College Football Articles

Steve Spurrier
With one month to go in the 2013 college football season, there’s still not much clarity in the SEC East. Missouri, South Carolina, Georgia and Florida are still in the mix, and each team has been forced to navigate through the season with...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Bryce Petty
Each week of the college football season, Athlon Sports will poll some of the nation's best college football people from every region of the country. Each voter offers up a top five and each first-place vote is worth five points. A second-place...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
Florida State Seminoles
The beauty of sports, in particular college football, lies in their complete unpredictability and reality TV-like drama. Here's what might happen in Week 10.Note: The point of this column is to have some fun and make some outlandish predictions...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
College football’s best month of the year begins Friday.The national title contenders have been established, the Heisman field has been narrowed and many of the seasons that have gone wrong are still salvageable thanks to rivalry games at the...
David Fox
1 year ago
The college football season enters November with a less-than-stellar week of games, but hosts Braden Gall and David Fox try to make the best of it.On this week’s podcast:• Reviewing wins by Oregon and Stanford, setting up a major...
David Fox
1 year ago
Bo Pelini
After a loss to UCLA in early September, Nebraska coach Bo Pelini started to feel the temperature on his seat increase by a few degrees. However, the Cornhuskers rebounded by winning three games – albeit against overmatched opponents –...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Charlie Weis
After a flurry of activity in late September/early October, the college football coach carousel has been quiet in the last few weeks. But is a period of calm signaling a busy offseason? It’s not out of the question.Texas’ Mack Brown...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Jerry Kill
With nine weeks in the books, college football’s bowl picture is starting to clear.The second release of the BCS standings saw an expected change, as Oregon passed Florida State for the No. 2 spot. The Ducks have the edge in strength of...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
True college football fans like to examine and dissect statistics, whether it's 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...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Texas Tech alternate
When Texas Tech and Kansas State meet on Nov. 9, the Red Raiders will be wearing an alternate jersey, which was created to bring awareness for the Lone Survivor Foundation. The foundation helps wounded service members and their families with...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Houston Halloween uniforms
Houston is off to a 6-1 in the second year under coach Tony Levine, and the Cougars’ only loss is a one-point defeat to BYU. Levine's team also has momentum after a 49-14 blowout victory at Rutgers last week.The Cougars have a key...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Rutgers alternate helmet
Rutgers will have a new helmet for Saturday’s game against Temple, as coach Kyle Flood unveiled a new look to support the relief efforts from Hurricane Sandy.This week marks the one-year anniversary of Hurricane Sandy, and the helmet features...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
After another eye-opening offensive performance, Baylor moved up another spot in the Legends Poll and made its first ever top 5 appearance. The fifth-ranked Bears continued their dominance at Kansas, pounding the Jayhawks 59-14 on the road,...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Alabama is the top ranked team in the nation and obviously the No. 1 team in the SEC. The Crimson Tide disposed of Tennessee 45-10 in Tuscaloosa on Saturday. Missouri was the biggest move in the power rankings — in the wrong direction. The...
Mitch Light
1 year ago
Anthony Boone
The ACC was short on intriguing matchups for Week 9. Florida State suffered no letdown from its win against Clemson, dominating NC State for a 49-17 victory. The Tigers got back into the win column with a 40-27 win at Maryland.Miami needed another...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Ohio State Buckeyes
Ohio State and Minnesota stole the show again this week in the Big Ten. The Buckeyes need to win out and do so in convincing fashion — and likely get some help — to get into the BCS title game and a 49-point win over Penn State was just...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
Marcus Mariota
Stanford and Oregon are the Pac-12’s only options for a team in the national championship game, and with both programs avoiding an upset loss in Week 9, the stage is set for a huge showdown on Nov. 7.The Ducks were tied with UCLA at halftime...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Lache Seastrunk
The Big 12 lost an undefeated team but re-gained another legitimate contender in the league race.Oklahoma handed Texas Tech its first loss of the season with a 38-30 victory in Norman to give the Big 12 four teams tied in the win column with four...
David Fox
1 year ago
Connor Shaw
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
See, Oregon fans, was that such a long wait?Even as Florida State and Ohio State demolished their Week 9 opponents, Oregon still took the leap up to the No. 2 spot in the second BCS standings as expected. Oregon defeated UCLA 42-14 to begin a...
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, scholastic...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
The SEC has more than its share of quality quarterbacks, each with a superlatives. AJ McCarron is the winner. Aaron Murray is the career achiever. Johnny Manziel is the most dynamic.After Saturday, it would be tough to argue against South Carolina...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
If Oklahoma and Oklahoma State can keep this up, the Bedlam Game will be mighty interesting.The Sooners and Cowboys remained among the nation’s one-loss teams this week, but more important, they showed they remain Big 12 title contenders...
David Fox
1 year ago
The only game with a significant impact on the SEC standings in Week 9 turned out to be a thriller. South Carolina, left for dead after trailing 17-0 entering the fourth quarter, rallied to beat Missouri to keep its SEC East title hopes alive....
Mitch Light
1 year ago
David Cutcliffe
The ACC was short on marquee games for Week 9, but the conference provided some intrigue.Duke upset Virginia Tech to earn bowl eligibility for the second consecutive season.Florida State and North Carolina cruised to easy victories, while Miami...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago

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