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Staples: For SEC football in 2020, it just means later
12 days ago by Andy Staples
The SEC announced on Thursday that the beginning of its 2020 football season would be delayed and would exclude non-conference contests, putting some of college football's most storied rivalries on hold. The Athletic's Andy Staples analyzes the conference's decision.
Dear Andy: What college football program is the next sleeping giant?
1 mo ago by Andy Staples
The Athletic's Andy Staples discusses which head coaches have the most job security aside from the big names, who the next sleeping giant in CFB could be and looks at how the new name and likeness rules can appeal to recruits.
When Damon West talks, college football teams listen
1 mo ago by Bruce Feldman
After a shoulder injury ended his playing career, Damon West turned to drugs and crime which eventually landed him in prison. Refusing to let his life spiral further, West transformed himself and now serves as a motivational speaker to some of college football's biggest programs.
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Dear Andy: Will decisions over crowd sizes this fall create inequities, conflict?
1 mo ago by Andy Staples
The Athletic's Andy Staples discusses the process of how a team determines their interim coach and possible disparities in crowd-size rules due to COVID-19. He also ranks college football stadiums based on their legendary moments as well as readily available spices.
Championship Recruiting 101: Aggies building to last at key positions
2 mo ago by Billy Liucci
Texas A&M's recruiting has taken a noticeable uptick under head coach Jimbo Fisher, but just how close are the Aggies to competing for championships? Billy Liucci takes a closer look at the way A&M is building for the long haul at some key positions.
Scattershooting Aggie Football (Part 1): Getting players on campus, recruiting trends
2 mo ago by Billy Liucci
As the NCAA considers allowing players to return to college campuses, Billy Liucci runs down the benefits of that move and takes an in-depth look at the recruiting trends for the Aggies and other programs around the country.
John Harris plays over/under on National Championships for top CFB coaches
3 mo ago by Gabe Bock
The Houston Texans' and's John Harris joined TexAgs Radio to examine the top coaches in college football, including A&M's Jimbo Fisher, as he tries to project how many national titles each could win for the rest of their career.
Monday Morning Mike: Over/Under on wins for the SEC's top programs
3 mo ago by Gabe Bock
With ESPN's Football Power Index putting out projected win totals for the 2020 season, The Athletic's Mike Huguenin joined for a game of Over/Under, comparing the FPI's prediction with his own for the SEC's top contenders.
Fourth before first: How A&M stacks up to last three non-Bama SEC West champs
3 mo ago by Olin Buchanan
Since 2012, only three teams have unseated Alabama atop the SEC West. A deep-dive comparison between those three squads and the 2020 Aggies suggests A&M may be well-positioned to become the fourth.
Cover Story: In peculiar times, A&M is well-positioned to adapt and thrive
4 mo ago by Billy Liucci
Jimbo Fisher will be the first to tell you he misses being on the field this spring as much as anyone, but as Billy Liucci examines the potential impacts of a football-less spring, he finds some relatively good news for the Aggies.
The unspoken reason Kiffin chose Ole Miss? Revenge against Nick Saban
8 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.
I Was There: The Athletic’s writers relive the most memorable games of the 2010s
8 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.
Cubelic impressed with the level of domination from motivated LSU squad
8 mo ago by Gabe Bock
During Tuesday's edition of TexAgs Radio, SEC Network analyst Cole Cubelic joined to recap another exciting week in the SEC, including a thorough beatdown by LSU on Texas A&M and one of the most thrilling Iron Bowls in recent memory.
Around CFB: Stroke of luck needed for Alabama to get back to the playoff
8 mo ago by Olin Buchanan
The Alabama Crimson Tide are no strangers to making national championship or playoff runs despite having a loss to their name. This year, the Tide will likely need some help in the final two weeks of the season if they are to get back to the college football playoff.
Same hype, new expectations: How Alabama-LSU changed since the last Game of the Century
9 mo ago by Aaron Suttles
Ahead of a No. 2 vs. No. 3 showdown in Tuscaloosa on Saturday afternoon, The Athletic's Aaron Suttles examines how this year's LSU-Alabama matchup stacks up to previous contests between the two SEC powers.
Hart of the matter: Fisher isn't under-delivering, just facing more challenges than most
9 mo ago by Olin Buchanan
Jimbo Fisher has not been a disappointment at Texas A&M thus far, however, he has faced far more challenges than many of his counterparts. Olin Buchanan analyzes Fisher and the other top stories from around college football.
SECN's Cole Cubelic rehashes LSU's victory over Florida in Death Valley
10 mo ago by Gabe Bock
During Tuesday's edition of TexAgs Radio, Cole Cubelic of the SEC Network joined to look back on another exciting week in the SEC, discussing LSU's victory over Florida in-depth as well as examining where Texas A&M lost their game with Alabama.
Key Matchups: No. 23 Texas A&M vs. No. 1 Alabama
10 mo ago by Billy Liucci
The Aggies will need to win several matchups, including the head coaching battle, if they want to pull the upset on Saturday. Billy Liucci takes a look at the matchups to keep an eye on as Alabama and A&M square off at Kyle Field.
Setting the Scene: A&M, Alabama set to battle it out after bye weeks
10 mo ago by Lia Musgrave
Alabama and Texas A&M have each had an extra week to prepare for each other ahead of their clash on Saturday at Kyle Field. Lia Musgrave previews the matchup, including thoughts from both Jimbo Fisher and Nick Saban.
SEC Round-Up: Tide struggling to live up to fanbase's sky high expectations
10 mo ago by Olin Buchanan
Tuscaloosa is home to many unsatisfied fans these days. Despite having the nation's top-ranked team, a subpar rushing attack and uncharacteristic defense have Alabama fans concerned the Tide may come up short in 2019.
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