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Dear Andy: What about holding coaches to a one-year commitment after signing day?
2 days ago by Andy Staples
The Athletic's Andy Staples fields another round of reader questions, addressing the possibility of the "Elam Ending" in college football, what is going on with Larry Scott and the PAC-12 as well as a Marvel movie ranking and much more.
Staples: Every level of football should accept this gift from the XFL
8 days ago by Andy Staples
In its opening weekend, the XFL surprised critics and fans alike, providing a fun and enjoyable professional football alternative. The Athletic's Andy Staples writes that fans should appreciate this new league, experimental rules and all, during the NFL offseason.
The Athletic: Beset on all sides by NIL reform, the NCAA has begun to understand its fight
19 days ago by Nicole Auerbach
The biggest test facing the NCAA today is whether or not student-athletes should be able to profit off their name, image and likeness. With more and more states passing legislation, the NCAA is finally starting to understand the fight that they're in.
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Mandel's Mailbag: Which 2020 Playoff contenders made the best coordinator hires?
23 days ago by Stewart Mandel
Which contenders have the best coordinators? How patient should A&M and Texas fans be with their respective coaches? The Athletic's Stewart Mandel answers those questions and more in this week's Mandel Mailbag.
Dear Andy: Other than Clemson and Alabama, what program would you want to be right now?
27 days ago by Andy Staples
The Athletic's college football writer Andy Staples again fields questions from readers in this edition of 'Dear Andy.' Staples tackles which programs are the best in college football, the 2019 LSU team's legacy and much more.
Scouting Clemson: What coaches who faced them say about the Tigers
1 mo ago by Andy Staples
Ahead of next week's College Football Playoff championship game, The Athletic is examining both teams up and down the roster. Andy Staples takes an in-depth look at last year's champion Clemson Tigers.
Scouting LSU: What coaches who faced them say about the Tigers
1 mo ago by Bruce Feldman
Ahead of next week's College Football Playoff championship game, The Athletic is examining both teams up and down the roster. Bruce Feldman opens up with an in-depth look at the LSU Tigers.
Mandel: Will college football’s newfound Semifinal Saturday finally deliver?
1 mo ago by Stewart Mandel
As the Semifinal Saturday games approach, CFB executive director Bill Hancock is hoping for a change of pace that brings more competition, more excitement and larger audiences, and this may be the year that teams deliver.
For commissioners, Playoff expansion has become an open conversation
2 mo ago by Nicole Auerbach
The playoff debate is a popular topic in college football, and fans aren't the only ones calling for an expanded eight-team field. The Athletic's Nicole Auerbach provides the latest surrounding Playoff discussions among conference commissioners.
The unspoken reason Kiffin chose Ole Miss? Revenge against Nick Saban
2 mo ago by Aaron Suttles
Nearly three years after Nick Saban fired then-Alabama offensive coordinator Lane Kiffin, the Lane Train is back in the SEC, this time as the head coach at Ole Miss. Kiffin hasn't forgotten his unceremonious departure and is out for revenge against Saban and the Crimson Tide.
Mandel: CFP committee got it right with LSU at No. 1
2 mo ago by Gabe Bock
During Monday's edition of TexAgs Radio, The Athletic's Stewart Mandel joined to discuss why he believes the College Football Playoff committee put the right four teams in. Mandel also shared his most intriguing matchups of the bowl slate.
I Was There: The Athletic’s writers relive the most memorable games of the 2010s
2 mo ago by Andy Staples
College football fans have been treated to many incredible moments and games over the last decade. From the "Kick Six" to Johnny Football and many overtimes and Hail Marys in between, The Athletic's staff compiles the most memorable games they've covered.
Dear Andy: What if we had an eight-team Playoff instead of four?
2 mo ago by Andy Staples
With conference championship games in swing, The Athletic's Andy Staples speculates about an eight-team playoff picture, the chances of a two-loss team getting into the CFP and pledges to work out with Utah coach Kyle Whittingham.
‘What just happened?’ An oral history of LSU and Texas A&M’s history-making 7-OT marathon
2 mo ago by Nicole Auerbach
The 2018 Texas A&M-LSU seven overtime game will always be remembered as one of the greatest college football games ever played. Now, as the Aggies and Tigers prepare to meet again, The Athletic offers an oral history of the wildest night in Kyle Field history.
Setting Up Your Thanksgiving Weekend: How to navigate a loaded rivalry week
2 mo ago by Nicole Auerbach
The final weekend viewing guide of the year is a super-sized one, with a fascinating Friday in-store before high-stakes rivalries are renewed. Nicole Auerbach provides a guide for you to maximize your Thanksgiving weekend.
Setting up Your Saturday: Viewing plans for 2019’s penultimate full weekend
3 mo ago by Nicole Auerbach
The end of the 2019 regular season is fast approaching, and several teams are looking to lock-in their spots at the top of their respective divisions. The Athletic's Nicole Auerbach analyzes the slate for Week 13.
The Athletic: Inside the unusual history between Georgia and Texas A&M
3 mo ago by Seth Emerson
When Texas A&M travels to Sanford Stadium on Saturday, it will be just the sixth meeting all-time between the Aggies and Georgia Bulldogs and the first as fellow members of the SEC. However, The Athletic's Seth Emerson details an interesting history between the two programs.
Setting up Your Saturday: Week 12's big games offer little room for error
3 mo ago by Nicole Auerbach
The stretch run is here and with chaos at the top, Week 12 should provide more answers as litmus tests such as Oklahoma-Baylor take the field. Additionally, the top-tier teams will be focused on putting together complete performances.
The Rival Next Door: The shortest road trip in Division II is also the most heated
3 mo ago by Nicole Auerbach
The Battle of the Ravine is the shortest road trip in college football, as Henderson State and Ouachita Baptist literally cross the street each year to renew their rivalry. Nicole Auerbach profiles the annual clash between neighbors and friends.
The echoes of the past are heard in LSU’s and Ed Orgeron’s present
3 mo ago by Bruce Feldman
LSU head coach Ed Orgeron, his wife and a former player feel a sense of symmetry that many may have forgotten in No. 1 LSU's 46-41 win over then-No. 3 Alabama last Saturday at Bryant-Denny Stadium.
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