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Nebraska Cornhuskers
Postgame celebrations like the one Nebraska and coach Mike Riley shared after Saturday’s win over Oregon were in short supply last season. After all, a 6-7 record in Lincoln isn’t much reason for celebration – especially when...
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
Justin Jackson
Few would have expected Northwestern to be still searching for its first win of the season by the time Duke rolled into Evanston in Week 3, but here we are. The Wildcats lost a tough one in the opener against Western Michigan and then took a second...
Kevin McGuire
2 weeks ago
P.J. Fleck
After getting ambushed last week at home by North Carolina, Lovie Smith and Illinois go back to the drawing board to figure out what went wrong. The Fighting Illini better have things all sorted because this week’s opponent is not going...
Kevin McGuire
2 weeks ago
LJ Scott
There was much consternation from fans and media members when Notre Dame temporarily ended its series with Michigan. What many failed to realize was that Notre Dame and Michigan State were pausing a rivalry with stronger roots. The Spartans...
Jon Kinne
2 weeks 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
2 weeks ago
Baker Mayfield
Ohio State and Oklahoma are two of college football’s top programs and meet on Saturday night for one of the most anticipated non-conference games of 2016. Just how big of a matchup is this game on Saturday night? Outside of the impact on the...
Steven Lassan
2 weeks ago
Sefo Liufau
Albeit against inferior opponents, the Michigan Wolverines (2-0) have looked impressive through the first two weeks of the season, beating both Hawaii and UCF by a combined total of 97 points. Given the expectations coming into 2016 and the talent...
Mike Bainbridge
2 weeks ago
Tommy Armstrong
Oregon and Nebraska are off to 2-0 starts, but the Week 3 matchup in Lincoln should provide a better barometer test of where both programs stand in 2016. The Ducks easily handled UC Davis and Virginia this year, while the Cornhuskers defeated...
Steven Lassan
2 weeks 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
One of college football’s greatest rivalries will be renewed this weekend. No, I’m not talking about Georgia Tech and Vanderbilt (they have played each other 37 times). I’m, of course, talking about Notre Dame and Michigan...
Aaron Tallent
2 weeks ago
Week 3 of the 2016 college football season means the we’re on the last legs of the big non-conference games and the slate does not disappoint when it comes to fantastic matchups. As good as the games between the names on the front of the...
Bryan Fischer
2 weeks ago
Marcus Cox
If the first two weeks of the 2016 college football season have taught us anything, it's that no team is safe. We've already had teams we thought were almost shoo-ins to make the College Football Playoff lose games and find themselves on...
J.P. Scott
2 weeks ago
It will be a high-anxiety affair in Iowa City this Saturday for at least the early portion of the game between North Dakota State and Iowa. The Hawkeyes are on all cylinders this season, but that's easy to do when you are playing against...
J.P. Scott
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
The landscape of college football is ever-changing. TV contracts, apparel deals, scholarship limits, recruiting rules and population shifts all contribute to the dynamic nature of the sport.   Nebraska football is one of the timesless,...
J.P. Scott
2 weeks ago
After eight months of anticipating the start of the 2016 college football season, the sport has already once again proved to be worth the agonizing wait.   College football has the longest offseason of any major American sport and whereas...
Jim Weber
2 weeks ago
The second week of the 2016 college football season wasn't supposed to give us quite as much excitement as the first based solely on the matchups. That said, the underdogs of Week 2 provided us with plenty of drama, and subsequently plenty...
J.P. Scott
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
Lamar Jackson
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...
Steven Lassan
2 weeks ago
Corey Clement
Wisconsin looks to avoid a letdown this week after a monster of a win in Green Bay last weekend against LSU. Given the matchup facing them this week, things should be a little easier for the Badgers with a MAC team making its way to Camp Randall...
Kevin McGuire
2 weeks ago
Wes Lunt
Last year, North Carolina suffered a tough loss to an SEC team in its season opener. After playing an FCS opponent in week two, the Tar Heels feasted on an Illinois squad in turmoil, winning 48-14.   This time around, immediately...
Jon Kinne
2 weeks ago

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