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Top 10 Big 12 Non-Conference Games of 2015

By Braden Gall, 2 weeks 1 day ago
The College Football Playoff Committee proved the general trend of tougher scheduling last fall.  The Big 12 may have two major playoff contenders but scheduling could once again be a problem for this league. Whether the Big 12 wants to admit it or not, Baylor's non-conference schedule was a huge factor in why the league was left out of the postseason tournament. ...

College Football's Top 50 Players for 2015

By Steven Lassan, 2 weeks 2 days ago
Kickoff for the 2015 college football season is just around the corner. With media days underway and players reporting to camps in August, it won’t be long before teams are officially preparing for the opening week. With the season countdown under 50 days until kickoff, it’s time to take a look at the best 50 players in college football for the upcoming year. Ranking the...

Big 12 Wild Card Players in 2015

By Jeremy Simon, 2 weeks 3 days ago
The Big 12 may have missed out on the inaugural College Football Playoff last season, but that doesn’t mean the conference lacks for impact players. While some are more household names than other, each Big 12 team has their “wild card” players that figure to play a big role in how their respective season will pan out. Related: Big 12 Football 2015 Predictions There...

Big 12 Football Breakout Players for 2015

By Steven Lassan, 2 weeks 4 days ago
Projecting college football’s breakout players for any given season is no easy assignment. After all, each person has a different take on what a “breakout player” is, and college football is always home to several new faces throughout the season. While it’s difficult to label breakout players, the new stars of any season can have a huge impact on conference championship...

College Football's Top 25 Most Crowded Stadiums

By Braden Gall, 2 weeks 4 days ago
Attendance is a function of many things. Renovations, scheduling, prices, realignment and weather can impact attendance numbers. Even how a school reports its given numbers can vary from program to program (unfortunately). Most notably, however, is the quality of the team. The easiest solution to "fixing" dropping attendance numbers is to win more games. In 2014, Texas A...

A College Football Fan's Dream Road Trip for 2015

By Braden Gall, 3 weeks 1 day ago
You can go to one college football game each weekend. You can't go to the same place twice and the travel budget is endless. Where are you going? That's 14 straight weekends on 14 different campuses, so ask the spouse for forgiveness, not permission. The possibilities are almost endless. And it would make for a dream come true for most college football fans. So I...

Ranking the Big 12 Stadiums for 2015

By Braden Gall, 3 weeks 1 day ago
Last summer, Athlon Sports asked 10 Big 12 experts Chip Brown, Blair Kerkhoff, Bill Connelly, Allen Kenney and more to rank their favorite stadiums in the Big 12. Based on general atmosphere, fan support, home-field advantage, amenities, tailgating, surrounding campus and even scoreboards, here is how the voting shook out. However, attendance is an increasing concern for...

The Big 12's 10 Most Underrated Players for 2015

By Steven Lassan, 3 weeks 2 days ago
Every college football team has players most would consider underrated. However, defining underrated players is no easy assignment, as that term varies in meaning between fans and experts. The Big 12 has two potential playoff teams in place for 2015, as Baylor and TCU should once again rank near the top of contenders for a spot in the four-team postseason. Both teams have...

Bovada Releases Updated Heisman Odds for July

By Steven Lassan, 3 weeks 3 days ago
The 2015 college football season is just over 50 days away, and media days are just around the corner. And once August hits, teams will report to camp and start the official preparations for the upcoming season. Bovada released Heisman odds earlier this offseason, but the sportsbook has updated its list on Wednesday. TCU quarterback Trevone Boykin is now the favorite by Bovada, with...

College Football Bowl Projections for 2015

By Steven Lassan, 3 weeks 3 days ago
College football’s new playoff format was a huge success. The four-team playoff generated huge ratings and provided what the fans wanted in a postseason: A chance to settle it on the field. As the second season of the playoff approaches, the bowl schedule has expanded to 41 overall games including the national championship. Additionally, the semifinals will be on Dec. 31 instead...