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Penn State Nittany Lions vs. Ohio State Buckeyes Preview and Prediction

By Chip Minnich, 1 year 1 week ago
 Some comments I received after Ohio State defeated Maryland 49-28, "That's a little more like the Ohio State we were expecting." Offensively, I would agree — Ohio State played its most complete game, with quarterbacks Cardale Jones and J.T Barrett combining to score five touchdowns. Ohio State head coach Urban Meyer seemed to develop a system...

Big Ten Week 7 Predictions: Michigan-Michigan State Rivalry Showdown, Penn State Visits Ohio State

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 1 week ago
The state of Michigan is the epicenter for college football’s Week 7 slate. The annual rivalry between Michigan State and Michigan is always a must-see matchup. However, the stakes are even higher in 2015. The Spartans and Wolverines are playoff contenders, and the winner of this game will position itself as Ohio State’s biggest threat in the Big Ten. Michigan State has won six out...

Predictions for Every College Football Game in Week 7

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 1 week ago
Week 7 of the 2015 college football season kicks off with three games on Thursday night, including a top 25 showdown between UCLA and Stanford and a meeting in the SEC between Auburn and Kentucky. Four games are scheduled for Friday night, including an intriguing matchup in the Mountain West with Boise State visiting Utah State. Saturday’s slate is filled with meaningful matchups and key...

College Football's Post-Week 6 Bowl Projections

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 1 week ago
The start of college football’s 2015-16 bowl season is still 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 Dec. 31 this...

College Football's Top 10 Coordinators on the Rise

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 1 week ago
College football’s coaching carousel is already in motion. Five FBS head coaching positions are open prior to Week 6 and several more are expected to change coaches by the end of the season. With the carousel moving fast, it won’t be long before athletic directors gauge the interest level of coaches or coordinators and setup interviews for the open position. As with any coaching...

College Football Week 6 Awards

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 1 week ago
Week 6 of the college football season is in the books. The weekend slate provided plenty of highlights, big plays, standout performances and surprises. Saturday’s action started with Texas’ upset over Oklahoma, and the afternoon slate didn’t disappoint with Tennessee’s thrilling fourth-quarter win over Georgia. And on Saturday night, Alabama held off Arkansas, Florida...

10 Amazing College Football Stats from Week 6

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 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...

25 Must-See Moments from College Football's Week 6 Games

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 1 week ago
Week 6 of the college football season is officially in the books. And as usual, the weekend slate of games didn’t disappoint. Florida State, Utah, TCU and Tennessee made critical stops late in the fourth quarter to preserve a win, while Oklahoma was knocked from the ranks of the unbeaten after a loss to Texas. Miss anything from Week 6? Here’s 25 must-see plays, moments or post-...

James Franklin Gets Impersonated by Key From 'Key & Peele'

By Jasmine Watkins, 1 year 2 weeks ago
If anyone can impersonate Penn State coach James Franklin, it's Key from "Key & Peele." They're like two people you didn't realize are physically similar until they're standing next to each other. Key, a Penn State grad, and Franklin decided to do a little switcheroo, and boy does it pay off. The players go wild when they see Key pop in...