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The third week of the season was not quite the bounce back week the Big Ten may have been hoping for, but there were a few good things happening around the conference after a dismal week two. Let’s dive into some of the numbers from around...
Athlon Sports
11 months ago
There was high drama in the SEC on Saturday, with South Carolina outlasting Georgia in a thriller in Columbia and Florida surviving a scare from Kentucky in three overtimes. Here are some stats from the week that was in the SEC. 10 Amazing...
Mitch Light
11 months ago
Georgia Bulldogs
Every Saturday night, Athlon Sports’ Braden Gall hosts The Scoreboard Show on SiriusXM College Sports Nation, Ch. 91. Every Tuesday, Athlon Sports will feature his take on the national conversation from fans to players to coaches. The...
Braden Gall
11 months ago
Wesley Saunders
College basketball season is creeping up fast, and Athlon Sports is counting down to Midnight Madness and the start of practice on Oct. 17.  Harvard continues our countdown at No. 24 as the Crimson continue an unprecedented in...
Athlon Sports
11 months ago
Bill Self
For the third year in a row, some of the top Big 12 coaches represent the best the University of Illinois has to offer. It’s true: All three Illinois coaches from 1996-2012 have a home in the Big 12. In the combined 16 seasons from the...
David Fox
11 months ago
Taylor Kelly
Arizona State quarterback Taylor Kelly left the Week 3 victory over Colorado due to a foot injury, and the senior is not expected to play in the Sun Devils’ upcoming showdown against UCLA on Sept. 25.With Kelly sidelined, Mike Bercovici is...
Steven Lassan
11 months ago
College Football
 The guys recap the big Georgia-South Carolina game and what it means for the SEC East. The Week 3 edition also features the quality showing from the Big 12, UCLA's comeback, the Big Ten's second rough weekend in a row and a couple of...
Braden Gall
11 months ago
Michael Qualls
College basketball season is creeping up fast, and Athlon Sports is counting down to Midnight Madness and the start of practice on Oct. 17.  Arkansas kicks off our top 25 countdown at No. 25 as we preview the Razorbacks in what they hope...
Athlon Sports
11 months ago
Andrew Luck
Week 2 of the 2014 NFL season concludes with what could be an entertaining matchup between Philadelphia and Indianapolis on ESPN’s “Monday Night Football.” Andrew Luck and the Colts are hoping to bounce back at home after their...
Mark Ross
11 months ago
Taylor Kelly
The Pac-12 was 7-2 overall in Week 3. One of those losses was a conference game but the other was a horrendous road defeat for USC at the hands of Boston College. But there were two other losses that could prove to be huge in the race for the...
Braden Gall
11 months ago
Mike London
Week 3 was supposed to be a quiet one in the ACC. With a slate of so-so matchups, Florida State, Clemson and North Carolina on bye, there wasn’t a ton of intrigue around the conference.However, Week 3 brought several interesting games to the...
Steven Lassan
11 months ago
There was high drama in Columbia, where South Carolina recorded yet another win over its SEC East rivals from Athens. Georgia had ample opportunity to post a huge win, but once again the Bulldogs couldn’t get it done in a big spot. Elsewhere...
Mitch Light
11 months ago
Congratulations, Nebraska and Penn State, you represent the Big Ten’s last hope. A week after the Big Ten’s top Playoff contenders dropped key games, the league’s underbelly proved to be just as soft. Minnesota, Maryland...
David Fox
11 months ago
So much of the early portion of the schedule has to do with league’s jockeying for position. The Big Ten is down. The Pac-12 scored a key win. And no league seems to scream that it’s in charge. Maybe the Big 12 should take that...
David Fox
11 months ago
Clint Trickett
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
11 months ago
Kansas State Mascot
Saturday will bring the start of conference play in earnest as key games in the SEC, Big 12 and ACC dot our highlights for next week. Before league play though, there’s one major heavyweight non-conference game, and it could be a...
David Fox
11 months ago
Clint Trickett
Crooked passing numbers are the hallmark of Big 12 teams. In that way, West Virginia is starting to fit in again. After a one-year bowl absence and a rotating cast of injured and ineffective quarterbacks, West Virginia is starting to look like...
David Fox
11 months ago
Todd Gurley
Week 3 offered only one game between two ranked teams, so the notion of Heisman moments was in short supply this week. There was one great play by the current frontrunner for the award, but that play came against Wyoming. It will live in...
David Fox
11 months ago
Jim Harbaugh
San Francisco will christen brand-new Levi’s Stadium by facing off with Chicago tonight on NBC. The 49ers (1-0) look to continue the momentum from their convincing 28-17 win in Dallas last week by breaking in their new building with a victory...
Mark Ross
11 months ago
Montee Ball
Kansas City’s injury-ravaged defense could be in for another tough day at the office when it faces Denver at Sports Authority Field at Mile High this afternoon on CBS. The Chiefs (0-1) not only lost their season opener at home to the Titans...
Mark Ross
11 months ago
The third week of college football’s 2014 season is officially in the books. On paper, Week 3 was supposed to be boring. After all, there were few matchups featuring top 25 teams. However, Week 3 provided plenty of entertainment, including...
Steven Lassan
11 months ago
Cecil Shorts
A tough Texan and a wounded Jaguar are just some of the wide receiver injuries fantasy owners should be aware of for Week 2. Be sure to read this before setting your starting lineup today. Andre Johnson, WR, Houston Texans at Oakland...
Mark Ross
11 months ago
Andre Ellington
No Adrian Peterson in Week 2 and he’s not the only popular fantasy running back option who may not play. Here are some other key ball-carriers to keep an eye on. Doug Martin, RB, Tampa Bay Buccaneers vs. St. Louis RamsQuestionable -...
Mark Ross
11 months ago
Eddie Lacy
The Carolina Panthers will have their starting quarterback for Week 2, but may be without their No. 1 running back. Meanwhile Green Bay’s workhorse should be back on the field after suffering a concussion last week. Here are some other QB and...
Mark Ross
11 months ago
Alshon Jeffery
The Week 2 fate of a pair of Chicago wide receivers could go down to the wire. Those are just a few of the injury stories we are keeping tabs on. Alshon Jeffery and Brandon Marshall, WRs, Chicago Bears vs. San Francisco 49ersQuestionable...
Mark Ross
11 months ago

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