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Mississippi State's Dak Prescott Shines (Again) on National Stage

Mississippi State's QB is the nation's best
Dak Prescott Shines (Again) on National Stage

There was a buzz coming out of Starkville in the offseason. Those around the program were confident Dak Prescott was ready to make the transition from a great athlete playing quarterback to a great quarterback who is also a great athlete.

 

The buzz, in this case, was accurate. Prescott is enjoying a truly spectacular junior season and has emerged — at this point — as the clear frontrunner for the Heisman Trophy.

 

Todd Gurley's Absence Doesn't Slow Georgia in Key SEC Win over Missouri

The Bulldogs make a statement in Columbia
No Todd Gurley. No problem for Georgia.

With Todd Gurley leading the offensive attack, Georgia had emerged as the best team in the SEC East over the first half of the season. Gurley is no longer part of the equation — at least for the foreseeable future — but there is still no doubt that Mark Richt’s team is the class of the division.

 

Baylor's Bryce Petty is Athlon Sports' Week 7 Player of the Week

Washington's Shaq Thompson and Georgia's Jeremy Pruitt also earn national honors.
Baylor's Bryce Petty is Athlon Sports' Week 7 Player of the Week

Baylor’s unbeaten record and place atop the Big 12 appeared to be over early in the fourth quarter. Quarterback Bryce Petty threw an interception that was returned for a touchdown, and TCU led 58-37 with less than 12 minutes to play. Against the Horned Frogs' defense, a comeback wasn’t going to be easy.

 

College Football's Most Viral Moments from Week 7

Rounding up Saturday's greatest plays, hits, and more
College Football's Most Viral Moments from Week 7

Week 7 of college football’s 2014 season is officially in the books. And as expected with every Saturday, there was plenty of excitement, big plays and last-minute wins among the FBS action.

 

In case you missed any action, we tried to capture the big moments of Saturday in one article. The viral wrap-up features key plays, interesting quotes/comments in tweets, uniform unveilings and any major injuries.

Week 6 Fantasy Football Injury Updates: A.J. Green, Vincent Jackson, Mike Evans, Eric Decker

A.J. Green is not expected to play today after re-aggravating a toe injury
Week 6 Fantasy Football Injury Updates: A.J. Green, Vincent Jackson, Mike Evans, Eric Decker

The Bengals and Jets are two teams that may be without their No. 1 wide receivers for their Week 6 games. And those are just two of the injury storylines Athlon Sports is keeping an eye on at the wide receiver position today.

 

Fantasy Football Week 6 Injury Updates: Andre Ellington, Zac Stacy, Ben Tate, Rashad Jennings

Andre Ellington is still dealing with a foot injury, but he is coming off of a 144-yard effort last week against Denver
Fantasy Football Week 6 Injury Updates: Andre Ellington, Zac Stacy, Ben Tate, Rashad Jennings

A couple of top running backs will sit Week 6 out. Are there any other key fantasy ball-carriers that may not play this week?

 

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