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Nebraska Cornhuskers
Mike Riley wasn’t taking an easy job as Nebraska’s new head football coach and he knew that. He knows fans aren’t happy about the 2-3 start to his tenure. However, he may be fighting a battle that poses far more problems than...
Brandon Cavanaugh
2 years ago
Mason Rudolph
Oklahoma versus Texas at the Cotton Bowl is one of the must-see games on an annual basis in the Big 12. While the rivalry always adds an element of intrigue to this game, this season’s matchup doesn’t have its usual luster. Oklahoma is...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
Jimbo Fisher
The ACC was in the spotlight last Saturday, as Clemson defeated Notre Dame in one of the top games from Week 5. There’s not as much buzz surrounding the ACC this Saturday, but there’s still an intriguing primetime matchup in Week 6....
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
Cody Kessler
After a calm bye week and some needed conference help, USC returns on action this week in a Thursday night showdown with the Washington Huskies, the team Trojan head coach Steve Sarkisian used to coach. Though the...
Josh Webb
2 years ago
Michigan Wolverines
Hosts Mitch Light and Braden Gall are joined by the Big Ten Network's Tom Dienhart to preview a big weekend in college football. Upset Alert is in full effect across the country, the Red River Shoo... Rivalry takes center stage in the Big...
Braden Gall
2 years ago
Mike Riley
Just five games into his tenure, Nebraska coach Mike Riley is already getting a glimpse of what life is like in Lincoln. The first-year coach is already facing plenty of criticism after the Cornhuskers’ 2-3 start, especially after how...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
Al Golden
Miami coach Al Golden entered 2015 on the hot seat, and the pressure hasn’t decreased on the fifth-year coach after a 3-1 start. While the Hurricanes have a winning record, the manner in which this program is winning games hasn’t been...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
Tyler Ulis
The NBA Draft, as usual, culled the freshman class of 2014. The annual exodus of top prospects left only one of the top 10 and seven of the top 20 prospects from the 247Sports composite. The sophomore class, however, has its share of potential...
David Fox
2 years ago
The NFL is back, and the competition off the field is nearly as heated as the competition on game day. The Athlon Sports Pro Football Experts Club presented by New Era gives you the chance to compete with your friends and...
John Gworek
2 years ago
Tom Herman
College football’s coaching carousel never stops, as programs are always looking for the next big thing or rising star when it comes to finding its head coach. All 128 coaches enter the season with the pressure to win at a high level, but...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
The college football season is just getting interesting, and the competition off the field is nearly as heated as the competition on game day. The Athlon Sports College Football Experts Club presented by Nexium & Advil gives you...
David Fox
2 years ago
Alternate uniforms and unique designs are a staple of Oregon’s football program. The Ducks have used a few different designs for their games this season, but the program has unveiled an interesting alternate look for the Oct. 10 matchup...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
Marcus Paige
One of the recent clichés in college basketball is that the four-year senior is disappearing. True, underclassmen led the way for Final Four squads for Duke and Kentucky, but the postseason award circuit has its share of seniors. Three of the...
David Fox
2 years ago
Nick Saban
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...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
Florida Gators
We brought our own guts for this week's podcast, and we'll need guts to break down another wild week in which few favorites were left unscathed. Co-hosts Braden Gall and David Fox assess the panic levels for Ohio State after a scare...
Braden Gall
2 years ago
Ezekiel Elliott
Week 5 of the 2015 college football season is in the books. Saturday's slate produced plenty of must-see games, including the anticipated Clemson-Notre Dame showdown in rainy Death Valley, while Alabama easily handled Georgia in...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
Week 5 of the college football season is officially in the books. Needless to say, Week 5 wasn’t short on drama or intrigue around the nation. The weekend started with Cincinnati’s upset over Miami on Thursday night and continued into...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
Mike Riley
On Saturday Oct. 3, fans who tuned in for the Nebraska-Illinois clash were in for something…different. I doubt they expected The Game That Fun Forgot. The Huskers actually had some notable moments. Unfortunately, the putrid offense...
Brandon Cavanaugh
2 years ago
Ohio State survived an upset bid by Indiana, using a last-minute goal-line stand to win 34-27 over the Hoosiers. While the defense stepped up with the game on the line, the biggest reason for the Buckeyes’ victory was running back...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
This week’s Notre Dame vs. Clemson matchup will be the third in a series that has seen two dramatic comebacks. The first in 1977 saw Joe Montana lead the Irish on a fourth-quarter resurgence en route to a national title. In the second in...
Aaron Tallent
2 years ago
Will Grier
Ole Miss and Florida meet on Saturday night in the Swamp with momentum on their side after both programs scored key SEC wins in September. The Rebels opened conference play with a victory over Alabama in Tuscaloosa but followed the win over the...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
Clemson Tigers
I probably won't bet on Auburn the rest of the season. Or Tennessee or TCU or Oregon. Every year in college football there are just teams that are more schizophrenic than others. Those are the teams to avoid and it appears we've...
Braden Gall
2 years ago
DeShone Kizer
Death Valley is the epicenter of college football’s Week 5 slate, as Notre Dame travels to Clemson for a must-see non-conference matchup. The Fighting Irish enter Saturday night’s game at 4-0 and ranked No. 6 in the latest Associated...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
Nick Saban
Georgia and Alabama have been two of the SEC’s top programs in recent years, and Saturday afternoon's matchup in Athens could be a preview of the conference championship game in early December. And in a slight role reversal, the Crimson...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
Josh Pastner
Earlier this week, Athlon Sports ran down the top 50 coaches in college basketball for 2015-16. This isn’t necessarily the flip side of that argument, but these are the coaches who are facing the most pressure in this upcoming season.The...
Mitch Light
2 years ago

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