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Predictions for Every College Football Game in Week 2

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 5 months ago
Week 2 of the 2015 college football season kicks off on Thursday night with WKU hosting Louisiana Tech in a potential preview of the Conference USA Championship in December. The slate continues on Friday with Utah hosting Utah State and Miami traveling to FAU. On Saturday, Michigan State-Oregon, Oklahoma-Tennessee and LSU-Mississippi State round out the key games for Week 2.   ...

10 Amazing College Football Stats from Week 1

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 5 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 most...

Kansas Loses to South Dakota State Because of a Fumbled Snap

By Jasmine Watkins, 1 year 5 months ago
We aren't in Kansas anymore. It looked like hope was gone for the Jayhawks in the game against South Dakota State. This was a game that even those not fond of Kansas had them winning. After falling behind early, the Jayhawks clawed their way back into the game and were down by three. All Kansas needed to do was kick a field goal, but they had to spike the ball to get the special...

Northern Iowa Panthers vs. Iowa State Cyclones Preview and Prediction

By Robert A. Boleyn, 1 year 5 months ago
The Iowa State Cyclones and Northern Iowa Panthers begin non-conference play at newly renovated Jack Trice Stadium in Ames this Saturday in their first in-state matchup since UNI's 28-20 win in 2013. And while Iowa State competes in the big-name Big 12 Conference and FBS, Northern Iowa's Panthers, runners-up in the FCS' Missouri Valley Football Conference in 2014, will look...

Georgia Southern Eagles vs. West Virginia Mountaineers Preview and Prediction

By Jeremy Simon, 1 year 5 months ago
Coming off a 9-3 record in its first season at the FBS level Georgia Southern is looking to solidify its existence on the big stage. Only two years removed from beating the Florida Gators in Gainesville the Eagles will look to complete yet another upset victory in Morgantown this Saturday. Anchored by one of the most potent rushing attacks in the nation the Eagles will look to dominate...

Akron Zips vs. Oklahoma Sooners Preview and Prediction

By Allen Kenney, 1 year 5 months ago
Oklahoma and Akron open the season in Norman this weekend in a contest that looks to be a lopsided affair. Vegas has installed OU as a 31-point favorite over what appears to be an overmatched bunch of Zips. The Sooners are still feeling the sting of last year’s meltdown, which ended in a 40-6 spanking from Clemson in the Russell Athletic Bowl. That led to a major shakeup in Bob Stoops...

South Dakota State Jackrabbits vs. Kansas Jayhawks Preview and Prediction

By J.P. Scott, 1 year 5 months ago
The honeymoon is over for new Kansas head coach David Beaty. On Saturday, he'll begin his first season at the helm of the Jayhawk program. He'll be leading a young and inexperienced squad into in a 2015 campaign where moral victories are going to be the norm. It's going to be a true rebuilding effort in Kansas — more so than any other time in recent memory. In seasons like...

Week 1 College Football Against the Spread Predictions

By Braden Gall, 1 year 5 months ago
College Football is back and so are my weekly picks against the spread. I will do my best to give sage and timely advice every Friday morning… for entertainment purposes only, of course. Week 1 is the best week of the year as so much is unknown about most teams and spreads are generally off kilter. Look for programs you think are underrated in the preseason and are facing young...

Baylor Bears vs SMU Mustangs Preview and Prediction

By Jeremy Simon, 1 year 5 months ago
A new era of SMU football starts this season as former Clemson offensive coordinator Chad Morris takes off as head coach of the Mustangs. On the other hand, Baylor head coach Art Briles returns a roster filled with playmakers from last season that couldn’t have been closer to making the inaugural College Football Playoff. While both coaches are in two different situations...

Pac-12 Week 1 Predictions

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 5 months ago
The Pac-12 has its share of one-sided matchups in Week 1, but the conference also boasts intriguing games with Boise State-Washington, Oregon-Eastern Washington, Utah-Michigan and Texas A&M-Arizona State. Stanford is a dark horse pick to get to the College Football Playoff, but the Cardinal opens 2015 with a tricky road test at Northwestern. Oregon quarterback Vernon Adams faces his...