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6 Players to Watch in the Nebraska Cornhuskers vs. Miami Hurricanes Game

By Antwan Staley, 1 year 1 week ago
The Nebraska Cornhuskers and the Miami Hurricanes will meet for the 12th time on the football field on Saturday afternoon on ABC. The schools have met in five bowl games and have faced off in the national championship four times, with the Hurricanes winning three of those four national championship meetings.  Related: Hurricane Warning: The Cornhuskers Are Coming In the...

Predictions for Every College Football Game in Week 3

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 2 weeks ago
The third week of the 2015 college football season kicks off on Thursday night with a key ACC matchup between Clemson and Louisville. Thursday night’s game is one of the marquee contests for Week 3, but the action continues on Friday and Saturday with critical must-see matchups. On Saturday, the SEC takes the spotlight with Alabama-Ole Miss and LSU-Auburn. Additionally, Nebraska-Miami and...

Big Ten Week 3 Predictions

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 2 weeks ago
The Big Ten took the spotlight last Saturday, as Michigan State-Oregon was the must-see matchup from Week 2. This weekend’s slate doesn’t have a marquee top-10 contest, but there’s plenty of intriguing games around the conference. Nebraska-Miami features two programs with plenty of history, but neither enters this matchup ranked in the Associated Press Top 25. Elsewhere in the...

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

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 2 weeks 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 2 weeks 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 2 weeks 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 2 weeks 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 2 weeks 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 2 weeks 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 2 weeks 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...