College Football Articles

C.J. Beathard
Defining a “sleeper team” for the College Football Playoff isn’t easy. The definition of a “sleeper team” can vary among fanbases, and each preseason prediction or ranking has different views on the upcoming season....
Steven Lassan
4 weeks ago
Tom Herman
Success with any college football team starts with coaching. Even if a program doesn’t have the resources of the nation’s elite jobs, a good coach can elevate a program into national title contention. However, similar to any position on...
Steven Lassan
4 weeks ago
The Missouri Valley Football Conference could become the first FCS conference to have five playoff teams in three consecutive seasons in 2016. But the preeminent conference in the FCS appears strong enough to take its success to a higher level....
Craig Haley
4 weeks ago
If you’re one of the lucky college football fans out there who has already picked up this year’s Athlon Sports SEC preview (and if you haven’t, you should rectify that now), you may have noticed a notable anniversary.  ...
David Fox
4 weeks ago
Dale Hansen is a pretty tough Texas sports anchor.   The WFAA 8 anchor has laid into Greg Hardy among many other hot topics, and has his sights set on Baylor's Art Briles. During his famed Unplugged segment, Hansen says the Bears'...
Jasmine Watkins
1 month ago
Matt Wells
Success with any college football team starts with coaching. Even if a program doesn’t have the resources of the nation’s elite jobs, a good coach can elevate a program into national title contention. However, similar to any position on...
Steven Lassan
1 month ago
After hearing LSU's live mascot, Mike VI, was been diagnosed with terminal cancer, PETA felt it was time to step in.   The animal rights organization, along with LSU Animal Advocates, sent a letter calling for the school to stop...
Jasmine Watkins
1 month ago
Marcus Williams
Utah has moved up the Pac-12 South ladder each of the last two seasons. Can the Utes take the final step toward claiming a division title in 2016?   The door is wide open to move forward. Utah returns a fearsome defense loaded with...
John Coon
1 month ago
Mike Riley
By now, most Nebraska fans are familiar with Stevie Tu'ikolovatu’s name even if they can’t pronounce it. It appears that Tu'ikolovatu will take his 6-foot-1, 320-pound frame to one of three schools as a graduate transfer...
Brandon Cavanaugh
1 month ago
Brad Kaaya
Athlon Sports last week released its college football top 25 for the 2016 season. Now, it’s time to look at the teams that just missed the cut.   These are teams that we could see on the fringes of the top 25 this season or perhaps...
David Fox
1 month ago
UCLA has signed a 15-year, $280 million contract with Under Armour.    This is the largest apparel deal in the history of college sports. With money like that you would think they could kick a little back to the players. UCLA...
Jasmine Watkins
1 month ago
Luke Falk
Football has risen from the dead in Pullman, Wash. For the first time in a decade, Washington State enters a season with a real chance to make some serious noise in the Pac-12.   Related: Washington State Cougars 2016 Preview and Prediction...
John Coon
1 month ago
Justin Fuente
Frank Beamer may not have been the father of Hokie football, but he is the person that brought Virginia Tech into national prominence. Now Justin Fuente steps into the role as the head coach in Blacksburg and he knows that following a legend is...
Jon Kinne
1 month ago
Brad Kaaya
When Mark Richt accepted the head coaching job at the University of Miami last December, many experts said he can have the Hurricanes competing for an ACC championship as early as 2016. While Clemson and Florida State are the heavy favorites in the...
Antwan Staley
1 month ago
Tommy Armstrong
Consider 5Dimes Sportsbook to be a bigger fan of Nebraska Cornhuskers head coach Mike Riley than a few Big Red backers. 5Dimes has the Huskers sitting at an over/under of 9.5 wins for the upcoming season which would easily put them in 2016’s...
Brandon Cavanaugh
1 month ago
Jeff Brohm
Success with any college football team starts with coaching. Even if a program doesn’t have the resources of the nation’s elite jobs, a good coach can elevate a program into national title contention. However, similar to any position on...
Steven Lassan
1 month ago
Nick Saban
Just when everybody thought they could finally write off Alabama last season after a 43-37 loss to Ole Miss on Sept. 19, the Crimson Tide reeled off 12 straight wins en route to a national championship. It was Alabama's fourth title in the past...
Cody McClure
1 month ago
Roderick Johnson
Big things are expected of Florida State in 2016 as the Seminoles look to win at least 10 games for a fifth consecutive year, reclaim the ACC and try to work their way into the College Football Playoff.   Those expectations are reflected in...
Mike Ferguson
1 month ago
At first glance, it would make complete sense for a casual college football fan to dismiss Ohio State as a College Football Playoff contender during the 2016 season. Think about the talent lost — 12 players chosen during the 2016 NFL Draft,...
Chip Minnich
1 month ago
Jadar Johnson
With a Heisman Trophy finalist surrounded by a slew of talented offensive skill players returning, nothing short of a return trip to the College Football Playoff will be deemed a success for Clemson. For some, the expectations may be even higher...
Jon Kinne
1 month ago
Bob Stoops
Success with any college football team starts with coaching. Even if a program doesn’t have the resources of the nation’s elite jobs, a good coach can elevate a program into national title contention. However, similar to any position on...
Steven Lassan
1 month ago
Bob Stoops
There’s a commonly held belief in college football circles that when expectations for Oklahoma zig, the Sooners zag.   Preseason No. 1? Book your tickets for the Insight Bowl.   Starting the season at No. 20? Go ahead and...
Allen Kenney
1 month ago
In case you haven't heard, Baylor is in some hot water due to more details regarding sexual allegations surrounding the school's football players.   Head football coach Art Briles is obviously not trying to draw attention to...
Jasmine Watkins
1 month ago
Jim Harbaugh
Looking back, this offseason for the Michigan Wolverines was not all that different from a year ago.   Satellite camps (I promise we won’t cover this below), quarterback competition and Jim Harbaugh at the forefront of everything Maize...
Mike Bainbridge
1 month ago
Chris Petersen
Success with any college football team starts with coaching. Even if a program doesn’t have the resources of the nation’s elite jobs, a good coach can elevate a program into national title contention. However, similar to any position on...
Steven Lassan
1 month ago

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