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Catching up from a busy weekend around the college football world. 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 Monday, July 29th ...
Steven Lassan
12 months ago
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Sunday wasn’t the only time Ryan Newman has stolen a win from under Jimmie Johnson’s nose. The Brickyard 400 pole sitter, who capitalized on “Five-Time’s” late-race slow pit stop to take Indianapolis, edged out his...
Tom Bowles
12 months ago
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Carlos Gomez
Baseball is back in full swing as the pennant races heat up and the non-waiver trade deadline comes Wednesday afternoon. Athlon Sports has everything you need to catch up on what took place on the fantasy diamond during the past seven days. Our...
Mark Ross
12 months ago
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With games against Arkansas and Kansas State to open the 2013 season (and an excellent coach on the sidelines in Mark Hudspeth), UL Lafayette has a chance at a couple of high-profile upsets. And it certainly won’t hurt the Ragin’ Cajuns...
Steven Lassan
12 months ago
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It’s a never-ending arms race in the SEC and for the rest of college football. With the television dollars flowing into each program, athletic facilities are getting facelifts, especially as teams try to keep up on the recruiting trail....
Steven Lassan
12 months ago
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South Carolina, Ole Miss and now Auburn. Chrome helmet concepts have made the internet rounds over the last couple of weeks for the Gamecocks and Rebels, and one for the Tigers popped up over the weekend.It’s uncertain if this helmet will...
Steven Lassan
12 months ago
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Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel has been in and out of the spotlight most of the offseason, and the sophomore quarterback was back in college football's TMZ news edition over the weekend.As this video below shows, Manziel was tossed...
Steven Lassan
12 months ago
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With the one-year bowl ban completed, Ohio State is loaded for a run at the national championship in 2013.Despite having nothing to play for except pride last year, the Buckeyes went 12-0 in coach Urban Meyer’s first season, which included a...
Steven Lassan
12 months ago
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Whether you hate or love the BCS, the bowl season is exciting time for college football fans. Although some believe there are too many bowl games, it's one last chance to see teams before the long offseason sets in. And considering how long the...
Steven Lassan
12 months ago
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Quarterback play is the most scrutinized position in college football each season. The difference between winning a conference championship or just getting bowl eligible could all depend on the player under center. Last season, Texas A&M’...
Steven Lassan
12 months ago
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Despite what coaches have said at media days in the last two weeks, not all position battles and breakout players are equal. Some will be more pressing than others.That’s why Athlon Sports is taking a look at what we’re calling “...
David Fox
12 months ago
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It's been a busy week in the college football world.In addition to the latest news, Friday's links will try to highlight some of the best posts of week - just in case you didn't catch our posts from earlier in the week.Contact us...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
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West Virginia coach Dana Holgorsen is known for his passing attacks, but the Mountaineers picked up a key transfer to help the offense on the ground for 2014. Former Pittsburgh running back Rushel Shell has selected West Virginia as his next home....
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
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College football has a blown officiating call to thank for South Carolina’s Jadeveon Clowney blowing up a ball-carrier in the hit seen around the Internet.Before Clowney’s devastatingly legal Outback Bowl hit last season, Big East...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
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Is South Carolina the latest team to have a chrome helmet in the uniform rotation? It’s possible.The team’s equipment staff tweeted out a photo of this chrome helmet, but also mentioned later on that South Carolina will be wearing its...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
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1. Expect Brickyard speeds to be up considerablyNASCAR’s new car and the ever-looming fear of a repeat of 2008’s tire issues at Indianapolis sent several teams to the 2.5-mile speedway over the spring and summer for testing sessions....
Geoffrey Miller
1 year ago
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Most of college football’s preseason hot seat coach rankings list USC coach Lane Kiffin at the top or in the top five. But if you believe athletic director Pat Haden, there’s no reason for Kiffin to worry about his job security.In a...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
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It's like something out of Lifetime movie. Reliever Dane De La Rosa discovered an injured bird near the Angels' bullpen and brought his new feathered friend to the clubhouse. All that's missing is Sarah McLachlan's "Ams of an...
Rich McVey
1 year ago
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New Western Michigan coach P.J. Fleck has brought some much-needed energy into the program, and the Broncos are already off to a good start on the recruiting trail for the 2014 signing class. And Fleck's task is to get Western Michigan back...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
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Michigan’s last share of the Big Ten title occurred in 2004, but the Wolverines appear to be inching closer to a return to the top of the conference.Coach Brady Hoke is assembling some of the nation’s top talent on the recruiting trail...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
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2013 is shaping up to be an interesting year in the Big 12. Six or seven teams have a case to be picked No. 1, so this could be one of the more entertaining (and wide-open) conference title races in the nation.Oklahoma has won at least 10 games in...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
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Statistical production, individual awards, team success, longevity, supporting cast, level of competition, raw talent and overall athletic ability all factor heavily in determining overall greatness. Sometimes, you simply know greatness when you...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
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West Virginia Stadium
West Virginia has taken a long and winding path to Big 12 competition. It hasn't had an undefeated season since the AP Poll was implemented in 1934, has played in three difference conferences and was an independent as well. The Mountaineers...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
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Brand image is a massive part of modern 21st century business and college football is big business.Signature uniforms like the Sooners or Cowboys, unique hand signals or historic mascots like Bevo help separate one team from the next in...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
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An Ole Miss chrome helmet made its rounds on the internet a week ago, but it doesn’t appear the Rebels will be wearing that version anytime soon.But what about a powder blue version? Ole Miss previously wore a similar variation, in the 1980s...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago

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