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AJ McCarron
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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Kevin Hogan
Alabama and Florida State are in the driver’s seat to play for the national title, but there’s a spirited debate to find the top one-loss team in college football.Is it Stanford? The Cardinal rank as the highest one-loss team in the BCS...
Steven Lassan
11 months ago
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Last week gave us plenty of news to break down on this week’s podcast. Alabama tightened its grip on No. 1, Baylor took another step to national title legitimacy and Stanford rearranged the championship and Heisman races. Co-hosts Braden Gall...
David Fox
11 months ago
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USC mascot
USC and Texas were two of the biggest disappointments after the first month of the college football season.USC started 3-2, with wins over Hawaii, Boston College and Utah State. The Trojans had a disappointing 10-7 home loss to Washington State and...
Steven Lassan
11 months ago
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Will Muschamp
Another week, another college football coach fired. Ron English was dismissed a day before Eastern Michigan was set to take on Western Michigan last week. Eastern Michigan is one of the toughest jobs in the nation, but English’s teams showed...
Steven Lassan
11 months ago
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James Franklin
With 11 weeks in the books, college football’s bowl and national title picture is starting to come into focus.The fourth release of the BCS standings saw another change at the top. With Stanford’s victory over Oregon on Thursday night,...
Steven Lassan
11 months ago
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True college football fans like to examine and dissect statistics, whether it's 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...
Corby Yarbrough
11 months ago
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AJ McCarron
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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While Stanford and Baylor picked up signature wins, Alabama ended up as one of the big winners in Sunday’s release of the BCS rankings.At No. 1, the Crimson Tide have nowhere to go, but the win over LSU strengthened Alabama’s slot at No...
David Fox
11 months ago
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As many of his teammates left school early to go to the NFL Draft, Alabama linebacker C.J. Mosley remained in Tuscaloosa for an extra year of seasoning.That experience was apparent Saturday in the Crimson Tide’s biggest win of the season to...
David Fox
11 months ago
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The stretch from Thursday evening to Saturday night was perhaps one of the most meaningful stretches for the national championship and Heisman races we've seen this season.The three days and three key games also showed that meaningful doesn...
David Fox
11 months ago
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UCLA won a critical Pac-12 South elimination game in Tucson. The USC Trojans quietly have won three straight and looked impressive against Cal. And Arizona State survived a scare in Salt Lake City.But Week 11 in the Pac-12 belonged to Stanford....
Braden Gall
11 months ago
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Marcus Mariota
Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota entered Thursday night’s game against Stanford as the favorite to win the Heisman Trophy. However, the sophomore left Stanford with a major dent in his resume.Mariota completed 20 of 34 passes for 250 yards...
Steven Lassan
11 months ago
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Missouri Tigers
Like it or not, Las Vegas rarely gets it wrong, so tracking betting lines should always be a big part of each football weekend — even if there are no bets on the line. It took me a few weeks but I finally gained some ground last week thanks...
Braden Gall
11 months ago
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Jameis Winston
The Heisman is but one award, and one award isn’t enough to contain the best of college football.

 While we love prognosticating who will win college football’s most coveted individual trophy, we also love the glut of postseason awards...
David Fox
11 months ago
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Thursday night drama never really occurred until Oregon blocked a field goal in the fourth quarter agains Stanford. Before that, the drama was a sloppy first half in Waco.The biggest drama Thursday night offered was an upending the 2013 landscape.A...
David Fox
11 months ago
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Marcus Mariota
It’s rare to see a Thursday night game with national title implications, but that’s the case this week, as Oregon travels to Stanford for a Pac-12 North showdown. The Ducks rank No. 3 in the latest BCS standings, and a win over the...
Steven Lassan
11 months ago
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Stanford Cardinal
Each week, Athlon Sports will highlight some of the best one-on-one matchups to watch in college football. Here are the most important games within the game to watch this weekend:Marcus Mariota, QB vs. Shayne Skov, LB (Oregon at Stanford, Thurs.)...
Athlon Sports
11 months ago
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Stanford Cardinal
This is what we have all been waiting for. Oregon at Stanford has been targeted all year as arguably the most important game of the season regardless of conference and now it is upon us with all the fanfare and excitement of two top-five teams. And...
Braden Gall
11 months ago
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The Thursday we’ve all be waiting for is here as Oregon visits Stanford and Oklahoma visits Baylor. On this week’s edition of the Cover 2, hosts Braden Gall and David Fox prepare you for Thursday plus action for Saturday.On this week...
David Fox
11 months ago
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Connor Cook
With 10 weeks in the books, college football’s bowl picture is starting to clear.The third release of the BCS standings saw another change at the top. Florida State passed Oregon for the No. 2 spot behind Alabama. However, if both teams win...
Steven Lassan
11 months ago
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True college football fans like to examine and dissect statistics, whether it's 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...
Corby Yarbrough
11 months ago
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Mike London
College football’s coach on the hot seat carousel took an odd turn last week, as FAU’s Carl Pelini resigned over illegal drug use. Pelini’s resignation was the fourth coaching change of 2013, and the first since Miami (Ohio)...
Steven Lassan
11 months ago
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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
12 months ago
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Marqise Lee
With Oregon and Stanford on bye in Week 10, it was a relatively quiet Saturday in the Pac-12.However, the spotlight shifts to the Pac-12 on Thursday night, as the Ducks and Cardinal meet to stay alive in the national title picture.Arizona State...
Steven Lassan
12 months ago

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