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Week 1 College Football Against the Spread Predictions

By Braden Gall, 1 year 4 months ago
College Football is back and so are my weekly picks against the spread. I will do my best to give sage and timely advice every Friday morning… for entertainment purposes only, of course. Week 1 is the best week of the year as so much is unknown about most teams and spreads are generally off kilter. Look for programs you think are underrated in the preseason and are facing young...

Duke Blue Devils vs. Tulane Green Wave Preview and Prediction

By Chris Dougherty, 1 year 4 months ago
Thursday’s season opener for the Blue Devils is a rematch of last season’s 47-13 victory over the inexperienced and troubled Tulane Green Wave. Head coach David Cutcliffe, the man solely responsible for turning around the once downtrodden Duke program, has the team primed for yet another bowl appearance. An expected Week 1 victory over Tulane is Cutcliffe’s chance to show...

Pac-12 Week 1 Predictions

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 4 months ago
The Pac-12 has its share of one-sided matchups in Week 1, but the conference also boasts intriguing games with Boise State-Washington, Oregon-Eastern Washington, Utah-Michigan and Texas A&M-Arizona State. Stanford is a dark horse pick to get to the College Football Playoff, but the Cardinal opens 2015 with a tricky road test at Northwestern. Oregon quarterback Vernon Adams faces his...

Alcorn State Braves vs. Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Preview and Prediction

By Justin Nails, 1 year 4 months ago
Alcorn State and the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets will open up the 2015 season on a Thursday night in Atlanta. Both teams are coming off of stellar 2014 campaigns as the Yellow Jackets won 11 games and upset Mississippi State in the Orange Bowl. The Alcorn State Braves finished 2014 as SWAC champions, winning their first title since the SWAC went to a championship game in 1999. Georgia...

ACC Week 1 Predictions

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 4 months ago
With Clemson replacing several key starters from last year’s defense, along with Jameis Winston’s departure from Florida State, two of the ACC’s frontrunners open the 2015 season looking for answers at key positions. The Seminoles plan to turn to former Notre Dame quarterback Everett Golson to replace Winston, while the Tigers will be focused on building the depth and...

South Carolina Gamecocks vs. North Carolina Tar Heels Preview and Prediction

By Jon Kinne, 1 year 4 months ago
The 2015 FBS season kicks off this Thursday night when South takes on North in the Battle of the Carolinas. The Tar Heels are looking to improve on a 6-7 2014 campaign that ended with a 40-21 loss to Rutgers in the Quick Lane Bowl. The boys from Columbia are trying to rebound from their own disappointing season. The Gamecocks entered 2014 ranked in the top 10. But a season-opening blow out...

620 Twitter Accounts Every College Football Fan Should Follow (2015 Edition)

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 4 months ago
The 2015 college football season starts on Thursday, Sept. 3 and concludes in early January with the national championship in Glendale, Ariz. With kickoff right around the corner, it’s time to fill up your Twitter timelines with information on all of the teams, players, coaches and latest news. To help you prepare for the 2015 season, Athlon Sports has compiled the best Twitter guide...

4 Reasons to be Excited About the NC State Wolfpack in 2015

By Antwan Staley, 1 year 4 months ago
After going from 3-9 to 8-5 in head coach Dave Doeren’s second season at NC State, optimism ran high among the fan base. With the players the team has returning on both offense and defense in 2015, Doeren and the Wolfpack could potently shake up things in the ACC Atlantic Division. Related: Outrageous College Football Predictions for the ACC in 2015 There are some questions NC...

College Football's Top 50 Breakout Players for 2015

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 4 months ago
Projecting college football’s breakout players for any given season is no easy assignment. After all, each person has a different take on what a “breakout player” is, and college football is always home to several new faces throughout the season. While it’s difficult to label breakout players, the new stars of any season can have a huge impact on conference...