northern Illinois Huskies face off against Travis Greene and the Bowling Green Falcons in the MAC Championship Game from Ford Field at 8 pm ET on Friday.  Joining Florida State and Ohio State as...
Stephen Schindler
2 years ago
Big Ten Football
The intrigue surrounding the Big Ten championship game in Indianapolis is more intense than ever before. Michigan State and Wisconsin in the inaugural bout was one of the better, more exciting conference title games in any league of recent memory....
Braden Gall
2 years ago
It’s fair to say that back in the preseason no one predicted these two teams — who went a combined 2–14 in the league in 2012 — to meet in the SEC Championship Game. Auburn completed the unlikely worst-to-first journey with...
Mitch Light
2 years ago
Ohio State Buckeyes
Like it or not, Las Vegas rarely gets it wrong, so tracking betting lines should always be a big part of each football weekend — even if there are no bets on the line. Last week was not a happy holiday for my picks. I let you all down in a...
Braden Gall
2 years ago
The Heisman ceremony is a week away, and the winner may be all but determined.Thursday's announcement that Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston will not be charged following an investigation related to an allegedy sexual battery ends a saga...
David Fox
2 years ago
Trying to bait Oklahoma into the spoiler role will get you nowhere.Four Big 12 teams are in action this weekend, and only one of them isn’t in contention for a conference title league’s spot in the BCS. Instead, the Sooners are —...
David Fox
2 years ago

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