College Football Articles

DeShone Kizer
This wasn’t how the season was supposed to go. Notre Dame came into the year ranked in everyone’s top 20 and many top 10s. It was a season to build off last year’s Fiesta Bowl team. But that went quickly down the drain and...
Jon Kinne
1 month ago
Leonard Fournette
Hollywood movies cannot script the type of season LSU (4-2, 2-1 SEC) is having because no one would believe the storyline. A preseason national title contender suffers two early losses with an injury to their top player, the starting quarterback...
Ryan Wright
1 month ago
DeShaun Watson
In 2014, Florida State won all of its regular season games and claimed the ACC title. But there was a feeling that the Seminoles were not that good, something that was exposed by Oregon in the College Football Playoff. Last season, Ohio State got...
Jon Kinne
1 month ago
Mitch Trubisky
North Carolina entered the season as one of the ACC's most experienced teams. Coming off a Coastal Division championship, Larry Fedora's squad needed to replace quarterback Marquise Williams but little else.   Those high expectations...
Adam Kurkjian
1 month ago
Mike Riley
There was a quiet confidence around the Nebraska program this past offseason. For the first time in recent memory, Cornhuskers football was shaping up to be relatively drama-free between January and August.   And then, the unthinkable...
J.P. Scott
1 month ago
Things were going along pretty smoothly for Virginia Tech. The Hokies were sitting at 4-1, had just beaten defending ACC Coastal champion North Carolina, and were alone atop the division. And then came an unexplainable loss to Syracuse...
Jon Kinne
1 month ago
Jake Browning
The halfway point of the 2016 Pac-12 season features a few different faces atop the standings. Washington – a team projected by most to break out this fall – is the Pac-12’s frontrunner through seven weeks and a legitimate playoff...
Steven Lassan
1 month ago
Deshaun Watson
The first seven weeks of the college football season are in the books. And as expected, the 2016 season has already experienced some unexpected teams on the rise and on the decline. Florida State was picked by many as a preseason favorite...
Steven Lassan
1 month ago
J.T. Barrett
Ohio State entered the 2016 with just six returning starters, but the Buckeyes quickly reloaded behind coach Urban Meyer and quarterback J.T. Barrett and hits the midpoint of the year as one of the favorites to win the national title. While the...
Steven Lassan
1 month ago
Jalen Hurts
Alabama hits the midpoint of the 2016 college football season as the clear favorite to win the SEC and the national title. The Crimson Tide have scored huge victories over Ole Miss, Arkansas and Tennessee in conference play and easily handled USC...
Steven Lassan
1 month ago
Lamar Jackson
At the halfway point of the 2016 college football season, the ACC has two teams poised to challenge for a playoff spot. Clemson is the frontrunner after a thrilling 42-36 victory over Louisville on Oct. 1, but the Cardinals remain in the mix...
Steven Lassan
1 month ago
Baker Mayfield
Baylor and West Virginia enter the midpoint of the 2016 college football season as the only remaining unbeaten teams from the Big 12, but Oklahoma is still considered the favorite by most to win the conference. The Sooners lost two non-...
Steven Lassan
1 month ago
Can anyone beat Bama? We'll find out this week, as the Tide face an SEC West showdown with Texas A&M, one of the highlights of another strong slate of games.   The Athlon Sports College Football Experts Club gives you...
Rob Doster
1 month ago
Week 7 is in the books and the Athlon Sports Cover 2 podcast breaks it all down. Don't forget to subscribe here and rate us if you like (or don't like) what you hear!   - Should we even finish the season or just crown Bama?...
Braden Gall
1 month ago
We’ve hit the halfway point in the college football season and it seems like the most intriguing storyline from the first half of the year is just how bad the situation has gotten in a number of surprising places.   Things are...
Bryan Fischer
1 month ago
Joe Williams
It was a disappointing Week 7 of the college fantasy football season for studs like Luke Falk and DeShone Kizer, and also for owners on injured studs like Christian McCaffrey and Leonard Fournette. But even as are halfway through the season, new...
Mike Bainbridge
1 month ago
They invented going out for a Sunday drive because it comes one day after an FCS Saturday.   Everybody needs to unwind slowly following a wild day of college football.   FCS kingpin North Dakota State, Chattanooga and Harvard fell...
Craig Haley
1 month ago
Skyler Howard
Things went pretty much chalk over the weekend, not that it didn't make for another exciting Saturday afternoon and night of college football action mind you.   A couple of teams snuck away with close wins. Alabama did what Alabama...
J.P. Scott
1 month ago
Darrell Hazell
Purdue is the second Power 5 team to make an in-season coaching change in 2016, as Darrell Hazell was fired on Sunday following the Boilermakers loss to Iowa. Hazell came to Purdue after a successful 16-10 stint at Kent State, including an 11-3...
Steven Lassan
1 month ago
Jalen Hurts
Week 7 of the 2016 college football season produced several big performances and memorable moments from the SEC. Alabama handled Tennessee to remain unbeaten, LSU used a strong second half to pull away from Southern Miss, Arkansas knocked off Ole...
Steven Lassan
1 month ago
Zach Cunningham
Week 7 of the 2016 college football season produced several big performances and memorable moments. Alabama remained unbeaten with a dominant performance against Tennessee, Clemson survived NC State's upset bid with an overtime win, Ohio State...
Steven Lassan
1 month ago
Sam Darnold
So it turns out that this year wasn’t the year for Colorado. Though valiant in their efforts against USC last week, the Buffalos came up short when it mattered most and settled for field goals instead of touchdowns. Due to injury, Colorado...
Josh Webb
1 month ago
Jim Mora
Perhaps the high point of Washington State's surprising, nine-win 2015 campaign came in a last-second upset of UCLA at the Rose Bowl. The win knocked the Bruins from their perch atop the Pac-12 South, and guaranteed the Cougars their best...
Kyle Kensing
1 month ago
There are very few hurdles left on Boise State's schedule that prevent the Broncos from running the table and playing in one of the prestigious "New Year's Six" bowls at the end of the season as the Group of Five representative....
J.P. Scott
1 month ago
Arizona State's visit to Colorado this Saturday may not have been one of the circled dates on your Pac-12 calendar heading into the season. Understandable. The Sun Devils are young at virtually every position, and the Buffaloes have struggled...
Kyle Kensing
1 month ago

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