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New College Football Top 25 Playoff Committee Rankings (Nov. 10)

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 4 weeks ago
The College Football Playoff Committee released its second top 25 rankings of the 2015 season on Tuesday night. Clemson remained at No. 1 for the second week in a row, followed by Alabama at No. 2, Ohio State at No. 3 and Notre Dame at No. 4.  The committee will meet each week until the end of the season, releasing rankings on Tuesday night until the final reveal on Dec. 6 for the last...

How Nebraska and Arkansas Changed the 2015 College Football Season

By J.P. Scott, 1 year 1 month ago
As it stood, Ole Miss and Michigan State both controlled their own destiny. All they had to do was win out and their regular season would end with trips in their respective conference championship games. Nothing anyone else did mattered. Additionally, if Ole Miss would have gone on to win the SEC championship, it likely would have meant that the SEC would be shut out of the College Football...

College Football Week 10 Awards

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 1 month ago
Week 10 of the college football season is in the books. The weekend slate provided plenty of highlights, big plays, standout performances and surprises.  With another weekend of action in the books, it’s time to hand out the hardware to honor the best of the best from Week 10. Here’s a look at Athlon Sports’ picks for the offensive, defensive,...

10 Amazing College Football Stats from Week 10

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 1 month 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...

20 Must-See Moments from College Football's Week 10 Games

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 1 month ago
Week 10 of the college football season is officially in the books. Considering the crazy finishes, big-time showdowns and upsets, Saturday's slate of games might be the best weekend of action so far this year.  Before examining some of the top moments from Week 10, it's important to highlight what transpired in Missouri on Saturday night. The Washington Post...

Iowa State Cyclones vs. Oklahoma Sooners Preview and Prediction

By Allen Kenney, 1 year 1 month ago
Iowa State heads to Norman fresh off a win that not only gave the Cyclones their biggest victory of the year, but also may have saved head coach Paul Rhoads’ job. Seeing as ISU just pounded a Texas team that beat Oklahoma earlier this year, it would make sense that the ‘Clones could do the same to the Sooners, right? Vegas doesn’t think so, installing OU as a 25.5-...

Week 10 College Football Picks Against the Spread

By Braden Gall, 1 year 1 month ago
Boy was I wrong about Texas A&M and Utah. Thought Vegas was off on those lines last weekend and, once again, the Wise Guys prove to be the best analysts in the game. (Amazing how that works.) However, I've gone to the Houston, Bowling Green and Washington State wells of late and it's paid off multiple times now. Last Week: 3-4Year-to-date: 32-26 LSU (+6.5) at...

TCU Horned Frogs vs. Oklahoma State Cowboys Preview and Prediction

By Allen Kenney, 1 year 1 month ago
The month that fans in Big 12 country have been waiting for has finally arrived: November, when the conference’s top teams play a brutal round-robin tournament that will definitely crown a league champ and potentially catapult that squad into the College Football Playoff. Related: Ranking the Best College Football Games in November 2015 No. 8 TCU and No. 14 Oklahoma State...

15 Best College Football Players No One is Taking About in 2015

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 1 month ago
With 128 FBS teams and over 85 players on every college football roster, it’s easy for some talented prospects to slip through the cracks nationally. There’s no doubt about the talent or the amount of spotlight on LSU’s Leonard Fournette, TCU’s Trevone Boykin, Baylor’s Corey Coleman or Clemson’s Deshaun Watson, but there other plenty of under-the-radar...

Texas Tech Red Raiders vs. West Virginia Mountaineers Preview and Prediction

By Jeremy Simon, 1 year 1 month ago
Texas Tech looks to solidify their post season by earning that sixth win and making them bowl eligible. Bringing with them one of the more explosive offenses in the nation, head coach Kilff Kingsbury and the Red Raiders have everything moving in the right direction. On the opposite end of the spectrum, West Virginia limps into November after going through the toughest October in...