College Football Articles

Mike Weber
The Big Ten had a standout year on the gridiron, as Ohio State made the College Football Playoff as the No. 3 seed, and Wisconsin, Penn State and Michigan finished inside of the top 10 of the final poll. While the Buckeyes have a shot to win it all...
Steven Lassan
2 months ago
Sam Darnold
The Pac-12 has produced plenty of standouts in the freshmen ranks in recent years, and the next star from this season’s crop of freshmen is clearly quarterback Sam Darnold at USC. Darnold’s emergence as the starter was a big reason why...
Steven Lassan
2 months ago
Shane Buechele
The Big 12 had several key players depart after the 2015 season but several new faces emerged as the league’s future stars as freshmen in 2016. Texas quarterback Shane Buechele averaged 246.5 passing yards per game and tossed 21 touchdowns as...
Steven Lassan
2 months ago
Ray Lawry
A tripleheader of bowl action on Friday starts with the only postseason game outside of the United States, as Eastern Michigan and Old Dominion meet in the third edition of the Bahamas Bowl. The matchup of the Monarchs and Eagles is one of the best...
Steven Lassan
2 months ago
Two explosive offenses are set to meet in Fort Worth, Texas, for the Lockheed Martin Armed Forces Bowl. Navy enter this game averaging 37.4 points and 436.7 yards of total offense per game with a 9-4 overall record and an American Athletic...
Nicholas Ian Allen
2 months ago
Idaho has a chance to end its penultimate FBS season in style. The Vandals (8-4, 6-2 Sun Belt) are headed to just their third bowl game in school history after closing out the regular season with four consecutive victories. For a team that won just...
John Coon
2 months ago
Tanner Mangum
The San Diego County Credit Union Poinsettia Bowl is always in the running for longest bowl name of any given bowl season, but this season’s edition actually rates high on the entertainment scale as well with a pair of old conference foes...
Mitch Harper
2 months ago
It’s bowl season and college football fans can celebrate (or is it mourn?) the end of the year with 41 games that have a little bit of everything. While most of the attention is paid toward the two semifinal games and some of the other...
Bryan Fischer
2 months ago
Every college football fan wants his or her team to end up in one of the “New Year’s Six” bowl games. When that happens, folks disrupt their holiday plans and make the trek to Atlanta, Dallas, Miami, New Orleans, Pasadena or...
Aaron Tallent
2 months ago
Anthony Wales
The third edition of the Boca Raton Bowl won’t be hurting for points or offense, as Memphis and WKU bring their high-powered attacks to FAU Stadium on Tuesday night. The Hilltoppers rank second nationally in scoring (45.1 ppg), while the...
Steven Lassan
2 months ago
This year’s Miami Beach Bowl is a tale of two teams going in different directions. After getting pummeled by Ohio State, Tulsa has won eight out of its last 10 games. The Golden Hurricane’s two losses were by a combined nine points to...
Jeremy Simon
2 months ago
College football’s bowl season usually features some fantastic matchups and intriguing situations. It's also one of the toughest times to wager potentially with so many factors to consider.   Related: Ranking All 40 College...
Matt Josephs
2 months ago
Christian McCaffrey
After one of the more exciting college football seasons in recent memory, it's time to park yourself in your favorite couch or recliner over the holidays and take in all that is bowl season.   Sure — until we hit the New Year's...
J.P. Scott
2 months ago
The 2016 college football season had a little bit of everything, to the point where you could fill your bingo card twice over. The greatest opening weekend ever? Definitely. Historic upsets from coast-to-coast? Without a doubt. Shootouts? Check....
Bryan Fischer
2 months ago
After posting a 9-2 bowl record last year — and adding yet another national championship to its resume — the SEC appeared to be far and away the best conference in college football. It wasn't just the fact that last year's nine...
Cody McClure
2 months ago
Kareem Hunt
The third edition of the Camellia Bowl is arguably one of the better pre-Christmas bowl matchups, as Appalachian State meets Toledo for a compelling battle between two of the top Group of 5 teams from 2016. The Rockets and Mountaineers both...
Steven Lassan
2 months ago
Lamar Jackson
Athlon Sports recaps Championship Week and breaks down the final Playoff rankings. Don't forget to subscribe here and rate us if you like (or don't like) what you hear!   - How has the Heisman Trophy changed the Louisville program?...
Braden Gall
2 months ago
They both share the same school colors – red and white – but it’s possible Eastern Washington and Youngstown State have switched into each other’s uniforms.   Heading into their FCS semifinal at Eastern Washington on...
Craig Haley
2 months ago
Nick Mullens
Despite playing in different conferences, Southern Miss and Louisiana-Lafayette are two teams that are all too familiar with one another. Saturday’s matchup in the R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl will be the 51st all-time meeting between the...
Mike Bainbridge
2 months ago
After starting the season 0-4, Arkansas State caught fire, winning seven of its last eight games resulting in a share of the Sun Belt title with Appalachian State. As a result, the Red Wolves are playing in their sixth straight bowl, appearing in...
Elton Hayes
2 months ago
Patrick Mahomes
The Big 12 was left out of the College Football Playoff for the second time this season but it was still a year filled with some incredible games around the conference and some even wilder finishes across the board. The league’s high-flying...
Bryan Fischer
2 months ago
Trace McSorley
This bowl season you will be hard-pressed to miss the Big Ten in action. A total of 10 of the 14 teams in the Big Ten will be playing in bowl games this year, including four in New Year’s Six bowl games, highlighted by Ohio State in the...
Kevin McGuire
2 months ago
Lamar Jackson
With the completion of college football’s 2016 regular season, it’s time to take a look back and honor the best of the best and top performers for the All-America team. Whether it was on offense, defense or special teams,...
Steven Lassan
2 months ago
Dede Westbrook
Thanks to a dynamic offense and the play of quarterback Baker Mayfield and receiver Dede Westbrook, Oklahoma took home the Big 12 title for the second consecutive season. The Sooners finished unbeaten in conference action for the first time since...
Steven Lassan
2 months ago
Donnel Pumphrey
The college bowl season is about to kick off and the Las Vegas Bowl Presented by GEICO has quite the matchup to offer viewers. The Houston Cougars and San Diego State Aztecs meet in this year’s Las Vegas Bowl, which will have to serve as a...
Kevin McGuire
2 months ago

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