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Dallas Cowboys
Jason Garrett and the Cowboys find themselves in unfamiliar territory after thumping the Saints at home on Sunday night. Ranked No. 1 in the NFL in rushing and two games above .500. Dallas ranked 24th in rushing last season, was 31st in...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
Numbers and statistics are a huge part of college football. Every Sunday, reading updated box scores and stats is like Christmas for fans and media members. Some stats like total offense and total defense are overrated but each help paint a picture...
Corby Yarbrough
1 year ago
Cover 2 Podcast
 Hosts Braden Gall and David Fox cover all of the action from the college gridiron in Week 5. The Pac-12 races start to heat up, the ACC struggles again and Kansas is looking for a new coach. The guys also have some strong words for Brady...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
Tom Brady
New England will try to extend its winning streak to three in a row by defeating Kansas City at home tonight on ESPN. The Patriots (2-1) have turned things around after dropping their season opener in Miami, but Bill Belichick’s team is still...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
Ameer Abdullah
Numbers and statistics are a huge part of college football. Every Sunday, reading updated box scores and stats is like Christmas for fans and media members. Some stats like total offense and total defense are overrated but each help paint a picture...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Fred Hoiberg
College basketball season is creeping up fast, and Athlon Sports is counting down to Midnight Madness and the start of practice on Oct. 17.  No. 15 Iowa State has rebuilt itself into a national contender, and that shouldn’t be any...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Georges Niang
Georges Niang is hardly a household name among casual fans, but he has earned respect the hard way: by winning. Niang played in the shadow of Nerlens Noel and Wayne Selden in prep school but was part of an Iowa State trio a year ago — along...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Welcome to the Week of Doom. The College Football Playoff selection committee will meet for the first time in less than a month, and this week almost certainly will shape the conversations for that group. Every league will have powerhouse...
David Fox
1 year ago
USC Trojans
Oregon State may not be a Pac-12 title contender but that didn't keep people like me from picking the Beavers to upset the Trojans this weekend. At the very least, most were taking Mike Riley's bunch to cover the 9.5-point spread. The...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
USC Trojans
The Pac-12 South race got a little clearer in Week 5. UCLA took a two-game lead on Arizona State. USC fixed its defensive issues and sits atop the South at 2-0. Utah missed a huge opportunity to enter the fray by choking away a big lead at...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
Urban Meyer
After Ohio State arguably lost ground during a bye week, the Buckeyes gained some of it back against Cincinnati. Where that leaves Ohio State for the Big Ten season, which starts Saturday at Maryland, remains in question. While Ohio State...
David Fox
1 year ago
After a month of the season and a few close calls, Penn State learned a little bit about its ceiling. The Nittany Lions can’t survive an off game by quarterback Christian Hackenberg, and the offensive line continues to be the team...
David Fox
1 year ago
Stanford Cardinal
A finished product Stanford is not, but David Shaw in the fourth quarter watched a defense that re-established the Cardinal’s Pac-12 credentials. As the offense sputtered at times, the Stanford defense picked up two critical stops in the...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
Al Golden
Defense hasn’t necessarily been a strength for Miami under Al Golden, but the Hurricanes delivered with a clutch performance in Saturday night’s 22-10 win over Duke.Miami held the Blue Devils to its lowest output of the 2014 season,...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Charles Kelly
After Saturday’s win in Raleigh against NC State, it’s clear Florida State is not as dominant of a squad as coach Jimbo Fisher’s national championship winning team from 2013. However, in a season that’s lacking a clear No. 1...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
The goal is to win the game, which Arkansas failed to do Saturday afternoon against Texas A&M. But the Razorbacks, even in defeat, proved to the nation that they are once again relevant in college football. We saw some signs in Week 1,...
Mitch Light
1 year ago
The SEC West has emerged as the best collection of teams — in a division or league — that we have seen in college football in quite a long time. The SEC East? Not so much. But that doesn’t mean the race to represent the division...
Mitch Light
1 year ago
Charlie Weis
After a disastrous 6-22 record in three seasons, Charlie Weis was fired as Kansas’ head coach on Sunday. Weis went 1-18 in three years during Big 12 play in Lawrence, and the Jayhawks finished last in the conference in back-to-back years....
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Brady Hoke
Brady Hoke has more serious problems than an inept offense on gameday. Before Hoke coaches another game at Michigan, he’ll need to provide better answers than ignorance for allowing his potentially concussed player to take two more snaps...
David Fox
1 year ago
 Charlie Weis
Kansas fired coach Charlie Weis after Saturday’s 23-0 loss to Texas. Weis was just 6-22 in three seasons as the Jayhawks’ head coach and had only one win in Big 12 play.Defensive coordinator Clint Bowen will serve as the interim head...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Tony Romo
Dallas will aim to extend its winning streak to three games and erase one of the most painful memories of its 2013 season when it hosts New Orleans tonight on NBC. If recent history between these two teams matters, it favors the Saints in this one...
Rob Doster
1 year ago
Week 5 of college football’s 2014 season is officially in the books. And as expected with every Saturday, there was plenty of excitement, big plays and last-minute wins among the FBS action. In case you missed any action, we tried to...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Todd Gurley
After his team lost by 3 to Georgia, Tennessee coach Butch Jones likened defending Georgia’s run game to defending the wishbone. Don't give Georgia any ideas. It's scary what Todd Gurley might do if he played in that kind of...
David Fox
1 year ago
Everett Golson
If Week 5 reinforced anything, it was the role of clutch play for any Heisman contender. The big play at the right time covers up a ton of miscues or stretches of ineffective play. That is the theme for this week’s contenders. Kenny...
David Fox
1 year ago
Arian Foster
Six teams are on bye in Week 4, which means the depth of many a fantasy team will be tested. Here are some key running back injury situations to keep an eye on before setting your starting lineup. C.J. Spiller, RB, Buffalo Bills at Houston...
Mark Ross
1 year ago

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