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Will Muschamp
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...
Steven Lassan
2 weeks ago
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Huston Mason
The third week of the season will either be a good chance to finish some chores or a chance to see some major upsets.After the excitement of Week 1 and the overload of primetime games in Week 2, the third week of the season brings lighter fare.For...
David Fox
2 weeks ago
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Marcus Mariota
College football has become so infatuated with new that sometimes it takes an effort to put in perspective the greatness of a familiar name.Marcus Mariota has been in the college game longer than Johnny Manziel and Jameis Winston, so it’s too...
David Fox
2 weeks ago
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Marcus Mariota
The Heisman race is the only sports award that determines its field of contenders before the season actually starts. As such, we’ll keep track of all the contenders (and pretenders) for the award here.In Week 2, the potential frontrunner...
David Fox
2 weeks ago
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Mark Dantonio
In two weeks, the Big Ten is doing its part to make sure the College Football Playoff selection committee doesn’t have to address one of its fundamental issues.As of Sept. 6, the dilemma of picking potential representatives of five power...
David Fox
2 weeks ago
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Colin Kaepernick
Two of the NFL’s most successful and recognized franchises face off to open their 2014 seasons, as the San Francisco 49ers and Dallas Cowboys are set to meet this afternoon on FOX. The 49ers are looking to dethrone the Seahawks in the NFC...
Mark Ross
2 weeks ago
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Peyton Manning
Reigning AFC Champion Denver begins its quest for a return trip to the Super Bowl by hosting Indianapolis tonight on NBC. Broncos’ general manager John Elway has retooled the defense in hopes of giving Peyton Manning and the offense more...
Mark Ross
2 weeks ago
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BYU easily handled Texas 41-7 on Saturday night. Quarterback Taysom Hill was the catalyst for the Cougars’ victory, throwing for 181 yards on 18 completions and rushing for 99 yards and three scores on 24 attempts. Hill’s dual-...
Steven Lassan
2 weeks ago
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LSU freshman running back Leonard Fournette was one of the nation’s top recruits and there was considerable hype surrounding his debut this year. Fournette was quiet in the opener against Wisconsin and rushed for only 18 yards on eight...
Steven Lassan
2 weeks ago
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Everett Golson
After Saturday night, Notre Dame and Michigan both should have good reason to want to continue a rivalry that ended with a 31-0 Irish win.Notre Dame certainly would want to continue to embarrass Michigan in perpetuity. Michigan would likely want to...
David Fox
2 weeks ago
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Ifo Ekpre-Olomu
Oregon has done many things since it became the leading program in the country for the hurry-up spread offense.Saturday, though, may be one of its finest moments.The Ducks scored 46 points against a Michigan State/Pat Narduzzi defense. Consider...
David Fox
2 weeks ago
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Cody Kessler
USC’s upset of Stanford may have not been convincing enough to reset all of our expectations of the Pac-12, but it was a statement.USC proved a week ago it can win with a dominating performance. Saturday proved the Trojans can win ugly....
David Fox
2 weeks ago
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A school or an athletic director communicating on behalf of a coach with league officials regarding a dispute isn’t uncommon — days after the fact.USC athletic director Pat Haden apparently couldn’t wait. At one point in the...
David Fox
2 weeks ago
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A week after an upset win over Northwestern, California kept the momentum going with a blowout victory over Sacramento State.Receiver Kenny Lawler added the Golden Bears’ good vibes with one of the weekend’s best catches. Lawler made a...
Steven Lassan
2 weeks ago
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Ameer Abdullah saved Nebraska from embarrassment with a wild 58-yard catch for the Cornhuskers’ game-winning score in a 31-24 over McNeese State of the FCS.Abdullah broke five tackles on a short pass from Tommy Armstrong with 1:03 to go...
David Fox
2 weeks ago
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UTSA’s upset bid against Arizona came up short in Week 2. However, the Roadrunners certainly had a good showing against the Wildcats.One of the top highlights of Week 2 came when UTSA’s Josiah Monroe demolished an Arizona player in the...
Steven Lassan
2 weeks ago
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Matt Ryan
Fresh off an appearance on HBO's “Hard Knocks,“ the Atlanta Falcons hope to deal an early blow to what many expect to be a Saints juggernaut in the NFC South. New Orleans is a near-unanimous choice to win the division, but an upset...
Rob Doster
2 weeks ago
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Joe Flacco
Two teams with postseason aspirations collide in an AFC North tilt that already carries serious implications for both. The Bengals are in the midst of their best run in franchise history but have no postseason wins to show for it. A division title...
Rob Doster
2 weeks ago
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J.T. Barrett
Virginia Tech and Ohio State passed their opening week tests, but a tougher challenge is ahead on Saturday night in Columbus. The Hokies are one of the favorites in a wide-open Coastal Division and handled FCS opponent William & Mary 34-9 in...
Steven Lassan
2 weeks ago
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Devin Gardner
The non-conference matchup between Michigan and Notre Dame features two of college football’s most-storied programs and has been played consecutively since 2002. But after Saturday’s game, this series is on hiatus, as the schools do not...
Steven Lassan
2 weeks ago
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Oregon Ducks
Normally, Week 1 is a great place to make some cash. Not for me. I broke even at 3-3 last week and will attempt to rebuild my already mediocre reputation. The big thing to consider for Week 2 is line swings. Vanderbilt (+20) against Ole...
Braden Gall
2 weeks ago
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Marcus Mariota
All eyes in the college football world will be focused on Eugene, Ore. this Saturday, as Michigan State takes on Oregon in a clash of top 10 teams. The Spartans handled Jacksonville State 45-7 last Friday and dodged a bullet after a nasty hit to...
Steven Lassan
2 weeks ago
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Each week, Geoffrey Miller’s “Five Things to Watch” will help you catch up on the biggest stories of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series’ upcoming race weekend. This week, Miller looks back on the season to date and what influence...
Geoffrey Miller
2 weeks ago
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College Football
Hosts Braden Gall and Steven Lassan previews all of the big action from Week 2 including Michigan State-Oregon, USC-Stanford, Michigan-Notre Dame, BYU-Texas and so much more. The guys also give their locks of the week against the spread as well....
Braden Gall
2 weeks ago
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Rob Gronkowski
Jimmy Graham is unquestionably the top choice at his position in Athlon Sports' Week 1 Fantasy Football Tight End Rankings, but chances are the majority of the attention instead will be on a certain Patriot. Rob Gronkowski has already declared...
Mark Ross
2 weeks ago

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