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Jeff Tedford
Similar to the AFC, three head-coaching changes have resulted in some shuffling among the coordinator positions among the NFC's teams. Detroit, Minnesota and Tampa Bay aren't the only NFC teams who will have at least one new coordinator in...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
Jim Schwartz
Three AFC teams changed head coaches this offseason and two of those hires alone resulted in openings at either offensive or defensive coordinator elsewhere in the conference. That combined with both of Cincinnati's coordinators leaving...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
Welcome to the Athlon Rookie Report, where each week David Smith will evaluate the deepest crop of new NASCAR Sprint Cup Series talent since 2006. The Report will include twice-monthly rankings, in-depth analysis, Q&A sessions with the drivers...
David Smith
1 year ago
Washington Huskies
Official school logos have been and will always be the simplest and most important way for a college program to classify and separate itself from its peers. Some change dramatically over time while others are literally set in stone for decades....
Braden Gall
1 year ago
Bobby Petrino
After a successful four-year stint under Charlie Strong, Louisville reached into its past to find its next coach. Strong left for Texas after a 12-1 record in 2013, and athletic director Tom Jurich hired Bobby Petrino from Western Kentucky to guide...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Nick Saban
It's not easy getting college football coaches to honestly comment on another coach, player or team. Most coaches don't want to give opposing teams billboard material, which is why there is a lot of coach speak or overused cliches used...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Michigan State Spartans
Defining the term “dark horse” was actually the toughest part of this exercise. Finding really talented players who could breakout into prominent roles is actually the easiest part of trying to pick Heisman Trophy sleepers. Part of...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
With nearly every major conference operating its own television network — we see you, SEC Network, finally joining hands with DirecTV — fans have unprecedented access to their favorite college teams.There’s one area, though, where...
David Fox
1 year ago
Bill O'Brien
Seven NFL teams will be under new leadership for the 2014 season. Of the latest crop of head coaches, four are rookies as it applies to the pro level, while three are getting a second chance to head up an NFL team. Last season, Philadelphia...
Nathan Rush
1 year ago
Dale Earnhardt Jr. ran into the media center, jumping up to the podium like a four-year-old kid in a candy store. “I’m not gonna run,” quipped crew chief Steve Letarte, but the driver ignored him, jumping up center stage to sit at...
Tom Bowles
1 year ago
Blake Sims
Less than a month remains to the start of the 2014 college football season, and with fall camps opening, positions on every depth chart are up for grabs. While battles on the offensive line, defense and receiving corps are important, the...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Florida Gators
Official school logos have been and will always be the simplest and most important way for a college program to classify and separate itself from its peers. Some change dramatically over time while others are literally set in stone for decades....
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Jamaal Williams
BYU running back Jamaal Williams is expected to contend for All-America honors this season, but the junior is suspended for the season opener against UConn. The news of Williams’ suspension was announced after BYU’s first fall...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Bryce Petty
There are a few numbers college football fans need to know when it comes to the Heisman Trophy and how to handicap the race for the 2014 stiff-armed trophy. First, QBs have won the award four straight years and 12 of the last 14. Mark Ingram (...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
Brutus Buckeye
It's not easy getting college football coaches to honestly comment on another coach, player or team. Most coaches don't want to give opposing teams billboard material, which is why there is a lot of coach speak or overused cliches used...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Bill Self
How does Kansas keep winning the Big 12 regular season title year after year? For starters, take a look at two of the top three newcomers in the league for 2014-15.In a season after the Jayhawks lost Andrew Wiggins and Joel Embiid to the top three...
David Fox
1 year ago
Al Golden
Miami’s quarterback situation is one of the biggest uncertainties in the ACC this year. However, the Hurricanes appear to have some clarity about their quarterback battle, as redshirt freshman Kevin Olsen has been suspended for at least one...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Each week, Geoffrey Miller’s “Five Things to Watch” will help you catch up on the biggest stories of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series’ upcoming race weekend. This week, a Dale Earnhardt Jr.-Brad Keselowski rematch, Joe Gibbs...
Geoffrey Miller
1 year ago
Nebraska is set to honor 125 years of football on its Sept. 27 home date against Illinois. The Cornhuskers will take the field against the Fighting Illini wearing alternate red jerseys. Alternate jerseys are becoming more prominent in college...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Air Force alternate uniforms
Air Force is the latest school to unveil an alternate jersey and helmet design for 2014.The usual white or blue uniforms for the Falcons are some of the best designs in the Mountain West, and the alternate look for 2014 is another awesome uniform...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Manziel
Johnny Manziel doesn’t need paparazzi to increase his publicity; he can take care of that all by himself. Here’s a month-by-month review of Manziel’s offseason heading into his rookie year, mostly documented by the former Aggie...
Evan Buhler
1 year ago
Bo Pelini
With fall practice set to open around the nation for all 128 college football teams, the time to finalize preseason predictions is coming to an end. Of course, there are a handful of teams every year that are flagged in the preseason as a...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Some coaches are great recruiters. Some are great talent developers. Some are great with the media and power boosters. Some are simply great CEOs. Only a select few can say they can do it all. So being able to identify your weaknesses and...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
Steve Sarkisian
USC is one of the premier jobs in college football. With a fertile recruiting area in its backyard, combined with a strong tradition, it’s easy to see why most coaches would consider the Trojans one of the nation’s top-five jobs. ...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Chris Petersen
The North Division of the Pac-12 has been dominated by Oregon and Stanford since the conference shifted to a 12-team alignment in 2011.Over the last three years, Oregon is 35-5 overall and 23-4 in Pac-12 play. Stanford is 34-7 overall and 23-4 in...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago

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