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UCLA QB Brett Hundley Leaves Game Against Texas With Elbow Injury

By Steven Lassan, 4 days 59 min ago
UCLA quarterback Brett Hundley suffered an elbow injury during the first half of Saturday’s game against Texas. Hundley’s injury was to his non-throwing elbow and his prognosis is uncertain.  Hundley was replaced by backup Jerry Neuheisel and returned to the locker room during the second quarter for more treatment. According to the broadcast team at FOX, Hundley was having...

Oregon QB Marcus Mariota Goes Airborne for TD Against Wyoming

By Steven Lassan, 4 days 6 hours ago
Whether it’s by air or via the ground, Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota is one of the nation’s best. And on Saturday against Wyoming, Mariota made a highlight reel play by taking a rushing touchdown for a score.Mariota didn’t find an open option on his passing reads and chose to take off on the ground. The junior needed some help to score, choosing to take to the air to reach...

UCLA Bruins vs. Texas Longhorns Game Preview and Prediction

By Steven Lassan, 5 days 11 hours ago
UCLA and Texas meet in Arlington, Texas for a neutral site matchup that is one of the marquee games on college football’s Week 3 slate. While this game is big on name value, the actual on-field matchup has lost some of its luster. Texas is 1-1, but its depth chart has changed drastically due to suspensions and injuries since spring practice. While UCLA is off to a 2-0 start, the Bruins...

Betting Against the Spread: College Football 2014 Week 3 Picks

By Braden Gall, 5 days 13 hours ago
I was feeling pretty good about my picks with about 19 minutes left in the Oregon game and about 19 seconds left in the Stanford game. Then Marcus Mariota and Stanford’s red zone offense happened and I finished 2-3. Although, I did go 9-5 against the number in Top 25 games (see below), so I got that going for me. It has not been a strong start for me, but I am feeling confident...

Athlon Sports Cover 2 Podcast: 2014 Week 3 Preview

By Braden Gall, 6 days 10 hours ago
 Hosts Braden Gall and Steven Lassan previews all of the big action from Week 3 including Georgia-South Carolina, UCLA-Texas, an underrated Big 12 slate and plenty of conference games. The guys also give their locks of the week against the spread as well.Send any ideas, questions or comments to @BradenGall or @AthlonSteven or email The podcast can be found on...

Pac-12 Week 3 Preview and Predictions

By Braden Gall, 6 days 13 hours ago
Washington State and Colorado notwithstanding, the Pac-12 has had a very successful first two weeks of the season. Oregon looks like a national title team, all of the other contenders have survived and stayed unblemished in the non-conference (UCLA, Oregon State, Washington) and the rest of the league (Arizona State, Arizona, Cal, Utah) has looked better than anticipated. This weekend...

Expert Poll: Week 2 Heisman Trophy Voting

By Braden Gall, 1 week 13 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...

Utah Unveils New White Helmets

By Steven Lassan, 1 week 1 day ago
Utah made slight changes to its uniforms for 2014, and the Utes continued with the tweaks by unveiling a new white helmet.It’s uncertain when Utah will wear these white helmets, but it’s a pretty sharp look for Kyle Whittingham’s Utes. What u have all been waiting for #whiteout #GoUtes— UtesEquipment (@UtesEquipment) September 8, 2014

10 Amazing College Football Stats from Week 2 in the Pac-12

By Braden Gall, 1 week 1 day ago
Athlon Sports brings the most intriguing, important, historic and bizarre stats from around the weekend of Pac-12 football action: 9: Stanford drives inside the USC 35-yard lineThe Cardinal took all nine of their drives to at least the USC 32-yard line but managed only 10 points for an ugly 1.1 points per trip inside the 40. Stanford missed two field goals, lost two fumbles, punted twice...

Tuesday Talking Points: Big Ten Whiffs, Oregon Shines, USC's Circus

By Braden Gall, 1 week 1 day ago
Two weeks in and the Big Ten is finished. Okay, that might be a touch dramatic but it’s not too far from the reality. The Big Ten entered 2014 in desperate need of some brand equity — i.e., regular season wins against quality non-conference opponents. But after two weeks, every major contender in this league — with the possible exception of Penn State...