College Football Articles

The 2016 college football season had a little bit of everything, to the point where you could fill your bingo card twice over. The greatest opening weekend ever? Definitely. Historic upsets from coast-to-coast? Without a doubt. Shootouts? Check....
Bryan Fischer
1 month ago
After posting a 9-2 bowl record last year — and adding yet another national championship to its resume — the SEC appeared to be far and away the best conference in college football. It wasn't just the fact that last year's nine...
Cody McClure
1 month ago
Kareem Hunt
The third edition of the Camellia Bowl is arguably one of the better pre-Christmas bowl matchups, as Appalachian State meets Toledo for a compelling battle between two of the top Group of 5 teams from 2016. The Rockets and Mountaineers both...
Steven Lassan
1 month ago
Lamar Jackson
Athlon Sports recaps Championship Week and breaks down the final Playoff rankings. Don't forget to subscribe here and rate us if you like (or don't like) what you hear!   - How has the Heisman Trophy changed the Louisville program?...
Braden Gall
1 month ago
They both share the same school colors – red and white – but it’s possible Eastern Washington and Youngstown State have switched into each other’s uniforms.   Heading into their FCS semifinal at Eastern Washington on...
Craig Haley
1 month ago
Nick Mullens
Despite playing in different conferences, Southern Miss and Louisiana-Lafayette are two teams that are all too familiar with one another. Saturday’s matchup in the R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl will be the 51st all-time meeting between the...
Mike Bainbridge
1 month ago
After starting the season 0-4, Arkansas State caught fire, winning seven of its last eight games resulting in a share of the Sun Belt title with Appalachian State. As a result, the Red Wolves are playing in their sixth straight bowl, appearing in...
Elton Hayes
1 month ago
Patrick Mahomes
The Big 12 was left out of the College Football Playoff for the second time this season but it was still a year filled with some incredible games around the conference and some even wilder finishes across the board. The league’s high-flying...
Bryan Fischer
1 month ago
Trace McSorley
This bowl season you will be hard-pressed to miss the Big Ten in action. A total of 10 of the 14 teams in the Big Ten will be playing in bowl games this year, including four in New Year’s Six bowl games, highlighted by Ohio State in the...
Kevin McGuire
1 month ago
Lamar Jackson
With the completion of college football’s 2016 regular season, it’s time to take a look back and honor the best of the best and top performers for the All-America team. Whether it was on offense, defense or special teams,...
Steven Lassan
1 month ago
Dede Westbrook
Thanks to a dynamic offense and the play of quarterback Baker Mayfield and receiver Dede Westbrook, Oklahoma took home the Big 12 title for the second consecutive season. The Sooners finished unbeaten in conference action for the first time since...
Steven Lassan
1 month ago
Donnel Pumphrey
The college bowl season is about to kick off and the Las Vegas Bowl Presented by GEICO has quite the matchup to offer viewers. The Houston Cougars and San Diego State Aztecs meet in this year’s Las Vegas Bowl, which will have to serve as a...
Kevin McGuire
1 month ago
UTSA takes an important step in the program's brief history Saturday, appearing in its first-ever bowl game.   First-year head coach Frank Wilson led a three-game improvement from 2015, completing the Roadrunners' sprint to the...
Kyle Kensing
1 month ago
Jake Browning
A changing of the guard took place in the Pac-12 in 2016. Oregon and Stanford have dominated the North Division, but Washington emerged as the conference’s top team and earned the No. 4 spot in the College Football Playoff with a 12-1 regular...
Steven Lassan
1 month ago
There may be no dynasty in college football history as impressive as North Dakota State’s. And there will be no debating that premise if the Bison win two more games this postseason and capture their sixth straight FCS national championship...
Craig Haley
1 month ago
Lamar Jackson
It’s no secret the 2016 season was a successful one for the ACC. Clemson claimed the conference title and is headed for the College Football Playoff for the second year in a row, Louisville quarterback Lamar Jackson won the Heisman Trophy and...
Steven Lassan
1 month ago
Mason Rudolph
The Big 12 as a whole took a tiny step forward during the 2015 bowl season by notching a 3-4 record, one win better than the conference’s ‘14 mark.   The quality of play in the league tumbled this year, evidenced by...
Allen Kenney
1 month ago
Ranking College Football's Best Twitter Accounts
Sometimes it's not all about what happens on the field. Part of the appeal of a team is in the social media account. It gives fans an up close and personal look at the individuals on the team. Some teams have what it takes to connect with fans...
Athlon Sports
1 month ago
Adoree' Jackson
The Pac-12 at the end of the year was not exactly what we thought it was at the beginning of the season. Washington surged into the national spotlight and ended up making the College Football Playoff, USC battled back from a 1-3 start to become...
Bryan Fischer
1 month ago
J.T. Barrett
The Big Ten is trending up at the end of the 2016 college football regular season. The conference has a strong argument as the best in the nation this year, as Ohio State finished No. 3 in the CFB Playoff selection committee rankings, with Michigan...
Steven Lassan
1 month ago
This was not your typical season in the SEC, where Alabama dominated the league more than any team in recent memory and the rest of the conference was tightly bunched in a band of mediocrity. That doesn’t mean there wasn’t some good...
Bryan Fischer
1 month ago
Deshaun Watson
The ACC had a strong regular season that culminated in Louisville quarterback Lamar Jackson winning the Heisman Trophy.   All the way through, there were compelling matchups, as Clemson has carried the flag once again for the ACC and made...
Adam Kurkjian
1 month ago
Deshaun Watson
College football’s bowl season kicks off on Saturday, Dec. 17 and continues until the national championship in Tampa, Fla. on Jan. 9. With the bowl lineup set and confidence pools and pick’em contests set to start on Dec. 17, four...
Steven Lassan
1 month ago
Myles Gaskin
After setting a record for bowl participants with a remarkable 10 last season, the Pac-12 has just six headed to the 2016 postseason. That's less an indictment on the conference's strength, and rather an indicator of a more top-heavy look...
Kyle Kensing
1 month ago
It was in many ways a banner season for the ACC, which saw Clemson take the conference title and make the College Football Playoff for the second season in a row. And not only did Louisville’s Lamar Jackson win the Heisman Trophy, but the...
Bryan Fischer
1 month ago

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