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10 College Rivalries Killed by Conference Realignment

Please, please, please bring back these classic rivalries
10 college rivalries ended by conference realignment

Thanksgiving hasn’t been the same since the Texas A&M and Missouri started hanging out with the SEC. Or since West Virginia and Pitt started rolling with the Big 12 and ACC, respectively.

 

Conference realignment ended a handful of traditional rivalries, either because of scheduling conflicts or acrimonious relationships.

 

In other words, no more Texas-Texas A&M. No more Backyard Brawl. No more Border War.

 

College Football's Top 25 Dynasties of the AP Era

Where do Terrence Cody and Alabama's current dynasty rank all-time?
<p> College Football's Top 25 Greatest Dynasties of the AP Era</p>

Dynasty is a word that gets tossed around all too liberally by fans and media members alike. However, there are periods of time in sports where the term is not only applicable but completely accurate.

2013-14 College Basketball Conference Snapshot: ACC

Who's gone and who's back in the ACC for 2013-14
<p> Who's gone and who's back in the ACC for 2013-14</p>

Even before adding the 2013 national champion, the ACC could reclaim its spot as the nation’s premier basketball conference.

In 2013-14, the ACC adds another bona fide basketball powerhouse in Syracuse, plus consistent Big East programs Pittsburgh and Notre Dame to expand to 15 teams. And that’s before Louisville takes the spot of Big Ten-bound Maryland in 2014.

Ranking All 125 College Football Head Coaches for 2013

Nick Saban, Urban Meyer and Bill Snyder rank as the best coaches in college football.
<p> Ranking All 125 College Football Head Coaches for 2013</p>

Coaching is one of the driving forces in building a national championship team or program. No matter how much talent a program has, it can’t win a national title if the coaching is questionable.

 

Considering how important coaches are to teams or even making preseason predictions, Athlon is taking a look at how all 125 college football coaches rank nationally.

 

College Football Award Watch: Post-Week 1

Our favorites for major the positional awards in college football
<p> College Football Award Watch: Post-Week 1</p>

Why should the Heisman Trophy have all the fun?

Unfair to award contenders or not, the Heisman Trophy is the only major sports award where the favorites are decided almost as soon as the previous winner is named.