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Betting Against the Spread: College Football Week 7 Picks

By Braden Gall, 2 years 1 month ago
At 3-3 last weekend, I feel like a winner considering how much bloodshed there was across the Top 25. In fact, Steven Lassan’s 10-6-1 mark last week in Top 25 games makes him like some sort of Nostradamus to be honest. He’s been on a tear lately against the number, as experts begin to gain a clearer picture of each team. On to what should be another crazy weekend of college...

Athlon Sports Cover 2 Podcast: Week 7 Preview

By Braden Gall, 2 years 2 months ago
 Hosts Braden Gall and Steven Lassan previews the big games of Week 6. It's another huge week in the SEC, there are marquee games in the State of Texas and a Pac-12 championship game preview out West. The guys also offer up some locks of the week against the spread.Send any ideas, questions or comments to @BradenGall or @AthlonSteven or email [email protected] The podcast...

Big 12 Week 7 Preview and Predictions

By Braden Gall, 2 years 2 months ago
The Big 12 was a huge part of the mass confusion that took place across the college football landscape last weekend. The conference figures to be in the spotlight once again as two of the nation’s 10 remaining unbeaten teams will battle in Waco. It means that the Red River Shoo… Rivalry isn’t even the biggest game in Texas this weekend.Week 7 Previews and Predictions:ACC...

West Virginia Reinstates Top CB Daryl Worley

By Steven Lassan, 2 years 2 months ago
West Virginia cornerback Daryl Worley has been reinstated to the team after reaching a plea agreement from an incident that occurred in September. Worley pleaded no contest to misdemeanor assault and will serve no jail time.Worley was originally charged with misdemeanor battery from a nightclub incident.However, after reaching the plea agreement, Worley was placed on probation and was reinstated...

College Football's Top 20 Breakout Players After Week 6

By Steven Lassan, 2 years 2 months ago
Each college football season, a handful of new players become household names. Most of the breakout players start the year as unknowns or as hyped recruits by a fanbase, but by the end of a year, those players are on the radar for college football fans across the nation.Athlon tries to project the breakout players every offseason, but each person has a different take on how to define or...

Expert Poll: Week 6 Heisman Trophy Voting

By Braden Gall, 2 years 2 months ago
Athlon Sports has formed a Heisman Trophy committee. Each week, we will ask 13 members of the national college football media to rank their top candidates for the Heisman Trophy. Each voter will rank their top five candidates, with each first-place vote getting five points and each last-place vote getting one point. The Panel: Stewart Mandel, FOX SportsDave Revsine, Big Ten...

Outrageous College Football Predictions: Week 7

By Braden Gall, 2 years 2 months ago
The original reality TV show is sports. No contrived setting where seven strangers living in a house or one bachelor searching for love can match the excitement the Iron Bowl delivered last fall. The beauty of college football lies in its complete unpredictability and drama. Here are some outrageous predictions for Week 7. Note: The point of this column is to have some fun...

College Football's Post-Week 6 Bowl Projections

By Steven Lassan, 2 years 2 months ago
With six weeks in the books, college football’s bowl and national title picture is surrounded in uncertainty. The new playoff format has added a new layer of intrigue, as four teams – instead of two – will have a shot at the national championship once the bowl pairings are announced in early December. While only six weeks are in the books, it’s never too early...

College Football's Post-Week 6 Playoff Projection

By Steven Lassan, 2 years 2 months ago
The new college football playoff format has added even more intrigue to the 2014 season. Instead of figuring out the top two teams in early December, the focus has shifted to finding four teams to play in the first FBS postseason playoff format. To help select the four playoff teams, a 13-person committee was picked, which includes names like Barry Alvarez, Oliver Luck, Pat Haden and Jeff...

Athlon Sports Cover 2 Podcast: Week 6 Recap

By Braden Gall, 2 years 2 months ago
 Hosts Braden Gall and David Fox recap a wild Week 6 of action in college football. The guys talk State of Mississippi football, the SEC East, the Pac-12's chances of landing in the playoff, Florida State versus Auburn at No. 1, the Big 12 race and much more.Send any ideas, questions or comments to @BradenGall or @DavidFox615 or email [email protected] The podcast can be found...