College Football Articles

Brett Hundley
Each week, Athlon Sports will highlight some of the best one-on-one matchups to watch in college football. Here are the most important games within the game to watch this weekend:Brett Hundley, QB vs. Shayne Skov, LB (UCLA at Stanford)There may be...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Jordan Matthews
Athlon’s experts are back with another week of upset predictions. West Virginia, Utah, Indiana, UCLA and Vanderbilt are popular picks for Week 8. The Mountaineers are coming off a bye week, which came at an opportune time, especially with...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Wisconsin Badgers
Wisconsin made a big statement last weekend while both Michigan and Northwestern lost key crossover games. The door in the Legends Division is wide open for any and all of the teams in the division. In fact, the round-robin in that half of the Big...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
Jameis Winston
After spending most of the year out of the spotlight with few marquee matchups, the national focus in college football for Week 8 is in the ACC.Clemson-Florida State is a matchup of two top-five teams, with the winner of this game staying alive in...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Stanford Cardinal
Things are starting to fall into place out West. Washington was humbled the last two weeks but has no chance to rest. Stanford found out first-hand how deep the South Division might be, but also has to regroup quickly. And Sean Mannion continues...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
Kliff Kingsbury
A few questions in the Big 12 were answered last week as Baylor answered the call in its first road test and Texas reentered the conversation for top team in the conference.This week, Texas Tech is up in the spotlight.The Red Raiders are 6-0 and 3-...
David Fox
1 year ago
Miami Hurricanes
The BCS was implemented in 1998 and has worked to near perfection for 15 seasons.Wait, what?That’s right, the BCS worked to near perfection. Prior to the construction of the Bowl Championship Series, fans and experts alike were left to argue...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
Nick Saban
With the first half of the 2013 season finished, it’s time to take a peek at what the second half of the college football season has in store.There’s no shortage of second-half storylines, as the coaching carousel will continue to spin...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Johnny Manziel
Week 8 in the SEC features two matchups with ranked teams, including the suddenly important Florida-Missouri showdown in the East Division. The Tigers defeated Georgia last week, but the victory came at a price. Quarterback James Franklin is out...
Rob Doster
1 year ago
Cam Newton
So through the first five weeks of the fantasy football season, Peyton Manning, Drew Brees and Jimmy Graham had pretty much been setting the pace. So what happened in Week 6? Manning was held in check by the Jaguars, Brees had an average game...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
Randy Edsall
Counting down the days until Clemson-Florida State.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 Wednesday, October 16thMaryland linebacker Yannick...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Marcus Mariota
The first half of the 2013 college football season is officially in the books. And at the midpoint of 2013, it’s time to look back at the first seven weeks, examine preseason predictions and take a glimpse at what the second half of the...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Lloyd Carr
Only in college football does an NFL general manager, a Heisman winner, a handful of retired sportswriters, disgraced athletic directors and United States Olympic Committee and PGA staffers have a voice in the postseason pairings.With all the...
David Fox
1 year ago
Stanford Cardinal
The beauty of sports, in particular college football, lies in their complete unpredictability and reality TV-like drama. And Week 7 was the first upset-filled Saturday of action as Stanford, Oklahoma and Michigan fell from the ranks of unbeatens...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
Tajh Boyd
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
Bryce Petty
Baylor and Oregon have been putting on quite a show this season.The Bears and Ducks own the top two spots in terms of total offense rankings after seven weeks, and the numbers are quite mind-boggling.Baylor is averaging 9.4 yards per play, while...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
It's Midseason Madness on this week's podcast. Our hosts tackle big second-half questions for the SEC, Pac-12, Big Ten, Big 12 and ACC before offering up picks for the midseason coach of the year. Here are the key storylines Braden Gall and...
David Fox
1 year ago
Butch Jones
The wheels are already in motion following the recent announcement that Tennessee and Virginia Tech will play a football game at Bristol Motor Speedway on September 10, 2016. The game is expected to set single-game football attendance record as the...
Stephen Schindler
1 year ago
Spencer Long
Nebraska guard Spencer Long is expected to miss the remainder of the season due to a knee injury suffered in Saturday’s win over Purdue.Long was one of the best linemen in the Big Ten and was a preseason All-American selection by Athlon...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Nebraska team
Oregon and Nebraska haven't met since 1986. That will soon change. Oregon will travel to Lincoln for a game on Sept. 16, 2016, with Nebraska visiting Eugene for the first time on Sept. 9, 2017.Huskers to visit Ducks in 2016 and host them in...
Stephen Schindler
1 year ago
Todd Gurley
On Sunday, Georgia coach Mark Richt said Sunday halfback Todd Gurley is "real close" to returning from a sprained left ankle.Richt: Todd Gurley 'real close' to returning http://t.co/DmCnQhtLrb— CollegeFootballTalk (@CFTalk)...
Stephen Schindler
1 year ago
Matt Jones
Injuries are taking a toll on the contenders in the SEC East, and Florida suffered another setback this week, as running back Matt Jones was ruled out for the remainder of the season with a knee injury.Jones missed time in the preseason due to an...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Marcus Mariota
At the midpoint of the Pac-12 season, it has been Oregon and whichever team wants to try and lineup for second place. No team has scored more, allowed less and is better in turnover margin. That said, Oregon State’s Sean Mannion is the nation...
Corby Yarbrough
1 year ago
T.J. Yeldon
Outside of Missouri and Auburn already having surpassed their win totals from a year ago and starting 6-0 and 5-1 — we all expected that, right? — the SEC has played out as expected through the midway point. Johnny Manziel has been...
Corby Yarbrough
1 year ago
Tajh Boyd
The ACC has been a little off the national radar for most of this season, but at least for one weekend (Oct. 19), the spotlight will be on this conference. Clemson-Florida State is a huge top-five showdown and should be one of the best games of the...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago

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