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DeShone Kizer
Death Valley is the epicenter of college football’s Week 5 slate, as Notre Dame travels to Clemson for a must-see non-conference matchup. The Fighting Irish enter Saturday night’s game at 4-0 and ranked No. 6 in the latest Associated...
Steven Lassan
6 months ago
Nick Saban
Georgia and Alabama have been two of the SEC’s top programs in recent years, and Saturday afternoon's matchup in Athens could be a preview of the conference championship game in early December. And in a slight role reversal, the Crimson...
Steven Lassan
6 months ago
Josh Pastner
Earlier this week, Athlon Sports ran down the top 50 coaches in college basketball for 2015-16. This isn’t necessarily the flip side of that argument, but these are the coaches who are facing the most pressure in this upcoming season.The...
Mitch Light
6 months ago
For the most part, Mike Hart’s football career has known nothing but the big time. He signed with a Michigan team coming off a Rose Bowl appearance. His freshman season ended in Pasadena as well. As a junior, Michigan was in the national...
David Fox
7 months ago
Greyson Lambert
Week 5 of the 2015 college football season starts on Thursday night with Miami traveling to Cincinnati and continues on Friday with three matchups, including UConn visiting BYU. But as usual, the focus for every weekend slate is on Saturday....
Steven Lassan
7 months ago
Kevin Hogan
It’s a slight slate of action in the Pac-12 for Week 5. This conference held the spotlight nationally last Saturday, as three league games had the nation’s attention with Utah’s victory over Oregon, USC’s easy win over...
Steven Lassan
7 months ago
Skyler Howard
The Big 12 generated plenty of conversation and intrigue across the nation last Saturday from the thrilling TCU-Texas Tech game, along with Oklahoma State’s last-minute win over Texas. But the Week 5 slate is even more appealing. West...
Steven Lassan
7 months ago
C.J. Beathard
Conference play in the Big Ten is set to begin in full force in Week 5. After just one league game was played in September, six conference matchups dot the slate this Saturday. Indiana is 4-0 and hosts Ohio State in a huge opportunity for coach...
Steven Lassan
7 months ago
Nick Chubb
The SEC’s Week 5 slate features one of the marquee matchups in the nation, as Alabama travels to Georgia for a key conference showdown. The Crimson Tide has not played the Bulldogs in a regular season game since 2008, but there’s plenty...
Steven Lassan
7 months ago
Deshaun Watson
The ACC’s Week 5 schedule kicks off on Thursday night with a non-conference matchup between two offensive-minded teams in Cincinnati and Miami. While the midweek contest between the Hurricanes and Bearcats should draw plenty of attention, the...
Steven Lassan
7 months ago
Pro tip for college football fans: Clear the calendar for Oct. 17. The Third Saturday in October is no longer home of the Alabama-Tennessee rivalry, but it doesn't need to be. The Oct. 17 weekend — starting with the UCLA-...
David Fox
7 months ago
Not all decisions in these coach rankings are easy. If we wanted it to be easy, we’d simply put together a list of wins and go from there. But not all wins are equal and not all coaching jobs are equal. In determining our top 50...
David Fox
7 months ago
Georgia Bulldogs
Hosts Mitch Light and Braden Gall are joined by Sports Illustrated's Andy Staples to break down a huge weekend of college football. The SEC and ACC have marquee showdowns topping the charts with great undercards as well. The Big 12's...
Braden Gall
7 months ago
Nick Chubb
Ranking any player or team after one month of the college football season is tough. With one-sided matchups skewing the statistics, and conference play not yet underway for most teams, it's hard to say whether these players will carry that...
Steven Lassan
7 months ago
Trevone Boykin
Ranking any player or team after one month of the college football season is nearly impossible. With one-sided matchups skewing the statistics, and conference play not yet underway for most teams, more data is needed before accurately judging...
Steven Lassan
7 months ago
Maryland Terrapins black ops helmet
Maryland is breaking out a new helmet for Saturday’s matchup against Michigan. The Terrapins are planning on an all-black uniform for the game against the Wolverines, along with a hand-painted “Black Ops” helmet. The...
Steven Lassan
7 months ago
John Calipari
In 2015-16, the head man in Lexington will be the most accomplished coach in the league. At least in that way, the SEC coach lineup is fairly standard. Yet the 13 coaches around John Calipari represent a drastic shift in the SEC’s...
David Fox
7 months ago
The NFL is back, and the competition off the field is nearly as heated as the competition on game day. The Athlon Sports Pro Football Experts Club presented by New Era gives you the chance to compete with your friends and...
John Gworek
7 months ago
Leonard Fournette
The first month of the 2015 college football season is in the books. Unfortunately, that means this year is almost a third of the way finished. However, the next two months (plus a week in December) should bring plenty of crazy plays,...
Steven Lassan
7 months ago
South Alabama Troy Rivalry Trophy
Less than 200 miles separates the campuses of Troy and South Alabama, and the Sun Belt rivals will have a new rivalry trophy at stake for Saturday’s meeting. The South Alabama-Troy rivalry is officially the “Battle for the Belt,...
Steven Lassan
7 months ago
The college football season is just getting interesting, and the competition off the field is nearly as heated as the competition on game day. The Athlon Sports College Football Experts Club presented by Nexium & Advil gives you...
David Fox
7 months ago
Arizona State has unveiled a new gray alternate uniform for its Oct. 3 matchup against UCLA. The uniform is known as the ‘Be The Hammer’ alternate and sports a gray scheme, largely due to the program using a sledge hammer to break a...
Steven Lassan
7 months ago
These are interesting times for coaches on top of the Big Ten. Tom Izzo is coming off a frustrating regular season and a triumphant trip to the Final Four. Bo Ryan is coming off the best two-year stretch of his career and a (perhaps premature...
David Fox
7 months ago
Tennessee Volunteers
Hosts Braden Gall and David Fox break down the three biggest games and storylines of Week 4. The Pac-12 dominated the headlines in Week 4 with the State of Arizona and Oregon suffering crushing losses while Stanford, Utah and the City of Los...
Braden Gall
7 months ago
Jim Harbaugh
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
7 months ago

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