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Rutgers Coach Kyle Flood Suspended Three Games and Fined $50,000

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 1 week ago
Rutgers coach Kyle Flood has been suspended three games and fined $50,000 after an investigation into academic rule violations. The news about Flood’s suspension was first reported by NJ.com’s Keith Sargeant. Flood will miss Saturday’s game against Penn State and will sit out the Scarlet Knights’ games against Kansas and Michigan State. Running backs coach...

Hurricane Warning: The Cornhuskers Are Coming

By Brandon Cavanaugh, 1 year 1 week ago
Now that Nebraska’s in the Big Ten, rivalries are budding, but nothing like the respectful Oklahoma games or the building hatred of the Texas Longhorns have emerged. Many accuse Husker fans of living in the past, but if there’s one element of it that still lives today, it’s that Nebraska doesn’t like the Miami Hurricanes and the feeling is mutual. The series tie...

College Fantasy Football Top Five Waiver Wire Pickups for Week 3

By Mike Bainbridge, 1 year 1 week 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...

The State of Nebraska Football: Week Three

By Brandon Cavanaugh, 1 year 1 week ago
Ladies and gentlemen of Husker Nation, the state of Nebraska football is still an unknown. The last-second loss to BYU and manhandling of South Alabama told us some things both good and bad, but we’ll learn very quickly just how good this team is moving forward. QuarterbacksThree cheers for Mike Riley and Danny Langsdorf for helping Tommy Armstrong become the most accurate passer he...

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

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 1 week 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...

Rutgers' Woes Continue with Last-Second Home Loss, Suspension of Top WR Leonte Carroo

By Chris Dougherty, 1 year 1 week ago
How does that old saying go?  "If you feel like you're going through hell, keep going."  That sure is what it feels like both inside and outside of the Rutgers football program anymore. After a dominating season-opening victory, the Scarlet Knights hosted the Washington State Cougars in a game that was built on inefficiency and a pure lack of discipline. Neither...

10 Amazing College Football Stats from Week 2

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 1 week 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...

Knee-Jerk Reactions: South Alabama Jaguars vs. Nebraska Cornhuskers

By Brandon Cavanaugh, 1 year 2 weeks ago
After a game that could’ve done a tremendous amount of damage to Nebraska’s psyche in their loss to BYU, there were plenty of questions this week. Would Tommy Armstrong continue to look the part? Would the running game finally show up? Would the Huskers simply tank? Here’s your rundown: - Armstrong looked excellent again, throwing for 270 yards and two touchdowns,...

South Alabama Jaguars vs. Nebraska Cornhuskers Preview and Prediction

By Brandon Cavanaugh, 1 year 2 weeks ago
Considering the amount of transfers from the previously-defunct-but-now-starting-up-again UAB football program, Nebraska’s essentially taking on the South Alabama-Birmingham Blazing Jaguars. That’s actually a pretty killer name. Speaking of a mauling, that’s likely what the Jags are walking into considering that the current 25-point underdog will be facing a very...

Major Position Changes in College Football History

By Aaron Tallent, 1 year 2 weeks ago
Numerous sportswriters have analyzed and praised former Ohio State starting quarterback Braxton Miller’s move to H-Back and I can’t blame them. We have never seen a three-year starting signal-caller and Heisman Trophy candidate move to another position in his senior year to make his team — the defending national champion — stronger. Most importantly, he looked pretty...