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Jalen Hurts
College football’s Week 7 slate kicks off on Wednesday night with another Sun Belt midweek showdown, as Appalachian State travels to UL Lafayette in a key conference matchup for both teams. Navy and East Carolina was slated for Thursday but...
Steven Lassan
1 month ago
The hot seat watch in 2016-17 could focus on two conferences in particular.   The Big Ten and SEC both have coaches who need to perform right away. Some are coaches who have exceled at a mid-major level (Mike Anderson at Arkansas, John Groce...
Mitch Light
1 month ago
This offseason turned out to be a good time for non-blue bloods to be in the market for a new coach.   Few major power programs waded into the coaching carousel. One of college basketball’s most historically proud programs hired a new...
David Fox
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
Scott Satterfield
The Sun Belt’s midweek October slate continues on Wednesday night, as Appalachian State hits the road for a matchup against UL Lafayette. The Mountaineers were the overwhelming favorite in the Sun Belt this preseason and maintain that edge...
Steven Lassan
1 month ago
J.T. Barrett
The first six weeks of the college football season are in the books. And as expected, the 2016 season has already experienced some unexpected teams on the rise and on the decline. Florida State was picked by many as a preseason favorite to reach...
Steven Lassan
1 month ago
For the third consecutive year, Duke and Kentucky are ranked first and second nationally in the recruiting rankings. The team that’s No. 1 and the team that’s No. 2 seems to change from year to year, but the point stands.   No...
David Fox
1 month ago
This isn’t a new concept for any who has followed college basketball in recent years, but transfers can change the entire complexion of a season.   Just ask Syracuse. The Orange had been hurting from the departure of three key players...
David Fox
1 month ago
It would only be fitting if the Oregon Ducks showed up to their next game wearing uniforms modeled after Spanish matadors to honor the “olé” defense they have been playing thus far this season.   Under the watchful eye of former...
Jim Weber
1 month ago
It’s 8:45 a.m. on a Friday in Indianapolis, and Michael Kaltenmark is whipping around the Butler University campus in a 2014 Ford Transit. He and his passengers have a busy schedule to keep, so he disregards the “permit required”...
David Fox
1 month ago
The 2016-17 Athlon Sports college basketball All-America team is full of surprises.   First, the easiest pick for the first team is a Duke player who elected to return to school rather than go to the NBA Draft. That’s right, top...
Athlon Sports
1 month ago
Dalvin Cook
Week 6 of the 2016 college football season produced several big performances and memorable moments from the ACC. Florida State extended its winning streak against Miami to seven, Clemson easily defeated Boston College on Friday night, NC State beat...
Steven Lassan
1 month ago
Jake Browning
Week 6 of the 2016 college football season produced several big performances and memorable moments. Texas A&M edged Tennessee in an overtime thriller, Alabama dominated Arkansas, Florida State escaped Miami with its seventh win in a row in this...
Steven Lassan
1 month ago
Athlon Sports' Braden Gall and Mitch Light preview Week 6 in college football.   - The SEC schedule once again dominates the national headlines. Tennessee visits Texas A&M while Arkansas hosts Alabama. (And for good measure...
Braden Gall
2 months ago
Mark Dantonio
Life comes at you fast. The same can be said about any college football season. One week the nation is buzzing about you being a College Football Playoff contender and then a few weeks later, the buzz is now saying your season is a lost cause....
Mitch Harper
2 months ago
Mike MacIntyre
Arizona State saw USC’s full colors last week, as true freshman quarterback Sam Darnold unloaded for 352 yards and three touchdowns. JuJu Smith-Schuster did his usual dance all over the hearts of opposing defenders, going off for 123 yards...
Josh Webb
2 months ago
Jalen Hurts
Alabama puts its No. 1 ranking and spot atop the SEC West on the line Saturday night, as Nick Saban’s Crimson Tide hits the road for a trip to Fayetteville and a matchup against Arkansas. The Razorbacks are looking for a marquee win under...
Steven Lassan
2 months ago
Joshua Dobbs
Tennessee has crossed two major hurdles in recent weeks with victories over Georgia and Florida, but the schedule won’t get any easier for the Volunteers with a trip to College Station against Texas A&M this Saturday. This is the first...
Steven Lassan
2 months ago
Brad Kaaya
Florida State is off to a disappointing 3-2 start this year, but the Seminoles still have plenty to play for, including a trip to Miami on Saturday against the rival Hurricanes. Under coach Jimbo Fisher’s watch, Florida State has owned Miami...
Steven Lassan
2 months ago
Tommy Armstrong
After a disappointing 6-7 record in coach Mike Riley’s first season, Nebraska is off to a 5-0 start and ranked No. 12 in the latest Associated Press top 25. The Cornhuskers started the year by defeating non-conference foes Fresno State,...
Steven Lassan
2 months ago
Trevor Knight
The Week 6 edition of college football’s picks against the spread features predictions for some of Saturday’s biggest games, including Tennessee-Texas A&M, Florida State-Miami and Alabama-Arkansas. Additionally, conference matchups...
Mitch Light
2 months 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
2 months ago
Jalen Hurts
College football’s Week 6 slate kicks off on Wednesday night, as Georgia Southern and Arkansas State meet for a midweek showdown between two of the Sun Belt’s top programs. Thursday night’s action features two Group of 5...
Steven Lassan
2 months ago
Matt Breida
Arkansas State and Georgia Southern entered 2016 as two of the top teams in the Sun Belt, but both programs enter October still looking to put all of the pieces together in an effort to challenge Appalachian State for the conference title. This...
Steven Lassan
2 months ago
J.T. Barrett
The first five weeks of the college football season are in the books. And as expected, the 2016 season has already experienced some unexpected teams on the rise and on the decline. Florida State was picked by many as a preseason favorite to reach...
Steven Lassan
2 months ago

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