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College football realignment dominated the headlines last summer and if you thought it was over, think again. More movement in college football could be coming this summer, especially with the mixed messages coming out of Tallahassee with Florida...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
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Athlon's College Football top 25 countdown for 2012 continues with No. 24 Boise State. The Broncos are coming off a 12-1 record with a victory over Arizona State in the Las Vegas Bowl. Boise State suffered a lot of personnel losses, but...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
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The Boise State Broncos check in at No. 24 in Athlon's college football 2012 top 25 countdown. Here's a look at our predictions for the most valuable players, games to watch, breakout candidates and other key categories for 2012...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
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By Steven Lassan (@AthlonSteven on Twitter) The journey to claim the 2012 national title begins in February, March and April, as 124 college football teams open up spring practice over the next three months. Athlon will preview...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
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By Steven Lassan (@AthlonSteven on Twitter) The countdown to the 2012 college football season continues with a look at the top quarterback battles in the nation. Spring practice is already underway at many campuses and will continue for...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
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By Steven Lassan (@AthlonSteven on Twitter) Transfers can make a big impact on the college football scene and 2012 is full of players that can make an instant contribution. Several quarterbacks could start for their new team next season,...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
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By Steven Lassan (@AthlonSteven on Twitter) With spring practice kicking off across college football, it's never too early to start thinking about the coaches on the hot seat for 2012. Athlon's editors recently met to vote on their top 20...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
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By Steven Lassan (@AthlonSteven on Twitter) It wasn't that long ago that Alabama celebrated its national title victory over LSU in New Orleans. And now it's already time to turn the page to 2012. Spring practice is underway across the...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
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Each college basketball weekend is taking on more meaning with less than a month to go until league tournaments begin. Saturday saw several big-time clashes, highlighted by Kentucky surviving in a great SEC game at Vanderbilt, Michigan State...
Patrick Snow
2 years ago
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By Steven Lassan (@AthlonSteven on Twitter) When the 2012 season kicks off, 27 teams will have a new coach roaming the sidelines. Athlon examines each hire and grades the moves by each school. Grading new hires is never an exact science,...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
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By Steven Lassan (@AthlonSteven on Twitter) It's never too early to start thinking about next season. Spring practice will kick off for some teams in late February and before we know it, the 2012 Athlon Sports' preseason college football...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
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By Steven Lassan (@AthlonSteven on Twitter) It's never too early to start thinking about next season, and Athlon kicked off our lookahead to 2012 with a very, very early top 25. Of course, a lot is going to change between now and when our...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
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By Steven Lassan (@AthlonSteven on Twitter) It's never too early to start thinking about next season, and Athlon kicked off our lookahead to 2012 with a very, very early top 25. Of course, a lot is going to change between now and when...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
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By Steven Lassan (@AthlonSteven on Twitter) The 2012 preseason college football top 25 is already starting to take shape. USC quarterback Matt Barkley has decided to return for another season, making the Trojans one of the early favorites...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
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by Mitch Light (@AthlonMitch on Twitter) Military Bowl Toledo (8–4) vs. Air Force (7–5) Date: Dec. 29 at 4:30 p.m. ET Location: RFK Stadium, Washington D.C. High-flying Toledo heads to the nation’s capital with one of the most...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
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By Steven Lassan (@AthlonSteven on Twitter) Las Vegas Bowl Arizona State (6-6) vs. Boise State (11-1) Date: Dec. 22 at 8 p.m. ET Location: Sam Boyd Stadium, Las Vegas, Nev. Another season, another near miss for Boise State. The...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
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-by Braden Gall (follow at @BradenGall) Poinsettia Bowl TCU (10-2) vs. Louisiana Tech (8-4) Date: Dec. 21 at 8 p.m. ET Location: Qualcomm Stadium, San Diego, Calif. TCU and Louisiana Tech will meet for the first time in history when...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
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Bowl season kicks off on Saturday, Dec. 17 in Albuquerque and ends on Jan. 9 in New Orleans with the BCS Championship. With 35 games on the docket, there's plenty of options to keep college fans interested over the next month. Athlon's editors...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
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by Patrick Snow (@AthlonSnowman on Twitter) New Orleans Bowl Louisiana-Lafayette (8-4) vs. San Diego State (8-4) Date: Dec., 17 at 9 p.m. ET Location: Mercedes-Benz Superdome, New Orleans, La. Both teams ended this season with an 8-4...
Patrick Snow
2 years ago
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Bowl season is upon us, and there are several quality storylines in the early matchups. Some college football stars to look for in the pre-Christmas slate are Boise State quarterback Kellen Moore, Arizona State linebacker Vontaze Burfict, San...
Patrick Snow
2 years ago
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By Steven Lassan (@AthlonSteven on Twitter) New Mexico Bowl Temple (8-4) vs. Wyoming (8-4) Date: Dec. 17 at 2 p.m. ET Location: University Stadium, Albuquerque, N.M. The 2011-2012 bowl season kicks off in Albuquerque, N.M. with a...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
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Putting together an All-America team is never easy and that’s certainly the case in 2011. Several players didn’t make the cut on Athlon’s All-America team, but that doesn’t take anything away from the season they had. On defense, sorting out...
Steven Lassan
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 Steven Lassan (@AthlonSteven on Twitter) (Published December 8th, 2011) Click here to view Athlon's updated top 25 for 2012. It's never too early to start thinking about next season. There's a lot that's going to change over the next...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
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By Steven Lassan (@AthlonSteven on Twitter) Which bowls should you tune into? Athlon ranks and previews all of the matchups from the must-see to the ones you can avoid. 35. Little Caesars Pizza Bowl – Western Michigan (7-5) vs. Purdue...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago

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