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Ray Rice
If your fantasy team is still alive, Week 16 is what you have been working towards all season. With no margin for error when it comes to setting your lineup here are some running back injuries you need to know about.Ray Rice, RB, Baltimore Ravens...
Mark Ross
10 months ago
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Ryan Grant
Tulane is back in postseason play for the first time since 2002, when Chris Scelfo guided the Green Wave to the Hawaii Bowl after a 7–5 regular season. This time around, Tulane will be playing its bowl game in its home stadium, the Mercedes-...
Mitch Light
10 months ago
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Melvin Gordon
Wisconsin’s 2014 Big Ten title hopes received a boost on Friday, as running back Melvin Gordon announced his intention to return for next season.Gordon is only a junior but could have left early for the NFL Draft, as he redshirted after...
Steven Lassan
10 months ago
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A new trend has popped up in recent years for college football teams, as some have scheduled games in baseball stadiums. Illinois-Northwestern played at Wrigley Field and Yankee Stadium in New York hosts the Pinstripe Bowl.Boston College and Notre...
Steven Lassan
10 months ago
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Branden Oliver
Schools that are separated by 2,600 miles on opposite coasts will meet for the first time ever on the gridiron when Buffalo and San Diego State face off in the Famous Idaho Potato Bowl in Boise, Idaho.Buffalo went 8-4 and finished second (6-2) in...
Mark Ross
10 months ago
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Oregon announced it will have new Nike “Mach Speed” uniforms for its Dec. 30 bowl matchup against Texas.This uniform is also a sneak peek at what to expect from the Ducks in 2014.According to the Nike release, here's a sample about...
Steven Lassan
10 months ago
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Louisville Cardinals
Like it or not, Las Vegas rarely gets it wrong, so tracking betting lines should always be a big part of each football weekend — even if there are no bets on the line. I finished the regular season 43-34-1 and that is where — if it were...
Braden Gall
10 months ago
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Sammy Watkins
The college bowl season is a great opportunity for us to get a look at the next crop of fantasy football stars. Pre-draft Combine and Pro Day workouts are fun, but nothing beats evaluating a player in live game action under the bright lights of a...
Athlon Sports
10 months ago
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Baylor Bears
The 2013 college football regular season had distinct and unique character. The No. 2 team in the nation didn’t lose every weekend like in 2007. And one player didn’t captivate the nation like Cam Newton in 2010 or Johnny Manziel last...
Braden Gall
10 months ago
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Jon Gruden
Jon Gruden is back in the coaching rumor carousel once again. Last year the former NFL coach was mentioned prominently as a name to watch at Tennessee. Now the rumor mill has placed Gruden in the mix at Texas. If you are following along on Twitter...
Steven Lassan
10 months ago
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The 35 bowl games on this year’s roster may be too many for some.That’s fine. For some of us, that’s not enough. Not just because if the insatiable need for December and January college football. Bowl games — especially bad...
David Fox
10 months ago
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Sean Miller
The Pac-12 finally returned to national prominence last season with five NCAA bids, placing two teams in the Sweet 16.This season may be even better. The Pac-12 and the Big Ten are the only conferences with two undefeated teams, and Arizona and...
David Fox
10 months ago
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Could there be room for a third or fourth team in the two-team race for the Big 12 title?The return of Marcus Smart to Oklahoma State and the arrival of Andrew Wiggins at Kansas appeared to set up those two programs atop the Big 12 this season.One...
David Fox
10 months ago
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Arkansas State has hired North Carolina offensive coordinator Blake Anderson as its new head coach. Anderson will replace Bryan Harsin, who left to replace Chris Petersen at Boise State.This is Anderson’s first head coaching job, but he has...
Steven Lassan
10 months ago
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Derek Carr
Fresno State and USC are separated by less than 300 miles, but the two California programs have met only twice on the gridiron. That number will change on Saturday, as the Bulldogs and Trojans are set to kickoff the first weekend of bowl action...
Steven Lassan
10 months ago
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Virginia Tech Hokies
Numbers and statistics are unquestionably a huge part of the game. Some like to keep it simple and use the ol' eyeball test, while others fall on the sabermetric side of things. In the football world, that means total offense, total...
Braden Gall
10 months ago
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Clemson Tigers
The 2013 college football regular season had distinct and unique character. The No. 2 team in the nation didn’t lose every weekend like in 2007. And one player didn’t captivate the nation like Cam Newton in 2010 or Johnny Manziel last...
Braden Gall
10 months ago
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Connor Halliday
Think there are too many bowl games this year? Don’t tell that to Colorado State and Washington State. The Rams and Cougars are set to open the bowl season in Albuquerque, and even though the combined record of these two teams is 13-12, this...
Steven Lassan
10 months ago
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Suffice to say, the SEC has not shaken out the way anyone would have predicted in mid-December.Missouri is the last undefeated team in the league, and Kentucky has the same amount of losses as Vanderbilt and Auburn. Granted, not every loss or...
David Fox
10 months ago
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Let’s get this out of the way: The greatest conference in college basketball history the ACC is not. ... yet.Don’t blame the powerhouses, though. Even though North Carolina has two losses it would like to forget, the Tar Heels have...
David Fox
10 months ago
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Julian Edelman
Calvin Johnson hasn't scored a touchdown or gone over 100 yards in two straight games, but he's still No. 1 on Athlon Sports' fantasy football Week 16 wide receiver rankings. For one, Johnson still leads his peers in fantasy points,...
Mark Ross
10 months ago
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DeMarco Murray
Even though he had just 20 yards rushing, is there any question who sits atop Athlon Sports' fantasy football Week 16 running back rankings? Jamaal Charles probably single-handedly won many a fantasy game last week after scoring five total...
Mark Ross
10 months ago
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Justin Tucker
Matt Prater is still No. 1 on Athlon Sports' fantasy football Week 16 kicker rankings, but there's no doubt who the most polarizing kicker is. After booting six field goals on Monday night, including the eventual game-winner from 61 yards...
Mark Ross
10 months ago
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Kirk Cousins
Peyton Manning is on the verge of reaching some significant milestones, so no one should be surprised to see him leading off Athlon Sports' fantasy football Week 16 quarterback rankings. But while Manning no doubt carried many a fantasy team to...
Mark Ross
10 months ago
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Richard Sherman
After flexing its muscles on the road last week, Seattle increased its grip on the No. 1 spot on Athlon Sports' fantasy football Week 16 defense/special teams rankings. The Seahawks picked off Eli Manning five times and recorded four sacks in...
Mark Ross
10 months ago

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