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Deondre Francois
College football’s Week 9 slate kicks off on Thursday night with five matchups. Virginia Tech at Pitt and California at USC are the two marquee contests on Thursday, but Appalachian State at Georgia Southern is a key game for positioning...
Steven Lassan
1 month ago
Jamaal Williams
Like many seasons for BYU as an independent football program, the Cougars through eight games have faced one of the toughest schedules in the country. According to the Sagarin Rankings, the BYU is ranked 15th in terms of strength of schedule....
Mitch Harper
1 month ago
Malcolm Brogdon has left The Grounds. The face of the program during its rise under Tony Bennett, the steady and cerebral shooting guard capped his career by being voted ACC Player of the Year, Defensive Player of the Year and a consensus first-...
Athlon Sports
1 month ago
Chris Mack and the Musketeers exceeded expectations last season, winning 28 games and spending much of the year ranked in the top 10.   This season, with arguably their three top players back, the Musketeers will be expected to contend for...
Athlon Sports
1 month ago
The NFL is in full swing, and the competition off the field among fans is nearly as heated as the competition on the field on game day.   The Athlon Sports Pro Football Experts Club presented by New Era gives you the...
John Gworek
1 month ago
Trevor Knight
The first eight weeks of the college football season are in the books and Week 8 produced one of the season's biggest upsets with Penn State's victory over Ohio State. While the Buckeyes dropped from the ranks of the unbeaten, the...
Steven Lassan
1 month ago
Terrell Newby
The Saturday night showdown between Nebraska and Wisconsin is one of the most anticipated games for Week 9. The winner of this matchup solidifies a case as the top team in the Big Ten West’s Division and moves a step closer to booking a trip...
Steven Lassan
1 month ago
One of Greg Gard’s biggest challenges in his first full season as Wisconsin’s coach might be distributing playing time on a deep and experienced roster.   The Badgers return their top 10 players in terms of minutes played from a...
Athlon Sports
1 month ago
For one of the few times in 30 years, Arizona won’t play one of the nation’s most difficult non-conference schedules, choosing to play home games against Sacred Heart, Northern Colorado, Grand Canyon, Texas Southern, Cal-Bakersfield,...
Athlon Sports
1 month ago
Week 8 is in the books and the Athlon Sports Cover 2 podcast breaks it all down. Don't forget to subscribe here and rate us if you like (or don't like) what you hear!   - Ohio State fell to Penn State but was the win a...
Braden Gall
1 month ago
Alabama’s defense is so ridiculously talented and utterly dominant that the only thing it can be compared to right now is playing on the “Heisman” skill level in the late NCAA Football video game series.   If you love and...
Jim Weber
1 month ago
Names have changed, and roles have been rearranged at Michigan State, but the Spartans and Tom Izzo will carry their usual knockout power into the important parts of the season. Serious contention for championship belts, however, will probably have...
Athlon Sports
1 month ago
Tom Crean’s team sits in a similar position to last season: Few will pick Indiana to win the Big Ten regular season, but few should be surprised if the Hoosiers deliver. After starting slowly, Indiana finished with gusto, winning the Big Ten...
Athlon Sports
1 month ago
Joe Williams
Week 8 of the 2016 college football season produced several big performances and memorable moments. Alabama continued to distance itself from the rest of the nation, as the Crimson Tide handled Texas A&M to remain unbeaten. LSU and...
Steven Lassan
1 month ago
Leonard Fournette
Week 8 of the 2016 college football season produced several big performances and memorable moments from the SEC. Alabama handled Texas A&M to remain unbeaten and solidify its place as the favorite to win it all in 2016. LSU used...
Steven Lassan
1 month ago
Leonard Fournette
Interim coach Ed Orgeron looks to build momentum for keeping the full-time job at LSU, as the Tigers host Ole Miss in a critical game for positioning within the SEC West on Saturday night. The Rebels won last year’s meeting in convincing...
Steven Lassan
1 month ago
Jalen Hurts
The best matchup of college football’s Week 8 slate takes place in Tuscaloosa, as Alabama hosts Texas A&M in a clash of top 10 teams. Not only does this matchup feature significant implications in the SEC West title picture, but this game...
Steven Lassan
1 month ago
Virginia Tech’s NCAA Tournament drought reached its ninth year in 2015-16, but there were signs that it may soon come to an end. Buzz Williams, entering his third season as head coach, worked his magic and led the Hokies to a nine-win...
Athlon Sports
1 month ago
Butch Pau’u
BYU (4-3) and No. 14 Boise State (6-0) renew their annual series with a Thursday night nationally televised game.   The Broncos are undefeated and ranked in the top 15 for the first time since the 2011 season. The Cougars enter Boise...
Mitch Harper
1 month ago
Skyler Howard
The Week 8 edition of college football’s picks against the spread features predictions for some of Saturday’s biggest games, including Alabama-Texas A&M, West Virginia-TCU, Wisconsin-Iowa and Arkansas-Auburn. Additionally,...
Mitch Light
1 month ago
From the end of March through May 23, Purdue coach Matt Painter must have felt like he was sitting on pins and needles. That’s because the Boilermakers’ leading returning scorers — junior forward Vince Edwards (11.3 ppg) and...
Athlon Sports
1 month ago
Rick Pitino will need to work his Hall of Fame magic as Louisville must replace its three leading scorers, top rebounder and deal with the ongoing fallout from an NCAA investigation that resulted in the school imposing a postseason ban a year ago....
Athlon Sports
1 month ago
Brad Kaaya
The ACC’s Coastal Division once again features a tight battle at the top, but some clarity in the pecking order could be established by Thursday night, as Virginia Tech hosts Miami in a critical game for positioning and division title hopes....
Steven Lassan
1 month ago
Trevor Knight
College football’s Week 8 slate is the official start of the second half of the season, and the action begins on Thursday night with three matchups. Miami travels to Virginia Tech for a key ACC Coastal Division matchup, while Boise State...
Steven Lassan
1 month ago
Athlon Sports' Braden Gall and Mitch Light preview Week 8 in college football.   - Texas A&M and Alabama go head-to-head in a Top 10 showdown of unbeatens. But should the Aggies even show up?    - Two other...
Braden Gall
1 month ago

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