College Football Articles

Alabama Crimson Tide
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
1 month ago
For the early part of the 2014 season, Nick Saban was looking for a quarterback to step up and lead his Alabama team. Blake Sims has done just that. Sims threw five touchdown passes against Florida on Saturday and amassed 445 yards through the...
Athlon Sports
1 month ago
Dabo Swinney
Following Saturday’s overtime loss to Florida State, Clemson coach Dabo Swinney announced true freshman Deshaun Watson supplanted Cole Stoudt as the team’s starting quarterback.While Stoudt could be a solid quarterback for the Tigers...
Steven Lassan
1 month ago
Washington Huskies
Athlon Sports brings the most intriguing, important, historic and bizarre stats from around the weekend of Pac-12 football action: 44: Yards allowed in the second half by WashingtonOne of the most shocking halftime scores of Week 4 was the...
Braden Gall
1 month ago
Brett Hundley
Most schedules are starting to move into conference play, but don’t tell the teams in some of the biggest games this week. Teams like South Carolina, UCLA, Arizona State, Stanford and Washington all could look like they use another...
David Fox
2 months ago
It was an eventful weekend in the SEC. Records were broken (Vanderbilt’s Darrius Sims). Major statements were made (Mississippi State). And offenses floundered (Florida). Here are some stats from the week that was in the SEC. 10 Amazing...
Mitch Light
2 months ago
Kansas State Wildcats
Athlon Sports brings the most intriguing, important, historic and bizarre stats from around the weekend of Big 12 football action: 359: Yards allowed by Kansas StateKansas State lost an ugly one to the Tigers on Thursday night but not for a...
Braden Gall
2 months ago
Conference bragging rights didn’t start with the College Football Playoff or even the BCS. That said, fighting for championship postseason games has only magnified the “my conference is better than your conference” debate....
David Fox
2 months ago
The Big Ten finally put together a solid weekend as a conference, which means sorting through the box scores for some notable stats was far less of a chore. The big theme of the week seemed to be success in the running game, with two of the top...
Athlon Sports
2 months ago
College Football
 The guys recap the big weekend of action in the SEC, including Florida-Bama, Mississippi State-LSU and Missouri's lose to Indiana. The Big Ten deserves credit with the exception of Michigan, so what does the lose to Utah mean for Brady...
Braden Gall
2 months ago
Louisville’s Thursday night showdown against Florida State on Oct. 30 is one of the top remaining games in the ACC this year.And the Cardinals will attempt to upset the Seminoles with an alternate uniform, which the school is calling “...
Steven Lassan
2 months ago
Numbers and statistics are a huge part of college football. Every Sunday, reading updated box scores and stats is likeChristmas for fans and media members. Some stats like total offense and total defense are overrated but each help paint a picture...
Corby Yarbrough
2 months ago
Dak Prescott
Numbers and statistics are a huge part of college football. Every Sunday, reading updated box scores and stats is like Christmas for fans and media members. Some stats like total offense and total defense are overrated but each help paint a picture...
Steven Lassan
2 months ago
Ameer Abdullah
If this season is going to be different for Nebraska, how the Cornhuskers defeated Miami will be a good example why. A Nebraska team the last few years that found it way to four losses or found itself combusting on the sideline on Saturday...
David Fox
2 months ago
Jimbo Fisher
Florida State’s 23-17 victory over Clemson without quarterback Jameis Winston wasn’t pretty. In fact, one could make a compelling argument that the Tigers outplayed the Seminoles on Saturday night.Florida State was outgained 407 to 318...
Steven Lassan
2 months ago
Brady Hoke
The sample size is limited, but home losses to Utah is not a good omen for Michigan coaches. The only other coach to lose to the Utes at the Big House was Rich Rodriguez in his debut. He was fired three years later. Brady Hoke added is...
David Fox
2 months ago
Three games into the 2014 season and it’s apparent North Carolina’s defense is still a major question mark. And in the Coastal Division where all seven teams exist with little separation, the Tar Heels’ struggles on this side of...
Steven Lassan
2 months ago
Kirk Ferentz
For a coach who got a sorely needed spark on offense, Iowa’s Kirk Ferentz doesn’t seem excited. After a 24-20 win over Pittsburgh, Ferentz will head back to Iowa where fans likely will expect him to make a permanent quarterback...
David Fox
2 months ago
Dan Mullen has done some great work in Starkville, but there was no denying his résumé was lacking a signature win. That, clearly, is no longer the case. Led by a Louisiana native who might be the best dual-threat quarterback east of Eugene, Ore.,...
Mitch Light
2 months ago
Even when it was winning national championships and doing so with elite offensive players, Alabama was not thought of as the type of team that won games by decisive margins. Programs like Oregon and Oklahoma ran teams off the field, winning by...
Mitch Light
2 months ago
Utah Utes
The Utes used a narrow upset over a Michigan team that would eventually lose nine games to catapult itself to an unblemished 13-0 season to start 2008. Kyle Whittingham is hoping that a similar outcome in the Ann Arbor could do something...
Braden Gall
2 months ago
Oklahoma Sooners
If you are going to win the Big 12, you are going to have to beat Oklahoma. This may have been an idea that most agreed with or believed to be true. But after a dominating second half performance against West Virginia along the offensive and...
Braden Gall
2 months ago
Arizona Wildcats
In just four career games, Arizona redshirt freshman quarterback Anu Solomon has established himself as a future star of college football. Rich Rodriguez has always gotten dynamic and productive quarterback play ever since breaking into big...
Braden Gall
2 months ago
Week 4 provided its share of last-minute finishes, including the Florida State-Clemson showdown in Tallahassee. And if you went to bed early, you certainly missed the ending of Arizona-California.The Golden Bears appeared to be in control of this...
Steven Lassan
2 months ago
Marcus Mariota
Showing up in a highlight package is usually a good thing for Heisman contenders. Not necessarily when that contender is out of pads on the sideline for poor decision-making. That’s where Jameis Winston found himself as backup Sean...
David Fox
2 months ago

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