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With the favorite winning all four of the SEC games on Saturday, there wasn’t much movement in the weekly Power Rankings. Arkansas, which has lost six straight game, did fall from No. 13 to No. 14. More Post-Week 10 Power Rankings: ...
Mitch Light
1 year ago
The final year of the BCS standings will give fans of a handful of teams a chance to argue one last time.Alabama, Oregon, Baylor and Stanford were all off Saturday, but Thursday will begin a week that will define the remainder of the season. On...
David Fox
1 year ago
By virtue of the process of elimination, Clint Chelf entered the season as one of the most experienced quarterbacks in the Big 12.After the opener, he also had the least firm grip on his starting job when he was replaced by J.W. Walsh. But in the...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
The Week 10 slate was highlighted by Georgia’s 23-20 win over Florida in Jacksonville. The Bulldogs surged to a 23-3 lead at the half but had to hold on for a three-point win. Elsewhere, South Carolina beat Mississippi State with ease despite...
Mitch Light
1 year ago
If Saturday seemed quiet, that was with good reason.No Alabama. No Oregon. No Stanford. No Oklahoma. No Baylor.In their place, Florida State and Ohio State took the opportunity in a less-crowded schedule to prove their mettle.The Seminoles made the...
David Fox
1 year ago
Georgia Bulldogs
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. If you follow me on Twitter (of course you do), you'll know that I...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
Aaron Murray
The World’s Largest Outdoor Cocktail Party could be the final hope for Georgia and Florida’s SEC East title hopes.South Carolina’s win over Missouri last Saturday changed the outlook of the East Division title picture. The Tigers...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
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
1 year ago
Telvin Smith
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:Duke Johnson, RB vs. Telvin Smith, LB (Miami vs. Florida St.)The only...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
The Week 10 SEC slate is highlighted by the annual Florida-Georgia showdown in Jacksonville. Both teams have struggled in recent weeks — due in large part to injuries — but this game is still very important to both programs.Week 10...
Mitch Light
1 year ago
Steve Spurrier
With one month to go in the 2013 college football season, there’s still not much clarity in the SEC East. Missouri, South Carolina, Georgia and Florida are still in the mix, and each team has been forced to navigate through the season with...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Bryce Petty
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
1 year ago
College football’s best month of the year begins Friday.The national title contenders have been established, the Heisman field has been narrowed and many of the seasons that have gone wrong are still salvageable thanks to rivalry games at the...
David Fox
1 year ago
The college football season enters November with a less-than-stellar week of games, but hosts Braden Gall and David Fox try to make the best of it.On this week’s podcast:• Reviewing wins by Oregon and Stanford, setting up a major...
David Fox
1 year ago
Charlie Weis
After a flurry of activity in late September/early October, the college football coach carousel has been quiet in the last few weeks. But is a period of calm signaling a busy offseason? It’s not out of the question.Texas’ Mack Brown...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Jerry Kill
With nine weeks in the books, college football’s bowl picture is starting to clear.The second release of the BCS standings saw an expected change, as Oregon passed Florida State for the No. 2 spot. The Ducks have the edge in strength of...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
This preview and more on Tennessee and the SEC are available in the Athlon Sports 2013-14 College Basketball Preseason Annual. The magazine is available online or on newsstands everywhere.No. 17 Tennessee Facts & FiguresLast season: 20-13 (11-7...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Alabama is the top ranked team in the nation and obviously the No. 1 team in the SEC. The Crimson Tide disposed of Tennessee 45-10 in Tuscaloosa on Saturday. Missouri was the biggest move in the power rankings — in the wrong direction. The...
Mitch Light
1 year ago
Connor Shaw
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
1 year ago
See, Oregon fans, was that such a long wait?Even as Florida State and Ohio State demolished their Week 9 opponents, Oregon still took the leap up to the No. 2 spot in the second BCS standings as expected. Oregon defeated UCLA 42-14 to begin a...
David Fox
1 year ago
The SEC has more than its share of quality quarterbacks, each with a superlatives. AJ McCarron is the winner. Aaron Murray is the career achiever. Johnny Manziel is the most dynamic.After Saturday, it would be tough to argue against South Carolina...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
The only game with a significant impact on the SEC standings in Week 9 turned out to be a thriller. South Carolina, left for dead after trailing 17-0 entering the fourth quarter, rallied to beat Missouri to keep its SEC East title hopes alive....
Mitch Light
1 year ago
The final Saturday of October gave us further examples of two truths of the soon-to-be-defunct BCS:1. October is way too early to be frustrated about the BCS rankings.2. October is a perfect time to be frustrated with the BCS rankings.On the first...
David Fox
1 year ago
Maty Mauk
In the preseason, Missouri-South Carolina appeared to be just a typical SEC contest. There was some upset talk surrounding this game, especially since this was slated to be the Gamecocks’ third consecutive road test. But fast forward to...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Justin Worley
September 18, 2004. That's the last time the scoreboard read in Tennessee's favor in the Third Saturday in October. Butch Jones was still an offensive coordinator at Central Michigan, yet to begin his head coaching stints at CMU, Cincinnati...
Stephen Schindler
1 year ago

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