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Ball State rallies late to beat Kent State 27-24

By Evan Buhler, 11 months 1 week ago
Keith Wenning threw a game-winning touchdown to Willie Snead late in the fourth quarter to help Ball State prevail over Kent State 27-24 in a Mid-American Conference matchup Saturday.

ACC Week 6 Preview and Predictions

By Steven Lassan, 11 months 2 weeks ago
Week 6 in the ACC is headlined by a huge matchup in both divisions.In the Atlantic, Maryland travels to Florida State. The Terrapins have already matched their win total from last season, and their offense has improved with a healthy C.J. Brown under center.The Seminoles have scored at least 40 points in all four of their games, and redshirt freshman quarterback Jameis Winston will test a...

College Football's Coach on the Hot Seat Rankings: Post-Week 1 Edition

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 2 weeks ago
Week 1 of the 2013 college football season is in the books, and a few coaches are feeling the pressure after their opening week performance.Connecticut’s Paul Pasqualoni takes the top spot in Athlon’s hot seat rankings after Week 1. The Huskies turned in an awful performance against Towson, losing to the FCS opponent on Thursday night. Considering Connecticut had very little margin...

College Football 2013 Conference and National Title Predictions

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 2 weeks ago
With kickoff for the 2013 college football season just around the corner, there’s just enough time for one more set of predictions.Athlon’s editors met before the preseason magazine was released to iron out the predictions after spring practice was completed. But there wasn’t a consensus on every conference title race or the top 25 rankings.Louisville, Ohio State and Tulsa were...

College Football Bowl Projections for 2013

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 1 month ago
Whether you hate or love the BCS, the bowl season is exciting time for college football fans. Although some believe there are too many bowl games, it's one last chance to see teams before the long offseason sets in. And considering how long the offseason is, maybe 35 bowl games isn't too many after all. With college football's new playoff format coming with the 2014 season, this...

College Football's Worst 25 Coaching Tenures of the BCS Era

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 1 month ago
Determining the worst coaching tenures for any period is no easy task. Each program has its own set of hurdles to overcome, and all coaches aren’t on equal footing when they take over a job.In forming Athlon’s list of the top 25 worst coaching tenures of the BCS era, we placed an emphasis on what shape the program is before the coach arrived, how it fared during his tenure, and the...

MAC Football 2013 All-Conference Team

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 3 months ago
The 2013 college football season is just around the corner, and Athlon continues its countdown to kickoff with a look at our first and second All-MAC teams for this season. Related Content: MAC Predictions for 2013 2013 All-MAC Team First-Team Offense QB Jordan Lynch, Northern Illinois RB Dri Archer, Kent State RB David Fluellen, Toledo WR Bernard Reedy, Toledo...

MAC Football 2013 Predictions

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 3 months ago
2013 MAC Predictions     East Division   MAC Overall 1. Bowling Green 7-1 8-5 2. Ohio 6-2 9-3 3. Kent State 4-4 6-6 4. Buffalo 4-4 5-7 5. Miami (Ohio...

College Football 2013 Preseason Rankings: 61-80

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 3 months ago
The start of the 2013 college football season is still a few months away. However, Athlon Sports is already counting down the teams for the upcoming year. Alabama is Athlon’s pick to win the national championship, with Urban Meyer’s Ohio State Buckeyes expected to finish No. 2 nationally. While there is always plenty of intrigue in filling out the top 25, No. 26-40 features a handful of...

College Football's Top 10 Head Coaches on the Rise for 2013

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 5 months ago
It seems every college football season has an active coaching carousel at the end of the year. Athletic directors are always looking for the next big thing, and there is no shortage of coaches looking to make the jump to a top-tier BCS program. Earlier this offseason, Athlon ranked the top 20 coaches on the hot seat for 2013. There’s a good chance most of the coaches on that list won’t...