College Football Articles

Frank Beamer
The 2015 Camping World Independence Bowl will mark the end of Virginia Tech coach Frank Beamer's legendary career. You'd think it would be safe to say he's seen it all, but Beamer has never coached against Tulsa. Speaking of legends,...
J.P. Scott
5 months ago
Josh Rosen
Every college football season is a new opportunity for the freshmen players on 128 FBS teams to make a statement. While each year always produces a handful of freshmen standouts, it seems more first-year players are making an impact at a high level...
Steven Lassan
5 months ago
Luke Falk
The Washington State Cougars will play in their second bowl game in three seasons as they will take on the Miami Hurricanes in the 2015 Hyundai Sun Bowl in El Paso, Texas. In 2013, the Cougars lost a close game to the Colorado State Rams 48-45 in...
Antwan Staley
5 months ago
Maybe it's only fitting Connecticut and Marshall will play in this year’s St. Petersburg Bowl on a field normally used for baseball. This one could easily end in a baseball-type score. OK, so that might be a slight exaggeration, but...
Erik Stinnett
5 months ago
There are some college football Twitter accounts that you can't help but follow. Some teams just have what it takes to connect with their fans and maybe even convert those who aren't. Twitter is an important part of the equation,...
Jasmine Watkins
5 months ago
Plenty of credit should be given to Kirk Ferentz and his Iowa Hawkeyes for coming oh-so-close to winning the Big Ten championship and getting into the College Football Playoff. A 12-1 record, Big Ten West Division title and an invitation to the...
Robert A. Boleyn
5 months ago
Michigan State Spartans
Braden Gall, Mitch Light and David Fox analyze every angle of the 2015 College Football Playoff: - Which team benefits the most, the least from the long layoff? - Which coach's legacy would benefit the most from a national...
Braden Gall
5 months ago
Donnel Pumphrey
The last of college football’s pre-Christmas bowl games kicks off on Thursday, Dec. 24, as Cincinnati and San Diego State make the trek to Honolulu for an intriguing matchup in the Hawaii Bowl. The Aztecs are making their sixth consecutive...
Steven Lassan
5 months ago
Zach Terrell
The Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders and the Western Michigan Broncos have a lot to live up to. We can only hope that this year’s edition of the Popeyes Bahamas Bowl is remotely as entertaining as last year’s game between Western Kentucky...
Jake Rose
5 months ago
Connor Cook
What is great about college football is that every season seems to offer a new handful of memories that can be shared and remembered for years to come. In 2015 we saw plenty of great comebacks and nailbiters filled with monster individual...
Kevin McGuire
5 months ago
Duke Blue Devils alternate helmet
College football’s bowl season always seems to be a good spot for teams to unveil a new alternate helmet or uniform. Duke is one of the first teams to unveil a new design for the postseason, as the Blue Devils will wear a white helmet...
Steven Lassan
5 months ago
Say what you will about Urban Meyer, there's no doubting he's got a heart of gold. The Ohio State coach recently surprised a 5-year-old and his family with tickets to the Fiesta Bowl. The family just thought they were going to get a...
Jasmine Watkins
5 months ago
The San Diego County Credit Union Poinsettia Bowl (say that five times fast, I dare you) offers up two well-respected Group of 5 programs in Boise State and Northern Illinois. Unfortunately for both, the 2015 season did not end as positively as it...
Chip Minnich
5 months ago
Matt Johnson
The 2015 GoDaddy Bowl matchup between Bowling Green and Georgia Southern features contrasting, yet exciting styles of play and two teams looking to finish the season on a high note with an interim coach on the sidelines. Last year’s GoDaddy...
Steven Lassan
5 months ago
In August, if I were to tell you that Temple and Toledo would win 10 games each during the regular season but neither would have a conference championship ring entering bowl festivities, you might have rolled your eyes in disbelief. But it...
Tyler Waddell
5 months ago
When it comes to the SEC you may not think of high-flying offenses that put up scores you might expect to see more commonly in the Big 12 or Pac-12, but even the SEC got involved in some high-scoring contests this season. And yes, there was a nice...
Kevin McGuire
5 months ago
Brandon Doughty
The Miami Beach Bowl features two of the nation’s top Group of 5 programs from 2015, and this Dec. 21 matchup between South Florida and WKU should be one of the better pre-Christmas bowls this season. This game also features a reunion between...
Steven Lassan
5 months ago
Chuckie Keeton
Akron has taken a major step forward in building a contender out of a program that was once a firmly entrenched cellar dweller. Now the Zips get to face a team in Utah State that successfully traveled this path before them. The two teams meet...
John Coon
5 months ago
Luke Falk
The Pac-12 may not be participating in this season's College Football Playoff, but the 2015 season had plenty to offer fans along the way. Few conferences rival the Pac-12 when it comes to thrillers and close calls from start to finish. Yes,...
Kevin McGuire
5 months ago
Saturday’s Royal Purple Las Vegas Bowl will mark the renewal of one of college football’s most intense rivalries. BYU and Utah are 45 minutes from each other and – minus three years during World War II – faced each other...
Aaron Tallent
5 months ago
College football bowl season is honestly one of my favorite times of the year. And while there are some awesome matchups that the casual fan will scoff at; the important thing to remember when handicapping these contests is that motivation is the...
Matt Josephs
5 months ago
The end of the year is a time of reflection, a time to make promises to ourselves to do better in the next year. For us at Athlon Sports, we like to take stock of the predictions we made back in May and June to see how they panned out. Which...
David Fox
5 months ago
Each month, we pick six of our favorite things and tell you about them. They may be books, automobiles, video games, sports gear, outdoor apparel or whatever happens to be awesome. Bushnell Tour XIf you're like us, you need every advantage...
Rich McVey
5 months ago
Michigan State is often overlooked and under-appreciated. They don't deserve this kind of treatment. On the College Football Playoff preview cover of Sports Illustrated, Spartans head coach Mark Dantonio's name was misspelled. ...
Jasmine Watkins
5 months ago
College football and "Star Wars" are American institutions. The passion existing within both fan bases could provide enough boost to kick the Millennium Falcon into overdrive or power the shield generators for the Death Star on the forest...
Josh Webb
5 months ago

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