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The college football season is a couple of months away, but the countdown to 2012 has officially begun. Athlon Sports’ 2012 preseason annuals will be hitting newsstands in early June and its official top 25 countdown will begin on May 1...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
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The 2012 college football season is still months away, but it's never too early to preview. Athlon continues its countdown to the upcoming season and spring previews by ranking the running backs in each of the BCS conferences. The...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
North Carolina Tar Heels
The 2012 college football season is still months away, but it's never too early to preview. Athlon continues its countdown to the upcoming season and spring previews by ranking the quarterbacks in each of the BCS conferences. The rankings take...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
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The one-and-done format of the NCAA Tournament often leads to the best team going home without a title. Amazing seasons tend to crash and burn in the maelstrom that is March Madness. From the pages of Athlon Sports Monthly, we look at the best...
Patrick Snow
2 years ago
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The editors at Athlon Sports debate some of the hot topics surrounding the NCAA Tournament. What No. 1 seed has the toughest remaining path to the Final Four? Nathan Rush: Syracuse has not been the same since Fab Melo was suspended. The...
Mitch Light
2 years ago
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by Steven Lassan (@AthlonSteven on twitter) and Braden Gall (@BradenGall) Ranking the coaches in any college football conference is a difficult task. Many factors play into just how successful a coach is at any school. How well are the...
Braden Gall
2 years ago
North Carolina Tar Heels
NCAA Tournament Sweet 16 Preview: Midwest Region Top Dog — North Carolina (1) After getting shot-swatting forward John Henson back from a wrist injury suffered in the ACC Tournament, the Tar Heels suffered an even worse blow when ambidextrous...
Nathan Rush
2 years ago
North Carolina Tar Heels
The journey to claim the 2012 national title begins in February, March and April, as 124 college football teams open up spring practice over the next three months. Athlon will preview some of the top teams and storylines across the...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
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The verdict is in and the news is not good for North Carolina. A NCAA investigation regarding improper benefits and other violations under former coach Butch Davis has concluded, with the NCAA levying some significant penalties against the...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
North Carolina Tar Heels
2012 NCAA Tournament MIDWEST REGION St. Louis Top Two – North Carolina (1), Kansas (2) The North Carolina Tar Heels (29–5, 14–2 ACC) were the preseason No. 1 team in the country in nearly every poll, including Athlon Sports’ preseason top...
Nathan Rush
2 years ago
North Carolina Tar Heels
By Mitch Light Athlon Sports is in the business of preseason prognostications, so let’s look back at who we tabbed as the preseason Player of the Year in the nation’s top conferences and who deserves the award in the postseason. ACC...
Mitch Light
2 years ago
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By Braden Gall (@BradenGall on twitter) and Steven Lassan (@AthlonSteven) Related: Athlon's Early College Football Top 25 for 2012 Related: Athlon's Early ACC Predictions for 2012 Boston College Sept. 1 Miami Sept. 8 Maine Sept...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
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Click here to read more ACC coverage by AthlonSports.com Boston College Sept. 1 Miami Sept. 8 Maine Sept. 15 at Northwestern Sept. 22 Bye Week  Sept. 29 Clemson Oct. 6 at Army Oct. 13 at Florida State Oct. 20 at Georgia Tech Oct...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
North Carolina Tar Heels
It was a wild weekend around college basketball, with several upsets and plenty of last drama. Some of the most notable results were Florida State winning at Duke, Syracuse tasting its first defeat, Baylor losing at home to Missouri,...
Patrick Snow
2 years ago
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By Patrick Snow (@AthlonSnowman) It happens every year during college football’s recruiting season. Top gridiron prospects “verbally commit” to one school, and then change their mind (multiple times in some cases) before attending another...
Patrick Snow
2 years ago
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By Steven Lassan (@AthlonSteven on Twitter) Very Early 2012 ACC Predictions Atlantic Division 1. Florida State Key Returnees: QB EJ Manuel, RB Devonta Freeman, WR Rashad Greene, WR Rodney Smith, DE Brandon Jenkins, DE Bjoern Werner,...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
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-by Braden Gall (follow at @BradenGall) There is no doubt this is the era of the Quarterback. Houston’s Case Keenum (152) and Boise State’s Kellen Moore (142) both broke Graham Harrell’s all-time NCAA touchdown record of 134 scoring strikes...
Braden Gall
2 years ago
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by Mark Ross AdvoCare V100 Independence Bowl Missouri (7-5) vs. North Carolina (7-5) Date: Dec. 26 at 5 p.m. ET Location: Independence Stadium, Shreveport, La. When Missouri and North Carolina meet up on Dec. 26 in Shreveport, La., it will...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
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-by CoachesByTheNumbers.com North Carolina has named Larry Fedora its next head football coach. In July of this year, we laid out our thoughts on the situation at UNC and named a few names for who we thought might be solid replacements for...
Braden Gall
2 years ago
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By Steven Lassan (@AthlonSteven on Twitter) North Carolina is the only ACC school likely to make a coaching change this season. After an off-the-field scandal and a NCAA investigation, Butch Davis was fired as the team’s coach in July....
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
North Carolina Tar Heels
By Steven Lassan (@AthlonSteven on Twitter) Post-Week 13 ACC Power Rankings Check out all of our college football rankings. 1. Virginia Tech (11-1) – With the Coastal Division title on the line, the Hokies delivered in a big way...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
North Carolina Tar Heels
By Steven Lassan (@AthlonSteven on Twitter) Post-Week 12 ACC Power Rankings Check out all of our college football rankings. 1. Virginia Tech (10-1) – The Hokies had to withstand a late rally by North Carolina, but held on for a 24...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
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By Steven Lassan (@AthlonSteven on Twitter) Post-Week 11 ACC Power Rankings Check out all of our college football rankings. 1. Clemson (9-1) – Saturday’s performance against Wake Forest certainly wasn’t the Tigers’ best, but it...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
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There’s no greater ambassador and evangelist for college basketball than Dick Vitale, who was on the mic for ESPN’s first college hoops broadcast on Dec. 5, 1979 (DePaul 90, Wisconsin 77) and has been sharing his passion for the game with...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
North Carolina Tar Heels
By Steven Lassan (@AthlonSteven on Twitter) Post-Week 10 ACC Power Rankings Check out all of our college football rankings. 1. Clemson (8-1) – The Tigers had a much-needed bye last week and return to action against Wake Forest...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago

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