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10 Amazing College Football Stats from Week 5

By Steven Lassan, 2 days 12 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...

College Football's Most Viral Moments from Week 5

By Steven Lassan, 3 days 13 hours ago
Week 5 of college football’s 2014 season is officially in the books. And as expected with every Saturday, there was plenty of excitement, big plays and last-minute wins among the FBS action. In case you missed any action, we tried to capture the big moments of Saturday in one article. The viral wrap-up features key plays, interesting quotes/comments in tweets, uniform unveilings and...

College Football's Top 10 Coaches on the Hot Seat After Week 4

By Steven Lassan, 1 week 12 hours ago
College football’s coaching carousel is usually quiet in September, but two teams have already made changes this year. June Jones resigned at SMU, and Texas Tech parted ways with defensive coordinator Matt Wallerstedt after the loss to Arkansas.While two changes in September are surprising, the carousel certainly isn’t over.Florida’s Will Muschamp and Michigan’s Brady...

10 Amazing College Football Stats from Week 4

By Steven Lassan, 1 week 2 days 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...

10 Amazing College Football Stats from Week 3

By Steven Lassan, 2 weeks 2 days 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...

College Football's Most Viral Moments from Week 3

By Steven Lassan, 2 weeks 3 days ago
The third week of college football’s 2014 season is officially in the books. On paper, Week 3 was supposed to be boring. After all, there were few matchups featuring top 25 teams. However, Week 3 provided plenty of entertainment, including several night games that went down to the wire.In case you missed any action, we tried to capture the big moments of Saturday in one article. The viral...

Examining BYU's Remaining Path to an Unbeaten Season 2014

By Steven Lassan, 3 weeks 12 hours ago
BYU crossed a major hurdle in its quest for an unbeaten record by defeating Texas 41-7 in Week 2. The Cougars handled the Longhorns with ease, scoring 28 points in the third quarter to pull away after a 6-0 halftime lead over Charlie Strong’s team. Running back Jamaal Williams returned from a one-game suspension to record 89 yards on 19 carries, but quarterback Taysom Hill carried the...

10 Amazing College Football Stats from Week 2

By Steven Lassan, 3 weeks 2 days 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...

BYU QB Taysom Hill Hurdles Texas Defender on Rushing TD

By Steven Lassan, 3 weeks 3 days ago
BYU easily handled Texas 41-7 on Saturday night. Quarterback Taysom Hill was the catalyst for the Cougars’ victory, throwing for 181 yards on 18 completions and rushing for 99 yards and three scores on 24 attempts. Hill’s dual-threat ability gave the Texas defense fits last year, so his performance on Saturday night wasn’t a surprise. Hill made one of the weekend...

Notre Dame Fighting Irish vs. Michigan Wolverines Game Preview and Prediction

By Steven Lassan, 3 weeks 5 days ago
The non-conference matchup between Michigan and Notre Dame features two of college football’s most-storied programs and has been played consecutively since 2002. But after Saturday’s game, this series is on hiatus, as the schools do not have a matchup scheduled for the future. Of course, that will likely change in a couple of years, but for now (or perhaps 5-10 years), this is it...