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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. 46-60.  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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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 are the assistants paid? Are the facilities up to par with the rest of the...
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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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 Steven Lassan (@AthlonSteven on Twitter) 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...
Steven Lassan
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 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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By Steven Lassan (@AthlonSteven on Twitter) Paul Wulff's teams showed progress in his four seasons at Washington State, but it wasn’t enough to keep his job. Athletic director Bill Moos decided to fire Wulff on Tuesday, after recording a 9...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
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Article originally published in Athlon's 2008 Pac-10 College Football magazine. Paul Wulff Comes Home at Washington State You’ve probably never heard of Paul Wulff. He’s the new head coach at Washington State, arriving via Eastern Washington...
Athlon Sports
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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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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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 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 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 Mitch Light They’ve lost four games, the last three by an average of 30.3 points. They gave up 254 yard rushing to a team (Arizona) that was averaging 71.8 yards on the ground. They don’t have a win vs. a team with a winning record. Yet,...
Mitch Light
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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It has been quite a successful decade for the Utah football program. The Utes have made a bowl game in every season except 2002 over the last 10 years, including undefeated seasons in 2004 and 2008. Under Urban Meyer and current coach Kyle...
Patrick Snow
2 years ago
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By Mitch Light Utah and Colorado are two proud programs that were both welcomed with open arms to the new-look Pac-12. With two BCS Bowl appearances in the past seven years, Utah was regarded as one of the elite non-AQ conference teams in the...
Mitch Light
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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