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College Football 2015 Midseason Awards

By Steven Lassan, 11 months 1 week ago
The first half of the 2015 college football season is officially in the books. And at the midpoint of 2015, it’s time to look back at the first seven weeks, revisit preseason predictions and take a glimpse at what the second half of the season has to offer. With half of a season still to go, plenty of changes, surprises and disappointments should be expected. The playoff picture is...

BTN Mailbag Question Shines Light on College Football's Perpetual Flaw

By J.P. Scott, 11 months 1 week ago
As you might expect from a guy who covers and blogs about the Big Ten, BTN.com is a site that I frequent regularly. I'm a guy who is fascinated by the fan. I always like to know what the mood is and what they are feeling. As a result, one of my favorite weekly reads is the Big Ten Mailbag, where senior BTN.com writer Tom Dienhart answers questions about the conference from the fans. In...

10 Best College Football Games of the Season So Far

By Kyle Kensing, 11 months 2 weeks ago
The first half of the 2015 college football season has provided enough drama and thrills to last several campaigns. With the season at its midway point, college football appears headed for a turbulent and unpredictable finish, perhaps rivaling the incredible 2007 campaign. Many of the fall's best games to date have helped set the table for chaos in pursuit of the College Football...

ACC Second-Half Predictions and Midseason Review

By Steven Lassan, 11 months 2 weeks ago
The ACC was considered by some to be the weakest of the Power 5 leagues in 2015, but at the halfway point of the 2015 college football season, this conference features two playoff contenders – Florida State and Clemson – as well as an entertaining race once again in the Coastal Division. The Seminoles and Tigers are 6-0 headed into Week 8, and both teams are improving with each...

College Football Week 7 Awards

By Steven Lassan, 11 months 2 weeks ago
Week 7 of the college football season is in the books. The weekend slate provided plenty of highlights, big plays, standout performances and surprises. Saturday’s outstanding slate of games started with Baylor’s 62-38 win over West Virginia, Memphis’ upset over Ole Miss and continued into the afternoon with huge showdowns between Alabama-Texas A&M and Michigan-...

10 Amazing College Football Stats from Week 7

By Steven Lassan, 11 months 2 weeks 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...

15 Must-See Moments from College Football's Week 7 Games

By Steven Lassan, 11 months 2 weeks ago
Week 7 of the college football season is officially in the books. And as usual, the weekend slate of games didn’t disappoint. Saturday’s action started with Memphis knocking off Ole Miss 37-24 and continued into the afternoon with Michigan State’s crazy last-second victory over Michigan and Alabama’s 41-23 win over Texas A&M. The Week 7 slate concluded with...

Boston College Eagles vs. Clemson Tigers Preview and Prediction

By Jon Kinne, 11 months 2 weeks ago
Bear Bryant is believed to be the first person to say, “Offense sells tickets, but defense wins championships.” The Bear, however, did not live to see the 2015 Boston College football team, a group that proves Bryant's statement is not necessarily true. Steve Addazio's Eagles are No. 1 in the nation in rushing defense, passing defense, and total defense. They are No...

ACC Week 7 Predictions: Florida State-Louisville, Miami and Georgia Tech Look for Rebound Win

By Steven Lassan, 11 months 2 weeks ago
Conference play is the theme for the ACC’s Week 7 schedule. After holding off Miami last Saturday, Florida State looks to remain unbeaten with Louisville visiting Tallahassee. The Cardinals were on bye last Saturday but have won two in a row after a 0-3 start. Georgia Tech looks to break into the win column in conference play after a 0-3 start in league action. The Yellow Jackets host...

Predictions for Every College Football Game in Week 7

By Steven Lassan, 11 months 2 weeks ago
Week 7 of the 2015 college football season kicks off with three games on Thursday night, including a top 25 showdown between UCLA and Stanford and a meeting in the SEC between Auburn and Kentucky. Four games are scheduled for Friday night, including an intriguing matchup in the Mountain West with Boise State visiting Utah State. Saturday’s slate is filled with meaningful matchups and key...