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Florida State Seminoles vs. Clemson Tigers Game Preview and Prediction

By Steven Lassan, 1 day 19 hours ago
Florida State’s ACC title defense begins on Saturday night, as the Seminoles host Clemson in one of the conference’s emerging rivalries. Coach Jimbo Fisher’s team opened the year with a closer-than-expected win over Oklahoma State and cruised to an easy win over Citadel in Week 2. A win over Clemson would give Florida State an early commanding lead in the Atlantic Division...

Miami Hurricanes vs. Nebraska Cornhuskers Game Preview and Prediction

By Steven Lassan, 1 day 19 hours ago
There’s plenty of history between Miami and Nebraska, but when these two teams play on Saturday night, the focus will shift to 2014 and two programs that are looking to reclaim their place among college football’s elite.After going 9-3 in back-to-back years from 2004-05, Miami is just 57-44 since 2006 (and 72-50 if you include 2004-05). Nebraska saw its share of ups and downs since...

Betting Against the Spread: College Football 2014 Week 4 Picks

By Braden Gall, 1 day 19 hours ago
I really wanted to take Mizzou (-10) and Washington (-14) last weekend but couldn’t pull the trigger and it cost me… again. I am teetering around .500 and need a big week to bounce back. The good news is Mitch Light (27-18-1) has been crushing the Top 25 (below), while I have had a winning record each week in Top 25 picks (25-20-1). I'm going to shake it up this...

Athlon Sports Cover 2 Podcast: Week 4 Preview

By Braden Gall, 2 days 18 hours ago
 Hosts Braden Gall and Steven Lassan previews the big games in the SEC, Oklahoma's visit to West Virginia, the ACC's turn to crush the Big Ten and much more. The guys also give their locks of the week against the spread in this Week 4 college football preview.Send any ideas, questions or comments to @BradenGall or @AthlonSteven or email podcast@athlonsports.com. The podcast can...

ACC Week 4 Preview and Predictions

By Steven Lassan, 2 days 19 hours ago
After a week of surprises in non-conference action, the focus in the ACC shifts slightly to league play. Clemson-Florida State and Virginia Tech-Georgia Tech headline a solid slate of games for Week 4. And in non-conference matchups, East Carolina looks to knock off another ACC opponent with a home date against North Carolina, and Miami visits Nebraska.Due to suspension, Florida State won’...

Florida State Suspends QB Jameis Winston for First Half Against Clemson

By Steven Lassan, 3 days 16 hours ago
Florida State has suspended quarterback Jameis Winston for the first half of Saturday’s game against Clemson due to inappropriate comments made on Tuesday on campus.In a statement from the university, Florida State also indicated Winston will undergo internal discipline. With Winston missing the first two quarters, the Seminoles will turn to backup Sean Maguire.Maguire completed 13 of...

Expert Poll: Week 3 Heisman Trophy Voting

By Braden Gall, 3 days 19 hours ago
Athlon Sports has formed a Heisman Trophy committee. Each week, we will ask 13 members of the national college football media to rank their top candidates for the Heisman Trophy. Each voter will rank their top five candidates, with each first-place vote getting five points and each last-place vote getting one point. The Panel: Stewart Mandel, FOX SportsDave Revsine, Big Ten...

Outrageous College Football Predictions: Week 4

By Braden Gall, 3 days 20 hours ago
The original reality TV show is sports. No contrived setting where seven strangers living in a house or one bachelor searching for love can match the excitement the Iron Bowl delivered last fall. The beauty of college football lies in its complete unpredictability and drama. Here are some outrageous predictions for Week 4. Note: The point of this column is to have some fun...

10 Amazing College Football Stats from Week 3 in the ACC

By Corby Yarbrough, 4 days 19 hours ago
Numbers and statistics are a huge part of college football. Every Sunday, reading updated box scores and stats is like Christmas for fans and media members. Some stats like total offense and total defense are overrated but each help paint a picture for a team or particular game. Whether the stats are historic, advanced or just an observation from a box score, Athlon Sports brings the most...

Tuesday Talking Points: Georgia Misses Another Chance, Pac-12 South Wide Open

By Braden Gall, 4 days 20 hours ago
Every Saturday night, Athlon Sports’ Braden Gall hosts The Scoreboard Show on SiriusXM College Sports Nation, Ch. 91. Every Tuesday, Athlon Sports will feature his take on the national conversation from fans to players to coaches. The 2007 season is the benchmark for college football craziness, and while there is still more than two months left in the ‘14 campaign, comparisons...