College Football Articles

-by CoachesByTheNumbers.com In our piece on Gary Patterson, we focused on the extremely fickle nature of college football fan bases. No longer are fans looking from year-to-year to analyze the state of their football program. In today's college...
Braden Gall
3 years ago
The LSU Tigers clearly have the best resume in college football and of course are ranked No. 1. But after watching top team after top team fall over the last month, you have to wonder if Les Miles’ bunch can finish the season with a perfect...
Patrick Snow
3 years ago
-by Braden Gall (follow him @AthlonBraden) LSU and Alabama are probably the best two teams in the nation. And when you play in a league that boasts the last five National Champions, you are going to get the benefit of the doubt. That doesn’...
Braden Gall
3 years ago
By Mitch Light I don’t vote in the two polls that make up two-thirds of the BCS standings — the coaches poll and the Harris poll. But I do a weekly ranking, of all 120 FBS teams, on our website. And it is something I take seriously. It’s not...
Mitch Light
3 years ago
By Steven Lassan (@AthlonSteven on Twitter) When Arizona decided to part ways with Mike Stoops, it desperately needed to make a splash with its next head coach. It’s easy to throw around the phrase “home-run hire” during coaching changes,...
Steven Lassan
3 years ago
Pep bands, cheerleaders, tailgating, student sections, cornhole and especially rivalries. All of which makes college football the greatest sport on the planet. The Athlon Sports editorial staff put its collective heads together and ranked the Top...
Braden Gall
3 years ago
By Steven Lassan (@AthlonSteven on Twitter) Post-Week 12 SEC Power Rankings Check out all of our college football rankings. 1. LSU (11-0) – Four plays into Saturday’s game against Ole Miss and there was never a doubt about the...
Steven Lassan
3 years ago
By Steven Lassan (@AthlonSteven on Twitter) Post-Week 12 ACC Power Rankings Check out all of our college football rankings. 1. Virginia Tech (10-1) – The Hokies had to withstand a late rally by North Carolina, but held on for a 24...
Steven Lassan
3 years ago
By Braden Gall (@AthlonBraden on Twitter) Post-Week 12 Big Ten Power Rankings Check out all of our college football rankings. And two Big Ten teams came in at #1 of our Top 25 College Football Rivalries. 1. Michigan State (9-2, 6-1...
Braden Gall
3 years ago
Multiple reports surfaced last week that former Florida coach Urban Meyer had agreed in principle to take over at Ohio State after the regular season concludes. The current college football commentator, who left the Gators last year after citing...
Patrick Snow
3 years ago
By Braden Gall (@AthlonBraden on Twitter) Post-Week 12 Pac-12 Power Rankings Check out all of our college football rankings. 1. Oregon (9-2, 7-1) – The three-way round robin between this league's three best teams has gone the way of the...
Braden Gall
3 years ago
By Steven Lassan (@AthlonSteven on Twitter) With 12 weeks in the book, it's time to take a look at how teams project to the postseason. There's going to be a lot of changes over the next couple of weeks, especially as teams battle just to...
Steven Lassan
3 years ago
By Steven Lassan (@AthlonSteven on Twitter) Post-Week 12 Big East Power Rankings Check out all of our college football rankings. 1. West Virginia (7-3) – The Mountaineers had a bye in Week 12 and will return to action this...
Steven Lassan
3 years ago
By Steven Lassan (@AthlonSteven on Twitter) Post-Week 12 Big 12 Power Rankings Check out all of our college football rankings. 1. Oklahoma State (10-1) – The Cowboys watched their national title hopes likely end with a 37-31...
Steven Lassan
3 years ago
By Steven Lassan (@AthlonSteven on Twitter) Athlon sums up a full slate of college football with the most important things to take away from this weekend. Winners Alabama – The Crimson Tide making this section of the column...
Steven Lassan
3 years ago
After winning nine games in each of Houston Nutt’s first two seasons in Oxford, the Ole Miss program has been in a complete freefall. The Rebels went 4-8 last year, and the 2011 season has actually been worse. Ole Miss has now lost 12 consecutive...
Patrick Snow
3 years ago
This article on the California vs. Stanford college football rivalry originally appeared in Athlon's 1993 college football annuals. As the rivalry is renewed this week, we thought it was relevant to take a look back at the history of what is...
Athlon Sports
3 years ago
By Mitch Light (@AthlonMitch) Here's a look at every game of the Week 12 college football schedule. FRIDAY No. 2 Oklahoma State at No. 50 Iowa State Oklahoma State has done a very good job remaining focused on the task at hand each week....
Mitch Light
3 years ago
-by Braden Gall (@AthlonBraden on twitter) College football has a way of surprising you each and every week. It's what makes it the greatest sport on the planet. Despite hitting on four of my top five picks, THE Ohio State University decided to...
Braden Gall
3 years ago
By Steven Lassan (@AthlonSteven on Twitter) 10 Key Storylines to Watch for Week 12 1. The pressure is building on Oklahoma State. If the Cowboys can win their final two games, they will play for the national title on Jan. 9 in New...
Steven Lassan
3 years ago
By Steven Lassan (@AthlonSteven on Twitter) Consider Saturday’s matchup between Nebraska and Michigan an elimination game. With both teams sporting a 4-2 record in conference play, the loser will be two games behind Michigan State (5-1) in...
Steven Lassan
3 years ago
As Oregon was finishing off Stanford last Saturday night, many members in the college football media wanted to debate the nation’s next best team after LSU and Oklahoma State. The Ducks were impressive in that win over the Cardinal, but it’s the...
Patrick Snow
3 years ago
This profile of the Texas and Texas A&M college football rivalry originally appeared in Athlon's 1986 college football annuals. With Texas A&M leaving the Big 12 for the SEC next season, this year's Thanksgiving Day showdown could be the...
Athlon Sports
3 years ago
  By Mitch Light (@AthlonMitch) Here are previews and predictions for the 10 best college football games this weekend. Nebraska (+3.5) at Michigan These two storied programs, who shared the national championship in 1997, meet for only the...
Mitch Light
3 years ago
By Steven Lassan (@AthlonSteven on Twitter) The 2011 college football season is winding down. With just three weeks of action left, it's time to take a look at how the BCS conferences and national title picture is shaping up. There's a lot...
Steven Lassan
3 years ago

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