College Football Articles

As expected, Butch Jones’ first season at Tennessee has been a challenge.The Volunteers opened the year with back-to-back wins against Austin Peay and Western Kentucky but lost by a combined score of 90-31 to Oregon and Florida.Last week,...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
The Week 6 slate is highlighted by Ohio State’s trip to Northwestern and Washington’s visit to Palo Alto to play Stanford. Elsewhere, Ole Miss tries to get back on track against improved Auburn; Georgia hopes to avoid a letdown at...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Like it or not, Las Vegas rarely gets it wrong, so tracking betting lines should always be a big part of each football weekend — even if there are no bets on the line. Whether you condone gambling or not, think of it as becoming a more...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
Each week, Athlon Sports will highlight some of the best one-on-one matchups to watch in college football. Here are the most important games within the game to watch this weekend:Anthony Barr, LB vs. Travis Wilson, QB (UCLA at Utah)Stopping a 6-...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
With the arrival of October, most of the weekly action in college football is in conference play.That’s the case in Week 6, as the biggest games are conference affairs.Ohio State-Northwestern is the top game in the Big Ten this Saturday,...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
After a 1-4 start, new Purdue coach Darrell Hazell is making a few changes to his lineup.Quarterback Rob Henry has been benched in favor of true freshman Danny Etling, and the Boilermakers will have two weeks to prepare their new starter with a bye...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Alabama safety Ha Ha Clinton-Dix has been suspended indefinitely and won’t play in Saturday’s game against Georgia State.Clinton-Dix is suspended due to a violation of team rules.The junior ranks second on the team with 24 tackles and...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Week 6 is here already and now it is time to make a push for the fantasy playoffs.  If your team is in the middle of the pack, every roster move you make from this point on can propel you up in the standings or bring your team closer to...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Ole Miss, humbled last week in its 25-0 loss at Alabama, hits the road again, travelling to Jordan-Hare Stadium to face an improved Auburn team that is coming off a bye. In Nashville, Missouri will finally play its first conference game, against a...
Mitch Light
1 year ago
Last weekend was an eventful one out West. Stanford made another big statement in the Pac-12 North, Sean Mannion has the Beavers turned around, Washington got a big home win and, oh by the way, USC fired Lane Kiffin.The stories emanating from...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
Week 6 in the ACC is headlined by a huge matchup in both divisions.In the Atlantic, Maryland travels to Florida State. The Terrapins have already matched their win total from last season, and their offense has improved with a healthy C.J. Brown...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
For the first time all season, every Big 12 team will be in action as the league begins conference play in earnest.In some ways, the league has more questions than it was three weeks ago. A TCU-Oklahoma game is now a chance for the Horned Frogs to...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Big Ten conference play really opens up across the league this Saturday after a teaser last weekend. Ohio State is in commanding early position in the Leaders Division but has another huge test on Saturday — this time on the road. All eyes...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
With the government shutdown threatening the cancellation of the annual Air Force-Navy game, United Airlines is prepared to step in. There is a question of whether the funds used for sporting activities are congressionally appropriated. While Navy...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
David Ash will miss his second game in the Longhorns' last three after sustaining another head injury in the first half of the Longhorns win over Kansas State two weeks ago. Ash originally suffered a head injury in the Week 2 loss to BYU and...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
The 2013 college football season is only five weeks old, but there is plenty to learn from the first month of action.Quarterback play is always under the microscope in any season. But performance under center is at an all-time high, especially as...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Texas and USC are two of college football’s premier jobs, and by December, both programs are expected to be looking for a head coach. USC already fired coach Lane Kiffin, and Mack Brown’s future at Texas is iffy, which means there will...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
The beauty of sports, in particular college football, lies in their complete unpredictability and reality TV-like drama. Week 5 was a huge weekend of action across the nation. Lessons were learned in Athens, Tuscaloosa, Tempe, Columbus and South...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
The shortest season in major sports moves into its second month, and there’s still a ton to learn.The ACC has two frontrunners in Florida State and Clemson, but neither have been able to get out of their own way in the past. The best of the...
David Fox
1 year ago
The midpoint of the 2013 season is getting closer...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, October 1stSouth Carolina quarterback...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Before sitting out last Saturday's game against South Dakota State, Taylor Martinez made 32 consecutive starts. The streak, dating back to his freshman season, was ended due to a nagging turf toe injury. Martinez was replaced by the combination...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Oregon will be without its biggest offensive threat on Saturday as they travel to Boulder to take on Pac-12 foe Colorado. The Ducks will be very careful with Thomas and see no need to rush him back against a Colorado team that got blown out 44-17...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
In the Week 6 episode of the Athlon Sports Cover 2 podcast, co-hosts Braden Gall and David Fox give a few quick reactions on what happened in an eventful Week 5 and then take a look at this week’s action.In this week’s podcast:•...
David Fox
1 year ago
College football’s coaching carousel is already spinning at warp speed, as USC fired Lane Kiffin on Sunday after losing to Arizona State, and UConn canned Paul Pasqualoni on Monday.Needless to say, the dominoes in what could be a very busy...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Arizona State takes on Notre Dame in a huge non-conference showdown this Saturday, and the Sun Devils unveiled a new helmet for their Week 6 contest.Whether you love or hate this look, you have to say this is one of the more interesting designs...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago

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