College Football Articles

The first number to know for this week’s Big 12 stats of the week is probably three. As in three contenders for Big 12 coach of the year.All three superb coaching jobs were on display last week. First, there’s Art Briles, who has Baylor...
David Fox
1 year ago
Anyone can have bad results at a lackluster college football program. Even Bear Bryant or Nick Saban might have trouble staying above water at a program in a bad recruiting era, little tradition and scant resources.However, it takes a unique...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Johnathan Gray
Texas’ Big 12 title hopes took a hit on Saturday night, as running back Johnathan Gray was lost for the season with an Achilles injury. Gray rushed for 780 yards and four touchdowns on 159 attempts in 2013.With Gray sidelined, the Longhorns...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Nick Saban
Alabama coach Nick Saban will be the next coach of the Texas Longhorns. Current UT coach Mack Brown has one foot out the door. Saban's agent, Jimmy Sexton, is already jockeying for position, eyeing a Lone Star State payday. Sorry, Alabama fans...
Nathan Rush
1 year ago
Marshall plays at Tulsa on Thursday night, which is the 33rd anniversary of the plane crash that killed 75 people returning from a game against East Carolina in 1970.To honor the 75 victims, Marshall will wear a special “75” decal on...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
AJ McCarron
Numbers and statistics are unquestionably a huge part of the game. Any game, for that matter.Some fall on the sabermetric side of things, while others like to keep it simple and use the ol' eyeball test. In the football world, that means...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
For the first time this season, there’s a a new look in Legends Poll top 2. Oregon took it on the chin against Stanford Thursday night, suffering its first loss of the year, 26-20. The loss opened the door for Florida State to move...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Let this be a lesson to you, kids. Never drop acid and go to a football game. Things can get weird really fast.
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
While Stanford and Baylor picked up signature wins, Alabama ended up as one of the big winners in Sunday’s release of the BCS rankings.At No. 1, the Crimson Tide have nowhere to go, but the win over LSU strengthened Alabama’s slot at No...
David Fox
1 year ago
Transamerica is a proud sponsor of the Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award. The award is presented each year by the Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Education Foundation to the nation’s top college quarterback based on character, citizenship,...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
As many of his teammates left school early to go to the NFL Draft, Alabama linebacker C.J. Mosley remained in Tuscaloosa for an extra year of seasoning.That experience was apparent Saturday in the Crimson Tide’s biggest win of the season to...
David Fox
1 year ago
Big Ten Football
For the second straight week a feel-good story will get overlooked for a job-saving performance in the Big Ten. Last week a Ron Kellogg III Hail Mary overshadowed a thrilling road win for Minnesota. This week, the Huskers defense stole the show by...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
Week 11 in the Big 12 was an exercise in unexpected stars.Baylor’s Shock Linwood and Texas’ Desmond Jackson were buried on the depth chart entering the week, but injuries forced both to take bigger roles in key games to preserve...
David Fox
1 year ago
Jameis Winston
With Oregon’s loss to Stanford on Thursday night, Florida State is officially in the driver’s seat to play for the national title. And the Seminoles continued to win in impressive fashion, handling Wake Forest 59-3.North Carolina and...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
The stretch from Thursday evening to Saturday night was perhaps one of the most meaningful stretches for the national championship and Heisman races we've seen this season.The three days and three key games also showed that meaningful doesn...
David Fox
1 year ago
Alabama proved it’s the No. 1 team in the SEC — and the nation — with an impressive 38-17 win over LSU on Saturday night. Earlier in the day, Vanderbilt beat Florida with surprising ease in Gainesville; Auburn ran past Tennessee...
Mitch Light
1 year ago
Pac-12 Football
UCLA won a critical Pac-12 South elimination game in Tucson. The USC Trojans quietly have won three straight and looked impressive against Cal. And Arizona State survived a scare in Salt Lake City.But Week 11 in the Pac-12 belonged to Stanford....
Braden Gall
1 year ago
It’s been a disappointing year in Gainesville, as Florida’s 34-17 loss to Vanderbilt likely means the Gators will be home for the bowl season. And barring an upset against South Carolina or Florida State, Florida is headed for a losing...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Missouri running back Russell Hansbrough made one of the top plays of Week 11, hurdling a Kentucky defender on a fourth-down run in the first half.Hansbrough ended up with a 15-yard gain on the play, which was one of a few highlight reel plays by...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Minnesota is one of the best storylines of the 2013 season. The Golden Gophers improved to 8-2 with a 24-10 win over Penn State on Saturday, and coach Jerry Kill celebrated with the team in the locker room by showcasing a few dance moves.Since...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Miami has a huge Coastal Division showdown against Virginia Tech on Saturday night, and the Hurricanes unveiled a new alternate uniform for the showdown: New uniforms tonight for @MiamiHurricanes. Presenting... #TheSmoke pic.twitter.com/ShamJT3XnU...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Eastern Michigan fired coach Ron English a day before the program’s matchup against Western Michigan. English was 11-46 in his tenure with the Eagles.Although English’s record was 11-46, Eastern Michigan is arguably the toughest job in...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Marcus Mariota
Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota entered Thursday night’s game against Stanford as the favorite to win the Heisman Trophy. However, the sophomore left Stanford with a major dent in his resume.Mariota completed 20 of 34 passes for 250 yards...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Bronco Mendenhall
Bronco Mendenhall and the BYU Cougars travel to Madison to take on Gary Andersen and the Wisconsin Badgers at Camp Randall Stadium on ESPN at 3:30 pm ET. Gary Andersen has seen BYU before. Many times before, actually. When he was at Utah State,...
Stephen Schindler
1 year ago
AJ McCarron
SEC heavyweights Alabama and LSU will collide on Saturday night with conference and national title implications. The 2013 meeting between the Crimson Tide and Tigers will be the fifth straight matchup where both programs rank among the top 15 teams...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago

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