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-by Braden Gall (follow at @BradenGall) Athlon Sports predicted the Georgia Bulldogs would win the East in 2011, and we got absolutely hammered by South Carolina fans. We understood why. We were out on a limb. The Gamecocks were the reigning...
Braden Gall
2 years ago
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-by Braden Gall (follow at @BradenGall) National Signing Day 2012 is just over one month away. With 11 of the top 20 players in the 2012 Athlon Consensus 100 — and exactly one-third of the entire list — still left uncommitted, the furious...
Braden Gall
2 years ago
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-by Braden Gall (follow at @AthlonBraden) The BCS is wrapping up its 14th season of action, and Athlon has dissected the numbers and reviewed the tapes of all six BCS conferences in order to rank the best each league has had to offer. Which...
Braden Gall
2 years ago
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There were many great coaching jobs around college football this season, and the Coach of the Year selection is always a tough decision. Les Miles of LSU was the only coach in the country to go undefeated, and he did it against a tough schedule....
Patrick Snow
2 years ago
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-by Braden Gall (@AthlonBraden on twitter) Each week, the Athlon editors vote on the most prestigious award in all of college football. In Athlon Sports' final Heisman ballot of 2011, the nine-man conglomerate of college football gurus will...
Braden Gall
2 years ago
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-by Mitch Light (follow at @AthlonMitch) With the 14th season of BCS bowl action about to take place, Athlon reviewed the tapes of the four (now five) biggest bowl games in college football. Since 1998, teams have been fighting to land a spot...
Braden Gall
2 years ago
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The BCS Championship Game always brings much debate and consternation when its two participants are selected. Even though the BCS has allowed the college football world to see title games that were not contractually possible before 1998, fans and...
Patrick Snow
2 years ago
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By Steven Lassan (@AthlonSteven on Twitter) Whether you are for or against it, the rematch is set for Jan. 9 in New Orleans. Alabama and LSU met in Tuscaloosa earlier this year, with the Tigers claiming a 9-6 overtime victory. Since the...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
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By Steven Lassan (@AthlonSteven on Twitter) Whether you are for or against it, the rematch is set for Jan. 9 in New Orleans. Alabama and LSU met in Tuscaloosa earlier this year, with the Tigers claiming a 9-6 overtime victory. Since the...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
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By Mitch Light Friday No. 67 Ohio vs. No. 57 Northern Illinois (MAC Championship Game) Northern Illinois, winner of seven straight, brings an explosive offense to Ford Field in Detroit. NIU ranks ninth in the nation in total offense and has...
Mitch Light
2 years ago
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By Steven Lassan (@AthlonSteven on Twitter) Win or lose on Saturday, LSU should already have a spot clinched in the national title game. So what’s there to play for? Only the coveted SEC title. Despite what the Tigers have to look forward...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
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The BCS Championship Game is looking more and more like it will be a rematch between SEC West foes LSU and Alabama. With the top two college football teams in the nation coming from the same division of the same conference, the Tigers will play...
Patrick Snow
2 years ago
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The Tennessee football program will be watching bowl season from home, and Vols fans are already contemplating if head coach Derek Dooley can lead them back to prominence. Tennessee is historically a top ten football program, but that has been...
Patrick Snow
2 years ago
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By Steven Lassan (@AthlonSteven on Twitter) Losses by Oregon, Oklahoma State and Oklahoma have turned the race for the national title – at least for now – into a three-team battle: Alabama, Arkansas and LSU. If the Tigers and Crimson Tide...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
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The LSU Tigers clearly have the best resume in college football and of course are ranked No. 1. But after watching top team after top team fall over the last month, you have to wonder if Les Miles’ bunch can finish the season with a perfect...
Patrick Snow
2 years ago
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-by Braden Gall (follow him @AthlonBraden) LSU and Alabama are probably the best two teams in the nation. And when you play in a league that boasts the last five National Champions, you are going to get the benefit of the doubt. That doesn’...
Braden Gall
2 years ago
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By Mitch Light I don’t vote in the two polls that make up two-thirds of the BCS standings — the coaches poll and the Harris poll. But I do a weekly ranking, of all 120 FBS teams, on our website. And it is something I take seriously. It’s not...
Mitch Light
2 years ago
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By Steven Lassan (@AthlonSteven on Twitter) Post-Week 12 SEC Power Rankings Check out all of our college football rankings. 1. LSU (11-0) – Four plays into Saturday’s game against Ole Miss and there was never a doubt about the...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
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After winning nine games in each of Houston Nutt’s first two seasons in Oxford, the Ole Miss program has been in a complete freefall. The Rebels went 4-8 last year, and the 2011 season has actually been worse. Ole Miss has now lost 12 consecutive...
Patrick Snow
2 years ago
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By Mitch Light (@AthlonMitch) Here's a look at every game of the Week 12 college football schedule. FRIDAY No. 2 Oklahoma State at No. 50 Iowa State Oklahoma State has done a very good job remaining focused on the task at hand each week....
Mitch Light
2 years ago
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As Oregon was finishing off Stanford last Saturday night, many members in the college football media wanted to debate the nation’s next best team after LSU and Oklahoma State. The Ducks were impressive in that win over the Cardinal, but it’s the...
Patrick Snow
2 years ago
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By Steven Lassan (@AthlonSteven on Twitter) Post-Week 11 SEC Power Rankings Check out all of our college football rankings. 1. LSU (10-0) – Coming off a big win over Alabama, it was only natural for the Tigers to have a sluggish...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
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Stanford quarterback Andrew Luck was considered by most college football observers to be leading the Heisman race throughout this season. However the Cardinal lost to Oregon on Saturday night, and many voters are now reevaluating their ballots....
Patrick Snow
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 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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