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The Egg Bowl rivalry between Mississippi State and Ole Miss is usually one of the highlights of SEC play during the last week of regular season action.The Bulldogs need a win to keep their bowl hopes alive, and Dan Mullen’s team will be...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Jim Schwartz
The NFL’s longest-running Thanksgiving Day rivalry will be renewed when the Detroit Lions host the Green Bay Packers at 12:30 p.m. ET on FOX. Besides serving as the first course to the Turkey Day tripleheader, first place in the NFC North is...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
Oklahoma Sooners
Rivalries are part of what makes college sports the best sport in the country. Because most of the best ones take place on and around Thanksgiving weekend, it makes what happens in these heated battles all the more memorable. Giving them unusual,...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
Kendall Wright
With Thanksgiving coming up on Thursday, one thing that fantasy owners have to be thankful for is the end of the bye weeks. All teams will be in action in Week 13, starting with a full plate of games on Thanksgiving Day, as we not only enter the...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
The Big 12 lost its only national championship contender and likely lost a chance at the Heisman Trophy in Week 13.If there’s any silver lining, though, Saturday could have set up an interesting final week of the season in the league.Texas...
David Fox
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
Will Muschamp
With two weeks left in the 2013 season, college football’s coaching carousel is about to get interesting. And after this Saturday’s slate of games, several teams will close the book on their 2013 schedule. With the season over for many...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Frank Beamer
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
New England Patriots
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 total...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
Braxton Miller
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
Tajh Boyd
With 13 weeks in the books, college football’s bowl and national title picture is starting to come into focus.The post-Week 13 BCS standings featured some movement at the top, but the biggest surprise was Northern Illinois jumping Fresno...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Wyoming and Utah State are set to play this Saturday in a key Mountain West game. The Aggies need to win to get to the conference championship, while the Cowboys need a victory to get bowl eligible.However, both teams will have a little extra...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Navy Army uniforms
Army-Navy is arguably the top rivalry in college football. These two programs have met 113 times, with Navy owning a 57-49-7 edge.These two teams will meet on Dec. 14 this year, and both will wear alternate uniforms.Here’s a look at the...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Robert Griffin III
Colin Kaepernick and the 6-4 San Francisco 49ers are in Landover, Md., tonight to take on Robert Griffin III and the 3-7 Washington Redskins on ESPN's "Monday Night Football" from FedEx Field at 8:30 p.m. ET. The Redskins have had an...
Stephen Schindler
1 year ago
Dan Mullen
Mississippi State coach Dan Mullen is a hot topic in the SEC this season. Mullen has led the Bulldogs to three consecutive bowl games, and with a win over rival Ole Miss, can extend that streak to four.Even though Mullen has Mississippi State on...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Army Navy
Pep bands, cheerleaders, tailgating, student sections, cornhole and especially rivalries. All of which makes college football the greatest sport on the planet. With one of the best weeks of the calendar year upon us, the Athlon staff is giving...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
Les Miles, LSU Tigers
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
Aaron Murray
Georgia quarterback Aaron Murray suffered a torn ACL in Saturday’s win over Kentucky and will miss the remainder of the 2013 season.Prior to his injury, Murray completed 18 of 23 passes for 183 yards and four touchdowns against the Wildcats....
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
According to precedent the BCS championship field is more or less set.With only one exception (2007 LSU), the BCS championship game teams were ranked in the top four at this stage of the season. That’s good news for Alabama, Florida State,...
David Fox
1 year ago
Clint Chelf
The quarterback who rearranged the Big 12 wasn’t even in the lineup until the last five games.As Baylor and Texas learned, Clint Chelf is in some ways the nation’s most unpredictable player.Two weeks ago, Chelf, considered less of a...
David Fox
1 year ago
Big Ten Football
It was a throwback weekend in the Big Ten. Blistering temperatures and inclement weather impacted every game in the league and below freezing temperatures, gusting winds and even heavy snow played a role in Week 13.That said, Ohio State and...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
Pac-12 Football
If you don't where your team is in the Pac-12 standings, just wait a week and things will probably change. For the second straight week, the highest rated team and Pac-12 North leader lost on the road to a South Division team. Oregon fell in...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
The Big 12 found a way to squeeze a ton of action into only three games this week.The headline, of course, is Oklahoma State’s 49-17 rout of previously undefeated Baylor. The Cowboys’ win knocks the Big 12 out of the BCS championship...
David Fox
1 year ago
Dabo Swinney
The ACC didn’t have a matchup with national interest in Week 13, but there were plenty of key developments from the few conference games.Boston College running back Andre Williams continued his ridiculous season with a huge outing against...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Tom Brady
Two of the greatest quarterbacks in NFL history will be on display tonight when the Denver Broncos and New England Patriots face off at 8:30 p.m. ET on NBC. Besides the unavoidable comparisons between Peyton Manning and Tom Brady, this game also...
Mark Ross
1 year ago

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