College Football Articles

Saquon Barkley
Penn State continues to impress in the second half of the season, but the Nittany Lions face a decent challenge on the road on Saturday in Bloomington against the Indiana Hoosiers. With Saquon Barkley heating up and Trace McSorley gaining...
Kevin McGuire
2 months ago
Butch Jones
The Tennessee Volunteers (6-3, 2-3 SEC) will host the Kentucky Wildcats (5-4, 4-3) in Knoxville on Saturday with SEC East implications on the line. Butch Jones’ Volunteers appeared rejuvenated as they were able to get back into the win...
Rob McVey
2 months ago
Austin Appleby
The Florida Gators’ 91st-ranked offense finally caught up with them last week against the Arkansas Razorbacks. Florida (6-2, 4-2 SEC) was crushed by Arkansas 31-10 as the Gators were held to 229 total yards, including only 12 rushing...
Antwan Staley
2 months ago
Matt Dayes
A lot hangs in the balance as NC State visits Syracuse at the Carrier Dome.   Namely, bowl hopes, as a win this Saturday afternoon for either team would go a long way toward achieving postseason play.   However, both squads enter at 4...
Adam Kurkjian
2 months ago
Boston College will look to get back to .500 on Friday night, but to do so, the Eagles (4-5, 1-5 ACC) will need to pull off an upset on a short week while making a long trip. One week after picking up its first ACC win in more than a year, Boston...
Mike Ferguson
2 months ago
Nick Chubb
Auburn and Georgia enter the Deep South’s oldest rivalry with plenty at stake this Saturday. The Tigers ranked ninth in the second College Football Playoff selection committee top 25 and need a win to stay alive for a spot in the top four or...
Steven Lassan
2 months ago
Mitch Leidner
Nebraska and Minnesota are two programs trending in very different directions at the moment. After a dream 7-0 start to the seasonm, the Cornhuskers have dropped back-to-back games on the road to top-10 opponents, the latest in blowout fashion...
J.P. Scott
2 months ago
Everybody can see the finish line for the FCS regular season just ahead. It’s all right there, and for some, a conference title, playoff bid or both are within reach.   But does mid-November ever start to elevate the wackiness across...
Craig Haley
2 months ago
D'onta Foreman
The Week 11 edition of college football’s picks against the spread features predictions for some of Saturday’s biggest games, including Washington-USC, Arkansas-LSU, Texas-West Virginia and Auburn-Georgia. Additionally, conference...
Mitch Light
2 months ago
Athlon Sports' Braden Gall and Mitch Light break down the Playoff Committee Rankings and preview Week 11 in college football.   - Should the Committee bake in some controversy since the rankings don't matter? Should...
Braden Gall
2 months ago
Troy Williams
Utah and Arizona State are fighting to achieve dramatically different goals when they clash on Thursday night.   For the No. 15 Utes, a victory over the Sun Devils means another step forward to claiming the Pac-12 South title. Utah (7-2, 4-2...
John Coon
2 months ago
Matt Breida
Georgia Southern has an opportunity to get one step closer to bowl eligibility when the Eagles welcome UL Lafayette to the friendly confines of Allen E. Paulson Stadium for a Thursday Sun Belt tilt.   Georgia Southern (4-5, 3-2 Sun Belt)...
Elton Hayes
2 months ago
Elijah Hood
Now that was the North Carolina offense we were expecting to see all year. Okay, so the 438 yards per game that the Tar Heels had averaged before last Saturday was hardly awful. It’s just that with so many players returning from last...
Jon Kinne
2 months ago
Lamar Jackson
With the arrival of the College Football Playoff rankings, the focus of this weekly column shifts away from the coaches and media and their meaningless polls and moves to a room in Dallas full of some old guys and Condoleeza Rice.   The...
J.P. Scott
2 months ago
Josey Jewell
The fun has just begun.   Just when we think it's starting to appear that we can project the final four teams that will qualify for the College Football Playoff, the game happens. We — both fans and media — predict, project,...
J.P. Scott
2 months ago
Samaje Perine
We are onto Week 11 of the college fantasy football season and playoffs are either starting this week or are right around the corner for you so it is crucial that your lineup is set up properly heading into the weekend. Luckily, AthlonSports.com...
Mike Bainbridge
2 months ago
Jake Browning
College football’s Week 11 slate once again kicked off with midweek MACtion on Tuesday and Wednesday and continues into Thursday night with three games on the schedule, including North Carolina at Duke and Utah at Arizona State. Boston...
Steven Lassan
2 months ago
Kareem Hunt
Guaranteed Rate Field in Chicago is home to the White Sox, but on Wednesday night, the scene shifts to college football, as Northern Illinois hosts Toledo in an intriguing midweek MACtion showdown.   At 3-6, the Huskies are fighting just to...
Steven Lassan
2 months ago
Bowling Green will not play in its fourth consecutive Mid-American Conference Championship Game — that much is certain.   After dominating the MAC East under head coaches Dave Clawson and Dino Babers the last few years, the Falcons...
Kyle Kensing
2 months ago
Sam Darnold
LOS ANGELES — The last two Pac-12 programs to produce Heisman Trophy winners, Oregon and USC, may have the conference's contenders of the future in quarterbacks Justin Herbert and Sam Darnold.    Though the two first...
Kyle Kensing
2 months ago
Jim Harbaugh’s decision to go for a first down facing fourth-and-one with a 38-0 lead over Maryland this past Saturday was not all that surprising. The Michigan head coach has a history of going for two and faking punts after his opponents...
Aaron Tallent
2 months ago
Wilton Speight
The first weekend of November games for the 2016 college football season are in the books. Alabama dominated LSU in Baton Rouge to remain No. 1, while Clemson, Michigan and Washington scored victories in conference play to stay unbeaten....
Steven Lassan
2 months ago
Paul Chryst
After the first weekend of action in November, the Big Ten’s West Division features three teams – Wisconsin, Minnesota and Nebraska – tied at 4-2 in league play. And with three games remaining, the battle to win this division is...
Steven Lassan
2 months ago
This Election Day you have a big choice to make. Will you watch Eastern Michigan look to become bowl eligible for the first time since 2011 or stick to your preferred cable news outlet to watch the election results come in from around the country...
Kevin McGuire
2 months ago
Athlon Sports breaks down Week 10 in college football. Don't forget to subscribe here and rate us if you like (or don't like) what you hear!   - Alabama once again proved to be the best in college football? What else is there to say...
Braden Gall
2 months ago

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