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Athlon Sports Cover 2 Podcast: Week 3 Recap

By Braden Gall, 5 days 18 hours ago
 The guys recap the big Georgia-South Carolina game and what it means for the SEC East. The Week 3 edition also features the quality showing from the Big 12, UCLA's comeback, the Big Ten's second rough weekend in a row and a couple of big upsets in the ACC - and what it means for the USC Trojans moving forward. Send any ideas, questions or comments to @BradenGall or @...

ACC Takeaways: Hokies Upset, Brad Kaaya's Progress, Improvement at Virginia

By Steven Lassan, 5 days 21 hours ago
Week 3 was supposed to be a quiet one in the ACC. With a slate of so-so matchups, Florida State, Clemson and North Carolina on bye, there wasn’t a ton of intrigue around the conference.However, Week 3 brought several interesting games to the ACC, including East Carolina’s 28-21 upset over Virginia Tech and Virginia’s 23-21 win over Louisville. Boston College used its punishing...

10 Amazing College Football Stats from Week 3

By Steven Lassan, 5 days 22 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...

Previewing the Five Best College Football Games in Week 4

By David Fox, 6 days 14 hours ago
Saturday will bring the start of conference play in earnest as key games in the SEC, Big 12 and ACC dot our highlights for next week. Before league play though, there’s one major heavyweight non-conference game, and it could be a critical momentum game for the SEC and Big 12. Thursdays have quiet since the opening week of the season, but Auburn and Kansas State will bring us an...

College Football's Most Viral Moments from Week 3

By Steven Lassan, 6 days 22 hours ago
The third week of college football’s 2014 season is officially in the books. On paper, Week 3 was supposed to be boring. After all, there were few matchups featuring top 25 teams. However, Week 3 provided plenty of entertainment, including several night games that went down to the wire.In case you missed any action, we tried to capture the big moments of Saturday in one article. The viral...

Virginia Tech WR Isaiah Ford Makes One-Handed TD Grab Against ECU

By Steven Lassan, 1 week 14 hours ago
Virginia Tech scored a surprise win over Ohio State in Week 2, but the Hokies fell victim an upset-minded East Carolina team in Week 3.The Pirates won 28-21, but there were a few highlight plays for Virginia Tech, including receiver Isaiah Ford’s touchdown catch in the second half. Ford's catch was reviewed but the touchdown was upheld.Check out Ford's nifty one-handed grab: ...

Betting Against the Spread: College Football 2014 Week 3 Picks

By Braden Gall, 1 week 1 day ago
I was feeling pretty good about my picks with about 19 minutes left in the Oregon game and about 19 seconds left in the Stanford game. Then Marcus Mariota and Stanford’s red zone offense happened and I finished 2-3. Although, I did go 9-5 against the number in Top 25 games (see below), so I got that going for me. It has not been a strong start for me, but I am feeling confident...

How Clemson Helped Virginia Tech Find Its Quarterback

By David Fox, 1 week 2 days ago
If Virginia Tech gets back to the ACC Championship Game, the Hokies should thank Clemson.More specifically, the Hokies will need to thank Clemson offensive coordinator Chad Morris for tipping them off to his high school quarterback.Virginia Tech went into 2014 knowing it needed a quarterback to replace the departed Logan Thomas. The Hokies were going to enter the season with a veteran backup, a...

Athlon Sports Cover 2 Podcast: 2014 Week 3 Preview

By Braden Gall, 1 week 2 days ago
 Hosts Braden Gall and Steven Lassan previews all of the big action from Week 3 including Georgia-South Carolina, UCLA-Texas, an underrated Big 12 slate and plenty of conference games. The guys also give their locks of the week against the spread as well.Send any ideas, questions or comments to @BradenGall or @AthlonSteven or email The podcast can be found on...