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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
4 months ago
Baker Mayfield
The schedule for college football’s 2015-16 bowl season is finalized. The postseason is bigger and better than ever with 41 overall games, including the two playoff matchups – Orange and Cotton on Dec. 31 – with the national...
Steven Lassan
4 months ago
Bronco Mendenhall
It’s rare to see a college football coach hire catch the media by surprise. In most coaching searches, the names and interest level between the candidates and the programs are known and rumored about until the job is filled. However,...
Steven Lassan
4 months ago
Will Muschamp
South Carolina’s lengthy coaching search to replace Steve Spurrier ended on Sunday with the announcement of Will Muschamp as the program’s next head coach. Muschamp went 28-21 at Florida from 2011-14 and heads to Columbia after a one-...
Steven Lassan
4 months ago
Nick Saban
College football’s 2015 regular season is over and all 41 bowl and playoff matchups are set. The bowl season kicks off in Orlando with the inaugural Cure Bowl on Dec. 19 and concludes with the national championship in Glendale...
Steven Lassan
4 months ago
Derrick Henry
Alabama is back in the College Football Playoff for the second year in a row, and coach Nick Saban’s team enters the postseason riding a 10-game winning streak, with nine of those victories coming by 13 points or more. The Crimson Tide own...
Steven Lassan
4 months ago
Bob Stoops
Before the 2014 season kicked off, Oklahoma was seen as one of the favorites for a spot in the inaugural College Football Playoff field. When the final gun sounded on their season, the 8-5 Sooners had put together one of the most disappointing...
Allen Kenney
4 months ago
Dabo Swinney
The matchups for the 2015-16 College Football Playoff are set. Clemson ranked as the No. 1 team in the committee’s rankings in each release, and the Tigers held on for the top overall seed for the playoff. Coach Dabo Swinney’s team will...
Steven Lassan
4 months ago
Alabama Crimson Tide
David Fox and Braden Gall break down Championship Saturday and the 2015 College Football Playoff bracket. The Playoff bracket is out! Clemson will face Oklahoma in Miami while Alabama will face Michigan State in Dallas. Did the Committee get...
Braden Gall
4 months ago
Christian McCaffrey
Week 14 of the college football season is in the books. The weekend slate provided plenty of highlights, big plays, standout performances and surprises.  With another weekend of action in the books, it’s time to hand...
Steven Lassan
4 months ago
Week 14 of the college football season is officially in the books. With the playoff and bowl picture coming into focus, there were no shortage of critical games or must-see matchups on Saturday. And the weekend slate produced its share of...
Steven Lassan
4 months ago
Bronco Mendenhall
Since 1972, BYU football has only had three head coaches in that span. After Friday afternoon’s shocking announcement that Bronco Mendenhall would be leaving BYU to become the head coach at Virginia, the Cougars will now begin the...
Mitch Harper
4 months ago
Michigan State Spartans
I wrapped up one of my best seasons against the spread last week with a modest 3-2 mark. Betting against Les Miles was a mistake on so many levels. However, after going 3-2 last week, I've finished the year 50-33. I, and every gambler on...
Braden Gall
4 months ago
Marquise Williams
Conference championship games are a key part of every college football season. It’s the last chance for Heisman candidates to make an impression, there’s playoff implications among the Power 5 leagues, and these games also play a role...
Steven Lassan
4 months ago
Missouri’s coaching search to replace Gary Pinkel ended with a familiar face. Defensive coordinator and former player Barry Odom was hired as Pinkel’s replacement on Thursday night. Odom is considered one of the rising stars in the...
Steven Lassan
4 months ago
Jim McElwain sounds like a coach who’s just happy to be here. The Florida coach is gracious in his praise for Nick Saban, thankful for his old boss giving him the call-up to the big time at Alabama in 2008. Seven years later, McElwain is...
David Fox
4 months ago
Mark Dantonio
Michigan State is headed to the Big Ten Championship Game for the third time in five seasons. The Spartans are a game away from the College Football Playoff, which would represent a new high point in the best era for Michigan State football since...
David Fox
4 months ago
Before Jake Coker, Blake Sims, AJ McCarron and Greg McElroy, Alabama had Brodie Croyle. The former Crimson Tide quarterback was successful during his time, leading Alabama to a 10-win season in 2005, one of only three 10-win seasons between...
David Fox
4 months ago
Derrick Henry
Alabama and Florida meet for the eighth time in the SEC Championship Game history on Saturday afternoon in Atlanta. The Gators own a 4-3 edge over the Crimson Tide in SEC Championship appearances but enter Saturday’s game as a heavy underdog...
Steven Lassan
5 months ago
Clemson Tigers
Hosts Mitch Light and Braden Gall preview Championship Week 2015. What needs to happen for your team to get into the Playoff? We break down every possibly scenario in an effort to help Ohio State, Stanford and North Carolina fans. ...
Braden Gall
5 months ago
South Carolina’s coaching search is ongoing, as the program looks for its replacement after Steve Spurrier retired in early October. Shawn Elliott worked as the team’s interim coach through the rest of the season, but the Gamecocks went...
Steven Lassan
5 months ago
Deshaun Watson
Week 14 is the final weekend of college football's 2015 regular season. Bowl season is just around the corner, but several big matchups with playoff implications are slated for Saturday. Week 14 starts on Friday night in Detroit, as...
Steven Lassan
5 months ago
The 2015-16 coaching carousel is just getting started, a scary thought with more than a dozen jobs opening up before Thanksgiving. That number is only going to balloon as coaches start to fill those positions and other coaches and schools wait...
David Fox
5 months ago
LSU running back Leonard Fournette recorded one of the best individual seasons by any player in the nation this year. The sophomore recorded 1,741 rushing yards – a LSU single-season record – 18 scores in 11 games and led the nation...
Steven Lassan
5 months ago
Clemson and Alabama are significant favorites in their conference championship games. Oklahoma is an outright Big 12 champion with no games left to play. And the Big Ten championship game is between Nos. 5 and 6. If everything holds steady,...
David Fox
5 months ago

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