College Football Articles

For the first time all season, every Big 12 team will be in action as the league begins conference play in earnest.In some ways, the league has more questions than it was three weeks ago. A TCU-Oklahoma game is now a chance for the Horned Frogs to...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Big Ten conference play really opens up across the league this Saturday after a teaser last weekend. Ohio State is in commanding early position in the Leaders Division but has another huge test on Saturday — this time on the road. All eyes...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
With the government shutdown threatening the cancellation of the annual Air Force-Navy game, United Airlines is prepared to step in. There is a question of whether the funds used for sporting activities are congressionally appropriated. While Navy...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
David Ash will miss his second game in the Longhorns' last three after sustaining another head injury in the first half of the Longhorns win over Kansas State two weeks ago. Ash originally suffered a head injury in the Week 2 loss to BYU and...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
The 2013 college football season is only five weeks old, but there is plenty to learn from the first month of action.Quarterback play is always under the microscope in any season. But performance under center is at an all-time high, especially as...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Texas and USC are two of college football’s premier jobs, and by December, both programs are expected to be looking for a head coach. USC already fired coach Lane Kiffin, and Mack Brown’s future at Texas is iffy, which means there will...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
The beauty of sports, in particular college football, lies in their complete unpredictability and reality TV-like drama. Week 5 was a huge weekend of action across the nation. Lessons were learned in Athens, Tuscaloosa, Tempe, Columbus and South...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
The shortest season in major sports moves into its second month, and there’s still a ton to learn.The ACC has two frontrunners in Florida State and Clemson, but neither have been able to get out of their own way in the past. The best of the...
David Fox
1 year ago
The midpoint of the 2013 season is getting closer...Contact us on twitter with a link or a tip we should include each day. (@AthlonSteven)College Football's Must-Read Stories Around the Web for Tuesday, October 1stSouth Carolina quarterback...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Before sitting out last Saturday's game against South Dakota State, Taylor Martinez made 32 consecutive starts. The streak, dating back to his freshman season, was ended due to a nagging turf toe injury. Martinez was replaced by the combination...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Oregon will be without its biggest offensive threat on Saturday as they travel to Boulder to take on Pac-12 foe Colorado. The Ducks will be very careful with Thomas and see no need to rush him back against a Colorado team that got blown out 44-17...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
In the Week 6 episode of the Athlon Sports Cover 2 podcast, co-hosts Braden Gall and David Fox give a few quick reactions on what happened in an eventful Week 5 and then take a look at this week’s action.In this week’s podcast:•...
David Fox
1 year ago
College football’s coaching carousel is already spinning at warp speed, as USC fired Lane Kiffin on Sunday after losing to Arizona State, and UConn canned Paul Pasqualoni on Monday.Needless to say, the dominoes in what could be a very busy...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Arizona State takes on Notre Dame in a huge non-conference showdown this Saturday, and the Sun Devils unveiled a new helmet for their Week 6 contest.Whether you love or hate this look, you have to say this is one of the more interesting designs...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
True college football fans like to examine and dissect statistics, whether its a quarterback's completion percentage or a team's winning record on the road. We, however, love stats. With that in mind, we scoured the Pac-12 to put together...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
West Virginia’s upset win over Oklahoma State on Saturday shook up the Big 12 power rankings, and also gave the Mountaineers a good chance to get bowl eligible. West Virginia doesn’t have a favorable schedule the rest of the way but...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Georgia made a statement with a signature win over LSU in Athens this weekend and jumped four spots to No. 6 in the Legends Poll. Quarterback Aaron Murray led Georgia on a game-winning drive with just under two minutes remaining and the...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Who’s next? Even though the first month of the season just ended, college football’s coaching carousel is already in full effect.USC pulled the plug on Lane Kiffin after Saturday’s loss to Arizona State, and UConn fired Paul...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
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...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
After losing to Buffalo 41-12 on Saturday, UConn has fired coach Paul Pasqualoni. In three years with the Huskies, Pasqualoni was 10-18 and never reached a bowl.Pasqualoni was an odd hire from the start and was never popular with fans.Offensive...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Alabama silenced any doubters — and there were some despite the team’s No. 1 ranking — with an emphatic 25-0 win over upstart Ole Miss in Oxford. Elsewhere, Georgia held on to the No. 2 spot in our power rankings with a huge win...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Paul Pasqualoni
UConn became the second BCS school with a job opening this year, as coach Paul Pasqualoni was fired after an 0-4 start to the 2013 season.The Huskies are off to an 0-4 start and was soundly defeated 41-12 by Buffalo in Week 5.Despite his successful...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Boise State has pulled off some impressive trick plays in recent years, and Saturday’s fumblerooski against Southern Miss was another highlight.The Broncos were tied with the Golden Eagles in the first quarter but scored on this 10-yard...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
The weather wrecked havoc in a couple of college football games on Saturday, and rain was prominent throughout the Arkansas-Texas A&M matchup.Arkansas coach Bret Bielema found out the hard way about the wet conditions on Saturday, as the first-...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
The state of Oklahoma’s 1-1 record in Week 5 prompted a change at the top of the Big 12 Power Rankings.But it also signaled we have no clue how the league race is going to shake out. Preseason conference favorite Oklahoma State lost 30-21 to...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago

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