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Miami Hurricanes vs. Nebraska Cornhuskers Game Preview and Prediction

By Steven Lassan, 1 day 22 hours ago
There’s plenty of history between Miami and Nebraska, but when these two teams play on Saturday night, the focus will shift to 2014 and two programs that are looking to reclaim their place among college football’s elite.After going 9-3 in back-to-back years from 2004-05, Miami is just 57-44 since 2006 (and 72-50 if you include 2004-05). Nebraska saw its share of ups and downs since...

Athlon Sports Cover 2 Podcast: Week 4 Preview

By Braden Gall, 2 days 21 hours ago
 Hosts Braden Gall and Steven Lassan previews the big games in the SEC, Oklahoma's visit to West Virginia, the ACC's turn to crush the Big Ten and much more. The guys also give their locks of the week against the spread in this Week 4 college football preview.Send any ideas, questions or comments to @BradenGall or @AthlonSteven or email podcast@athlonsports.com. The podcast can...

Big Ten Week 4 Preview and Predictions

By David Fox, 2 days 22 hours ago
Turn back the clock to the the 1980s, 90s and early 2000s. In fact, Nebraska and Miami might prefer that you do. Nebraska and Miami will play the rare in-season matchup, but the two teams played in five bowl games that helped define the era. The Cornhuskers and Hurricanes met in six bowl games from 1983-2001 with four of those meetings resulting in a national championship. The...

Expert Poll: Week 3 Heisman Trophy Voting

By Braden Gall, 3 days 22 hours 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...

10 Amazing College Football Stats from Week 3 in the Big Ten

By Athlon Sports, 4 days 22 hours ago
The third week of the season was not quite the bounce back week the Big Ten may have been hoping for, but there were a few good things happening around the conference after a dismal week two. Let’s dive into some of the numbers from around the Big Ten this past week and the first three weeks of the college football season.10 Amazing College Football Stats from Week 3 in the Big Ten 2...

Tuesday Talking Points: Georgia Misses Another Chance, Pac-12 South Wide Open

By Braden Gall, 4 days 22 hours ago
Every Saturday night, Athlon Sports’ Braden Gall hosts The Scoreboard Show on SiriusXM College Sports Nation, Ch. 91. Every Tuesday, Athlon Sports will feature his take on the national conversation from fans to players to coaches. The 2007 season is the benchmark for college football craziness, and while there is still more than two months left in the ‘14 campaign, comparisons...

Athlon Sports Cover 2 Podcast: Week 3 Recap

By Braden Gall, 5 days 19 hours ago
 The guys recap the big Georgia-South Carolina game and what it means for the SEC East. The Week 3 edition also features the quality showing from the Big 12, UCLA's comeback, the Big Ten's second rough weekend in a row and a couple of big upsets in the ACC - and what it means for the USC Trojans moving forward. Send any ideas, questions or comments to @BradenGall or @...

Big Ten Takeaways: Nebraska, Penn State Still Standing

By David Fox, 5 days 22 hours ago
Congratulations, Nebraska and Penn State, you represent the Big Ten’s last hope. A week after the Big Ten’s top Playoff contenders dropped key games, the league’s underbelly proved to be just as soft. Minnesota, Maryland, Iowa and Indiana all took their turns with out-of-conference losses, leaving Nebraska and Penn State as the league’s last two unblemished team...

10 Amazing College Football Stats from Week 3

By Steven Lassan, 5 days 22 hours 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...

Week 3 Heisman Movers: Shifting fortunes for Todd Gurley, Trevor Knight, Bryce Petty

By David Fox, 6 days 18 hours ago
Week 3 offered only one game between two ranked teams, so the notion of Heisman moments was in short supply this week. There was one great play by the current frontrunner for the award, but that play came against Wyoming. It will live in Marcus Mariota’s highlight package, but there will be more to come in bigger games. Instead, this was probably a more notable weekend for those...