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

By Aaron Tallent, 1 month 2 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., 1 month 2 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...

Predictions for Every College Football Game in Week 6

By Steven Lassan, 1 month 2 weeks ago
Week 6 of the 2015 college football season starts on Thursday night with SMU visiting Houston and USC hosting Washington. Two games dot the schedule on Friday, including a key ACC matchup between NC State and Virginia Tech. But as usual, the action picks up on Saturday with a slew of important games. Oklahoma-Texas meet in their annual rivalry matchup at noon ET on Saturday, followed by key...

Big 12 Week 6 Predictions: Texas-Oklahoma Rivalry, Oklahoma State, TCU Face Key Road Tests

By Steven Lassan, 1 month 2 weeks ago
Oklahoma versus Texas at the Cotton Bowl is one of the must-see games on an annual basis in the Big 12. While the rivalry always adds an element of intrigue to this game, this season’s matchup doesn’t have its usual luster. Oklahoma is a Big 12 title contender, but Texas is off to a 1-4 start. The Longhorns could salvage some of their season with an upset victory over the Sooners,...

College Football's Top 10 Coaches on the Rise

By Steven Lassan, 1 month 2 weeks ago
College football’s coaching carousel never stops, as programs are always looking for the next big thing or rising star when it comes to finding its head coach. All 128 coaches enter the season with the pressure to win at a high level, but there’s a hierarchy of jobs within each conference that set the level of expectations each season. And of course, there’s always some...

Texas CB Kris Boyd Apologizes For Transfer Tweet

By Jasmine Watkins, 1 month 2 weeks ago
We're all human, we all make mistakes. The only difference between our mistakes and those of college athletes is that their mistakes are in the public eye. During halftime of the Texas-TCU game, in which the Longhorns were down 37-0, cornerback Kris Boyd retweeted a tweet regarding to him transferring to Texas A&M. Now, the freshman is apologizing. Full text...

10 Amazing College Football Stats from Week 5

By Steven Lassan, 1 month 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...

College Football Week 5 Awards

By Steven Lassan, 1 month 3 weeks ago
Week 5 of the 2015 college football season is in the books. Saturday's slate produced plenty of must-see games, including the anticipated Clemson-Notre Dame showdown in rainy Death Valley, while Alabama easily handled Georgia in Athens. Ohio State survived a scare from Indiana, Michigan State needed a late stop to hold off Purdue, UCLA fell to Arizona State and Oklahoma opened Big...

20 Must-See Moments from College Football's Week 5 Games

By Steven Lassan, 1 month 3 weeks ago
Week 5 of the college football season is officially in the books. Needless to say, Week 5 wasn’t short on drama or intrigue around the nation. The weekend started with Cincinnati’s upset over Miami on Thursday night and continued into Saturday with a close call for Ohio State against Indiana, Alabama’s easy win over Georgia, as well as Florida’s upset over Ole Miss and...