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 Hosts Braden Gall and Steven Lassan preview a huge slate of action in the SEC, including a playoff showdown between Mississippi State and Alababam. The guys break down the marquee showdown in the Big Ten and ACC as well. We also offer up...
Braden Gall
4 months ago
Melvin Gordon
Welcome to the spotlight, Ohio State and Nebraska. Just as Michigan State bows out of the playoff race and the national top 10, Ohio State and Nebraska takes the Spartans’ place at least in terms of being the  face of the Big Ten...
David Fox
4 months ago
Jameis Winston
Rivalry week is usually reserved for the last full Saturday of action in November, but three intriguing rivalry matchups in the ACC headline a slate with national and conference title implications.Florida State travels to Miami, and with a win over...
Steven Lassan
4 months ago
The latest installment of the Game of the Year in the SEC takes place in Tuscaloosa, where Alabama hosts No. 1 Mississippi State in a crucial SEC West clash. Elsewhere, Auburn tries to get back on track against Georgia in Athens; Florida hopes to...
Mitch Light
4 months ago
Texas Longhorns
There is no way the Big 12's Week 12 slate will be able to match last weekend’s drama. TCU made a national statement, Baylor did something it’s never done in school history, Texas continued to right the ship and Kansas,...
Braden Gall
4 months ago
USC Trojans
Survive and advance would be the theme of a rather uninspiring weekend of action on tap in the Pac-12. The Ducks are at home resting for their final two tests of the regular season with the North Division all but wrapped up. But in the...
Braden Gall
4 months ago
Jim McElwain
Coaching is a hot topic in any sport, but college football seems to bring out the most discussion when it comes to hot seat chatter and finding the next wave of rising stars. With job vacancies and hot seat rumblings only going to increase over the...
Steven Lassan
4 months ago
Ohio State Buckeyes
Athlon Sports has formed a Heisman Trophy committee. Each week, we will ask 13 members of the national college football media to rank their top candidates for the Heisman Trophy. Each voter will rank their top five candidates, with each first-...
Braden Gall
4 months ago
Nebraska Cornhuskers
The original reality TV show is sports. No contrived setting where seven strangers living in a house or one bachelor searching for love can match the excitement the Iron Bowl delivered last fall. The beauty of college football lies in its...
Braden Gall
4 months ago
Gary Patterson
The first major dilemmas for the College Football Playoff selection committee may be on the way. Baylor’s trouncing of Oklahoma in Norman vaulted the Bears into the top 10 of the weekly rankings, but it wasn't enough to push Baylor...
David Fox
4 months ago
For the first time this season, the SEC West did not hold the majority in the Legends Poll Top 8. The top four remained largely unchanged, with No. 4 Oregon replacing Auburn. And the biggest surprise might have been Florida State receiving...
Athlon Sports
4 months ago
Urban Meyer
College football’s playoff committee has released two sets of rankings, and the debate about the top four teams will continue every week until the final matchups are released. While the top 25 rankings are expected to change each week and...
Steven Lassan
4 months ago
Art Briles
College football’s 2014 season has reached its final stretch run, and the bowl and national title picture is starting to clear. The playoff committee will release its third set of rankings on Tuesday this week, which should give fans, coaches...
Steven Lassan
4 months ago
Arizona State Sun Devils
Athlon Sports brings the most intriguing, important, historic and bizarre stats from around the weekend of Pac-12 football action: Nov. 30, 1985: Last time Notre Dame allowed 55 pointsArizona State blitzed and rattled Everett Golson en route...
Braden Gall
4 months ago
Marcus Mariota
The field of candidates for one of college football’s most prestigious awards has been narrowed down to five with the announcement of this season’s finalists for The Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award. UCLA’s Brett Hundley, USC’...
Athlon Sports
4 months ago
Dak Prescott
Change in college football is all around us, especially in this first season leading to the playoff. One truism remains the case in the changing landscape, though: It’s darn tough to win a conference road game. The top two teams in...
David Fox
4 months ago
 Hosts Braden Gall and David Fox breakdown how Week 11 impacted the playoff picture. TCU vs. Baylor? Can Florida State survive with one loss? Does a two-loss SEC champ get the nod over a one-loss champ? How good is Ohio State? We...
Braden Gall
4 months ago
Clemson is having an uncharacteristic season on offense. The Tigers average just 5.4 yards per play (ninth in the ACC) and rank sixth in the conference by averaging 32.4 points per game. The slow start hasn’t drastically affected Clemson...
Steven Lassan
4 months ago
Florida has found its quarterback of the future. One week after “managing” his team to an improbable win over Georgia when he only attempted six passes, Treon Harris showed his playmaking ability in the Gators’ 34–10...
Mitch Light
4 months ago
Todd Graham
For the first time since Jake Plummer was leading Arizona State to the Rose Bowl, it seems Arizona State is going to be a viable contender in the chase for national supremacy. And it’s not a fluke either. There may not be many teams that...
Athlon Sports
4 months ago
Urban Meyer
Ohio State’s stay in second place in the Big Ten pecking order did not last very long. After being dethroned as the class of the Big Ten in last season’s conference championship game by Michigan State, the Buckeyes had to wait until Nov...
Athlon Sports
4 months ago
Bo Pelini
This was a great weekend to have off if you are Nebraska. With Ohio State and Michigan State doing battle in the big Ten East, Minnesota and Iowa colliding in the west and Wisconsin on the road, this was a good weekend to sit back, relax and check...
Athlon Sports
4 months ago
Bryce Petty
For stretches of this season, Baylor didn’t look much like Baylor teams of recent vintage, and Bryce Petty didn’t resemble Bryce Petty. This version of Art Briles’ squad was 7-1 but easy to dismiss in the College Football...
David Fox
4 months ago
Jerry Kill
It goes without saying that Minnesota’s offense starts with running the football. David Cobb has already rushed for 1,200 yards this season and leads the team with eight rushing touchdowns. The Minnesota rushing attack has carried the Gophers...
Athlon Sports
4 months ago
It’s always dangerous to throw out the word “luck” in sports. Are teams lucky, or do good teams make their own luck? Are teams unlucky, or do bad teams simply not make enough big plays at the right time? Whatever your...
Mitch Light
4 months ago

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