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Randy Edsall
It may be years before we can fairly pinpoint the most extreme low point of Penn State’s sanction era, but there may be a new leader in the clubhouse. Maryland made the trip Beaver Stadium to face its new Big Ten neighbor to the north, mixed...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Al Golden
With a 6-3 overall record and a 3-2 mark in conference play this year, it’s hard to say Miami has made significant progress in coach Al Golden’s fourth year. The Hurricanes are just 16-13 under Golden’s watch in ACC games, but...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
They are the defending SEC champs. They came one defensive stop away from winning the 2013 national title. Yet the Auburn Tigers are seemingly a forgotten team in the SEC in 2014. The story of the season, until recently, had been the...
Mitch Light
1 year ago
There were snarky comments on Twitter — imagine that — when some images were posted late Saturday night of students celebrating on the Tennessee campus. I’m paraphrasing, but the gist of the tweets poked fun at...
Mitch Light
1 year ago
Mike Tomlin
The stakes, as usual, will be high when the Baltimore Ravens and Pittsburgh Steelers renew their rivalry tonight on NBC. Both teams enter this game 5-3, percentage points behind AFC North-leading Cincinnati (4-2-1). Tonight’s victor will...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
Peyton Manning
Two of the greatest quarterbacks to ever play the game take center stage this afternoon when the Denver Broncos face the New England Patriots on CBS. Manning-Brady Bowl XVI features history’s greatest QB rivalry — Peyton Manning vs. Tom...
Rob Doster
1 year ago
Tennessee quarterback Joshua Dobbs shined in the Volunteers’ 45-42 overtime win over South Carolina. Dobbs was the catalyst in a furious fourth-quarter rally, guiding Tennessee’s offense 21 points – including the game-tying...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Tony Romo
One NFC East quarterback is set to return in Week 9 while another is Questionable because of two small fractures in his back. Let Athlon Sports get you caught up on the QB injuries you need to know about.  Robert Griffin III, QB,...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
Arian Foster
With six teams on bye in Week 9, fantasy owners need all the healthy running backs they can find. Which injured ball carriers can you count on today? Jamaal Charles, RB, Kansas City Chiefs vs. New York JetsProbable – BackCharles is on...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
Ronnie Hillman
Giovani Bernard and Rashad Jennings have already been ruled out for Week 9. Are there are any other top fantasy RBs in danger of not playing? Andre Ellington, RB, Arizona Cardinals at Dallas CowboysProbable – FootEllington was limited...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
Andre Johnson
Reggie Wayne should be back in the lineup Monday night to close out Week 9, but he’s not the only wide receiver or tight end of note that appears on the injury report. Here’s the lowdown on one tough Texan and a pass-catching Jet, as...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
A.J. Green
Cincinnati already knows it will be without its top running back for Week 9, but what about the Bengals’ All-Pro wide receiver? Here is the latest on A.J. Green and some other key pass-catchers. Vincent Jackson, WR, Tampa Bay Buccaneers...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
Washington State quarterback Connor Halliday suffered a broken fibula in Saturday’s loss to USC and will miss the remainder of the 2014 season.The senior was hit after a pass in the first half and was transported from the field on a cart....
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Ameer Abdullah
Nebraska running back Ameer Abdullah left Saturday’s game against Purdue due to a knee injury. Abdullah was injured early in the first half against the Boilermakers and was replaced by Imani Cross and Terrell Newby.Prior to the knee injury,...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
New rivalries are a part of any league as expansion has changed the outlook of all of the Power 5 conferences in recent years.In their first meeting as Big Ten foes, Maryland and Penn State attempted to jumpstart a new rivalry with some pregame...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
DraftKings has released their Daily Fantasy college football salaries for the week, and the experts at CollegeFootballGeek.com have hunkered down and scoured all of the data to find the best Value Plays on the docket. These Value Plays are...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Marcus Mariota
The annual meeting between Stanford and Oregon has played a key role in shaping the Pac-12 championship in recent seasons. Over the last four years, the winner of the Stanford-Oregon matchup won the conference title.   And barring a...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Hugh Freeze
The SEC West dominated the first release of college football’s playoff rankings, but there’s a chance for a shake up in the top four with Auburn and Ole Miss meeting in Oxford on Saturday night. It’s too early to call this an...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Arizona Wildcats
You can blame me, Ole Miss fans. I cost you the game against LSU (not Bo Wallace) by picking the Rebels to cover in Baton Rouge. Needless to say, I need to make it up to you but I’m hoping you glanced at the Top 25 picks. I went 11-6...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
John Groce
For the first time during his tenure at Illinois, John Groce has a roster loaded with familiar faces. Of the 13 players making up this year’s Illini, 11 have been a part of Groce’s system for at least one year, a stark contrast to Year...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Nick Marshall
The first College Football Playoff rankings are here, and now we have an idea of what the selection committee will value in the final month of the season. We also have an idea of what the teams out of the top four right now might have to do to...
David Fox
1 year ago
Aaron White
Iowa’s eight-year NCAA Tournament drought finally ended last spring, but it hardly was cause for celebration. The Hawkeyes climbed to as high as 10th in the national rankings only to mysteriously unravel down the stretch. Iowa made the...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Bo Ryan
Arguably, the Big Ten has been at the top of the pile in college basketball for the last four seasons. That may come as a surprise for a league hasn’t produced a national champion since Michigan State in 2000. Yet, the Big Ten is...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Bud Dupree
How Alvin Dupree Jr. became Bud Dupree starts with a dream by his godmother. The story is a little too unbelievable and a little too perfect, but this is how Bud tells it: “My godma had dream before I was born that everyone was...
David Fox
1 year ago
Shane Carden
We’ve hit Week 10 of the 2014 college football season and the best has yet to come for the American Athletic Conference.Though East Carolina sits atop the conference with a 6-1 record and the No. 21 ranking in the latest AP Top 25, there are...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago

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