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The calendar has turned to February, so college basketball teams are currently fighting for seeding or just to get in the NCAA Tournament. Missouri had a huge comeback win over Kansas in this weekend’s best game, while Duke suffered its second...
Patrick Snow
2 years ago
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-by Braden Gall (@BradenGall on twitter) This was easily one of the more entertaining National Signing Days in history. And in stark contrast to years past, the dramatics had nothing to do with the nation’s top class. In fact, there was a...
Braden Gall
2 years ago
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Which team had the best weekend, as far as improving its NCAA profile? Nathan Rush: Notre Dame’s 50–48 victory at Connecticut on Saturday was another impressive win for the Fighting Irish’s NCAA Tournament résumé. Coach Mike Brey’s club also...
Patrick Snow
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 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 Braden Gall (@BradenGall on twitter) With the BCS National Championship in the rearview, recruiting now takes center stage for the next three weeks. And one glance at the Athlon Consensus 100 will prove that it should be an electric ride...
Braden Gall
2 years ago
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By Steven Lassan (@AthlonSteven on Twitter) Champs Sports Bowl Florida State (8-4) vs. Notre Dame (8-4) Date: Dec. 29 at 5:30 p.m. ET Location: Florida Citrus Bowl, Orlando, Fla. In terms of name value, this bowl should be one of the...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
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-by Braden Gall (follow at @BradenGall) National Signing Day 2012 is just over one month away. With 11 of the top 20 players in the 2012 Athlon Consensus 100 — and exactly one-third of the entire list — still left uncommitted, the furious...
Braden Gall
2 years ago
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— by Mark Ross With the 14th season of BCS bowl action about to take place, Athlon reviewed the tapes of the four (now five) biggest bowl games in college football. Since 1998, teams have been fighting to land a spot in the BCS and here are...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
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-by Braden Gall (follow at @AthlonBraden) The recruitment of the nation’s No. 4 prospect, two-way star lineman Arik Armstead, has been anything but smooth. The 6-foot-7, 280-pound stud from Elk Grove (Calif.) Pleasant Grove committed to the...
Braden Gall
2 years ago
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The coaching carousel in college football has been as crazy as ever this offseason. It started with former Notre Dame boss Bob Davie going to New Mexico, and now has progressed to where Rich Rodriguez and Mike Leach are in the Pac-12 and Urban...
Patrick Snow
2 years ago
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Pep bands, cheerleaders, tailgating, student sections, cornhole and especially rivalries. All of which makes college football the greatest sport on the planet. The Athlon Sports editorial staff put its collective heads together and ranked the Top...
Braden Gall
2 years ago
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By Mitch Light (@AthlonMitch) Here are previews and predictions for the 10 best college football games this weekend. LSU (+5) at Alabama It’s the most anticipated regular-season game of the BCS era. It’s LSU and Alabama — the top two...
Mitch Light
2 years ago
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Michigan State has been the talk of the college football world this week after beating undefeated Wisconsin with an improbable Hail Mary pass on the game’s final play. The Spartans have enjoyed a successful month with wins over Ohio State,...
Patrick Snow
2 years ago
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Michigan State has won three games in a row over hated-Michigan, but the current streak was preceded by the Wolverines taking six in a row over the Spartans from 2002-07. There have been many dramatic Paul Bunyan Trophy games — from Gary...
Patrick Snow
3 years ago
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December 6, 1982. That was the last time a state of Florida team did not appear in the AP Top 25. The success streak of Sunshine State ended this week, as losses by Florida and Florida State dropped them out of the rankings. The Gators are...
Patrick Snow
3 years ago
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Notre Dame got the win against Pittsburgh, but it sure wasn't pretty. In a game marred by poor decisions, bad penalties and turnovers, the Fighting Irish were lucky to get a road win against the Panthers today. Looking at the scoreboard, you...
Athlon Sports
3 years ago
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This article on college football realignment originally appeared in our 1998 college football annual. As the college football landscape continues to go through realignment and the whispers of superconferences are still heard (despite the PAC-12's...
Athlon Sports
3 years ago
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College football uniforms have been in the news lately. With Maryland's flag uniforms that looked like something out of Middle Earth, Boise State's "Power Rangers" getup and Oklahoma State's all grey, we're not sure what's going on with the...
Athlon Sports
3 years ago
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By Patrick Snow (@AthlonSnowman on Twitter) I had a chance recently to talk college football with former Air Force coach Fisher DeBerry, who won 169 games in 23 years with the Falcons. The College Football Hall of Famer now spends time with his...
Patrick Snow
3 years ago
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Michigan fans have to be elated with new coach Brady Hoke after the Wolverines’ stunning finish against Notre Dame. The Big House was rather quiet at the end of three quarters, but then a first-ever, late night party ensued as Denard Robinson led...
Patrick Snow
3 years ago
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By Steven Lassan (@AthlonSteven on Twitter) With conference realignment back in the news, college football fans are looking for someone to blame for all of this mess. Is it Texas? Texas A&M? The SEC? The Big 12? Oklahoma? Dan Beebe?...
Steven Lassan
3 years ago
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Notre Dame and Georgia have received the most attention around the college football world for their 0-2 starts, but both squads have played quality teams and had chances to win. The Irish dominated the line of scrimmage against South Florida but...
Patrick Snow
3 years ago
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Much of the discussion on great finishes in college football history tends to focus on a single play. You know them well – Doug Flutie’s Hail Mary at Miami in 1984, the Cal kick return against Stanford in 1982, the Kordell Stewart Hail Mary to...
Patrick Snow
3 years ago
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Notre Dame had almost everything go wrong that could go wrong in its 23-20 loss to South Florida. Despite doubling the Bulls in total yardage, the Irish had five turnovers and two weather delays on a dreary Saturday in South Bend. There was a ton...
Patrick Snow
3 years ago

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