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Florida State Seminoles
Numbers and statistics are unquestionably a huge part of the game. Any game, for that matter.Some fall on the sabermetric side of things, while others like to keep it simple and use the ol' eyeball test. In the football world, that means...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
Jameis Winston
The Heisman Trophy ceremony Saturday night is more of a formality than an unveiling.Florida State is going to win its third Heisman Trophy when redshirt freshman quarterback Jameis Winston accepts his award over the weekend. He will join Chris...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
Shaka Smart
The Atlantic 10 was one of the biggest losers in conference realignment. Losing Xavier, Temple and Butler robbed the league of three of its most high-profile and well-respected programs.The A-10 may not have the stature it once did, but not all is...
David Fox
1 year ago
Cincinnati beat Duke in last year’s Belk Bowl, and the Bearcats are set to make a return trip to Charlotte on Dec. 28 to take on North Carolina.And Cincinnati plans to take on the Tar Heels with a new variation on its helmets: First look...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
UConn has announced Notre Dame defensive coordinator Bob Diaco as its new head coach. Diaco replaces interim coach T.J. Weist, who took over after Paul Pasqualoni was fired early in the season. Diaco won the Broyles Award (the nation’s...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Philip Rivers
AFC West rivals will renew acquaintances as the NFL’s Week 15 action gets started tonight with the San Diego Chargers taking on the Denver Broncos at 8:25 p.m. ET on the NFL Network. The Chargers (6-7) need a win if they want to have any shot...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
Auburn Tigers
Has anyone had a crazier calendar year than the Auburn Tigers? Ever?Who else is in the mix? From college football, Ohio State's 2002 squad would qualify. So, too, would Auburn's '10 team and the LSU Tigers of '07. The '69 New...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
David Cutcliffe
With the exception of Saturday’s Army-Navy game, college football’s regular season is in the books. Only 36 games separate college football fans until the long offseason, but with another week until the bowl season starts, it’s...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Bryce Petty
College football’s 2013 regular season – with the exception of the Army-Navy game – is in the books.The 2013 season featured plenty of intrigue and surprises, and Florida State and Auburn are set to cap the BCS era with the...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Drew Brees
Peyton Manning and Drew Brees lead Athlon Sports' fantasy football Week 15 quarterback rankings, but it's some other names near the top that have opened the most eyes this season.Josh McCown led all fantasy scorers with 47.52 fantasy points...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
Derrick Johnson
Seattle's on the road this week, but not even a cross-country trip to face the Giants is enough to keep them from the top spot in Athlon Sports' fantasy football Week 15 defense/special teams rankings. The Seahawks lost last week to the...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
Andrew Luck
Fantasy playoffs are in full effect as we enter Week 15 of the NFL regular season. From here out, it’s pretty much win or go home and now is the time when owners are hoping that their top players will come through in a major way.Last week saw...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
Charles Clay
The injury bug has struck again, causing some changes to Athlon Sports' fantasy football Week 15 tight end rankings. The biggest being the removal of Rob Gronkowski, who tore his ACL and MCL last week. It's somewhat fitting that Gronk'...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
Marques Colston
Calvin Johnson remains atop Athlon Sports' fantasy football Week 15 wide receiver rankings, but he's no longer running away from the pack.Josh Gordon maintained his hot streak last week, adding seven catches for 151 yards and a touchdown...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
LeSean McCoy
While many of the familiar names can be found near the top of Athlon Sports' fantasy football Week 15 running back rankings, it's the one that's missing that could have the biggest impact this week and moving forward.Adrian Peterson...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
Matt Prater
To the victor goes the spoils, which is why Matt Prater leads off Athlon Sports' fantasy football Week 15 kicker rankings. Stephen Gostkowski may lead in fantasy points, but no kicker had a bigger game last week than Prater. Of course the...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
Our hosts duke it out over a two-team and four-team playoff. Is it possible the BCS wasn’t all bad if it worked perfectly in a year like this?We can’t ignore the chatter around the Texas job, whether it’s vacant yet or not. Should...
David Fox
1 year ago
Boise State’s coaching search has ended with a familiar name taking over for Chris Petersen. After one season at Arkansas State, Bryan Harsin has been hired by Boise State as its next head coach.Harsin went 7-5 in his only season with the Red...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
The Big 12 didn’t really play out as we expected it back in August. We tabbed four teams as being in close contention for the conference title (we got three of them right) but had none of them in the top 15. In other words, we didn't...
David Fox
1 year ago
Jimbo Fisher
Overall, 2013 was a pretty good year for the ACC. Florida State went 13-0 and is set to play Auburn for the national championship. Clemson went 10-2 – its only losses to Florida State and South Carolina – and the Tigers will play in...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Stanford Cardinal
The 2013 season will be an extremely memorable one for Pac-12 fans. New coaches Sonny Dykes and Mark Helfrich had very different debuts out West. The Pac-12 North turned out to be one of, if not the, best divisions in college football and first...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
Johnny Manziel
Each week of the college football season, Athlon Sports will poll some of the nation's best college football people from every region of the country. Each voter offers up a top five and each first-place vote is worth five points. A second-place...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
Michigan State Spartans
The 2013 regular season is in the books and the Michigan State Spartans are the champs.The improbable run to the Rose Bowl for Mark Dantonio is the main headline for what turned out to be a very memorable campaign in the Big Ten, but it’s not...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
The 2013 season was one of the most unpredictable we have seen in the SEC in quite some time. The two teams that met in the league title game — Auburn and Missouri — combined to record a 2–14 record in conference play last season...
Mitch Light
1 year ago
The American Athletic Conference so far is performing like a league born from a diverse group of programs with different resources and expectations.Not that we’d expect anything else, since this is a league smashed together among programs...
David Fox
1 year ago

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