College Football Articles

USC Trojans
It might not look like a marquee weekend in the Pac-12, as only one game will feature two ranked teams, but Week 9 could be one of the biggest of the season out West. Contenders Oregon, USC, Arizona, Arizona State and UCLA are all on the road...
Braden Gall
4 months ago
Marquise Williams
The ACC owned the spotlight last Saturday night, as the Florida State-Notre Dame matchup was one of the best - and highest viewed - games of the 2014 college football season.This week, there’s a different flavor of games in the conference....
Steven Lassan
4 months ago
J.T. Barrett
The ninth week of the college football season presents a pair of intriguing coaching matchups — one will be the first matchup in a new coaching rivalry, the other likely is the final meeting. In State College, two of the most aggressive...
David Fox
4 months ago
Rejection stings. When the time comes for Florida and Michigan to hire new football coaches, the two college football powers may find out how much. The Gators’ Will Muschamp and the Wolverines’ Brady Hoke remain employed today, but...
David Fox
4 months ago
Al Golden
The ACC Coastal is the biggest mystery among the Power 5 conferences heading into Week 9. Sure, there is some uncertainty in the other conferences, but the Coastal features seven teams that still have a chance to win the division. No other league...
Steven Lassan
4 months ago
Will Muschamp
College football’s coach carousel has been active this season, as four FBS programs have already announced their intentions to have a new coach in place for 2015.And that list is expected to grow over the next few weeks, as a handful of...
Steven Lassan
4 months ago
Nebraska Cornhuskers
Athlon Sports has formed a Heisman Trophy committee. Each week, we will ask 13 members of the national college football media to rank their top candidates for the Heisman Trophy. Each voter will rank their top five candidates, with each first-...
Braden Gall
4 months ago
Ohio State Buckeyes
The original reality TV show is sports. No contrived setting where seven strangers living in a house or one bachelor searching for love can match the excitement the Iron Bowl delivered last fall. The beauty of college football lies in its...
Braden Gall
4 months ago
The Legends Poll Top 8 College Football Rankings: Week 8
Just one week after knocking off TCU, Baylor became the latest casualty in the Big 12, leaving the conference with no unbeaten teams and no teams in the Legends Poll Top 8. The Bears fell 41-27 in Morgantown and dropped from No. 4 in the...
Athlon Sports
4 months ago
Notre Dame and the ACC (and its 14 teams) have announced future dates for matchups until 2025.The Fighting Irish will play five ACC opponents most seasons, but there are some seasons with four or six matchups.Of note: Notre Dame won’t play...
Steven Lassan
4 months ago
Hugh Freeze
With eight weeks in the books, college football’s bowl and national title picture is surrounded in uncertainty. The new playoff format has added a new layer of intrigue, as four teams – instead of two – will have a shot at...
Steven Lassan
4 months ago
Connor Cook
The new college football playoff format has added even more intrigue to the 2014 season. Instead of figuring out the top two teams in early December, the focus has shifted to finding four teams to play in the first FBS postseason playoff format....
Steven Lassan
4 months ago
This past weekend in the SEC lacked some of the drama we had seen in previous weeks, but there were some very interesting results. Alabama was a heavy favorite over Texas A&M, but who could have predicted such a dominant performance from the...
Mitch Light
4 months ago
Bo Wallace
About a month ago, the schedule for Week 9 of the college football season probably didn’t look all that meaningful. At that time, Baylor and Oklahoma were the clear cut favorites in the Big 12, so games like Texas-Kansas State and West...
David Fox
4 months ago
Oregon Ducks
Athlon Sports brings the most intriguing, important, historic and bizarre stats from around the weekend of Pac-12 football action: 187.7: Devontae Booker yards per game in the last three gamesAfter three weeks of the season, the junior college...
Braden Gall
4 months ago
College Football
 Hosts Braden Gall and David Fox recap all of Week 8's action in college football. This week's edition features Florida State's win over Notre Dame, the entertaining Big 12, a Will Muschamp debate, Oregon's return and much...
Braden Gall
4 months ago
David Shaw
Stanford has established a tradition of playing tough defense, the best in the Pac-12, but at some point even the best defensive teams need to find a way to score some points. The days of Andrew Luck and Toby Gerhart now seem like distant memories...
Athlon Sports
4 months ago
Kyle Whittingham
Two weeks ago, Utah scored a victory over a top 10 UCLA program that let the rest of the Pac-12 know the Utes had finally arrived to compete in the conference. After a bye week, the Utes showed true resiliency by edging Oregon State in double...
Athlon Sports
4 months ago
Numbers and statistics are a huge part of college football. Every Sunday, reading updated box scores and stats is like Christmas for fans and media members. Some stats like total offense and total defense are overrated but each help paint a picture...
Corby Yarbrough
4 months ago
J.T. Barrett
A healthy Braxton Miller on the field was supposed to make the 2014 season one that was all about making the first College Football Playoff for the Ohio State Buckeyes. Those hopes are effectively toned down before the season ever got started with...
Athlon Sports
4 months ago
David Cutcliffe
Another year, another bowl trip for the Duke Blue Devils. This has become the norm in college football, and who knows when it will end. With a 20-13 victory over Virginia this past weekend, Duke improved its season record to 6-1 to become eligible...
Athlon Sports
4 months ago
Texas A&M’s 59-0 loss to Alabama on Saturday was easily the worst of Kevin Sumlin’s three seasons in College Station. The Aggies had little margin for error coming into Tuscaloosa and were simply dominated in every facet of the...
Steven Lassan
4 months ago
Art Briles
Art Briles has brought Baylor to new territory for most of his tenure. On Saturday, he’ll be in another place he’s rarely been. He’ll field questions asking what’s wrong with the Baylor offense. The Bears’...
David Fox
4 months ago
Bill Snyder
On its face, perhaps Kansas State’s 31-30 win at Oklahoma doesn’t put the Wildcats in anyone’s playoff picks next week. The Wildcats remain a one-loss squad, and its win over the Sooners included a certain amount of good...
David Fox
4 months ago
Bobby Petrino
Despite the return of coach Bobby Petrino, Louisville’s offense wasn’t incredibly prolific in the first half of the season. While the Cardinals weren’t meeting lofty preseason expectations for the offense, it’s easy to...
Steven Lassan
4 months ago

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