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Predictions for Every College Football Game in Week 4

By Steven Lassan, 11 months 1 week ago
Week 4 of the 2015 college football season kicks off on Thursday night with a key American Athletic Conference matchup between Cincinnati and Memphis. The action continues on Friday night with Boise State taking on Virginia and Stanford traveling to Corvallis to take on Oregon State. Saturday’s slate isn’t full of must-see matchups, but there are a handful of games in the Pac-12 to...

Big Ten Week 4 Predictions: Michigan Battles BYU, Indiana and Maryland Look for Key Wins

By Steven Lassan, 11 months 1 week ago
The Big Ten’s Week 4 slate is lacking in terms of depth with intriguing matchups, but Saturday’s BYU-Michigan contest should be one of the top games from the early round of kickoffs. The Cougars are 2-1 and nearly knocked off UCLA last Saturday, while the Wolverines handled Oregon State and UNLV after losing to Utah in the opener. Outside of Ann Arbor, a rivalry matchup between...

10 Amazing College Football Stats from Week 3

By Steven Lassan, 11 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...

Rutgers Scarlet Knights vs. Penn State Nittany Lions Preview and Prediction

By Kevin McGuire, 11 months 2 weeks ago
Rutgers gave Penn State all it could handle in the first Big Ten game played in Rutgers program history last season. Plenty has changed since Penn State visited and left New Jersey with a nailbiter of a win last September. This year Penn State plays host to the Scarlet Knights, but Rutgers will be without head coach Kyle Flood and top wide receiver Leonte Carroo and is coming off a home loss to...

Predictions for Every College Football Game in Week 3

By Steven Lassan, 11 months 2 weeks ago
The third week of the 2015 college football season kicks off on Thursday night with a key ACC matchup between Clemson and Louisville. Thursday night’s game is one of the marquee contests for Week 3, but the action continues on Friday and Saturday with critical must-see matchups. On Saturday, the SEC takes the spotlight with Alabama-Ole Miss and LSU-Auburn. Additionally, Nebraska-Miami and...

Big Ten Week 3 Predictions

By Steven Lassan, 11 months 2 weeks ago
The Big Ten took the spotlight last Saturday, as Michigan State-Oregon was the must-see matchup from Week 2. This weekend’s slate doesn’t have a marquee top-10 contest, but there’s plenty of intriguing games around the conference. Nebraska-Miami features two programs with plenty of history, but neither enters this matchup ranked in the Associated Press Top 25. Elsewhere in the...

10 College Football QBs Looking to Make a Statement in Week 3

By Steven Lassan, 11 months 2 weeks ago
Quarterbacks are always under heavy scrutiny for all 128 college football teams, and the pressure only increases in big-time matchups. While it’s still very early in the 2015 season, there are a handful of teams with critical matchups in Week 3. Whether it’s a conference contest, a non-conference matchup or a player looking to solidify his place at the top of the depth chart, Week 3...

10 Amazing College Football Stats from Week 2

By Steven Lassan, 11 months 3 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...

Major Position Changes in College Football History

By Aaron Tallent, 11 months 3 weeks ago
Numerous sportswriters have analyzed and praised former Ohio State starting quarterback Braxton Miller’s move to H-Back and I can’t blame them. We have never seen a three-year starting signal-caller and Heisman Trophy candidate move to another position in his senior year to make his team — the defending national champion — stronger. Most importantly, he looked pretty...

Which Big Ten Team Must Win in Week 2?

By Brandon Cavanaugh, 11 months 3 weeks ago
Week 1 in college football usually doesn’t mean much when it comes to a team’s chances of ultimate success down the road (well, maybe for Stanford). The Big Ten took some lumps, but also shined in the spotlight. It’s time to run down the this week's tilts to find out which non-conference games the league must wrap up and those it can afford to take the hit on losing....