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Welcome to the 2012 NCAA (National Conglomerate of Athlon Authorities) conference realignment draft. Our esteemed conference commissioners -- Mitch Light, Braden Gall, Steven Lassan and David Fox -- will put an end to the conference...
David Fox
2 years 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-Pac-12 teams for this season. First-Team Offense QB Matt Barkley, USC RB Kenjon Barner...
Steven Lassan
2 years 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 all-conference teams from across the nation. But where did all these tremendous all-league performers come from and how did...
Braden Gall
2 years 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
2 years ago
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The obstacles were well-documented. USC would be crippled for multiple seasons by NCAA penalties — after all, it had happened before. De’Anthony Thomas’ recruiting defection to Oregon was a program crusher. Lane Kiffin was an overrated coach. For...
Steven Lassan
2 years 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. 36-45.  Note: Ranking is where team is projected to finish at the end of the 2012 season...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
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College football's 2012 season is still a couple of months away, but it's never too early to take a look at the schedules and highlight some of the key games. The Pac-12 slate once again features nine conference games for each team, while there...
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 running backs in each of the BCS conferences. The...
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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The journey to claim the 2012 national title begins in February, March and April, as 124 college football teams open up spring practice over the next three months. Athlon will preview some of the top teams and storylines across the...
Braden Gall
2 years ago
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The one-and-done format of the NCAA Tournament often leads to the best team going home without a title. Amazing seasons tend to crash and burn in the maelstrom that is March Madness. From the pages of Athlon Sports Monthly, we look at the best...
Patrick Snow
2 years ago
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March Madness has lacked some excitement this year, and one reason seems obvious. Besides badly-officiated contests, a lack of shooters and no buzzer-beaters, the missing ingredient has to be the absence of Gus Johnson announcing games. We have...
Patrick Snow
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...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
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-by Braden Gall (@BradenGall on twitter) No. 15: UCLA Bruins (25 total signees) Pac-12 Rank: 3rd Athlon Consensus 100 Signees: 2 National Signees: 5 Where They Got 'Em: While the entire Pac-12 — and plenty of other national powers —...
Braden Gall
2 years ago
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-by Braden Gall (@BradenGall on twitter) This was easily one of the more entertaining National Signing Days in history. And in stark contrast to years past, the dramatics had nothing to do with the nation’s top class. In fact, there was a...
Braden Gall
2 years ago
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By Braden Gall (@BradenGall on twitter) and Steven Lassan (@AthlonSteven) Very Early 2012 Pac-12 Predictions Pac-12 North 1. Oregon Ducks (4 home, 5 road conference games) Key Returnees: RB Kenjon Barner, RB/WR DeAnthony Thomas, WR Josh...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
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by Patrick Snow (@AthlonSnowman on Twitter) Kraft Fight Hunger Bowl Illinois vs. UCLA  Date: Dec. 31, 3:30 PM ET  Location: AT&T Park, San Francisco, Calif. The Kraft Fight Hunger Bowl may have as much...
Steven Lassan
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 record of 134 touchdown passes this...
Braden Gall
2 years ago
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The coaching carousel in college football has been as crazy as ever this offseason. It started with former Notre Dame boss Bob Davie going to New Mexico, and now has progressed to where Rich Rodriguez and Mike Leach are in the Pac-12 and Urban...
Patrick Snow
2 years ago
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UCLA has a proud tradition in football, but the last two decades have been very mediocre outside of three or four special seasons. The Bruins’ last Rose Bowl win? That would be a victory over Iowa at the end of the 1985 season. UCLA has been to...
Patrick Snow
2 years ago
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By Steven Lassan (@AthlonSteven on Twitter) After four seasons, UCLA has announced Rick Neuheisel’s tenure will end after the Pac-12 Championship. Neuheisel came to Los Angeles with a lot of promise, but never got the Bruins into...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
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By Braden Gall (@AthlonBraden on Twitter) Post-Week 13 Pac-12 Power Rankings Check out all of our college football rankings. 1. Oregon (10-2, 8-1) – With the dominating 49-21 win over rival Oregon State in the Civil War, the Oregon...
Braden Gall
2 years ago
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This article on the USC vs. UCLA college football rivalry originally appeared in Athlon's 1990 college football annuals. As the rivalry is renewed this week, we thought it was relevant to take a look back at the history of the football series...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
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By Steven Lassan (@AthlonSteven on Twitter) When Arizona decided to part ways with Mike Stoops, it desperately needed to make a splash with its next head coach. It’s easy to throw around the phrase “home-run hire” during coaching changes,...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
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Pep bands, cheerleaders, tailgating, student sections, cornhole and especially rivalries. All of which makes college football the greatest sport on the planet. The Athlon Sports editorial staff put its collective heads together and ranked the Top...
Braden Gall
2 years ago

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