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5 College Rivalries Killed by Conference Realignment (And 6 Making a Comeback)

By David Fox, 3 days 5 hours ago
Thanksgiving hasn’t been the same since the Texas A&M and Missouri started hanging out with the SEC. Or since West Virginia and Pitt started rolling with the Big 12 and ACC, respectively. Conference realignment ended a handful of traditional rivalries, either because of scheduling conflicts or acrimonious relationships. In other words, no more Texas-Texas A&M. No more...

College Football's Post-Week 12 Bowl Projections

By Steven Lassan, 4 days 4 hours ago
The start of college football’s 2015-16 bowl season is less than one 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 12 Awards

By Steven Lassan, 5 days 1 hour ago
Week 12 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 12

By Steven Lassan, 5 days 2 hours 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 12 Games

By Steven Lassan, 5 days 5 hours ago
Week 12 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 12? Here are 25 must-see plays, moments or post-game...

College Football's 10 Most Underappreciated Head Coaches in 2015

By Steven Lassan, 1 week 5 hours 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, 1 week 5 hours 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...

Michigan Wolverines vs. Penn State Nittany Lions Preview and Prediction

By Kevin McGuire, 1 week 5 hours ago
The Big Ten may still be won by either Ohio State or Michigan State, but the revival of Michigan is real and the rebuilding of Penn State continues. The Wolverines and Nittany Lions square off Saturday afternoon in Happy Valley with plenty to play for on both sides of the field. Michigan can continue to make a late push for a possible spot in the Big Ten...

Predictions for Every College Football Game in Week 12

By Steven Lassan, 1 week 2 days 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...