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College Football Week 4 Awards

By Steven Lassan, 2 months 3 days 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...

Oklahoma State Cowboys vs. Texas Longhorns Preview and Prediction

By Lloyd H. Spence Jr., 2 months 5 days ago
Texas (1-2) suffered a heartbreaking loss to the California Golden Bears last Saturday, as the extra point was missed after scoring what seemed to be the game-tying touchdown. Missing that kick cost Texas an opportunity to come back in a game where they were down by 21. Texas lost the opportunity to beat another quality opponent and to push their record to 2-1 going into...

College Football's All-Injured Team for 2015

By Steven Lassan, 2 months 5 days 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...

Predictions for Every College Football Game in Week 4

By Steven Lassan, 2 months 6 days ago
Week 4 of the 2015 college football season kicks off on Thursday night with a key American Athletic Conference matchup between Cincinnati and Memphis. The action continues on Friday night with Boise State taking on Virginia and Stanford traveling to Corvallis to take on Oregon State. Saturday’s slate isn’t full of must-see matchups, but there are a handful of games in the Pac-12 to...

Big 12 Week 4 Predictions: TCU-Texas Tech Shootout, Longhorns Host Oklahoma State

By Steven Lassan, 2 months 6 days ago
Big 12 play officially begins in Week 4, as fireworks are expected when TCU and Texas Tech meet this Saturday in Lubbock. The Horned Frogs own one of the nation’s best offenses, but the defense has been hit hard by injuries. The Red Raiders are coming of an upset win over Arkansas and are out for revenge after losing 82-27 to TCU in Fort Worth last season. Oklahoma State heads to Austin to...

Big-time College Football Coaches Who Might Be Better Fits Elsewhere

By J.P. Scott, 2 months 1 week ago
I often find myself watching college football games and wondering if a certain coach could do better — or at the very least — be a better fit elsewhere. Plenty of coaches have success wherever they go, but that doesn't make some of the stops awkward or eventually stale. I've put together a list of five successful college coaches, who despite their success...

10 Amazing College Football Stats from Week 3

By Steven Lassan, 2 months 1 week 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...

Texas LB Edwin Freeman Does a Horrible Job of Faking an Injury Against California

By Steven Lassan, 2 months 1 week ago
It’s no secret defenses fake injuries when playing up-tempo offenses to get the necessary substitutions on the field or simply catch their breath before the next play. Against California, Texas linebacker Edwin Freeman appeared to be just fine after a play. However, all of a sudden, Freeman fell as if he was injured. Needless to say, this is a fake injury flop (and not a good one at...

California Golden Bears vs. Texas Longhorns Preview and Prediction

By Lloyd H. Spence Jr., 2 months 1 week ago
Texas (1-1) is making its way back onto the national stage. Just not because of their football team. After the firing of AD Steve Patterson on Tuesday, the University of Texas' sports landscape looks very, very different. Head coach Charlie Strong and his team are now the focal point of the spotlight in Austin. All eyes around college football are on what...