The American

The American

Top Articles

Tulane QB Nick Montana Mistakenly Spikes Ball on Fourth Down

By Steven Lassan, 1 week 8 hours ago
Quarterback Nick Montana and the Tulane coaching staff had a massive fail in the first half of Saturday’s game against UCF.The Green Wave were attempting to get a field goal before the end of the quarter, and with time winding down, Montana spiked the ball to give his team a chance for points. However, there's just one problem: Montana spiked the ball on fourth down, ending any hope...

20 Predictions for the Second Half of College Football's 2014 Season

By Steven Lassan, 1 week 3 days ago
The first half of the 2014 college football season is in the books, and it’s time to revisit the preseason predictions and make a few changes for the next eight weeks.No conference, team or player performs exactly how most expect from the preseason, so it’s only natural to have changes of opinion in several different areas by the midpoint of the season.That’s the case in 2014,...

College Football 2014 Midseason Awards and Recap

By Steven Lassan, 1 week 4 days ago
The first half of the 2014 college football season is officially in the books. And at the midpoint of 2014, it’s time to look back at the first seven weeks, examine preseason predictions and take a glimpse at what the second half of the season has to offer.With half of a season still to go, plenty of changes, surprises and disappointments should be expected this year.Mississippi State...

College Football's Post-Week 7 Playoff Projection

By Steven Lassan, 1 week 4 days ago
The new college football playoff format has added even more intrigue to the 2014 season. Instead of figuring out the top two teams in early December, the focus has shifted to finding four teams to play in the first FBS postseason playoff format. To help select the four playoff teams, a 13-person committee was picked, which includes names like Barry Alvarez, Oliver Luck, Pat Haden and Jeff...

College Football's Post-Week 7 Bowl Projections

By Steven Lassan, 1 week 4 days ago
With seven weeks in the books, college football’s bowl and national title picture is surrounded in uncertainty. The new playoff format has added a new layer of intrigue, as four teams – instead of two – will have a shot at the national championship once the bowl pairings are announced in early December. While only seven weeks are in the books, it’s never too...

College Football's Most Viral Moments from Week 7

By Steven Lassan, 1 week 6 days ago
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...

College Football's Top 20 Breakout Players After Week 6

By Steven Lassan, 2 weeks 3 days ago
Each college football season, a handful of new players become household names. Most of the breakout players start the year as unknowns or as hyped recruits by a fanbase, but by the end of a year, those players are on the radar for college football fans across the nation.Athlon tries to project the breakout players every offseason, but each person has a different take on how to define or...

College Football's Post-Week 6 Playoff Projection

By Steven Lassan, 2 weeks 4 days ago
The new college football playoff format has added even more intrigue to the 2014 season. Instead of figuring out the top two teams in early December, the focus has shifted to finding four teams to play in the first FBS postseason playoff format. To help select the four playoff teams, a 13-person committee was picked, which includes names like Barry Alvarez, Oliver Luck, Pat Haden and Jeff...

College Football's Post-Week 6 Bowl Projections

By Steven Lassan, 2 weeks 4 days ago
With six weeks in the books, college football’s bowl and national title picture is surrounded in uncertainty. The new playoff format has added a new layer of intrigue, as four teams – instead of two – will have a shot at the national championship once the bowl pairings are announced in early December. While only six weeks are in the books, it’s never too early...