Legends Poll Articles

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For the first time in the Legends Poll’s short history, two teams from the state of Mississippi are in the top 5. No. 3 Mississippi State catapulted into the top 5 after a dominating performance over Texas A&M in Starkville Saturday...
Athlon Sports
2 weeks ago
Legends Poll
For the early part of the 2014 season, Nick Saban was looking for a quarterback to step up and lead his Alabama team. Blake Sims has done just that. Sims threw five touchdown passes against Florida on Saturday and amassed 445 yards through the...
Athlon Sports
4 weeks ago
Legends Poll
For the first time this season, there’s a a new look in Legends Poll top 2. Oregon took it on the chin against Stanford Thursday night, suffering its first loss of the year, 26-20. The loss opened the door for Florida State to move...
Athlon Sports
11 months ago
Legends Poll
2013 The Legends Poll Top 25: College Football Week 10
It seems every team is gunning for top-ranked Alabama, and Florida State once again proved it belongs among the top contenders after another dominating performance against a top 10 opponent.  No. 3 Florida State dismantled Miami (FL) in...
Athlon Sports
11 months ago
Legends Poll
After another eye-opening offensive performance, Baylor moved up another spot in the Legends Poll and made its first ever top 5 appearance. The fifth-ranked Bears continued their dominance at Kansas, pounding the Jayhawks 59-14 on the road,...
Athlon Sports
11 months ago
Legends Poll
2013 The Legends Poll Top 25: College Football Week 7
Saturday brought chaos to college football, creating nearly a complete overhaul in the rankings after six of the top 10 teams went down in defeat. No. 3 Florida State made the most impressive statement of the weekend, demolishing then-No. 3...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Legends Poll
For the second straight year and the third time in the past four years, the Alabama Crimson Tide has been voted No. 1 in the season's final Legends Poll. After a dominating performance in the BCS championship game against Notre Dame, Alabama...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Legends Poll
Notre Dame did its part. The Irish knocked off USC on Saturday and earned a spot in January's BCS championship game. But even though Notre Dame finished the regular season unbeaten and even though it received more first place votes (10) than...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Legends Poll
It’s been a long road back, but Notre Dame has risen to the top of the Legends Poll for the first time ever. And the top-ranked Irish are one win away from their first ever trip to the BCS championship game. “You know, it’s hard to classify...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Legends Poll
The Oregon Ducks have overtaken the No. 1 spot -- just barely edging second-ranked Kansas State -- thanks Texas A&M’s upset of the Crimson Tide.   Oregon received 10 of the 17 first-place votes.   “I have been very impressed with...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Legends Poll
After surviving in a thriller at LSU, Alabama proved once again it’s worthy of the No. 1 ranking in the Legends Poll. Trailing by three with just over a minute left in the game, quarterback AJ McCarron was able to lead Alabama down the field,...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Legends Poll
After a second straight win over a ranked SEC opponent, LSU moved past Notre Dame to take over the No. 5 spot in the Legends Poll.   Following a victory over South Carolina, Les Miles’ Tigers took care of Texas A&M in Baton Rouge as well...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
Legends Poll
In the seven-year history of the Legends Poll, fifth-ranked Notre Dame had never been ranked in the top 5. That streak ended this week as the Fighting Irish and Kansas State made their first ever top 5 appearances in the Legends Poll rankings....
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
Legends Poll
South Carolina, West Virginia and Florida moved into the top 5 of the rankings this week as the Legends Poll saw its first big shake-up of the season. Florida State, LSU and Georgia all suffered defeats, which opened the door for a...
Rich McVey
2 years ago
Legends Poll
The top seven teams in the Legends Poll remained unchanged this week, setting the table for a top 10 SEC showdown next week at South Carolina. The 7th-ranked Gamecocks take on No. 5 Georgia, which outlasted Tennessee in a 51-44 shootout this...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
Legends Poll
Oregon and Florida State jumped over LSU in the Legends Poll rankings this week after the Tigers struggled to remain unbeaten at Auburn. Second-ranked Oregon ran away from Arizona, 49-0, which landed the Ducks one spot behind No. 1...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
Legends Poll
The first Legends Poll of the season has come out. The top 25 poll, as voted on by 17 retired college football coaching legends, has Alabama and LSU ranked No. 1 and No. 2, respectively. Alabama was the unanimous top-ranked...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
Legends Poll
-by Braden Gall (@AthlonBraden on twitter) Athlon Sports' Braden Gall had a chance to sit down with legendary Arkansas Razorbacks head coach and athletic director Frank Broyles. The former Hogs head coach touched on the current college football...
Braden Gall
3 years ago
Legends Poll
-by Braden Gall (@AthlonBraden on twitter) Athlon Sports' Braden Gall had a chance to sit down with legendary West Virginia head coach Don Nehlen. The former head coach of the Mountaineers touched on the current college football landscape, what...
Braden Gall
3 years ago