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Predictions for Every College Football Game in Week 3

By Steven Lassan, 11 months 1 week 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 12 Week 3 Predictions

By Steven Lassan, 11 months 1 week ago
For completely different reasons, Oklahoma and Texas have dominated the headlines in the Big 12 since last Saturday. And going into Week 3, the Longhorns will have an opportunity to build off last week’s momentum and win over Rice with a tough matchup against California. The Golden Bears boast one of the nation’s top offenses and are off to a 2-0 start. Oklahoma’s win over...

What AD Steve Patterson’s Dismissal at Texas Means for Head Coach Charlie Strong

By Ryan Wright, 11 months 2 weeks ago
Focused determination and an unbending spirit to conduct business a certain way over the course of nearly two years ended with Steve Patterson’s dismissal as Texas’ athletic director on Tuesday. The writing on the wall was there for Patterson for several months with fans, alumni, and even coaches under his employment being vocal about how poorly the now former AD was running his...

Texas President Hits Reset Button for Athletics Department with Firing of AD Steve Patterson

By Lloyd H. Spence Jr., 11 months 2 weeks ago
Question: What do you do when you are playing your best friend in Madden NFL 16 and you realize this game has gotten away from you and you are getting your butt kicked in EVERY way? Answer: Hit the reset button on the game console and start over, because you know this was a fluke and you are WAY better than that. Today University of Texas President Gregory L. Fenves...

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 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...

Rice Owls vs. Texas Longhorns Preview and Prediction

By Lloyd H. Spence Jr., 11 months 2 weeks ago
Texas (0-1) is in trouble after just one game. It wasn't because the Longhorns were beaten by Notre Dame. It was the WAY they were beaten by Notre Dame. They were thoroughly dominated by the Irish in every phase of the game. There were many problems last Saturday. There were many mistakes made last Saturday. There were many missed opportunities last Saturday. There were glaring...

Major Position Changes in College Football History

By Aaron Tallent, 11 months 2 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...

Big 12 Week 2 Predictions

By Steven Lassan, 11 months 2 weeks ago
The Big 12’s Week 2 slate is relatively light on interesting matchups. However, the Oklahoma-Tennessee contest should compensate for a schedule featuring a couple of blowout wins by teams against FCS opponents. Outside of the Volunteers-Sooners meeting on Rocky Top, Iowa State-Iowa is the other must-see matchup from the Big 12 in Week 2. In addition to the on-field action, all eyes...

Outrageous College Football Predictions for Week 2

By J.P. Scott, 11 months 2 weeks ago
Week 1 of the 2015 college football season came and went without a whole lot of surprises. Don't get me wrong, there was some good football played. Then again, if you're like me, any football is good football. That said, nothing outrageous and earth shattering took place. What does that mean? In my opinion, it means we're due. Sounds like a good reason to make a few outrageous...