College Football Articles

On Tuesday night, the College Football Playoff selection committee will release its first rankings of the season. From now until the end of the regular season, these are the only rankings that truly matter. One aspect that the committee...
John La Fleur
1 year ago
Wayne Gallman
For the first time since the Notre Dame game, Clemson gave its opponent some hope. NC State scored quickly on its opening possession and just before halftime the Wolfpack was up 20-19 and threatening to score again. But NC State missed a field...
Jon Kinne
1 year ago
The College Football Playoff picture is starting to get some clarity, and the competition off the field among fans is nearly as heated as the competition on the field on game day. The Athlon Sports College Football Experts Club...
David Fox
1 year ago
Kareem Hunt
Toledo is 7-0 and positioned to contend for the Group of 5 New Year’s Six bowl spot, but the Rockets have four challenging games remaining on their schedule, starting with Tuesday night’s showdown against Northern Illinois. The Huskies...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Mike Riley
Nebraska is off to a disappointing 3-6 start under new coach Mike Riley, and the program is coming off a surprising loss at Purdue on Saturday. Needless to say, the losses aren't sitting well in Lincoln. While some are already calling for...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Notre Dame has fired a female academic coach amid rumors she targeted African-American players from the football and basketball teams, and coerced them into having sex with her daughter. In a report obtained by NY Daily News, the accuser...
Jasmine Watkins
1 year ago
As the Nebraska football program finds itself in a spiral not seen in decades, Mike Riley’s popularity is understandably not very high among Husker Nation. Many fans have called for his immediate firing, but letting him go after one year...
Brandon Cavanaugh
1 year ago
Get a bunch of Heisman Trophy winners together and you've got yourself a party. Heisman winners Johnny Manziel, Marcus Mariota, Steve Spurrier, Robert Griffin III, and more are throwing a party to get ready for the College Football Playoff...
Jasmine Watkins
1 year ago
Jaylon Smith
During the Notre Dame-Temple intro on ABC, Irish quarterback DeShone Kizer admitted that before the season the Fighting Irish did not have this game circled on the schedule. But when the season is over, ND will look back with...
Jon Kinne
1 year ago
Jim McElwain
Coming into the 2015 season, the Georgia Bulldogs were the favorites to win the SEC East and to play in Atlanta in the SEC Championship Game. The Florida Gators were picked to finish fifth in the SEC East during SEC Media Day in July. On Saturday,...
Antwan Staley
1 year ago
Frank Beamer
Virginia Tech coach Frank Beamer has decided to retire after the 2015 season. Beamer is college football’s longest tenured coach, spending 29 years in Blacksburg. Under Beamer’s direction, the Hokies are 235-120-2 and won at least...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
The first College Football Playoff rankings will be released Tuesday, meaning a handful of teams had one last chance to make the last first impression on the selection committee. The most important game, though, may not have much of an impact...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
Deshaun Watson
Week 9 of the college football season is in the books. The weekend slate provided plenty of highlights, big plays, standout performances and surprises.  With another weekend of action in the books, it’s time to hand out...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Kirk Ferentz
Numbers and statistics are a huge part of college football. Every Sunday, reading updated box scores and stats is like Christmas for fans and media members. Some stats like total offense and total defense are overrated, but each help paint a...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Week 9 of the college football season is officially in the books. Saturday's slate of games was underwhelming on paper, but the Week 9 schedule produced plenty of crazy finishes and outstanding plays. Miss anything from...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Crazy. That’s about the best way to sum up the ending to Saturday night’s Miami-Duke game. After the Blue Devils scored a touchdown and a two-point conversion in the final minute to take a 27-24 lead, Miami scored on an improbable...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Last week’s loss to Northwestern was disappointing in so many ways and if Nebraska’s going to make a bowl game, it has all of four contests left to stamp a ticket. Plenty of 6-6 teams have to worry about being on a bubble, but a school...
Brandon Cavanaugh
1 year ago
In what once was known as the "Battle for the Barrel," Tennessee and Kentucky have carried a bitter rivalry throughout the decades. This year's version features a couple teams battling for at least third place in the SEC East. The...
Cody McClure
1 year ago
Rich Rodriguez
Both Arizona and Washington stand at a crossroads ahead of their Week 9 meeting in Seattle.  After scoring a signature win for second-year head coach Chris Petersen Oct. 8 at USC, Washington dropped back-to-back contests to Pac-12 North...
Kyle Kensing
1 year ago
Kevin Hogan
Washington State has rebounded from an embarrassing loss at home to Portland State. The Cougars have risen to second place in the Pac-12's North Division. Very quietly, Wazzu has positioned itself to pounce and seize first place in the...
John La Fleur
1 year ago
Will Fuller
When it comes to college football tradition, Notre Dame and Temple are on the opposite side of the tracks. Notre Dame boasts 11 national titles, seven Heisman Trophy winners, and the highest winning percentage amongst all Division One programs...
Jon Kinne
1 year ago
The Michigan Wolverines (5-2) and Minnesota Golden Gophers (4-3) will meet Saturday night in the 102nd meeting for the Little Brown Jug, currently held by the Gophers after a 30-14 blowout victory last season in the Big House. While...
Mike Bainbridge
1 year ago
Travis Wilson
 Losing to USC is not the end of the world for Utah. The Utes still control their own destiny and retain a one game lead in the Pac-12 South after last week's 42-24 loss to the Trojans. Still, Kyle Whittingham's team cannot afford to...
John Coon
1 year ago
Greg Ward Jr.
On the surface, this game looks boring. Traditionally, Vanderbilt and Houston don't make a lot of headlines. But dig a little deeper and you will find a very interesting matchup Saturday. The Commodores come into the game at 3-4 off a big...
Cody McClure
1 year ago
Greg Ward Jr.
On the surface, this game looks boring. Traditionally, Vanderbilt and Houston don't make a lot of headlines. But dig a little deeper and you will find a very interesting matchup Saturday. The Commodores come into the game at 3-4 off a big...
Cody McClure
1 year ago

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