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David Yankey
The unsung heroes of every college football team are the men in the trenches. Offensive lines are often overlooked when it comes to preseason predictions, but this position is arguably the most important unit on the team.Stanford has churned out...
Steven Lassan
8 months ago
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When we sit down to iron out our Top 25 Poll each year at Athlon Sports, we are trying to project the final year-end standings not build a preseason power poll. It might be a small and subtle difference but an important one to acknowledge.We don...
Braden Gall
8 months ago
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Players like LaMichael James, Marcus Lattimore, Braxton Miller and Johnny Manziel have set the bar for freshmen awfully high in recent years with elite first-year performances.Manziel earned top frosh honors in the SEC a year ago while Oregon's...
Braden Gall
8 months ago
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Tennessee Volunteers Alternate Jerseys
New Tennessee coach Butch Jones hinted there may be a few jersey changes in store for the Volunteers, and the program is set to unveil on Thursday afternoon a new alternate look for 2013.Although the black alternate jersey worn against South...
Steven Lassan
8 months ago
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Tennessee coach Butch Jones had a special visitor in practice on Wednesday. Miami Heat coach Erik Spoelstra made the trip from South Beach to Knoxville to visit with Jones and take in practice with the Volunteers.The two coaches have developed a...
Steven Lassan
8 months ago
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Nick Saban
A handful of SEC teams know all too well how much the schedule plays a role in the success or failure of a season. Even before the SEC expanded to 14 teams, the draw between East and West divisions played an outsized role in determining the league...
David Fox
8 months ago
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Darren McFadden, Percy Harvin, Knowshon Moreno, A.J. Green, Warren Norman, Marcus Lattimore, Jadeveon Clowney and Johnny Manziel are the last eight SEC Freshman of the Year winners.That is four first-round NFL Draft picks and a Heisman Trophy...
Braden Gall
8 months ago
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The new faces around the SEC illustrate a major problem that could develop in the league.Kentucky brought in its historic haul of six top-10 prospects and five of the top-10 prospects in the 247Composite rankings. Florida was no slouch, adding two...
David Fox
8 months 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 SEC is college football’s premier...
Steven Lassan
8 months ago
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When the 2012 season started, no one would have picked Eric Fisher as any kind of star. He played offensive tackle, and he did it for a team that went 3-9 the previous season.But the Central Michigan lineman clearly was special as he ended up the...
David Fox
8 months ago
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As debate rages over the merits of providing college football players a full “cost of attendance” scholarship to cover all of life’s needs, consider the plight of one Sally Bars.She’s now the mother of three FBS college...
Athlon Sports
8 months ago
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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...
Athlon Sports
8 months ago
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College Football's Best and Worst Logos for 2013
Brand image is a massive part of modern 21st century business and college football is big business.Signature uniforms like Michigan’s winged helmet, picturesque monuments like Lake Washington in Seattle or historic personalities...
Braden Gall
8 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
8 months ago
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Maybe it’s because Tennessee fans sing it so many times during the course of one game, but it’s easy to forget Rocky Top wasn’t first played at Neyland Stadium until 1972.Now, just imagine how many times the coach Gen. Robert...
Athlon Sports
8 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
8 months ago
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New Tennessee coach Butch Jones is ready for the start of 2013. Need proof? Check out this advertisement he filmed for Tennessee's ticket office.
Steven Lassan
9 months ago
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After recording four seasons of at least 10 victories from 2000-07, Tennessee has failed to win more than seven games in each of the last five years. The Volunteers were slowed by having three head coaches in three years, and Derek Dooley’s...
Steven Lassan
9 months ago
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Most of college football’s preseason hype surrounds high-profile quarterbacks, running backs and wide receivers. But arguably the most important position – the offensive line – usually doesn’t garner much attention. However...
Steven Lassan
9 months ago
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Before 2009, Alabama and Baylor were in the same boat.It's tough to imagine ways in which the Crimson Tide and the Bears of Waco stood on the same ground in college football history. But four years ago, Alabama and Baylor both lacked Heisman...
David Fox
9 months ago
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The SEC is very top-heavy when it comes to receivers in 2013. Leading the way is a cast of potential All-Americans, including Alabama’s Amari Cooper, Vanderbilt’s Jordan Matthews, Ole Miss’ Donte Moncrief and Texas A&M’s Mike Evans. But...
Steven Lassan
10 months ago
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The SEC is very top-heavy when it comes to receivers in 2013. Leading the way is a cast of potential All-Americans, including Alabama’s Amari Cooper, Vanderbilt’s Jordan Matthews, Ole Miss’ Donte Moncrief and Texas A&M’s Mike Evans. But...
Steven Lassan
10 months 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, third and fourth All-SEC teams for this season. Related Content: SEC Predictions for 2013 First-...
Steven Lassan
10 months ago
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Fall Saturdays are special. Especially, in the South. 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...
Braden Gall
10 months ago
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2013 SEC Predictions SEC Overall East Division     1. Georgia 7-1 10-3 2. South Carolina 6-2 10-2...
Steven Lassan
10 months ago

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