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Tajh Boyd
Each week of the college football season, Athlon Sports will poll some of the nation's best college football people from every region of the country. Each voter offers up a top five and each first-place vote is worth five points. A second-place...
Braden Gall
11 months ago
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It's Midseason Madness on this week's podcast. Our hosts tackle big second-half questions for the SEC, Pac-12, Big Ten, Big 12 and ACC before offering up picks for the midseason coach of the year. Here are the key storylines Braden Gall and...
David Fox
11 months ago
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Marcus Mariota
At the midpoint of the Pac-12 season, it has been Oregon and whichever team wants to try and lineup for second place. No team has scored more, allowed less and is better in turnover margin. That said, Oregon State’s Sean Mannion is the nation...
Corby Yarbrough
11 months ago
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Dana Holgorsen
College football’s coach carousel didn’t spin into motion as some may have expected in Week 7.Texas was a heavy underdog to Oklahoma in the annual Red River Rivalry, but the Longhorns stunned the Sooners. Coach Mack Brown is still on...
Steven Lassan
11 months ago
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Andre Williams
With seven weeks in the books, college football’s bowl picture is starting to clear. Stanford’s loss to Utah was a huge setback to the Cardinal’s national title hopes, while Oregon took a step forward with its win against...
Steven Lassan
11 months ago
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Nelson Agholor
The national title picture was altered by Utah’s 27-21 win over Stanford on Saturday. The Cardinal’s first loss of the season is early enough to rebound back into the BCS title contention, but Stanford still has to play Oregon and UCLA....
Steven Lassan
11 months ago
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Johnny Manziel
Numbers and statistics are unquestionably a huge part of the game. Any game, for that matter.Some fall on the sabermetric side of things, while others like to keep it simple and use the ol' eyeball test. In the football world, that means...
Braden Gall
11 months ago
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Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota may have entered the weekend as the Heisman frontrunner, but Saturday’s 45-24 win at Washington erased any doubt.Mariota led one of the most impressive wins by a national championship by taking apart the...
Athlon Sports
11 months ago
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One of the hallmarks of the 2013 season as it reached its halfway point was its stability.Only three top-10 teams lost through the first six weeks of the season. Two of those losses were inevitable (No. 8 Clemson over No. 5 Georgia, No. 1 Alabama...
David Fox
11 months ago
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Pac-12 Football
Upset Saturday was in full effect in the Pac-12, but it didn't come from Husky Stadium as some believed. No, Oregon controlled Washington with relative ease, putting them away in the final quarter in impressive fashion. It was the Stanford...
Braden Gall
11 months ago
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We’ll find out if a great defense (Florida) can stop a great offense (LSU) on Saturday afternoon at Tiger Stadium. Elsewhere, undefeated Missouri heads to Athens to face banged up — but still talented — Georgia in a key SEC East...
Mitch Light
11 months ago
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Stanford snuck past Washington last weekend and neither team has time to dwell on what happened in Palo Alto. The Huskies return home and get to try to stop the Oregon Ducks while the Cardinal have a testy road trip to Salt Lake City.While those...
Braden Gall
11 months ago
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Kevin Hogan
Week 6 in the Pac-12 opened with an entertaining affair in Salt Lake City between UCLA and Utah on Thursday night and concluded on Saturday with a Washington-Stanford matchup that had national title implications.Despite being outgained by over 200...
Steven Lassan
11 months ago
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Oregon tight end Colt Lyerla did not play in the Week 6 win over Colorado and has decided to withdraw from the school.Lyerla was regarded as one of the top tight ends in the nation coming into 2013 but had only two catches for 26 yards in three...
Steven Lassan
11 months ago
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Stanford highlighted the weekend by staying unbeaten after slipping past Washington. Oregon trounced Colorado on the road. So never fear, the collision course for Thursday, Nov. 7 in Palo Alto is still intact. But only by the slimmest of margins....
Athlon Sports
11 months ago
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Entering the 2013 season, the Pac-12 North was considered a two-team race: Oregon and Stanford.After five weeks, the Ducks and Cardinal are still considered the frontrunners for the Pac-12 title.But is it time to move Washington into the contender...
Steven Lassan
11 months ago
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Last weekend was an eventful one out West. Stanford made another big statement in the Pac-12 North, Sean Mannion has the Beavers turned around, Washington got a big home win and, oh by the way, USC fired Lane Kiffin.The stories emanating from...
Braden Gall
11 months ago
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The shortest season in major sports moves into its second month, and there’s still a ton to learn.The ACC has two frontrunners in Florida State and Clemson, but neither have been able to get out of their own way in the past. The best of the...
David Fox
11 months ago
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The 2013 college football season is only five weeks old, but there is plenty to learn from the first month of action.Quarterback play is always under the microscope in any season. But performance under center is at an all-time high, especially as...
Steven Lassan
11 months ago
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Texas and USC are two of college football’s premier jobs, and by December, both programs are expected to be looking for a head coach. USC already fired coach Lane Kiffin, and Mack Brown’s future at Texas is iffy, which means there will...
Steven Lassan
11 months ago
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The beauty of sports, in particular college football, lies in their complete unpredictability and reality TV-like drama. Week 5 was a huge weekend of action across the nation. Lessons were learned in Athens, Tuscaloosa, Tempe, Columbus and South...
Braden Gall
11 months ago
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Oregon will be without its biggest offensive threat on Saturday as they travel to Boulder to take on Pac-12 foe Colorado. The Ducks will be very careful with Thomas and see no need to rush him back against a Colorado team that got blown out 44-17...
Steven Lassan
11 months ago
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True college football fans like to examine and dissect statistics, whether its a quarterback's completion percentage or a team's winning record on the road. We, however, love stats. With that in mind, we scoured the Pac-12 to put together...
Athlon Sports
11 months ago
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Lane Kiffin
The Lane Kiffin era is over at USC. Kiffin was fired after the Trojans’ 62-41 loss to Arizona State on Saturday night.Kiffin finished his tenure at USC with a 28-15 record, including a 10-8 mark over the last two years. The Trojans had a 10-2...
Steven Lassan
11 months ago
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Once again, this league features some of the nation's best offensive performances. Bishop Sankey carried the ball 40 times, Sean Mannion tied a school record, Brandin Cooks can't be covered, Bralon Addison cannot be tackled and Kevin Hogan...
Athlon Sports
11 months ago

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