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25 Remaining Games That Will Shape the College Football Playoff

By J.P. Scott, 11 months 6 days 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....

College Football Week 8 Awards

By Steven Lassan, 11 months 1 week ago
Week 8 of the college football season is in the books. The weekend slate provided plenty of highlights, big plays, standout performances and surprises. While the Week 8 schedule appeared to be light on intrigue, Saturday's action wasn't short on drama or key outcomes in shaping the playoff and national title picture. With another weekend of action in the books, it’s...

10 Amazing College Football Stats from Week 8

By Steven Lassan, 11 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 8 Games

By Steven Lassan, 11 months 1 week ago
Week 8 of the college football season is officially in the books. Saturday's slate of games was underwhelming on paper, but the Week 8 schedule produced plenty of crazy finishes, overtime battles and outstanding plays. Miss anything from Week 8? Here’s 20 must-see plays, moments or post-game celebrations from the weekend of action: 20 Must-See Moments from College...

College Football's Top 10 Breakout Players at Midseason

By Steven Lassan, 11 months 1 week ago
With the first half of the 2015 college football season completed, it’s time to take a look back at the first seven weeks and examine some of the new stars across the nation. Breakout players are hard to predict in the preseason, but the emergence of new stars are a huge boost for a team’s win total or the opportunity to compete for a playoff spot. Stanford running back...

Virginia Cavaliers vs. North Carolina Tar Heels Preview and Prediction

By Jon Kinne, 11 months 1 week ago
Virginia’s Mike London entered the season on perhaps college football’s hottest seat. Many felt that if the Cavaliers did not pull off an upset over UCLA, Notre Dame or Boise State that London would be gone. After losing all three of those games, including getting shellacked 56-14 by the Broncos, the biggest upset may be that London is still gainfully employed. But since...

College Football's Top 15 Games of the Second Half of 2015

By Allen Kenney, 11 months 1 week ago
Unfortunately for college football fans, we’ve reached the halfway mark of yet another season. A compelling first half of 2015 has set up a frantic scramble to the finish in the remainder of the year. Related: 10 Best College Football Games of the Season So Far In particular, keep an eye on the Big 12, where the league office backloaded the conference slate with showdowns...

ACC Week 8 Predictions: Clemson and Florida State Face Road Tests, Duke Travels to Virginia Tech

By Steven Lassan, 11 months 1 week ago
Florida State and Clemson are inching closer to a huge showdown on Nov. 7 in Death Valley, but both teams have road tests coming up on Saturday in Week 8 action. The Seminoles pulled away from Louisville in the second half of last week’s game and have a tough assignment in preparing for Georgia Tech’s option attack this weekend. The Yellow Jackets might be the ACC’s biggest...

Predictions for Every College Football Game in Week 8

By Steven Lassan, 11 months 1 week ago
Week 8 of the 2015 college football season kicks off with three intriguing games on Thursday night. Temple hopes to keep its unbeaten record intact against East Carolina, Georgia Southern and Appalachian State meet in a critical Sun Belt showdown, while California travels to UCLA to cap the Thursday action. Memphis plays at Tulsa and Utah State visits San Diego State on Friday night. The...

Ranking the Top 10 Victories During LSU's Record Non-Conference Winning Streak

By John La Fleur, 11 months 1 week ago
On Saturday, LSU hosts Western Kentucky looking to extend its ongoing NCAA-record winning streak in non-conference games. The Tigers have won their past 52 regular-season games against non-SEC opponents. This streak started on Sept. 7, 2002 when Nick Saban was still the head coach in Baton Rouge. The last non-conference opponent to beat LSU in the regular season was Virginia Tech when the...