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Julius Thomas
As dominant as Jimmy Graham has been this season, his bad foot and tough matchup are enough reasons to remove him from the top spot on Athlon Sports' fantasy football Week 11 tight end rankings, at least for this week. Rob Gronkowski isn't...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
Mack Brown
Catching up on the news from around the nation....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 Wednesday, November 13thLost Lettermen wonders: Does...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
If Tuesday’s Champions Classic proved anything, it’s that the 2013-14 season is going to be a year for freshmen.Not since the Kevin Durant/Greg Oden season in 2006-07 have so many great freshmen on top teams has college basketball seen...
David Fox
1 year ago
To help guide you through the 2013 Fantasy NASCAR season, Athlon Sports contributor Geoffrey Miller will be offering his best predictions for each race. And because Yahoo's Fantasy Auto Racing game is arguably the most popular, he’ll...
Geoffrey Miller
1 year ago
Ben Roethlisberger
Let’s face it, very little has gone right for the Pittsburgh Steelers in 2013. After going 8-8 last season, Mike Tomlin’s team is 3-6 and in last place in the AFC North. The Steelers dropped their first four games to start the season,...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Will Muschamp
The beauty of sports, in particular college football, lies in their complete unpredictability and reality TV-like drama. Here's what might happen in Week 12.Note: The point of this column is to have some fun and make some outlandish predictions...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
Bret Bielema
Arkansas and Kentucky are the only winless teams in SEC play, combining for an 0-11 mark through Week 11. Both programs are in the midst of a rebuild project behind first-year coaches.Bret Bielema went 68-24 in seven seasons at Wisconsin, leading...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
AJ McCarron
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
Kevin Hogan
Alabama and Florida State are in the driver’s seat to play for the national title, but there’s a spirited debate to find the top one-loss team in college football.Is it Stanford? The Cardinal rank as the highest one-loss team in the BCS...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Head coaches are usually the ones who receive most of the credit or most of the blame when things go right or wrong in college football.They’re the ones with most say over players and team personnel. They’re the ones out front with the...
David Fox
1 year ago
Matt Kenseth needs a miracle. For starters, he must run beyond his 13.8-place average finish at Homestead-Miami Speedway this weekend, but a little luck in the name of a bad Jimmie Johnson outing would be the supplemental boost needed to overcome a...
David Smith
1 year ago
Last week gave us plenty of news to break down on this week’s podcast. Alabama tightened its grip on No. 1, Baylor took another step to national title legitimacy and Stanford rearranged the championship and Heisman races. Co-hosts Braden Gall...
David Fox
1 year ago
Venric Mark
Northwestern running back Venric Mark was expected to be one of the top playmakers in the Big Ten this season. Unfortunately for Mark, injuries have limited the standout running back to just three games and 31 carries. The senior has 97 rushing...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
A handful of college football teams have worn patriotic helmets and uniforms in recent weeks (largely in support of Veterans Day), and South Florida will continue that trend on Saturday.The Bulls unveiled this helmet to wear against Memphis on Nov...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Tavon Austin
As the saying goes, patience is a virtue, but it’s often easier said than done when it comes to managing your fantasy football roster. As we enter Week 11 of the NFL regular season, some owners may be rewarded for their patience when it comes...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
USC mascot
USC and Texas were two of the biggest disappointments after the first month of the college football season.USC started 3-2, with wins over Hawaii, Boston College and Utah State. The Trojans had a disappointing 10-7 home loss to Washington State and...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Carolina Panthers
Week 10 of the 2013 NFL season is in the books. And as usual, the league wasn’t short on drama. Tampa Bay and Jacksonville earned their first wins of 2013, leaving the NFL with no winless teams and just one unbeaten (Kansas City). Health...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
Logan Thomas
True college football fans like to examine and dissect statistics, whether it's a quarterback's completion percentage or a team's winning record on the road. We, however, love stats. With that in mind, we scoured the ACC to put together...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Nebraska Cornhuskers
True college football fans like to examine and dissect statistics, whether it's a quarterback's completion percentage or a team's winning record on the road. We, however, love stats. With that in mind, we scoured the Big Ten to put...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
Will Muschamp
Another week, another college football coach fired. Ron English was dismissed a day before Eastern Michigan was set to take on Western Michigan last week. Eastern Michigan is one of the toughest jobs in the nation, but English’s teams showed...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
James Franklin
With 11 weeks in the books, college football’s bowl and national title picture is starting to come into focus.The fourth release of the BCS standings saw another change at the top. With Stanford’s victory over Oregon on Thursday night,...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
True college football fans like to examine and dissect statistics, whether it's a quarterback's completion percentage or a team's winning record on the road. We, however, love stats. With that in mind, we scoured the Pac-12 to put...
Corby Yarbrough
1 year ago
The first number to know for this week’s Big 12 stats of the week is probably three. As in three contenders for Big 12 coach of the year.All three superb coaching jobs were on display last week. First, there’s Art Briles, who has Baylor...
David Fox
1 year ago
The convenient storyline of Kentucky’s matchup against Michigan State will be one of raw talent vs. college experience.Kentucky started four freshmen in two games this season from a group that’s expected to challenge for the national...
David Fox
1 year ago
A star freshman. A sophomore expected to take the next step. A transfer at forward expected to play a major role. And all of it expected to come together for a national championship run.Duke and Kansas aren’t exactly mirror images, except in...
David Fox
1 year ago

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