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UCLA Bruins vs. BYU Cougars Preview and Prediction

By Mitch Harper, 1 month 5 days ago
UCLA (1-1) travels to Provo for the first time since 2008. In that last visit to Cougar Town, the Bruins suffered a record 59-0 loss at the hands of BYU. A lot has changed in the last eight years, including the Bruins getting a 24-23 win over the Cougars last season.   BYU (1-1) enters this game looking to bounce back after a sixth straight loss to rival Utah that came down to a gutsy...

Predicting Which Team Will Win Every Game Week 3 in College Football

By Steven Lassan, 1 month 1 week ago
College football’s Week 3 slate features four games matching top 25 teams and several other intriguing matchups. The weekend slate starts on Thursday night with Houston traveling to Cincinnati, followed by three games on Friday night, including Baylor at Rice and Arizona State at UTSA. On Saturday, Florida State-Louisville, Ole Miss-Alabama, Nebraska-Oregon, Oklahoma-Ohio State and...

10 Under-the-Radar College Football Players to Watch in Week's 3 Biggest Games

By Steven Lassan, 1 month 1 week ago
College football’s Week 3 slate is filled with marquee matchups and games that will have a significant impact on rankings or playoff positioning later in the season. While there are more than just five meaningful games, Athlon Sports is highlighting five games – Alabama vs. Ole Miss, Louisville vs. Florida State, Ohio State vs. Oklahoma, Oregon vs. Nebraska and Notre Dame vs....

College Football Week 2 Awards

By Steven Lassan, 1 month 1 week ago
On paper, college football’s Week 2 slate wasn’t as enticing as the schedule from the opening weekend. However, as usual, another Saturday of action didn’t disappoint. There were plenty of intriguing games early, with Pitt-Penn State coming down to the wire, as well as East Carolina and Central Michigan knocking off Power 5 opponents. And there was no shortage of intrigue in...

BYU Cougars vs. Utah Utes Preview and Prediction

By John Coon, 1 month 1 week ago
One dominant quarter is all Utah needed to retain the upper hand against BYU in the Holy War last December. The Utes extended their winning streak to five games, beating the Cougars 35-28 in the Las Vegas Bowl after forcing five first quarter turnovers and jumping out to a 35-0 lead.   Now, with new head coach Kalani Sitake, BYU looks to finally even the score when it travels to Salt Lake...

Top 5 College Football Games in BYU vs. Utah Rivalry History

By Aaron Tallent, 1 month 1 week ago
It is great to see BYU and Utah renewing their rivalry, at least for the next four years.  The two schools are 45 minutes from each other and – minus three years during World War II — faced each other annually for more than 80 years. Most importantly, the schools hate each other intensely. Many public state universities have intense rivalries with the elite private school down...

College Football's 10 Best Position Battles to Watch in Week 2

By Bryan Fischer, 1 month 1 week ago
After the best opening week ever in college football and some of the most anticipated position battles of the season, week 2 pumps the brakes a little when it comes to the product on the field. The non-conference slate is a little bare when it comes to power teams taking on other worthy challengers but there are still plenty of one-on-one battles that will be worth tuning in for.  ...

The Holy War: Interesting Facts About the BYU vs. Utah College Football Rivalry

By John Coon, 1 month 2 weeks ago
Pure entertainment and off-the-charts intensity is what you can expect when BYU and Utah face off on a football field. The Holy War has grown into one of the nation's fiercest rivalries because of a series of memorable plays and dramatic finishes over the years.   Related: Top 5 College Football Games in BYU vs. Utah Rivalry History   The Cougars and the Utes will renew...

Predicting Which Team Will Win Every Game Week 2 in College Football

By Steven Lassan, 1 month 2 weeks ago
College football’s Week 2 slate doesn’t have the marquee matchups that covered the schedule in Week 1, but there are several intriguing games to watch this Saturday. The Week 2 action kicks off on Friday night with two games, as Maryland travels to FIU and Louisville meets Syracuse to open ACC play for both teams. Saturday’s slate is headlined by Virginia Tech and Tennessee...

College Football's Top 20 Quarterback Debuts of 2016

By Steven Lassan, 1 month 2 weeks ago
Quarterback play is always under the spotlight for all 128 college football teams. Some programs – Clemson (Deshaun Watson) and Ohio State (J.T. Barrett) – entered 2016 with no uncertainty under center. However, there was no shortage of teams opening the year with question marks or the possibility of the quarterback battle extending into the season. Week 1 was the first opportunity...