College Football Articles

Frank Solich has Ohio positioned for its fourth MAC Championship Game of the last decade entering the 2016 season's final stretch.   But for the Bobcats to return to Detroit — and perhaps win the MAC title game for the first time...
Kyle Kensing
3 months ago
Athlon Sports' Braden Gall and Mitch Light break down the first Playoff Committee Rankings and preview Week 10 in college football.   - Should Texas A&M be ranked ahead of Washington and should "margin of victory...
Braden Gall
3 months ago
Leonard Fournette
College football’s Week 10 slate opened with midweek MACtion on Tuesday and Wednesday night and continues with the usual matchups on Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Four games are slated for Thursday night, including Oklahoma at Iowa State and...
Steven Lassan
3 months ago
LOS ANGELES - USC commemorated an anniversary last month with its 21-17 defeat of Pac-12 South-leading Colorado. Oct. 8, 2015, marked the Trojans' last loss in the home confines of the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum.    That...
Kyle Kensing
3 months ago
If you had told me in September that LSU would still have a shot at winning the SEC West when it played Alabama, I would have been skeptical. Nevertheless, that seems to be the nature of rivalry, even with the departure of former Tigers head...
Aaron Tallent
3 months ago
Dino Babers
The first College Football Playoff rankings have been released and now we all know where this season is headed. The top four are the top four and that's just the way it is, right?   In the words of Dr. Evil, "How about no?"...
J.P. Scott
3 months ago
Halloween is over, the air is getting colder and the fall foliage is turning into the beautiful hues we all know and love across the country. As good as college football has been so far in 2016, things are about to ramp up even more as we enter...
Bryan Fischer
3 months ago
Lamar Jackson
The College Football Playoff selection committee released its first set of rankings on Tuesday night. As expected, Alabama took the top spot, with Clemson at No. 2 and Michigan at No. 3 The big surprise came at No. 4, as the committee went with...
Steven Lassan
3 months ago
Kareem Hunt
November MACtion continues on Wednesday night, as Toledo and Akron look to rebound from disappointing losses in Week 9 and stay in the hunt for a division title and a trip to Detroit for the conference title game in early December. Less than 200...
Steven Lassan
3 months ago
Leonard Fournette
College football is chock-full of rivalry games that pull fans in from across the country. From the Red River Showdown, to the “Victory Bell,” and “The Game,” when teams like Texas and Oklahoma, UCLA and USC, or Michigan and...
Ryan Wright
3 months ago
Nick Saban
I tried this last season and — thanks to Alabama — it didn't work out so well. I'm going to try it again this season — and thanks to again to Alabama — it probably won't work out so well. Nonetheless, I'...
J.P. Scott
3 months ago
Mitch Trubisky
With just over a month remaining in college football’s 2016 regular season, conference title races are starting to clear and the frontrunners have emerged after nine weeks of action. In the ACC, Clemson is a clear favorite to win the Atlantic...
Steven Lassan
3 months ago
Baker Mayfield
The first nine weeks of the college football season are in the books. The final weekend in October produced four upsets of unbeaten teams, as Baylor, Nebraska, Boise State and West Virginia all suffered their first loss of the season last...
Steven Lassan
3 months ago
Alabama-LSU highlights this week's slate, as the playoff picture starts to come into focus.   The Athlon Sports College Football Experts Club gives you the chance to compete with your friends and our experts each week....
Rob Doster
3 months ago
Week 9 was wild and crazy as promised but what did it all mean? Don't forget to subscribe here and rate us if you like (or don't like) what you hear! Mitch Light and Braden Gall break down the weekend of action.   - The...
Braden Gall
3 months ago
Zach Terrell
Western Michigan looks to keep its unbeaten season and New Year’s Six bowl hopes intact on Tuesday night, as the Broncos travel to Muncie, Ind. to take on Ball State. While the midweek MACtion schedule is quirky with Tuesday and Wednesday...
Steven Lassan
3 months ago
Now that November is upon us, the MAC is ready to kick start your Tuesday night college football viewing with a matchup that probably looked to be the game of the year when the schedule was originally set. Bowling Green and Northern Illinois are a...
Kevin McGuire
3 months ago
It’s hard to have asked for a better weekend of college football than the one we experienced in Week 9, with close games, huge upsets and several undefeated teams suffering their first loss. Whether it was Wisconsin holding on against...
Bryan Fischer
3 months ago
Benny Snell Jr.
We are nearing the last quarter of the college fantasy football season, yet we are still finding diamonds in the rough that are not on rosters at this point in the year. Freshman running backs were the story this past weekend with Benny Snell Jr. (...
Mike Bainbridge
3 months ago
If you watched the greatest show in television history, “Friday Night Lights,” you surely remember Washington State head coach Mike Leach’s cameo in which he gave an epic pep talk to the king of motivational speeches, Eric...
Jim Weber
3 months ago
Jabrill Peppers
Every week, I write this column as a result of some of the strange decisions made by the voters in college football’s two most popular polls: the AP Top 25 and the Amway Coaches Poll. For the first time all season, I have nothing bad to say...
J.P. Scott
3 months ago
Halloween weekend was an appropriate time for some scary good performances and ghoulishly bad losses.   James Madison might still be scoring points against Rhode Island today, and North Dakota, Eastern Washington, Western Illinois and New...
Craig Haley
3 months ago
D'Onta Foreman
Week 9 of the 2016 college football season produced several big performances and memorable moments. Four undefeated teams - West Virginia, Boise State, Nebraska and Baylor - suffered their first defeat of the season, while Clemson rallied...
Steven Lassan
3 months ago
Gus Malzahn
Week 9 of the 2016 college football season produced several big performances and memorable moments from the SEC. Auburn extended its winning streak to five games with a victory over Ole Miss, South Carolina upset Tennessee, and Kentucky...
Steven Lassan
3 months ago
Mounting injuries have been an all-too recurring theme in the Pac-12 this season, and no two teams better exemplify that than Arizona and Stanford.   The two roving MASH units meet late Saturday in Tucson with the usual lineup changes that...
Kyle Kensing
4 months ago

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