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Michael Brewer
If Virginia Tech gets back to the ACC Championship Game, the Hokies should thank Clemson.More specifically, the Hokies will need to thank Clemson offensive coordinator Chad Morris for tipping them off to his high school quarterback.Virginia Tech...
David Fox
1 year ago
College Football
 Hosts Braden Gall and Steven Lassan previews all of the big action from Week 3 including Georgia-South Carolina, UCLA-Texas, an underrated Big 12 slate and plenty of conference games. The guys also give their locks of the week against...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
Ben Roethlisberger
Baltimore and Pittsburgh, two old rivals that are seemingly in transition, are set to collide at M&T Bank Stadium for a critical AFC North matchup tonight on CBS that also will be simulcast on the NFL Network. The Ravens find themselves in...
Rob Doster
1 year ago
Christian Hackenberg
 After two weeks, the top of the Big Ten has lost to Oregon, Notre Dame, Virginia Tech and LSU. At the same time, the bottom of the league has lost to Central Michigan and Northern Illinois.Seven teams are 2-0, but only one was in the AP...
David Fox
1 year ago
Will Gardner
It’s another light slate of games in the ACC for Week 3. For the third consecutive week, only one conference matchup highlights the schedule.Louisville makes its first road trip as a member of the ACC with a matchup at Virginia on Saturday....
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Texas Longhorns
Many are talking about how weak the Week 3 slate looks nationally. While there’s only one Top 25 matchup in any conference, the Big 12 only has one “bad” game this weekend. There’s an intense in-state rivalry. There are...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
UCLA Bruins
Washington State and Colorado notwithstanding, the Pac-12 has had a very successful first two weeks of the season. Oregon looks like a national title team, all of the other contenders have survived and stayed unblemished in the non-conference...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
There’s a huge a battle in the SEC East as Georgia, a decisive and impressive Week 1 winner over Clemson, heads to South Carolina. The Bulldogs will be looking for their first win in Columbia. Elsewhere, Arkansas makes the trip to Lubbock to...
Mitch Light
1 year ago
Matt Bryant
Matt Bryant may not lead Athlon Sports’ Week 2 Fantasy Football Kicker Rankings, but he clearly put his best foot forward last week. Bryant nailed two field goals of more than 50 yards last week in the most critical of situations. The first,...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
Matt Ryan
There’s no change atop Athlon Sports’ Fantasy Football Quarterback Rankings for Week 2, but for once, Peyton Manning isn’t the leading scorer. That honor goes to Matt Ryan, who dissected the Saints to the tune of a franchise-...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
A.J. Green
The brilliance that is Calvin Johnson, who checks in at No. 1 on Athlon Sports’ Fantasy Football Wide Receiver Rankings for Week 2, was on full display this past Monday night. All Johnson did was catch seven passes for 164 yards and two...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
Julius Thomas
Jimmy Graham is still king of the mountain as it relates to Athlon Sports’ Fantasy Football Tight End Rankings for Week 2, but last week belonged to Julius Thomas. Denver’s tight end caught three touchdown passes in the second quarter,...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
J.J. Watt
Seattle still reigns atop Athlon Sports’ Week 2 Fantasy Football Defense/Special Teams Rankings, but watch out for Houston. Led by recently minted $100 million man J.J. Watt, the Texans dominated the Redskins in all facets of the game. Watt...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
Clint Trickett
Clint Trickett is a new quarterback, his West Virginia teammates say.The redshirt senior doesn’t necessarily agree. Instead, he says they’re just seeing someone who is finally of sound mind and body.Just as Trickett ascended to the...
David Fox
1 year ago
Predicting how the NASCAR Sprint Cup Chase will pan out has always been a shot in the dark with one in the cylinder and no night sights. This year things get even more muddled with a new elimination format among the (Sweet) 16 teams that make up...
Vito Pugliese
1 year ago
Bronco Mendenhall
BYU crossed a major hurdle in its quest for an unbeaten record by defeating Texas 41-7 in Week 2. The Cougars handled the Longhorns with ease, scoring 28 points in the third quarter to pull away after a 6-0 halftime lead over Charlie Strong’s...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Marcus Mariota
Athlon Sports has formed a Heisman Trophy committee. Each week, we will ask 13 members of the national college football media to rank their top candidates for the Heisman Trophy. Each voter will rank their top five candidates, with each first-...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
Welcome to the Athlon Rookie Report, where each week David Smith will evaluate the deepest crop of new NASCAR Sprint Cup Series talent since 2006. The Report will include twice-monthly rankings, in-depth analysis, Q&A sessions with the drivers...
David Smith
1 year ago
Ohio State Buckeyes
The Big Ten already has losses to the Pac-12 (twice), SEC, ACC and Notre Dame — not to mention two losses to the MAC. Many, including myself, are writing the Big Ten off as a playoff contender. It’s not that there won’t...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
There was only one game involving two SEC teams in Week 2, but there were still plenty of noteworthy — good and bad — accomplishments. A certain receiver at Alabama is off to a great start; Florida's offense (finally) produced...
Mitch Light
1 year ago
Maryland is going patriotic for Saturday’s matchup against West Virginia. The Terrapins unveiled on Tuesday a new patriotic uniform, which features the lyrics to “The Star-Spangled Banner on the shoulder pads and helmet.Check out the...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Jake Locker
The first week of the 2014 NFL regular season is in the books and already many fantasy football general managers are probably experiencing drafter’s remorse. While it’s way too early to give up on superstars or highly drafted players...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
UCLA Bruins
Athlon Sports brings the most intriguing, important, historic and bizarre stats from around the weekend of Pac-12 football action: 9: Stanford drives inside the USC 35-yard lineThe Cardinal took all nine of their drives to at least the USC 32-...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
Utah made slight changes to its uniforms for 2014, and the Utes continued with the tweaks by unveiling a new white helmet.It’s uncertain when Utah will wear these white helmets, but it’s a pretty sharp look for Kyle Whittingham’s...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Big Ten teams experienced one of the worst weekends in Big Ten history overall, so sifting through the box scores to find 10 interesting stats was a bit of a chore. As you might suspect, most of the stats are alarming in detail and take a deeper...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago

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