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Eight SEC QBs listed in 50 best from BCS era
Five former, and three current, SEC QBs make Athlon’s list of the top 50 QBs in the BCS era.
Published March 28, 2013 - 3:50pm
Johnny Football handling the Heisman race
Johnny Manziel is now the Heisman front-runner. He will be the first true freshman to win the Heisman trophy and has earned it during the 2012 football season.
Published November 19, 2012 - 11:30am
Thumbs Up for Lane Goodwin’s Legacy
Kentucky fan Lane Goodwin was diagnosed with cancer when he was 10 years old. He fought against the disease for 3 years and passed away this week. His legacy is full of hope…
Published October 19, 2012 - 10:30am
Nick Saban makes his team watch Tim Tebow’s “Promise” for Ole Miss
When Florida lost to Ole Miss, Time Tebow gave a stirring “Promise” speech that was instrumental in propelling the team to their National Championship. Before this week’s game, Nick Saban is making his Alabama team watch that speech.
Published September 28, 2012 - 8:25am
Should video game producers pay licensing fees to football players?
Intellectual property will be the death of college football. As previously discussed, universities have become more aggressive in attacking every perceived “exploitation” of their football identities, and now some former players want to get in on the act.
Published August 23, 2012 - 3:16pm
Searching for the next iconic SEC football player
Whether it’s the warrior-like leadership of Tim Tebow, the contagious smile of Cam Newton or the raw emotion of Mark Ingram as he accepted the Heisman Trophy, these iconic players are cemented in SEC history and in the minds of fans around the country. Who will follow these SEC giants?
Published August 11, 2012 - 1:32pm
Top 5 toughest SEC venues THIS season
The SEC is home to the toughest venues in the country, and 2012 will be no different. Here are the top five toughest venues to play in the SEC:
Published August 7, 2012 - 5:20pm
Has Tebow Played His Last Down In Denver?
The Denver Broncos have reportedly won the Peyton Manning sweepstakes. John Elway, John Fox and a host of others out West will soon welcome the four-time MVP with open arms after two weeks of frequent flights, meetings and recruiting itineraries.
Published March 20, 2012 - 9:18am
The Rise Of “Tim Tebow Bills” In High School Football
In college sports, we’ve seen the damage well-intentioned political meddling can do in the form of Title IX. What starts out as a simple idea — women should have the same access to sports as men — turns into a Tsunami of unforeseen consequences and paralysis. One of the major stumbling blocks to meaningful NCAA reform is the fear of how any substantive change, such as paying football players stipends, might trigger the wrath of federal Title IX watchdogs.
Published February 9, 2012 - 9:05am
Tim Tebow & Various Football Postseason Formats
While the NFL playoffs have now catapulted Tebow to an even loftier heroic pantheon, it was likely the absence of a college football playoff that enabled him to get into the NFL as a first-round draft pick. This is especially ironic given how loudly media folks — many of whom are enthusiastic Tebow cheerleaders — demand colleges switch from the BCS system to a NFL-style playoff.
Published January 12, 2012 - 10:29am