College Football Articles

DeMarcus Walker
For Jimbo Fisher’s Florida State Seminoles, talent won’t be a problem in 2016. FSU returns 21 of 22 players from the two-deep on its offensive depth chart from 2015 and on defense, the Seminoles have a nice mix of youth and experience...
Mike Ferguson
3 weeks ago
When Texas walked off the Rose Bowl field on Jan. 7, 2010, at least one thing seemed certain: Whatever else the future held, the Longhorns were set at quarterback. True, they’d just lost one of the biggest games in school history, a 37–...
Athlon Sports
3 weeks ago
New faces abound in Pac-12 football in 2016. The Conference of Champions lost more than half of its starting quarterbacks, including the NFL's No. 1 overall pick, Jared Goff; star defensive players like UCLA's Myles Jack and Utah's...
Kyle Kensing
3 weeks ago
The ACC Coastal should provide the most intrigue with so many teams that could win the division. North Carolina should mount a stiff defense of its division title, Miami is on its way back and Virginia Tech and Georgia Tech could both...
Matt Josephs
3 weeks ago
Brandon Harris
The season is almost here: Do you know who your team’s starting quarterback is?   In some cases the answer is obvious, even if it’s not exactly reassuring. (Sometimes a little drama can be a welcome development.) Elsewhere, the...
Athlon Sports
3 weeks ago
Braden Gall and David Fox look deep into their Mario Cristobal and try to predict how college football will look in ten years.   - To try to grasp where college football could be in 2026, we have to look back at the game in 2006. DVRs and...
Braden Gall
3 weeks ago
Luke Falk
Football matters again at Washington State. The Cougars broke through last season, finishing with a winning record and a bowl game victory for the first time in 11 seasons. Is Washington State a one-year wonder or is head coach Mike Leach'...
John Coon
3 weeks ago
Shaq Wiggins
The ACC is loaded with players who are already high on NFL teams’ draft boards and are household names for their respective fan bases. But while those players, like Clemson’s DeShaun Watson or Florida State’s Dalvin Cook, will...
Adam Kurkjian
3 weeks ago
Clemson and Florida State figure to represent the ACC Atlantic in the conference’s title game and potentially in the College Football Playoff depending on how the year goes. Other than that, Louisville could be a threat. The rest...
Matt Josephs
3 weeks ago
Corey Clement
Injuries are an unfortunate part of any college football season and usually take a toll on all 128 teams by the end of the year. Several key players were hit by the injury bug in 2015, including a handful of big names from the Big Ten. Wisconsin...
Steven Lassan
3 weeks ago
Don Brown
Most head coaches have a preferred side of the ball — usually the side they worked on while making their name — and their strategies tend to lean on that unit. There are countless defensive coaches who never seem to be able to field...
Athlon Sports
3 weeks ago
Knowing what wins championships, it’s no coincidence the program with the most dominating defense in the FCS has won the last five national titles.   North Dakota State is the model for athletic, aggressive, physical and ball-hawking...
Craig Haley
3 weeks ago
Chris Petersen
The Washington Huskies will have to navigate some treacherous terrain in order to meet the lofty expectations ahead of them in the 2016 season.    Related: Washington Huskies 2016 Preview and Prediction   Though Washington...
Kyle Kensing
4 weeks ago
Joshua Dobbs
The bar was set fairly high for a young Tennessee Volunteers team in 2015. Despite suffering heart-breaking losses to four great teams by the narrowest of margins, the Volunteers still managed to close out the season in strong fashion, culminating...
Rob McVey
4 weeks ago
Deshaun Watson
Deshaun Watson’s national championship game performance was the kind of night that childhood dreams are made of — the rising junior threw four touchdowns and had 478 yards of total offense — except for the final minutes....
Athlon Sports
4 weeks ago
Kliff Kingbsury
It has been anything but a quiet offseason for the Big 12. Shifting the focus to on-field matters, here are the most important or interesting stats to know for the 10 Big 12 teams to help get you ready for the upcoming season....
Allen Kenney
4 weeks ago
Royce Freeman
The Pac-12 Conference marketed its athletics in the 2015-16 school year with the motto, "The Power of 12." In recognition of the league's mathematical slogan, the following are 12 statistics to know heading into the Pac-12's next...
Kyle Kensing
4 weeks ago
Colorado Buffaloes
Be it a savory brat haze floating over State Street, towering Georgia pines surrounding the 40 Watt Club or 1.5 million bats emerging nightly from slumber, the uniqueness of college football is captured by the individuality of the college towns it...
Braden Gall
4 weeks ago
Myles Garrett
The summer temperatures in Texas maybe soaring into the triple digits but the heat building up under the seat of Texas A&M head coach Kevin Sumlin has to be feeling even hotter for the embattled leader. The Aggies have descended down the SEC...
Ryan Wright
1 month ago
Davis Webb
Quarterback play is always under the microscope for every college football team. This position is the toughest to evaluate, develop and project for upcoming seasons. Finding a new starter or replacing a departing senior comes easy for some teams....
Steven Lassan
1 month ago
Baker Mayfield
Baker Mayfield didn’t win the Heisman Trophy in 2015. He didn’t even get invited to New York for the festivities.   He did win the Burlsworth Trophy, awarded annually to the nation’s top player who began his career as a...
Athlon Sports
1 month ago
Defenses in the FCS can’t stop what they can’t catch.   Most of the best running backs in the FCS this season may be undersized, but they’re fast, deceptively strong and, oh, so electrifying.   Seven of the nation...
Craig Haley
1 month ago
People are going to disagree with writers. It's the circle of life.    Fox Sports' Clay Travis probably knows more than anybody about people disagreeing with his opinion. Sometimes players are at the point where they just can...
Jasmine Watkins
1 month ago
Deshaun Watson
The 2016 college football season is just around the corner, and it’s time to honor the best of the best for the upcoming year. The 2016 season features plenty of big names returning to the gridiron, including a standout group of...
Steven Lassan
1 month ago
Jalen Hurd
Yet again the SEC appears loaded entering the 2016 college football season. Not only is Alabama the defending national champion, but five other schools from the conference are also in Athlon Sports’ Top 25.   Related: SEC Football...
Cody McClure
1 month ago

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