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Joe Williams
Week 8 of the 2016 college football season produced several big performances and memorable moments. Alabama continued to distance itself from the rest of the nation, as the Crimson Tide handled Texas A&M to remain unbeaten. LSU and...
Steven Lassan
6 months ago
Leonard Fournette
Week 8 of the 2016 college football season produced several big performances and memorable moments from the SEC. Alabama handled Texas A&M to remain unbeaten and solidify its place as the favorite to win it all in 2016. LSU used...
Steven Lassan
6 months ago
Leonard Fournette
Interim coach Ed Orgeron looks to build momentum for keeping the full-time job at LSU, as the Tigers host Ole Miss in a critical game for positioning within the SEC West on Saturday night. The Rebels won last year’s meeting in convincing...
Steven Lassan
6 months ago
Jalen Hurts
The best matchup of college football’s Week 8 slate takes place in Tuscaloosa, as Alabama hosts Texas A&M in a clash of top 10 teams. Not only does this matchup feature significant implications in the SEC West title picture, but this game...
Steven Lassan
6 months ago
Virginia Tech’s NCAA Tournament drought reached its ninth year in 2015-16, but there were signs that it may soon come to an end. Buzz Williams, entering his third season as head coach, worked his magic and led the Hokies to a nine-win...
Athlon Sports
6 months ago
Butch Pau’u
BYU (4-3) and No. 14 Boise State (6-0) renew their annual series with a Thursday night nationally televised game.   The Broncos are undefeated and ranked in the top 15 for the first time since the 2011 season. The Cougars enter Boise...
Mitch Harper
6 months ago
Skyler Howard
The Week 8 edition of college football’s picks against the spread features predictions for some of Saturday’s biggest games, including Alabama-Texas A&M, West Virginia-TCU, Wisconsin-Iowa and Arkansas-Auburn. Additionally,...
Mitch Light
6 months ago
From the end of March through May 23, Purdue coach Matt Painter must have felt like he was sitting on pins and needles. That’s because the Boilermakers’ leading returning scorers — junior forward Vince Edwards (11.3 ppg) and...
Athlon Sports
6 months ago
Rick Pitino will need to work his Hall of Fame magic as Louisville must replace its three leading scorers, top rebounder and deal with the ongoing fallout from an NCAA investigation that resulted in the school imposing a postseason ban a year ago....
Athlon Sports
6 months ago
Brad Kaaya
The ACC’s Coastal Division once again features a tight battle at the top, but some clarity in the pecking order could be established by Thursday night, as Virginia Tech hosts Miami in a critical game for positioning and division title hopes....
Steven Lassan
6 months ago
Trevor Knight
College football’s Week 8 slate is the official start of the second half of the season, and the action begins on Thursday night with three matchups. Miami travels to Virginia Tech for a key ACC Coastal Division matchup, while Boise State...
Steven Lassan
6 months ago
Athlon Sports' Braden Gall and Mitch Light preview Week 8 in college football.   - Texas A&M and Alabama go head-to-head in a Top 10 showdown of unbeatens. But should the Aggies even show up?    - Two other...
Braden Gall
6 months ago
With rumors swirling that Youngstown State head coach Bo Pelini is interested in the vacant Purdue job, it’s possible that his successor could be none other than current school president and former Ohio State head coach Jim Tressel....
Jim Weber
6 months ago
UConn enters the 2016-17 basketball season as a bit of an unknown. The Huskies are stocked with talent and return five significant players from an NCAA Tournament team that won 25 games and earned the program’s first American Athletic...
Athlon Sports
6 months ago
Gonzaga has become a popular destination for transfers and international players, as demonstrated by former Kentucky Wildcat Kyle Wiltjer and Lithuanian Domantas Sabonis fueling last year’s run to the Sweet 16.   Those two are gone...
Athlon Sports
6 months ago
The NFL is in full swing, and the competition off the field among fans is nearly as heated as the competition on the field on game day.   The Athlon Sports Pro Football Experts Club presented by New Era gives you the...
John Gworek
6 months ago
Jake Browning
The halfway point of the 2016 Pac-12 season features a few different faces atop the standings. Washington – a team projected by most to break out this fall – is the Pac-12’s frontrunner through seven weeks and a legitimate playoff...
Steven Lassan
6 months ago
Deshaun Watson
The first seven weeks of the college football season are in the books. And as expected, the 2016 season has already experienced some unexpected teams on the rise and on the decline. Florida State was picked by many as a preseason favorite...
Steven Lassan
6 months ago
J.T. Barrett
Ohio State entered the 2016 with just six returning starters, but the Buckeyes quickly reloaded behind coach Urban Meyer and quarterback J.T. Barrett and hits the midpoint of the year as one of the favorites to win the national title. While the...
Steven Lassan
6 months ago
Creighton introduced itself to the Big East in 2013-14 with a spectacular shooting team, led by Doug McDermott, and tremendous crowd support. While the support never wavered, the on-court product needed an adjustment period the past two seasons....
Athlon Sports
6 months ago
The pressure is only mounting on Steve Alford as he enters Year 4. Shortly after last season ended, a plane flew a banner near UCLA’s Westwood campus calling for the coach’s firing. It was followed by a moving truck with a similar...
Athlon Sports
6 months ago
Jalen Hurts
Alabama hits the midpoint of the 2016 college football season as the clear favorite to win the SEC and the national title. The Crimson Tide have scored huge victories over Ole Miss, Arkansas and Tennessee in conference play and easily handled USC...
Steven Lassan
6 months ago
Lamar Jackson
At the halfway point of the 2016 college football season, the ACC has two teams poised to challenge for a playoff spot. Clemson is the frontrunner after a thrilling 42-36 victory over Louisville on Oct. 1, but the Cardinals remain in the mix...
Steven Lassan
6 months ago
Baker Mayfield
Baylor and West Virginia enter the midpoint of the 2016 college football season as the only remaining unbeaten teams from the Big 12, but Oklahoma is still considered the favorite by most to win the conference. The Sooners lost two non-...
Steven Lassan
6 months ago
Week 7 is in the books and the Athlon Sports Cover 2 podcast breaks it all down. Don't forget to subscribe here and rate us if you like (or don't like) what you hear!   - Should we even finish the season or just crown Bama?...
Braden Gall
6 months ago

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