College Football Articles

LSU freshman running back Leonard Fournette was one of the nation’s top recruits and there was considerable hype surrounding his debut this year. Fournette was quiet in the opener against Wisconsin and rushed for only 18 yards on eight...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Everett Golson
After Saturday night, Notre Dame and Michigan both should have good reason to want to continue a rivalry that ended with a 31-0 Irish win.Notre Dame certainly would want to continue to embarrass Michigan in perpetuity. Michigan would likely want to...
David Fox
1 year ago
Ifo Ekpre-Olomu
Oregon has done many things since it became the leading program in the country for the hurry-up spread offense.Saturday, though, may be one of its finest moments.The Ducks scored 46 points against a Michigan State/Pat Narduzzi defense. Consider...
David Fox
1 year ago
Cody Kessler
USC’s upset of Stanford may have not been convincing enough to reset all of our expectations of the Pac-12, but it was a statement.USC proved a week ago it can win with a dominating performance. Saturday proved the Trojans can win ugly....
David Fox
1 year ago
A school or an athletic director communicating on behalf of a coach with league officials regarding a dispute isn’t uncommon — days after the fact.USC athletic director Pat Haden apparently couldn’t wait. At one point in the...
David Fox
1 year ago
A week after an upset win over Northwestern, California kept the momentum going with a blowout victory over Sacramento State.Receiver Kenny Lawler added the Golden Bears’ good vibes with one of the weekend’s best catches. Lawler made a...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Ameer Abdullah saved Nebraska from embarrassment with a wild 58-yard catch for the Cornhuskers’ game-winning score in a 31-24 over McNeese State of the FCS.Abdullah broke five tackles on a short pass from Tommy Armstrong with 1:03 to go...
David Fox
1 year ago
UTSA’s upset bid against Arizona came up short in Week 2. However, the Roadrunners certainly had a good showing against the Wildcats.One of the top highlights of Week 2 came when UTSA’s Josiah Monroe demolished an Arizona player in the...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
J.T. Barrett
Virginia Tech and Ohio State passed their opening week tests, but a tougher challenge is ahead on Saturday night in Columbus. The Hokies are one of the favorites in a wide-open Coastal Division and handled FCS opponent William & Mary 34-9 in...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Devin Gardner
The non-conference matchup between Michigan and Notre Dame features two of college football’s most-storied programs and has been played consecutively since 2002. But after Saturday’s game, this series is on hiatus, as the schools do not...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Marcus Mariota
All eyes in the college football world will be focused on Eugene, Ore. this Saturday, as Michigan State takes on Oregon in a clash of top 10 teams. The Spartans handled Jacksonville State 45-7 last Friday and dodged a bullet after a nasty hit to...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Oregon Ducks
Normally, Week 1 is a great place to make some cash. Not for me. I broke even at 3-3 last week and will attempt to rebuild my already mediocre reputation. The big thing to consider for Week 2 is line swings. Vanderbilt (+20) against Ole...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
College Football
Hosts Braden Gall and Steven Lassan previews all of the big action from Week 2 including Michigan State-Oregon, USC-Stanford, Michigan-Notre Dame, BYU-Texas and so much more. The guys also give their locks of the week against the spread as well....
Braden Gall
1 year ago
 Three Big Ten teams will be the center of the college football world in the second week of the season.The league will hope it’s not the last time that’s the case in 2014.This could be the week the Big Ten establishes its College...
David Fox
1 year ago
Texas Longhorns
Most of the Big 12 went about its business in Week 1. All of the title contenders, with the exception of Texas Tech, won easily and looked good doing it. Unfortunately for Texas, however, their victory was far more costly than the rest of the...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
Kendall Fuller
 It’s another light slate of games in the ACC in Week 2. Virginia Tech-Ohio State is the only game with national appeal, but there’s intrigue in the Friday night matchup between Pittsburgh and Boston College.Most of the ACC’s...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Oregon Ducks
All of college football should be watching the Pac-12 this weekend. The two biggest games of the Week 2 slate will be played out West and will feature four teams ranked in the top 15 of the AP Poll. One of which will feature two top-10 teams....
Braden Gall
1 year ago
There’s only one game involving a pair of SEC teams — Ole Miss makes the trip to downtown Nashville to play Vanderbilt at LP Field — but there are a few interesting non-conference games. South Carolina’s defense will be...
Mitch Light
1 year ago
Mark Dantonio
Mark Dantonio didn’t set out to be everyone’s favorite coach in the Big Ten.Seven seasons after he arrived to fix a broken Michigan State program, there’s a sense he still wants to be seen as a full-time taskmaster.The image,...
David Fox
1 year ago
Todd Gurley
Athlon Sports has formed a Heisman Trophy committee. Each week, we will ask 13 members of the national college football media to rank their top candidates for the Heisman Trophy. Each voter will rank their top five candidates, with each first-...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
College Football
 Week 1 is in the books and the entire world is overreacting. Hosts David Fox and Braden Gall recap the entire first weekend of action and tell you what they learned about each of the Big 5 conferences. Injuries, upsets, letdowns and analysis...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
Ohio State Buckeyes
Every Saturday night, Athlon Sports’ Braden Gall hosts The Scoreboard Show on SiriusXM College Sports Nation, Ch. 91. Every Tuesday, Athlon Sports will feature his take on the national conversation from fans to players to coaches. Follow the...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
The first week of the SEC season saw the emergence of a new star at Texas A&M, the domination of a returning star at Georgia and the continued excellence of an Auburn offense that featured new players in starring roles. The names change...
Mitch Light
1 year ago
James Conner
Week 1 of the 2014 college football season brought plenty of surprises and disappointments, and the ACC was a mixed bag of success. Florida State had to sweat more than expected against Oklahoma State but still managed to win 37-31. Despite the...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
It was a rather eventful first weekend of action for the Big 12.  Oklahoma, Baylor, Texas, Kansas State and TCU were picked to finish in the upper half of the league and each did nothing in Week 1 prove anything otherwise.  The...
Braden Gall
1 year ago

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