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LSU has three consecutive double-digit win seasons, but the Tigers were a bit of a mystery entering 2013.With eight starters gone on defense, along with a new coordinator on offense, LSU was going to need some time to get all of the new faces...
Steven Lassan
11 months ago
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Another week, another meaningful slate of games in the SEC.Georgia wrestled control of the East Division by beating South Carolina 41-30. The Bulldogs got a huge performance from quarterback Aaron Murray and running back Todd Gurley, while the...
Athlon Sports
11 months ago
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Even though South Carolina and Georgia played in Week 2, it’s a huge game for positioning in the SEC East title picture.With everything on the line in Saturday’s game, it was no surprise to see the intensity for both teams at a high...
Steven Lassan
11 months ago
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Tennessee freshman receiver Marquez North was one of the top recruits in coach Butch Jones’ first signing class on Rocky Top.North has five receptions through the first two weeks, with his best catch coming against the Hilltoppers.The...
Steven Lassan
11 months ago
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Aaron Murray
Georgia and South Carolina have combined to win the last three SEC East titles, and Saturday’s game will play a key role in determining the division champion this year.After losing to Clemson last Saturday, the Bulldogs have to win against...
Steven Lassan
11 months ago
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After three marquee games, Sept. 7 may end up being a slow week in college football. The schedule is littered with FCS games and off weeks before a mammoth Sept. 14.Teams may not want to look ahead, but Athlon Sports does.With the Week 1 madness...
David Fox
11 months ago
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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. Whether you condone gambling or not, think of it as becoming a more...
Braden Gall
11 months ago
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South Carolina’s trip to Georgia highlights the Week 2 slate in the SEC.  Also, Florida heads to South Florida to play at Miami, and Tennessee hosts Western Kentucky in an intriguing battle of first-year head coaches. In addition, two...
Mitch Light
11 months ago
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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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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
11 months ago
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Clemson fans may still be partying in the streets, and Georgia fans may still be sulking even into the middle of the week after a wild season opener. But there’s still a long way to go before the rare top-10 Week 1 matchup is put into its...
David Fox
11 months ago
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In episode 2 of the Athlon Sports Cover 2 Podcast, Braden Gall and David Fox talk about the ups and downs from the first week of games, plus a quick lookahead for Week 2.Our topics in this episode:• What was impressive about Clemson’s 38...
David Fox
11 months ago
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Alabama RB T.J. Yeldon
It’s only Week 1, but if the early indications are true, the SEC is deeper and better than 2012. LSU showcased the next wave of talent in a win over TCU, Ole Miss picked up a good road win over Vanderbilt, Arkansas handled Sun Belt favorite...
Mitch Light
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
11 months ago
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Not only did Georgia lose Saturday’s game to Clemson, it was costly in the health department.Running back Todd Gurley suffered a thigh injury against the Tigers, and receiver Malcolm Mitchell is lost for the year due to a torn ACL. In bizarre...
Steven Lassan
11 months ago
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Les Miles
Ole Miss topped Vanderbilt in the only Week 1 matchup between SEC teams, but there were several other schools that made a statement in the first weekend of the season. LSU picked up a solid non-conference win over TCU in Arlington; Florida looked...
Mitch Light
11 months ago
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The first weekend of college football season delivered in all the ways we hoped it would.Clemson gave us a legitimate party-crasher for the SEC’s dominance and raised the bar for a Tigers fan base used to having their dreams crushed in the...
David Fox
11 months ago
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Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel spent the first half of Saturday’s game on the sidelines due to a suspension from the offseason autograph scandal. However, Manziel didn’t let that slow him down against Rice, completing 6 of 8...
Steven Lassan
11 months ago
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AJ McCarron
Alabama begins its national title defense with a trip to a familiar destination – Atlanta. The Crimson Tide played and won two out of the last four SEC Championships in the Georgia Dome, including last year’s 32-28 thriller over Georgia...
Steven Lassan
11 months ago
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Aaron Murray
It’s only Week 1 of the 2013 college football season, but the stakes are high for Georgia and Clemson in Death Valley on Saturday night. Both teams have national title aspirations, and while a loss won’t knock either out of the BCS...
Steven Lassan
11 months ago
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Casey Pachall
Week 1 of the college football season doesn’t have a ton of marquee matchups, but there should be plenty of intrigue when LSU and TCU meet in Arlington, Texas on Saturday night.Adding to the interest level for Saturday night’s game is a...
Steven Lassan
11 months ago
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South Carolina defensive end Jadeveon Clowney didn’t make a huge impact on the stat sheet on Thursday night (three tackles), but the junior was around the line of scrimmage most of the night. Clowney’s presence altered North Carolina...
Steven Lassan
11 months ago
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Florida State Seminoles
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.Whether you condone gambling or not, think of it as becoming a more...
Braden Gall
11 months ago
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Jordan Matthews
The only conference game in the SEC for Week 1 takes place in Nashville. Vanderbilt hosts Ole Miss in a key early season matchup on Thursday night. The Commodores opened SEC play on Thursday night last year but lost 17-13 to South Carolina.Both...
Steven Lassan
11 months ago
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Jadeveon Clowney
College football’s 2013 season kicks off with an ACC-SEC matchup between North Carolina and South Carolina. The Tar Heels were ineligible to play in the postseason last year but compiled an impressive 8-4 record in coach Larry Fedora’s...
Steven Lassan
11 months ago

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