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5 College Football Programs That Should Hire Former Georgia Coach Mark Richt

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 11 months ago
Mark Richt’s successful 15-year tenure at Georgia ended on Sunday, as the program chose to go in a new direction for 2016 and beyond. Richt went 145-51 during his run with the Bulldogs, which included two SEC titles and a No. 2 ranking in the final Associated Press poll in 2007. While Richt won 145 games, he struggled to get Georgia over the top and compete on a consistent basis for...

College Football's Post-Week 13 Bowl Projections

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 11 months ago
The start of college football’s 2015-16 bowl season is less than three weeks away, but it’s never too early to take a peek at the potential matchups this postseason. The bowl season is bigger and better than ever with 41 matchups, starting on Dec. 19 with five games. The postseason concludes on Jan. 11 with the national championship, while the playoff semifinals are on...

Nebraska's Bowl Trip: Where the Record Means Nothing

By Brandon Cavanaugh, 1 year 11 months ago
I’ve heard it all about Nebraska accepting a bowl. The team doesn’t deserve it at 5-7, it’s embarrassing, and the Nebraska football program should have more pride than to ship a team off with a record like that.  Let me pitch you something. You’re the first-year head coach of a football team. You just got done with perhaps one of the most frustrating seasons you...

Meet Nebraska’s Two Tommy Armstrongs

By Brandon Cavanaugh, 1 year 11 months ago
It appears two players are sharing a single scholarship at Nebraska. At least it seems that way to Husker fans who've been watching Tommy Armstrong for the past few seasons. Big Red backers have been blaming offensive coordinator Danny Langsdorf for things like not teaching proper mechanics, how to make correct reads or Langsdorf’s supposed constant bad play...

6 Coaching Candidates to Replace Kyle Flood at Rutgers

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 11 months ago
Rutgers fired coach Kyle Flood on Sunday, ending a four-year run with the program. Flood guided the Scarlet Knights to a share of the Big East title in 2012, and an 8-5 record in its debut in the Big Ten last season. However, Flood made headlines for all of the wrong reasons this year. He was suspended three games due to an academic scandal, and the program had several off-field incidents in...

College Football Week 13 Awards

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 11 months ago
Week 13 of the college football season is in the books. The weekend slate provided plenty of highlights, big plays, standout performances and surprises.  With another weekend of action in the books, it’s time to hand out the hardware to honor the best of the best from Week 13. Here’s a look at Athlon Sports’ picks for the offensive, defensive,...

10 Amazing College Football Stats from Week 13

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 11 months ago
Numbers and statistics are a huge part of college football. Every Sunday, reading updated box scores and stats is like Christmas for fans and media members. Some stats like total offense and total defense are overrated, but each help paint a picture for a team or particular game. Whether the stats are historic, advanced or just an observation from a box score, Athlon Sports brings the...

25 Must-See Moments from College Football's Week 13 Games

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 11 months ago
Week 13 of the college football season is officially in the books. With the playoff and bowl picture coming into focus, there were no shortage of critical games or must-see matchups on Saturday. And the weekend slate produced its share of crazy moments, wild finishes and big plays.   Miss anything from Week 13? Here are 25 must-see plays, moments or post-game...

Week 13 College Football Picks Against the Spread

By Braden Gall, 1 year 12 months ago
Seriously, I am cruising right now. In fact, I am scared to pick any games because strange things happen on rivalry weekend, and I don't want to screw up my sterling 11-2 record over the last two weeks. But, like going back for that third plate of food, I just can't help myself. Last Week: 6-1Year-to-date: 47-31 Iowa (-1) at NebraskaThe Hawkeyes have been mentally...

Ohio State Buckeyes vs. Michigan Wolverines Preview and Prediction

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 12 months ago
The annual matchup between Ohio State and Michigan is easily one of college football’s top rivalries, and there’s an added layer of intrigue for 2015 with the arrival of Jim Harbaugh in Ann Arbor. The former Michigan quarterback has brought immediate improvement, guiding the Wolverines to a 9-2 record in his first season and pushing the program back into the national conversation....