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-by Braden Gall (follow at @BradenGall) National Signing Day 2012 is just over one month away. With 11 of the top 20 players in the 2012 Athlon Consensus 100 — and exactly one-third of the entire list — still left uncommitted, the furious...
Braden Gall
2 years ago
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By Steven Lassan (@AthlonSteven on Twitter) Carson Palmer, Matt Leinart and now Matt Barkley. USC’s recent tradition of quarterbacks sticking around for their senior season continued on Thursday with Matt Barkley’s announcement that he will...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
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-by Braden Gall (follow him @BradenGall) The BCS is wrapping up its 14th season of action and Athlon Sports is continuing its series of BCS rankings. We ranked the best performances of each BCS bowl game and we ranked the best teams of each BCS...
Braden Gall
2 years ago
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  USC’s 2012 national title hopes hinge squarely on the NFL decision of two players – quarterback Matt Barkley and left tackle Matt Kalil. The Trojans were dealt their first blow for next season on Thursday night, as Kalil decided to forego his...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
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-by Braden Gall (follow at @AthlonBraden) The recruitment of the nation’s No. 4 prospect, two-way star lineman Arik Armstead, has been anything but smooth. The 6-foot-7, 280-pound stud from Elk Grove (Calif.) Pleasant Grove committed to the...
Braden Gall
2 years ago
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-by Braden Gall (follow at @AthlonBraden) The BCS is wrapping up its 14th season of action and Athlon has dissected the numbers and reviewed the tapes of all six BCS conferences in order to rank the best each league has had to offer. Which...
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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-by Mitch Light (follow at @AthlonMitch) With the 14th season of BCS bowl action about to take place, Athlon reviewed the tapes of the four (now five) biggest bowl games in college football. Since 1998, teams have been fighting to land a spot...
Braden Gall
2 years ago
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The BCS Championship Game always brings much debate and consternation when its two participants are selected. Even though the BCS has allowed the college football world to see title games that were not contractually possible before 1998, fans and...
Patrick Snow
2 years ago
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-by Braden Gall (follow on twitter @AthlonBraden) Athlon Sports recognizes some of the best, worst, most unfortunate, bizarre and confusing teams, players and statistics of the 2011 season: The Boy Named Sue Award: Collin Klein, Kansas State...
Braden Gall
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 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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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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By Braden Gall (@AthlonBraden on Twitter) Post-Week 12 Pac-12 Power Rankings Check out all of our college football rankings. 1. Oregon (9-2, 7-1) – The three-way round robin between this league's three best teams has gone the way of the...
Braden Gall
2 years ago
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By Mitch Light (@AthlonMitch) Here's a look at every game of the Week 12 college football schedule. FRIDAY No. 2 Oklahoma State at No. 50 Iowa State Oklahoma State has done a very good job remaining focused on the task at hand each week....
Mitch Light
2 years ago
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  By Mitch Light (@AthlonMitch) Here are previews and predictions for the 10 best college football games this weekend. Nebraska (+3.5) at Michigan These two storied programs, who shared the national championship in 1997, meet for only the...
Mitch Light
2 years ago
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By Braden Gall (@AthlonBraden on Twitter) Post-Week 11 Pac-12 Power Rankings Check out all of our college football rankings. 1. Oregon (9-1, 7-0) – The Ducks proved once again that speed kills. On a sloppy field against the best player...
Braden Gall
2 years ago
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Most of the focus in the Pac-12 has been on Stanford and Oregon this season, but an interesting development occurred last Saturday night at the Rose Bowl. While most of the college football world was watching Alabama-LSU, UCLA was pulling off a...
Patrick Snow
2 years ago
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By Mitch Light (@AthlonMitch) Here are previews and predictions for the 10 best college football games this weekend. Oregon (+3.5) at Stanford It’s the game of the year in the Pac-12, featuring two of the most statistically dominant teams in...
Mitch Light
2 years ago
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By Braden Gall (@AthlonBraden on Twitter) Post-Week 10 Pac-12 Power Rankings Check out all of our college football rankings. 1. Stanford (9-0, 7-0) – A road test sandwiched between a triple-overtime thriller and the Pac-12's version of...
Braden Gall
2 years ago
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By Braden Gall (@AthlonBraden on Twitter) Post-Week 9 Pac-12 Power Rankings Check out all of our college football rankings. 1. Stanford (8-0, 6-0) – It took nine weeks and three overtimes, but Stanford has finally taken over the top...
Braden Gall
2 years ago
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By Braden Gall (@AthlonBraden on Twitter) Post-Week 8 Pac-12 Power Rankings Check out all of our college football rankings. 1. Oregon (6-1, 4-0) – No LaMichael James, no Darron Thomas, no problem. Behind redshirt freshman quarterback...
Braden Gall
2 years ago
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By Mitch Light (@AthlonMitch on Twitter) At the midpoint of the 2011 season, it's time to take a look at the first half and predict how the second half will turn out in the Pac-12. First-Half Awards Coach of the Year — Steve...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
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-by Braden Gall (@AthlonBraden on twitter) 1. Oregon vs. Stanford (Week 11) Nov. 12, All-Time Series: Stanford leads 44-29-1 The Pac-12 conference title will likely be on the line when Oregon flies south to Palo Alto. Stanford has owned the...
Braden Gall
2 years ago

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