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Dan Mullen
 The College Football Playoff selection committee will release its first rankings today, and no one really knows what to expect. Will the selection committee’s top 25 be a carbon copy of the AP or coaches polls? Will it be wildly...
David Fox
10 months ago
Ten years. That’s how long since the Hendrick Motorsports plane crash, near Martinsville, which took the lives of 10 innocent victims. Among them were owner Rick Hendrick’s son, Ricky, and brother John; nieces Kimberly and Jennifer,...
Tom Bowles
10 months ago
Nick Marshall
By Saturday, the release of the first College Football Playoff top 25 may feel like an afterthought. True, the playoff is one of the defining features of the season, but the first weekend of November is a clear indication of the other major...
David Fox
10 months ago
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 picture...
Athlon Sports
10 months ago
College Football
 Hosts Braden Gall and David Fox recap all of Week 9's action in college football. This week's edition features a healthy SEC West playoff debate (things get heated), wide open races in the Pac-12 South, Big Ten West and ACC...
Braden Gall
10 months ago
Jason Garrett
NFC East archrivals headed in opposite directions will wrap up the Week 8 slate when the Washington Redskins and Dallas Cowboys face off on ESPN’s “Monday Night Football.” The Cowboys (6-1) look to maintain the NFL’s best...
Mark Ross
10 months ago
Will Muschamp
There’s a good chance the fate of Florida coach Will Muschamp was sealed in Florida’s 42-13 loss to Missouri on Oct. 18. But if it wasn’t, the next five games are a make-or-break stretch in Gainesville for the fourth-year coach....
Steven Lassan
10 months ago
Tim Beckman
When Illinois hired Tim Beckman, the administration did so taking a bit on a gamble on a head coach who managed to take Toledo to one bowl game (which the Rockets lost) and never won more than eight games in a season. Now in year three of the...
Athlon Sports
10 months ago
Todd Graham
Casual fans may be forgiven for assuming Arizona State is winning games just with its offense. Todd Graham’s up-tempo coaching style is his calling card and the numbers show it. Arizona State ranks 19th in passing offense and 25th in...
Athlon Sports
10 months ago
Ohio State’s winning streak since losing at home to Virginia Tech has been fueled by the offense. This has overshadowed the work being done with the Buckeyes on defense this season. On Saturday night in Happy Valley, the defense carried Ohio...
Athlon Sports
10 months ago
Connor Cook
Months before the start of the college football season kicked off there was one specific game every college football fan following the Big Ten knew to circle on the calendar. Michigan State will host Ohio State in a rematch of the 2013 Big Ten...
Athlon Sports
10 months ago
Larry Fedora
North Carolina is at it again. The Tar Heels won six out of their last seven games last season to finish 7-6, and coach Larry Fedora’s team is on the same path in 2014. North Carolina edged Virginia 28-27 on Saturday to improve to 4-4 overall...
Steven Lassan
10 months ago
Joshua Dobbs was a forgotten man in Knoxville. After starting four games as a true freshman in 2013, the Alpharetta, Ga., native slipped behind Justin Worley on the depth chart in preseason camp and was destined for a redshirt season. With...
Mitch Light
10 months ago
The College Football Playoff selection committee will release its first top 25 of the season on Tuesday night. Mississippi State and Florida State are almost certain to be among the top four. After that? It’s anyone’s guess — due...
Mitch Light
10 months ago
Aaron Rodgers
Two of the NFL’s best quarterbacks will share the spotlight tonight when the Green Bay Packers take on the New Orleans Saints on NBC. Aaron Rodgers and the Packers (5-2) are in the midst of a four-game winning streak, while Drew Brees and the...
Mark Ross
10 months ago
Ameer Abdullah
Nebraska’s Ameer Abdullah continued his attack on the Nebraska record books with a huge performance in the 42-24 win over Rutgers. The senior – and a leading candidate for the 2014 Heisman Trophy winner – earned Athlon Sports...
Steven Lassan
10 months ago
Chip Kelly
A pair of 5-1 teams that met under similar circumstances last season will get together again when the Philadelphia Eagles take on the Arizona Cardinals this afternoon on FOX. Last season, Philadelphia hosted Arizona following a Week 12 bye. This...
Rob Doster
10 months ago
Calvin Johnson
Plenty of No. 1 wide receivers show up on the Week 8 injury report. Find out below who is shaping up to be a game-time decision, who has already been ruled out and who should be ready to roll. A.J. Green, WR, Cincinnati Bengals vs. Baltimore...
Mark Ross
10 months ago
Reggie Bush
Sunday’s Week 8 action gets off to an early start in London where Detroit is expected to be without one of its top running backs. That’s just one of the key RB or QB injuries associated with today’s games. Giovani Bernard, RB...
Mark Ross
10 months ago
Darren Sproles
Arizona and Philadelphia both have some banged up running backs headed into this afternoon’s Week 8 showdown. Will both teams’ backfields be at full strength and who is going to handle the carries for the Saints tonight against the...
Mark Ross
10 months ago
Jimmy Graham
Detroit’s tight end situation is a mess for Week 8, while New Orleans may not know until around kickoff if it will have its All-Pro on the field. Here’s the latest on those situations and some TE injuries. Jimmy Graham, TE, New...
Mark Ross
10 months ago
Ameer Abdullah
The #FearAmeer campaign was in full force Saturday, but we’re not entirely sure who should be trembling the most when Ameer Abdullah in on the field. Let’s start with Rutgers: Abdullah set a school record with 321 all-purpose...
David Fox
10 months ago
Nebraska running back Ameer Abdullah had a huge day against Rutgers, and the senior continued to stake his claim in the Heisman picture by recording over 200 yards on the ground.Abdullah put the Cornhuskers up 14-7 early in the second quarter with...
Steven Lassan
10 months ago
In Saturday’s game against UAB, Arkansas dipped into the playbook and scored when its offensive lineman Sebastian Tretola threw a touchdown pass in the first half.Yes, that’s correct – an offensive lineman threw a touchdown pass...
Steven Lassan
10 months ago
Martinsville is Jeff Gordon’s ticket to HomesteadJeff Gordon is driving a brand new Hendrick Motorsports chassis this weekend at Martinsville, but his old fortune at the track may be his best weapon in advancing to the Chase for the Sprint...
Geoffrey Miller
10 months ago

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