College Football Articles

Nebraska Cornhuskers
Nebraska is the best job in the Big Ten West. But it’s the fourth-best job in the Big Ten. After seven consecutive seasons with at least nine wins, Nebraska has parted ways with head coach Bo Pelini. The fiery and often...
Braden Gall
5 months ago
Rivalry week delivered on excitement but only one major alteration in the playoff race. Mississippi State is out (we assume) after losing the Egg Bowl. Championship week, though, may go a long way to clinching that final spot — or more...
David Fox
5 months ago
Nebraska Cornhuskers
Bo Pelini is out as the Nebraska head coach.  Braden Gall, David Fox and Mitch Light debate the Nebraska Cornhuskers head coaching vacancy in an Athlon Sports roundtable.How good is the Nebraska job? Where does it rank...
Braden Gall
5 months ago
College Football
 Hosts Braden Gall and David Fox breakdown all of the action from Thanksgiving Weekend. Championship games are set in the Big Ten, SEC, ACC and Pac-12. Ohio State is dealing with a huge injury, the ACC wins the rivalry series with...
Braden Gall
5 months ago
Gary Andersen
It does not matter which division you put them in, as the Wisconsin Badgers just have a knack for playing for the Big Ten championship game. In the four years the Big Ten has held an organized championship game, Wisconsin will be making their...
Athlon Sports
5 months ago
Tevin Coleman
Running backs made a strong return to prominence in the 2014 college football season, and no other conference saw running backs take the spotlight the way the Big Ten did. Wisconsin’s Melvin Gordon and Nebraska’s Ameer Abdullah entered...
Athlon Sports
5 months ago
Jared Goff
California ran into a brick wall on its path to the postseason in 2014, but the program appears to be in solid hands with head coach Sonny Dykes. Cal ended its 2014 season sitting on five wins, one win shy of becoming bowl eligible for the...
Athlon Sports
5 months ago
NC State added about a touchdown per game to its scoring average. At the same time, it trimmed three points off its defensive scoring average. The result? An increase of four wins and a bowl trip in Dave Doeren’s second season in Raleigh....
Athlon Sports
5 months ago
Very few players have been scrutinized as much as Ole Miss quarterback Bo Wallace in the past few seasons. The opinion of Dr. Bo Wallace — the nickname given to him by his cult-like followers on the Twitterverse — fluctuated from...
Mitch Light
5 months ago
There’s one simple stat that tells the story of Alabama’s 55–44 Iron Bowl victory. And at first glance, it appears that Auburn did quite well executing its offense in the red zone. After, all the Tigers scored on seven of their...
Mitch Light
5 months ago
Nebraska Cornhuskers
Nebraska fired coach Bo Pelini after the Cornhuskers closed the 2014 regular season with a 9-3 record. Pelini’s record in Lincoln was an impressive 67-27, but the program never took the next step under his watch. Nebraska won at least nine...
Steven Lassan
5 months ago
Nebraska has fired coach Bo Pelini. Athletic director Shawn Eichorst will hold a press conference on Sunday to discuss Pelini's firing and what's next for the program. Pelini will not coach Nebraska in a bowl game. Pelini went 67-27 in...
Steven Lassan
5 months ago
Amari Cooper
Alabama is known for its elite defenses under coach Nick Saban, but in order to win the Iron Bowl matchup against Auburn and keep its national title hopes alive, the Crimson Tide leaned on the offense and receiver Amari Cooper.Cooper earned Athlon...
Steven Lassan
5 months ago
J.T. Barrett
Ohio State quarterback J.T. Barrett suffered a fractured ankle in Saturday’s 42-28 win over Michigan and will miss the remainder of the 2014 season. Barrett was injured during the fourth quarter of the Buckeyes’ victory and was carted...
Steven Lassan
5 months ago
J.T. Barrett
Ohio State quarterback J.T. Barrett suffered a leg injury and was carted off the field during the fourth quarter of Saturday’s game against Michigan. Barrett was tackled by a Michigan defender, and his leg bent awkwardly in a pile of...
Steven Lassan
5 months ago
It’s rivalry week, so it’s no surprise when teams exchange words or punches at midfield prior to kickoff. And the overall play in a rivalry game is usually pretty chippy.Prior to kickoff, Louisville and Kentucky met at midfield and had...
Steven Lassan
5 months ago
Kevin Sumlin
Texas A&M finished its regular season slate with a 23-17 loss to LSU, and one day after the finale, coach Kevin Sumlin announced defensive coordinator Mark Snyder won’t return in 2015.Snyder’s firing was no surprise, as Texas A&...
Steven Lassan
5 months ago
Arizona State receiver Jaelen Strong is one of the best in the nation, and the junior has provided plenty of highlight-worthy catches during his two seasons in Tempe.Strong grabbed an awesome one-handed touchdown grab against Arizona during Friday...
Steven Lassan
5 months ago
LSU freshman running back Leonard Fournette helped to power the Tigers past Texas A&M on Thanksgiving night with 146 yards and one score on 19 carries.Fournette’s production wasn’t the only highlight of the night, as the freshman...
Steven Lassan
5 months ago
Dak Prescott
The Egg Bowl is always one of the top rivalry games in the SEC, but there’s more at stake in 2014 for Mississippi State and Ole Miss than in recent memory. For the Rebels, the opportunity to play spoiler against their biggest rival is huge....
Steven Lassan
5 months ago
Melvin Gordon
Minnesota and Wisconsin have met 123 previous times on the gridiron, but Saturday’s matchup in Madison could be one of the biggest in the history of this annual Big Ten rivalry. The Golden Gophers and Badgers are not only playing for the...
Steven Lassan
5 months ago
Jameis Winston
Florida State and Florida enter their annual Sunshine State showdown with different goals in mind. Despite the differences in record and what’s next for both programs, this rivalry matchup will have plenty of intrigue on Saturday afternoon in...
Steven Lassan
5 months ago
Amari Cooper
Alabama and Auburn is one of college football’s top rivalries, and the winner of the last five Iron Bowl matchups has played in the national championship that season. The Crimson Tide could extend that streak to six, as coach Nick Saban...
Steven Lassan
5 months ago
The Crimson Tide stayed at No. 1, with eleven first place votes. Alabama started slow against Western Carolina but trudged to a victory, 48-14. No. 2 FSU slipped past Boston College on a last second field goal 20-17. The Seminoles came in with...
Athlon Sports
5 months ago
Mike London
Mike London will return as Virginia’s coach in 2015. The school announced the news on Wednesday, just a few days before the Cavaliers’ rivalry matchup against Virginia Tech.London was on the hot seat in 2014, but Virginia has a 5-6...
Steven Lassan
5 months ago

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