American Athletic Articles

Skyler Howard
The Week 5 edition of college football’s picks against the spread features predictions for some of Saturday’s biggest games, including Louisville-Clemson, Washington-Stanford and Michigan-Wisconsin. Additionally, conference matchups...
Mitch Light
20 hours ago
Greg Ward Jr.
There is no way to argue any Group of Five program has had a better start to the 2016 season than Houston. Entering the season, many thought Tom Herman's Cougars could be capable of making the College Football Playoff discussion...
Kevin McGuire
1 day ago
Deshaun Watson
College football’s Week 5 slate kicks off on Thursday night with two matchups. Kansas and Texas Tech meet in Lubbock to open Big 12 play for both teams, while Houston hosts Connecticut in a revenge game for coach Tom Herman’s program....
Steven Lassan
1 day ago
Tommy Armstrong
With the exception of two games on Thursday night this week, the first full month of the 2016 college football season is in the books. And as expected, plenty of players are having a breakout year at the quarterback position. Whether it’s a...
Steven Lassan
1 day ago
Les Miles
LSU has fired coach Les Miles four games into the 2016 season. Miles was on the verge of getting fired last season but survived for another year after the Tigers defeated Texas A&M in the regular season finale. Miles was hired to replace Nick...
Steven Lassan
4 days ago
Derek Barnett
Week 4 of the 2016 college football season produced several big performances and memorable moments. Tennessee rallied in the second half to end an 11-game losing streak to Florida, Wisconsin scored a huge road win over Michigan State, and Texas A...
Steven Lassan
4 days ago
Chad Kelly
The Week 4 edition of college football’s picks against the spread features predictions for some of Saturday’s biggest games, including Michigan State-Wisconsin, Florida-Tennessee and Texas A&M-Arkansas. Additionally, conference...
Mitch Light
6 days ago
Ken Ekanem
When Justin Fuente was hired to replace Frank Beamer as Virginia Tech's head coach, some wondered what type of identity the Hokies would develop. Would Virginia Tech be the offensive juggernaut that Memphis was under Fuente? Or would the Hokies...
Jon Kinne
1 week ago
Eric Dungey
Style-wise, you couldn't come up with two more polar opposite philosophies than these two Northeast programs.   Bob Diaco, now in his third year at UConn, prides his teams on strong defense and a pro-style offense that still has the...
Adam Kurkjian
1 week ago
Can Florida State get up off the mat or will South Florida head coach Willie Taggart notch a marquee victory? That’s the question that will be answered Saturday as the Seminoles and Bulls square off for just the fourth time at Raymond James...
Mike Ferguson
1 week ago
Kenny Hill
While both teams were victorious last week neither was overly impressive in their wins. TCU opened its Big 12 slate with a 41-20 victory over Iowa State while SMU chalked up its second win of the season by beating FCS member Liberty 29-14....
Jeremy Simon
1 week ago
Jalen Hurd
Week 3 of the 2016 college football season is in the books and so is the non-conference slate for most of the teams across the country. As a result, the move into league play is set to produce some interesting games all over the map as the season...
Bryan Fischer
1 week ago
Josh Rosen
College football’s Week 4 slate kicks off on Thursday night with an ACC showdown between Clemson and Georgia Tech. The Tigers have a huge showdown against Louisville next Saturday, but coach Dabo Swinney’s team can’t overlook the...
Steven Lassan
1 week ago
Lamar Jackson
The 2016 college football season is only three weeks old. However, it’s never too early to look back at the preseason rankings and identify a few teams that have impressed or are poised to easily exceed projections. Louisville has emerged as...
Steven Lassan
1 week ago
Lamar Jackson
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...
Steven Lassan
1 week ago
As the final minutes of Ohio State’s romp over Oklahoma ticked by and thoughts turned to what the college football universe looked like after Week 3, one couldn’t help but wonder why the television networks and marketers hadn’t...
Bryan Fischer
1 week ago
Perry Hills
Maryland and UCF will meet for the first time in each school’s history Saturday when the Terrapins head back to Florida for the second time in as many weeks. Maryland defeated FIU 42-14 last time out. UCF enters this matchup after losing 51-...
Elton Hayes
1 week ago
East Carolina has made a living of upsetting schools in Power Five conferences in the last 20 years. No matter if it was Miami, North Carolina, Virginia Tech or NC State, the Pirates have always brought their best when they play teams they’re...
Antwan Staley
1 week ago
Both teams come into this game with the same offensive philosophy: Run as many plays as possible, as quickly as possible, in order to score the most points as possible.   In other words, the slower the tempo, the worse off these teams feel...
Adam Kurkjian
1 week ago
Saquon Barkley
It is a phrase that may be considered a once-in-a-lifetime fact: Penn State is looking for revenge against Temple. In football.   A week after taking a loss on the road on the west side of the state, the Nittany Lions return home to...
Kevin McGuire
2 weeks ago
Greg Ward Jr.
After getting a week off in a game that was never going to be in doubt, Houston quarterback Greg Ward Jr. is expected to be back on the field to keep Houston’s master plan alive. Two weeks after starting the season with a bang against...
Kevin McGuire
2 weeks ago
J.T. Barrett
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,...
Steven Lassan
2 weeks ago
Cam Robinson
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...
Steven Lassan
2 weeks ago
Bob Stoops
It happens every single college football season, without fail.   There’s always that one week on the calendar where the slate of games looks less than appetizing and sometimes even down right appalling. By midweek you might be...
Bryan Fischer
2 weeks ago
Logos don’t draw the same attention or excitement as uniforms but they are an inextricable part of each team’s brand that can be recognized around the world.   Just ask the New York Yankees. Or the Dallas Cowboys. Or the...
Jim Weber
2 weeks ago

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