College Football Articles

Aaliyah sang, "Age Ain't Nothing But A Number." The title track off the late R&B singer's debut album may have been released in 1994, well before any of the Pac-12's freshman class were born, but it's a sentiment the...
Kyle Kensing
1 year ago
Devontae Booker
Building a winning program in the Pac-12 South is not an easy task. Utah finally figured out the formula for doing it a year ago. The Utes built an identity rooted in aggressive, swarming defense, a bruising running game and spectacular special...
John Coon
1 year ago
Every season of college football starts out the same way. We have all of these things that we think are knowns — lead-pipe locks as one popular radio host calls them. Then, by midseason, we're all wrong, sitting around wondering what...
J.P. Scott
1 year ago
I spend a lot of time perusing college football message boards and fan groups, usually trying to get a read on how each fan base views its team's chances in the upcoming season. Additionally, I notice plenty of trash talk going on between...
J.P. Scott
1 year ago
Samaje Perine
While every college football team would prefer to have an established, superstar No. 1 running back, using a committee of options is the preferred approach to save wear and tear on the starter. Some teams prefer to split the carry workload close to...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
The balance of power in the Big 12 firmly shifted to Baylor and TCU in 2014, and they return as the favorites to take home the conference title this time around. Waiting in the wings are the two Oklahoma squads, who could throw a wrench or two...
Allen Kenney
1 year ago
Preston Williams
Tennessee Volunteer true freshman wide receiver Preston Williams has been cleared by the NCAA to rejoin the football team after a lengthy absence from the team. Tennessee head coach Butch Jones took to Twitter on Thursday to make the good news...
Rob McVey
1 year ago
Mike Riley was named the new head coach of Nebraska football last December amidst anger by some Cornhusker fans and confusion by the college football world, both fans and analysts. Only a few days out from the start of the 2015 season, ESPN showed...
Brandon Cavanaugh
1 year ago
We’ve had all offseason to think about this, but the time has final come: Time to make our official conference and playoff picks. Though Athlon Sports magazines have been on shelves since the summer, the debate over teams and...
David Fox
1 year ago
Last year at this time, there was a lot of uncertainty around the Boise State program. People around the country were wondering if Boise’s best days were behind them with Chris Petersen bolting for Washington and the Broncos coming off an 8-5...
Mitch Harper
1 year ago
Urban Meyer
The start of college football’s 2015 season is less than 10 days away. The 2015 season officially begins on Thursday, Sept. 3 and ends on Jan. 11 with the national championship in Glendale, Ariz. The first season of the College Football...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Louisville recently unveiled an alternate uniform for its opener against Auburn, and the Cardinals now have an all-black design for the Sept. 17 showdown against Clemson. The all-black design is a sharp look for Louisville, featuring the...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Welcome to the Wild West. Two straight seasons in which half of the Pac-12 Conference’s members finished ranked in the final Associated Press Top 25 commanded national attention and respect. This year, the Pac-12 opens with six of its 12...
Kyle Kensing
1 year ago
Jamal Adams
Finding and evaluating cornerbacks and safeties is one of the most difficult jobs for any college football coaching staff. Competition level and a variety of offenses in high school create a several obstacles in player evaluation. But for some...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
This season, the ACC is a tale of two divisions. The Atlantic has Florida State and Clemson, two teams with their eyes on the ultimate prize at the end of the year. On the other side, the majority of the Coastal members believe that they have what...
Jon Kinne
1 year ago
Every season of college football starts out the same way. We have all of these things that we think are knowns — lead-pipe locks as one popular radio host calls them. Then, by midseason, we're all wrong, sitting around wondering what...
J.P. Scott
1 year ago
Corey Coleman
While offensive and defensive lines are arguably more important to the success of any college football team, it’s the skill talent – running backs or receivers – and quarterbacks that generate most of the preseason attention. And...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Just about every sports fan is tied to their team’s logo, which makes ranking logos complicated. To get an educated opinion on what is a good logo and what isn't, Athlon Sports turned to one of the people most responsible for helping...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Jordan Canzeri
Kirk Ferentz has been the man in Iowa City for nearly two decades, but as of recently it seems Iowa Hawkeye fans have begun to grow a little restless with their team’s average performances year in and year out. However, in this article...
Rob Donaldson
1 year ago
Forget those boring sororities, you should pledge to the Ducks. Oregon's mascot recreated the Alabama sorority video that's been making the rounds recently, except this one is better. Here's the original version, and the girls...
Jasmine Watkins
1 year ago
The game "King of the Mountain" is one of those childhood memories I sometimes look back upon fondly, sometimes wistfully. Those times when I was able to knock some neighborhood friend from the lofty perch of King of the Mountain,...
Chip Minnich
1 year ago
Marquise Williams
North Carolina plays seven games at Kenan Memorial Stadium and one game in Charlotte. Only four times does UNC play on someone else’s campus. On top of that, North Carolina did not draw Florida State, Clemson or Louisville in crossover games...
Jon Kinne
1 year ago
There are many methods coaches use to keep their players engaged and energized before the season starts. The coaches of Holy Cross football went above and beyond with a WWE-style wrestling match. To say the plaeyers were into it would be an...
Jasmine Watkins
1 year ago
Myles Garrett
On Tuesday the SEC coaches gave a vote of confidence to the Athlon Sports preseason-ranked No. 20 team in the nation, placing six Texas A&M Aggies at seven different positions on their preseason All-SEC teams. The top vote getters from...
Ryan Wright
1 year ago
Nick Chubb
The annual Preseason Coaches All-SEC Football Teams have been announced and nine Georgia Bulldogs found themselves on each of the three teams, as voted on by the coaches themselves. OL John Theus and RB Nick Chubb were named to the first-team...
Justin Nails
1 year ago

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