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College football expansion has taken over the hearts and minds of college football junkies everywhere. The sky is falling, rivalries are dead and the future of college football is in great peril. I am here to tell you that this just simply isn’...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
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As we enter the final day of our conference realignment draft, all four commissioners elected to use the entire allotment of picks to build 16-team superconferences. Through the first 12 rounds, each league established its identity. Some are...
David Fox
1 year ago
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The 2012 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-Big East teams for this season. Athlon's 2012 All-Big East Team First-Team Offense QB...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
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The Heisman Trophy may be the most coveted trophy in all of sports. Ten of the last 11 winners of this priceless award have been quarterbacks. And since 1950, only one time has a non-offensive skill player — e.g., quarterback, running back or...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
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Athlon Sports’ 2012 NBA Mock Draft (updated June 27, 4:45 p.m. ET) breaks down all 30 picks in the first round, highlighting each “tier” of talent and exploring several trade rumors in the opening round of the June 28 draft. TIER 1 Potential...
Nathan Rush
1 year ago
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Conference realignment has brought changes to the Big East in 2012 and more is coming for 2013 and beyond. West Virginia departed for the Big 12, while Syracuse and Pittsburgh will be joining the ACC (most likely before the 2013 season). Temple...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
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With the completion of Athlon's college football Top 25 for 2012, it's time to take a look at the rest of the rankings, continuing with No. 61-80.  Note: Ranking is where team is projected to finish at the end of the 2012 season...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
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Some might say it’s a darn good thing Pittsburgh and Syracuse cast their lots with the ACC last September, because if the conference had seen how the 2011 football season turned out for the schools, it might have had second thoughts by January....
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
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The 2012 college football season is still months away, but it's never too early to preview. Athlon continues its countdown to the upcoming season and spring previews by ranking the running backs in each of the BCS conferences. The...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
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The college football season is a couple of months away, but the countdown to 2012 has officially begun. Athlon Sports’ 2012 preseason annuals will be hitting newsstands in early June and its official top 25 countdown will begin on May 1...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
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The 2012 college football season is still months away, but it's never too early to preview. Athlon continues its countdown to the upcoming season and spring previews by ranking the quarterbacks in each of the BCS conferences. The...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
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by Steven Lassan (@AthlonSteven on twitter) and Braden Gall (@BradenGall) The start of the 2012 college football season is still months away, but it's never too early to take a look at the schedules and examine some of the key...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
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The editors at Athlon Sports debate some of the hot topics surrounding the NCAA Tournament. What No. 1 seed has the toughest remaining path to the Final Four? Nathan Rush: Syracuse has not been the same since Fab Melo was suspended. The...
Mitch Light
2 years ago
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by Steven Lassan (@AthlonSteven on twitter) and Braden Gall (@BradenGall) Ranking the coaches in any college football conference is a difficult task. Many factors play into just how successful a coach is at any school. How well are the...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
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NCAA Tournament Sweet 16 Preview: East Region Top Dog — Syracuse (1) The Syracuse Orange continued their strange season — which has included the Bernie Fine sex abuse scandal, failed drug test rumors and multiple academic suspensions of...
Nathan Rush
2 years ago
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2012 NCAA Tournament EAST REGION Boston Top Two – Syracuse (1), Ohio State (2) The Syracuse Orange (31–2, 17–1 Big East) are a No. 1 seed for the third time in program history. Coach Jim Boeheim has a deep and talented roster capable of...
Nathan Rush
2 years ago
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By Mitch Light Conference realignment is being driven by football. That is undeniable. And for the most part, college basketball will suffer. We are losing the twice-annual Border War between Kansas and Missouri. We are losing Pittsburgh and...
Mitch Light
2 years ago
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Which team had the best weekend, as far as improving its NCAA profile? Nathan Rush: Notre Dame’s 50–48 victory at Connecticut on Saturday was another impressive win for the Fighting Irish’s NCAA Tournament résumé. Coach Mike Brey’s club also...
Patrick Snow
2 years ago
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By David Schuman Saturday afternoon, the West Virginia Mountaineers (15-6, 5-3 Big East) travel up to snowy Syracuse to take on the No. 4 Orange (21-1, 8-1 Big East). The matchup has admittedly lost some of its luster since West Virginia got...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
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It was a wild weekend around college basketball, with several upsets and plenty of last drama. Some of the most notable results were Florida State winning at Duke, Syracuse tasting its first defeat, Baylor losing at home to Missouri,...
Patrick Snow
2 years ago
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By Steven Lassan (@AthlonSteven on Twitter) (Published January 16th, 2012) Very Early 2012 Big East Predictions 1. West Virginia Key Returnees: QB Geno Smith, RB Dustin Garrison, WR Tavon Austin, WR Stedman Bailey, C Joe Madsen, NT...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
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There were a few minutes in the second half of Wednesday night’s game between Syracuse and Villanova where it looked like the Wildcats would make it an exciting finish. But the Syracuse Orange (18-0, 5-0 Big East) did what they’ve done against...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
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-by Braden Gall (follow at @BradenGall) There is no doubt this is the era of the Quarterback. Houston’s Case Keenum (152) and Boise State’s Kellen Moore (142) both broke Graham Harrell’s all-time NCAA touchdown record of 134 scoring strikes...
Braden Gall
2 years ago
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It's hard to tell if that Bernie Fine headline is from today or from the future. If all the allegations of sexual abuse coming out against the ex-Syracuse basketball assistant coach are true, we're guessing he probably won't stop when he...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
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By Steven Lassan (@AthlonSteven on Twitter) Post-Week 13 Big East Power Rankings Check out all of our college football rankings. 1. West Virginia (8-3) – Thanks to conference realignment, Friday night’s Backyard Brawl might...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago

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