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It began with blowouts in Minneapolis and Bloomington on Thursday night. Saturday got started with more one-sided affairs in Madison, Columbus and Ann Arbor. It all ended with an thoroughly entertaining Week 1 finale in Berkeley. And in between,...
Braden Gall
11 months ago
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Les Miles
Ole Miss topped Vanderbilt in the only Week 1 matchup between SEC teams, but there were several other schools that made a statement in the first weekend of the season. LSU picked up a solid non-conference win over TCU in Arlington; Florida looked...
Mitch Light
11 months ago
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The first weekend of college football season delivered in all the ways we hoped it would.Clemson gave us a legitimate party-crasher for the SEC’s dominance and raised the bar for a Tigers fan base used to having their dreams crushed in the...
David Fox
11 months ago
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Oregon ducks
Fans need to prepare for a wild season out west if the first weekend was any indication. Sure, division contenders Stanford and Arizona State were on bye while Oregon, UCLA and Arizona rolled to typically one-sided wins against over-matched...
Braden Gall
11 months ago
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Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel spent the first half of Saturday’s game on the sidelines due to a suspension from the offseason autograph scandal. However, Manziel didn’t let that slow him down against Rice, completing 6 of 8...
Steven Lassan
11 months ago
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NC State opened the Dave Doeren era with an impressive 40-14 win over Louisiana Tech. However, victory came at a heavy price. Quarterback Brandon Mitchell suffered a foot fracture against the Bulldogs and will be out four to six weeks.Mitchell...
Steven Lassan
11 months ago
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Michigan State defensive back Kurtis Drummond had quite the game in the opener against Western Michigan. Drummond returned an interception 21 yards for a touchdown in the first quarter and later followed up that play with a crazy one-handed...
Steven Lassan
11 months ago
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It’s the first week of the college football season, so coaches and players are bound to have some rust.However, FAU committed a silly blunder against Miami on Friday night, which is simply the result of not paying attention to the down marker...
Steven Lassan
11 months ago
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AJ McCarron
Alabama begins its national title defense with a trip to a familiar destination – Atlanta. The Crimson Tide played and won two out of the last four SEC Championships in the Georgia Dome, including last year’s 32-28 thriller over Georgia...
Steven Lassan
11 months ago
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Aaron Murray
It’s only Week 1 of the 2013 college football season, but the stakes are high for Georgia and Clemson in Death Valley on Saturday night. Both teams have national title aspirations, and while a loss won’t knock either out of the BCS...
Steven Lassan
11 months ago
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Casey Pachall
Week 1 of the college football season doesn’t have a ton of marquee matchups, but there should be plenty of intrigue when LSU and TCU meet in Arlington, Texas on Saturday night.Adding to the interest level for Saturday night’s game is a...
Steven Lassan
11 months ago
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UCF-Akron wasn’t much of a game on Thursday night, as the Knights rolled to an easy 38-7 win in the opener.However, the game provided one of the weekend’s top plays, as UCF quarterback Blake Bortles had the ball slip out of his hand,...
Steven Lassan
11 months ago
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South Carolina defensive end Jadeveon Clowney didn’t make a huge impact on the stat sheet on Thursday night (three tackles), but the junior was around the line of scrimmage most of the night. Clowney’s presence altered North Carolina...
Steven Lassan
11 months ago
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Adrian Peterson
FOX Sports sideline reporter Pam Oliver was the first to deliver the news. Only moments after the Vikings’ 2012 regular season ended, Oliver set about informing Adrian Peterson of his high-profile disappointment.As Oliver stopped Peterson on...
Athlon Sports
11 months ago
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With Michael Brewer nursing a back injury, Texas Tech had a difficult decision to make at quarterback with two inexperienced options vying for snaps. But according to ESPN’s Jake Trotter, Red Raiders have selected true freshman (and walk-on)...
Steven Lassan
11 months ago
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Eli Manning
The disappointment that the Giants felt when they missed the playoffs last season, 11 months after winning the Super Bowl, was only matched by their shock and confusion. They were 9–7, which isn’t bad. Along the way they beat some of...
Athlon Sports
11 months ago
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Tom Brady
The Patriots’ championship window, or at least the Tom Brady era, is approaching its end, but there is no reason to believe that another AFC East title isn’t on the way this season. The Bills, Jets and Dolphins do not appear ready to...
Athlon Sports
11 months ago
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Washington has a huge game against Boise State on Saturday night, and it appears the Huskies will be without one of their top weapons. According to Adam Jude of The Seattle Times, tight end Austin Seferian-Jenkins will be suspended for the opener....
Steven Lassan
11 months ago
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The new Big East has a leg up on other basketball leagues that don’t have major college football. That’s clear. Georgetown, Villanova, Marquette, St. John’s and even Butler and Xavier are established basketball brands.The ...
David Fox
11 months ago
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Florida State Seminoles
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.Whether you condone gambling or not, think of it as becoming a more...
Braden Gall
11 months ago
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Funny Fantasy Football Team Names
The NFL season is right around the corner, which means it’s almost time for everyone’s real favorite sport — fantasy football. It takes a strong draft, savvy free-agent eye and a little luck to win your league. But it just takes...
Nathan Rush
11 months ago
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Gameday.Contact us on twitter with a link or a tip we should include each day. (@AthlonSteven)College Football's Must-Read Stories Around the Web for Thursday, August 29thSports Illustrated's Andy Staples says the NCAA would be better off...
Steven Lassan
11 months ago
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Cincinnati opens the Tommy Tuberville era with a tough matchup against Purdue. But the Bearcats will break out a new helmet for Saturday’s game, choosing to ditch their traditional black scheme for a white version.Check out the helmets...
Steven Lassan
11 months ago
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Mississippi State has a tough opener in Houston against Oklahoma State this Saturday. The Bulldogs are a double-digit underdog for this week’s game and need a big game from quarterback Tyler Russell to beat the Cowboys.Mississippi State will...
Steven Lassan
11 months ago
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Jordan Matthews
The only conference game in the SEC for Week 1 takes place in Nashville. Vanderbilt hosts Ole Miss in a key early season matchup on Thursday night. The Commodores opened SEC play on Thursday night last year but lost 17-13 to South Carolina.Both...
Steven Lassan
11 months ago

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