College Football Articles

Quin Blanding
There are at least six good reasons why top college football programs recruit the Tidewater area of Virginia. Let’s try Bruce Smith, Michael Vick, Percy Harvin, Lawrence Taylor, DeAngelo Hall and Plaxico Burress. Should we keep counting? OK,...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Kevin Hogan
Stanford has claimed back-to-back Pac-12 titles, and despite a bevy of personnel departures, the Cardinal should be in good shape to contend once again in 2014.Coach David Shaw continues to raise the profile of the program with three consecutive...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Nate Phillips
Arizona is making steady progress under coach Rich Rodriguez, as the Wildcats are coming off back-to-back 8-5 seasons.Rodriguez is known as an offensive mastermind, which is crucial for a team that enters fall practice with uncertainty at...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Athlon Sports
 SEC Media Days are here, and Athlon Sports is live from Hoover, Ala., to talk every team around the league. Day 3 featured the College Football Playoff, LSU, Missouri and Arkansas.  Day 3 was highlighted by a...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
HOOVER, Ala. — LSU is doing little to temper expectations for star running back Leonard Fournette.LSU coach Les Miles compared him to Michael Jordan. Fellow running back Terrence Magee compared him to Adrian Peterson.“That’s the...
David Fox
1 year ago
Notre Dame football field
Notre Dame is switching from natural grass to FieldTurf in 2014, and the Fighting Irish will also have a new field design.The traditional blank field with diagonal striping in the endzones has been a staple at Notre Dame Stadium, but there will be...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
SEC fans may call the Big Ten slow, but it had a head start on what the SEC will gain in less than a month.The SEC Network will join the Big Ten Network and Pac-12 Networks as the nation’s big three college sports conference-oriented networks...
David Fox
1 year ago
UCLA Bruins alternate 2014
UCLA’s uniforms haven’t changed much in recent seasons, but the Bruins used an alternate “LA Midnight” look last season and recently unveiled a new “LA Steel” uniform for 2014.These uniforms are quite a change...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Taysom Hill
BYU enters its fourth season of independence poised to push for 10 wins for the second time in four years.The Cougars are coming off back-to-back eight-win campaigns, but the return of 13 starters, combined with the development of quarterback...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Brady Hoke
It’s easy. Or at least that’s what Devin Gardner says. The fifth-year Michigan quarterback and his teammates found little difficulty ignoring the criticisms and outrage directed at them during — and following — last year...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
HOOVER, Ala. — Here’s a fun party game for anyone steeped in SEC history: Pick an SEC school and start rattling off that school's great college or pro quarterbacks.Alabama has Joe Namath, Ken Stabler, AJ McCarron. Tennessee has...
David Fox
1 year ago
SEC Media Days are here, and Athlon Sports is live from Hoover, Ala., to talk every team around the league. Day 2 featured South Carolina, Texas A&M, Mississippi State and Tennessee.  Day 2 was highlighted by a visit with...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
Kevin Sumlin
HOOVER, Ala. — If you have a question for Kevin Sumlin about a quarterback, maybe start with Case Keenum, his record-breaker at Houston. Or Sam Bradford, whom he coached at Oklahoma.Sumlin’s not going to talk about Kyle Allen or Kenny...
David Fox
1 year ago
HOOVER, Ala. — Steve Spurrier likes to squeeze in impressive facts on the sly.He snuck in that his tenure has seen South Carolina's first win in Knoxville and first win in Gainesville since Carolina joined the SEC. “Somebody told me...
David Fox
1 year ago
HOOVER, Ala. — South Carolina coach Steve Spurrier is generally the high point of SEC media day, always good for a quip, some perspective and maybe a little smack.Here are his greatest hits from the 2014 edition, touching on former...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Bryce Petty
Baylor is coming off its first outright conference title since 1980. The Bears finished 11-2 last year, which included victories over Oklahoma and Texas, along with a 35-25 win over Kansas State in early October.The expectations at Baylor are on...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Dana Holgorsen
West Virginia enters its third season in the Big 12 with plenty of work to do. The Mountaineers are just 6-12 in conference play over the last two years and finished 4-8 overall in 2013.Coach Dana Holgorsen is regarded as one of the top offensive...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
LSU Tigers
Sure, we are all looking forward to Brett Hundley and Marcus Mariota battling it out for a potential playoff spot in mid-October. How about Bryce Petty visiting Trevor Knight for a Big 12 championship? I can’t wait for Braxton Miller’s...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
Oregon Ducks team
It’s understandable that David Shaw would be somewhat conflicted when it comes to the Pac-12’s nine-game conference schedule. On the one hand, the fourth-year Stanford coach is a competitor, and there is something appealing about being...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Rashad Greene
The middle of summer is upon us, and for many elite high school prospects, that means 7-on-7 competitions.If quarterbacks, receivers and running backs aren’t working on passing skeletons in their spare time, they’re probably at one of...
David Fox
1 year ago
HOOVER, Ala. — In baseball, most pinch-hitters take their at-bat and head back to the dugout. It’s one hitter, one pitcher and the day is done.Auburn tight end C.J. Uzomah pinch hit for more than three hours, taking the best (and sadly...
David Fox
1 year ago
SEC Media Day is here, and Athlon Sports is live from Hoover, Ala., to talk every team around the league. Day 1 started with comments from commissioner Mike Slive plus Auburn, Florida and Vanderbilt. On the docket for the first day was Mike...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
HOOVER, Ala. — Will Muschamp opened his meeting with the media in Hoover with an 11-minute filibuster, acknowledging the business of his future employment but still putting off any real questions.“There will be a lot of chatter about...
David Fox
1 year ago
Nick Marshall
Auburn quarterback Nick Marshall was recently cited for possession of marijuana and was replaced at SEC Media Days by tight end C.J. Uzomah.Marshall’s citation raised questions about his status for Auburn’s opener against Arkansas on...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Gus Malzahn
Auburn’s defense is expected to improve in its second year under the direction of veteran coordinator Ellis Johnson, but the Tigers have suffered their first setback of the 2014 season. Coach Gus Malzahn announced at SEC Media Days that...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago

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