College Football Articles

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
College Football
  Hosts Braden Gall and Steven Lassan preview the big games of Week 8. The Big 12 takes center stage with five ranked teams in action. Notre Dame visits Florida State in the ACC, Stanford and Oregon highlight key games out West and ...
Braden Gall
2 months ago
College Football
It’s not a nationally important weekend in the Pac-12 but there are four important and intriguing matchups for both the South and North Division races out West. The North could officially become a two-horse race if Washington cannot...
Braden Gall
2 months ago
Attention: Nebraska and Northwestern. We’re counting on you. The most exciting week in Big Ten history this is not. Teams like Michigan, Penn State and Wisconsin are off. And the league’s top teams this season, Michigan State and...
David Fox
2 months ago
Jameis Winston
Florida State and Notre Dame are two of college football’s marquee programs, and the Fighting Irish and Seminoles meet on Saturday night in one of the top games for Week 8. The matchup between Florida State and Notre Dame headlines the action...
Steven Lassan
2 months ago
After two monster weekends in the SEC, things calm down just a bit. There’s still plenty of intrigue, but the Week 8 slate lacks the Armageddon-esque matchups of recent weeks. It might be a stretch to call Texas A&M and Alabama rivals,...
Mitch Light
2 months ago
Oklahoma Sooners
Few weekends in the Big 12 will be as important and as critical as Week 8. The top ranked team and lone unbeaten in on the road at one of the most difficult places to win in the league. Two of the greatest coaches in Big 12 history will battle...
Braden Gall
2 months ago
Illinois has a new uniform design for 2014, but the Fighting Illini have unveiled a special look for the Oct. 25 game against Minnesota.The “gray ghost” uniforms are a tribute to Red Grange and the 1924 game against Michigan.Check out...
Steven Lassan
2 months ago
Jameis Winston
The first half of the 2014 college football season is in the books, and it’s time to revisit the preseason predictions and make a few changes for the next eight weeks.No conference, team or player performs exactly how most expect from the...
Steven Lassan
2 months ago
Wisconsin Badgers
Athlon Sports has formed a Heisman Trophy committee. Each week, we will ask 13 members of the national college football media to rank their top candidates for the Heisman Trophy. Each voter will rank their top five candidates, with each first-...
Braden Gall
2 months ago
Lane Kiffin
The original reality TV show is sports. No contrived setting where seven strangers living in a house or one bachelor searching for love can match the excitement the Iron Bowl delivered last fall. The beauty of college football lies in its...
Braden Gall
2 months ago
The two most impossible jobs in college football this week will belong to two anonymous players in Eugene and Seattle. One of their tasks this week will be to imitate a linebacker who can play running back and has more touchdowns than one...
David Fox
2 months ago

Pages