College Football Articles

Baker Mayfield
Oklahoma’s Baker Mayfield and Texas Tech’s Patrick Mahomes headline a solid group of quarterbacks returning in the Big 12 for 2016. Mayfield is one of the leading Heisman contenders and should pick up where he left off in 2015 after a...
Steven Lassan
1 month ago
Brian Kelly
It's not easy getting college football coaches to honestly comment on another coach, player or team. Most coaches don't want to give opposing teams billboard material, which is why there is a lot of coach speak or overused cliches...
Athlon Sports
1 month ago
Clemson Tigers
It's not easy getting college football coaches to honestly comment on another coach, player or team. Most coaches don't want to give opposing teams billboard material, which is why there is a lot of coach speak or overused cliches...
Athlon Sports
1 month ago
Stats and eyeballs frequently agree. According to last year’s Massey Composite Ratings — a cumulative set of almost every college football computer ranking known to man — Alabama finished first, Clemson second and Ohio State third...
Athlon Sports
1 month ago
We called in some reinforcements to break down our picks to make the College Football Playoff in 2016: Alabama, Florida State, Ohio State and Clemson.   Alabama play-by-play great and author Eli Gold joins the Cover 2 to analyze the Alabama...
Braden Gall
1 month ago
The annual race for the Heisman Trophy rarely goes how the experts think it will. We almost always see a candidate or two come out of nowhere to become a serious contender or even win the award outright.   The 2016 college football season is...
J.P. Scott
2 months ago
Deshaun Watson
While the days of daily college fantasy football appear to be over (sadly), the season-long game remains alive and well as we head into the 2016 season.   In the final ranking of the series, Athlon Sports has comprised the top 100 players...
Mike Bainbridge
2 months ago
Patrick Mahomes
The last Heisman Trophy recipient from the Big 12 came in 2011. Robert Griffin III burst onto the scene to quarterback Baylor’s once-putrid program to a level of respectability. A couple more Bears will look to fill RG3’s socks this...
Allen Kenney
2 months ago
Deshaun Watson
Going into the fall, two of the nation’s top Heisman Trophy contenders are ACC rivals. Clemson’s Deshaun Watson was a finalist for the award last year and although Dalvin Cook did not earn a trip to New York, the Florida State running...
Jon Kinne
2 months ago
Greg Ward Jr.
Winning the Heisman Trophy isn't easy. So many things need to go right and fall into place. Preseason hype, team record, national exposure, highlights and actual on-field production all come into play.   There’s also another factor...
J.P. Scott
2 months ago
Jalen Hurd
The Tennessee Volunteers have been trending in a positive direction each and every year under head coach Butch Jones. Jones and his Vols will need to continue that trend in 2016 if they are to have any chance of making it into the College Football...
Rob McVey
2 months ago
Nick Chubb
Having two running backs is almost essential for every college football team. While some teams have workhorse options that can handle 275 or 300 carries, most programs want to have at least two (and sometimes three) running backs to split up the...
Steven Lassan
2 months ago
When the College Football Playoff was first announced, many believed that the use of a committee would help foster a host of high profile non-conference matchups in the sport. If you buy into that line of thinking, consider the 2016 college...
Bryan Fischer
2 months ago
Deshaun Watson
The quarterback is easily the most important on-field position for any college football team. Signal-callers can truly make their teammates better and enhance their play on the field. While quarterback - especially proven ones - are valuable,...
Lance Dozier
2 months ago
A chance meeting with Alabama offensive coordinator Lane Kiffin in Atlanta in 2014 presented Keary Colbert with a tough decision.   Colbert, a standout receiver at USC from 2000-03 and an NFL wideout from 2004-11, was then the wide receivers...
David Fox
2 months ago
Rio Summer Olympics
It’s no secret that the Olympic Games cost a lot of money to produce. After all, it’s the largest international sports competition and it’s an event that attracts the attention of the world.   With the grand stage also...
Brandon Wen
2 months ago
Many of the toughest schedules in the 2016 college football season reside out West. A nine-game conference schedule certainly contributes to the degree of difficulty many Pac-12 teams face in the upcoming campaign, but plenty arranged challenging...
Kyle Kensing
2 months ago
Alabama Crimson Tide
Alabama has claimed three out of the last five national championships, and Nick Saban has the Crimson Tide poised to challenge for another one in 2016. Alabama has set the bar high for the rest of the nation in recent years and has not lost more...
Steven Lassan
2 months ago
Just when you thought it was all over, the Big 12 has reversed course and pulled schools across the country back into the murky waters of college realignment. After going back and forth for months on the subject, commissioner Bob Bowlsby...
Bryan Fischer
2 months ago
J.T. Barrett
The Big Ten has not had a Heisman Trophy winner since Ohio State quarterback Troy Smith posed with the stiff-armed trophy in 2006. It is the longest Heisman drought for the Big Ten since Archie Griffin’s second Heisman Trophy in 1975 and...
Kevin McGuire
2 months ago
Cooper Bateman
Projecting the outcome of a college football season, playoff teams and national champion is no easy task. Several factors go into predictions, including the schedule, coaching changes, returning starters, in-depth statistics, results...
Steven Lassan
2 months ago
Tom Herman
Just when you thought it was all over, the Big 12 has reversed course and pulled schools across the country back into the murky waters of college realignment. After going back and forth for months on the subject, commissioner Bob Bowlsby...
Bryan Fischer
2 months ago
Mike Williams
After the Mike Williams injury on the opening drive of the season, everything came together very nicely for Clemson in 2015. The line gelled and the holes that were open on defense were filled.   Orchestrating a repeat of last year's ACC...
Jon Kinne
2 months ago
Louisville Cardinals
Braden Gall, David Fox and Mitch Light officially preview the ACC in 2016.   - The State of the ACC Union is much stronger after last week's big announcements. The ACC Network is coming, the Grant of Rights has been extended and...
Braden Gall
2 months ago
Kyle Whittingham
The Pac-12 doesn’t have a clear frontrunner to win the conference title in 2016, but there’s no shortage of intrigue surrounding the league. Washington, Stanford, Oregon, UCLA and USC are the early favorites to win the conference and...
Steven Lassan
2 months ago

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