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Kliff Kingsbury
With college football’s 2013 season completed, it’s time to take a look back at the season that was amd review the performance of all 125 teams before 2014 kicks off. College football’s coach carousel was quite active last...
Steven Lassan
7 months ago
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Tim Cornett
North Texas and UNLV cap off surprising 2013 seasons with a matchup in the Heart of the Dallas Bowl on Jan. 1. Dallas has seen plenty of good bowl games on Jan. 1 in the Cotton Bowl, but the North Texas-UNLV matchup could be lost in the New Year...
Steven Lassan
8 months ago
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Jordan Lynch
Northern Illinois’ quest for a second straight trip to a BCS bowl was derailed by Bowling Green in the MAC Championship Game. The 47–27 loss cost the Huskies a spot in the Fiesta Bowl and a shot at the school’s first undefeated...
Mitch Light
8 months ago
Mountain West
How’d you like to spend Christmas on Christmas Island? Oregon State (6–6, 4–5 Pac-12) and Boise State (8–4, 6–2 Mountain West) will do just that when the Hawaii Bowl kicks off as the only game on television Christmas...
Nathan Rush
8 months ago
Mountain West
The Famous Idaho Potato Bowl didn’t go according to plan for Buffalo. The Bulls were easily defeated by San Diego State, and an onside kick in the fourth quarter was an epic fail.Punter Tyler Grassman attempted an onside kick, but instead of...
Steven Lassan
8 months ago
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Connor Halliday
Think there are too many bowl games this year? Don’t tell that to Colorado State and Washington State. The Rams and Cougars are set to open the bowl season in Albuquerque, and even though the combined record of these two teams is 13-12, this...
Steven Lassan
8 months ago
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Steve Fisher
The Mountain West has had a legitimate claim on being the top conference out West in recent years. That’s not going to happen this season.With the Pac-12 making its long-awaited comeback and turnover at key programs in the Mountain West, the...
David Fox
8 months ago
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AJ McCarron
College football’s bowl season kicks off on Saturday, Dec. 21 and extends until Jan. 6 with the BCS National Championship in Pasadena between Auburn and Florida State.With the bowl lineup set and confidence pools and pick’em contests...
Steven Lassan
8 months ago
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Jameis Winston
College football’s regular season is officially in the books. After Saturday’s Army-Navy game, only 35 bowl matchups stand in the way of a long offseason.With the completion of the regular season, it’s time to take a look at some...
Steven Lassan
8 months ago
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Alex Collins
Making an impact as a college football true freshman isn’t an easy task. Although recruiting rankings and ratings matter to some degree, it’s all an inexact science. Until a player gets to campus and learns the schemes and spends time...
Steven Lassan
8 months ago
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David Cutcliffe
With the exception of Saturday’s Army-Navy game, college football’s regular season is in the books. Only 36 games separate college football fans until the long offseason, but with another week until the bowl season starts, it’s...
Steven Lassan
8 months ago
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Bryce Petty
College football’s 2013 regular season – with the exception of the Army-Navy game – is in the books.The 2013 season featured plenty of intrigue and surprises, and Florida State and Auburn are set to cap the BCS era with the...
Steven Lassan
8 months ago
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Boise State’s coaching search has ended with a familiar name taking over for Chris Petersen. After one season at Arkansas State, Bryan Harsin has been hired by Boise State as its next head coach.Harsin went 7-5 in his only season with the Red...
Steven Lassan
8 months ago
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Johnny Manziel
Each week of the college football season, Athlon Sports will poll some of the nation's best college football people from every region of the country. Each voter offers up a top five and each first-place vote is worth five points. A second-place...
Braden Gall
8 months ago
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Kevin Hogan
College football’s regular season is over and the postseason is set. 35 bowl games take place, starting on Dec. 21 and stretching until the national championship on Jan. 6. Which bowls should you tune into?Athlon ranks and previews all of the...
Steven Lassan
8 months ago
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Derek Carr
The inaugural Mountain West title game is the nightcap to Championship Saturday, with Utah State traveling to Fresno State for the first meeting between these two schools since 2011.Much has changed since the last meeting between these two programs...
Steven Lassan
8 months ago
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Chris Petersen
Washington lost coach Steve Sarkisian to USC earlier this week, but the Huskies moved quickly in finding his replacement.Boise State coach Chris Petersen has been hired by Washington to replace Sarkisian, ending an eight-year run with the Broncos....
Steven Lassan
8 months ago
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James Franklin
Just one week remains for college football’s regular season, and the bowl picture is starting to come into focus.Week 14 brought significant changes to the BCS, as Ohio State has now replaced Alabama as our projected opponent for Florida...
Steven Lassan
8 months ago
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After a second consecutive losing season, Wyoming fired coach Dave Christensen on Sunday.Christensen recorded a 27-35 mark during his five seasons at Wyoming, including an 8-5 record in 2011.Christensen guided Wyoming to two bowl games, but the...
Steven Lassan
9 months ago
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Will Muschamp
With two weeks left in the 2013 season, college football’s coaching carousel is about to get interesting. And after this Saturday’s slate of games, several teams will close the book on their 2013 schedule. With the season over for many...
Steven Lassan
9 months ago
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Tajh Boyd
With 13 weeks in the books, college football’s bowl and national title picture is starting to come into focus.The post-Week 13 BCS standings featured some movement at the top, but the biggest surprise was Northern Illinois jumping Fresno...
Steven Lassan
9 months ago
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Wyoming and Utah State are set to play this Saturday in a key Mountain West game. The Aggies need to win to get to the conference championship, while the Cowboys need a victory to get bowl eligible.However, both teams will have a little extra...
Steven Lassan
9 months ago
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Tim Beckman
With three weeks left in the 2013 season, college football’s coaching carousel is set to begin. There were no coaching changes over the last week, but with the end of the year coming for a few teams, expect to see more movement over the next...
Steven Lassan
9 months ago
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Connor Halliday
With 12 weeks in the books, college football’s bowl and national title picture is starting to come into focus.Alabama and Florida State are headed for an intriguing national championship in Pasadena - provided both teams finish the season...
Steven Lassan
9 months ago
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Derek Carr
Fresno State and Northern Illinois are a combined 19-0 heading into Week 13. The Bulldogs rank No. 15 in the latest release of the BCS standings, while the Huskies check in at No. 16.With both programs in the top 16 of the BCS standings, the...
Steven Lassan
9 months ago

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