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Nebraska Cornhuskers 2015 Midseason Review and Second Half Preview

By Brandon Cavanaugh, 9 months 1 week ago
If you’re a Nebraska football fan, hopefully you stocked up on Pepto-Bismol before the season began. One emotionally draining defeat after another left Big Red backers less and less impressed with athletic director Shawn Eichorst’s new hire. The good news is that following the Huskers’ 48-25 blitzing of Minnesota, not only did Mike Riley's team end its ...

College Football Week 7 Awards

By Steven Lassan, 9 months 1 week 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, 9 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...

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

By Steven Lassan, 9 months 1 week 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...

Nebraska Cornhuskers vs. Minnesota Golden Gophers Preview and Prediction

By J.P. Scott, 9 months 2 weeks ago
This was supposed to be a battle for divisional supremacy. Heading into the season, many pundits (myself included) had either Nebraska or Minnesota coming out on top in the Big Ten West. Nebraska had a new coach who was installing both a new system and mindset, hoping to get the most out of what some thought was the most talented roster in the division. Minnesota was going to...

Big Ten Week 7 Predictions: Michigan-Michigan State Rivalry Showdown, Penn State Visits Ohio State

By Steven Lassan, 9 months 2 weeks ago
The state of Michigan is the epicenter for college football’s Week 7 slate. The annual rivalry between Michigan State and Michigan is always a must-see matchup. However, the stakes are even higher in 2015. The Spartans and Wolverines are playoff contenders, and the winner of this game will position itself as Ohio State’s biggest threat in the Big Ten. Michigan State has won six out...

Predictions for Every College Football Game in Week 7

By Steven Lassan, 9 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...

College Football's Post-Week 6 Bowl Projections

By Steven Lassan, 9 months 2 weeks ago
The start of college football’s 2015-16 bowl season is still 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. 31 this...

Those Upset with Nebraska's Hire of Mike Riley Need Only Look to Wishes of Others

By Brandon Cavanaugh, 9 months 2 weeks ago
Sitting at 2-4 with two conference losses is quite possibly the worst case scenario for the beginning of the Mike Riley era. Plenty of fans (not even those of the Nebraska persuasion) have made it clear they think the Cornhuskers botched his hire, but athletic director Shawn Eichorst’s “mistake” may be another longtime power’s fortune. Look at how two...

College Football's Top 10 Coordinators on the Rise

By Steven Lassan, 9 months 2 weeks ago
College football’s coaching carousel is already in motion. Five FBS head coaching positions are open prior to Week 6 and several more are expected to change coaches by the end of the season. With the carousel moving fast, it won’t be long before athletic directors gauge the interest level of coaches or coordinators and setup interviews for the open position. As with any coaching...