College Football Articles

Welcome to the Wild West. Two straight seasons in which half of the Pac-12 Conference’s members finished ranked in the final Associated Press Top 25 commanded national attention and respect. This year, the Pac-12 opens with six of its 12...
Kyle Kensing
1 year ago
Jamal Adams
Finding and evaluating cornerbacks and safeties is one of the most difficult jobs for any college football coaching staff. Competition level and a variety of offenses in high school create a several obstacles in player evaluation. But for some...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
This season, the ACC is a tale of two divisions. The Atlantic has Florida State and Clemson, two teams with their eyes on the ultimate prize at the end of the year. On the other side, the majority of the Coastal members believe that they have what...
Jon Kinne
1 year ago
Every season of college football starts out the same way. We have all of these things that we think are knowns — lead-pipe locks as one popular radio host calls them. Then, by midseason, we're all wrong, sitting around wondering what...
J.P. Scott
1 year ago
Corey Coleman
While offensive and defensive lines are arguably more important to the success of any college football team, it’s the skill talent – running backs or receivers – and quarterbacks that generate most of the preseason attention. And...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Just about every sports fan is tied to their team’s logo, which makes ranking logos complicated. To get an educated opinion on what is a good logo and what isn't, Athlon Sports turned to one of the people most responsible for helping...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Jordan Canzeri
Kirk Ferentz has been the man in Iowa City for nearly two decades, but as of recently it seems Iowa Hawkeye fans have begun to grow a little restless with their team’s average performances year in and year out. However, in this article...
Rob Donaldson
1 year ago
Forget those boring sororities, you should pledge to the Ducks. Oregon's mascot recreated the Alabama sorority video that's been making the rounds recently, except this one is better. Here's the original version, and the girls...
Jasmine Watkins
1 year ago
The game "King of the Mountain" is one of those childhood memories I sometimes look back upon fondly, sometimes wistfully. Those times when I was able to knock some neighborhood friend from the lofty perch of King of the Mountain,...
Chip Minnich
1 year ago
Marquise Williams
North Carolina plays seven games at Kenan Memorial Stadium and one game in Charlotte. Only four times does UNC play on someone else’s campus. On top of that, North Carolina did not draw Florida State, Clemson or Louisville in crossover games...
Jon Kinne
1 year ago
There are many methods coaches use to keep their players engaged and energized before the season starts. The coaches of Holy Cross football went above and beyond with a WWE-style wrestling match. To say the plaeyers were into it would be an...
Jasmine Watkins
1 year ago
Myles Garrett
On Tuesday the SEC coaches gave a vote of confidence to the Athlon Sports preseason-ranked No. 20 team in the nation, placing six Texas A&M Aggies at seven different positions on their preseason All-SEC teams. The top vote getters from...
Ryan Wright
1 year ago
Nick Chubb
The annual Preseason Coaches All-SEC Football Teams have been announced and nine Georgia Bulldogs found themselves on each of the three teams, as voted on by the coaches themselves. OL John Theus and RB Nick Chubb were named to the first-team...
Justin Nails
1 year ago
Paul Perkins
UCLA football neared the apex of the Pac-12 each of head coach Jim Mora's first three seasons at the helm. However, the Bruins have fallen just short each time. The 2015 lineup may be Mora's best yet, however. UCLA returns the Pac-12...
Kyle Kensing
1 year ago
Alvin Kamara
As we turn our calendars over to August, the college fantasy football season is kicking into high gear. Are you prepared?   Athlon has teamed up with college fantasy veterans CollegeFootballGeek.com to help you dominate in 2015! Over the...
Mike Bainbridge
1 year ago
The first week of the 2015 college football season features a boatload of FBS vs. FCS matchups. Most people out there refuse to bet on those games, but sometimes they represent some of the best value out there. There are multiple FCS teams that are...
Matt Josephs
1 year ago
Tee Higgins
The Tennessee Volunteers were able to strike gold on the recruiting trail on back-to-back days, proving once again why head coach Butch Jones is an ace recruiter. On Monday, Tee Higgins, who ranks as the top high school prospect in the state of...
Rob McVey
1 year ago
Seth Russell
Every college football team has personnel issues or question marks entering the 2015 season. But some concerns are bigger than others for teams in the national title or playoff mix. Whether it’s a quarterback battle, an open spot at defensive...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Georgia Tech is coming off its first 11-win season in 24 years, when it won the national championship in 1990. The Yellow Jackets completed a great season by defeating in-state rival Georgia and then Mississippi State in the Orange Bowl to cap off...
Justin Nails
1 year ago
Jaylon Smith
Picking the top linebacker units in college football is no easy task. After all, schemes dictate how linebackers are used and the rise of spread offenses generally means more defensive backs on the field. Regardless of whether a scheme utilizes a 4...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Leonard Fournette
LSU enters the 2015 college football season ranked No. 15 in Athlon Sports' preseason Top 25 and the coaches throughout the SEC seem to back that position, if not believing the Tigers should be higher. On Tuesday the Preseason Coaches All-SEC...
Ryan Wright
1 year ago
Whenever you're set to have surgery, you always want to know the risks.  Ivan Applin, a 10-year-old boy from Ohio, will soon undergo surgery on his heart and wanted to make sure things weren't going to change in his life. He's...
Jasmine Watkins
1 year ago
Every season of college football starts out the same way. We have all of these things that we think are knowns — lead-pipe locks as one popular radio host calls them. Then, by midseason, we're all wrong, sitting around wondering what...
J.P. Scott
1 year ago
Having two national championship contenders in your conference is one way to make sure you stay in the spotlight all season. As good as Ohio State and Michigan State are and are projected to be in 2015, the Big Ten Conference has a slate of games...
J.P. Scott
1 year ago
Reggie Ragland
Seems like every Alabama national title run in recent years has had one —an Alpha dog linebacker. There was Rolando McClain in 2009, Dont'a Hightower in '11, and C.J. Mosley in '12. And it looks like Alabama's got another...
Erik Stinnett
1 year ago

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