College Football Articles

Oregon Ducks
Athlon Sports brings the most intriguing, important, historic and bizarre stats from around the weekend of Pac-12 football action: 187.7: Devontae Booker yards per game in the last three gamesAfter three weeks of the season, the junior college...
Braden Gall
2 months ago
College Football
 Hosts Braden Gall and David Fox recap all of Week 8's action in college football. This week's edition features Florida State's win over Notre Dame, the entertaining Big 12, a Will Muschamp debate, Oregon's return and much...
Braden Gall
2 months ago
David Shaw
Stanford has established a tradition of playing tough defense, the best in the Pac-12, but at some point even the best defensive teams need to find a way to score some points. The days of Andrew Luck and Toby Gerhart now seem like distant memories...
Athlon Sports
2 months ago
Kyle Whittingham
Two weeks ago, Utah scored a victory over a top 10 UCLA program that let the rest of the Pac-12 know the Utes had finally arrived to compete in the conference. After a bye week, the Utes showed true resiliency by edging Oregon State in double...
Athlon Sports
2 months ago
Numbers and statistics are a huge part of college football. Every Sunday, reading updated box scores and stats is like Christmas for fans and media members. Some stats like total offense and total defense are overrated but each help paint a picture...
Corby Yarbrough
2 months ago
J.T. Barrett
A healthy Braxton Miller on the field was supposed to make the 2014 season one that was all about making the first College Football Playoff for the Ohio State Buckeyes. Those hopes are effectively toned down before the season ever got started with...
Athlon Sports
2 months ago
David Cutcliffe
Another year, another bowl trip for the Duke Blue Devils. This has become the norm in college football, and who knows when it will end. With a 20-13 victory over Virginia this past weekend, Duke improved its season record to 6-1 to become eligible...
Athlon Sports
2 months ago
Texas A&M’s 59-0 loss to Alabama on Saturday was easily the worst of Kevin Sumlin’s three seasons in College Station. The Aggies had little margin for error coming into Tuscaloosa and were simply dominated in every facet of the...
Steven Lassan
2 months ago
Art Briles
Art Briles has brought Baylor to new territory for most of his tenure. On Saturday, he’ll be in another place he’s rarely been. He’ll field questions asking what’s wrong with the Baylor offense. The Bears’...
David Fox
2 months ago
Bill Snyder
On its face, perhaps Kansas State’s 31-30 win at Oklahoma doesn’t put the Wildcats in anyone’s playoff picks next week. The Wildcats remain a one-loss squad, and its win over the Sooners included a certain amount of good...
David Fox
2 months ago
Bobby Petrino
Despite the return of coach Bobby Petrino, Louisville’s offense wasn’t incredibly prolific in the first half of the season. While the Cardinals weren’t meeting lofty preseason expectations for the offense, it’s easy to...
Steven Lassan
2 months ago
Dana Holgorsen
West Virginia is a Big 12 title contender. That seems strange to say after the Mountaineers finished 4-8 with losses to Iowa State and Kansas last year, but Saturday’s win over Baylor showed coach Dana Holgorsen’s team will be a factor...
Steven Lassan
2 months ago
Saturday night in Gainesville, we witnessed a statistical anomaly when Missouri somehow scored 42 points despite gaining only 119 yards of offense in a 29-point win at The Swamp. Earlier that day in Tuscaloosa, Alabama also won in convincing...
Mitch Light
2 months ago
Excuse the double negative, but it’s not easy not to be good at Florida. Somehow that is what has happened in three of Will Muschamp’s four seasons as the head coach of the Gators. Florida did not have a losing record in the SEC...
Mitch Light
2 months ago
Behind a solid defense and a timely offense, Utah has emerged as a contender in the Pac-12 South. The Utes took a step forward in the division race with an overtime victory over Oregon State on Thursday night, improving to 2-1 in conference play...
Steven Lassan
2 months ago
Week 8 of college football’s 2014 season is officially in the books. And as expected with every Saturday, there was plenty of excitement, big plays and last-minute wins among the FBS action. In case you missed any action, we tried to...
Steven Lassan
2 months ago
California has significantly improved in Sonny Dykes’ second year, and the offense behind quarterback Jared Goff is one of the best in the Pac-12.Goff and Chris Harper have developed a nice rapport over the last two years, and Harper kept...
Steven Lassan
2 months ago
West Virginia shook up the Big 12 standings by defeating Baylor 41-27 on Saturday. The Mountaineers knocked off the Bears thanks to the prolific combination of quarterback Clint Trickett and receiver Kevin White.Trickett threw for 322 yards, while...
Steven Lassan
2 months ago
Quarterback Nick Montana and the Tulane coaching staff had a massive fail in the first half of Saturday’s game against UCF.The Green Wave were attempting to get a field goal before the end of the quarter, and with time winding down, Montana...
Steven Lassan
2 months ago
Running back Mike Davis helped to lead an easy win for South Carolina against Furman on Saturday, and the junior topped 100 yards and reached the endzone twice in the first half.Davis also delivered a highlight-reel run in the first half, which...
Steven Lassan
2 months ago
4 Reasons Why Notre Dame Will Beat Florida State
When Florida State and Notre Dame played "The Game of the Century" on Nov. 13, 1993, Jameis Winston (b. Jan. 6, 1994) had not been born and Everett Golson (b. Jan. 2, 1993) was not yet one-year old. The '93 epic showdown ended with No...
Nathan Rush
2 months ago
Marcus Mariota
Washington and Oregon are technically rivals, as less than five hours and 300 miles separate the two Pacific Northwest campuses. But the recent history of this rivalry has been significantly in favor of the Ducks. Oregon has won 10 in a row over...
Steven Lassan
2 months ago
Jameis Winston
College football’s premier matchup for Week 8 takes place in Tallahassee, as Florida State hosts Notre Dame in a meeting of two teams with national title and playoff aspirations. Off-field issues have surrounded both teams since the opener,...
Steven Lassan
2 months ago
Kenny Hill
It’s another critical week of action on Saturday for the SEC West, as Alabama looks to get back on track against a Texas A&M team that comes to Tuscaloosa on a two-game losing streak. The Crimson Tide had an uninspired 14-13 win over...
Steven Lassan
2 months ago
Washington Huskies
Last week was awful. There is no other way around it. In one group (top picks) I was 1-5. In the “if you must” group, I was 2-2. And in the Top 25, I went a pathetic 3-11-1. My only comfort is that the rest of the Athlon Sports...
Braden Gall
2 months ago

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