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Bruce Pearl
On Saturday, the state of Alabama will celebrate perhaps its favorite sport second only to college football — spring football. Even on A-Day at Auburn, the Tigers have reason for optimism beyond the team that reached the BCS Championship Game...
Braden Gall
3 months ago
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Illinois Fighting Illini new 2014
Illinois joined the new uniform release party this spring, unveiling helmets and jerseys for 2014 on Wednesday night.The program is switching to a power “I” design on the helmets, which is a needed change from the simple Illinois...
Steven Lassan
3 months ago
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Nick Marshall
The SEC was home to some of college football’s top quarterbacks in the nation last year. However, one offseason later, and the conference is essentially rebuilding from scratch at the quarterback spot.The list of names departing is heavy:...
Steven Lassan
3 months ago
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Sean Mannion
The SEC is still college football’s No. 1 conference, but the Pac-12 has closed the gap in recent years.And the Pac-12 is expected to remain a close No. 2 in the conference hierarchy for 2014, as Oregon, UCLA, USC and Stanford could all begin...
Steven Lassan
3 months ago
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Syracuse football 2014 uniforms
New uniforms seem to be popping up for a handful of ACC teams this spring, as Florida State and Miami have already unveiled new looks for 2014.Syracuse is the next ACC school to get a uniform makeover. The Orange unveiled three new combinations on...
Steven Lassan
3 months ago
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I’ve been to spring football games and I’ve been to an Auburn game (albeit 15 years ago).But I’ve never been to the Auburn Spring Game, affectionately known as “A-Day” down in The Yellowhammer State.But for a program...
Braden Gall
3 months ago
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Kyle Field
The SEC West is arguably the top division in college football, featuring two likely top-10 teams in Alabama and Auburn, while LSU always has one of the nation’s top rosters, and Ole Miss is a team on the rise under Hugh Freeze.As we peek...
Steven Lassan
3 months ago
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Jameis Winston
The ACC isn’t the deepest conference in terms of quarterback talent for 2014, but it clearly has the No. 1 passer in the nation in Florida State’s Jameis Winston. After a standout freshman season, Winston heads into 2014 with potential...
Steven Lassan
3 months ago
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There’s little doubt quarterback competitions are the position battle scrutinized the most in preseason practices. However, at USC, the quarterback battle is officially over - for now.First-year USC coach Steve Sarkisian has picked Cody...
Steven Lassan
3 months ago
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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
3 months ago
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Cuonzo Martin
Stop if you’ve heard this before: Tennessee is looking for a high-profile coach. Since 2008, the Volunteers have needed to hire seven football and men’s basketball coaches.And that doesn’t count the retirement of legendary women...
Athlon Sports
3 months ago
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Eddie Lacy
I’m giving the entire NFL a mulligan.With about a month left before the 2014 edition of the NFL Draft, Athlon Sports looks back at last year’s first round and tries to correct some mistakes. With a year of knowledge, game tapes, awards...
Braden Gall
3 months ago
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The debate concerning preseason rankings has started around the Athlon Sports offices, and we’re giving you an inside look at all the things that will shape the 2014 countdown.Braden Gall, David Fox and Steven Lassan take you inside the...
David Fox
3 months ago
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Bobby Petrino
After Maryland’s departure to the Big Ten, the ACC maintained its 14-team setup by adding Louisville from the American Athletic Conference. The Cardinals were one of the top programs in the old Big East and went 23-3 over the last two years....
Steven Lassan
3 months ago
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Brett Hundley
Every year, it seems the Pac-12 is home to some of the top quarterbacks in the nation. And it should be no surprise that narrative holds true in 2014, as the league possesses three potential All-American candidates this year.Oregon’s Marcus...
Steven Lassan
3 months ago
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Here’s a question for you: What does Kevin Harvick have that fellow modern-era drivers, both NASCAR Hall of Famers in Rusty Wallace and Dale Jarrett, do not?  The answer, after Saturday night’s win in Darlington, is a victory in...
Tom Bowles
3 months ago
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Davis Webb
The Big 12 has been home to some of the top quarterbacks in college football during the BCS Era. The conference isn’t at an elite level under center in 2014, but the talent is clearly on the rise.Baylor quarterback Bryce Petty should be a...
Steven Lassan
3 months ago
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Pete Lembo
Every year, there’s a new crop of rising stars in college football’s coaching ranks ready to make an appearance on the national stage. Alabama's Nick Saban, Ohio State's Urban Meyer, Notre Dame's Brian Kelly and Florida...
Steven Lassan
3 months ago
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C.J. Brown
The Big Ten is set to grow by two teams in 2014. Rutgers and Maryland will officially join the conference on July 1, expanding the Big Ten to a 14-team league and changing the divisional alignment once again.Rutgers was arguably one of the biggest...
Steven Lassan
3 months ago
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When UCLA and Stephen F. Austin met in the Sweet 16, the game represented two of the success stories for first-year coaches.UCLA coach Steve Alford, whose hire received lukewarm reviews, advanced the Bruins to the second weekend of the NCAA...
David Fox
3 months ago
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Bo Pelini with cat
So far, it has been an interesting offseason for Nebraska. Well, interesting in a good way.Nebraska coach Bo Pelini appears to be having a lot of fun since beating Georgia in the Gator Bowl, as he had a Twitter interaction with his alter ego (@...
Steven Lassan
3 months ago
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Miami Hurricanes new uniforms 2014
Spring football is all about trying to build as much positive buzz as possible until the fall, and unveiling new uniforms and helmets is just one way to establish momentum for any FBS program.Miami’s ACC rival Florida State recently unveiled...
Steven Lassan
3 months ago
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Florida State football new uniforms
Florida State’s jerseys haven’t changed much in recent years, but the Seminoles are getting a significant uniform overhaul for 2014. The change isn’t drastic, but the helmets, jerseys and pants were tweaked.As with any uniform...
Steven Lassan
3 months ago
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Dorial Green-Beckham
The career of wide receiver Dorial Green-Beckham is over at Missouri. Green-Beckham was recently suspended due to an off-the-field incident, but on Friday, coach Gary Pinkel dismissed the former No. 1 recruit from the team.Green-Beckham was...
Steven Lassan
3 months ago
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Each week, Geoffrey Miller’s “Five Things to Watch” will help you catch up on the biggest stories of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series’ upcoming race weekend. This week, a possible Denny Hamlin rebound, a surging rookie, a less-...
Geoffrey Miller
3 months ago

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