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Alabama Crimson Tide
It's starting to get boring — although, the 2015 recruiting national championship race was closer than it has been in years.  Steve Sarkisian and USC made a valiant push, landing big name after big name over the final 48 hours...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
Auburn Tigers
National Signing Day 2015 is (mostly) over and Alabama is once again the champion of the recruiting trail, according to ESPN and 247Sports. In fact, it's almost boring how good Nick Saban and Alabama has been at luring talent to Tuscaloosa,...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
Larry Brown
The NCAA Tournament can be something like a big family reunion, gathering names and faces we haven’t seen in years. As always, this year’s Tournament will have its share of long lost faces we may have had fond memories of in the...
David Fox
1 year ago
Billy Donovan
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — For most of Tuesday’s game at Vanderbilt, Florida coach Billy Donovan appeared to operate at a simmer. He spent stretches of the second half seated in his folding chair on the Florida bench at the baseline....
David Fox
1 year ago
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David Fox
1 year ago
Running back recruit Chris Warren had a hard time deciding between Washington and Texas on National Signing Day. So the high school senior used a coin flip to decide where he would spend the next four years of his collegiate career. Here...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
On college football’s signing day, the term “big recruit” is always tossed around at all 128 FBS programs. That term could be used to describe a recruit that fills a huge need or someone that the program fought hard to hold onto...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
College football’s National Signing Day always brings a few interesting moments from recruits as they decide where to continue their playing career for the next four years. Receiver Preston Williams signed with Tennessee on Wednesday and...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Athlon Sports keeps college football fans updated throughout National Signing Day with every important announcement — with a little Crystal Ball help from the good folks at 247Sports.com. Below is the list of every four- or five-...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
New England Patriots
Use the phrase “Greatest of All-Time” in any argument and it’s bound to escalate quickly.   But other than Jerry Rice or Michael Jordan, there are no clear answers to the eternal G.O.A.T question in sports. But after Tom...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
Kyler Murray
Signing Day is one of the top events during college football’s offseason. After months (and potentially years of deliberating) high school prospects can officially fax a letter of intent on Wednesday, Feb. 4 to declare where they will...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Texas A&M Aggies
Teenagers are complicated, fickle, naive creatures who seldom have any perspective on the trappings of adult life or that every action carries a consequence. Few 16-year-old kids in this country know what they want to do with the rest of their...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
The first Wednesday in February is essentially Christmas for every college football head coach. After months of hard work on the recruiting trail, coaches will hit the offices bright and early on Wednesday for National Signing Day to welcome a new...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
A.J. Green
Nearly six years to the day since the receiver class of 2008 signed letters of intent to play college football, the class continued to dazzle. In Super Bowl XLIX on Sunday, Seahawks receiver Jermaine Kearse fell onto his back, bobbled the...
David Fox
1 year ago
Rob Gronkowski Super Bowl XLIX
For a fourth time in their history, the New England Patriots are the champions of the NFL. While the party is just getting started in Foxboro, Mass., and for Patriots fans worldwide, the rest of the league’s focus has already shifted to the...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
Many believe National Signing Day to be the end of a long, arduous process after months of evaluations, official visits and message-boarding. To me, Signing Day is just the beginning of the process as thousands of new star athletes take the first...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
Julio Jones
The "modern" recruiting era is tied directly to the online recruiting websites. Rivals and Scout began the explosion around 2001 and ESPN and 247Sports have powerfully entered the market since. The rankings databases only go back 10...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
Darren McFadden
The era of the superstar running back is coming to a close. Or is it about to be re-started? In the last two NFL drafts, no team felt it necessary to take a running back with a first-round pick. The 2008 draft class that included five...
David Fox
1 year ago
Ezekiel Elliott tattoo
Running back Ezekiel Elliott was one of the key performers in Ohio State’s run to the college football national championship in 2014. The sophomore rushed for at least 220 yards in each of his final three games and is one of the early...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Quinn Cook
As the calendar turns to February, Kentucky stands alone. The Wildcats are the only undefeated team remaining after Virginia’s 69-63 loss to Duke on Saturday, allowing Kentucky to enter rare territory. In the last 10 seasons, only...
David Fox
1 year ago
Montrezl Harrell
The college basketball Saturday has turned into the Day of Dunksand that’s before the primetime slate has started. Louisville’s Montrezl Harrell gave us perhaps the alley oop of the season, but all good things have to wait. ...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
New York Giants receiver Odell Beckham Jr. made some spectacular one-handed receptions as a rookie, and the LSU product recently grabbed 33 one-handed catches in 60 seconds to set a new record. The previous mark in the Guinness World Records was...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Seattle can join a rather exclusive club with a win over New England in Super Bowl XLIX. It would mark the ninth time in the Super Bowl era that a team was able to repeat as champion. Where would the Seahawks rank among past repeat champs? Let...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Super Bowl XLIX
Two teams with their sights set on making history will conclude the 2014 NFL season when the New England Patriots and Seattle Seahawks face off Sunday in Super Bowl XLIX on NBC. The Seahawks have come to University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale,...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
Jerian Grant
Great college basketball teams can only go as far as their star players take them. Where would UConn be last March without Shabazz Napier’s constant heroics? As the calendar flips to February and conference play intensifies, coaches are...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago

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