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Big 12 Week 7 Predictions: West Virginia Visits Baylor, Kansas State Looks for Upset Over Oklahoma

By Steven Lassan, 11 months 3 weeks ago
There’s a sharp divide in the Big 12’s Week 7 slate. Four games appear on the schedule this Saturday, but two matchups are predicted to be one-sided affairs, while Baylor-West Virginia and Oklahoma-Kansas State are the only two games drawing much in the way of national attention. The Mountaineers have lost two straight after a 3-0 start, but coach Dana Holgorsen’s team knocked...

Predictions for Every College Football Game in Week 7

By Steven Lassan, 11 months 3 weeks 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, 11 months 3 weeks 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, 11 months 3 weeks 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, 11 months 3 weeks 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, 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...

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

By Steven Lassan, 11 months 3 weeks 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-...

Red River Showdown: The 5 Nastiest Games in the Texas vs. Oklahoma Rivalry

By Aaron Tallent, 11 months 3 weeks ago
The Red River Showdown (or Rivalry or Shootout) between the Texas Longhorns and Oklahoma Sooners carries as much bad blood as any annual contest in college football. The schools first met in 1900 when Oklahoma was still a territory and have played more than 100 times since then. Along the way the schools have seen their states heatedly argue over their borders along the Red River and have...

Oklahoma Sooners vs. Texas Longhorns Preview and Prediction

By Lloyd H. Spence Jr., 11 months 4 weeks ago
Texas head coach Charlie Strong is one of the nicest guys in college football. He is a man of tremendous integrity. He leads young men with inspiration, and vigor. He is one of the most talented coaches in the game, and he is tremendously qualified. And if he doesn't win against Oklahoma on Saturday, he may be employing his skills at another university. The Texas Longhorns...