College Football Articles

The BCS acronym is kind of perfect, really.It’s as if the organizers wanted to make sure BS made its way in there somehow.Even the name spelled out is all wrong: Bowl Championship Series. The "championship" involves one game, hardly...
David Fox
2 years ago
Bob Stoops
In a literal sense, the college football postseason is one meaningful game preceded by 34 exhibitions.Maybe that’s true to a degree, but the bowl season has a way of setting the storylines for the offseason. After all, this is the only...
David Fox
2 years ago
The final BCS championship game was billed as a matchup between the team that dominated all year and the team that found ways to win in unlikely fashion.Florida State proved they can be one in the same in defeating Auburn 34-31 for the BCS...
David Fox
2 years ago
Brett Hundley
UCLA’s Pac-12 title hopes got a huge boost this week, as quarterback Brett Hundley has decided to return to school for his junior year.Hundley was projected by some to be a first-round pick in the 2014 NFL Draft, but he decided to stay at...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
Charlie Strong
Texas is arguably the No. 1 job in college football, and the first assignment on new athletic director Steve Patterson’s plate was to pick a replacement for Mack Brown. After a three-week coaching search, Patterson hired Charlie Strong away...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
Michigan State Spartans
Just ask Auburn fans how much luck it takes to win a BCS National Championship? Certainly, the Tigers are a great team with a great coach and deserve to play in the title game. But the Fightin' War Eagles needed plenty of good fortune to land...
Braden Gall
2 years ago
When the confetti canons launch at the Rose Bowl tonight, fans at home may want to launch into celebrations of their own that have nothing to do with Florida State and Auburn.Goodbye, BCS. Hello, playoff.Anticipation for the first playoff in...
David Fox
2 years ago
This was not a typical year for Auburn.That much has been well-established. Two improbable finishes and a record-setting SEC championship game landed the Tigers in the final BCS championship game.Beyond the route to the title game, Auburn built its...
David Fox
2 years ago
Florida State Seminoles
Florida State gets a lot of good players from Florida. This is no surprise. But Florida State has long been a national brand with the power to recruit anywhere and anyone in the nation. In its heyday under Bobby Bowden, the Seminoles landed classes...
Braden Gall
2 years ago
Al Golden
After receiving interest from Penn State regarding its head coach vacancy, Al Golden has decided to remain at Miami. Golden is a former Penn State player, so the Nittany Lions’ interest in the Miami coach was no surprise.Miami has made steady...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
Charlie Strong
After a 37-15 record in four seasons at Louisville, Charlie Strong has decided to leave to take over the top spot at Texas. Strong inherited a program that won just 15 games in the three seasons prior to his arrival and quickly moved Louisville...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
Charlie Strong
Charlie Strong has decided to leave Louisville for Texas, ending a successful four-year run with the Cardinals.Reports surfaced on Friday night that Strong was Texas’ top pick, but he waited to accept the job until he had a chance to meet...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
Seven of the nation's best prospects announced where they intend to play college football, at the seventh annual Under Armour game in Florida on Thursday.While a verbal commitment is literally worth nothing in the formal sense, many teams got a...
Braden Gall
2 years ago
Art Briles
Art Briles was mentioned by many as one of the leading candidates to replace Mack Brown at Texas. And with Baylor’s season complete, the rumor mill has been in full effect over the last few days, as Briles’ name came up in regards to a...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
Keith Wenning
Arkansas State finds itself in familiar territory while Ball State will be looking to make program history in this year’s GoDaddy Bowl. The last bowl before the BCS National Championship Game, the Red Wolves are in Mobile, Ala., in January...
Mark Ross
2 years ago
Jordan Matthews
Vanderbilt is headed to a bowl game for the third straight season and will be making its first trip to an out-of-state postseason game since the 1982 Commodores played in the Hall of Fame Bowl at Legion Field in Birmingham. James Franklin’s...
Mitch Light
2 years ago
Jalen Ramsey
The 14th annual U.S. Army All-American Bowl will take place Saturday at 1 p.m. ET on NBC live from the Alamodome in San Antonio. This game has been around twice as long as the Under Armour event in Florida and has an excellent track record of...
Braden Gall
2 years ago
Florida State Seminoles
Florida State and Auburn will do battle in the 15th and final BCS National Championship Game on Monday, Jan. 6, in Pasadena, Calif.It marks the second trip to the BCS national title game for Auburn, both coming in the past four years. The berth for...
Braden Gall
2 years ago
Jameis Winston
At the beginning of the season, Auburn and Florida State were considered longshots to play for the national championship. Fast forward to Jan. 6 in Pasadena, and that’s the unlikely, yet highly anticipated matchup to determine college...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
Vad Lee
Georgia Tech’s offense will have a new quarterback next season, as Vad Lee has decided to transfer following the Yellow Jackets’ bowl loss to Ole Miss.Lee was Georgia Tech’s No. 1 quarterback in 2013, throwing for 1,561 yards and...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
The Athlon Sports Cover 2 Podcast returns after a brief holiday hiatus to talk about the three big stories in college football. The Texas job remains opens as the Longhorns (maybe) close in on candidates. David Fox and Braden Gall discus the...
David Fox
2 years ago
Braxton Miller
If you like offense, Friday night’s Orange Bowl matchup between Clemson and Ohio State will be must-see television. The Tigers and Buckeyes combined to average 86.5 points a game during the regular season, and there’s little to suggest...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
Pac-12 Football
Numbers and statistics are unquestionably a huge part of the game. Any game, for that matter.Some like to keep it simple and use the ol' eyeball test, while others fall on the sabermetric side of things. In the football world, that means total...
Braden Gall
2 years ago
Christian Hackenberg
The seventh annual Under Armour All-American game will take place Thursday afternoon at 4 p.m. ET on ESPN in Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Fla. Names like A.J. Green, Julio Jones, Manti Te’o, Matt Barkley, Trent Richardson, Jameis...
Braden Gall
2 years ago
AJ McCarron
Alabama arrives at the Sugar Bowl eager to prove that its one loss — on one of the most amazing plays in the history of college football — was a fluke. The Crimson Tide ranked No. 1 in the nation until that defeat at Auburn, would like...
Mitch Light
2 years ago

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