College Football Articles

Lloyd Carr
Only in college football does an NFL general manager, a Heisman winner, a handful of retired sportswriters, disgraced athletic directors and United States Olympic Committee and PGA staffers have a voice in the postseason pairings.With all the...
David Fox
1 year ago
Bryce Petty
Baylor and Oregon have been putting on quite a show this season.The Bears and Ducks own the top two spots in terms of total offense rankings after seven weeks, and the numbers are quite mind-boggling.Baylor is averaging 9.4 yards per play, while...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Stanford Cardinal
The beauty of sports, in particular college football, lies in their complete unpredictability and reality TV-like drama. And Week 7 was the first upset-filled Saturday of action as Stanford, Oklahoma and Michigan fell from the ranks of unbeatens...
Braden Gall
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
It's Midseason Madness on this week's podcast. Our hosts tackle big second-half questions for the SEC, Pac-12, Big Ten, Big 12 and ACC before offering up picks for the midseason coach of the year. Here are the key storylines Braden Gall and...
David Fox
1 year ago
Butch Jones
The wheels are already in motion following the recent announcement that Tennessee and Virginia Tech will play a football game at Bristol Motor Speedway on September 10, 2016. The game is expected to set single-game football attendance record as the...
Stephen Schindler
1 year ago
Spencer Long
Nebraska guard Spencer Long is expected to miss the remainder of the season due to a knee injury suffered in Saturday’s win over Purdue.Long was one of the best linemen in the Big Ten and was a preseason All-American selection by Athlon...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Nebraska team
Oregon and Nebraska haven't met since 1986. That will soon change. Oregon will travel to Lincoln for a game on Sept. 16, 2016, with Nebraska visiting Eugene for the first time on Sept. 9, 2017.Huskers to visit Ducks in 2016 and host them in...
Stephen Schindler
1 year ago
Todd Gurley
On Sunday, Georgia coach Mark Richt said Sunday halfback Todd Gurley is "real close" to returning from a sprained left ankle.Richt: Todd Gurley 'real close' to returning http://t.co/DmCnQhtLrb— CollegeFootballTalk (@CFTalk)...
Stephen Schindler
1 year ago
Matt Jones
Injuries are taking a toll on the contenders in the SEC East, and Florida suffered another setback this week, as running back Matt Jones was ruled out for the remainder of the season with a knee injury.Jones missed time in the preseason due to an...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Tajh Boyd
The ACC has been a little off the national radar for most of this season, but at least for one weekend (Oct. 19), the spotlight will be on this conference. Clemson-Florida State is a huge top-five showdown and should be one of the best games of the...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Dana Holgorsen
College football’s coach carousel didn’t spin into motion as some may have expected in Week 7.Texas was a heavy underdog to Oklahoma in the annual Red River Rivalry, but the Longhorns stunned the Sooners. Coach Mack Brown is still on...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Marcus Mariota
At the midpoint of the Pac-12 season, it has been Oregon and whichever team wants to try and lineup for second place. No team has scored more, allowed less and is better in turnover margin. That said, Oregon State’s Sean Mannion is the nation...
Corby Yarbrough
1 year ago
T.J. Yeldon
Outside of Missouri and Auburn already having surpassed their win totals from a year ago and starting 6-0 and 5-1 — we all expected that, right? — the SEC has played out as expected through the midway point. Johnny Manziel has been...
Corby Yarbrough
1 year ago
Braxton Miller
The talk all summer long about the Big Ten was Ohio State, Ohio State, Ohio State. At the midway point, it’s already obvious that the Buckeyes are the best team in the league and are the only true national contender in the Big Ten. And...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
Andre Williams
With seven weeks in the books, college football’s bowl picture is starting to clear. Stanford’s loss to Utah was a huge setback to the Cardinal’s national title hopes, while Oregon took a step forward with its win against...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Art Briles
The Big 12 entered the midpoint for 2013 the same way it ended 2012 — without a top 10 team. The last time a Big 12 team was in the top 10 was Dec. 2 when Kansas State was seventh in the Big 12 poll.Oklahoma had its chance to move into...
David Fox
1 year ago
Whether we admit it or not, most of us have little superstitions, whether it be knocking on wood or saying, "God bless" when someone sneezes. But some athletes have taken it just a little farther than that. We thought that it was...
Rob Doster
1 year ago
Urban Meyer is one of the best recruiters in the business. Why? Because he gets them young. We've heard of middle schoolers getting scholarships, but the second-year coach is taking things to another level as Meyer is already working on the...
Stephen Schindler
1 year ago
Penn State Nittany Lions
Wisconsin was easily the most impressive team of the Week 7 Big Ten slate. The Badgers completely and thoroughly dominated Northwestern and may be the second-best team in the league. Contenders Michigan State and Nebraska both made quality...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
Johnny Manziel
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
Nelson Agholor
The national title picture was altered by Utah’s 27-21 win over Stanford on Saturday. The Cardinal’s first loss of the season is early enough to rebound back into the BCS title contention, but Stanford still has to play Oregon and UCLA....
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Logan Thomas
Week 7 was a table-setter for the rest of the ACC season.Clemson avoided an upset bid by Boston College, which sets up a huge showdown against Florida State next week. The Tigers and Seminoles are both national title contenders, and the matchup in...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Bryce Petty
The seventh week of the season shook up the Big 12 race, making Baylor’s offense and Oklahoma’s defense look vulnerable for the first time all season.Texas’ dominant win over Oklahoma shows the Longhorns can be a realistic...
David Fox
1 year ago
Georgia dropped five spots in the power rankings after losing at home to Missouri. The Bulldogs have some quality wins, but this is not the same team — due largely to injuries — that beat South Carolina and LSU earlier in the...
Mitch Light
1 year ago

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