College Football Articles

Kyle Whittingham
The Pac-12 doesn’t have a clear frontrunner to win the conference title in 2016, but there’s no shortage of intrigue surrounding the league. Washington, Stanford, Oregon, UCLA and USC are the early favorites to win the conference and...
Steven Lassan
51 min ago
Jonnu Smith
While the days of daily college fantasy football appear to be over (sadly), the season-long game remains alive and well as we head into the 2016 season.   To help those collage fantasy diehards, Athlon Sports has positional rankings to...
Mike Bainbridge
1 hour ago
Chad Kelly
During the first month of the 2015 season, Ole Miss was on top of the college football world. Back-to-back 70-plus point performances to open the year only set the stage for going into Tuscaloosa and pulling off a big upset of Alabama for the...
Bryan Fischer
1 hour ago
Just when you thought it was all over, the Big 12 has reversed course and pulled schools across the country back into the murky waters of college realignment. After going back and forth for months on the subject, commissioner Bob Bowlsby...
Bryan Fischer
2 hours ago
Leonard Fournette
Last season, the SEC got back to its Heisman-winning ways after Alabama’s Derrick Henry claimed college football’s top prize, piling up more than 2,200 rushing yards and 28 touchdowns.   Of course, to win the Heisman Trophy,...
Cody McClure
2 hours ago
Just when you thought it was all over, the Big 12 has reversed course and pulled schools across the country back into the murky waters of college realignment. After going back and forth for months on the subject, commissioner Bob Bowlsby...
Bryan Fischer
3 hours ago
Even if the Pitt Panthers had to line up against the Steelers on a September Saturday afternoon, Matt Canada would have a plan in place to attack the NFL foe. It sounds preposterous that any college team — even mighty Alabama — would...
Athlon Sports
3 hours ago
Just when you thought it was all over, the Big 12 has reversed course and pulled schools across the country back into the murky waters of college realignment. After going back and forth for months on the subject, commissioner Bob Bowlsby...
Bryan Fischer
1 day ago
Samaje Perine
Having two running backs is almost essential for every college football team. While some teams have workhorse options that can handle 275 or 300 carries, most programs want to have at least two (and sometimes three) running backs to split up the...
Steven Lassan
1 day ago
Pokemon Go is the newest craze, but for Faith Ekakitie it turned into an experience he will never forget.   The Iowa defensive lineman shared a post to Facebook about how playing the innocent game, ended in a situation causing him to...
Jasmine Watkins
1 day ago
Brandon Silvers
The quarterback is easily the most important on-field position for any college football team. Signal-callers can truly make their teammates better and enhance their play on the field. While quarterback - especially proven ones - are valuable,...
Lance Dozier
1 day ago
Dalvin Cook
For the ACC, 2015 was the year of being close. As most everyone knows by now, Clemson took Alabama to the very end in the College Football Playoff National Championship game before falling to the Tide.   When it came to the Heisman Trophy...
Jon Kinne
1 day ago
Baker Mayfield
Following up on last season’s surprising run to the College Football Playoff, Oklahoma has become a popular pick to earn a spot in the four-team tournament again in 2016. Even though the Sooners have enough star power to win over pundits, the...
Allen Kenney
1 day ago
Derek Mason
Derek Mason enters year three at Vanderbilt after improving 2014’s win total by one game last season. Mason’s Vanderbilt squad has been far more competitive since he began calling the shots on defense. Last year, the Commodores even...
Cody McClure
1 day ago
Pat Fitzgerald
“I think stats are for losers. The only stat that matters is wins at the end of the year.”   Northwestern’s Pat Fitzgerald gave that quote in the 2013 offseason after his Wildcats went 10–3 with what appeared to be...
Athlon Sports
1 day ago
Just when you thought it was all over, the Big 12 has reversed course and pulled schools across the country back into the murky waters of college realignment. After going back and forth for months on the subject, commissioner Bob Bowlsby...
Bryan Fischer
4 days ago
Michigan State enters the 2016 season in a place it hasn’t been very often in recent years – under the radar. The continuous mass exodus of talent in East Lansing – culminating in Connor Cook’s graduation – seems to...
J.P. Scott
4 days ago
Corey Davis
While the days of daily college fantasy football appear to be over (sadly), the season-long game remains alive and well as we head into the 2016 season.   To help those collage fantasy diehards, Athlon Sports has positional rankings to...
Mike Bainbridge
4 days ago
Baylor’s callow scheduling in 2014 undoubtedly played a part in the Big 12’s snub from the College Football Playoff. Unfortunately, we didn’t really get to find out if Oklahoma’s game at Tennessee a year later mattered much...
Allen Kenney
4 days ago
The SEC West will flex its muscles once again in the conference with a lot of talent coming back in this division. Alabama and LSU figure to lead the way while Ole Miss, Arkansas and even Texas A&M could make things interesting. For one thing,...
Matt Josephs
4 days ago
Ole Miss has lost a boatload of talent to the NFL but that won’t stop head coach Hugh Freeze and the Rebels from competing for the SEC West crown this fall. While Ole Miss will be relatively inexperienced on both sides of the ball, the...
Cody McClure
5 days ago
Jake Browning
The race should be close in the Pac-12 North once again in 2016 with Washington edging it's way into the pack. The Huskies went 7-6 last year, but have the team capable of taking a step forward this fall. What we do know is that it's going...
Matt Josephs
5 days ago
Freedom Akinmoladun
The balance of power in college football and the strength of divisions is always cyclical. The Big Ten West is on the wrong side of the cycle in 2016, as Nebraska, Wisconsin and Northwestern enter the year with key question marks and projected to...
Steven Lassan
5 days ago
Nick Saban
The SEC has done its part once again in scheduling marquee non-conference opponents.   In fact, thanks to the SEC, and the other Power Five conferences, 2016 may feature the greatest week one slate of games in the history of college football...
Cody McClure
5 days ago
Nick Saban
The SEC has done its part once again in scheduling marquee non-conference opponents.   In fact, thanks to the SEC, and the other Power Five conferences, 2016 may feature the greatest week one slate of games in the history of college football...
Cody McClure
5 days ago

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