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Aaron Craft
For those a little late to the party: Welcome to basketball season.College football is over, and conference play has started. For the casual fan, this is when the basketball lightbulb goes on.This weekend won’t have a true headline game,...
David Fox
9 months ago
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Kevin Sumlin
College football’s 2013 season is officially in the books. While kickoff for the 2014 season is still months away, it’s never too early to start looking at rosters, depth charts and coaching changes for teams poised to make a jump in...
Steven Lassan
9 months ago
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Marcus Mariota
Johnny Manziel couldn’t do it. Neither could Jason White, Matt Leinart, Tim Tebow, Mark Ingram or Sam Bradford.So why is Jameis Winston any different?The odds of Winston repeating as the Heisman Trophy winner are slim to none. It’s not...
Braden Gall
9 months ago
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With the demise of the BCS it’s tempting to jump right ahead to thoughts of the College Football Playoff.The regular season still matters, though. By spring, every college football fan will be hungry for the first week of the season, not...
David Fox
9 months ago
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Roy Williams
Syracuse, you’re on notice.North Carolina lost 63-57 at home to Miami on Wednesday night, the Tar Heels’ second consecutive loss to an unranked team. Meanwhile, Syracuse is undefeated, playing at home on Saturday, and on paper shouldn...
David Fox
9 months ago
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Tre Mason
Auburn running back Tre Mason has decided to declare for the NFL Draft. The junior was one of the top playmakers in the nation this year, rushing for 1,816 yards and 23 touchdowns on 317 carries.Mason finished sixth in the 2013 Heisman Trophy...
Steven Lassan
9 months ago
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Bobby Petrino
After one season at Western Kentucky, Bobby Petrino has been hired at Louisville to replace Charlie Strong.It’s a homecoming of sorts for Petrino, who was the head coach at Louisville from 2003-06. During his four years with the Cardinals,...
Steven Lassan
9 months ago
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Kliff Kingsbury
With college football’s 2013 season completed, it’s time to take a look back at the season that was amd review the performance of all 125 teams before 2014 kicks off. College football’s coach carousel was quite active last...
Steven Lassan
9 months ago
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BCS National Championship Game
Numbers and statistics are unquestionably a huge part of the game. In particular, the most important game of the college football season.Some fall on the sabermetric side of things, while others like to keep it simple and use the ol' eyeball...
Braden Gall
9 months ago
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Let’s start with this: An undefeated season in college basketball is extremely, extremely unlikely.So much so, we’re about ready to call matching Indiana’s 32-0 season from 1975-76 impossible.Five teams remain in the hunt, though...
David Fox
9 months ago
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The 2014 season is over, so it’s time to start talking a little 2014 football. First, hosts Braden Gall and David Fox put Florida State’s championship into perspective. The question: Did Jameis Winston just complete the best...
David Fox
9 months ago
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Johnny Manziel
In a move that should surprise no one, Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel has decided to declare for the NFL Draft.Manziel leaves College Station after just two years with the Aggies. He claimed the Heisman Trophy in 2012 by throwing for 3,...
Steven Lassan
9 months ago
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Texas Longhorns
Fans and media critics alike toss around words like “greatest” and “all-time” fairly liberally. I am not immune from this type of hyperbole, as I’ve been known to wax poetically about most, best or awesome-est games,...
Braden Gall
9 months ago
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Jake Waters
College football’s 2013 season is officially in the books. While kickoff for the 2014 season is still months away, it’s never too early to start looking at rosters, depth charts and coaching changes for teams poised to make a jump in...
Steven Lassan
9 months ago
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Oregon Ducks
Tune in to the Athlon Sports Cover 2 Podcast as our staff talks college football every week leading up to the 2014 season.iTunes | Podcast ArchiveThe dust has barely settled on what was a truly magnificent ending to the BCS era. Not only in the...
Braden Gall
9 months ago
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When folks are looking for a place to vacation, maybe they consult well-traveled friends. When they’re looking for a place to eat, maybe they ask their favorite foodie or consult Yelp.The bottom line, when you’re looking for the best,...
David Fox
9 months ago
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Johnny Jones
No question the top storyline in 2013-14 for the casual fan — and even a handful of NBA fans — is the glut of elite freshmen.Andrew Wiggins, Jabari Parker, Julius Randle and Aaron Gordon have become appointment viewing. Anyone paying...
David Fox
9 months ago
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Marcus Paige
The last few weeks have given a few big-name programs and coaches much to think about on the practice court.Louisville is recalibrating without Chane Behanan for a team that already showed flaws that could prevent the Cardinals from defending their...
David Fox
9 months ago
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Florida State Seminoles
Florida State claimed its second BCS title with a 34-31 victory over Auburn. While the Seminoles still have plenty of time to celebrate their national championship, it’s never too early to look ahead to what could be in store next season....
Steven Lassan
9 months ago
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Auburn Tigers
Auburn’s run at the national championship fell short in Pasadena, but the Tigers have nothing to be ashamed about after a 34-31 loss to Florida State. Auburn was a heavy underdog to the Seminoles, yet managed to lead 21-10 at halftime and...
Steven Lassan
9 months ago
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Florida State Seminoles
The BCS is dead. After 16 years of picking a two-team tournament, the Bowl Championship Series took its final breath in the form of a second BCS championship for Florida State. The Noles won one of the greatest college games played in a 34-31 final...
Braden Gall
9 months ago
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Indianapolis Colts
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
9 months ago
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The BCS acronym is kind of perfect, really.It’s as if the organizers wanted to make sure BS made its way in there somehow.Even the name spelled out is all wrong: Bowl Championship Series. The "championship" involves one game, hardly...
David Fox
9 months ago
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Bob Stoops
In a literal sense, the college football postseason is one meaningful game preceded by 34 exhibitions.Maybe that’s true to a degree, but the bowl season has a way of setting the storylines for the offseason. After all, this is the only...
David Fox
9 months ago
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The final BCS championship game was billed as a matchup between the team that dominated all year and the team that found ways to win in unlikely fashion.Florida State proved they can be one in the same in defeating Auburn 34-31 for the BCS...
David Fox
9 months ago

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