Ohio quarterback Tyler Tettleton passed for 324 yards and two touchdowns against Penn State on Saturday.
Although last season marked the first time since 2003 the BCS bowls lacked a team from outside of the six automatic-qualifying conferences, the scene around Mountain West, Conference USA and MAC remained intriguing until the final weeks of the season....
Winning the battle in the trenches is crucial to claiming college football's national championship. The SEC has claimed six consecutive national titles, so it should come as no surprise this conference has some of the top defensive linemen. South Carolina's Jadeveon Clowney is in for a monster sophomore season, while LSU's Sam Montgomery will make a run at first-team All-American honors. The...
The college football coaching carousel was busy in the offseason, as 28 programs changed hands. Here’s how we rank the new hires:
1. Urban Meyer, Ohio State
Previous Job: College football analyst, ESPN
Pros: Meyer boasts an incredible 104–23 record as a head coach in stops at Bowling Green, Utah and Florida. His teams are 60–18 in conference play, and he has led two teams to a national...
The 2012 college football season is just around the corner, and Athlon continues its countdown to kickoff with a look at our first and second All-Conference USA teams for this season.
QB David Piland, Houston
RB Zach Line, SMU
RB Charles Sims, Houston
WR Aaron Dobson, Marshall
WR Darius Johnson, SMU
TE Luke Willson, Rice
C Trent Dupy, Tulsa
College fantasy football drafts will be heating up over the next few months and Athlon Sports has teamed with The College Fantasy Football Site to provide in-depth coverage for 2012.
Here's a look at the best of the best for Conference USA in terms of fantasy options for 2012:
2012 Preseason Conference USA All-Fantasy Team
Using a starting roster of 2-QB, 3-RB, 3-WR, FLEX...
Editor's Note: Athlon's 2012 predictions were completed before UCF's postseason ban was announced.
After eight seasons of stability, Conference USA will be ripped apart in 2013 when Memphis, UCF, Houston and SMU bolt for the Big East. There will still be some solid programs in the league — Southern Miss, Tulsa and East Carolina stand out — but the conference will never be the same.
With the completion of Athlon's college football Top 25 for 2012, it's time to take a look at the rest of the rankings, continuing with No. 81-100.
Note: Ranking is where team is projected to finish at the end of the 2012 season.
There’s no question the Jayhawks are in better shape entering 2012 than they were during the past two seasons, but better shape does...
by Nathan Rush
Southern Miss (11–2) vs. Nevada (7–5)
Date: Dec. 24, 2011 at 8 p.m. ET
Location: Aloha Stadium, Honolulu, Hawaii
How’d you like to spend Christmas on Christmas Island? Well, Southern Miss and Nevada will do just that when the Hawaii Bowl kicks off as the only game on television Christmas Eve.
This is the 10th anniversary of the Hawaii Bowl. Nevada is making...
Bowl season is upon us, and there are several quality storylines in the early matchups. Some college football stars to look for in the pre-Christmas slate are Boise State quarterback Kellen Moore, Arizona State linebacker Vontaze Burfict, San Diego State tailback Ronnie Hillman, Utah State runner Robert Turbin, Louisiana-Lafayette tight end Ladarius Green and TCU linebacker Tank Carder....
After winning nine games in each of Houston Nutt’s first two seasons in Oxford, the Ole Miss program has been in a complete freefall. The Rebels went 4-8 last year, and the 2011 season has actually been worse. Ole Miss has now lost 12 consecutive SEC games and looks to be headed for a 2-10 campaign. The last time the Rebels finished a year with two wins was 1946, a year before the legendary...