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College Football Week 9 Awards

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 1 month ago
Week 9 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 9. Here’s a look at Athlon Sports’ picks for the offensive, defensive, coordinator,...

10 Amazing College Football Stats from Week 9

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 1 month 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...

Syracuse at Florida State

By hmcclary, 1 year 1 month ago

20 Must-See Moments from College Football's Week 9 Games

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 1 month ago
Week 9 of the college football season is officially in the books. Saturday's slate of games was underwhelming on paper, but the Week 9 schedule produced plenty of crazy finishes and outstanding plays. Miss anything from Week 9? Here are 20 must-see plays, moments or post-game celebrations from the weekend of action: 20 Must-See Moments from College Football...

Miami Beats Duke With Improbable Touchdown on Final Play of Game

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 1 month ago
Crazy. That’s about the best way to sum up the ending to Saturday night’s Miami-Duke game. After the Blue Devils scored a touchdown and a two-point conversion in the final minute to take a 27-24 lead, Miami scored on an improbable kick return to win 30-27. The Hurricanes used eight laterals to move the ball around the field, with Corn Elder eventually breaking free for the...

Miami Hurricanes vs. Duke Blue Devils Preview and Prediction

By Antwan Staley, 1 year 1 month ago
The Miami Hurricanes have had an rough few days. After their 58-0 loss to the Clemson Tigers last weekend, Hurricanes' athletic director Blake James fired head coach Al Golden. Tight ends coach Larry Scott will serve as the team’s interim head coach for the rest of the 2015 season. With all the speculation on who will become the Hurricanes (4-3) next head coach, the team will play...

Week 9 College Football Picks Against the Spread

By Braden Gall, 1 year 1 month ago
Boy was I wrong about Texas A&M and Utah. Thought Vegas was off on those lines last weekend and, once again, the Wise Guys prove to be the best analysts in the game. (Amazing how that works.) However, I've gone to the Houston, Bowling Green and Washington State wells of late and it's paid off multiple times now. Last Week: 4-4Year-to-date: 29-22 Tennessee (-9) at...

Syracuse Orange vs. Florida State Seminoles Preview and Prediction

By Jon Kinne, 1 year 1 month ago
And that is why you want to put inferior teams away when you can. After a season and a half of narrowly escaping with victory time and again, Florida State allowed Georgia Tech to stay in the game until the very end. This time, the breaks did not go the way of the Seminoles with the Yellow Jackets emerging victorious 22-16 by returning a blocked field goal for a touchdown as time expired....

Clemson Tigers vs. NC State Wolfpack Preview and Prediction

By Antwan Staley, 1 year 1 month ago
So many teams overlook their opponent of the week when they have a significant game the next week. The Clemson Tigers play the Florida State Seminoles on Nov. 7. But before then, they have a rivalry game against the NC State Wolfpack called the Textile Bowl. Last weekend at Sun Life Stadium, Clemson handed the Miami Hurricanes their biggest loss in school history, 58-0. That game ended up...

Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets vs. Virginia Cavaliers Preview and Prediction

By Antwan Staley, 1 year 1 month ago
There’s no way the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets can top their victory from last weekend. With no time remaining on the clock, Georgia Tech’s Lance Austin picked up a blocked 56-yard field goal attempt by Florida State kicker Roberto Aguayo and went 78-yards for the game-winning touchdown to upset the Seminoles 22-16. This week, the Yellow Jackets (3-5) will visit Charlottesville...