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 Hosts Braden Gall and Steven Lassan preview another historic week of Thanksgiving football. The Big Ten West, SEC West and East and Pac-12 South division championships hang in the balance. We also offer up some locks of the week...
Braden Gall
14 hours ago
Marcus Mariota
College football’s playoff committee has released four sets of rankings, and the debate about the top four teams will continue every week until the final matchups are released. While the top 25 rankings are expected to change each week and...
Steven Lassan
22 hours ago
Marquise Williams
College football’s 2014 season has reached its final stretch run, and the bowl and national title picture is starting to clear. The playoff committee will release its fifth set of rankings on Tuesday this week, which should give fans, coaches...
Steven Lassan
22 hours ago
Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets
The original reality TV show is sports. No contrived setting where seven strangers living in a house or one bachelor searching for love can match the excitement the Iron Bowl delivered last fall. The beauty of college football lies in its...
Braden Gall
22 hours ago
Ohio State Buckeyes
Athlon Sports has formed a Heisman Trophy committee. Each week, we will ask 13 members of the national college football media to rank their top candidates for the Heisman Trophy. Each voter will rank their top five candidates, with each first-...
Braden Gall
23 hours ago
Change is a constant in college football, particularly in the coaching profession.In decades past, a coach could ascend to the top jobs — and some of the mid-level posts — in the sport and stay year after year. Think of Bear Bryant,...
David Fox
1 day ago
Dak Prescott
Thanksgiving is a great time to get gorged on turkey, pie and college football rivalry games.The traditional fare of the Iron Bowl, Florida-Florida State and Ohio State-Michigan is worth watching, but this week is also time for some surprising...
David Fox
1 day ago
College Football
 Hosts Braden Gall and David Fox breakdowns all of the action from Week 13. The Big Ten West is down to two teams, the ACC title game is set, UCLA takes the lead in the Pac-12 South, more Jameis Winston discussion and Samaje Perine's...
Braden Gall
1 day ago
Brett Hundley
Going into the start of the 2014 college football season, it seemed UCLA was the trendy pick to make a run to the first College Football Playoff and maybe even win the whole thing. Back-to-back losses in the middle of the season against Utah and...
Athlon Sports
1 day ago
Gary Andersen
The Big Ten is full of great rivalry games and trophies. One of them is Paul Bunyan’s Axe, which goes to the winner of the Wisconsin-Minnesota game each season. This year, the iconic axe will take a back seat to the ultimate prize to the...
Athlon Sports
1 day ago
Frank Beamer
Virginia and Virginia Tech entered 2014 with different expectations. Thanks to a favorable schedule and a talented defense, the Hokies were pegged by some as the frontrunner in an unpredictable Coastal Division. The Cavaliers had low expectations...
Steven Lassan
1 day ago
Army Navy
When tasked with deciding the best rivalries in college football there will be no avoiding offending someone. So in an effort to avoid any hurt feelings, I need to say something to everyone out there who believes that their beloved rivalry is...
Braden Gall
2 days ago
The Big Ten is setting up for a wild finish in the Big Ten West with Wisconsin and Minnesota doing battle for the division championship. The winning school will lay claim to Paul Bunyan’s Axe and represent the division in the Big Ten...
Athlon Sports
2 days ago
Times have been rough for Oklahoma State’s offense over the course of the last month. After scoring no more than 14 points in each of the last four games, the Cowboys were in some serious trouble heading to Waco to take on Baylor. The debut...
Athlon Sports
2 days ago
The selection committee made clear at least one point Tuesday: Winning a game isn’t always enough.  How a team wins or — in the words committee chair Jeff Long — how a team controls the game is just as important. ...
David Fox
2 days ago
It is difficult to comprehend just how impressive Arkansas has been over the past two weeks. We knew this team was getting better. We knew their 17-game SEC losing streak would end at some point in the very near future. But no one — not...
Mitch Light
2 days ago
A year ago, Missouri shocked the college football world by winning the SEC East title — and doing so in dominant fashion. The Tigers won their seven league games by an average of 21.0 points, with only one game decided by less than 10 points...
Mitch Light
2 days ago
Melvin Gordon’s single-game FBS rushing record lasted only a week. After the Wisconsin running back gashed Nebraska for 408 yards to pass former TCU running back LaDainian Tomlinson’s record (406) set in 1999, Oklahoma’s Samaje...
Steven Lassan
2 days ago
Virginia receiver Canaan Severin may have grabbed the catch of the year in the ACC during Saturday’s game against Miami. Severin made a one-handed catch for a score in the second quarter, which gave the Cavaliers a 10-7 lead.Check out...
Steven Lassan
3 days ago
Oregon cruised to an easy win over Colorado in what could be the final home game for quarterback Marcus Mariota.The Ducks didn’t need much help to beat the overmatched Buffaloes, but receiver Darren Carrington made one of the catches of the...
Steven Lassan
3 days ago
A play in Saturday’s Michigan State-Rutgers game was truly a dream for an offensive lineman. Connor Kruse is a former walk-on and a senior contributor for the Spartans. And in Saturday’s easy win over the Scarlet Knights, Kruse had...
Steven Lassan
3 days ago
Cody Kessler
The annual battle for bragging rights in Los Angeles resumes on Saturday night when USC visits the Rose Bowl to take on UCLA. In addition to the intra-city rivalry, positioning within the Pac-12 South is up for grabs. Both teams still have South...
Steven Lassan
4 days ago
Maty Mauk
The SEC is light on must-see games for Week 13, but the Missouri-Tennessee matchup in Knoxville has plenty of intrigue and importance in the overall league picture. The Tigers need two victories to claim the East Division once again, while the...
Steven Lassan
4 days ago
Everett Golson
Louisville and Notre Dame both enter Week 13 at 7-3, and each program still has plenty left at stake despite sporting a three-loss resume. The Orange Bowl is a possibility for both programs, with the Cardinals having a better shot at a trip to...
Steven Lassan
4 days ago
Alex Collins
Arkansas and Ole Miss each have two regular season games remaining, and there’s plenty at stake for both programs. The Rebels still have faint SEC West title hopes if they win their last two games and Auburn defeats Alabama in the Iron Bowl....
Steven Lassan
4 days ago

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