College Football Articles

Donnel Pumphrey
The last of college football’s pre-Christmas bowl games kicks off on Thursday, Dec. 24, as Cincinnati and San Diego State make the trek to Honolulu for an intriguing matchup in the Hawaii Bowl. The Aztecs are making their sixth consecutive...
Steven Lassan
1 month ago
Zach Terrell
The Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders and the Western Michigan Broncos have a lot to live up to. We can only hope that this year’s edition of the Popeyes Bahamas Bowl is remotely as entertaining as last year’s game between Western Kentucky...
Jake Rose
1 month ago
Connor Cook
What is great about college football is that every season seems to offer a new handful of memories that can be shared and remembered for years to come. In 2015 we saw plenty of great comebacks and nailbiters filled with monster individual...
Kevin McGuire
1 month ago
Duke Blue Devils alternate helmet
College football’s bowl season always seems to be a good spot for teams to unveil a new alternate helmet or uniform. Duke is one of the first teams to unveil a new design for the postseason, as the Blue Devils will wear a white helmet...
Steven Lassan
1 month ago
Say what you will about Urban Meyer, there's no doubting he's got a heart of gold. The Ohio State coach recently surprised a 5-year-old and his family with tickets to the Fiesta Bowl. The family just thought they were going to get a...
Jasmine Watkins
1 month ago
The San Diego County Credit Union Poinsettia Bowl (say that five times fast, I dare you) offers up two well-respected Group of 5 programs in Boise State and Northern Illinois. Unfortunately for both, the 2015 season did not end as positively as it...
Chip Minnich
1 month ago
Matt Johnson
The 2015 GoDaddy Bowl matchup between Bowling Green and Georgia Southern features contrasting, yet exciting styles of play and two teams looking to finish the season on a high note with an interim coach on the sidelines. Last year’s GoDaddy...
Steven Lassan
1 month ago
In August, if I were to tell you that Temple and Toledo would win 10 games each during the regular season but neither would have a conference championship ring entering bowl festivities, you might have rolled your eyes in disbelief. But it...
Tyler Waddell
1 month ago
When it comes to the SEC you may not think of high-flying offenses that put up scores you might expect to see more commonly in the Big 12 or Pac-12, but even the SEC got involved in some high-scoring contests this season. And yes, there was a nice...
Kevin McGuire
1 month ago
Brandon Doughty
The Miami Beach Bowl features two of the nation’s top Group of 5 programs from 2015, and this Dec. 21 matchup between South Florida and WKU should be one of the better pre-Christmas bowls this season. This game also features a reunion between...
Steven Lassan
1 month ago
Chuckie Keeton
Akron has taken a major step forward in building a contender out of a program that was once a firmly entrenched cellar dweller. Now the Zips get to face a team in Utah State that successfully traveled this path before them. The two teams meet...
John Coon
1 month ago
Luke Falk
The Pac-12 may not be participating in this season's College Football Playoff, but the 2015 season had plenty to offer fans along the way. Few conferences rival the Pac-12 when it comes to thrillers and close calls from start to finish. Yes,...
Kevin McGuire
1 month ago
Saturday’s Royal Purple Las Vegas Bowl will mark the renewal of one of college football’s most intense rivalries. BYU and Utah are 45 minutes from each other and – minus three years during World War II – faced each other...
Aaron Tallent
1 month ago
College football bowl season is honestly one of my favorite times of the year. And while there are some awesome matchups that the casual fan will scoff at; the important thing to remember when handicapping these contests is that motivation is the...
Matt Josephs
1 month ago
The end of the year is a time of reflection, a time to make promises to ourselves to do better in the next year. For us at Athlon Sports, we like to take stock of the predictions we made back in May and June to see how they panned out. Which...
David Fox
1 month ago
Each month, we pick six of our favorite things and tell you about them. They may be books, automobiles, video games, sports gear, outdoor apparel or whatever happens to be awesome. Bushnell Tour XIf you're like us, you need every advantage...
Rich McVey
1 month ago
Michigan State is often overlooked and under-appreciated. They don't deserve this kind of treatment. On the College Football Playoff preview cover of Sports Illustrated, Spartans head coach Mark Dantonio's name was misspelled. ...
Jasmine Watkins
1 month ago
College football and "Star Wars" are American institutions. The passion existing within both fan bases could provide enough boost to kick the Millennium Falcon into overdrive or power the shield generators for the Death Star on the forest...
Josh Webb
1 month ago
Fredi Knighten
Louisiana Tech and Arkansas State will help kick off the 2015-16 bowl season on Saturday from New Orleans in the 15th edition of the R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl. And while both schools have histories that span two conferences — the...
Elton Hayes
1 month ago
Texas A&M Aggies
Hosts Braden Gall and David Fox break down the latest news and notes from college football as well as Part 1 of our bowl preview. Here is what we covered in this week's podcast: - How many bowls is the right number of bowls? -...
Braden Gall
1 month ago
Marcus Cox
Ohio and Appalachian State meet on Saturday for the second-ever Raycom Media Camellia Bowl from Montgomery, Ala. The 25,000-seat Cramton Bowl is the site for this Sun Belt vs. Mid-American Conference (MAC) matchup. After going 10-2, FBS...
Elton Hayes
1 month ago
Bronco Mendenhall
Don’t you love these made-for-TV events that we call the college football bowl season? Utah, a team that went 9-3 in a difficult Pac-12, falls to the sixth bowl selection and the Royal Purple Las Vegas Bowl to face rival BYU. I can already...
Mitch Harper
1 month ago
Anu Solomon
Former conference partners, first in the Border Conference from 1931-51 and then the Western Athletic Conference (WAC) from 1962-78, will get reacquainted when Arizona and New Mexico meet in Saturday’s Gildan New Mexico Bowl at University...
Chris Dougherty
1 month ago
Tyler Ervin
The Cure Bowl in Orlando, Fla. is one of two bowls making its debut in college football’s 41-game postseason slate, and the inaugural matchup features two teams – Georgia State and San Jose State – hungry to end the season on a...
Steven Lassan
1 month ago
Derrick Henry
College football’s regular season concluded with Navy’s win over Army on Dec. 12, leaving 41 postseason games as all that’s left of the 2015 campaign. This year produced plenty of memorable endings and clutch performances,...
Steven Lassan
1 month ago

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