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College Football Week 3 Awards

By Steven Lassan, 5 days 19 hours ago
Week 3 featured several high-profile matchups, but the big winners on Saturday were Louisville, Alabama and Ohio State. The Cardinals dominated Florida State to take a huge step forward in the ACC title race, while Alabama knocked off Ole Miss to end a two-game losing streak to the Rebels. A revamped and reloaded Buckeye team with several new stars emerging handled Oklahoma in Norman.  ...

Predicting Which Team Will Win Every Game Week 3 in College Football

By Steven Lassan, 1 week 3 days ago
College football’s Week 3 slate features four games matching top 25 teams and several other intriguing matchups. The weekend slate starts on Thursday night with Houston traveling to Cincinnati, followed by three games on Friday night, including Baylor at Rice and Arizona State at UTSA. On Saturday, Florida State-Louisville, Ole Miss-Alabama, Nebraska-Oregon, Oklahoma-Ohio State and...

10 Under-the-Radar College Football Players to Watch in Week's 3 Biggest Games

By Steven Lassan, 1 week 3 days ago
College football’s Week 3 slate is filled with marquee matchups and games that will have a significant impact on rankings or playoff positioning later in the season. While there are more than just five meaningful games, Athlon Sports is highlighting five games – Alabama vs. Ole Miss, Louisville vs. Florida State, Ohio State vs. Oklahoma, Oregon vs. Nebraska and Notre Dame vs....

College Football Week 2 Awards

By Steven Lassan, 1 week 6 days ago
On paper, college football’s Week 2 slate wasn’t as enticing as the schedule from the opening weekend. However, as usual, another Saturday of action didn’t disappoint. There were plenty of intriguing games early, with Pitt-Penn State coming down to the wire, as well as East Carolina and Central Michigan knocking off Power 5 opponents. And there was no shortage of intrigue in...

Washington State Cougars vs. Boise State Broncos Preview and Prediction

By J.P. Scott, 2 weeks 1 day ago
Both Washington State and Boise State began the season last weekend with their eyes on some formidable prizes. Boise State took care of business in dominating fashion on the road against Louisiana-Lafayette, showcasing some of the offensive talent we've heard about all offseason.   Washington State, on the other hand, suffered a somewhat embarassing shootout loss to FCS power Eastern...

College Football's 10 Best Position Battles to Watch in Week 2

By Bryan Fischer, 2 weeks 2 days ago
After the best opening week ever in college football and some of the most anticipated position battles of the season, week 2 pumps the brakes a little when it comes to the product on the field. The non-conference slate is a little bare when it comes to power teams taking on other worthy challengers but there are still plenty of one-on-one battles that will be worth tuning in for.  ...

Predicting Which Team Will Win Every Game Week 2 in College Football

By Steven Lassan, 2 weeks 3 days ago
College football’s Week 2 slate doesn’t have the marquee matchups that covered the schedule in Week 1, but there are several intriguing games to watch this Saturday. The Week 2 action kicks off on Friday night with two games, as Maryland travels to FIU and Louisville meets Syracuse to open ACC play for both teams. Saturday’s slate is headlined by Virginia Tech and Tennessee...

College Football's Top 20 Quarterback Debuts of 2016

By Steven Lassan, 2 weeks 3 days ago
Quarterback play is always under the spotlight for all 128 college football teams. Some programs – Clemson (Deshaun Watson) and Ohio State (J.T. Barrett) – entered 2016 with no uncertainty under center. However, there was no shortage of teams opening the year with question marks or the possibility of the quarterback battle extending into the season. Week 1 was the first opportunity...

College Football Week 1 Awards

By Steven Lassan, 2 weeks 4 days ago
College football’s Week 1 slate for 2016 was billed as the best opening weekend in the history of the sport. Needless to say, the games didn’t disappoint. Florida State-Ole Miss, Texas-Notre Dame, North Carolina-Georgia and Auburn-Clemson were just a few of the standout games from the opening weekend of action.   With the first weekend of games in the books, it’s time to...

Eastern Washington Eagles vs. Washington State Cougars Preview and Prediction

By John Coon, 3 weeks 1 day ago
No one needs to remind Washington State of the perils of playing a good FCS team. The Cougars learned it firsthand after suffering a 24-17 loss to Portland State in their season opener a year ago. Vikings quarterback Alex Kuresa killed Washington State with his mobility, leading all rushers with 92 yards on 16 carries.   Now Washington State gets another plucky underdog Big Sky opponent...