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College Football's Top 25 Most Crowded Stadiums

By Braden Gall, 1 year 8 months ago
Attendance is a function of many things.   Renovations, scheduling, prices, realignment and weather can impact attendance numbers. Even how a school reports its given numbers can vary from program to program (unfortunately).   Most notably, however, is the quality of the team. The easiest solution to "fixing" dropping attendance numbers is to win more games.   In...

Florida State RB Dalvin Cook Facing Battery Charge

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 8 months ago
Florida State running back Dalvin Cook is considered one of the rising stars in the ACC, but the sophomore is facing some serious allegations after an incident on June 23. According to the Tallahassee Democrat, Cook was allegedly involved in the battery of a woman outside of a bar. The article from the Tallahassee Democrat indicates the police report was heavily redacted and noted...

ACC's Top Players Returning from Injury in 2015

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 8 months ago
Injuries are a big part of any college football season. Whether it’s a starting quarterback, a No. 2 receiver or a defensive lineman part of a deep rotation, injuries will always have an impact on a team. To help preview the season, Athlon is taking a look at some of the injured players from 2014 and their return in 2015. Players with a season-ending injury or ones that...

A College Football Fan's Dream Road Trip for 2015

By Braden Gall, 1 year 8 months ago
You can go to one college football game each weekend. You can't go to the same place twice and the travel budget is endless. Where are you going? That's 14 straight weekends on 14 different campuses, so ask the spouse for forgiveness, not permission. The possibilities are almost endless. And it would make for a dream come true for most college football fans. So I...

De'Andre Johnson Allegedly Called Racial Slurs and Attacked Before Punch

By Josh Hamburger, 1 year 8 months ago
After a video showing De’Andre Johnson allegedly striking a woman at a bar surfaced, Florida State quickly dismissed him from the team. However, Johnson’s lawyer has come out and stated that the woman instigated the punch. He alleged that she used racial slurs and hit him twice, including a knee to the groin and an attempted punch. While Johnson pleads his case, his lawyer also...

Bovada Releases Updated Heisman Odds for July

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 8 months ago
The 2015 college football season is just over 50 days away, and media days are just around the corner. And once August hits, teams will report to camp and start the official preparations for the upcoming season. Bovada released Heisman odds earlier this offseason, but the sportsbook has updated its list on Wednesday. TCU quarterback Trevone Boykin is now the favorite by Bovada, with...

Miami Lands Local TE/WR, Hurricane Legacy, Michael Irvin Jr.

By Ryan Wright, 1 year 8 months ago
All things have pointed to Miami in recent weeks for Michael Irvin Jr. The son of all-time Hurricanes’ and Dallas Cowboys great Michael Irvin Sr. transferred over the summer from Prestonwood Christian in Plano, Texas, to St. Thomas Aquinas in Broward County following in his father’s footsteps. As of Monday the Class of 2016 tight end/wide receiver took another step towards...

College Football Bowl Projections for 2015

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 8 months ago
College football’s new playoff format was a huge success. The four-team playoff generated huge ratings and provided what the fans wanted in a postseason: A chance to settle it on the field. As the second season of the playoff approaches, the bowl schedule has expanded to 41 overall games including the national championship. Additionally, the semifinals will be on Dec. 31 instead...

Ranking the ACC Stadiums for 2015

By Braden Gall, 1 year 8 months ago
Last summer, Athlon Sports asked 12 ACC experts like Wes Durham, Mark Ennis, David Glenn and more to rank their favorite stadiums in the ACC. Based on general atmosphere, fan support, home-field advantage, amenities, tailgating, surrounding campus and even scoreboards, here is how the voting shook out. However, attendance is an increasing concern for all athletic directors...

College Football's Top 25 Position Groups Under Pressure in 2015

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 8 months ago
The terms “on the hot seat” or “under pressure” usually apply to quarterbacks and head coaches. After all, there’s an enormous amount of pressure on quarterbacks and coaches for any college football team. And needless to say, it’s difficult to challenge for a conference championship or national title if the quarterback play is an issue all year or if...