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10 Amazing College Football Stats from Week 5

By Steven Lassan, 11 months 1 day 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...

College Football Week 5 Awards

By Steven Lassan, 11 months 1 day ago
Week 5 of the 2015 college football season is in the books. Saturday's slate produced plenty of must-see games, including the anticipated Clemson-Notre Dame showdown in rainy Death Valley, while Alabama easily handled Georgia in Athens. Ohio State survived a scare from Indiana, Michigan State needed a late stop to hold off Purdue, UCLA fell to Arizona State and Oklahoma opened Big...

20 Must-See Moments from College Football's Week 5 Games

By Steven Lassan, 11 months 1 day ago
Week 5 of the college football season is officially in the books. Needless to say, Week 5 wasn’t short on drama or intrigue around the nation. The weekend started with Cincinnati’s upset over Miami on Thursday night and continued into Saturday with a close call for Ohio State against Indiana, Alabama’s easy win over Georgia, as well as Florida’s upset over Ole Miss and...

Week 5 College Football Picks Against the Spread

By Braden Gall, 11 months 3 days ago
I probably won't bet on Auburn the rest of the season. Or Tennessee or TCU or Oregon. Every year in college football there are just teams that are more schizophrenic than others. Those are the teams to avoid and it appears we've got a lot of them in college football this season. Particularly, with all of the injuries mounting for Top 25 teams. Last Week: 4-3Year-to-date:...

Purdue Boilermakers vs. Michigan State Spartans Preview and Prediction

By John La Fleur, 11 months 3 days ago
Each team enters this game from diametrically opposed directions. Michigan State churned out two victories over non-Power 5 teams after pole vaulting into the top three of both major polls. Purdue has only managed one win in its first four games; that came at the expense of an FCS opponent. However, the teams are even in one important category: the number of victories in Big Ten games....

Predictions for Every College Football Game in Week 5

By Steven Lassan, 11 months 4 days ago
Week 5 of the 2015 college football season starts on Thursday night with Miami traveling to Cincinnati and continues on Friday with three matchups, including UConn visiting BYU. But as usual, the focus for every weekend slate is on Saturday. Several marquee matchups dot the schedule in Week 5, starting with Alabama visiting Georgia, Notre Dame traveling to Death Valley to take on Clemson, and...

Big Ten Week 5 Predictions: Indiana Aims for Ohio State Upset, Iowa Visits Wisconsin

By Steven Lassan, 11 months 4 days ago
Conference play in the Big Ten is set to begin in full force in Week 5. After just one league game was played in September, six conference matchups dot the slate this Saturday. Indiana is 4-0 and hosts Ohio State in a huge opportunity for coach Kevin Wilson’s team to score an upset. While the Hoosiers-Buckeyes is an intriguing matchup, the Iowa-Wisconsin contest is the top Big Ten game...

College Football's Top 10 Running Backs for September

By Steven Lassan, 11 months 5 days ago
Ranking any player or team after one month of the college football season is tough. With one-sided matchups skewing the statistics, and conference play not yet underway for most teams, it's hard to say whether these players will carry that momentum throughout the season. Still, September has been a great month for running backs. Here’s Athlon Sports’ take on the...

College Football's Top 10 Quarterbacks for September

By Steven Lassan, 11 months 5 days ago
Ranking any player or team after one month of the college football season is nearly impossible. With one-sided matchups skewing the statistics, and conference play not yet underway for most teams, more data is needed before accurately judging quarterbacks or if a team will be a factor in the playoff picture. While a small sample size is tough to gather accurate results, it’s never too...

College Football Awards for September

By Steven Lassan, 11 months 6 days ago
The first month of the 2015 college football season is in the books. Unfortunately, that means this year is almost a third of the way finished. However, the next two months (plus a week in December) should bring plenty of crazy plays, memorable moments and great games. And of course, there is still plenty to be decided in every conference race, as well as the playoff picture. With the...