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Joe Thomas
The Bowl Championship Series is dead. But even the harshest of BCS detractors must acknowledge that the 16-year run was arguably the best era of college football in the history of the sport.The era was highlighted by the advent of the BCS...
Braden Gall
5 months ago
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Rutgers Scarlet Knights
Rutgers and the American Athletic Conference have reached an agreement to allow the Scarlet Knights to depart for the Big Ten in time for the 2014 football season.There was little doubt Rutgers would play in the Big Ten next year, but there was a...
Steven Lassan
5 months ago
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Ralph Friedgen
After an extended search, Rutgers coach Kyle Flood has finally hired his offensive and defensive coordinator for the 2014 season.Joe Rossi held the title of interim defensive coordinator after Dave Cohen was fired, and Flood has decided to keep...
Steven Lassan
5 months ago
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Philip Nelson
Minnesota quarterback Philip Nelson recently announced his intention to transfer, and after considering a couple of schools, he has found a new home at Big Ten newcomer Rutgers.Due to NCAA transfer rules, Nelson must sit out 2014 and will be...
Steven Lassan
5 months ago
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Braxton Miller
The Big Ten is set to grow by two teams next year, but a familiar set of programs will lead the way in the conference in 2014.Ohio State is the early favorite to win the Big Ten next season, but Michigan State and Wisconsin are the next two teams...
Steven Lassan
6 months ago
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Brian Kelly
A New York City triumvirate of Babe Ruth, Frank Sinatra and Jay-Z could not have come up with a better matchup for the Pinstripe Bowl than Notre Dame (8–4) and Rutgers (6–6, 3–5 American). Call your own shot and start spreading...
Nathan Rush
7 months ago
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Rutgers alternate helmet
Rutgers will have a new helmet for Saturday’s game against Temple, as coach Kyle Flood unveiled a new look to support the relief efforts from Hurricane Sandy.This week marks the one-year anniversary of Hurricane Sandy, and the helmet features...
Steven Lassan
9 months ago
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The Rutgers-SMU matchup wasn’t one of the weekend’s most-anticipated games, but this American Athletic Conference game was an entertaining, three-overtime affair.The Scarlet Knights led 21-0, and the Mustangs rallied to cut the deficit...
Athlon Sports
9 months ago
Rutgers Scarlet Knights
After a tough loss to Fresno State in Week 1, Rutgers returns home to play Norfolk State. The Scarlet Knights are a heavy favorite and should have no trouble erasing the bad memories from last week’s loss.Rutgers will also break out a new...
Steven Lassan
10 months ago
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Week 1 of the 2013 college football season is in the books, and a few coaches are feeling the pressure after their opening week performance.Connecticut’s Paul Pasqualoni takes the top spot in Athlon’s hot seat rankings after Week 1. The...
Steven Lassan
10 months ago
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Charlie Strong
It's not easy getting college football coaches to honestly comment on another coach, player or team. Most coaches don't want to give opposing teams billboard material, which is why there is a lot of coach speak or overused cliches used...
Athlon Sports
11 months ago
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For a conference cobbled together from remnants of the Big East and Conference USA plus one Atlantic 10 program, the American Athletic Conference naturally has a disparate collection of coaches.In the Big East, Louisville’s Rick Pitino was in...
David Fox
11 months ago
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College football is all about the stories — the rivalries, the personal connections and the connection to history.Alabama’s trip to Texas A&M, provided Johnny Manziel plays, is notable for the title implications and the rematch from...
David Fox
11 months ago
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Jadeveon Clowney
Defensive line isn’t a particularly deep position in college football this season. But at the top, South Carolina, Notre Dame, Arizona State, Florida and USC are all pretty solid. The Gamecocks are headlined by college football’s No. 1...
Steven Lassan
11 months ago
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The SEC leads college football in many things, but one of the strangest categories may be former head coach reclamation projects.Not all assistants are cut out to be head coaches, but the five aforementioned programs clearly see strengths that didn...
David Fox
11 months ago
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Rutgers will retire the jersey number of defensive lineman Eric LeGrand, who was paralyzed in 2010 while making a tackle. The school, which played in the first college football game in history in 1869, has never retired a number until now.Rutgers...
David Fox
12 months ago
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Believe it or not, Louisville has not been crowned the American Athletic Conference champions quite yet.The Cardinals are the presumptive favorite in the league and one of a handful teams in the country capable of going undefeated during the...
David Fox
12 months ago
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Whether you hate or love the BCS, the bowl season is exciting time for college football fans. Although some believe there are too many bowl games, it's one last chance to see teams before the long offseason sets in. And considering how long the...
Steven Lassan
12 months ago
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Determining the worst coaching tenures for any period is no easy task. Each program has its own set of hurdles to overcome, and all coaches aren’t on equal footing when they take over a job.In forming Athlon’s list of the top 25 worst...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
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Every year, college football fans are introduced to a handful of players that become household names by the end of the season. Predicting which players will breakout any year is never an easy task.The American Athletic Conference is a league in...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
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Rutgers was one of the biggest winners in college football’s recent round of realignment, as the Scarlet Knights will be moving from the American Athletic Conference to the Big Ten.Rutgers will formally move to the Big Ten in 2014, but the...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
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Realignment has dominated the college football headlines for a couple of years, resulting in a vastly different landscape across the nation.The changes resulted in the death of one football conference (WAC), with the ACC, Big Ten and SEC inching...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
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The 2013 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-American Athletic teams for this season. Related Content: American Athletic Conference...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
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Fall Saturdays are special. Small towns, huge crowds, tailgating, bands, cheerleaders and student sections are just a few of the reasons college football is the best sport on the planet. When campuses jump to life across the nation each weekend...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
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2013 American Predictions         American Overall 1. Louisville 7-1 11-1 2. Cincinnati 6-2 9-3...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago

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