College Football Articles

With two teams ranked among Athlon Sports’ projected College Football Playoff participants and two more in its Top 25, the ACC schedule will feature several important games this season. Fortunately for fans of the league, the interesting...
Jon Kinne
2 months ago
BYU Cougars
The Big 12 could be expanding by two or four teams in the near future, as the conference’s board of directors on Tuesday authorized commissioner Bob Bowlsby to evaluate and gather information on programs interested in joining the league. The...
Steven Lassan
2 months ago
Kevin Steele’s laugh isn’t derisive. He isn’t trying to make fun of or belittle the question. But he lets loose with a deep chuckle that fairly drips with cream gravy.   So, coach, how much pressure is there for coaches in...
Athlon Sports
2 months ago
Ronald Jones II
It has been a while since the University of Southern California Trojans last contended for a national championship. That was back in 2008, which does seem like a lifetime, but it was really just five coaches and eight years ago. Yet here we are on...
Josh Webb
2 months ago
Mississippi State coach Dan Mullen has proven, if nothing else over the years, that he knows how to get the absolute most out of his players. And that is a compliment most coaches love to hear, because it signifies a job well done. The nation...
Cody McClure
2 months ago
For the second straight year, Tennessee is one of the hot names in the offseason as the Volunteers continue to gather steam. Last season, the Vols were a bit of a disappointment, but didn't have to be. They lost four games by one score or less...
Matt Josephs
2 months ago
The Big Ten moves to a nine-game conference schedule in 2016, meaning fewer non-conference battles to evaluate from the 14-team conference. Even though the number of non-conference tilts has been reduced, there are still some good quality matchups...
Kevin McGuire
2 months ago
Jim Harbaugh definitely makes the most of the Wolverines offseason.   The Michigan head coach appears in rapper Bailey's new music video for "Who's Got It Better Than Us?" and it does not disappoint. The song centers around...
Jasmine Watkins
2 months ago
Coaches and players try to say every game on their schedule is meaningful and counts the same as any other.   That’s true mathematically, but college football lives in the real world and there are specific games teams get up for even...
Craig Haley
2 months ago
Joey Bosa
Upon his arrival at Ohio State, head coach Urban Meyer’s initial recruiting class in 2012 consisted of 25 players. While Meyer had high hopes for his initial crop of Buckeyes, he also was far from satisfied.   He described that 2012...
Chip Minnich
2 months ago
Deshaun Watson
It doesn’t matter if it’s NFL or college fantasy football; quarterback is arguably the most important position when it comes to drafting a team that can compete for a championship. In college, it also should come as no surprise that the...
Mike Bainbridge
2 months ago
Urban Meyer
Ohio State enters the 2016 season with more questions than the Buckeyes have had before at any time during Urban Meyer's tenure. Nine underclassmen joined last season's outgoing senior class in hopes of making it in the NFL. Some of them...
J.P. Scott
2 months ago
Joel Bouagnon
The MAC has turned into quite the brand and a lot of it comes from the wild conference games that can be seen on almost any day of the week during the college football season. Last year the conference registered only three bowl wins in seven...
Matt Josephs
2 months ago
Carl Lawson
If you pay attention to SEC football at all, or just college football in general, you probably already know names like Leonard Fournette at LSU, Myles Garrett at Texas A&M, and Chad Kelly at Ole Miss. Indeed, many of the SEC’s top players...
Cody McClure
2 months ago
Jake Browning
It’s no secret quarterback play is an integral part of every college football team and its hopes of winning a national title, contending for a conference championship or simply making a bowl. However, this position is also the most difficult...
Steven Lassan
2 months ago
Corey Smith
Back in February 2013, Ohio State head coach Urban Meyer and his coaching staff were able to sign 24 players in a recruiting class that was ranked second in the country by 247Sports. Of these 24 players, Ohio State only lost three to transfer or...
Chip Minnich
2 months ago
James Franklin
When James Franklin arrived at Penn State in January 2014, one of his priorities was to replenish some of the optimism that had dwindled amid the many doomsday predications that followed the NCAA’s imposition of severe sanctions in 2012 and...
Athlon Sports
2 months ago
Luke Falk
The most successful football season in 12 years at Washington State nearly derailed out of the starting gate.   "Here we go again," defensive back Parker Henry said, reminiscing on the sentiment that might very well have overtaken...
Kyle Kensing
2 months ago
Lane Kiffin
When USC trots out onto the field on Sept. 3 at AT&T Stadium for its opener against defending national champion Alabama, a familiar face will be stalking the sidelines for the Crimson Tide.   Lane Kiffin.   The Trojans’...
Bryan Fischer
2 months ago
Sonny Dykes
Offensive lineman Steven Moore is still learning about Australia ahead of his Cal Golden Bears visiting Sydney for the 2016 season opener against Hawaii.   He knows enough to avoid the waters, he said at Thursday’s session of the Pac-...
Kyle Kensing
2 months ago
When Stanford’s Christian McCaffrey broke Barry Sanders’ FBS record for all-purpose yardage but failed to take home the Heisman Trophy last season, a popular refrain was that the talented tailback would have held up the award had he...
Bryan Fischer
2 months ago
On Feb. 6, 2013, Ohio State head coach Urban Meyer addressed the media to discuss the recruiting efforts of the Ohio State coaching staff. "Our first year together as a coaching staff last year did not count because that was not a coaching...
Chip Minnich
2 months ago
The Big Ten West is going to be a fun race although Iowa could be the team best built to win it, again. The Hawkeyes will have to fend off challenges from Nebraska and Wisconsin among others. The other intriguing race will be for last place between...
Matt Josephs
2 months ago
When the first edition of the College Football Playoff kicked off without a Big 12 team, the league found itself suddenly in the middle of an existential crisis.   Expansion was discussed time again and time again. Tie-breaking procedures...
Bryan Fischer
2 months ago
Braden Gall and David Fox are back in Nashville after returning from SEC Media Days and a honeymoon respectively. We've got a complete breakdown as well official championship predictions from 23 of our closest friends.   - Was Dan Mullen...
Braden Gall
2 months ago

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