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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
1 year 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
1 year 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
1 year 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
1 year 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
1 year 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
1 year 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
1 year 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
1 year 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
1 year 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
1 year 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
1 year 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
1 year 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
1 year 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
1 year 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
1 year 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
1 year 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
1 year 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
1 year 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
1 year 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
1 year ago
Kyle Allen
Offensive fireworks are expected on Saturday night in Houston, as Texas A&M and Arizona State clash in one of Week 1’s must-see matchups. The Aggies and Sun Devils were mentioned throughout the offseason as dark horse candidates to earn a...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Jeremy Johnson
The Chick-Fil-A Kickoff Classic in Atlanta is once again host to one of the opening weekend’s best matchups, as Louisville and Auburn meet in a huge non-conference game. This ACC-SEC matchup is the second meeting between these two leagues in...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Chris Petersen
Washington coach Chris Petersen returns to familiar surroundings on Friday night, as the Huskies take on Boise State in one of the top matchups from Week 1. Petersen guided the Broncos to 92 wins from 2006-13 and left to take over for Steve...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Michigan State Spartans
College Football is back and so are my weekly picks against the spread. I will do my best to give sage and timely advice every Friday morning… for entertainment purposes only, of course. Week 1 is the best week of the year as so much is...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
Brandon Doughty
NASHVILLE, Tenn. ­­– He’s only two years into his tenure, but Western Kentucky coach Jeff Brohm is amid one of the craziest stretches of his football career. And considering he played in the defunct XFL, that’s a...
David Fox
1 year ago

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