College Football Articles

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
7 hours ago
Jalen Hurts
Weekly rankings are a big part of every college football season, and Athlon Sports will update its top 25 following the games each weekend. The first month of the season has produced several high-profile matchups, and Week 4 didn’t disappoint...
Steven Lassan
11 hours 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
12 hours ago
Demario Richard
Points and big plays won't be in short supply on Saturday night, as California and Arizona State meet in Tempe. Both teams are capable of scoring points in a hurry, with Vegas setting the over/under above 80 points. Needless to say, if you like...
Josh Webb
2 days ago
Skyler Howard
A lot has changed for both BYU (1-2) and West Virginia (2-0) since this game was scheduled back in 2010.   In 2010, just a few years after Rich Rod left for Michigan, the Mountaineers were still in the Big East and the late Bill Stewart was...
Mitch Harper
2 days ago
Jake Browning
Halloween night 2015 marked the nadir of a trying season for the Arizona Wildcats. Though not the most lopsided loss in Rich Rodriguez's tenure as head coach, the 49-3 blowout Washington put on Arizona last Oct. 31 may have been the program...
Kyle Kensing
2 days ago
Jim Mora
Establish a road map for success, and others are bound to follow. For a while, the Pac-12's map was charted through Oregon, which used a versatile, explosive offense to win three straight conference titles from 2009-11.   Stanford may...
Kyle Kensing
2 days ago
James Quick
Last week after blowing out the then-second-ranked Florida State 63-20, Louisville became the trendy pick to not only win the ACC but also get into the College Football Playoff. Now the Cardinals will have to put last week’s win behind...
Antwan Staley
2 days ago
Mike Gundy
A year ago, Baylor was down to third-string quarterback Chris Johnson when the Bears traveled to Stillwater to take on Oklahoma State. It didn’t slow them down at all, though, as they racked up 700 yards of total offense in a 45-35 win over...
Allen Kenney
2 days ago
Devine Ozigbo
Though not obvious to onlookers outside of the Big Ten West, Nebraska and Northwestern have developed a nice little rivalry since the Cornhuskers joined the nation's oldest conference back in 2011. Nebraska leads the series during that stretch...
J.P. Scott
2 days ago
When Kentucky and South Carolina meet on Saturday in Lexington, it will be a clash of teams trying to find an identity on different sides of the ball. The Gamecocks have already shown some improvement on defense under first-year head coach...
Cody McClure
2 days ago
P.J. Fleck
Two Group of Five programs on the rise do battle in a matchup of undefeated teams Saturday night in Kalamazoo. Western Michigan has been battle-tested with a pair of victories in Big Ten stadiums. The Broncos have earned each in hard-fought...
Kevin McGuire
2 days ago
Les Miles
When LSU (2-1, 1-0 SEC) heads to Auburn (1-2, 0-1) for its first SEC road trip of the season, the pressure is on for both teams to walk away victorious and for similar reasons.   The 2016 LSU versus Auburn showdown should be called what it...
Ryan Wright
2 days ago
Dakota Prukop
Colorado and Oregon meet Saturday at Autzen Stadium with remarkably similar resumes, as both sport 2-1 records and a Week 3 loss in Big Ten country.   However, the trajectory of each program feels quite different. Oregon's 35-32 loss at...
Kyle Kensing
2 days ago
Derek Mason
Vanderbilt keeps taking one step forward and two steps back. A week after an offensive explosion which resulted in a 47-24 victory over in-state opponent MTSU, the Commodores were stomped out by Georgia Tech, scoring a touchdown on its first...
Andrew Dellapina
2 days ago
Boise State is occupying an unfamiliar position in the shadows. Houston is making the biggest splash nationally among the Group of Five teams in September and generating College Football Playoff talk after cracking into the top 10 with a big win...
John Coon
2 days ago
Devine Redding
Few probably expected this matchup between ACC and Big Ten programs to be one with two undefeated teams at the start of the season, but Wake Forest has done its part to arrive in Bloomington this weekend with a 3-0 record. Three games in and Dave...
Kevin McGuire
2 days ago
Jim Harbaugh
The Michigan Wolverines (3-0) were tested for the first time this season last week against Colorado, falling behind by two touchdowns in the second quarter before storming back in the second half to win 45-28.   Penn State (2-1) avenged its...
Mike Bainbridge
2 days ago
Brian Kelly
Notre Dame fans waited nine months for the football season to start. In 13 days, the hopes and dreams of the Fighting Irish faithful were essentially gone.   The College Football Playoff is no longer a possibility and at 1-2 Notre Dame...
Jon Kinne
2 days ago
James Conner
The full slate of ACC matchups doesn’t begin until next Saturday, but one of the season’s most important Coastal Division games will be played this week. Pittsburgh heads to Chapel Hill on Saturday and the result of the...
Jon Kinne
2 days ago
Nick Fitzgerald
As Mississippi State heads up to Foxboro's Gillette Stadum to play UMass in a non-league tilt, the Bulldogs will be looking for both a win and some semblance of continuity at the quarterback position.   So, too, will their independent...
Adam Kurkjian
2 days ago
Already, we are entering week four of the college football season and pretty much no one is a fan of the officials. There have been several high-profile missed calls that have made an impact across the landscape of the sport. We also are...
Matt Josephs
2 days ago
Joshua Dobbs
Florida will be looking for its 12th win in a row over Tennessee this Saturday, as the Gators and Volunteers meet in Knoxville for a critical SEC East showdown. Question marks surround the East Division’s top contenders after the first three...
Steven Lassan
2 days ago
Trevor Knight
Arkansas and Texas A&M meet for the third consecutive season in Arlington, Texas for a neutral site matchup of two teams on the rise and plenty at stake in the SEC. The recent contests between the Aggies and Razorbacks have provided plenty of...
Steven Lassan
2 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
2 days ago

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