College Football Articles

Mike Riley
Following a snake-bitten 6-7 season, Nebraska head coach Mike Riley’s looking to take the momentum enjoyed in the Cornhuskers’ current recruiting cycle and turn it into a season that can be called “solid” at the very least...
Brandon Cavanaugh
3 months ago
We break for this public service announcement:   The first words when a team clinches an automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament – regardless of the sport – tend to be about going to the Big Dance.   Well, there’s a lot...
Craig Haley
3 months ago
Funny, mean Alabama Football Meme
When a football team is as good at the University of Alabama, there's no doubt that funny, mean and stupid memes are sure to follow. We scoured the internet to help you find some of the best Alabama Crimson Tide memes we could find. Here they...
Athlon Sports
3 months ago
Jalen Hurts
With playoff matchups and championships potentially on the line, how you set your college fantasy football lineup this week will be critical. Luckily, AthlonSports.com is here to help you make those tough decisions and hopefully assure that you...
Mike Bainbridge
3 months ago
Skyler Howard
College football’s Week 12 slate begins with two MAC games on Tuesday and two more on Wednesday night, followed by an intriguing showdown between Louisville and Houston on Thursday night. This game was one of the most anticipated weeknight...
Steven Lassan
3 months ago
Life is pretty good for Troy fans these days. Troy is in the midst of an 8-1 season and checked in at No. 25 in this week’s Associated Press Top 25. The Trojans’ last loss occurred on Sept. 10, a 30-24 defeat at the hands of Clemson....
Elton Hayes
3 months ago
Even though some teams have formidable opponents this weekend, this particular Saturday is considered to be one of college football’s “cupcake weekends.” You know what I’m talking about: those weekends where major programs...
Aaron Tallent
3 months ago
The third edition of the 2016 College Football Playoff rankings were released on Tuesday night. As I mentioned earlier in the week, this whole process is a mess — largely because there is no set roadmap in terms of how to get to the playoff....
J.P. Scott
3 months ago
Lamar Jackson
Some of the preseason hype for Thursday night’s matchup between Louisville and Houston has faded, but this mid-November non-conference showdown still has plenty of importance in the national landscape. The Cardinals ranked No. 5 in the latest...
Steven Lassan
3 months ago
Athlon Sports' Braden Gall and Mitch Light break down the Playoff Committee Rankings and preview Week 12 in college football.   - Is the Committee painting itself into a corner with Ohio State at No. 2? Is there a path for...
Braden Gall
3 months ago
Hello again, college football fans! If I seem a bit chipper, it's because I am. Last Saturday was about as great a day of college football action as you could ask for (unless you root for Clemson, Michigan or Washington). The College...
J.P. Scott
3 months ago
Brogan Roback
Eastern Michigan looks to continue its turnaround under coach Chris Creighton, while Northern Illinois hopes to finish the year on a high note when these two teams meet on Wednesday night in Ypsilanti, Mich. There’s some role reversal...
Steven Lassan
3 months ago
Kareem Hunt
Toledo football has maintained a winning standard for seven seasons, three head-coaching regimes and through the departure of countless players. However, despite winning nine games three times since 2010 and 10 games once, the Rockets have not won...
Kyle Kensing
3 months ago
J.T. Barrett
Week 11 provided its share of upsets for the 2016 college football season. Clemson, Michigan and Washington were knocked from the ranks of the unbeaten, while Auburn and Texas A&M – two of the selection committee’s top-10 teams...
Steven Lassan
3 months ago
Cooper Rush
Tuesday night MACtion continues with Ohio traveling to Mount Pleasant to take on Central Michigan in a critical game for both teams in terms of bowl positioning and the chase for the conference championship. With a win over the Chippewas, coach...
Steven Lassan
3 months ago
Neither team has bowl hopes within reach this season but Kent State and Bowling Green will have some state pride and bragging rights on the line for the 84th time. Bowling Green has won three straight meetings in this Buckeye State series, but the...
Kevin McGuire
3 months ago
Athlon Sports breaks down Week 11 in college football. Don't forget to subscribe here and rate us if you like (or don't like) what you hear!   - Chaos broke loose in college football but how will Clemson, Michigan and Washington...
Braden Gall
3 months ago
Entering Week 11, it appeared we were barreling toward the most drama-free postseason final four in the young College Football Playoff’s history. Much of the same was expected from a relatively ho-hum slate of games.   Three of the...
Bryan Fischer
3 months ago
Shea Patterson
With all leagues in the playoffs at this point in the college fantasy football season, we are paring down the list of potential waiver wire pickups, but we are still seeing plenty of names popping up not on rosters that could help win a...
Mike Bainbridge
3 months ago
A shocking weekend filled with upsets has thrown the playoff picture into chaos, adding extra importance to this week's slate.   The Athlon Sports College Football Experts Club gives you the chance to compete with your friends...
Rob Doster
3 months ago
James Franklin
Oh, what a fine mess we have on our hands — and I'm loving every minute of it. I'm the guy who likes to pull up a tattered old lawn chair, light a cheap cigar, drink bottom-shelf whiskey straight out of a plastic bottle and watch the...
J.P. Scott
3 months ago
As we approach Thanksgiving and the end of the college football regular season, it’s clear that winter is not just literally coming — it’s also metaphorically approaching for the four-team College Football Playoff system...
Jim Weber
3 months ago
We all wish we could be a fly on the wall when the NCAA Division I FCS selection committee puts together the 24-team playoff field Saturday night/Sunday morning.   Think again about wanting to be a member of the committee. There will be 10-...
Craig Haley
3 months ago
James Conner
Week 11 of the 2016 college football season produced several big performances and memorable moments. Five teams ranked in the College Football Playoff selection committee's top 10 poll from Tuesday night suffered defeats on Saturday....
Steven Lassan
3 months ago
Jalen Hurts
Week 11 of the 2016 college football season produced several big performances and memorable moments from the SEC. Alabama easily defeated Mississippi State 51-3, while Florida scored a key win for positioning within the SEC East by...
Steven Lassan
3 months ago

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