College Football Articles

Mark Weisman
“Two weeks until Ohio State-Michigan State” may as well be the theme for this Saturday in the Big Ten. A nice way to put this week would be to call it a table-setting Saturday. Northwestern and Iowa meet in an important game to set...
David Fox
4 months ago
Oregon Ducks
The Pac-12 is getting no respect from the Playoff Committee. Oregon isn’t ranked in the top four and one-loss teams Arizona, Arizona State and Utah rank significantly down the list of one-loss teams (No. 12, No. 14 and No. 17...
Braden Gall
4 months ago
The Nos. 3 and 4 teams in the initial College Football Playoff selection committee’s rankings get together in Oxford this weekend. The winner will stay in the thick of the SEC West race; the loser is probably out of the Playoff race....
Mitch Light
4 months ago
Jameis Winston
Florida State puts its 23-game winning streak on the line on Thursday night, as the Seminoles travel to Louisville for a key ACC showdown. The Cardinals are 6-2 in their debut season in the ACC, but Florida State is easily their toughest opponent...
Steven Lassan
4 months ago
Todd Gurley
Georgia running back Todd Gurley will be eligible to return to the lineup on Nov. 15, after the NCAA handed down its ruling into his reinstatement case. Gurley was suspended from the team prior to the Oct. 11 contest against Missouri due to...
Steven Lassan
4 months ago
Texas A&M hopes to rebound from a 59-0 loss to Alabama with an easy win over ULM this Saturday.And to help the Aggies win in style, the program has unveiled throwback uniforms for Saturday’s game against the Warhawks.These uniforms are a...
Steven Lassan
4 months ago
College Football
The initial College Football Playoff rankings were released amid a sea of anti-SEC sentiment and swirling ESPN conspiracy theories. Gasp, four of the top six teams hail from the SEC.  Why did this happen? Because the SEC and ESPN...
Braden Gall
4 months ago
Florida State Seminoles
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
Oregon Ducks
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
The first rankings by the College Football Playoff selection committee followed the mainstream sentiment with three SEC West teams in the top four. The only mild surprise was the three teams included. Auburn debuted at No. 3 despite a single...
David Fox
5 months ago
Derrick Henry
The race to claim one of college football’s four playoff spots is officially in the home stretch. Week 10 is the first Saturday in November, leaving little time for teams to solidify their case as a playoff contender.The playoff committee...
Steven Lassan
5 months ago
The SEC West intra-division carnage continued this past weekend as Ole Miss fell to LSU in Baton Rouge Saturday night. The loss dropped the Rebels five spots to No. 8 in the Legends Poll. And their consolation prize? Auburn comes to town next...
Athlon Sports
5 months ago
Marcus Mariota
College football’s playoff committee will release its first set of rankings on Tuesday, Oct. 28. After months of intrigue and waiting, this release should give the college football world some insight into what the committee values in its...
Steven Lassan
5 months ago
With nine weeks in the books, college football’s bowl and national title picture is starting to clear. The playoff committee will release its first projection on Tuesday this week, which should give fans, coaches and players a better idea of...
Steven Lassan
5 months ago
Arizona Wildcats
Athlon Sports brings the most intriguing, important, historic and bizarre stats from around the weekend of Pac-12 football action: 59: Arizona school record for points in a Pac-12 gameThe Wildcats scored 59 points behind five touchdown strikes...
Braden Gall
5 months ago
Dan Mullen
 The College Football Playoff selection committee will release its first rankings today, and no one really knows what to expect. Will the selection committee’s top 25 be a carbon copy of the AP or coaches polls? Will it be wildly...
David Fox
5 months ago
Nick Marshall
By Saturday, the release of the first College Football Playoff top 25 may feel like an afterthought. True, the playoff is one of the defining features of the season, but the first weekend of November is a clear indication of the other major...
David Fox
5 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...
Athlon Sports
5 months ago
College Football
 Hosts Braden Gall and David Fox recap all of Week 9's action in college football. This week's edition features a healthy SEC West playoff debate (things get heated), wide open races in the Pac-12 South, Big Ten West and ACC...
Braden Gall
5 months ago
Will Muschamp
There’s a good chance the fate of Florida coach Will Muschamp was sealed in Florida’s 42-13 loss to Missouri on Oct. 18. But if it wasn’t, the next five games are a make-or-break stretch in Gainesville for the fourth-year coach....
Steven Lassan
5 months ago
Tim Beckman
When Illinois hired Tim Beckman, the administration did so taking a bit on a gamble on a head coach who managed to take Toledo to one bowl game (which the Rockets lost) and never won more than eight games in a season. Now in year three of the...
Athlon Sports
5 months ago
Todd Graham
Casual fans may be forgiven for assuming Arizona State is winning games just with its offense. Todd Graham’s up-tempo coaching style is his calling card and the numbers show it. Arizona State ranks 19th in passing offense and 25th in...
Athlon Sports
5 months ago
Ohio State’s winning streak since losing at home to Virginia Tech has been fueled by the offense. This has overshadowed the work being done with the Buckeyes on defense this season. On Saturday night in Happy Valley, the defense carried Ohio...
Athlon Sports
5 months ago
Connor Cook
Months before the start of the college football season kicked off there was one specific game every college football fan following the Big Ten knew to circle on the calendar. Michigan State will host Ohio State in a rematch of the 2013 Big Ten...
Athlon Sports
5 months ago
Larry Fedora
North Carolina is at it again. The Tar Heels won six out of their last seven games last season to finish 7-6, and coach Larry Fedora’s team is on the same path in 2014. North Carolina edged Virginia 28-27 on Saturday to improve to 4-4 overall...
Steven Lassan
5 months ago

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