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10 Amazing College Football Stats from Week 9

By Steven Lassan, 3 months 1 week 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...

20 Must-See Moments from College Football's Week 9 Games

By Steven Lassan, 3 months 1 week ago
Week 9 of the college football season is officially in the books. Saturday's slate of games was underwhelming on paper, but the Week 9 schedule produced plenty of crazy finishes and outstanding plays. Miss anything from Week 9? Here are 20 must-see plays, moments or post-game celebrations from the weekend of action: 20 Must-See Moments from College Football...

Michigan Wolverines vs. Minnesota Golden Gophers Preview and Prediction

By Mike Bainbridge, 3 months 1 week ago
The Michigan Wolverines (5-2) and Minnesota Golden Gophers (4-3) will meet Saturday night in the 102nd meeting for the Little Brown Jug, currently held by the Gophers after a 30-14 blowout victory last season in the Big House. While Michigan is looking to bounce back following a crushing loss at the hands of their in-state rivals two weeks ago, the Gophers will be looking to...

College Football's Top 10 Scariest Players for 2015

By Steven Lassan, 3 months 1 week ago
College football’s Week 9 Saturday slate just happens to fall on Halloween this year. Strange plays, weird outcomes and nightmares for coaching staffs are normal on any weekend during the year, but things may get a little strange on Oct. 31. With the Halloween theme in mind, Athlon Sports has picked the 10 scariest players in college football this season. To most fans, goblins,...

Ranking the Watchability of Every College Football Game in Week 9

By Steven Lassan, 3 months 1 week ago
College football’s Week 9 slate features 53 games, starting with six matchups on Thursday night. With over 40 games on Saturday, it’s not easy being a college football fan. At times, there’s simply too much going on to stay on top of all of the action. Some time slots are often overloaded with too many good games, which creates dilemmas for fans or just casual viewers. To...

10 Coaching Candidates to Replace Jerry Kill at Minnesota

By Steven Lassan, 3 months 1 week ago
College football’s coaching carousel took a surprising turn on Wednesday, as Minnesota coach Jerry Kill resigned due to health reasons. Kill went 29-29 in five seasons with the Golden Gophers and guided the program to three consecutive bowl appearances from 2012-14. Prior to taking over in Minneapolis, Kill went 23-16 at Northern Illinois and 55-32 at Southern Illinois. Kill was...

Predictions for Every College Football Game in Week 9

By Steven Lassan, 3 months 1 week ago
Week 9 of the 2015 college football season kicks off with a busy Thursday slate. Six games dot the schedule, including North Carolina traveling to Pittsburgh for a key ACC Coastal Division showdown, while TCU hosts West Virginia and Oregon plays at Arizona State. The action continues on Friday night with four games, including Wake Forest hosting Louisville. Saturday’s schedule isn’t...

Jerry Kill May Have Been College Football's Last Pure Coach

By J.P. Scott, 3 months 1 week ago
I was sad to hear the news of Jerry Kill's retirement today. I've long considered him the best developer of talent in all of college football as well as one of the best X's and O's guys in the game. Kill did what many of us should strive to do every day: improve everything you touch. Throughout his coaching career, every college football program lucky enough to have Kill be...

College Football's Post-Week 8 Bowl Projections

By Steven Lassan, 3 months 1 week ago
The start of college football’s 2015-16 bowl season is just under two months away, but it’s never too early to take a peek at the potential matchups this postseason. The bowl season is bigger and better than ever with 41 matchups, starting on Dec. 19 with five games. The postseason concludes on Jan. 11 with the national championship, while the playoff semifinals are on Dec...

25 Remaining Games That Will Shape the College Football Playoff

By J.P. Scott, 3 months 2 weeks ago
I know what you are thinking: "Every game matters." Not in this case. As the 2015 college football season charges down the home stretch, there is a clear path to a championship forming right before our eyes. The football gods have given us 25 games between now and bowl season that will undoubtedly decide which four teams will qualify for the College Football Playoff....