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Predictions for Every College Football Game in Week 9

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 1 month ago
Week 9 of the 2015 college football season kicks off with a busy Thursday slate. Six games dot the schedule, including North Carolina traveling to Pittsburgh for a key ACC Coastal Division showdown, while TCU hosts West Virginia and Oregon plays at Arizona State. The action continues on Friday night with four games, including Wake Forest hosting Louisville. Saturday’s schedule isn’t...

5 Reasons Baylor Will Make the College Football Playoff With Jarrett Stidham at Quarterback

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 1 month ago
Baylor’s College Football Playoff hopes took a hit this week, as quarterback Seth Russell was lost for the year due to a neck injury suffered in the win against Iowa State. Russell was one of the nation’s top quarterbacks so far this season, throwing for 2,104 yards and 29 scores and rushing for 402 yards and six touchdowns. There’s no doubt Russell is going to be missed....

College Football's Post-Week 8 Bowl Projections

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 1 month ago
The start of college football’s 2015-16 bowl season is just under two months 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 Dec...

25 Remaining Games That Will Shape the College Football Playoff

By J.P. Scott, 1 year 1 month ago
I know what you are thinking: "Every game matters." Not in this case. As the 2015 college football season charges down the home stretch, there is a clear path to a championship forming right before our eyes. The football gods have given us 25 games between now and bowl season that will undoubtedly decide which four teams will qualify for the College Football Playoff....

College Football Week 8 Awards

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 1 month ago
Week 8 of the college football season is in the books. The weekend slate provided plenty of highlights, big plays, standout performances and surprises. While the Week 8 schedule appeared to be light on intrigue, Saturday's action wasn't short on drama or key outcomes in shaping the playoff and national title picture. With another weekend of action in the books, it’s...

10 Amazing College Football Stats from Week 8

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 8 Games

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 1 month ago
Week 8 of the college football season is officially in the books. Saturday's slate of games was underwhelming on paper, but the Week 8 schedule produced plenty of crazy finishes, overtime battles and outstanding plays. Miss anything from Week 8? Here’s 20 must-see plays, moments or post-game celebrations from the weekend of action: 20 Must-See Moments from College...

Texas Tech Red Raiders vs. Oklahoma Sooners Preview and Prediction

By Allen Kenney, 1 year 1 month ago
Texas Tech and Oklahoma enter their game Saturday coming off of starkly different performances. The Sooners could do no wrong in their 55-0 shellacking of Kansas State. Meanwhile, the Red Raiders squeaked by the worst Power 5 team in America, Kansas, in a showing that even head coach Kliff Kingsbury admitted was a “lucky” win. Still, spirits in Lubbock have to be high following...

Week 8 College Football Picks Against the Spread

By Braden Gall, 1 year 1 month ago
Last week was both unpredictable and bizarre. Entering last weekend, there were the seven teams left in college football without a win against the spread all year. Five covered and UTEP didn't play, leaving the Miners and Old Dominion as the only teams in college football without a win against the spread. Meanwhile, Central Michigan remained the lone unbeaten against the...

College Football's Top 10 Breakout Players at Midseason

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 1 month ago
With the first half of the 2015 college football season completed, it’s time to take a look back at the first seven weeks and examine some of the new stars across the nation. Breakout players are hard to predict in the preseason, but the emergence of new stars are a huge boost for a team’s win total or the opportunity to compete for a playoff spot. Stanford running back...