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Clemson booked a trip to the national championship on Jan. 11 in Glendale, Ariz. with a 37-17 victory over Oklahoma on Thursday night. The Tigers won the battle at the line of scrimmage, got huge performances from quarterback Deshaun Watson and...
Steven Lassan
5 months ago
Deshaun Watson
The highly anticipated 2015-16 College Football Playoff kicks off on Thursday afternoon in Miami with Clemson and Oklahoma meeting in a national semifinal in the Orange Bowl. The Tigers finished the regular season at 13-0 and are the only unbeaten...
Steven Lassan
5 months ago
Johnny Manziel
The fact that the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl is one of the College Football Playoff’s “New Year’s Six” games is not all that surprising when you look at its history. Even when the game was played in Atlanta’s Fulton County...
Aaron Tallent
5 months ago
Kevin Sumlin
The Louisville Cardinals (7-5) and the Texas A&M Aggies (8-4) have essentially had the same season. One full of overcoming injuries along with a campaign of losing games they should have won. The greatest challenge for both teams, however, has...
Lloyd H. Spence Jr.
5 months ago
Thursday’s Orange Bowl between Clemson and Oklahoma will be the fifth matchup between the schools. The previous four meetings have not been memorable, but they have been at pivotal points in the schools’ respective histories. Let’...
Aaron Tallent
5 months ago
Dalvin Cook
The New Year’s Six bowl slate kicks off on Dec. 31 with an intriguing matchup between Florida State and Houston in the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl. The Seminoles and Cougars start a huge day for college football fans on Thursday, as playoff games...
Steven Lassan
5 months ago
Vernon Adams
College football 2015-16 bowl season has almost reached its halfway point. With 20 games in the books, 21 contests remain, including the New Year’s Six matchups and the national championship on Jan. 11 in Glendale, Ariz. The first portion of...
Steven Lassan
5 months ago
Dak Prescott
NC State and Mississippi State meet on the gridiron for only the sixth time on Wednesday afternoon in the Belk Bowl. Both schools come into the game with winning records, despite losing to in-state rivals in the final week of the regular...
Cody McClure
5 months ago
Leonard Fournette
Seemingly every autumn, college football collectively sets the bar higher than it had in previous years. The 2015 campaign featured an abundance of breath-taking moments across all levels, in the process setting a new standard of excellence in the...
Kyle Kensing
5 months ago
Going into Thanksgiving weekend, North Carolina and Baylor had their sights set very high. North Carolina had not lost since week one and victories over NC State and then Clemson in the ACC Championship Game would give them the league...
Jon Kinne
5 months ago
Keenan Reynolds
Some Pittsburgh fans and players viewed their invite to the Military Bowl to play Navy as something of a booby prize after an 8-4 season. They shouldn't. The Midshipmen are a formidable foe with a 10-2 record. On top of that, Navy and Pitt...
Marky Billson
6 months ago
Nate Sudfeld
The best line yet about the 2015 New Era Pinstripe Bowl is that it features a pair of basketball teams playing football at a baseball stadium. By the time the day is over, it’s possible fans could see as many points as they would at a hoop...
Michael Bradley
6 months ago
Frank Beamer
The 2015 Camping World Independence Bowl will mark the end of Virginia Tech coach Frank Beamer's legendary career. You'd think it would be safe to say he's seen it all, but Beamer has never coached against Tulsa. Speaking of legends,...
J.P. Scott
6 months ago
Josh Rosen
Every college football season is a new opportunity for the freshmen players on 128 FBS teams to make a statement. While each year always produces a handful of freshmen standouts, it seems more first-year players are making an impact at a high level...
Steven Lassan
6 months ago
Luke Falk
The Washington State Cougars will play in their second bowl game in three seasons as they will take on the Miami Hurricanes in the 2015 Hyundai Sun Bowl in El Paso, Texas. In 2013, the Cougars lost a close game to the Colorado State Rams 48-45 in...
Antwan Staley
6 months ago
Connor Cook
What is great about college football is that every season seems to offer a new handful of memories that can be shared and remembered for years to come. In 2015 we saw plenty of great comebacks and nailbiters filled with monster individual...
Kevin McGuire
6 months ago
Duke Blue Devils alternate helmet
College football’s bowl season always seems to be a good spot for teams to unveil a new alternate helmet or uniform. Duke is one of the first teams to unveil a new design for the postseason, as the Blue Devils will wear a white helmet...
Steven Lassan
6 months ago
Derrick Henry
College football’s regular season concluded with Navy’s win over Army on Dec. 12, leaving 41 postseason games as all that’s left of the 2015 campaign. This year produced plenty of memorable endings and clutch performances,...
Steven Lassan
6 months ago
The college football regular season is all wrapped up and bowl season is upon us. That doesn't mean there isn't plenty of outrageousness that'll take place. If anything, bowl season opens up the door for even more crazy occurrences....
J.P. Scott
6 months ago
Deshaun Watson
With the completion of college football’s regular season, it’s time to take a look back and honor the best of the best and top performers from 2015. Whether it was on offense, defense or special teams, there was no shortage of...
Steven Lassan
6 months ago
It was quite a wild ride through the ACC in the 2015 college football season. The conference had its fair share of some wild endings and thrillers and stunners. The conference also placed one team in the College Football Playoff with Clemson...
Kevin McGuire
6 months ago
Baker Mayfield
College football’s bowl season is bigger and better than ever with 41 postseason matchups. With the bowl lineup set and confidence pools and pick’em contests set to start on Dec. 19, Athlon’s editors are here with predictions for...
Steven Lassan
6 months ago
College football fans are truly the best. They live and die with their teams.  A reddit user said months ago he would get a Dabo Swinney tattoo if his beloved Tigers made the College Football Playoff. The time came and this guy followed...
Jasmine Watkins
6 months ago
Deshaun Watson
For the second year in a row, a team from the ACC earned a spot in the College Football Playoff. Clemson matched Florida State’s run from 2014, finishing the regular season with a 13-0 mark, an ACC Championship and a spot among the top four...
Steven Lassan
6 months ago
Ezekiel Elliott
College football’s four-team playoff and bowl system is the perfect blend of adding importance to the regular season and allowing teams to sort it out on the field in the postseason. While we wouldn’t advocate for college football to...
Steven Lassan
6 months ago

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