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College Football's 10 Most Underappreciated Head Coaches in 2015

By Steven Lassan, 10 months 1 week ago
With the 2015 season reaching its final stretch, all 128 teams, players and coaches are making their last push to reach preseason goals, play in a bowl or avoid the hot seat going into the offseason. And this is also the portion of the season where the award scene starts to clear and the candidates for some of college football’s top hardware begins to emerge. With 128 head coaches at...

Oklahoma Releases Hype Video to Promote QB Baker Mayfield for Heisman Trophy

By Steven Lassan, 10 months 1 week ago
With just three remaining weeks in the 2015 college football regular season, the race to win the Heisman Trophy is officially entering the homestretch. Thanks to strong performances in recent weeks, Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield has emerged as one of the frontrunners for the Heisman. The junior delivered a clutch performance against Baylor last Saturday, throwing for 270 yards and...

The Big 12 May Again be on the Outside Looking in at the College Football Playoff

By Jeremy Simon, 10 months 1 week ago
It seems that with each passing week the College Football Playoff selection committee finds ways to exclude the Big 12 Conference from the top four spots. This week's rankings were no different and honestly it seems the closer we get to Dec. 4 the less likely it will be the Big 12 will have a representative in the Playoff, again. Related: Five Thoughts on the Nov. 17 College Football...

Predictions for Every College Football Game in Week 12

By Steven Lassan, 10 months 1 week ago
Week 12 of the 2015 college football season starts on Wednesday night with two matchups from the MAC. Northern Illinois looks to move one step closer to a MAC West title in a key conference game against Western Michigan. Central Michigan also travels to Kent State on Wednesday night. The pre-Saturday action continues on Thursday with East Carolina at UCF and ULM at Texas State, followed by two...

New College Football Top 25 Playoff Committee Rankings (Nov. 17)

By Steven Lassan, 10 months 2 weeks ago
The College Football Playoff Committee released its third set of top 25 rankings of the 2015 season on Tuesday night. Clemson remained No. 1 for the third straight week in a row, followed by Alabama at No. 2, Ohio State at No. 3 and Notre Dame at No. 4.  The committee will meet each week until the end of the season, releasing rankings on Tuesday night until the final...

College Football's Post-Week 11 Bowl Projections

By Steven Lassan, 10 months 2 weeks ago
The start of college football’s 2015-16 bowl season is less than 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...

College Football Week 11 Awards

By Steven Lassan, 10 months 2 weeks ago
Week 11 of the college football season is in the books. The weekend slate provided plenty of highlights, big plays, standout performances and surprises.  With another weekend of action in the books, it’s time to hand out the hardware to honor the best of the best from Week 11. Here’s a look at Athlon Sports’ picks for the offensive, defensive,...

10 Amazing College Football Stats from Week 11

By Steven Lassan, 10 months 2 weeks 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...

25 Must-See Moments from College Football's Week 11 Games

By Steven Lassan, 10 months 2 weeks ago
Week 11 of the college football season is officially in the books. With the playoff and bowl picture coming into focus, there were no shortage of critical games or must-see matchups on Saturday. And the weekend slate produced its share of crazy moments, wild finishes and big plays.   Miss anything from Week 11? Here are 25 must-see plays, moments or post-...

Wake Forest Demon Deacons vs. Notre Dame Fighting Irish Preview and Prediction

By Jon Kinne, 10 months 2 weeks ago
Forgive Wake Forest if it's having a case of déjà vu. In 2012 the Demon Deacons came to South Bend to play No. 3 Notre Dame on Senior Day. Fast-forward three years and Wake is again heading to Michiana to face No. 4 Notre Dame on Senior Day. Since the Irish won 38-0 that day, ND hopes for déjà vu as well. Notre Dame returns home after its two-week Pennsylvania excursion, coming...