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Oklahoma State and Texas Tech Unveil Alternate Helmets for Thursday Night Matchup

By Steven Lassan, 5 days 14 hours ago
Oklahoma State and Texas Tech’s Thursday night showdown had plenty of offense, but much of the pregame focus was on the attire for the both teams.The Cowboys and Red Raiders unveiled alternate uniforms for the Thursday night conference game, and both teams hit a home run with the different uniforms and helmets.  Close up of @SnapBrenner's helmet. #TexasTech

Athlon Sports Cover 2 Podcast: Week 5 Preview

By Braden Gall, 6 days 1 hour ago
 Hosts Braden Gall and Steven Lassan previews the big games of Week 5. The Pac-12 takes center stage with a deep slate of action while the SEC has three marquee showdowns. Florida State, Baylor and Ohio State all have interesting tests as well. The guys also offer up some locks of the week against the spread.Send any ideas, questions or comments to @BradenGall or @AthlonSteven or email...

Big 12 Week 5 Preview and Predictions

By Braden Gall, 6 days 4 hours ago
It was an extremely light week in Big 12 action despite two contenders (Kansas State and Oklahoma) playing critical nationally televised games last weekend. Things return to normal somewhat in Week 5 as this league gets back into full scale play with three conference tilts, a North Texas rivalry and… UTEP.Week 5 Previews and Predictions:ACC | Big Ten | Pac-12 | SEC...

College Football's Top 10 Coaches on the Hot Seat After Week 4

By Steven Lassan, 1 week 4 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...

Outrageous College Football Predictions: Week 5

By Braden Gall, 1 week 4 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...

Expert Poll: Week 4 Heisman Trophy Voting

By Braden Gall, 1 week 5 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...

10 Amazing College Football Stats from Week 4 in the Big 12

By Braden Gall, 1 week 1 day ago
Athlon Sports brings the most intriguing, important, historic and bizarre stats from around the weekend of Big 12 football action: 359: Yards allowed by Kansas StateKansas State lost an ugly one to the Tigers on Thursday night but not for a lack of effort. Bill Snyder’s bunch held Auburn to a Gus Malzahn-low 359 yards of total offense. Only four other times has a team held a Malzahn-...

Which Football Conference Has Had the Best 2014 So Far?

By David Fox, 1 week 1 day 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 week 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...

10 Amazing College Football Stats from Week 4

By Steven Lassan, 1 week 2 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...