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If contending the SEC requires a team to build depth, upstart Tennessee will soon learn where it stands. The Volunteers were a preseason top 25 team for the first time since 2008, largely on the talent of the first stringers. Josh Dobbs is as...
David Fox
5 months ago
Tennessee Volunteers
Week 2 isn't a heavy week of action for College Football but the big games that dot the schedule are... HUGE! Hosts Mitch Light and Braden Gall go in-depth, breaking down and predicting the Oregon-Michigan State, Oklahoma-Tennessee and LSU...
Braden Gall
5 months ago
Rob Gronkowski
The defending world champion New England Patriots open defense of their title on Thursday night at home against the Pittsburgh Steelers to kick off the 2015 NFL regular season. While football fans everyone are overjoyed that the attention on the...
Athlon Sports
5 months ago
Bob Stoops
The Big 12’s Week 2 slate is relatively light on interesting matchups. However, the Oklahoma-Tennessee contest should compensate for a schedule featuring a couple of blowout wins by teams against FCS opponents. Outside of the Volunteers-...
Steven Lassan
5 months ago
Ken Simonton
Ken Simonton was an unlikely trailblazer for Oregon State. At Pittsburg (Calif.) High, Simonton had a dream of playing at USC. Mike Riley, then the Trojans’ offensive coordinator, took an interest in Simonton, but Riley eventually took the...
David Fox
5 months ago
As the NFL season approaches, many eyes will be on the league's youngest players, and what they can do for their team. Several high profile players are still 25 and under and will be stars for many years to come. Here is a list of some of the...
Josh Hamburger
5 months ago
Veteran players are a great commodity in the NFL, and their expertise and experience are extremely valuable to their teams. While teams are built with youth, they often must center around older players. Take a look at some of the best players over...
Josh Hamburger
5 months ago
Charlie Strong
Ever since he got the Texas job, Charlie Strong’s vision for the Longhorn offense has come across as… hazy? Muddled? Scattered? He walked into the cradle of the spread and immediately set about trying to run the same pro-style...
Allen Kenney
5 months ago
Josh Rosen
New quarterbacks were under the spotlight in the first week of the 2015 college football season. UCLA’s Josh Rosen stole the spotlight with 351 yards against Virginia, as the true freshman garnered one of the top performances by a quarterback...
Steven Lassan
5 months ago
Dana Holgorsen
The first week of every college football season always generates overreaction on both sides of the talking point. If a team lost by a bigger margin than expected or struggled, it’s easy to say that team is worse than anticipated. But if...
Steven Lassan
5 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
5 months ago
College football is back, 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 the chance to compete with your...
David Fox
5 months ago
Ohio State Buckeyes
What did we learn in Week 1?   Braden Gall and David Fox recap all of the action from Week 1 and try to tell us what it all means? Should fans in the Big Ten or Pac-12 react to mediocre first weekends? How about Texas?  ...
Braden Gall
5 months ago
Mark Dantonio
Week 2 of the 2015 college football season kicks off on Thursday night with WKU hosting Louisiana Tech in a potential preview of the Conference USA Championship in December. The slate continues on Friday with Utah hosting Utah State and Miami...
Steven Lassan
5 months ago
Danny Amendola
I know this may not seem to be the most necessary post since the NFL season nor fantasy football has yet to officially begin. However there have actually been enough moves with trades and injuries to make the waiver wire something to be utilized...
Chris Meyers
5 months ago
J.C. Coleman gold watch
Virginia Tech running back J.C. Coleman made quite a fashion statement during Monday night’s game against Ohio State. Normally, jerseys or helmets are the choice for making a fashion statement, but Coleman wore a gold watch – yes a...
Steven Lassan
5 months ago
Tyler Ulis
Believe it or not, college basketball season is sneaking up on us. Although the traditional Oct. 15 start date and Midnight Madness is becoming a thing of the past for some programs, the start of practice remains a landmark worthy of a party...
David Fox
5 months ago
Ezekiel Elliott
The first week of the 2015 college football season concludes with a marquee matchup on Monday night, as Ohio State begins its run at back-to-back national championships with a trip to Blacksburg to take on Virginia Tech. In addition to beginning...
Steven Lassan
5 months ago
Seth Russell
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
5 months ago
Vernon Adams
Vernon Adams made offseason headlines after deciding to transfer from Eastern Washington to Oregon. While a move from the FCS to FBS ranks is rare, Adams certainly has the talent to be an All-Pac-12 quarterback this season. But there was a...
Steven Lassan
5 months ago
Nebraska’s 29-game winning streak in season openers ended in surprising fashion on Saturday. With just a second left (and the final play of the game), BYU backup quarterback Tanner Mangum connected with receiver Mitch Mathews on a Hail Mary...
Steven Lassan
5 months ago
Bowling Green defensive lineman Mike Minns had a little problem during Saturday’s game against Tennessee. With the Volunteers up 14-3 in the first quarter and driving for another score, Minns lost his shoe on first down and had to fake an...
Steven Lassan
5 months ago
Oregon Ducks Eastern Washington
New helmets and uniforms are nothing new for Oregon, but the Ducks continue to come up with awesome color and design combinations. For Saturday night’s matchup against Eastern Washington, Oregon has unveiled a new yellow helmet, which...
Steven Lassan
5 months ago
Virginia Cavaliers white helmets
Virginia opens the 2015 season on the West Coast, taking on UCLA on Saturday afternoon. And judging by the photos from pregame warmups, the Cavaliers have a new helmet for their Week 1 matchup. This photo from @DamonDillman from the Rose Bowl...
Steven Lassan
5 months ago
Devon Johnson
College football’s opening weekend continues on Sunday with Marshall looking to score a non-conference victory and respect for Conference USA in a matchup against Purdue. The Boilermakers rank near the bottom of most preseason power polls in...
Steven Lassan
5 months ago

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