College Football Articles

The sports world bid farewell to some legends in 2013. We mourn their passing, but celebrate the memories they leave behind.Bud Adams, Titans ownerDied Oct. 21, Age 90The colorful Adams had owned the Houston Oilers/Tennessee Titans franchise from...
Rob Doster
1 year ago
Bill Snyder
Suffice to say, Kansas State and Michigan probably didn’t expect to meet in the same bowl game this season.Michigan started the season with aspirations of winning the Big Ten Legends division with budding star Devin Gardner at quarterback....
David Fox
1 year ago
Teddy Bridgewater
Since joining the bowl party in 1990, the Russell Athletic Bowl has been known as the Blockbuster Bowl, CarQuest Bowl, MicronPC Bowl, Visit Florida Tangerine Bowl, Mazda Tangerine Bowl and, most recently, Champs Sports Bowl. The location of the...
Nathan Rush
1 year ago
Brian Kelly
A New York City triumvirate of Babe Ruth, Frank Sinatra and Jay-Z could not have come up with a better matchup for the Pinstripe Bowl than Notre Dame (8–4) and Rutgers (6–6, 3–5 American). Call your own shot and start spreading...
Nathan Rush
1 year ago
Marquise Williams
For the second year in a row, Cincinnati will try and defeat an ACC team with a distinct home-field advantage in the Belk Bowl in Charlotte, N.C. This year the Bearcats’ opponent is North Carolina, as the Tar Heels return to the postseason...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
David Cobb
The Rose Bowl this game is not. The Texas Bowl between Minnesota and Syracuse barely has the buzz of the bowl game in Shreveport.Both teams finished 4-4 in their respective conferences, but that should be a small victory itself.Minnesota was one of...
David Fox
1 year ago
Florida State Seminoles
Numbers and statistics are unquestionably a huge part of the game. Any game, for that matter.Some like to keep it simple and use the ol' eyeball test, while others fall on the sabermetric side of things. In the football world, that means total...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
Max Bullough
Michigan State’s Rose Bowl hopes took a hit on Thursday, as head coach Mark Dantonio announced linebacker Max Bullough has been suspended for the Jan. 1 matchup against Stanford. Bullough was suspended for a violation of team rules.Bullough...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
C.J. Brown
After both teams finished with a losing record in 2013, Marshall and Maryland have rebounded back into the postseason, and the Thundering Herd and Terrapins are set to make the short drive to Annapolis to meet in the Military Bowl.The Military Bowl...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
From the files of strange timing: UMass has decided to fire coach Charley Molnar. In his two years as the coach of the Minutemen, Molnar went 2-22 and both victories came against MAC teams.The timing of this decision is odd, especially since UMass...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
The end of the year is a time of reflection.In that spirit, think back to the highlight of the first day of college football season. On that Thursday in August, Ole Miss defeated Vanderbilt 39-35 in a game that featured two lead changes in the...
David Fox
1 year ago
Bishop Sankey
Washington will try and cap off the program’s most successful season since 2000 with a win over BYU in the Fight Hunger Bowl at AT&T Park in San Francisco. And if the Cougars weren’t enough of a challenge, the Huskies will play this...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
Jordan Lynch
Northern Illinois’ quest for a second straight trip to a BCS bowl was derailed by Bowling Green in the MAC Championship Game. The 47–27 loss cost the Huskies a spot in the Fiesta Bowl and a shot at the school’s first undefeated...
Mitch Light
1 year ago
Aaron Donald
A visit to Motown is just fine for Bowling Green and Pittsburgh.No, Detroit isn’t everyone’s ideal day-after-Christmas destination, but the two teams playing in the Little Caesars Pizza Bowl have reason to be pleased with their bowl...
David Fox
1 year ago
How’d you like to spend Christmas on Christmas Island? Oregon State (6–6, 4–5 Pac-12) and Boise State (8–4, 6–2 Mountain West) will do just that when the Hawaii Bowl kicks off as the only game on television Christmas...
Nathan Rush
1 year ago
Grudge Match photo by Ben Rothstein, courtesy of Warner Bros. Pictures
It’s a movie version of a timeless bar debate: Who would win in a fight, Rocky Balboa or Jake LaMotta?  It’s a great tease, but “Grudge Match” isn’t out to provide any definitive answers. Robert De Niro is...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Urban Meyer
The 2013 college football regular season had distinct and unique character. The No. 2 team in the nation didn’t lose every weekend like in 2007. And one player didn’t captivate the nation like Cam Newton in 2010 or Johnny Manziel last...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
The Famous Idaho Potato Bowl didn’t go according to plan for Buffalo. The Bulls were easily defeated by San Diego State, and an onside kick in the fourth quarter was an epic fail.Punter Tyler Grassman attempted an onside kick, but instead of...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Shane Carden
East Carolina will try and cap off one of the most successful seasons in program history with a victory over Ohio in the Beef ‘O’ Brady’s Bowl in St. Petersburg, Fla.East Carolina went 9-3 this season, including road victories...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
Ryan Grant
Tulane is back in postseason play for the first time since 2002, when Chris Scelfo guided the Green Wave to the Hawaii Bowl after a 7–5 regular season. This time around, Tulane will be playing its bowl game in its home stadium, the Mercedes-...
Mitch Light
1 year ago
Melvin Gordon
Wisconsin’s 2014 Big Ten title hopes received a boost on Friday, as running back Melvin Gordon announced his intention to return for next season.Gordon is only a junior but could have left early for the NFL Draft, as he redshirted after...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
A new trend has popped up in recent years for college football teams, as some have scheduled games in baseball stadiums. Illinois-Northwestern played at Wrigley Field and Yankee Stadium in New York hosts the Pinstripe Bowl.Boston College and Notre...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Branden Oliver
Schools that are separated by 2,600 miles on opposite coasts will meet for the first time ever on the gridiron when Buffalo and San Diego State face off in the Famous Idaho Potato Bowl in Boise, Idaho.Buffalo went 8-4 and finished second (6-2) in...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
Oregon announced it will have new Nike “Mach Speed” uniforms for its Dec. 30 bowl matchup against Texas.This uniform is also a sneak peek at what to expect from the Ducks in 2014.According to the Nike release, here's a sample about...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Louisville Cardinals
Like it or not, Las Vegas rarely gets it wrong, so tracking betting lines should always be a big part of each football weekend — even if there are no bets on the line. I finished the regular season 43-34-1 and that is where — if it were...
Braden Gall
1 year ago

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