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Why Christian McCaffrey Should Win the Heisman Trophy in 2015

Do-everything Stanford back was college football's most electrifying player in 2015.
Why Christian McCaffrey Should Win the Heisman Trophy in 2015

Sixteen consecutive points had given USC the lead and considerable momentum in the third quarter of the Pac-12 Championship Game.

College Football Bowl Schedule: Matchups, TV Times, Locations for All Games

Start times, matchup and television channels for all 41 games.
College Football Bowl Schedule: Matchups, TV Times, Locations for all Games

The schedule for college football’s 2015-16 bowl season is finalized. The postseason is bigger and better than ever with 41 overall games, including the two playoff matchups – Orange and Cotton on Dec. 31 – with the national championship slated for Jan. 11 in Glendale, Ariz. The bowl season kicks off with five games on Dec. 19 and continues with 12 matchups before Christmas. The post-Christmas slate features six contests on Dec.

2015 Heisman Trophy: How the Ballot Should Read

Keenan Reynolds wouldn't have won, but the record-breaking Navy quarterback probably should have been invited to the Heisman Trophy ceremony
2015 Heisman Trophy: How the Ballot Should Read

Remember when the Heisman Trophy was LSU running back Leonard Fournette’s to lose? Today he finds himself left out of the field that was whittled down to three Monday and many fans/analysts think they know the winner already. But do they and should they? Here’s how a true Heisman ballot should read:

 

College Football Playoff: What Would a 16-team Bracket Look Like in 2015?

A 16-team playoff would still be smaller than the FCS, Division II and III tournaments.
College Football Playoff: What Would a 16-team Bracket Look Like in 2015?

For the second consecutive season, it looks as if the College Football Playoff committee has done a fine job of sending four deserving teams to the tournament that will decide the national champion. Also for the second consecutive season, it appears as though at least one team that could have won it all was left out.

 

10 College Football Coaching Hires That Shocked Fans

These hires - good or bad - came as a surprise.
10 College Football Coaching Hires That Shocked Fans

It’s rare to see a college football coach hire catch the media by surprise. In most coaching searches, the names and interest level between the candidates and the programs are known and rumored about until the job is filled.

 

Ranking College Football Conferences After November

AthlonSports.com contributor John La Fleur applies his own objective formula to rank how the conferences stack up against each other now that conference champions have been crowned
Ranking College Football Conferences After November

Conference champions have been decided, the College Football Playoff is set and the 2015 bowl season will kick off with five games on Dec. 19.

Ranking All 41 College Football Bowls for 2015: From Must-See to Must-Miss

Athlon ranks the bowl games from No. 1-41.
Ranking All 41 College Football Bowls for 2015: From Must-See to Must-Miss

College football’s 2015 regular season is over and all 41 bowl and playoff matchups are set. The bowl season kicks off in Orlando with the inaugural Cure Bowl on Dec. 19 and concludes with the national championship in Glendale, Ariz. on Jan. 11.

College Football Week 14 Awards

Athlon hands out the awards from the Week 14 action.
College Football Week 14 Awards

Week 14 of the college football season is in the books. The weekend slate provided plenty of highlights, big plays, standout performances and surprises. 

 

With another weekend of action in the books, it’s time to hand out the hardware to honor the best of the best from Week 14. Here’s a look at Athlon Sports’ picks for the offensive, defensive, coordinator, freshman and unsung hero from Week 14:

 

20 Must-See Moments from College Football's Week 14 Games

Miss Week 14? Here are 20 must-see moments.
20 Must-See Moments from College Football's Week 14 Games

Week 14 of the college football season is officially in the books. With the playoff and bowl picture coming into focus, there were no shortage of critical games or must-see matchups on Saturday. And the weekend slate produced its share of crazy moments, wild finishes and big plays.  

 

Miss anything from Week 14? Here are 20 must-see plays, moments or post-game celebrations from the weekend of action:

 

When Conference Championship Games Cause Chaos

Texas upset No. 3 Nebraska in the first-ever Big 12 Championship Game in 1996, spoiling the Cornhuskers' shot at another national championship
When Conference Championship Games Cause Chaos

ESPN’s SEC Storied documentary, “The Play That Changed College Football” tells the story of the first college football conference championship game, pitting undefeated Alabama against 8-3 Florida in 1992.

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