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Iowa Hawkeyes vs. Nebraska Cornhuskers Preview and Prediction

By Brandon Cavanaugh, 1 year 3 months ago
You say you want drama, intrigue and suspense? Have I got the game for you. Nebraska has momentum heading into its annual collision with Iowa, but this time the Huskers sit at 5-6 and are playing their second top-10 team in three games for a postseason bid. Iowa is officially a part of the Big Ten Championship Game and should the Hawkeyes beat the Huskers then win it,...

New College Football Top 25 Playoff Committee Rankings (Nov. 24)

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 3 months ago
The College Football Playoff Committee released its fourth set of top 25 rankings of the 2015 season on Tuesday night. Clemson remained No. 1 for the fourth straight week in a row, followed by Alabama at No. 2, Oklahoma at No. 3 and Iowa at No. 4.  The committee will meet each week until the end of the season, releasing rankings on Tuesday night until the final...

Predictions for Every College Football Game in Week 13

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 3 months ago
Week 13 of the 2015 college football season is the last full weekend of action. Next week is an abbreviated schedule with championship games, and a handful of teams with losing records and no bowl possibilities will finish their season during this week’s slate of games. The Week 13 action kicks off on Tuesday night with two games, including Northern Illinois with an opportunity to clinch...

Iowa vs. Nebraska: Ground Zero of a Real and Underrated Rivalry

By J.P. Scott, 1 year 3 months ago
Standing tall between the Iowa cornfields and Nebraska plains, straddling the mighty Missouri River, sits the Omaha Metro. This Midwestern hub is home to nearly one million people who strive, work and live together to make the area a pleasant place, both to visit or to put down roots. If you ever wanted to show a foreigner an example of a classically American, working-class town with everything...

5 College Rivalries Killed by Conference Realignment (And 6 Making a Comeback)

By David Fox, 1 year 3 months ago
Thanksgiving hasn’t been the same since the Texas A&M and Missouri started hanging out with the SEC. Or since West Virginia and Pitt started rolling with the Big 12 and ACC, respectively. Conference realignment ended a handful of traditional rivalries, either because of scheduling conflicts or acrimonious relationships. In other words, no more Texas-Texas A&M. No more...

College Football's Post-Week 12 Bowl Projections

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 3 months ago
The start of college football’s 2015-16 bowl season is less than one months away, but it’s never too early to take a peek at the potential matchups this postseason. The bowl season is bigger and better than ever with 41 matchups, starting on Dec. 19 with five games. The postseason concludes on Jan. 11 with the national championship, while the playoff semifinals are on...

The Game: 5 Significant Moments in the Michigan vs. Ohio State Football Rivalry

By Aaron Tallent, 1 year 3 months ago
The Michigan vs. Ohio State rivalry is the greatest in college football history, otherwise it wouldn’t be known as “The Game.” There are others that started earlier and have featured more meetings, but none of them include two schools that have 19 national championships and 77 conference titles between them. Picking the five best games of these two historic programs...

College Football Week 12 Awards

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 3 months ago
Week 12 of the college football season is in the books. The weekend slate provided plenty of highlights, big plays, standout performances and surprises.  With another weekend of action in the books, it’s time to hand out the hardware to honor the best of the best from Week 11. Here’s a look at Athlon Sports’ picks for the offensive, defensive,...

10 Amazing College Football Stats from Week 12

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 3 months 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...

25 Must-See Moments from College Football's Week 12 Games

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 3 months ago
Week 12 of the college football season is officially in the books. With the playoff and bowl picture coming into focus, there were no shortage of critical games or must-see matchups on Saturday. And the weekend slate produced its share of crazy moments, wild finishes and big plays.   Miss anything from Week 12? Here are 25 must-see plays, moments or post-game...