College Football Articles

Gary Patterson
The first major dilemmas for the College Football Playoff selection committee may be on the way. Baylor’s trouncing of Oklahoma in Norman vaulted the Bears into the top 10 of the weekly rankings, but it wasn't enough to push Baylor...
David Fox
1 year ago
For the first time this season, the SEC West did not hold the majority in the Legends Poll Top 8. The top four remained largely unchanged, with No. 4 Oregon replacing Auburn. And the biggest surprise might have been Florida State receiving...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Art Briles
College football’s 2014 season has reached its final stretch run, and the bowl and national title picture is starting to clear. The playoff committee will release its third set of rankings on Tuesday this week, which should give fans, coaches...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Urban Meyer
College football’s playoff committee has released two sets of rankings, and the debate about the top four teams will continue every week until the final matchups are released. While the top 25 rankings are expected to change each week and...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Arizona State Sun Devils
Athlon Sports brings the most intriguing, important, historic and bizarre stats from around the weekend of Pac-12 football action: Nov. 30, 1985: Last time Notre Dame allowed 55 pointsArizona State blitzed and rattled Everett Golson en route...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
Marcus Mariota
The field of candidates for one of college football’s most prestigious awards has been narrowed down to five with the announcement of this season’s finalists for The Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award. UCLA’s Brett Hundley, USC’...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Dak Prescott
Change in college football is all around us, especially in this first season leading to the playoff. One truism remains the case in the changing landscape, though: It’s darn tough to win a conference road game. The top two teams in...
David Fox
1 year ago
 Hosts Braden Gall and David Fox breakdown how Week 11 impacted the playoff picture. TCU vs. Baylor? Can Florida State survive with one loss? Does a two-loss SEC champ get the nod over a one-loss champ? How good is Ohio State? We...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
Clemson is having an uncharacteristic season on offense. The Tigers average just 5.4 yards per play (ninth in the ACC) and rank sixth in the conference by averaging 32.4 points per game. The slow start hasn’t drastically affected Clemson...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Florida has found its quarterback of the future. One week after “managing” his team to an improbable win over Georgia when he only attempted six passes, Treon Harris showed his playmaking ability in the Gators’ 34–10...
Mitch Light
1 year ago
Todd Graham
For the first time since Jake Plummer was leading Arizona State to the Rose Bowl, it seems Arizona State is going to be a viable contender in the chase for national supremacy. And it’s not a fluke either. There may not be many teams that...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Urban Meyer
Ohio State’s stay in second place in the Big Ten pecking order did not last very long. After being dethroned as the class of the Big Ten in last season’s conference championship game by Michigan State, the Buckeyes had to wait until Nov...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Bo Pelini
This was a great weekend to have off if you are Nebraska. With Ohio State and Michigan State doing battle in the big Ten East, Minnesota and Iowa colliding in the west and Wisconsin on the road, this was a good weekend to sit back, relax and check...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Bryce Petty
For stretches of this season, Baylor didn’t look much like Baylor teams of recent vintage, and Bryce Petty didn’t resemble Bryce Petty. This version of Art Briles’ squad was 7-1 but easy to dismiss in the College Football...
David Fox
1 year ago
Jerry Kill
It goes without saying that Minnesota’s offense starts with running the football. David Cobb has already rushed for 1,200 yards this season and leads the team with eight rushing touchdowns. The Minnesota rushing attack has carried the Gophers...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
It’s always dangerous to throw out the word “luck” in sports. Are teams lucky, or do good teams make their own luck? Are teams unlucky, or do bad teams simply not make enough big plays at the right time? Whatever your...
Mitch Light
1 year ago
Oregon Ducks
Oregon crossed another hurdle in its quest to reach college football’s four-team playoff with a 51-27 victory over Utah on Saturday night. The win over the Utes clinched a spot in the Pac-12 Championship for coach Mark Helfrich’s...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
J.T. Barrett
Ohio State quarterback J.T. Barrett was simply flawless in Saturday’s win over Michigan State. The redshirt freshman finished with 300 passing yards and three scores and rushed for 86 yards and two touchdowns in a matchup against one of the...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Arizona State bolstered its playoff hopes with a huge 55-31 win over Notre Dame on Saturday.The Sun Devils had plenty of help from their defense, but receiver Jaelen Strong made one of the best plays of the day with a touchdown grab in the first...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Minnesota tight end Maxx Williams had a huge performance in the Golden Gophers’ game against Iowa.With Minnesota leading 14-7 midway through the second quarter, Williams made one of the catches of the year in the Big Ten. The tight end kept...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Oklahoma quarterback Trevor Knight went airborne to gain critical yardage in the first half of Saturday’s game against Baylor.Knight had the first down without the hurdle, but the jump over cornerback Terrell Burt gave the offense a few more...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Death Valley will be rocking when the No. 16 LSU Tigers take on the No. 5 Alabama Crimson Tide in prime time on CBS (8 p.m. ET) Saturday night. National title-winning coaches Les Miles and Nick Saban go toe-to-toe with five-star-stuffed, NFL-talent...
Nathan Rush
1 year ago
Everett Golson
The first year of college football’s playoff committee rankings has added new intrigue to the season, and one look at the latest top 25 release shows just how important Saturday’s game is between Arizona State and Notre Dame. The Sun...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Trevone Boykin
At the beginning of the season, not many circled Kansas State-TCU as the biggest game of the year in the Big 12. But Saturday’s matchup between the Horned Frogs and Wildcats could be the biggest game of the year in the conference, as TCU and...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Connor Cook
The Big Ten has spent most of 2014 out of the national spotlight, but the Michigan State-Ohio State showdown on Saturday night carries significant playoff implications. This matchup is easily the biggest game of the year in the conference and is a...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago

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