College Football Articles

Jeremy Johnson
The emergence and development of young talent can play a critical role in any team’s position in the race to win a college football national championship or conference title. And unpredictability of finding the next star or breakout player is...
Steven Lassan
4 months ago
Kirk Ferentz
College football’s 2014 season is officially in the books. The new four-team playoff was a success, and the new postseason format resulted in Ohio State claiming a 42-20 win over Oregon in the national championship. While the title...
Steven Lassan
4 months ago
Bobby Petrino
College football’s 2014 season is over, and it’s time to take a look back and review the teams, players and coaches before predicting what’s to come in 2015. The coaching carousel is always one of the hot topics every offseason....
Steven Lassan
4 months ago
Jeff Lockie
Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota is leaving Eugene for the NFL after three seasons as the Ducks’ starting signal-caller. The Heisman Trophy winner declared for the NFL Draft on Wednesday and finished his career at Oregon as arguably the top...
Steven Lassan
4 months ago
TCU Horned Frogs
The ink is barely dry on the 2014 season and Athlon Sports is continuing its too early look at what is assured to be another stellar season of upsets, broken records and historic storylines. Considering Marcus Mariota became the first...
Braden Gall
4 months ago
Kyle Allen
College football’s 2014 season is officially in the books. The new four-team playoff was a success, and the new postseason format resulted in Ohio State claiming a 42-20 win over Oregon in the national championship. The Buckeyes are the...
Steven Lassan
4 months ago
Generally, any championship in any sport is a long, arduous tale of adversity and perseverance filled with unpredictable success and joy. Ohio State's journey to the first college football national championship via a playoff is improbable...
Braden Gall
4 months ago
Alabama Crimson Tide
Less than 48 hours after the crowning of the 2014 national champion — congrats to the Ohio State Buckeyes by the way — we are already looking ahead to 2015. Why not? After one of the most entertaining football seasons in...
Braden Gall
4 months ago
For better or worse, Oklahoma will not be a victim of what we’re going to call the Oklahoma Effect. This is the trend in which a lopsided bowl win leads to a team facing unattainable expectations the following year. Why the Oklahoma...
David Fox
4 months ago
The 2014 college football season just ended, but the upcoming 2015 campaign isn’t that far off. Bovada is getting a start on 2015 by releasing early championship odds for next season. Ohio State is a favorite to repeat, with TCU and...
Steven Lassan
4 months ago
Mark Helfrich
Oregon fell short of claiming its first national championship with a 42-20 loss to Ohio State on Monday night. The Ducks have played in college football’s title game in two out of the last five years but lost both matchups. The lack of a...
Steven Lassan
4 months ago
Ohio State Buckeyes
Ohio State is back on top of the college football world after a 42-20 win over Oregon in the national championship on Monday night. The run to the title was a surprising one for coach Urban Meyer’s team, as the Buckeyes were down to their...
Steven Lassan
4 months ago
Trevone Boykin
The 2014-15 college football season concluded with Ohio State’s 42-20 win over Oregon on Monday night in Arlington, Texas. Although the on-field game action is over until next August, spring practice and offseason workouts will start for some...
Steven Lassan
4 months ago
 Ohio State has won the first College Football Playoff national championship, and Athlon Sports college football writers Braden Gall and David Fox are here to break down how it happened and what it all means. On the championship edition...
David Fox
4 months ago
Ohio State Buckeyes
Many consider the modern era of college football to be 1998-present — when the Bowl Championship Series went into effect. Every team that wins the season’s final game is historically great in its own unique way, but trying to...
Braden Gall
4 months ago
Just like that, the 2014 college football season is over. Weekends are about to feel pretty empty as the national champion has been crowned in Arlington to cap the first College Football Playoff. Thirty-nine bowl games in 23 days has...
David Fox
4 months ago
Ohio State used a heavy dose of running back Ezekiel Elliott and timely stops on defense to claim its first national championship since the 2002 season with a 42-20 victory over Oregon. The Buckeyes entered the college football playoff with long...
Steven Lassan
4 months ago
Perhaps no team needed a coach or quarterback who can roll with the punches quite like Oregon. While Ohio State has coped with injuries at the most visible position, Oregon has spent all season dealing with absences chipping away at its roster...
David Fox
4 months ago
Ezekiel Elliott
College football’s four-team playoff concludes on Jan. 12 in Arlington, Texas when Ohio State and Oregon meet to decide the national championship. The Ducks are looking for their first title, while the Buckeyes are after their first national...
Steven Lassan
4 months ago
Ohio State Buckeyes
Gambling is sports. It makes meaningless games infinitely more important to fans. However, Monday night's national championship game doesn’t need any added juice to lure in viewers from other fan bases. All of college football will...
Braden Gall
4 months ago
Urban Meyer
From three yards and a cloud of dust, as Woody Hayes might say, to three plays per minute. Maybe that’s a bit of a stretch, but when Ohio State is in the conversation to be one of the fastest national champions in college football...
David Fox
4 months ago
When it comes to Ohio State football, few names are more important than Archie Griffin, a two-time Heisman Trophy winner. Here's our quick Q&A with the Buckeyes great as his team prepares for the national championship. 1. If you could...
Athlon Sports
4 months ago
Marcus Mariota
Oregon and Ohio State close out college football’s first four-team FBS playoff on Monday, Jan. 12 in Arlington, Texas. Monday night’s matchup is uncharted waters for college football in the new postseason format, as the Ducks and...
Steven Lassan
4 months ago
Sean Maguire
Florida State is starting over at quarterback next season after 2013 Heisman winner Jameis Winston declared for the NFL Draft on Wednesday. Replacing Winston’s on-field production will be one of college football’s top offseason...
Steven Lassan
4 months ago
On Monday night in Arlington, one team’s national championship window might be opening while the other one might be closing. First, don’t overreact. Both Oregon and Ohio State have proven their staying power on the big stage. The...
David Fox
4 months ago

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