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New College Football Top 25 Playoff Committee Rankings (Dec. 1)

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 2 months ago
The College Football Playoff Committee released its fifth set of top 25 rankings of the 2015 season on Tuesday night. Clemson remained No. 1 for the fifth straight week in a row, followed by Alabama at No. 2, Oklahoma at No. 3 and Iowa 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...

College Football's Post-Week 13 Bowl Projections

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 2 months ago
The start of college football’s 2015-16 bowl season is less than three weeks away, but it’s never too early to take a peek at the potential matchups this postseason. The bowl season is bigger and better than ever with 41 matchups, starting on Dec. 19 with five games. The postseason concludes on Jan. 11 with the national championship, while the playoff semifinals are on...

College Football Week 13 Awards

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 2 months ago
Week 13 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 13. Here’s a look at Athlon Sports’ picks for the offensive, defensive,...

10 Amazing College Football Stats from Week 13

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 2 months 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...

25 Must-See Moments from College Football's Week 13 Games

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 2 months ago
Week 13 of the college football season is officially in the books. With the playoff and bowl picture coming into focus, there were no shortage of critical games or must-see matchups on Saturday. And the weekend slate produced its share of crazy moments, wild finishes and big plays.   Miss anything from Week 13? Here are 25 must-see plays, moments or post-game...

Week 13 College Football Picks Against the Spread

By Braden Gall, 1 year 3 months ago
Seriously, I am cruising right now. In fact, I am scared to pick any games because strange things happen on rivalry weekend, and I don't want to screw up my sterling 11-2 record over the last two weeks. But, like going back for that third plate of food, I just can't help myself. Last Week: 6-1Year-to-date: 47-31 Iowa (-1) at NebraskaThe Hawkeyes have been mentally...

Baylor Bears vs. TCU Horned Frogs Preview and Prediction

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 3 months ago
Baylor’s late November road trip at TCU was supposed to be one of the biggest matchups in college football this preseason. Fast forward to November and the Friday night showdown in Fort Worth is still a big game, but this matchup has lost some of its appeal with TCU losing two out of its last three games and Baylor just outside of the playoff picture. The Bears still have Big 12 title...

Oklahoma Sooners vs. Oklahoma State Cowboys Preview and Prediction

By Allen Kenney, 1 year 3 months ago
Had Oklahoma State won last week against Baylor, we’d be talking about this Saturday’s match-up as the biggest game in the history of the Bedlam rivalry. Nevertheless, the Sooners and Cowboys have plenty to play for, not the least of which being bragging rights in the state. OSU’s loss to Baylor leaves the Pokes playing the familiar role of spoiler to OU’s postseason...

New College Football Top 25 Playoff Committee Rankings (Nov. 24)

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 3 months ago
The College Football Playoff Committee released its fourth set of top 25 rankings of the 2015 season on Tuesday night. Clemson remained No. 1 for the fourth straight week in a row, followed by Alabama at No. 2, Oklahoma at No. 3 and Iowa at No. 4.  The committee will meet each week until the end of the season, releasing rankings on Tuesday night until the final...

Texas Tech Red Raiders vs. Texas Longhorns Preview and Prediction

By Lloyd H. Spence Jr., 1 year 3 months ago
Bowl hopes, bragging rights within the state of Texas and finishing the season on a high note are just a few of the goals in mind for Texas Tech and Texas when the two programs meet on Thanksgiving night in Austin. The Red Raiders clinched a bowl bid after a 59-44 victory over Kansas State on Nov. 14. The Longhorns need two wins to reach a postseason game in coach Charlie Strong’s second...