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Predictions for Every College Football Game in Week 6

By Steven Lassan, 11 months 4 weeks ago
Week 6 of the 2015 college football season starts on Thursday night with SMU visiting Houston and USC hosting Washington. Two games dot the schedule on Friday, including a key ACC matchup between NC State and Virginia Tech. But as usual, the action picks up on Saturday with a slew of important games. Oklahoma-Texas meet in their annual rivalry matchup at noon ET on Saturday, followed by key...

ACC Week 6 Predictions: Miami-Florida State Rivalry, Clemson Hosts Georgia Tech

By Steven Lassan, 11 months 4 weeks ago
The ACC was in the spotlight last Saturday, as Clemson defeated Notre Dame in one of the top games from Week 5. There’s not as much buzz surrounding the ACC this Saturday, but there’s still an intriguing primetime matchup in Week 6. Florida State hosts Miami in a key game for recruiting and bragging rights in the Sunshine State. The Seminoles-Hurricanes matchup is the must-see...

College Football's Top 10 Coaches on the Rise

By Steven Lassan, 12 months 1 hour ago
College football’s coaching carousel never stops, as programs are always looking for the next big thing or rising star when it comes to finding its head coach. All 128 coaches enter the season with the pressure to win at a high level, but there’s a hierarchy of jobs within each conference that set the level of expectations each season. And of course, there’s always some...

10 Amazing College Football Stats from Week 5

By Steven Lassan, 12 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, 12 months 2 days 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, 12 months 2 days 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...

North Carolina Tar Heels vs. Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Preview and Prediction

By Justin Nails, 12 months 4 days ago
Georgia Tech and North Carolina are coming into Saturday’s game from opposite sides of the road. Georgia Tech has lost two games in a row and more importantly seems to have lost a part of its identity. North Carolina is coming off three straight wins and head coach Larry Fedora may have found the answer in new defensive coordinator Gene Chizik. The Tar Heels will face the best offense they...

Predictions for Every College Football Game in Week 5

By Steven Lassan, 12 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...

ACC Week 5 Predictions: Clemson-Notre Dame Showdown, NC State Hosts Louisville

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 2 hours ago
The ACC’s Week 5 schedule kicks off on Thursday night with a non-conference matchup between two offensive-minded teams in Cincinnati and Miami. While the midweek contest between the Hurricanes and Bearcats should draw plenty of attention, the marquee game for the ACC takes place on Saturday night when Notre Dame visits Death Valley for a matchup against Clemson. Conference play also takes...

College Football's Top 10 Running Backs for September

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 1 day 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...