College Football Articles

More conference media days this week and plenty of news from around the college football world. Kickoff is just over a month away.  Contact us on twitter with a link or a tip we should include each day. (@AthlonSteven)College Football...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
Senior Day at Kansas must be pretty awkward.At 1-11 overall in 2012 and riding a 21-game Big 12 losing streak, Kansas isn’t fooling anyone with its place in the college football world.Coach Charlie Weis isn’t even trying to sugarcoat it...
David Fox
2 years ago
Ohio State’s national title hopes took a slight hit on Monday, as running back Carlos Hyde was indefinitely suspended. The Columbus Dispatch reported Hyde was dismissed on Monday morning, which came after reports the running back had been...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
Maybe it’s because Tennessee fans sing it so many times during the course of one game, but it’s easy to forget Rocky Top wasn’t first played at Neyland Stadium until 1972.Now, just imagine how many times the coach Gen. Robert...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
For the first time in a couple of years, Big 12 Media Days didn’t have to deal much with realignment questions. With the immediate future secure, the conference is working on its branding, which includes a new logo.This logo was released by...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
The Egg Bowl matchup between Ole Miss and Mississippi State should have plenty of added interest around the nation this year, as the heated rivalry has moved to Thanksgiving night.After winning three straight games in this series, Mississippi State...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
Florida linebacker Antonio Morrison has been in the news for all of the wrong reasons this offseason.First, there was an arrest on June 16 for punching a bouncer. Then on Sunday morning, Morrison was arrested for harassing a police animal. Yes, you...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
The Mark Stoops era at Kentucky is already off to a fast start, as the Wildcats have one of the nation’s top recruiting classes. And as Stoops looks to build an identity and breathe some life into the program, Kentucky could be looking at...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
Ole Miss coach Hugh Freeze created plenty of buzz on the recruiting trail with a top-10 recruiting class. But are the Rebels going to make some more noise in the helmet department?This photo showcases a chrome Ole Miss helmet (which is a pretty...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
Determining the worst coaching tenures for any period is no easy task. Each program has its own set of hurdles to overcome, and all coaches aren’t on equal footing when they take over a job.In forming Athlon’s list of the top 25 worst...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
Georgia has won the SEC East in back-to-back seasons but is searching for its first conference title since 2005.The Bulldogs return eight starters on offense, including one of the nation’s top quarterbacks in Aaron Murray, along with running...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
It all seems so obvious now, as if everyone could see the hand of destiny at work. But the truth is, when Christian Hackenberg showed up as a sophomore at Fork Union Military Academy, a private boarding school in Fork Union, Va., no one really knew...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
South Carolina is coming off back-to-back double-digit winning seasons for the first time in school history. And the Gamecocks have their sights set even higher in 2013, as coach Steve Spurrier’s team is a national title contender and boasts...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
Brand image is a massive part of modern 21st century business and college football is big business.Signature uniforms like Michigan’s winged helmet, picturesque monuments like The Horseshow in Columbus or historic personalities like...
Braden Gall
2 years ago
It's been a busy week in the college football world.In addition to the latest news, Friday's links will try to highlight some of the best posts of week - just in case you didn't catch our posts from earlier in the week.Contact us...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
Not only will Memphis play in a new conference this year, but the Tigers will be getting a uniform makeover.In its first season of play in the American Athletic Conference, Memphis will be sporting a shiny gray and blue helmet, along with an...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
With Bobby Petrino taking over at Western Kentucky, the Hilltoppers are guaranteed to be one of college football’s most interesting teams in 2013.In addition to the change in head coaches, Western Kentucky will also have a new appearance in...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
From the Fun ‘n’ Gun to the Beef ‘n Cheddar, it seems.Steve Spurrier and the South Carolina contingent stopped at a fast food restaurant on the way back from SEC Media Days in Hoover, Ala. Thanks to Jadeveon Clowney, we know it...
David Fox
2 years ago
The Big 12 is one of the toughest conferences to predict this preseason. No Big 12 team managed to crack Athlon's projected final top 15 for 2013, as Oklahoma State, Texas, TCU and Oklahoma all ranked between 16-20. It’s not the...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
The ACC has only two top-25 teams in Athlon’s projected final 125 rankings, but the conference should make a run at having 10 teams make a postseason appearance.It’s not the biggest indicator when predicting success, but returning...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
About the best and worst of Clemson fandom can be described just by recent events.First, the Tigers are in a good spot on the football field. Dabo Swinney led the Tigers to its first ACC title in 20 years in 2011, and 2012 wrapped up the program...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
For all the talk about Kliff Kingsbury’s youth, wardrobe and ability to relate to players, there is one other major factor that should contribute to his success: He’s home.Kingsbury’s birth certificate says he was born in San...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
The college football news cycle never stops. Even with SEC Media Days stealing the show in Alabama, there's plenty of other news happening from around the nation. Contact us on twitter with a link or a tip we should include each day. (@...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
Remember the chatter about spread offenses and injuries from the SEC coach meetings in May? Well, things got a little more interesting on Wednesday, as Auburn coach Gus Malzahn and Arkansas’ Bret Bielema traded barbs over spread offenses....
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
Nebraska has won at least nine games in each of Bo Pelini’s five seasons in Lincoln. But the Cornhuskers have yet to play in a BCS bowl and have lost three consecutive postseason appearances.Expectations are always high at Nebraska, so there...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago

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