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Betting Against the Spread: College Football Week 11 Picks

By Braden Gall, 2 years 3 months ago
A 5-4 record last week got me into the black for the season and I am going to screw it all up this week by picking the six massive national showdowns. I will toss in a few top picks, as usual, but this week is too big not to take a shot at greatness by trying to beat the best. Additionally, I've taken a small lead among Athlon Sports editors picking every Top 25 game against...

Athlon Sports Cover 2 Podcast: Week 11 Predictions

By Braden Gall, 2 years 3 months ago
 Hosts Braden Gall and Steven Lassan preview the big games of Week 11. Huge showdowns in East Lansing, Fort Worth, Norman, Salt Lake City, Baton Rouge and Tempe highlight a critical weekend in college football. We pick every big game and also offer up some locks of the week against the spread. Send any ideas, questions or comments to @BradenGall or @AthlonSteven or email...

Big 12 Week 11 Preview and Predictions

By Braden Gall, 2 years 3 months ago
All offseason long, the Big 12 pointed to Nov. 8 as its season-defining weekend, featuring a showdown of epic proportions that will likely decide the league championship and a possible College Football Playoff berth. We all just thought that game would be taking place in Norman rather than Fort Worth. Kansas State visiting TCU is a matchup of two top 10 teams and could not only...

10 Things That Will Shape College Football Playoff in Final Five Weeks of Season

By Steven Lassan, 2 years 3 months ago
College football’s new playoff format has added a layer of intrigue to the regular season. While finishing in the top two – just like the old BCS format – is important, two additional teams have a chance to win the national title in a four-team postseason format.The first release of the playoff committee's rankings provided some insight into the process, but with five weeks...

Outrageous College Football Predictions: Week 11

By Braden Gall, 2 years 3 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 11. Note: The point of this column is to have some fun...

Expert Poll: Week 10 Heisman Trophy Voting

By Braden Gall, 2 years 3 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...

College Football's Post-Week 10 Playoff Projection

By Steven Lassan, 2 years 3 months ago
College football’s playoff committee released its first set of rankings last Tuesday. While the top 25 rankings are expected to change each week and will look drastically different from the release of the first poll to the last one, the playoff committee's poll provided some insight into the process. Each week, Athlon Sports hopes to replicate the playoff committee’s work by...

College Football's Post-Week 10 Bowl Projections

By Steven Lassan, 2 years 3 months ago
With 10 weeks in the books, college football’s bowl and national title picture is starting to clear. The playoff committee will release its second set of rankings on Tuesday this week, which should give fans, coaches and players a better idea of what the committee values heading into the last few weeks of the season. The new playoff format has added a new layer of intrigue, as four...

College Football's Must-Watch Games of Week 11

By David Fox, 2 years 3 months ago
Time to sort through the contenders and the pretenders in the College Football Playoff race. Certainly, the top teams in the mix have challenges ahead of them for the remainder of the season, but this will be a critical week for teams ranked fifth and lower. Start with the Big Ten: Michigan State and Ohio State have recovered from Week 2 losses to set up the game of the year in...

Athlon Sports Cover 2 Podcast: Week 10 Recap

By Braden Gall, 2 years 3 months ago
 Hosts Braden Gall and David Fox recap all of Week 10's action in college football. This week's edition features press conference conflict, poorly timed tweets, upsets in the SEC, isuses at Florida and Michigan as well as lots of Big 12 and SEC West talk. The fellas also give you their post-Week 10 playoff poll as well.Send any ideas, questions or comments to @...