College Football Articles

Unfamiliarity likely breeds as much contempt as familiarity.   Certainly when it’s win or go home.   This has been a good year for first-time matchups between teams in the FCS playoffs. Including this weekend’s national...
Craig Haley
17 hours ago
Lamar Jackson
Barring a major upset, Louisville quarterback Lamar Jackson is expected to be named the winner of this year’s Heisman Trophy. Even though his Cardinals stumbled a bit towards the end of the regular season, Jackson’s Heisman...
Aaron Tallent
17 hours ago
Without question, the Heisman Trophy race has tightened up as the college football season has come to a close.   At one point, it appeared as though Louisville quarterback Lamar Jackson would run away with the award. However, due to some...
Adam Kurkjian
18 hours ago
Nick Fitzgerald
Breakout players or the emergence of new stars is an annual tradition for all 128 college football teams. However, with the focus shifting to the bowl season, it’s never too early to think about players that could use the postseason as a...
Steven Lassan
18 hours ago
Joshua Dobbs
The hype machine was working overtime for the Tennessee Volunteers prior to the 2016 season. This was supposed to be the year that Tennessee football returned to the national stage as a dominant force in college football. The expectations had been...
Rob McVey
19 hours ago
Brian Kelly
At 4-8, Notre Dame won’t be up for any team awards this season unless it’s of the most disappointing variety. But the Fighting Irish did play 12 games and certain performances will stick out to those faithful fans that endured the ugly...
Jon Kinne
19 hours ago
Curtis Samuel
Despite a three-point loss at Penn State on Oct. 22 that denied Ohio State the Big Ten East Division, Buckeyes head coach Urban Meyer was able to keep his coaches and players focused on reaching the College Football Playoff. Ranked third...
Chip Minnich
1 day ago
Mitch Trubisky
It was there for the taking.   Despite a head-to-head loss to Virginia Tech, North Carolina could have earned a second consecutive trip to the ACC title game had it just won the games it was supposed to down the stretch.   Instead,...
Adam Kurkjian
1 day ago
Nate Gerry
Although the 2016 regular season campaign did not end the way many in Husker Nation would have liked it to, the Nebraska Cornhuskers showed significant progress -- both in terms of adapting to head coach Mike Riley's culture and system as well...
J.P. Scott
1 day ago
Yahoo Bowl Pickem Names
So you've been asked by your buddies to set up or join a Yahoo College Bowl Pick'em game or ESPN's Bowl Mania. But you have no clue what to name your team, group, or what a witty slogan might be. Don't worry, we've got you...
Athlon Sports
2 days ago
Athlon Sports recaps Championship Week and breaks down the final Playoff rankings. Don't forget to subscribe here and rate us if you like (or don't like) what you hear!   - Alabama is boring and Clemson is really good. In fact, the...
Braden Gall
2 days ago
Well, that was fun.   We're down to four teams to decide which one will be the champion of the wacky 2016 college football season. It's pretty cut and dry, right?   Wrong.   As always in college football, controversy...
J.P. Scott
2 days ago
Derrius Guice
The 2016 season was supposed to be one to remember for the LSU Tigers with 18 starters returning after finishing 9-3 a season ago. LSU was not only a preseason national title contender but thought of as perhaps the only team that could take down...
Ryan Wright
2 days ago
The Dr. Pepper Tuition Giveaway — in which students compete against each other by throwing footballs through giant, inflatable Dr. Pepper cans — has provided some of the greatest moments of championship weekend over the years, such as...
Jim Weber
2 days ago
Contrary to all the tweets, all the talking heads on television and all of the columns written, there was no drama in this year’s College Football Playoff selection process. There were zero surprises either.   The New Year’s...
Bryan Fischer
2 days ago
Deshaun Watson
College football’s regular season is over and the matchups for the 2016-17 bowl season are set. The bowl slate features 40 matchups and the national championship game to be played on Jan. 9 in Tampa, Fla. The postseason action starts on...
Steven Lassan
2 days ago
Chris Petersen
A commanding, 41-10 rout over Colorado in the Pac-12 Championship Game concluded a 12-1 run and league title for the Washington Huskies. The Dawgs now will play for their first national championship in 25 years.   Qualities of this year'...
Kyle Kensing
3 days ago
Urban Meyer
Despite not winning the Big Ten East Division, Ohio State was able to ride a five-game winning streak into the 2016 College Football Playoff. Ohio State last lost at Penn State, 24-21, on Oct. 22 in a raucous night game on a blocked field goal at...
Chip Minnich
3 days ago
Deshaun Watson
It wasn’t the smooth ride that many Clemson fans had hoped for in 2016. There was an unexpected stumble against Pittsburgh and a few other close calls, including one last night in the ACC Championship Game against Virginia Tech.   But...
Jon Kinne
3 days ago
Alabama Crimson Tide
Alabama heads into the 2016 College Football Playoff as the favorite to win it all once again. The Crimson Tide are looking to go back-to-back as national champs, matching their 2011-12 teams under coach Nick Saban. Alabama has been a model of...
Steven Lassan
3 days ago
Nick Saban
The teams and matchups for college football’s 2016-17 playoff are set. With no upsets or surprises on Championship Saturday, the top four teams were easy picks for the College Football Playoff selection committee. Alabama claimed the No. 1...
Steven Lassan
3 days 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 final weekend of the 2016 regular season produced a couple of interesting conference championship...
Steven Lassan
3 days ago
Reuben Foster
Week 14 of the 2016 college football season produced several big performances and memorable moments. The final regular season weekend produced some entertaining conference championship games, as Penn State rallied from a 28-7 deficit to...
Steven Lassan
3 days ago
Saquon Barkley
The Big Ten title is on the line in Indianapolis and once again the Wisconsin Badgers will be there to play for it. Wisconsin is playing in its fourth Big Ten Championship Game and is hoping this year fares much better than their most recent trip...
Kevin McGuire
5 days ago
Deshaun Watson
Clemson is just 60 minutes away from a berth in the College Football Playoff, but the Tigers still have a tough matchup ahead on Saturday against Virginia Tech in Orlando for the 2016 ACC Championship. With a win over the Hokies, Clemson will earn...
Steven Lassan
5 days ago

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