College Football Articles

Ryan Switzer
Two weeks ago, Virginia Tech went to Chapel Hill and came away with a big victory to grab control of the ACC Coastal Division. But one week later, the Hokies suffered a letdown and lost at Syracuse.   The Tar Heels must take notice. With the...
Jon Kinne
1 month ago
Charlie Strong
Some teams just have your number. Kansas State has held that kind of voodoo over Texas for a decade or so. The Wildcats are 6-2 in their last eight meetings with the Longhorns.   The Longhorns overcame the curse last season, winning 23-9....
Allen Kenney
1 month ago
James Quick
No. 7 Louisville has been pretty automatic at home recently. The team has won eight straight at Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium and will be looking to extend that streak on Saturday against NC State.   In heartbreaking fashion, the...
Antwan Staley
1 month ago
Leonard Fournette
Interim coach Ed Orgeron looks to build momentum for keeping the full-time job at LSU, as the Tigers host Ole Miss in a critical game for positioning within the SEC West on Saturday night. The Rebels won last year’s meeting in convincing...
Steven Lassan
1 month ago
Jalen Hurts
The best matchup of college football’s Week 8 slate takes place in Tuscaloosa, as Alabama hosts Texas A&M in a clash of top 10 teams. Not only does this matchup feature significant implications in the SEC West title picture, but this game...
Steven Lassan
1 month ago
Larry Rose
The college football season rages on as we get closer to the postseason. I'll admit that last week was the first time I truly had misreads when it comes to handicapping. Still, we were just a few points away from a winning record last week. I...
Matt Josephs
1 month ago
Davis Webb
Oregon's visit to the Bay Area on Friday comes with surprisingly dire implications for both the Ducks, and the host Cal Golden Bears.   Oregon is guaranteed its worst regular-season finish since the 2006 season, the result of a 2-4 start...
Kyle Kensing
1 month ago
Quinton Flowers
Temple (4-3) and South Florida (6-1) meet Thursday night in Philadelphia in a battle for first place in the American Athletic Conference East Division.   USF carries a sparkling 3-0 conference record into this game and at 6-1 overall, the...
Elton Hayes
1 month ago
Joe Mixon
Week 8 of the college fantasy football season is upon us and this week will be critical to monitoring some of the pregame reports as injuries will play a major factor in setting your lineups.   Will Western Michigan running back Jamauri...
Mike Bainbridge
1 month ago
Butch Pau’u
BYU (4-3) and No. 14 Boise State (6-0) renew their annual series with a Thursday night nationally televised game.   The Broncos are undefeated and ranked in the top 15 for the first time since the 2011 season. The Cougars enter Boise...
Mitch Harper
1 month ago
Cam Robinson
We’ve had some big weeks in college football during the first half of the season but things certainly are not going to slack off as we cross the midway point. This week in particular has some huge Top 25 matchups between some big-name teams...
Bryan Fischer
1 month ago
North Dakota State suffers one of its rare losses and now is in jeopardy of it becoming two in a row. The Citadel beats a top-5 opponent and comes right back with just as tough an assignment.   Whoa, Nellie! The FCS season has moved into the...
Craig Haley
1 month ago
Skyler Howard
The Week 8 edition of college football’s picks against the spread features predictions for some of Saturday’s biggest games, including Alabama-Texas A&M, West Virginia-TCU, Wisconsin-Iowa and Arkansas-Auburn. Additionally,...
Mitch Light
1 month ago
Brandon Silvers
Don’t look now, but a win over South Alabama this week will seal bowl eligibility for Troy. The Trojans, 3-0 in the Sun Belt Conference, grabbed the nation’s attention in Week 2 after taking Clemson the distance in a 30-24 loss and has...
Elton Hayes
1 month ago
Mason Rudolph
The Oklahoma State Cowboys travel to Lawrence Saturday to square off with Big 12 foe Kansas in what is expected to be a tune-up ahead of next week’s showdown with presently undefeated West Virginia.   Fresh off a bye week, the Cowboys...
Nicholas Ian Allen
1 month ago
Dino Babers
Syracuse and Boston College are coming off two games that couldn't be further apart on the spectrum of program momentum.   Last weekend, the Orange beat a ranked Virginia Tech team, 31-17, to improve to 3-4 and give new head coach Dino...
Adam Kurkjian
1 month ago
Pat Fitzgerald
After an awkward start to the 2016 campaign, which featured consecutive, close losses to Western Michigan out of the MAC and FCS member Illinois State, Pat Fitzgerald’s Northwestern Wildcats have found their groove —...
Jake Rose
1 month ago
Kareem Hunt
Get ready for some early Saturday afternoon MACtion because the conference has a pivotal MAC West Division game lined up. Toledo will look to remain undefeated din MAC play, and thus keep the pressure on Western Michigan in the standings, but to do...
Kevin McGuire
1 month ago
Iowa and Wisconsin are probably the closest thing there is to twins in college football. The two Big Ten programs have success with mostly underrated local players, sound rushing attacks and stout defense.   The similarities end there....
J.P. Scott
1 month ago
Rodney Smith
Minnesota is inching closer to a bowl berth this season, and should have an easy time getting within one win of becoming bowl eligible on Saturday. The Gophers host Rutgers, a program with a first-year head coach with absolutely nowhere to go...
Kevin McGuire
1 month ago
San Diego State hosts San Jose State Friday in the second of three consecutive Friday night contests for the Aztecs. Last week, San Diego State traveled to Fresno State and came away with a 17-3 victory, which pushed the Aztecs to 5-1 overall and 2...
Nicholas Ian Allen
1 month ago
Brad Kaaya
The ACC’s Coastal Division once again features a tight battle at the top, but some clarity in the pecking order could be established by Thursday night, as Virginia Tech hosts Miami in a critical game for positioning and division title hopes....
Steven Lassan
1 month ago
Trevor Knight
College football’s Week 8 slate is the official start of the second half of the season, and the action begins on Thursday night with three matchups. Miami travels to Virginia Tech for a key ACC Coastal Division matchup, while Boise State...
Steven Lassan
1 month ago
Athlon Sports' Braden Gall and Mitch Light preview Week 8 in college football.   - Texas A&M and Alabama go head-to-head in a Top 10 showdown of unbeatens. But should the Aggies even show up?    - Two other...
Braden Gall
1 month ago
Clemson’s overtime win at home this past Saturday over an NC State team that was outmatched on paper may be causing some worries in Death Valley. However, forgive the cliché, the college football season is a marathon, not a sprint....
Aaron Tallent
1 month ago

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