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Clemson Tigers
The Bowl Championship Series is dead. But even the harshest of BCS detractors must acknowledge that the 16-year run was arguably the best era of college football in the history of the sport.The era was highlighted by the advent of the BCS...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
Peyton Manning
Numbers and statistics are unquestionably a huge part of the game. Any game, for that matter.Some fall on the sabermetric side of things, while others like to keep it simple and use the ol' eyeball test. In the football world, that means total...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
Super Bowl XXIV Kevin Dyson tackled by Mike Jones
What defines a great play?Degree of difficulty? Gravity of the moment? The greatness of the players involved and their place in NFL history? Entertainment factor? How about all of the above.Game-winning touchdowns, heroic out-of-body experiences,...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
The line about shot blockers is that they can cover up a ton of their team's mistakes.Beyond the defensive end, freshman Joel Embiid did his share of covering for his Kansas teammates on Saturday against Oklahoma State.Perry Ellis scored only...
Mitch Light
1 year ago
As Super Bowl XLVIII approaches (Feb. 2), it seems like the perfect time to look back at Super Bowls of the past and the great players who made those games so memorable. In selecting an all-time Super Bowl team, it is important to establish...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
Teddy Bridgewater
The deadline for college football players to enter the 2014 NFL Draft has passed, and the official tally stands at 98 underclassmen declaring early for the next level.The list of early entrants also includes four players that have already graduated...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Nick Saban
With the college football season completed, the next few weeks are all about recruiting. And there’s not a better coach in the nation at it than Alabama’s Nick Saban.Last weekend, Saban hosted incoming recruits and their parents at his...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Jameis Winston
College football’s 2014 season won’t start until August, but it’s never too early to take a look at what’s ahead. Florida State edged Auburn for the national championship in early January, and both teams will be in the...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
The Bowl Championship Series is dead. But even the harshest of BCS detractors must acknowledge that the 16-year run was arguably the best era of college football in the history of the sport.The era was highlighted by the advent of the BCS...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
Not long ago, Wisconsin, Ohio State and Iowa State stood among the ranks of the unbeaten.Now, Bo Ryan, Thad Matta and Fred Hoiberg may wonder when they’re going to win another game.Around the same time — in December and earlier...
David Fox
1 year ago
Stop, NASCAR. Just please, stop right now. Hit the pause button. Let’s all take a breath and ponder for a moment. NASCAR, we know you’re wont to send up trial balloons every so often, and the leaked proposal to drastically alter...
Matt Taliaferro
1 year ago
Jim Harbaugh
Division archrivals are set to face off for the first time ever in the playoffs when the San Francisco 49ers and Seattle Seahawks meet in the NFC Championship Game at 6:30 p.m. ET on FOX. Jim Harbaugh’s 49ers (14-4) defeated division winners...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
Peyton Manning
It’s No. 1 vs. No. 2 when the Denver Broncos host the New England Patriots in the AFC Championship Game at 3 p.m. ET on CBS. John Fox’s Broncos (14-3) erased last season’s playoff disappointment by beating the Chargers in the...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
Vanderbilt fans
A week after James Franklin decided to leave for Penn State, Vanderbilt has found his replacement. According to the Tennessean, Stanford defensive coordinator Derek Mason will be the Commodores’ next coach.Mason is a highly regarded defensive...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Naadir Tharpe
Basketball fans, clear your schedule for Saturday around 4 p.m. Eastern.Certainly, there’s other action this weekend, but the 4 p.m. time slot will pack the most action. Rather than going up against the NFL playoffs, college basketball all...
David Fox
1 year ago
Braxton Miller
The Big Ten is set to grow by two teams next year, but a familiar set of programs will lead the way in the conference in 2014.Ohio State is the early favorite to win the Big Ten next season, but Michigan State and Wisconsin are the next two teams...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Jeremy Pruitt
An underrated part of coaching is hiring the right coordinators. College football head coaches can be strong X’s and O’s leaders, but coordinators are a huge piece of the puzzle and are often the fall guy when things go wrong. And if a...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Andrew Wiggins
Even against the toughest schedule in the country, Kansas’ 9-4 start had to be troubling. The play of Kansas’ star-studded freshman class, in particular, was puzzling.The schedule isn’t getting any easier midway through January,...
David Fox
1 year ago
Sean Miller
Three undefeated teams remain to start this week, and at least one will stay that way by Sunday morning.Top-ranked Arizona is off this weekend after defeating Arizona State on Thursday. After Wisconsin and Iowa State lost their unbeaten status last...
Mitch Light
1 year ago
Philip Nelson
One of the key pieces in Minnesota’s offense has decided to transfer. Quarterback Philip Nelson will depart Minneapolis after two years with the Golden Gophers.Nelson threw for 1,306 yards and nine touchdowns and added 364 yards and six...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Discussing the personality differences on the big new coaches hired at Penn State, USC at Texas and how James Franklin, Steve Sarkisian and Charlie Strong will attack their respective jobs.Franklin’s hire set off more news as he continued to...
David Fox
1 year ago
Brett Hundley
The SEC is still college football’s No. 1 conference, but the Pac-12 isn’t far behind in 2014.Oregon, Stanford and UCLA each could rank inside of the top 10 in preseason polls. The Ducks should be a slight favorite to win the Pac-12,...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Brian Kelly
The early entry deadline for the 2014 NFL Draft has passed, and a record number of college football underclassmen are set to jump to the next level.With the early entrants declared, it’s time to take a look at the winners and losers from a...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Nick Marshall
The SEC’s national title streak was stopped at seven with Florida State’s victory over Auburn on Jan. 6. But all was not lost for the SEC, as the conference finished the BCS era with nine championships, and the playoff era will only...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Nik Stauskas
The list of breakout players for 2013-14 got an early start.The first name on the countdown of the biggest surprise players, at least chronologically, started Nov. 19 when Wisconsin center Frank Kaminsky scored 43 points on North Dakota. Opponent...
David Fox
1 year ago

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