College Football Articles

Northwestern and Indiana have interesting tests this weekend. Illinois is facing an uphill battle against Cincinnati. But, for the most part, the Big Ten should be business as usual in Week 2.That is, of course, except in Ann Arbor. Notre Dame and...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
Lane Kiffin
USC opened the season with a 30-13 victory over Hawaii, but the Trojans struggled to get anything going through the air. And it appears the quarterback battle will continue into Week 2. All reports out of Los Angeles this week seem to signal Cody...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
After a tough loss to Fresno State in Week 1, Rutgers returns home to play Norfolk State. The Scarlet Knights are a heavy favorite and should have no trouble erasing the bad memories from last week’s loss.Rutgers will also break out a new...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Mark Stoops
One day closer to games. Contact us on twitter with a link or a tip we should include each day. (@AthlonSteven)College Football's Must-Read Stories Around the Web for Wednesday, September 4thHere's a weird story: NCAA players are not...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Tajh Boyd
Each week of the college football season, Athlon Sports will poll some of the nation's best college football people from every region of the country. Each voter offers up a top five and each first-place vote is worth five points. A second-place...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
Week 1 of the 2013 college football season is in the books, and a few coaches are feeling the pressure after their opening week performance.Connecticut’s Paul Pasqualoni takes the top spot in Athlon’s hot seat rankings after Week 1. The...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Clemson fans may still be partying in the streets, and Georgia fans may still be sulking even into the middle of the week after a wild season opener. But there’s still a long way to go before the rare top-10 Week 1 matchup is put into its...
David Fox
1 year ago
In episode 2 of the Athlon Sports Cover 2 Podcast, Braden Gall and David Fox talk about the ups and downs from the first week of games, plus a quick lookahead for Week 2.Our topics in this episode:• What was impressive about Clemson’s 38...
David Fox
1 year ago
test testBowlDateTie-InProjectionNew MexicoDec. 21Pac-12 vs. MWC Washington vs. Air ForceFamous Idaho PotatoDec. 21MAC vs. MWCNevada vs. Bowling GreenLas VegasDec. 21Pac-12 vs. MWCOregon State vs. Fresno StateNew Orleans BowlDec....
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Plenty of news from the first weekend of the season.Contact us on twitter with a link or a tip we should include each day. (@AthlonSteven)College Football's Must-Read Stories Around the Web for Tuesday, September 3rdMississippi State...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Casey Pachall
Senior Casey Pachall will start against Southeastern Louisiana on Saturday at Amon G. Carter Stadium, Horned Frogs coach Gary Patterson reiterated Sunday.This comes after Pachall was pulled for sophomore Trevone Boykin early in the second half...
Stephen Schindler
1 year ago
LA Midnight
UCLA fans were not pleased with the Bruins LA Nights alternate last season, but they should have no problem with the sleek all-black look the Bruins are going with on November 15 against Washington. UCLA's new adidas TECHFIT "LA Midnight...
Stephen Schindler
1 year ago
After one game, Oklahoma State coach Mike Gundy is making a change at quarterback. Clint Chelf has been benched in favor of J.W. Walsh.In Saturday’s win over Mississippi State, Walsh was the better quarterback, throwing for 135 yards and...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Dave Doeren’s debut at NC State was impressive, as the Wolfpack steamrolled Louisiana Tech 40-14.NC State is back at home this Saturday, hosting FCS opponent Richmond.The Wolfpack will have a new helmet for this weekend’s game,...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Maybe this season will be different. That’s the talking point coming out of Clemson after the Tigers defeated Georgia 38-35 on Saturday.And with Tajh Boyd running the show as a senior, fans at the Esso Club have someone they may be able to...
David Fox
1 year ago
Jameis Winston
Monday night provided the football world its first look at Florida State's highly touted redshirt freshman quarterback Jameis Winston. To say that Winston - known in Tallahassee as Famous Jameis - was impressive in his debut is an...
Stephen Schindler
1 year ago
Tajh Boyd
Considering the bad losses suffered by some of the other BCS leagues, Week 1 was a solid debut for the ACC in 2013.Clemson scored a huge victory against Georgia, which should propel the Tigers into a top-five spot in most weekly polls. Clemson...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Keith Price
There was plenty of good news for the Pac-12 in Week 1. But there was one bad loss that won’t be easy to forget for some time – at least in Corvallis, Ore.Oregon easily handled Nicholls State in the debut of coach Mark Helfrich, while...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Nebraska Cornhuskers
It began with blowouts in Minneapolis and Bloomington on Thursday night. Saturday got started with more one-sided affairs in Madison, Columbus and Ann Arbor. It all ended with an thoroughly entertaining Week 1 finale in Berkeley. And in between,...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
Two Big 12 teams lost to FCS programs, and a third had a scare. TCU lost its marquee game to open the season.Yet the Big 12 is more or less where though it would be.The teams at the top are flawed, and there remains little obvious separation....
David Fox
1 year ago
Alabama RB T.J. Yeldon
It’s only Week 1, but if the early indications are true, the SEC is deeper and better than 2012. LSU showcased the next wave of talent in a win over TCU, Ole Miss picked up a good road win over Vanderbilt, Arkansas handled Sun Belt favorite...
Mitch Light
1 year ago
Tajh Boyd, Clemson
The Golden Arm award is presented to the top senior quarterback by the Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Foundation. The award is based on performance on the field, character, citizenship and integrity. This year’s watch list includes more than two...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Numbers and statistics are unquestionably a huge part of the game. Any game, for that matter.Some fall on the sabermetric side of things, while others like to keep it simple and use the ol' eyeball test. In the football world, that means...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
Not only did Georgia lose Saturday’s game to Clemson, it was costly in the health department.Running back Todd Gurley suffered a thigh injury against the Tigers, and receiver Malcolm Mitchell is lost for the year due to a torn ACL. In bizarre...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Villanova emptied the playbook on Saturday, as it attempted to pull off an FCS over FBCS upset. The Wildcats were unsuccessful, but they gave Boston College a good fight.But the best part of Saturday’s game was Villanova’s fake punt...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago

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