College Football Articles

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
Dak Prescott
The first half of the 2014 college football season is officially in the books. And at the midpoint of 2014, it’s time to look back at the first seven weeks, examine preseason predictions and take a glimpse at what the second half of the...
Steven Lassan
2 months ago
The Oregon-Washington matchup on Saturday is one of the top games for Week 8. The Northwest rivalry has plenty of intrigue, and the Ducks plan to go retro with their uniforms on Saturday.Oregon is wearing throwback uniforms from 1994, which mark a...
Steven Lassan
2 months ago
Dan Mullen
The new college football playoff format has added even more intrigue to the 2014 season. Instead of figuring out the top two teams in early December, the focus has shifted to finding four teams to play in the first FBS postseason playoff format....
Steven Lassan
2 months ago
Everett Golson
With seven weeks in the books, college football’s bowl and national title picture is surrounded in uncertainty. The new playoff format has added a new layer of intrigue, as four teams – instead of two – will have a shot at...
Steven Lassan
2 months ago
Everett Golson
If the last two weeks were a celebration of what the state of Mississippi has accomplished, this week’s slate of games will be a chance for the traditional powers to recapture the attention of the country. On Sunday, Florida State...
David Fox
2 months ago
The Legends Poll
For the second straight week, Mississippi schools dominated the headlines, and Mississippi State jumped to the No. 1 spot in the Legends Poll. The top-ranked Bulldogs — which grabbed 11 of the 14 first-place votes — put together an...
Athlon Sports
2 months ago
Reports of the demise of the Big Ten back in Week 2 were overstated even if that’s not to say the Big Ten is better than we thought it would be. The league’s 5-11 record against the other power conferences and Notre Dame will haunt...
David Fox
2 months ago
Jameis Winston
At the midpoint of the 2014 season, familiarity reigns in the ACC. Florida State is clearly the No. 1 team in the league, and uncertainty overshadows the Coastal Division.The Seminoles are likely to be favored by at least 10 points in every game...
Steven Lassan
2 months ago
We have learned to expect the unexpected in college football, but no one could have seen this coming. At the midpoint of the college football season, the two schools from Mississippi are ranked No. 1 and No. 2 nationally, and Dak Prescott from...
Mitch Light
2 months ago
TCU Horned Frogs
Entering the season, many believed the Big 12 to be a two-horse race between Baylor and Oklahoma. But at the midseason point, the Big 12 has as many teams ranked in the AP Top 15 as any other league in the nation. (Yes, that includes the SEC.)...
Braden Gall
2 months ago
Washington Huskies
There are 11 Big 5 teams left in college football that have yet to lose a conference game and none of them reside in the Pac-12. The talk in the preseason was that the Pac-12 could be the league that was deep enough to challenge the SEC for...
Braden Gall
2 months ago
College Football
 Hosts Braden Gall and David Fox recap all of Week 7's action in college football. The state of Mississippi once again dominated, Oregon made a huge statement in the Pac-12 and the wide open and wacky Big 12 highlight this week's...
Braden Gall
2 months ago
Cyler Miles
Washington’s Pac-12 North title hopes took a hit after the 20-13 loss to Stanford on Sept. 27, but there’s renewed optimism about Chris Petersen’s team after a 31-7 win over California.The 31-7 victory over the Golden Bears could...
Steven Lassan
2 months ago
Indiana quarterback Nate Sudfeld suffered a separated shoulder in Saturday’s loss to Iowa, clouding the bowl hopes of a program that hoped to breakthrough in coach Kevin Wilson’s fourth season. It’s uncertain how long Sudfeld...
Steven Lassan
2 months ago
Texas coach Charlie Strong won’t celebrate a moral victory, but the first-year coach has to be encouraged with the play of quarterback Tyrone Swoopes. In the 31-26 defeat to Oklahoma, Swoopes delivered arguably his best performance of 2014....
Steven Lassan
2 months ago
Jerry Kill
Now might be a decent time to start buying low on Minnesota in the Big Ten West Division. The balance of power in the Big Ten still appears to be in the top-heavy east, but the West can quickly become Minnesota’s to lose the way this season...
Athlon Sports
2 months ago
Michigan State may still be the best team in the Big Ten, but their struggles to close out games should be alarming for Spartans fans. Painful memories of what could have been against Oregon are still fresh. Michigan State held a 27-18 lead at...
Athlon Sports
2 months ago
Brady Hoke
Michigan picked a good week to scrap together a win, but how much will a win over Penn State calm the noise surrounding the fate of head coach Brady Hoke? The fate of Hoke may already be written, but he at least gave reason to hold off any thought...
Athlon Sports
2 months ago
Jake Fisher
Oregon has a Heisman frontrunner in quarterback Marcus Mariota, but left tackle Jake Fisher might be the team’s most valuable player. That’s right, an offensive lineman might be the key to the Ducks’ playoff hopes and position in...
Steven Lassan
2 months ago
There was a buzz coming out of Starkville in the offseason. Those around the program were confident Dak Prescott was ready to make the transition from a great athlete playing quarterback to a great quarterback who is also a great athlete. The...
Mitch Light
2 months ago
With Todd Gurley leading the offensive attack, Georgia had emerged as the best team in the SEC East over the first half of the season. Gurley is no longer part of the equation — at least for the foreseeable future — but there is still...
Mitch Light
2 months ago

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