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Why not climb out on a limb if you’re already on a hot seat? That’s what Texas A&M basketball coach Billy Kennedy did. He’s guaranteed the Aggies will be in the NCAA Tournament field this season. Had Rick Pitino, John...
Athlon Sports
3 months ago
Say this for an interesting SEC offseason: The league lost one of its two best coaches to the NBA and the coaching lineup as a whole improved. Florida coach Billy Donovan is now coaching the Oklahoma City Thunder, leaving the Gators in a...
David Fox
3 months ago
Dorian Finney-Smith
Billy Donovan is gone to the NBA, and with him the face of Florida basketball. Many wonder whether the Gators’ winning tradition will follow. New coach Mike White steps into Donovan’s shadow after four seasons at Louisiana Tech....
Athlon Sports
3 months ago
Damian Jones
The SEC welcomes two new coaches with Final Fours on their résumés — Ben Howland (Mississippi State) and Rick Barnes (Tennessee) — but it is the league’s longest-tenured coach, Vanderbilt’s Kevin Stallings, who has the team...
Mitch Light
3 months ago
The College Football Playoff picture is starting to get some clarity, and the competition off the field among fans is nearly as heated as the competition on the field on game day. The Athlon Sports College Football Experts Club...
David Fox
3 months ago
Al Golden
Miami coach Al Golden was fired on Sunday, one day after the Hurricanes suffered the worst loss in program history in a 58-0 defeat against Clemson. Golden worked for five years as Miami’s head coach, posting a 32-25 record in that span....
Steven Lassan
3 months ago
Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets
Hosts Braden Gall and David Fox break down all the big action from Week 8, including two more teams falling from the ranks of the unbeaten. Florida State and Utah both fell in Week 8 but did so in totally different fashion. What is the lesson...
Braden Gall
3 months ago
Luke Falk
Week 8 of the college football season is in the books. The weekend slate provided plenty of highlights, big plays, standout performances and surprises. While the Week 8 schedule appeared to be light on intrigue, Saturday's action wasn...
Steven Lassan
3 months ago
Dabo Swinney
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...
Steven Lassan
3 months ago
Week 8 of the college football season is officially in the books. Saturday's slate of games was underwhelming on paper, but the Week 8 schedule produced plenty of crazy finishes, overtime battles and outstanding plays. Miss...
Steven Lassan
3 months ago
Florida State’s 28-game winning streak in ACC contests ended in stunning fashion on Saturday night. The Seminoles turned to kicker Roberto Aguayo for a game-winning 56-yard field goal on the final play of the game. However, Aguayo’...
Steven Lassan
3 months ago
Al Golden
Al Golden’s tenure at Miami hit rock bottom on Saturday. The Hurricanes were thoroughly dominated in a 58-0 loss to Clemson, which was the worst defeat in program history. Miami lost quarterback Brad Kaaya to a concussion in the first...
Steven Lassan
3 months ago
Travis Wilson
The 2015 season is slowly getting away from USC in a big way. After losing by 10 points to rival Notre Dame, the Trojans return home to welcome the Pac-12 South leaders and the No. 3-ranked Utah Utes to the Coliseum. With a Halloween road game...
Josh Webb
3 months ago
Washington State Cougars
Last week was both unpredictable and bizarre. Entering last weekend, there were the seven teams left in college football without a win against the spread all year. Five covered and UTEP didn't play, leaving the Miners and Old...
Braden Gall
3 months ago
C.J. Prosise
With the first half of the 2015 college football season completed, it’s time to take a look back at the first seven weeks and examine some of the new stars across the nation. Breakout players are hard to predict in the preseason, but the...
Steven Lassan
3 months ago
Kyle Allen
Texas A&M and Ole Miss both enter Saturday night’s matchup in Oxford hoping to get back on track after suffering a loss last week. Memphis defeated the Rebels 37-24 in Week 7, while the Aggies gave away four turnovers in a 41-23 loss in...
Steven Lassan
3 months ago
Mark Dantonio
Matching the intensity and overall interest level of last week’s Michigan-Michigan State game won’t be easy for the Big Ten with its Week 8 slate of matchups. Indiana-Michigan State and Northwestern-Nebraska are the league’s must-...
Steven Lassan
3 months ago
Patrick Mahomes
The Big 12’s Week 8 slate is relatively quiet, but the intrigue level in this conference will increase once November arrives with a handful of huge league matchups. Oklahoma rebounded from a loss to Texas with an blowout victory over Kansas...
Steven Lassan
3 months ago
Everett Golson
Florida State and Clemson are inching closer to a huge showdown on Nov. 7 in Death Valley, but both teams have road tests coming up on Saturday in Week 8 action. The Seminoles pulled away from Louisville in the second half of last week’s game...
Steven Lassan
3 months ago
Devontae Booker
Stanford and Utah appear to be on a collision course for a matchup in the Pac-12 Championship, but both teams still have plenty of obstacles to overcome, starting this Saturday in Week 8 action. The Cardinal have a few extra days to prepare for...
Steven Lassan
3 months ago
Chad Kelly
The Week 8 slate of SEC action isn’t nearly as appealing as last Saturday, but Tennessee-Alabama and Ole Miss-Texas A&M are still two must-see matchups this weekend. The Volunteers have lost the last eight matchups against the Crimson...
Steven Lassan
3 months ago
Denzel Valentine
One year after proving yet again that a Tom Izzo team should never be counted out in March, Michigan State will be back in the hunt to cut down more nets this season. The Spartans will not be the favorites to win the Big Ten but should be...
Athlon Sports
3 months ago
The theme of this season in the Big Ten could be the Year of the Comeback team. Maryland, our pick to win the conference and contend for a spot in the Final Four, is the most obvious pick to be a comeback team. The Terrapins will enjoy their...
Athlon Sports
3 months ago
Matt Painter
The quality of the food wasn’t the main reason for Purdue coach Matt Painter’s tweet on the afternoon of May 19: “Had one of the best lunches I’ve ever had today on campus.” That was the day Painter learned that...
Athlon Sports
3 months ago
Caris LeVert
A Band-Aid version of Michigan basketball slumped to a 16–16 finish in 2014-15, snapping the program’s streak of four straight NCAA Tournament appearances. The Wolverines, having already seen every starter from the 2013 national title...
Athlon Sports
3 months ago

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