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Boise State’s coaching search has ended with a familiar name taking over for Chris Petersen. After one season at Arkansas State, Bryan Harsin has been hired by Boise State as its next head coach.Harsin went 7-5 in his only season with the Red...
Steven Lassan
8 months ago
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The Big 12 didn’t really play out as we expected it back in August. We tabbed four teams as being in close contention for the conference title (we got three of them right) but had none of them in the top 15. In other words, we didn't...
David Fox
8 months ago
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Jimbo Fisher
Overall, 2013 was a pretty good year for the ACC. Florida State went 13-0 and is set to play Auburn for the national championship. Clemson went 10-2 – its only losses to Florida State and South Carolina – and the Tigers will play in...
Steven Lassan
8 months ago
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Stanford Cardinal
The 2013 season will be an extremely memorable one for Pac-12 fans. New coaches Sonny Dykes and Mark Helfrich had very different debuts out West. The Pac-12 North turned out to be one of, if not the, best divisions in college football and first...
Braden Gall
8 months ago
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Johnny Manziel
Each week of the college football season, Athlon Sports will poll some of the nation's best college football people from every region of the country. Each voter offers up a top five and each first-place vote is worth five points. A second-place...
Braden Gall
8 months ago
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Michigan State Spartans
The 2013 regular season is in the books and the Michigan State Spartans are the champs.The improbable run to the Rose Bowl for Mark Dantonio is the main headline for what turned out to be a very memorable campaign in the Big Ten, but it’s not...
Braden Gall
8 months ago
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The 2013 season was one of the most unpredictable we have seen in the SEC in quite some time. The two teams that met in the league title game — Auburn and Missouri — combined to record a 2–14 record in conference play last season...
Mitch Light
8 months ago
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The American Athletic Conference so far is performing like a league born from a diverse group of programs with different resources and expectations.Not that we’d expect anything else, since this is a league smashed together among programs...
David Fox
8 months ago
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Jameis Winston
College football’s most prestigious award will be handed out on Saturday night, and six players will head to New York for the ceremony: Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston, Alabama quarterback AJ McCarron, Northern Illinois’...
Steven Lassan
8 months ago
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Wake Forest moved quickly in replacing Jim Grobe, choosing Bowling Green’s Dave Clawson to be its next head coach.Grobe tied the school record with 77 victories during his Wake Forest tenure, which included an 11-3 record with an ACC...
Steven Lassan
8 months ago
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Baltimore Ravens
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
8 months ago
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Chris Petersen
The Pac-12 is a conference on the rise, and the league was strengthened during this year’s coaching carousel. Washington hired Chris Petersen away from Boise State to replace Steve Sarkisian, who left to take over at USC.Boise State had...
Steven Lassan
8 months ago
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For the last time, the coaches’ poll and Harris poll will factor into the national championship.The end of the BCS means the end of the coaches’ poll as a component of postseason selection and the end of the Harris Interactive top 25...
David Fox
8 months ago
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Jason Garrett
Playoff hopes could be on the line tonight when the Dallas Cowboys take on the Chicago Bears at 8:30 p.m. ET on ESPN’s “Monday Night Football.” Jason Garrett and the Cowboys (7-5) are looking for a third straight victory, which...
Mark Ross
8 months ago
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Jameis Winston
College football’s regular season is over, and the chase for the national championship is down to Florida State and Auburn.The Seminoles returned only 10 starters this year and had to replace six assistants, but coach Jimbo Fisher has...
Steven Lassan
8 months ago
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Nick Marshall
Auburn is 60 minutes away from extending the SEC’s national title streak to eight in a row. The Tigers are a surprise contender for the BCS title, but this team is one of the hottest in the nation and moved to the No. 2 spot after Ohio State...
Mitch Light
8 months ago
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Kevin Hogan
College football’s regular season is over and the postseason is set. 35 bowl games take place, starting on Dec. 21 and stretching until the national championship on Jan. 6. Which bowls should you tune into?Athlon ranks and previews all of the...
Steven Lassan
8 months ago
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Auburn Tigers
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...
Braden Gall
8 months ago
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Despite fears to the contrary two weeks ago, the final BCS standings and selection for the major bowls featured little controversy or drama.Ohio State lost in the Big Ten title game, clearing the path for Auburn to be the undisputed No. 2 team....
David Fox
8 months ago
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Tre Mason
By the time Missouri took a 17-14 lead in the second quarter, Saturday’s SEC Championship Game was already was one of the wildest title games in league history.Then Tre Mason happened.On Auburn’s next drive, Mason rushed for 49 yards on...
David Fox
8 months ago
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Pete Carroll
One of the NFL’s best rivalries going right now will take center stage this afternoon when the Seattle Seahawks take on the San Francisco 49ers at 4:25 p.m. ET on FOX. Pete Carroll and the Seahawks (11-1) have already clinched a playoff spot...
Mark Ross
8 months ago
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Andy Dalton
AFC division leaders are set to face off when the Indianapolis Colts take on the Cincinnati Bengals at 1 p.m. ET on CBS. Andrew Luck and the Colts (8-4) currently hold a commanding three-game lead over the Titans in the AFC South, while Andy Dalton...
Mark Ross
8 months ago
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Cam Newton
First place in the NFC South and a potential first-round bye in the playoffs are on the line tonight when the Carolina Panthers travel to the Crescent City to take on the New Orleans Saints on NBC's "Sunday Night Football" at 8:30 p.m...
Stephen Schindler
8 months ago
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Say this for the BCS era: Many of the controversies that seem to be possibilities during the season play themselves out by the end of the season.The final week of the season began with the possibility of either Auburn or Ohio State being left out...
David Fox
8 months ago
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Adrian Peterson
Week 14 means the start of the fantasy playoffs for many leagues. Here’s the rundown on all of the running back injuries you need to know about before setting your lineup.Adrian Peterson, RB, Minnesota Vikings at Baltimore RavensPeterson is...
Mark Ross
8 months ago

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