College Football Articles

Each week of the college football season, Athlon Sports will poll some of the nation's foremost 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-...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
The beauty of sports, in particular college football, lies in their complete unpredictability and reality TV-like drama.Last week, I claimed Mizzou would be the last unbeaten in the SEC East, Ole Miss would beat Texas worse than BYU and that AJ...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Bo Pelini
Nebraska’s Bo Pelini has reached a defining point of his tenure in Lincoln. After a bad performance against UCLA, audio tapes surfaced of Pelini calling out the Cornhuskers’ fans and media members after a 2011 victory against Ohio...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
College football's bowl season is still a few months away, but it's never too early to take a look at what the matchups might look like. With only three weeks of results in the books, it's hard to make long-term projections about teams...
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1 year ago
If the past few weeks of the college football season are any indication, the coaching cycle could be one of the most active in recent memory. Texas, USC and Nebraska are among the best jobs in the nation, and all three could be open by December....
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
The Big 12 was the toughest BCS conference to predict in the preseason. A compelling case could be made for at least six teams to be picked No. 1, while Texas Tech was considered a sleeper to watch.After three weeks, not much has changed in the Big...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
The Beehive State is overjoyed as BYU and the University of Utah have agreed to a home-and-home series for 2017 and 2018. Under the new contract, the Cougars will play in Provo on Sept. 9, 2017 and in Salt Lake City on Nov. 24, 2018. BYU and Utah...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Nebraska coach Bo Pelini is already taking plenty of heat from the fanbase after Saturday’s loss to UCLA. But the criticism isn’t coming just from the fans, as former Nebraska quarterback Tommie Frazier chimed in with his thoughts on...
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
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 Big Ten to put together...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Sophomore Terrel Hunt will make his first start at quarterback for Syracuse on Saturday against Tulane in the Carrier Dome. Scott Shafer's decision comes on the heels of the Orange's 54-0 blowout of Wagner, in which Hunt relieved starter...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
In the Week 4 episode of the Athlon Sports Cover 2 Podcast, co-hosts Braden Gall and David Fox recap the key developments of Week 3 and take a quick look ahead at Week 4.In this week’s podcast:• The final score may have been...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
The beauty of sports, in particular college football, lies in their complete unpredictability and reality TV-like drama.Who would have thought NC State would have converted on four fourth-downs to hand Florida State it's first and only ACC loss...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
LSU has three consecutive double-digit win seasons, but the Tigers were a bit of a mystery entering 2013.With eight starters gone on defense, along with a new coordinator on offense, LSU was going to need some time to get all of the new faces...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Through two weeks of the college football season, USC and Texas might be the nation’s biggest disappointments.The Longhorns were dominated by BYU last Saturday, allowing the Cougars to rush for 550 yards in a 40-21 defeat. As a result of the...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
USC’s offense has struggled mightily through the first two games of the season. The Trojans are averaging just 278.5 yards per game and only four yards per play.Quarterback play is at the root of USC’s problems, as neither Cody Kessler...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
USC and Texas were two of the biggest disappointments last Saturday, and the pressure on Mack Brown and Lane Kiffin went up a notch or two. Despite having a backfield full of options and a talented receiving corps, the Trojans’ offense...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Catching up after a busy weekend of games.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 Monday, September 9thSaturday Down South takes a look at...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
On the heels of the tragic news that UCLA freshman WR Nick Pasquale died after being stuck by a car on Monday, the media gathered to hear Mora speak about his former player. However, a local media member (a TV technician) interrupted the session by...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
In the Week 3 episode of the Athlon Sports Cover 2 Podcast, co-hosts Braden Gall recap the key developments of Week 2 and take a quick look ahead at Week 3.In this week’s podcast:• Georgia changes direction on its season after a major...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
This week, against Wisconsin, the Arizona State will pay tribute to nation's biggest loss of firefighters in a wildfire in 80 years. This summer, a wildfire broke out in the tiny mountain town of Yarnell, Arizona. More than 200 firefighters...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
After a bad weekend in Provo against BYU, things may not get much better for Texas this Saturday.Defensive coordinator Manny Diaz was canned, and the injury report for the Longhorns is growing.Quarterback David Ash is dealing with a head and a...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Oklahoma starting quarterback Trevor Knight suffered a knee injury against West Virginia and will miss the Sooners’ Week 3 contest against Tulsa. With Knight sidelined, Blake Bell will be Oklahoma’s starting quarterback on Saturday....
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
A look at our favorite cheerleaders from week 2 of the college football season. They can cheer for us anytime!College Football's Post-Week 2 Bowl Projections for 2013 http://beta.athlonsports.com/sites/default/files/ToddGurley_7.png?itok=...
Athlon Sports
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...
Braden Gall
1 year ago

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