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20 Coaching Candidates to Replace Tim Beckman at Illinois

Illinois fired coach Tim Beckman a week before the 2015 season started after the program received the preliminary results into an investigation...
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Illinois Fires Coach Tim Beckman

Illinois has fired coach Tim Beckman following the results from an external investigation into the football program. According to an official...
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What to Look for in the Pittsburgh Steelers’ Fourth Preseason Game vs. the Buffalo Bills

On this upcoming Tuesday the first cuts of the 2015 NFL season will take place, thus meaning many of the players participating in Pittsburgh's...
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19 hours ago  |  Discuss

The SEC's Top 20 Must-See Games of 2015

Despite limping through bowl season, the SEC is still the closest thing to the NFL when it comes to college football. In fact, the SEC West's...
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Minnesota Creates Frogger-Inspired Game for its Opener Against TCU

Minnesota’s Thursday night opener against TCU is one of Week 1’s most anticipated games. And what better way to prepare for the opener...
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Stanford Goes Crazy When Walk-On Gets a Scholarship

As everyone probably knows around these parts, getting a scholarship as a walk-on is a pretty emotional moment. Stanford walk-on Craig Jones...
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The Pac-12's Top Freshmen to Watch in 2015

Aaliyah sang, "Age Ain't Nothing But A Number." The title track off the late R&B singer's debut album may have been released...
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Ranking the Toughest Games on Utah's College Football Schedule in 2015

Building a winning program in the Pac-12 South is not an easy task. Utah finally figured out the formula for doing it a year ago. The Utes built an...
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10 Bold Fantasy Football Predictions for 2015

Trying to predict the future is hard, especially when it comes to fantasy football, but extremely fun at the same time. But it can also be supremely...
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20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Outrageous College Football Predictions for the SEC in 2015

Every season of college football starts out the same way. We have all of these things that we think are knowns — lead-pipe locks as one...
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21 hours ago  |  Discuss

College Football's Tournament of Bragging Rights

I spend a lot of time perusing college football message boards and fan groups, usually trying to get a read on how each fan base views its team...
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College Football's Top 35 Running Back Units for 2015

While every college football team would prefer to have an established, superstar No. 1 running back, using a committee of options is the preferred...
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22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Sarah Palin Blasts at ESPN for Suspending Curt Schilling

After Curt Schilling tweeted a Hitler meme regarding Nazis and Muslims, everyone knew there was a suspension from ESPN coming shortly. Although...
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22 hours ago  |  Discuss

The Big 12's Top 15 Must-See Games of 2015

The balance of power in the Big 12 firmly shifted to Baylor and TCU in 2014, and they return as the favorites to take home the conference title this...
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Tennessee Volunteers WR Preston Williams Cleared to Return to Team

Tennessee Volunteer true freshman wide receiver Preston Williams has been cleared by the NCAA to rejoin the football team after a lengthy absence...
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The Fallacy of Nebraska’s Nine-Win Season Streak

Mike Riley was named the new head coach of Nebraska football last December amidst anger by some Cornhusker fans and confusion by the college...
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5 Areas to Watch in New England Patriots' Preseason Game vs. Carolina Panthers

The third NFL preseason game is always the most interesting dress rehearsal of the summer. The starters often see time well into the second half and...
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College Football Coaches and Their Celebrity Lookalikes

They say that everyone has a twin somewhere in the world. But for these college football coaches, they don't have to look too far.
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Athlon Sports Cover 2 Podcast: Official Conference and Playoff Predictions

We’ve had all offseason to think about this, but the time has final come: Time to make our official conference and playoff picks. ...
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Ranking the Toughest Games on Boise State's College Football Schedule in 2015

Last year at this time, there was a lot of uncertainty around the Boise State program. People around the country were wondering if Boise’s...
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College Football 2015 Conference, Playoff and National Championship Predictions

The start of college football’s 2015 season is less than 10 days away. The 2015 season officially begins on Thursday, Sept. 3 and ends on Jan...
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Louisville Unveils All-Black Alternate Uniform for Sept. 17 Game Against Clemson

Louisville recently unveiled an alternate uniform for its opener against Auburn, and the Cardinals now have an all-black design for the Sept. 17...
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The Pac-12's Top 15 Must-See Games of 2015

Welcome to the Wild West. Two straight seasons in which half of the Pac-12 Conference’s members finished ranked in the final Associated Press...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

College Football's Top 30 Defensive Backfields for 2015

Finding and evaluating cornerbacks and safeties is one of the most difficult jobs for any college football coaching staff. Competition level and a...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

The ACC's Top 15 Must-See Games of 2015

This season, the ACC is a tale of two divisions. The Atlantic has Florida State and Clemson, two teams with their eyes on the ultimate prize at the...
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