College Football Articles

Lamar Jackson
Some of the preseason hype for Thursday night’s matchup between Louisville and Houston has faded, but this mid-November non-conference showdown still has plenty of importance in the national landscape. The Cardinals ranked No. 5 in the latest...
Steven Lassan
3 weeks ago
Athlon Sports' Braden Gall and Mitch Light break down the Playoff Committee Rankings and preview Week 12 in college football.   - Is the Committee painting itself into a corner with Ohio State at No. 2? Is there a path for...
Braden Gall
3 weeks ago
Hello again, college football fans! If I seem a bit chipper, it's because I am. Last Saturday was about as great a day of college football action as you could ask for (unless you root for Clemson, Michigan or Washington). The College...
J.P. Scott
3 weeks ago
Brogan Roback
Eastern Michigan looks to continue its turnaround under coach Chris Creighton, while Northern Illinois hopes to finish the year on a high note when these two teams meet on Wednesday night in Ypsilanti, Mich. There’s some role reversal...
Steven Lassan
3 weeks ago
Kareem Hunt
Toledo football has maintained a winning standard for seven seasons, three head-coaching regimes and through the departure of countless players. However, despite winning nine games three times since 2010 and 10 games once, the Rockets have not won...
Kyle Kensing
3 weeks ago
J.T. Barrett
Week 11 provided its share of upsets for the 2016 college football season. Clemson, Michigan and Washington were knocked from the ranks of the unbeaten, while Auburn and Texas A&M – two of the selection committee’s top-10 teams...
Steven Lassan
3 weeks ago
Cooper Rush
Tuesday night MACtion continues with Ohio traveling to Mount Pleasant to take on Central Michigan in a critical game for both teams in terms of bowl positioning and the chase for the conference championship. With a win over the Chippewas, coach...
Steven Lassan
3 weeks ago
Neither team has bowl hopes within reach this season but Kent State and Bowling Green will have some state pride and bragging rights on the line for the 84th time. Bowling Green has won three straight meetings in this Buckeye State series, but the...
Kevin McGuire
3 weeks ago
Athlon Sports breaks down Week 11 in college football. Don't forget to subscribe here and rate us if you like (or don't like) what you hear!   - Chaos broke loose in college football but how will Clemson, Michigan and Washington...
Braden Gall
3 weeks ago
Entering Week 11, it appeared we were barreling toward the most drama-free postseason final four in the young College Football Playoff’s history. Much of the same was expected from a relatively ho-hum slate of games.   Three of the...
Bryan Fischer
3 weeks ago
Shea Patterson
With all leagues in the playoffs at this point in the college fantasy football season, we are paring down the list of potential waiver wire pickups, but we are still seeing plenty of names popping up not on rosters that could help win a...
Mike Bainbridge
3 weeks ago
A shocking weekend filled with upsets has thrown the playoff picture into chaos, adding extra importance to this week's slate.   The Athlon Sports College Football Experts Club gives you the chance to compete with your friends...
Rob Doster
3 weeks ago
James Franklin
Oh, what a fine mess we have on our hands — and I'm loving every minute of it. I'm the guy who likes to pull up a tattered old lawn chair, light a cheap cigar, drink bottom-shelf whiskey straight out of a plastic bottle and watch the...
J.P. Scott
3 weeks ago
As we approach Thanksgiving and the end of the college football regular season, it’s clear that winter is not just literally coming — it’s also metaphorically approaching for the four-team College Football Playoff system...
Jim Weber
3 weeks ago
We all wish we could be a fly on the wall when the NCAA Division I FCS selection committee puts together the 24-team playoff field Saturday night/Sunday morning.   Think again about wanting to be a member of the committee. There will be 10-...
Craig Haley
3 weeks ago
James Conner
Week 11 of the 2016 college football season produced several big performances and memorable moments. Five teams ranked in the College Football Playoff selection committee's top 10 poll from Tuesday night suffered defeats on Saturday....
Steven Lassan
3 weeks ago
Jalen Hurts
Week 11 of the 2016 college football season produced several big performances and memorable moments from the SEC. Alabama easily defeated Mississippi State 51-3, while Florida scored a key win for positioning within the SEC East by...
Steven Lassan
3 weeks ago
Luke Falk
Points will not be in short supply when Washington State and California clash this weekend. The scoreboard always seems to get an intense workout whenever these two explosive offenses share the same field.   The No. 23 Cougars (7-2, 6-0 Pac-...
John Coon
4 weeks ago
Ranked No. 12 heading into Week 11, leading the Pac-12 South division, and based on recent precedent, Colorado would play in the Rose Bowl Game if it was scheduled for today.   Yep. The same Colorado that just last week ended an 11-year run...
Kyle Kensing
4 weeks ago
Jim Mora
A four-game losing streak has taken UCLA from preseason Top 25 status to fighting to reach bowl eligibility. The Bruins (3-6, 1-5 Pac-12) have no room for error as they travel to face Oregon State on Saturday. UCLA needs to win its final three...
John Coon
4 weeks ago
Jim Harbaugh
It's been a dream season so far for Jim Harbaugh and his Michigan Wolverines. Less than two seasons into the Harbaugh era, Michigan looks to be living up to all of the hype — well on its way back to the top of the college football...
J.P. Scott
4 weeks ago
Sam Darnold
Oct. 8, 2015, marked a significant turning point in the Pac-12 football landscape. That Thursday night in Los Angeles, Washington went into the Coliseum and stunned USC in a game that proved to be Steve Sarkisian's last as Trojans head coach....
Kyle Kensing
4 weeks ago
Jake Hubenak
When Ole Miss (4-5, 1-4 SEC) travels to College Station this weekend to take on No. 8 Texas A&M (7-2, 4-2) both teams are meeting at a critical point in the season seeking to put a much-needed win on the board.   The season for the...
Ryan Wright
4 weeks ago
The Boise State Broncos travel to Hawaii Saturday for a must-win Mountain West showdown. A surprise 30-28 upset loss to Wyoming was a major shot to Boise State’s Mountain West title and New Year’s Six bowl game hopes, but the Broncos...
Nicholas Ian Allen
4 weeks ago
Bobby Petrino
In the second College Football Playoff rankings released this past Tuesday, the Louisville Cardinals moved up one spot from seventh to sixth. It appears the Cardinals will need Clemson to possibly lose two out of its last three games of the season...
Antwan Staley
4 weeks ago

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