College Football Articles

Scooby Wright
Before a team hoists a national championship trophy, before one outstanding player hoists the Heisman Trophy, a handful of other hardware will be awarded over the coming days. Part of college football’s rich tradition is the dozens of...
David Fox
1 week ago
James Conner
Florida State didn’t dominate its conference opponents in the fashion it did last season, but the Seminoles were still the best team in the league and feature nine first-team selections on Athlon’s All-ACC team for 2014.  ...
Steven Lassan
1 week ago
The SEC’s trophy case is already full of championships during the BCS era, but the conference is set to once again welcome a handful of national award winners to its collection of previous talent. Alabama receiver Amari Cooper was one of the...
Steven Lassan
1 week ago
By a handful of measures, the Big Ten had a successful season. The league produced a College Football Playoff team, a Heisman finalist, one of the top defensive players in the country and one of the nation’s biggest surprise teams.The...
David Fox
1 week ago
TCU Horned Frogs
Certainly, Big 12 fans feel jilted by the inaugural College Football Playoff Committee. Both TCU and Baylor were worthy candidates for the national championship tournament. But being left out of the bracket and the subsequent finger pointing...
Braden Gall
1 week ago
Arizona Wildcats
The Pac-12 entered the season with eyes on knocking off the SEC as the best league in college football. While that may not happen until Oregon knocks off both Florida State and Alabama in the College Football Playoff, the Pac-12 has clearly...
Braden Gall
1 week ago
Oregon Ducks
Athlon Sports formed a Heisman Trophy committee that voted every week. Now that the season is over, who are they predicting wins the Heisman Trophy? Each voter ranks their top five candidates, with each first-place vote getting five...
Braden Gall
1 week ago
Ohio State slammed the door shut on the Wisconsin Badgers 59-0 to take the title in this year’s Big Ten Conference Championship. The Buckeyes were led by sophomore quarterback Cardale Jones filling in for injured starter J.T. Barrett. ...
Athlon Sports
1 week ago
TCU and Baylor were deserving and they got left out of the College Football Playoff. That doesn’t mean the system is broken. The season hadn’t even ended on Saturday evening before the ethos started clamoring for an eight-team...
Braden Gall
1 week ago
The annual matchup between Navy and Army is one of college football’s top – if not No. 1 – rivalry game.On Monday, the Midshipmen unveiled an alternate uniform for Saturday’s game against the Black Knights. These...
Steven Lassan
1 week ago
For a playoff system that produced a mere three games and four teams in championship contention, the first College Football Playoff left us plenty to dissect. In the name of transparency (and publicity and TV ratings), the selection committee...
David Fox
1 week ago
to the nation’s top quarterback who best exemplifies character, scholastic and athletic achievement.
Marcus Mariota, quarterback for the University of Oregon, has won the Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award, presented annually to the nation’s top quarterback who best exemplifies character, scholastic and athletic achievement. After 14...
Athlon Sports
1 week ago
College Football Playoff
 Hosts Braden Gall, David Fox and Mitch Light debate the merits of the Selection Committee. Did they get the right four teams? What hurt the Big 12 the most? Who will be crowned the national champion when the dust settles? The guys break it...
Braden Gall
1 week ago
Art Briles is one of the nation’s brightest football coaches. He’s done more with less at Baylor because of smarts and hard work.He’s changed Baylor from a Big 12 afterthought into a two-time league champ because of astute...
David Fox
1 week ago
College football’s regular season is over and the postseason and playoff matchups are set. The bowl season kicks off in New Orleans on Dec. 20 and concludes with the national championship in Arlington, Texas. 39 bowl games are slated for...
Steven Lassan
1 week ago
Florida State Seminoles
Baylor is upset that it beat TCU head-to-head and won the Big 12 championship by any logical or rational definition and is sitting at home. TCU is upset because the Horned Frogs won a game 55-3 and dropped from third to sixth and finds itself out...
Braden Gall
1 week ago
Nick Saban
College football’s new four-team playoff format starts on Jan. 1 with Oregon and Florida State meeting in the Rose Bowl, while Alabama takes on Ohio State in the Sugar Bowl to close out the first round. The Crimson Tide ranked as the No. 1...
Steven Lassan
2 weeks ago
 The NFL and Major League Baseball playoffs have their wild cards. The College Football Playoff does, too. If not in name, Ohio State is the wild card in practice. The Buckeyes were the last team in the four-team field, and the most...
David Fox
2 weeks ago
Gary Patterson
When the guy who correctly predicts presidential races down to the electoral vote is thrown off the scent, maybe it’s time to acknowledge that following the weekly College Football Playoff horse race is not the best use of time.As the season...
David Fox
2 weeks ago
Blake Sims
Alabama enters the college football playoff as the No. 1 overall seed and the odds-on favorite to win the 2014-15 national championship. The Crimson Tide has won two out of the last three titles and enters the playoff with an eight-game winning...
Steven Lassan
2 weeks ago
Florida State enters the college football playoff with a 29-game winning streak and a tough first-round matchup against Oregon in the Rose Bowl. The Seminoles aren’t the same team that claimed the BCS Championship last season, but coach Jimbo...
Steven Lassan
2 weeks ago
Oregon Ducks
Oregon is in. And it's going to be a tough out. Mark Helfrich has led his program to the Pac-12 Championship, the inaugural College Football Playoff and likely the school's first Heisman Trophy. But his team has much left to accomplish...
Braden Gall
2 weeks ago
The saying goes that the backup quarterback is the most popular person in football.At Ohio State, that may be no exaggeration.Quarterback injuries have been the norm for Urban Meyer in Columbus, but lucky for the Buckeyes, the next man up has been...
David Fox
2 weeks ago
Gary Patterson
With a 55-3 win over Iowa State, TCU didn’t give the College Football Playoff selection committee any reason to drop the Horned Frogs out of the top four.Now, the Horned Frogs will wait to find out of that’s enough.TCU entered the week...
David Fox
2 weeks ago
Jim McElwain
Florida athletic director Jeremy Foley moved quickly in replacing the fired Will Muschamp, as the Gators announced Jim McElwain as the team’s new coach on Thursday. The Florida’s coaching search was an interesting exploration into...
Steven Lassan
2 weeks ago

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