The American

The American

Top Articles

College Football's Most Viral Moments from Week 7

By Steven Lassan, 2 weeks 5 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, 3 weeks 2 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, 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 6 Bowl Projections

By Steven Lassan, 3 weeks 3 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...

Athlon Sports Cover 2 Podcast: Week 6 Recap

By Braden Gall, 3 weeks 4 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, 3 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, 1 month 18 hours 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, 1 month 1 day 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, 1 month 1 day 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...