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Week 3 College Football Picks Against the Spread

By Braden Gall, 1 year 2 months ago
College football goes to another level in Week 3 as conference play begins to open up across the nation. Things start to get real this weekend and I’m going right along with it. There are some “circle the wagons” games this weekend and I tend to like the underdog in those matchups. Otherwise, I’m turning to the favorites in the ACC and the biggest game out West...

Louisiana Tech Bulldogs vs. Kansas State Wildcats Preview and Prediction

By Michael Bradley, 1 year 2 months ago
After a pair of tune-up games designed to help a new quarterback get comfortable and pile up some wins before the craziness of the Big 12 schedule commences, Kansas State steps up in class with a visit from Louisiana Tech and its potent offense. The Wildcats have looked sharp in dispatching South Dakota and Texas-San Antonio, but let’s face it — those teams aren’t quite...

Tulsa Golden Hurricane vs. Oklahoma Sooners Preview and Prediction

By Allen Kenney, 1 year 2 months ago
Oklahoma and Tulsa tangle this weekend in a game that finds both teams riding high two weeks into the season. The Sooners come into the contest fresh off a thrilling comeback win at Tennessee last weekend to run their record to 2-0. Meanwhile, the Golden Hurricane waxed New Mexico, giving Philip Montgomery two straight victories to open his tenure as TU head coach. Vegas is projecting...

Predictions for Every College Football Game in Week 3

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 2 months ago
The third week of the 2015 college football season kicks off on Thursday night with a key ACC matchup between Clemson and Louisville. Thursday night’s game is one of the marquee contests for Week 3, but the action continues on Friday and Saturday with critical must-see matchups. On Saturday, the SEC takes the spotlight with Alabama-Ole Miss and LSU-Auburn. Additionally, Nebraska-Miami and...

Big 12 Week 3 Predictions

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 2 months ago
For completely different reasons, Oklahoma and Texas have dominated the headlines in the Big 12 since last Saturday. And going into Week 3, the Longhorns will have an opportunity to build off last week’s momentum and win over Rice with a tough matchup against California. The Golden Bears boast one of the nation’s top offenses and are off to a 2-0 start. Oklahoma’s win over...

What AD Steve Patterson’s Dismissal at Texas Means for Head Coach Charlie Strong

By Ryan Wright, 1 year 2 months ago
Focused determination and an unbending spirit to conduct business a certain way over the course of nearly two years ended with Steve Patterson’s dismissal as Texas’ athletic director on Tuesday. The writing on the wall was there for Patterson for several months with fans, alumni, and even coaches under his employment being vocal about how poorly the now former AD was running his...

Texas President Hits Reset Button for Athletics Department with Firing of AD Steve Patterson

By Lloyd H. Spence Jr., 1 year 2 months ago
Question: What do you do when you are playing your best friend in Madden NFL 16 and you realize this game has gotten away from you and you are getting your butt kicked in EVERY way? Answer: Hit the reset button on the game console and start over, because you know this was a fluke and you are WAY better than that. Today University of Texas President Gregory L. Fenves...

College Fantasy Football Top Five Waiver Wire Pickups for Week 3

By Mike Bainbridge, 1 year 2 months ago
Week 2 is now in the books, and the college fantasy football season is kicking into high gear. Are you prepared?   Athlon has teamed up with college fantasy veterans CollegeFootballGeek.com to help you dominate in 2015! Over the course of the season, CFG will be providing insight into their weekly value plays, as well as helping you identify the top waiver wire candidates to bolster...

10 College Football QBs Looking to Make a Statement in Week 3

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 2 months ago
Quarterbacks are always under heavy scrutiny for all 128 college football teams, and the pressure only increases in big-time matchups. While it’s still very early in the 2015 season, there are a handful of teams with critical matchups in Week 3. Whether it’s a conference contest, a non-conference matchup or a player looking to solidify his place at the top of the depth chart, Week 3...

10 Amazing College Football Stats from Week 2

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...