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Mike London
College football’s coach on the hot seat carousel took an odd turn last week, as FAU’s Carl Pelini resigned over illegal drug use. Pelini’s resignation was the fourth coaching change of 2013, and the first since Miami (Ohio)...
Steven Lassan
8 months ago
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Marqise Lee
With Oregon and Stanford on bye in Week 10, it was a relatively quiet Saturday in the Pac-12.However, the spotlight shifts to the Pac-12 on Thursday night, as the Ducks and Cardinal meet to stay alive in the national title picture.Arizona State...
Steven Lassan
8 months ago
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Pac-12 Football
It was an odd weekend out West as Stanford, Oregon, Washington and Utah were all off. Certainly, all eyes in the Pac-12 — and the nation — will be on Palo Alto on Thursday evening when the Ducks visit Stanford.But...
Braden Gall
8 months ago
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Telvin Smith
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:Duke Johnson, RB vs. Telvin Smith, LB (Miami vs. Florida St.)The only...
Braden Gall
9 months ago
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All things have fallen into place for the powers that be in the Pac-12. Oregon and Stanford have reached the “rematch” — but that won’t take place until next Thursday. Both the Ducks and Cardinal, as well as Utah and...
Braden Gall
9 months ago
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Marcus Mariota
Stanford and Oregon are the Pac-12’s only options for a team in the national championship game, and with both programs avoiding an upset loss in Week 9, the stage is set for a huge showdown on Nov. 7.The Ducks were tied with UCLA at halftime...
Steven Lassan
9 months ago
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Pac-12 Football
Stanford and Oregon handled their business in impressive fashion against Oregon State and UCLA, respectively. The Ducks blew past UCLA with a high-powered offense and better-than-advertised defense while the Cardinal used a typically physical...
Braden Gall
9 months ago
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Ed Orgeron announced two season-ending injuries on Wednesday. Freshman tailback Justin Davis is out for the rest of the season after undergoing ankle surgery, while linebacker Lamar Dawson is out after suffering a severe knee injury in Tuesday'...
Stephen Schindler
9 months ago
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UCLA Bruins
The coaching, level of athlete, commitment from athletic departments and, frankly, Larry Scott, have turned the Pac-12 into must-see TV every weekend and Week 9 is no different. In fact, the two most important games in college football will likely...
Braden Gall
9 months ago
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True college football fans like to examine and dissect statistics, whether it's a quarterback's completion percentage or a team's winning record on the road. We, however, love stats. With that in mind, we scoured the Pac-12 to put...
Corby Yarbrough
9 months ago
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Brandin Cooks
The favorites held serve in the Pac-12 for Week 8.Washington State gave Oregon a battle for a half, but the Ducks simply had too much firepower on offense for the Cougars. Washington State quarterback Connor Halliday set a FBS record for pass...
Steven Lassan
9 months ago
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Pac-12 Football
Stanford lost in an un-Stanford-like performance against Utah two weeks ago, but the Cardinal returned to form Saturday against UCLA. Stanford may have trouble getting back into the national title race, but David Shaw's team went back to...
Braden Gall
9 months ago
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Brian Kelly
The Notre Dame Fighting Irish and USC Trojans renew their rivalry amidst disappointing seasons for both programs. Both teams are 4-2, yet expectations were bigger for two teams full of talented players. They will face off on Saturday at 7:30 p.m....
Stephen Schindler
9 months ago
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Stanford Cardinal
Things are starting to fall into place out West. Washington was humbled the last two weeks but has no chance to rest. Stanford found out first-hand how deep the South Division might be, but also has to regroup quickly. And Sean Mannion continues...
Braden Gall
9 months ago
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Stanford Cardinal
The beauty of sports, in particular college football, lies in their complete unpredictability and reality TV-like drama. And Week 7 was the first upset-filled Saturday of action as Stanford, Oklahoma and Michigan fell from the ranks of unbeatens...
Braden Gall
9 months ago
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Marcus Mariota
At the midpoint of the Pac-12 season, it has been Oregon and whichever team wants to try and lineup for second place. No team has scored more, allowed less and is better in turnover margin. That said, Oregon State’s Sean Mannion is the nation...
Corby Yarbrough
9 months ago
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Nelson Agholor
The national title picture was altered by Utah’s 27-21 win over Stanford on Saturday. The Cardinal’s first loss of the season is early enough to rebound back into the BCS title contention, but Stanford still has to play Oregon and UCLA....
Steven Lassan
9 months ago
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Pac-12 Football
Upset Saturday was in full effect in the Pac-12, but it didn't come from Husky Stadium as some believed. No, Oregon controlled Washington with relative ease, putting them away in the final quarter in impressive fashion. It was the Stanford...
Braden Gall
9 months ago
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Texas and USC are two of college football’s premier jobs, and by December, both programs are expected to be looking for a head coach. USC already fired coach Lane Kiffin, and Mack Brown’s future at Texas is iffy, which means there will...
Steven Lassan
10 months ago
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The beauty of sports, in particular college football, lies in their complete unpredictability and reality TV-like drama. Week 5 was a huge weekend of action across the nation. Lessons were learned in Athens, Tuscaloosa, Tempe, Columbus and South...
Braden Gall
10 months ago
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Lane Kiffin
The Lane Kiffin era is over at USC. Kiffin was fired after the Trojans’ 62-41 loss to Arizona State on Saturday night.Kiffin finished his tenure at USC with a 28-15 record, including a 10-8 mark over the last two years. The Trojans had a 10-2...
Steven Lassan
10 months ago
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After Saturday night’s loss at Arizona State, USC decided to fire coach Lane Kiffin.In his fourth season at USC, Kiffin had a record of 28-15, including a 10-2 mark in 2011. However, the 10-2 year was flanked by a disappointing 8-5 record in...
Steven Lassan
10 months ago
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It's only Week 5 of the 2013 college football season, but the late-night matchup between USC-Arizona State could be a crucial game for both teams. The Trojans and Sun Devils expected to compete for the Pac-12 South title, are looking to notch...
Athlon Sports
10 months ago
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Through two weeks of the college football season, USC and Texas might be the nation’s biggest disappointments.The Longhorns were dominated by BYU last Saturday, allowing the Cougars to rush for 550 yards in a 40-21 defeat. As a result of the...
Athlon Sports
10 months ago
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USC’s offense has struggled mightily through the first two games of the season. The Trojans are averaging just 278.5 yards per game and only four yards per play.Quarterback play is at the root of USC’s problems, as neither Cody Kessler...
Athlon Sports
10 months ago

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