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The start of the college football season is just weeks away, and Athlon Sports is counting down the top teams for the upcoming year.Alabama is Athlon’s pick to win the national championship, with Urban Meyer’s Ohio State Buckeyes...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
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With college football’s postseason set to change after the 2013 season, Alabama could finish the BCS era as the only team to win three consecutive national titles. The Crimson Tide has claimed back-to-back championships thanks to dominating wins...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
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In 2013-14, Kentucky will try to pull off a rare college basketball feat by going from national champion to NIT, then back to national champion. As our league-by-league snapshots continue into the SEC, we take a look at the teams who might make...
David Fox
1 year ago
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In 2013-14, Kentucky will try to pull off a rare college basketball feat by going from national champion to NIT, then back to national champion. As our league-by-league snapshots continue into the SEC, we take a look at the teams who might make...
David Fox
1 year ago
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The SEC is known for its defense. But let’s not forget about the players on the other side of the ball this year. The SEC is home to the 2012 Heisman winner in Texas A&M’s Johnny Manziel, while Georgia and Alabama both averaged over 32...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
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Greatness is defined in so many different ways. Statistical production, individual awards, team success, longevity, supporting cast, level of competition, raw talent and athletic ability all factor heavily in determining overall greatness....
Braden Gall
1 year ago
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Texas A&M took the SEC by storm in his debut season, recording an 11-2 record and producing a Heisman Trophy winner in quarterback Johnny Manziel. After last year’s 11-win season, the Aggies are setting their goals even higher for 2013....
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
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LSU had national title aspirations in 2012 but losses to Florida and Alabama pushed the Tigers to a 10-2 mark at the end of the regular season. Getting LSU to a spot in the national championship will be even more challenging for Les Miles in...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
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If Florida wants to win the SEC East, its offense has to take a step forward in 2013. The Gators ranked last in the SEC in passing offense last season and averaged only 334.4 yards per game. Quarterback Jeff Driskel was solid in his debut year...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
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With Alabama expected to be the No. 1 team in most preseason polls in 2013, combined with potential top-10 teams in LSU and Texas A&M, the SEC West should be one of the deepest divisions in college football. That also doesn’t include an...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
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With three likely top-10 teams in 2013, the battle to win the SEC East is going to be one of the most heated conference battles in college football. Georgia is the defending East Division champ, but South Carolina and Florida each have a strong...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
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Spring practice has finished for all 125 Football Bowl Subdivision teams for 2013. And with spring workouts over, the picture for the national championship battle is starting to come into focus. The SEC has won seven championships in a row, but...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
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As expected, Missouri found life in the SEC more difficult than the week-to-week grind of the Big 12. The Tigers had their streak of seven straight winning seasons snapped, slipping to 5-7 and no bowl appearance since the 2004 season. For...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
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Depending on your point of view, spring practice is either a respite from the football-free months of winter and a taste of things to come in August. On the other hand, it’s only appealing to the hardcore football fan. Sure, there’s the same...
David Fox
1 year ago
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Greatness is defined in so many different ways. Statistical production, individual awards, team success, longevity, supporting cast, level of competition, raw talent and athletic ability all factor heavily in determining overall greatness....
Braden Gall
1 year ago
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Eddie Lacy, Mike Gillislee and Zac Stacy are gone, but the SEC isn’t hurting for options at running back. Georgia’s Todd Gurley and Alabama’s T.J. Yeldon are back after standout freshman seasons. And both players are due for a bigger workload...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
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After a 15-21 record in three years on Rocky Top, Derek Dooley was fired as Tennessee’s coach and was replaced by Butch Jones. The Volunteers have missed out on a bowl game in each of the last two seasons and have just two conference wins during...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
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The SEC is one of college football’s top conferences for quarterback play in 2013. Texas A&M’s Johnny Manziel clearly ranks as the No. 1 quarterback for this season, as the sophomore hopes to repeat as a Heisman Trophy winner, while leading...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
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The SEC West is arguably college football’s toughest division. With Alabama expected to be ranked No. 1 in most preseason polls, along with two other potential top-10 teams – LSU and Texas A&M – Ole Miss and Mississippi State will have an...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
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The Bluegrass State could be on its way to becoming the basketball version of Alabama. The football championship hasn’t left the state of Alabama four years, with the Crimson Tide winning the BCS in 2009, 2011 and 2012 and Auburn winning in...
David Fox
1 year ago
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The college football season is still months away, but it’s never too early to start thinking about which assistants will be atop athletic director’s wish lists to fill open vacancies after 2013. As with any list of rising stars or coaches,...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
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Coaching is one of the driving forces in building a national championship team or program. No matter how much talent a program has, it can’t win a national title if the coaching is questionable. Considering how important coaches are to teams...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
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Most college football fans associate the word “hot seat” with coaching changes. While that term mostly applies to the men on the sideline, it can also factor into the discussion of quarterbacks. Every coach preaches competition under center in...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
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Coaching is one of the driving forces in building a national championship team or program. No matter how much talent a program has, it can’t win a national title if the coaching is questionable. Considering how important coaches are to teams...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
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Barring any late movement, college football’s coaching carousel for 2013 has ended. As with any offseason, there were plenty of changes nationally. Over 100 coordinator jobs have changed hands from 2012 and there were numerous moves among the...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago

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