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Dual-Threat feels like a relatively modern term used to define college quarterbacks. Certainly, the proliferation of zone read options and Mike Leach spreads has created greater dychotomy within the offensive playbook than ever before. ...
Braden Gall
2 years ago
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Northwestern football hasn't made many dramatic changes to its uniforms in recent years, but there are some noticeable tweaks in the new version released by Under Armour for 2012. The Wildcats will stick with the same purple and white color...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
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Kickoff for the 2012 college football season is still two months away, but it's never too early to project how the year might play out. Athlon will be taking a look at how each position stacks up in the BCS conferences and nationally...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
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Kickoff for the 2012 college football season is still two months away, but it's never too early to project how the year might play out. Athlon will be taking a look at how each position stacks up in the BCS conferences and nationally...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
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The seventh-ranked coach in the Big Ten has a national title ring. That’s what kind of challenge ranking the Big Ten coaches presents. Indeed, the Big Ten may have the deepest group of accomplished coaches in the country. Tom Izzo and Thad...
David Fox
2 years ago
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Kickoff for the 2012 college football season is still two months away, but it's never too early to project how the year might play out. Athlon will be taking a look at how each position stacks up in the BCS conferences and nationally...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
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What would recent Final Fours be without Butler and VCU? And how boring would college football be without coaches like Lane Kiffin and Pat Fitzgerald. There’s an intriguing youth movement afoot in college sports where Butler’s Brad Stevens and...
David Fox
2 years ago
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Kickoff for the 2012 college football season is still two months away, but it's never too early to project how the year might play out. Athlon will be taking a look at how each position stacks up in the BCS conferences and nationally...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
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It was midnight on the eve of the 82nd Rose Bowl in Pasadena. A lone figure sat in the partially lit stands gazing out at the fabled field in the near darkness. Gary Barnett was fulfilling a personal wish to visit the stadium the night before...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
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College football expansion has taken over the hearts and minds of college football junkies everywhere. The sky is falling, rivalries are dead and the future of college football is in great peril. I am here to tell you that this just simply isn’...
Braden Gall
2 years ago
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The 2012 college football season is just around the corner, and Athlon continues its countdown to kickoff with a look at our first, second and third All-Big Ten teams for this season. Athlon's 2012 All-Big Ten Team   First-Team Offense...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
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The Heisman Trophy may be the most coveted trophy in all of sports. Ten of the last 11 winners of this priceless award have been quarterbacks. And since 1950, only one time has a non-offensive skill player — e.g., quarterback, running back or...
Braden Gall
2 years ago
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The inaugural Big Ten title game featured the teams widely regarded as the league’s best. This season’s race could be less clear-cut. The Legends Division looks rock solid, while the Leaders is filled with more than a few question marks. Michigan...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
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With the completion of Athlon's college football Top 25 for 2012, it's time to take a look at the rest of the rankings, continuing with No. 46-60.  Note: Ranking is where team is projected to finish at the end of the 2012 season...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
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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 assistants paid? Are the facilities up to par with the rest of the...
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 quarterbacks in each of the BCS conferences. The...
Braden Gall
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 quarterbacks in each of the BCS conferences. The...
Braden Gall
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...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
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By Braden Gall (@BradenGall on twitter) and Steven Lassan (@AthlonSteven) College football spring practice is already underway and it won't be long until Athlon's 2012 preseason annuals are hitting the shelves. The top 25 countdown will...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
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Which team is under the most pressure in this final week of the regular season? Patrick Snow: I think the West Virginia Mountaineers are under a ton of pressure if they want to make a fifth consecutive NCAA Tournament appearance. Bob Huggins’...
Mitch Light
2 years ago
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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 Braden Gall (@BradenGall on Twitter) Very Early 2012 Big Ten Predictions Leaders Division 1. Ohio State Buckeyes Key Returnees: QB Braxton Miller, RB Jordan Hall, RB Jamaal Berry, RB Carlos Hyde, WR Corey Brown, TE Jake Stoneburner, OL...
Braden Gall
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 Mitch Light (@AthlonMitch on Twitter) Meineke Car Care Bowl of Texas Texas A&M (6–6) vs. Northwestern (6–6) Date: Dec. 31 at 12 noon ET Location: Reliant Stadium, Houston, Texas Texas A&M is arguably the most talented 6–6...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
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By Braden Gall (@AthlonBraden on Twitter) Post-Week 13 Big Ten Power Rankings Check out all of our college football rankings. And two Big Ten teams came in at #1 of our Top 25 College Football Rivalries. 1. Michigan State (10-2, 7-1...
Braden Gall
2 years ago

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