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Predictions for Every College Football Game in Week 4

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 2 months 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...

Pac-12 Week 4 Predictions: UCLA-Arizona and USC-Arizona State Top Must-See Matchups

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 2 months ago
The Pac-12 is the epicenter of college football’s Week 4 slate. Three of the weekend’s best matchups reside in the Pac-12, as UCLA-Arizona is considered by some to be the top game of Week 4, while USC-Arizona State should have implications on the South Division title. Oregon hosts Utah, as the Ducks hope to have quarterback Vernon Adams back under center after missing last week's...

Outrageous College Football Predictions for Week 4

By J.P. Scott, 1 year 2 months ago
We're almost a month into the college football season and I finally got a couple of these partially right last week! If your team is on the wrong end of any of these predictions, you are hoping last week was an aberration and not the start of a new trend. Whatever the case may be, we've got a whole new slate of college football games to pick through again this week. There's...

6 One-Loss Teams That Could Still Make the CFB Playoff

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 2 months ago
Ohio State taught the college football world an important lesson last season: Don’t count out the one-loss teams after a September defeat. Every team would prefer to finish the season with a perfect record, but an early-season defeat isn’t the final blow for any program’s playoff hopes. While the first playoff committee ranking won’t be released until Tuesday, Nov. 3...

10 Amazing College Football Stats from Week 3

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...

USC-Stanford Renews Historic Rivalry With Another Heavyweight Match on Saturday Night

By Josh Webb, 1 year 2 months ago
Rivalries in sports can often be the lifeblood of a team. Seasons and opportunities squandered can be erased by the lasting memories of having topped a hated rival. In a similar fashion, entire seasons of hard work, dedication, and perfection can feel meaningless in those brief moments following a loss to your cross-town neighbor. Imagine the rollercoaster of emotions visited upon the Alabama...

Stanford Cardinal vs. USC Trojans Preview and Prediction

By Kyle Kensing, 1 year 2 months ago
Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum is the unofficial birthplace of Stanford football in its current incarnation: the Stanford football that competes for conference championships and has been in the national title conversation. The Cardinal’s win there in 2007 launched the Jim Harbaugh era, which became the David Shaw era in 2011. Shaw went 2-0 in his first two seasons against the Trojans,...

Predictions for Every College Football Game in Week 3

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 2 months 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...

Pac-12 Week 3 Predictions

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 2 months ago
California is in the spotlight on Saturday, as the top three matchups from the Pac-12 all involve teams from the Golden State. USC-Stanford takes the top spot in the game power rankings, but there’s no shortage of intrigue between BYU-UCLA and California-Texas. The Cardinal opened the year with a loss to Northwestern, but coach David Shaw’s team looked better in Week 2 against UCF....

10 College Football QBs Looking to Make a Statement in Week 3

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 2 months 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...