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Athlon Sports Cover 2 Podcast: Week 6 Recap

By Braden Gall, 2 weeks 3 days ago
 Hosts Braden Gall and David Fox recap a wild Week 6 of action in college football. The guys talk State of Mississippi football, the SEC East, the Pac-12's chances of landing in the playoff, Florida State versus Auburn at No. 1, the Big 12 race and much more.Send any ideas, questions or comments to @BradenGall or @DavidFox615 or email podcast@athlonsports.com. The podcast can be found...

College Football's Most Viral Moments from Week 6

By Steven Lassan, 2 weeks 5 days ago
Week 6 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 12 Most-Improved Teams in 2014

By Steven Lassan, 3 weeks 2 days ago
College football’s 2014 season is only five weeks old, but it’s clear some teams are already showing improvement from their 2013 performance. Arkansas, West Virginia, California and NC State highlight just a few of the teams from Power 5 conferences taking a step forward in their development after each recorded a losing record last year.There’s a long way to go this year,...

College Football's Post-Week 5 Playoff Projection

By Steven Lassan, 3 weeks 3 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 5 Bowl Projections

By Steven Lassan, 3 weeks 3 days ago
With five 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 five weeks are in the books, it’s never too early to...

10 Amazing College Football Stats from Week 5

By Steven Lassan, 3 weeks 4 days 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...

College Football's Most Viral Moments from Week 5

By Steven Lassan, 3 weeks 5 days ago
Week 5 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 10 Coaches on the Hot Seat After Week 4

By Steven Lassan, 1 month 5 hours ago
College football’s coaching carousel is usually quiet in September, but two teams have already made changes this year. June Jones resigned at SMU, and Texas Tech parted ways with defensive coordinator Matt Wallerstedt after the loss to Arkansas.While two changes in September are surprising, the carousel certainly isn’t over.Florida’s Will Muschamp and Michigan’s Brady...

Which Football Conference Has Had the Best 2014 So Far?

By David Fox, 1 month 2 days ago
Conference bragging rights didn’t start with the College Football Playoff or even the BCS. That said, fighting for championship postseason games has only magnified the “my conference is better than your conference” debate. In some ways the selection committee may make those determinations, certainly in leaving out on conference (four spots for the Power 5) and...

Athlon Sports Cover 2 Podcast: Week 4 Recap

By Braden Gall, 1 month 2 days ago
 The guys recap the big weekend of action in the SEC, including Florida-Bama, Mississippi State-LSU and Missouri's lose to Indiana. The Big Ten deserves credit with the exception of Michigan, so what does the lose to Utah mean for Brady Hoke? The ACC struggled in Week 4 and the guys break down all of the action from Florida State-Clemson and the rest of the ACC. And Week 4 ended with...