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Texas Longhorns
Fans and media critics alike toss around words like “greatest” and “all-time” fairly liberally. I am not immune from this type of hyperbole, as I’ve been known to wax poetically about most, best or awesome-est games,...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
Oregon Ducks
Tune in to the Athlon Sports Cover 2 Podcast as our staff talks college football every week leading up to the 2014 season.iTunes | Podcast ArchiveThe dust has barely settled on what was a truly magnificent ending to the BCS era. Not only in the...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
Charlie Strong
Texas is arguably the No. 1 job in college football, and the first assignment on new athletic director Steve Patterson’s plate was to pick a replacement for Mack Brown. After a three-week coaching search, Patterson hired Charlie Strong away...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Michigan State Spartans
Just ask Auburn fans how much luck it takes to win a BCS National Championship? Certainly, the Tigers are a great team with a great coach and deserve to play in the title game. But the Fightin' War Eagles needed plenty of good fortune to land...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
Charlie Strong
Charlie Strong has decided to leave Louisville for Texas, ending a successful four-year run with the Cardinals.Reports surfaced on Friday night that Strong was Texas’ top pick, but he waited to accept the job until he had a chance to meet...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
The Athlon Sports Cover 2 Podcast returns after a brief holiday hiatus to talk about the three big stories in college football. The Texas job remains opens as the Longhorns (maybe) close in on candidates. David Fox and Braden Gall discus the...
David Fox
1 year ago
Baylor Bears
Numbers and statistics are unquestionably a huge part of the game. Any game, for that matter.Some like to keep it simple and use the ol' eyeball test, while others fall on the sabermetric side of things. In the football world, that means...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
Mack Brown will coach his final game for the Horns in the Alamo Bowl.
This game might has well be titled The Zoloft Consolation Prize Bowl.Texas comes into San Antonio after losing the season finale with a chance to win the Big 12 title outright. Oregon — who probably deserved to be playing Alabama in the Sugar...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
Baylor Bears
The 2013 college football regular season had distinct and unique character. The No. 2 team in the nation didn’t lose every weekend like in 2007. And one player didn’t captivate the nation like Cam Newton in 2010 or Johnny Manziel last...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
Jon Gruden
Jon Gruden is back in the coaching rumor carousel once again. Last year the former NFL coach was mentioned prominently as a name to watch at Tennessee. Now the rumor mill has placed Gruden in the mix at Texas. If you are following along on Twitter...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Could there be room for a third or fourth team in the two-team race for the Big 12 title?The return of Marcus Smart to Oklahoma State and the arrival of Andrew Wiggins at Kansas appeared to set up those two programs atop the Big 12 this season.One...
David Fox
1 year ago
 Jimbo Fisher
Mack Brown’s tenure at Texas is over. In 16 seasons in Austin, Brown recorded a 158-47 mark, including a national championship in 2005 and nine consecutive seasons of at least 10 wins from 2001-09.Texas is widely considered one of the best...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Mack Brown
According to the Longhorn Network, Mack Brown’s tenure at Texas is over. Brown will step down as the Longhorns’ head coach, which opens arguably the No. 1 job in college football.Brown went 158-47 in 16 years as Texas’ head coach...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Mack Brown will not resign as the head coach of the Texas Longhorns. The 62-year-old Brown is feeling mounting outside pressure in the form of trending Twitter rumors, rambling rants on talk radio and powerful boosters opposing UT president Bill...
Nathan Rush
1 year ago
Our hosts duke it out over a two-team and four-team playoff. Is it possible the BCS wasn’t all bad if it worked perfectly in a year like this?We can’t ignore the chatter around the Texas job, whether it’s vacant yet or not. Should...
David Fox
1 year ago
The Big 12 didn’t really play out as we expected it back in August. We tabbed four teams as being in close contention for the conference title (we got three of them right) but had none of them in the top 15. In other words, we didn't...
David Fox
1 year ago
Bryce Petty
Big 12 title implications are potentially on the line when Baylor and Texas meet on Saturday afternoon. If Oklahoma State beats Oklahoma earlier in the day, this game won’t factor in into the conference championship discussion, but the Bears...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Case McCoy
Someone in the Big 12 scheduling office must have had an idea how the season would turn out.The season is over for all but four Big 12 teams, but this week’s two games will feature three teams who still have a shot at the Fiesta Bowl. The...
David Fox
1 year ago
Unlike other leagues, the Big 12 had few fireworks and few surprises in its second to last week of the season.The three teams still in contention for the Fiesta Bowl remain so, even if Baylor needed four takeaways to overcome a struggling offense...
David Fox
1 year ago
Will Muschamp
With two weeks left in the 2013 season, college football’s coaching carousel is about to get interesting. And after this Saturday’s slate of games, several teams will close the book on their 2013 schedule. With the season over for many...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Art Briles
Perhaps the most telling number for Week 13 in the Big 12 is the two teams that aren’t involved in the most important game in the league this year.Baylor at Oklahoma State is the biggest game in the Big 12 this season (so far), meaning...
David Fox
1 year ago
Tim Beckman
With three weeks left in the 2013 season, college football’s coaching carousel is set to begin. There were no coaching changes over the last week, but with the end of the year coming for a few teams, expect to see more movement over the next...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Fortune is strange in college football.The last time Georgia encountered Nick Marshall, the Bulldogs had dismissed the then-cornerback and two teammates. Marshall went to junior college and reinvented his career as a quarterback before Auburn...
David Fox
1 year ago
Nebraska Cornhuskers
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:Max Bullough, LB vs. Ameer Abdullah, RB (Michigan State at Nebraska)...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Caes McCoy
Oklahoma State and Texas will meet this week in a game with Big 12 title implications at stake just as everyone projected back in August.It just wasn’t pegged that way back in September.Back on Sept. 28, Oklahoma State had lost to West...
David Fox
1 year ago

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