College Football Articles

The Big Ten had a few marquee showdowns in Week 1 and a whole schedule of mid-major opponents and FCS snoozers. However, this weekend was anything but boring for the Big Ten. Penn State's first time back on the field since Joe Paterno's...
Braden Gall
2 years ago
The West Coast league had two preseason national championship contenders, four new head coaches, the most talented receivers in the country and some regimes in desperate need of winning seasons.  Headed into this weekend's opening action...
Braden Gall
2 years ago
Week 1 in the Big 12 was filled with non-conference games and some surprises. Oklahoma struggled in a 24-7 win at UTEP, while Texas Tech’s defense appears to be improved after a solid performance in the opener against Northwestern State. West...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
The Big East may have a degree of smug satisfaction in watching Pittsburgh and Syracuse struggle in their final season in the league before bolting for the ACC. Certainly, the feeling is warranted. Pitt lost to FCS Youngstown State on Saturday...
David Fox
2 years ago
We’re not afraid to admit that we swing and miss on quite a few players leading up to Week 1.  The college game does not have a preseason, and as a result, many players slip under the radar and burst onto the scene during the opening weekend...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
Florida State cruised to an easy 69-3 victory over Murray State in Week 1, but the win came at a heavy price. Senior defensive end Brandon Jenkins suffered a season-ending foot injury, which is a huge blow to one of the nation’s best defenses....
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
The names and faces change, but sometimes the results don’t. At least that’s what people in Tuscaloosa, Ala., and Eugene, Ore., learned after the first weekend of college football. Alabama looked near-invincible in defending its national...
David Fox
2 years ago
It's only Week 1 of the 2012 college football season, but Ohio State's Devin Smith might have made one of the best plays we will see all season.  Smith grabbed this one-handed catch from quarterback Braxton Miller in the second quarter of...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
This is your daily link roundup of our favorite sports posts on the web for August 31. • ESPN Big Ten blogger Brian Bennett believes Michigan has almost nothing to lose in the season opener against defending champion Alabama. • SI’s Andy...
Patrick Snow
2 years ago
College football's first weekend of action features games on Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday. Here's a prediction on every game this weekend. FRIDAY NIGHT No. 24 Boise State at No. 18 Michigan State (Fri.) Much of the focus will be on...
Mitch Light
2 years ago
Week 1 of the college football season features several interesting matchups, storylines and new faces stepping into playing time. Athlon gets you ready for the opening Saturday of action with an in-depth look at Week 1. Top Storylines to Watch...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
The Big Ten needs some good news. On the field, Ohio State won the national championship in 2002 and was beaten handily in 2006 and 2007 by SEC teams in the big game. Other than that, the league has not really challenged on college football’s...
Patrick Snow
2 years ago
Kent State linebacker Andre Parker made the news for all of the wrong reasons on Thursday night. In a game Kent State had clear control of, Parker picked up a muffed punt in the first half and returned it the wrong way.  It's the first...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
Every Friday for entertainment purposes only, I will bring you my top college football picks against the spread. I do not condone, approve or encourage gambling on sports in any way. Playing a $50 Texas Hold 'Em cash game with your buddies every...
Braden Gall
2 years ago
College football kicks of this weekend with a full slate of games. Here's a look at 10 of the top games on the Week 1 schedule. 10 Biggest Games of Week 1 Alabama (-13.5) vs. Michigan (at Arlington) Denard Robinson, one of the nation’s most...
Mitch Light
2 years ago
It has certainly been a tumultuous offseason for the Big Ten. Jim Delany battled Mike Slive in playoff negotiations that completely restructed the way college football determines a national champion. Ohio State, now with Urban Meyer leading the...
Braden Gall
2 years ago
The first week of action in the SEC features an interesting slate of games. South Carolina-Vanderbilt open conference play on Thursday night, while Auburn and Alabama have a chance to earn key non-conference victories on Saturday. Tennessee takes...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
The first week of action in the SEC features an interesting slate of games. South Carolina-Vanderbilt open conference play on Thursday night, while Auburn and Alabama have a chance to earn key non-conference victories on Saturday. Tennessee takes...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
Most of the 12 teams in the ACC will be playing easy non-conference openers, but two games stand out as marquee matchups. In Atlanta, NC State plays Tennessee, while Clemson matches up against Auburn on Saturday night. Although neither game means...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
Most of the 12 teams in the ACC will be playing easy non-conference openers, but two games stand out as marquee matchups. In Atlanta, NC State plays Tennessee, while Clemson matches up against Auburn on Saturday night. Although neither game means...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
The Pac-12 is in the best position to challenge the SEC's strangle-hold on college football. Both USC and Oregon are ranked in the top five and have eyes not only on the Pac-12 title, but also the BCS National Championship. The Trojans are the...
Braden Gall
2 years ago
It's a relatively quiet opening week in the Big 12. Nine teams will play non-conference games, while TCU has a bye for Week 1. Although there are no conference games, there is some intrigue in Ames, where Tulsa is a road favorite against Iowa...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
West Virginia’s out. Temple’s in. The Big East’s constant state of transition begins again this season with more changes to come in 2013. Just as this round of Big East realignment begins with a trick, so does the season for the Big East....
David Fox
2 years ago
Week 1 of the college football season officially kicks off on Thursday night, headlined by a SEC showdown between South Carolina and Vanderbilt, while BYU and Washington State close out the night with a shootout in Provo. The favorites can't win...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
I do not condone, approve or encourage gambling on sports in any way. Playing a $50 cash game with your buddies every Wednesday's is more about the experience than the net revenue. At least, that is the case for me. But if you are a fan of...
Braden Gall
2 years ago

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