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Arizona Wildcats vs. Stanford Cardinal Preview and Prediction

By John La Fleur, 1 year 2 months ago
Stanford cruises into this game on the crest of two victories in Pac-12, both by double digits on the road. Arizona received a reality check after three wins against two teams from Group of 5 conferences then an FCS foe. UCLA applied a 26-point spanking on the Wildcats in Tucson. These two programs first met on the gridiron in 1979, Arizona's second year in what was then...

Predictions for Every College Football Game in Week 5

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 2 months ago
Week 5 of the 2015 college football season starts on Thursday night with Miami traveling to Cincinnati and continues on Friday with three matchups, including UConn visiting BYU. But as usual, the focus for every weekend slate is on Saturday. Several marquee matchups dot the schedule in Week 5, starting with Alabama visiting Georgia, Notre Dame traveling to Death Valley to take on Clemson, and...

Pac-12 Week 5 Predictions: UCLA Hosts Arizona State, Oregon Looks for Rebound Against Colorado

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 2 months ago
It’s a slight slate of action in the Pac-12 for Week 5. This conference held the spotlight nationally last Saturday, as three league games had the nation’s attention with Utah’s victory over Oregon, USC’s easy win over Arizona State, and UCLA’s key South Division win over Arizona. The matchups in Week 5 aren’t as appealing, but there’s still plenty of...

College Football's Top 10 Running Backs for September

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 2 months ago
Ranking any player or team after one month of the college football season is tough. With one-sided matchups skewing the statistics, and conference play not yet underway for most teams, it's hard to say whether these players will carry that momentum throughout the season. Still, September has been a great month for running backs. Here’s Athlon Sports’ take on the...

College Football's Top 10 Quarterbacks for September

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 2 months ago
Ranking any player or team after one month of the college football season is nearly impossible. With one-sided matchups skewing the statistics, and conference play not yet underway for most teams, more data is needed before accurately judging quarterbacks or if a team will be a factor in the playoff picture. While a small sample size is tough to gather accurate results, it’s never too...

College Football Awards for September

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 2 months ago
The first month of the 2015 college football season is in the books. Unfortunately, that means this year is almost a third of the way finished. However, the next two months (plus a week in December) should bring plenty of crazy plays, memorable moments and great games. And of course, there is still plenty to be decided in every conference race, as well as the playoff picture. With the...

10 Amazing College Football Stats from Week 4

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 2 months 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...

College Football Week 4 Awards

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 2 months ago
Week 4 of the 2015 college football season is in the books. The Pac-12 was the conference in the spotlight on Saturday, as Arizona-UCLA, Oregon-Utah and Arizona State-USC were some of the weekend’s most anticipated matchups. However, all three games produced one-sided results. The mid-afternoon slate produced some of the best games from Week 4, including wild finishes at Tennessee-Florida...

College Football's All-Injured Team for 2015

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 2 months ago
Injuries are an unfortunate part of every college football season. Whether it’s a small ailment affecting a key player for a couple of weeks or an injury keeping a player sidelined for the entire year, all injuries have an impact on the final win-loss record for all 128 teams. 2015 has especially been cruel for key players suffering major injuries. Likely All-Americans in Pittsburgh...

Stanford Cardinal vs. Oregon State Beavers Preview and Prediction

By John Coon, 1 year 2 months ago
After three games, Oregon State is starting to take on the defining characteristics of a Gary Andersen-coached team. The Beavers feature a stifling defense and a stout run game. How will it translate into Pac-12 play? No. 21 Stanford should offer a good test for that question. The Cardinal have dominated Oregon State in recent seasons. Stanford has won five straight games in the series...