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With the turn of the calendar to August, fall practice is officially set to begin across the nation for all 125 college football teams.Most teams are settled at quarterback, but there are a handful of programs still looking for the right answer...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
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Penn State is still dealing with NCAA sanctions, but the program appears to be on stable ground with second-year coach Bill O’Brien. The Nittany Lions rebounded from an 0-2 start to finish 8-4 last season, which included a win over Wisconsin...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
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The conventional thinking in the Big 12 may be that the team whose quarterback takes the reins will win the league.Indeed, only one of the top six passers, Texas’ David Ash, in the Big 12 returns for 2013.But in our exercise in picking the...
David Fox
1 year ago
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One thing is pretty clear about the new Big East: Projecting the league is going to be difficult.Georgetown and Marquette tied for the Big East title in the old conference, but both teams lose key players. Villanova, which defeated Georgetown and...
David Fox
1 year ago
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USC is used to having prolific quarterbacks. Stanford is used to big-time tight ends. UCLA is used to productive running backs. And Oregon State can usually count on its defensive tackle position to hold its own.In 2013, all four of those positions...
David Fox
1 year ago
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Last season the most impactful trades didn’t seem that impressive when they were announced. But the additions of Hunter Pence and Marco Scutaro by San Francisco shifted the balance of power toward the Giants in the NL West and eventually led...
Charlie Miller
1 year ago
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To help guide you through the 2013 Fantasy NASCAR season, Athlon Sports contributor Geoffrey Miller will be offering his best predictions for each race. And because Yahoo's Fantasy Auto Racing game is arguably the most popular, he’ll...
Geoffrey Miller
1 year ago
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Fall camps starting up this week. The 2013 season is almost here.Contact us on twitter with a link or a tip we should include each day. (@AthlonSteven)College Football's Must-Read Stories Around the Web for Wednesday, July 31stOhio State...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
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The Oregon football uniforms are now the second-most garish thing about Oregon football. GoDucks.com released a slideshow for the Football Performance Center where the Ducks will move this season.You know how Google or other Silicon Valley giants...
David Fox
1 year ago
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The transfer saga of former Notre Dame signee Eddie Vanderdoes appears to be finished. According to a report in the Los Angeles Times, the California native was granted a waiver to play in 2013 and will not have to sit out a season due to transfer...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
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Florida quarterback Jeff Driskel will miss the next two weeks of action, as the junior quarterback is recovering from an appendectomy.Driskel is expected to return in time for the season opener against Toledo. While the junior is sidelined, Tyler...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
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Miami Marlins pitcher Chad Qualls celebrated his strikeout against the New York Mets with a self-congratulating fist pump…followed by a trip and tumble on the ground.   
Rich McVey
1 year ago
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Every year, college football fans are introduced to a handful of players that become household names by the end of the season. Predicting which players will breakout any year is never an easy task.The Big Ten has plenty of candidates to project for...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
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The Coastal Division is up for grabs in 2013, as Virginia Tech, North Carolina, Georgia Tech and Miami all have a strong case to be picked No. 1 this preseason.The Hokies regressed from one of the ACC’s top title contenders to a 7-6 team last...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
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Coming off a 2-10 record, Ole Miss entered 2012 with low expectations. Despite beginning the season with question marks on both sides of the ball and a new coach in Hugh Freeze, the Rebels were one of the SEC’s biggest surprises, recording a...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
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The difference between the SEC and other conferences, at least on the field, is often the play on the offensive and defensive lines. Recent national championship programs at Alabama, Auburn, LSU and Florida all had standout line play.Then perhaps...
David Fox
1 year ago
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Ohio State running back Carlos Hyde received some good news on Tuesday, as the Columbus police department indicated no charges would be filed in a recent bar incident. The woman involved in the fight declined to press charges against Hyde.Hyde...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
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Are you prepared for Indianapolis, Part 2?A long-standing belief across NASCAR shops is that what works at big, flat Indianapolis Motor Speedway also works at big, flat Pocono Raceway. Statistically, it’s true. A study on MotorsportsAnalytics...
David Smith
1 year ago
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One day closer to August, which means the start of the 2013 season isn't far away.Contact us on twitter with a link or a tip we should include each day. (@AthlonSteven)College Football's Must-Read Stories Around the Web for Tuesday, July...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
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Rutgers will retire the jersey number of defensive lineman Eric LeGrand, who was paralyzed in 2010 while making a tackle. The school, which played in the first college football game in history in 1869, has never retired a number until now.Rutgers...
David Fox
1 year ago
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Former Texas quarterback Connor Brewer has picked his next home. The redshirt freshman left Austin this summer and committed to play for Arizona and coach Rich Rodriguez on Monday night.Brewer’s decision to transfer to Arizona comes as no...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
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With one school claiming the top three returning scorers in the Big 12, the rest of the league will depend on newcomers to challenge Oklahoma State’s veteran roster.Nowhere is that more clear than at Kansas where the Jayhawks’ outlook...
David Fox
1 year ago
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The ACC Coastal is one of the toughest divisions to project in 2013. Miami is considered a slight favorite by most, but Virginia Tech, Georgia Tech and North Carolina aren’t far behind.The Hurricanes are still searching for their first trip...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
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Oregon has been a model of consistency in the Pac-12 recently, winning 10 or more games in each of the last five years. The Ducks have been on the doorstep of playing for a national title and they finished last season with a 12-1 mark, with the...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
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Steve Spurrier was worried. He had just returned from the Outback Bowl after the 2008 season. Spurrier’s South Carolina Gamecocks had lost 31–10 to Iowa, their third straight loss, following defeats of 56–6 at Florida, Spurrier...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago

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