College Football Articles

Justin Thomas
Last season, Georgia Tech began the season by winning its first two games. But after losing to Notre Dame, the wheels fell off and a big reason why was the tendency to turn the ball over.   This year, the Yellow Jackets started out 3-0, but...
Jon Kinne
1 month ago
Charlie Strong
Remember about a year ago, when there was all that talk about head coach Charlie Strong floundering in the build up to Texas’ annual date in the Cotton Bowl with Oklahoma? The Longhorns came out of their grudge match against the boys from...
Allen Kenney
1 month ago
Trevor Knight
The Week 6 edition of college football’s picks against the spread features predictions for some of Saturday’s biggest games, including Tennessee-Texas A&M, Florida State-Miami and Alabama-Arkansas. Additionally, conference matchups...
Mitch Light
1 month ago
Drew Wolitarsky
The annual battle for The Floyd of Rosedale trophy brings with it serious Big Ten West implications in 2016. Having lost a heartbreaker to Penn State in overtime last weekend, Minnesota has otherwise looked fairly impressive every time out. Iowa,...
J.P. Scott
1 month ago
Saquon Barkley
The budding rivalry between Penn State and Maryland continues this weekend as the Nittany Lions host the Terrapins in Big Ten East play. This will be the third meeting between the old rivals since Maryland joined the Big Ten, and Maryland...
Kevin McGuire
1 month ago
Luke Del Rio
Editor’s note: Around 4 p.m. ET on Thursday, the SEC announced that Saturday’s scheduled game between LSU and Florida had been “postponed indefinitely” due to the projected impact of Hurricane Matthew. This preview was...
Antwan Staley
1 month ago
DeShone Kizer
After a 33-16 victory over previously unbeaten Wake Forest last Saturday, NC State is now 3-1. The Week 2 loss to East Carolina is in the past and the Wolfpack have built some momentum.   That’s a good thing because the Wolfpack open a...
Jon Kinne
1 month ago
It’s beginning to look more and more like Boise State will have a shot to crash the New Year’s Six Bowl festivities – so long as the Broncos can successfully navigate an underrated Mountain West schedule from here on out. On...
J.P. Scott
1 month ago
Dane Evans
American Athletic Conference rivals SMU and Tulsa are set to square off for a national television audience Friday night and play in front of a black out at H.A. Chapman Stadium. The Mustangs have already matched their win total from 2015 after...
Nicholas Ian Allen
1 month ago
Maybe playing at home under the lights on a Friday night against a national power will ignite the type of spark Boston College desperately needs at the moment.   As Clemson comes to Chestnut Hill on the heels of a thrilling win over...
Adam Kurkjian
1 month ago
Deondre Francois
We are entering Week 6 of the college fantasy football season and monitoring the weather reports will be paramount as Hurricane Matthew will make its way up the Florida, Georgia and Carolina coast this weekend and will likely impact inland areas in...
Mike Bainbridge
1 month ago
The conference season is in full bloom, making it the best time of the year.   Until, of course, we say that about another time of the year. Honestly, just three more times.   But the best games in college football are usually...
Craig Haley
1 month ago
Jeff Brohm
Western Kentucky and Louisiana Tech will meet under the lights of Joe Aillet Stadium in Ruston, La., Thursday night as both schools continue their quests for the Conference USA crown.   Louisiana Tech, a West C-USA affiliate, enters Thursday...
Elton Hayes
2 months ago
The American Athletic Conference sends two of its best teams not located in Houston to the field Thursday night when Memphis hosts Temple in a primetime conference battle. The Owls upended the Tigers in Philadelphia last season en route to making...
Kevin McGuire
2 months ago
Jalen Hurts
College football’s Week 6 slate kicks off on Wednesday night, as Georgia Southern and Arkansas State meet for a midweek showdown between two of the Sun Belt’s top programs. Thursday night’s action features two Group of 5...
Steven Lassan
2 months ago
Matt Breida
Arkansas State and Georgia Southern entered 2016 as two of the top teams in the Sun Belt, but both programs enter October still looking to put all of the pieces together in an effort to challenge Appalachian State for the conference title. This...
Steven Lassan
2 months ago
Just about everything clicked in USC's 41-20 rout of previously unbeaten Arizona State on Saturday, but no single unit got more highlight-reel moments out of the win than the Trojans secondary.   Safety Leon McQuay III prevented a...
Kyle Kensing
2 months ago
As Saturday’s miraculous play in Athens once again proved, no football play is as exciting as the “Hail Mary” pass. It is college football’s equivalent of a boxer losing on points in the waning seconds of the 12th round...
Aaron Tallent
2 months ago
J.T. Barrett
The first five weeks of the college football season are in the books. And as expected, the 2016 season has already experienced some unexpected teams on the rise and on the decline. Florida State was picked by many as a preseason favorite to reach...
Steven Lassan
2 months ago
I have never seen a more wildly inconsistent football team in my life than the 2016 Tennessee Volunteers and the only conclusion I can draw is, like the commercials say, the miserable first half Volunteers have cable and the powerhouse second...
Jim Weber
2 months ago
CLEMSON, S.C. — In the end, it was just one yard.   One yard separated Clemson from Louisville this season, and only one. It’s hard for the most anticipated, top-five matchup of the regular season to live up to...
Bryan Fischer
2 months ago
Nearing the halfway point of the college fantasy football season and there are still new names that are leaving an impression in the box score and on the stat sheet that are not on any rosters.   A successful college fantasy football season...
Mike Bainbridge
2 months ago
With Tennessee's miracle in Athens, Washington's big win over Stanford and Clemson's epic victory over Louisville, the playoff picture is just starting to come into focus. And as the intensity heats up on the field, so does the...
Rob Doster
2 months ago
Chris Petersen
With three matchups between top 10 teams on the schedule heading into this past weekend, we knew we were going to learn a lot more about how this college football season would eventually shake out. We learned that Clemson and Michigan were every...
J.P. Scott
2 months ago
If you are the 20th-ranked team, you might as well be 30th. If you’re 35th, maybe you’re really 25th.   Our Athlon Sports FCS Power Poll watched teams ranked 18th (Eastern Illinois), 19th (Illinois State), 20th (Colgate), 23rd (...
Craig Haley
2 months ago

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