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Athlon Sports Cover 2 Podcast: Week 13 Predictions

By Braden Gall, 2 days 13 hours ago
 Hosts Braden Gall and Steven Lassan preview an interesting weekend of games in college football. USC visits UCLA, two potential SEC title contenders are on the road, some Big Ten games with coaching implications and much more on this Week 13 podcast. We also offer up some locks of the week against the spread.Send any ideas, questions or comments to @BradenGall or @AthlonSteven or...

Watch Missouri-Tennessee with Justin Gage, Joey Kent on Talk Back

By David Fox, 2 days 14 hours ago
Missouri and Tennessee fans looking to take the next step in their game-watching experience will be able to do so this week for Missouri-Tennessee on Talk Back. Former Missouri wide receiver Justin Gage and former Tennessee wide receiver Joey Kent will take your questions, comments and smack talk live during the game at  Here’s how Talk Back works: ...

SEC Week 13 Preview and Predictions

By Mitch Light, 2 days 15 hours ago
It’s the week before rivalry week in the SEC. Translation: There aren’t a ton of compelling games. That said, Missouri vs. Tennessee is an intriguing matchup between two teams playing very well of late. Elsewhere, Arkansas looks to extend its SEC winning streak to two games against Ole Miss; Mississippi State hopes to get back on track against winless (in the SEC) Vanderbilt; and...

Expert Poll: Week 12 Heisman Trophy Voting

By Braden Gall, 3 days 15 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...

Outrageous College Football Predictions: Week 13

By Braden Gall, 3 days 16 hours ago
The original reality TV show is sports. No contrived setting where seven strangers living in a house or one bachelor searching for love can match the excitement the Iron Bowl delivered last fall. The beauty of college football lies in its complete unpredictability and drama. Here are some outrageous predictions for Week 13. Note: The point of this column is to have some fun...

College Football Playoff Rankings Analysis: Week 13

By David Fox, 4 days 5 hours ago
The college football playoff selection committee gave us a new catch phrase Tuesday: Game control That’s why Alabama moved to No. 1 from No. 5. That’s why undefeated Florida State is No. 3. And that’s why TCU won a game and fell from in the bracket to out. “Game control” is taking the place of what we once would have called style points or margin of...

Podcast Debate: Who will be the Florida Gators new head coach?

By Braden Gall, 4 days 12 hours ago
 Will Muschamp is out as the Florida head coach.  Braden Gall, David Fox, Mitch Light and Steven Lassan debate the Florida Gators head coaching vacancy in an Athlon Sports roundtable.How good is the Florida job? Where does it rank nationally? What are the weaknesses? In a PSA to Gators fans, we offer up the list the names they need to forget about... ...

College Football's Post-Week 12 Bowl Projections

By Steven Lassan, 4 days 14 hours ago
College football’s 2014 season has reached its final stretch run, and the bowl and national title picture is starting to clear. The playoff committee will release its fourth set of rankings on Tuesday this week, which should give fans, coaches and players a better idea of what the committee values heading into the last few weeks of the season. The new playoff format has added a new...

Previewing the Five Must-Watch College Football Matchups of Week 13

By David Fox, 5 days 9 hours ago
Time for a bit of a breather for a handful of teams. Last week was plenty eventful with Alabama’s win over No. 1 Mississippi State, another Florida State comeback, a TCU scare, a Georgia rout of Auburn and an Arizona State flop in Corvallis. This week may not be nearly as dramatic. For starters, this week is the annual SEC-FCS challenge. SEC teams will face Eastern...

Athlon Sports Cover 2 Podcast: Week 12 Recap

By Braden Gall, 5 days 12 hours ago
 Hosts Braden Gall and David Fox breakdown how a wild Week 12 in college football. Alabama takes control of the West, Mizzou and Georgia battle for the East and Florida is looking for a new coach. Melvin Gordon and JT Barrett star in the Big Ten, TCU struggles in the Big 12 and Arizona State opens up the Pac-12 South race. And Florida State survives yet another halftime deficit. We...
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