College Football Articles

Blake Sims
College football’s new playoff format has added a layer of intrigue to the regular season. While finishing in the top two – just like the old BCS format – is important, two additional teams have a chance to win the national title...
Steven Lassan
3 months ago
Michigan State Spartans
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
3 months ago
TCU Horned Frogs
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
3 months ago
Oregon took Ole Miss’ spot in the top four of the College Football Playoff rankings Tuesday, but a handful of teams may be gaining on a spot in the semifinals. No. 4 Ole Miss’ loss to Auburn allowed the next three teams to move up...
David Fox
3 months ago
Mississippi State will wear alternate uniforms for its Nov. 29 showdown against rival Ole Miss.The alternate Egg Bowl uniforms feature gold numbers, and the helmets feature gold trim around the Mississippi State logo.Considering the success of...
Steven Lassan
3 months ago
Road wins never come easy, but TCU found a way past West Virginia last weekend and moved back into the Legends Poll Top 8. Kicker Jaden Oberkrom booted one through the uprights as time expired, helping the seventh-ranked Horned Frogs knock off West...
Athlon Sports
3 months ago
Melvin Gordon
With 10 weeks in the books, college football’s bowl and national title picture is starting to clear. The playoff committee will release its second set of rankings on Tuesday this week, which should give fans, coaches and players a better idea...
Steven Lassan
3 months ago
Gus Malzahn
College football’s playoff committee released its first set of rankings last Tuesday. While the top 25 rankings are expected to change each week and will look drastically different from the release of the first poll to the last one, the...
Steven Lassan
3 months ago
UCLA Bruins
Athlon Sports brings the most intriguing, important, historic and bizarre stats from around the weekend of Pac-12 football action: 68: Brett Hundley career TD passesUp by just three points late in the third quarter, Brett Hundley found Jordan...
Braden Gall
3 months ago
Gary Patterson
Time to sort through the contenders and the pretenders in the College Football Playoff race. Certainly, the top teams in the mix have challenges ahead of them for the remainder of the season, but this will be a critical week for teams ranked...
David Fox
3 months ago
College Football
 Hosts Braden Gall and David Fox recap all of Week 10's action in college football. This week's edition features press conference conflict, poorly timed tweets, upsets in the SEC, isuses at Florida and Michigan as well as lots of...
Braden Gall
3 months ago
Mike Leach
With Mike Leach at the helm of the Washington State program, a few things are sure to be certain. The Cougars will be a pass-heavy offensive team with little to work with on defense. With the nation’s number one passing offense piling up huge...
Athlon Sports
3 months ago
Gary Andersen
Michigan State claimed a Big Ten championship and Rose Bowl victory on the strength of its defense last season. Penn State is wasting a perfectly good defensive effort this season. When discussing the best defenses in the Big Ten, Wisconsin tends...
Athlon Sports
3 months ago
Laquon Treadwell
Ole Miss lost a critical piece of its offense on Saturday night. Receiver Laquon Treadwell suffered a fractured fibula and dislocated ankle on a tackle late in the game by Auburn linebacker Kris Frost.Just one look at the stat sheet shows how...
Steven Lassan
3 months ago
Randy Edsall
It may be years before we can fairly pinpoint the most extreme low point of Penn State’s sanction era, but there may be a new leader in the clubhouse. Maryland made the trip Beaver Stadium to face its new Big Ten neighbor to the north, mixed...
Athlon Sports
3 months ago
Al Golden
With a 6-3 overall record and a 3-2 mark in conference play this year, it’s hard to say Miami has made significant progress in coach Al Golden’s fourth year. The Hurricanes are just 16-13 under Golden’s watch in ACC games, but...
Steven Lassan
3 months ago
They are the defending SEC champs. They came one defensive stop away from winning the 2013 national title. Yet the Auburn Tigers are seemingly a forgotten team in the SEC in 2014. The story of the season, until recently, had been the...
Mitch Light
3 months ago
There were snarky comments on Twitter — imagine that — when some images were posted late Saturday night of students celebrating on the Tennessee campus. I’m paraphrasing, but the gist of the tweets poked fun at...
Mitch Light
3 months ago
Tennessee quarterback Joshua Dobbs shined in the Volunteers’ 45-42 overtime win over South Carolina. Dobbs was the catalyst in a furious fourth-quarter rally, guiding Tennessee’s offense 21 points – including the game-tying...
Steven Lassan
3 months ago
Washington State quarterback Connor Halliday suffered a broken fibula in Saturday’s loss to USC and will miss the remainder of the 2014 season.The senior was hit after a pass in the first half and was transported from the field on a cart....
Steven Lassan
3 months ago
Ameer Abdullah
Nebraska running back Ameer Abdullah left Saturday’s game against Purdue due to a knee injury. Abdullah was injured early in the first half against the Boilermakers and was replaced by Imani Cross and Terrell Newby.Prior to the knee injury,...
Steven Lassan
3 months ago
New rivalries are a part of any league as expansion has changed the outlook of all of the Power 5 conferences in recent years.In their first meeting as Big Ten foes, Maryland and Penn State attempted to jumpstart a new rivalry with some pregame...
Steven Lassan
3 months ago
Marcus Mariota
The annual meeting between Stanford and Oregon has played a key role in shaping the Pac-12 championship in recent seasons. Over the last four years, the winner of the Stanford-Oregon matchup won the conference title.   And barring a...
Steven Lassan
3 months ago
Hugh Freeze
The SEC West dominated the first release of college football’s playoff rankings, but there’s a chance for a shake up in the top four with Auburn and Ole Miss meeting in Oxford on Saturday night. It’s too early to call this an...
Steven Lassan
3 months ago
Arizona Wildcats
You can blame me, Ole Miss fans. I cost you the game against LSU (not Bo Wallace) by picking the Rebels to cover in Baton Rouge. Needless to say, I need to make it up to you but I’m hoping you glanced at the Top 25 picks. I went 11-6...
Braden Gall
3 months ago

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