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Jordan Mickey
Johnny Jones entered his second season in Baton Rouge with a once-dormant fanbase buzzing at the return of All-SEC junior forward Johnny O’Bryant III and the addition of coveted in-state recruit Jarell Martin, a McDonald’s All-American...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
Ndamunkong Suh
The NFL trade deadline is Tuesday, Oct. 28 at 4 p.m. ET. Typically the quietest of the four major sports’ deadline days, it’s possible that the biggest deal that will be made this season has already occurred. Seattle sent wide receiver...
Mark Ross
2 years ago
With nine weeks in the books, college football’s bowl and national title picture is starting to clear. The playoff committee will release its first projection on Tuesday this week, which should give fans, coaches and players a better idea of...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
Andy Dalton
Week 9 may represent the halfway point of the NFL season, but in fantasy football it’s where things really start to get interesting. For starters, the fantasy playoffs are creeping closer with every passing week, which means every game is...
Mark Ross
2 years ago
Marcus Mariota
College football’s playoff committee will release its first set of rankings on Tuesday, Oct. 28. After months of intrigue and waiting, this release should give the college football world some insight into what the committee values in its...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
Arizona Wildcats
Athlon Sports brings the most intriguing, important, historic and bizarre stats from around the weekend of Pac-12 football action: 59: Arizona school record for points in a Pac-12 gameThe Wildcats scored 59 points behind five touchdown strikes...
Braden Gall
2 years ago
Dan Mullen
 The College Football Playoff selection committee will release its first rankings today, and no one really knows what to expect. Will the selection committee’s top 25 be a carbon copy of the AP or coaches polls? Will it be wildly...
David Fox
2 years ago
Ten years. That’s how long since the Hendrick Motorsports plane crash, near Martinsville, which took the lives of 10 innocent victims. Among them were owner Rick Hendrick’s son, Ricky, and brother John; nieces Kimberly and Jennifer,...
Tom Bowles
2 years ago
Nick Marshall
By Saturday, the release of the first College Football Playoff top 25 may feel like an afterthought. True, the playoff is one of the defining features of the season, but the first weekend of November is a clear indication of the other major...
David Fox
2 years 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...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
College Football
 Hosts Braden Gall and David Fox recap all of Week 9's action in college football. This week's edition features a healthy SEC West playoff debate (things get heated), wide open races in the Pac-12 South, Big Ten West and ACC...
Braden Gall
2 years ago
Jason Garrett
NFC East archrivals headed in opposite directions will wrap up the Week 8 slate when the Washington Redskins and Dallas Cowboys face off on ESPN’s “Monday Night Football.” The Cowboys (6-1) look to maintain the NFL’s best...
Mark Ross
2 years ago
Will Muschamp
There’s a good chance the fate of Florida coach Will Muschamp was sealed in Florida’s 42-13 loss to Missouri on Oct. 18. But if it wasn’t, the next five games are a make-or-break stretch in Gainesville for the fourth-year coach....
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
Tim Beckman
When Illinois hired Tim Beckman, the administration did so taking a bit on a gamble on a head coach who managed to take Toledo to one bowl game (which the Rockets lost) and never won more than eight games in a season. Now in year three of the...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
Todd Graham
Casual fans may be forgiven for assuming Arizona State is winning games just with its offense. Todd Graham’s up-tempo coaching style is his calling card and the numbers show it. Arizona State ranks 19th in passing offense and 25th in...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
Ohio State’s winning streak since losing at home to Virginia Tech has been fueled by the offense. This has overshadowed the work being done with the Buckeyes on defense this season. On Saturday night in Happy Valley, the defense carried Ohio...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
Connor Cook
Months before the start of the college football season kicked off there was one specific game every college football fan following the Big Ten knew to circle on the calendar. Michigan State will host Ohio State in a rematch of the 2013 Big Ten...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
Larry Fedora
North Carolina is at it again. The Tar Heels won six out of their last seven games last season to finish 7-6, and coach Larry Fedora’s team is on the same path in 2014. North Carolina edged Virginia 28-27 on Saturday to improve to 4-4 overall...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
Joshua Dobbs was a forgotten man in Knoxville. After starting four games as a true freshman in 2013, the Alpharetta, Ga., native slipped behind Justin Worley on the depth chart in preseason camp and was destined for a redshirt season. With...
Mitch Light
2 years ago
The College Football Playoff selection committee will release its first top 25 of the season on Tuesday night. Mississippi State and Florida State are almost certain to be among the top four. After that? It’s anyone’s guess — due...
Mitch Light
2 years ago
Aaron Rodgers
Two of the NFL’s best quarterbacks will share the spotlight tonight when the Green Bay Packers take on the New Orleans Saints on NBC. Aaron Rodgers and the Packers (5-2) are in the midst of a four-game winning streak, while Drew Brees and the...
Mark Ross
2 years ago
Chip Kelly
A pair of 5-1 teams that met under similar circumstances last season will get together again when the Philadelphia Eagles take on the Arizona Cardinals this afternoon on FOX. Last season, Philadelphia hosted Arizona following a Week 12 bye. This...
Rob Doster
2 years ago
Ameer Abdullah
Nebraska’s Ameer Abdullah continued his attack on the Nebraska record books with a huge performance in the 42-24 win over Rutgers. The senior – and a leading candidate for the 2014 Heisman Trophy winner – earned Athlon Sports...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
Reggie Bush
Sunday’s Week 8 action gets off to an early start in London where Detroit is expected to be without one of its top running backs. That’s just one of the key RB or QB injuries associated with today’s games. Giovani Bernard, RB...
Mark Ross
2 years ago
Calvin Johnson
Plenty of No. 1 wide receivers show up on the Week 8 injury report. Find out below who is shaping up to be a game-time decision, who has already been ruled out and who should be ready to roll. A.J. Green, WR, Cincinnati Bengals vs. Baltimore...
Mark Ross
2 years ago

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