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Expert Poll: Week 3 Heisman Trophy Voting

By Braden Gall, 1 day 2 hours ago
Athlon Sports has formed a Heisman Trophy committee. Each week, we will ask 13 members of the national college football media to rank their top candidates for the Heisman Trophy. Each voter will rank their top five candidates, with each first-place vote getting five points and each last-place vote getting one point. The Panel: Stewart Mandel, FOX SportsDave Revsine, Big Ten...

Outrageous College Football Predictions: Week 4

By Braden Gall, 1 day 3 hours ago
The original reality TV show is sports. No contrived setting where seven strangers living in a house or one bachelor searching for love can match the excitement the Iron Bowl delivered last fall. The beauty of college football lies in its complete unpredictability and drama. Here are some outrageous predictions for Week 4. Note: The point of this column is to have some fun...

Daryl Worley's Suspension A Huge Loss at a Critical Time for West Virginia

By Steven Lassan, 2 days 1 hour ago
West Virginia cornerback Daryl Worley has been suspended indefinitely for a violation of team rules. Worley’s suspension comes at a critical point for the Mountaineers, as a showdown against Big 12 title favorite Oklahoma is ahead on Saturday.There’s no question Worley’s absence will be felt on West Virginia’s defense. Oklahoma’s passing attack is averaging 293.3...

10 Amazing College Football Stats from Week 3 in the Big 12

By Braden Gall, 2 days 1 hour ago
Athlon Sports brings the most intriguing, important, historic and bizarre stats from around the weekend of Big 12 football action: 108: Plays West Virginia ranThe Mountaineers rolled up 694 yards of offense in the win over Maryland in College Park. They ran 108 plays to get those yards and are third in the nation with 273 offensive snaps in three weeks. It took five games for WVU to hit the...

Tuesday Talking Points: Georgia Misses Another Chance, Pac-12 South Wide Open

By Braden Gall, 2 days 3 hours ago
Every Saturday night, Athlon Sports’ Braden Gall hosts The Scoreboard Show on SiriusXM College Sports Nation, Ch. 91. Every Tuesday, Athlon Sports will feature his take on the national conversation from fans to players to coaches. The 2007 season is the benchmark for college football craziness, and while there is still more than two months left in the ‘14 campaign, comparisons...

Athlon Sports Cover 2 Podcast: Week 3 Recap

By Braden Gall, 2 days 23 hours ago
 The guys recap the big Georgia-South Carolina game and what it means for the SEC East. The Week 3 edition also features the quality showing from the Big 12, UCLA's comeback, the Big Ten's second rough weekend in a row and a couple of big upsets in the ACC - and what it means for the USC Trojans moving forward. Send any ideas, questions or comments to @BradenGall or @...

Big 12 Takeaways: Oklahoma's Nasty D, Trickett stars, Texas blunders

By David Fox, 3 days 2 hours ago
So much of the early portion of the schedule has to do with league’s jockeying for position. The Big Ten is down. The Pac-12 scored a key win. And no league seems to scream that it’s in charge. Maybe the Big 12 should take that spot. No non-conference win stands out from Week 3, but the Big 12 quietly picked up some key victories — Oklahoma over Tennessee, West...

10 Amazing College Football Stats from Week 3

By Steven Lassan, 3 days 3 hours 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...

Previewing the Five Best College Football Games in Week 4

By David Fox, 3 days 19 hours ago
Saturday will bring the start of conference play in earnest as key games in the SEC, Big 12 and ACC dot our highlights for next week. Before league play though, there’s one major heavyweight non-conference game, and it could be a critical momentum game for the SEC and Big 12. Thursdays have quiet since the opening week of the season, but Auburn and Kansas State will bring us an...