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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
2 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
2 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
2 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
2 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
2 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
2 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
2 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
2 years ago
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By Mitch Light Notre Dame (-3.5) at Michigan Brian Kelly’s second season at Notre Dame didn’t exactly begin as planned, with a 23–20 loss at home to South Florida. But please be advised: Don’t jump off the Irish bandwagon just yet. Notre Dame...
Mitch Light
2 years ago
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Notre Dame head coach Brian Kelly had a bad first weekend of college football. Not only did the Notre Dame-USF game get delayed a few hours due to lightning, but his team lost, despite outgaining South Florida by 300 yards (but they turned the...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
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Football is finally here. Here are our previews and predictions for the ten best college football games this weekend.  TCU (-5) at Baylor (Fri.) The defending Rose Bowl champs open up with a sneaky tough game against a Baylor team that...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
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Each week, Athlon recruiting editor Braden Gall (@AthlonBraden) takes a big-picture glance at the world of recruiting - the lifeblood of college football. Official visits, verbal commitments, rankings updates and high school results will be...
Braden Gall
2 years ago
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It's been a tough offseason for college football. This summer we've been bombarded by scandals surrounding Oregon, Miami and Ohio State. And these are just the schools that have gotten caught. So we thought we'd take a step back and look at what...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
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Each year we ask college football coaches to tell us what they really think about the other teams in their conference. But we don't want the cliche'd press conference platitudes, so we ask them to give us their quotes off-the-record and...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
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by Steven Lassan (@AthlonSteven on Twitter) What is a breakout player? Defining that term isn’t exactly easy. Although Notre Dame fans are likely already familiar with the names on this list, this is Athlon’s attempt to peg the players...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
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The start of the 2011 college football season is two weeks away. With kickoff right around the corner, Athlon takes a look at the top 25 must-see games in the nation for 2011. 1a. LSU vs. Alabama (Week 10) Nov. 5, All-Time Series: Bama leads...
Braden Gall
2 years ago
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They're the teams within the team - those cohesive little units bound together by their shared responsibilities within the larger team context. Whether it's the offensive linemen firing off time after time into those familiar blocking sleds, or...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
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By Steven Lassan (@AthlonSteven on Twitter) When the preseason magazines and polls are released every year, no team generates as much discussion as Notre Dame. The Irish are one of the most polarizing teams in college football, and the hype for...
Steven Lassan
3 years ago
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For the 45th year in a row, Athlon Sports will release its in-depth preseason preview annual complete with coaching changes, behind the scenes features, scouting reports from within the locker room, pages of recruiting rankings, and most...
Braden Gall
3 years ago

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