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Welcome to the 2012 NCAA (National Conglomerate of Athlon Authorities) conference realignment draft. Our esteemed conference commissioners -- Mitch Light, Braden Gall, Steven Lassan and David Fox -- will put an end to the conference...
David Fox
1 year ago
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The Heisman Trophy may be the most coveted trophy in all of sports. Ten of the last 11 winners of this priceless award have been quarterbacks. And since 1950, only one time has a non-offensive skill player — e.g., quarterback, running back or...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
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The inaugural Big Ten title game featured the teams widely regarded as the league’s best. This season’s race could be less clear-cut. The Legends Division looks rock solid, while the Leaders is filled with more than a few question marks. Michigan...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
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Athlon's College Football top 25 countdown for 2012 continues with No. 14 Nebraska. The Cornhuskers return 14 starters, including running back Rex Burkhead and quarterback Taylor Martinez. The defense returns most of its core, but...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
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The Nebraska Cornhuskers check in at No. 14 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
1 year ago
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  Here are some of our favorite jokes about Nebraska's biggest rivals. • What do you call a Golden Gopher in a BCS bowl game? A referee.  • What's the difference between an Iowa football player and a dollar?  You can get...
Patrick Snow
1 year ago
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The college football season is a couple of months away, but the countdown to 2012 has officially begun. Athlon Sports’ 2012 preseason annuals will be hitting newsstands in early June and its official top 25 countdown will begin on May 1...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
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The 2012 college football season is still months away, but it's never too early to preview. Athlon continues its countdown to the upcoming season and spring previews by ranking the quarterbacks in each of the BCS conferences. The...
Braden Gall
2 years ago
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The 2012 college football season is still months away, but it's never too early to preview. Athlon continues its countdown to the upcoming season and spring previews by ranking the quarterbacks in each of the BCS conferences. The...
Braden Gall
2 years ago
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by Steven Lassan (@AthlonSteven on twitter) and Braden Gall (@BradenGall) Ranking the coaches in any college football conference is a difficult task. Many factors play into just how successful a coach is at any school. How well...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
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By Braden Gall (@BradenGall on twitter) and Steven Lassan (@AthlonSteven) College football spring practice is already underway and it won't be long until Athlon's 2012 preseason annuals are hitting the shelves. The top 25 countdown will...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
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By Braden Gall (@BradenGall 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 some of...
Braden Gall
2 years ago
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-by Patrick Snow (@AthlonSnowman on twitter) We all know recruiting rankings are very subjective, but it is also true that every fan base would like a highly-ranked class. A star-studded haul is no guarantee of future success, but the odds...
Patrick Snow
2 years ago
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By Braden Gall (@BradenGall on Twitter) Very Early 2012 Big Ten Predictions Leaders Division 1. Ohio State Buckeyes Key Returnees: QB Braxton Miller, RB Jordan Hall, RB Jamaal Berry, RB Carlos Hyde, WR Corey Brown, TE Jake Stoneburner, OL...
Braden Gall
2 years ago
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-by Braden Gall (@BradenGall on twitter) Here at Athlon Sports it is never too early to start looking ahead to the 2012 football season. With an early Top 25 from Steven Lassan to what to expect from the defending champs and the 2012 LSU Tigers...
Braden Gall
2 years ago
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-by Braden Gall (@BradenGall on twitter) With the BCS National Championship in the rearview, recruiting now takes center stage for the next three weeks. And one glance at the Athlon Consensus 100 will prove that it should be an electric ride...
Braden Gall
2 years ago
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by Patrick Snow (@AthlonSnowman on Twitter) Capital One Bowl  Nebraska vs. South Carolina Date: Jan. 2, 1:00 PM ET   Location: Florida Citrus Bowl Stadium, Orlando, Fla. This is one of the better bowls each postseason,...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
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-by Braden Gall (follow at @BradenGall) There is no doubt this is the Era of the Quarterback. Houston’s Case Keenum (152) and Boise State’s Kellen Moore (142) both broke Graham Harrell’s all-time NCAA touchdown record of 134 scoring strikes...
Braden Gall
2 years ago
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— by Mark Ross 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 in the BCS and here are...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
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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 Oklahoma team was the best of the decade? Which...
Braden Gall
2 years ago
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By Braden Gall (@AthlonBraden on Twitter) Post-Week 13 Big Ten Power Rankings Check out all of our college football rankings. And two Big Ten teams came in at #1 of our Top 25 College Football Rivalries. 1. Michigan State (10-2, 7-1...
Braden Gall
2 years ago
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By Braden Gall (@AthlonBraden on Twitter) Post-Week 12 Big Ten Power Rankings Check out all of our college football rankings. And two Big Ten teams came in at #1 of our Top 25 College Football Rivalries. 1. Michigan State (9-2, 6-1...
Braden Gall
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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By Steven Lassan (@AthlonSteven on Twitter) Consider Saturday’s matchup between Nebraska and Michigan an elimination game. With both teams sporting a 4-2 record in conference play, the loser will be two games behind Michigan State (5-1) in...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
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  By Mitch Light (@AthlonMitch) Here are previews and predictions for the 10 best college football games this weekend. Nebraska (+3.5) at Michigan These two storied programs, who shared the national championship in 1997, meet for only the...
Mitch Light
2 years ago

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