College Football Articles

College football programs tend to be copycats. They borrow offensive and defensive schemes, recruiting tactics and coaches from the same handful of staffs. By 2010, another trend took off — the coach-in-waiting. This was supposed to be...
David Fox
1 month ago
Baker Mayfield
College football’s bowl season is bigger and better than ever with 41 postseason matchups. With the bowl lineup set and confidence pools and pick’em contests set to start on Dec. 19, Athlon’s editors are here with predictions for...
Steven Lassan
1 month ago
College football fans are truly the best. They live and die with their teams.  A reddit user said months ago he would get a Dabo Swinney tattoo if his beloved Tigers made the College Football Playoff. The time came and this guy followed...
Jasmine Watkins
1 month ago
Robert Nkemdiche is not doing much to help his draft stock. After reports surfaced about the Ole Miss defensive lineman falling out of an Atlanta hotel window, rumors flew that substances could be involved. Nkemdiche fell about 15 feet but...
Jasmine Watkins
1 month ago
Leonard Fournette
While 2015 wasn’t the SEC’s best or deepest season in terms of overall team strength, the league still ended the year with eight teams with eight wins or more, including Alabama at 12-1 and No. 2 overall in the final College Football...
Steven Lassan
1 month ago
Tommy Armstrong
I have some bad news. Unthinkable for some. The No. 9 quarterback prospect in the country and Nebraska commit Patrick O’Brien is coming for Tommy Armstrong’s job. This shouldn’t matter at all to the junior captain...
Brandon Cavanaugh
1 month ago
Deshaun Watson
For the second year in a row, a team from the ACC earned a spot in the College Football Playoff. Clemson matched Florida State’s run from 2014, finishing the regular season with a 13-0 mark, an ACC Championship and a spot among the top four...
Steven Lassan
1 month ago
The 2014 bowl season could have gone better for the Big 12. Conference co-champs Baylor and TCU found themselves on the outside of the first-ever College Football Playoff looking in. Adding insult to injury, the seven conference teams to make...
Allen Kenney
1 month ago
Christian McCaffrey finished second to Heisman Trophy winner Derrick Henry on Saturday, as the Stanford running back earned his recognition as a finalist on the strength of a series of electric moments. As an explosive ball...
Kyle Kensing
2 months ago
Derrick Henry
Alabama has its second Heisman Trophy winner with Saturday's announcement that Derrick Henry is the 2015 recipient. And, at a place like Alabama where old-school, smash-mouth football still carries the day, it seems only fitting that...
Erik Stinnett
2 months ago
Derrick Henry
Alabama running back Derrick Henry claimed the 2015 Heisman Trophy on Saturday night as college football’s most outstanding player, edging Stanford running back Christian McCaffrey and Clemson quarterback Deshaun Watson for the No. 1 spot....
Steven Lassan
2 months ago
A loss to rival Texas in the Red River Showdown left Oklahoma's season in doubt midway through the season. The Sooners regrouped and exploded in the second half of the year, capturing the Big 12 championship and a bid to the College...
Allen Kenney
2 months ago
One of the greatest rivalries in college football will serve as the grand finale to college football’s regular season and transition us into bowl season. The Army-Navy Game is back in Philadelphia, and Navy is looking to make it 14 straight...
Kevin McGuire
2 months ago
Stanford Cardinal
David Fox, Braden Gall and Mitch Light get together for a year-in-review superlatives edition of the Cover 2.  The guys pick their favorite game, player, play, team and freshman as well as ugliest game, worst uniform and poorest...
Braden Gall
2 months ago
Not everyone is impressed with Michigan State quarterback Connor Cook. Back in the old days they would call it not "liking the cut" of someone's jib. That thing you just can't put your finger on about a person, but you know...
Jasmine Watkins
2 months ago
Six Lehigh University players were brought in on charges stemming from an off-campus revenge plot. Jacob Scott, Maxwell Frankel, Dylan, J. Parsons, Noah Scott Robb, Michael D. Gies, and Mark D. Walker were identified on the team's roster...
Jasmine Watkins
2 months ago
Clay Helton
If you thought Lane Kiffin getting fired at an airport in 2013 was a sign that things were going to improve for USC, 2015 was one of those years that made you second guess everything you knew. The year saw former head coach Steve Sarkisian...
Josh Webb
2 months ago
The Army-Navy game is as much a part of college football as any rivalry or bowl game. It has received national attention since it was first played in 1890 and has been a stalwart for the sport. Related: Ranking the Top 25 Rivalries in...
Aaron Tallent
2 months ago
Joshua Kalu
Athlon couldn’t get Ricky Gervais or Stephen Colbert, so I’m going to be hosting the Nebraska Cornhuskers 2015 Team Awards this year. It’s easily been one of the oddest seasons in well over a century’s worth of Nebraska...
Brandon Cavanaugh
2 months ago
Shaq Lawson
With the College Football Playoff on the horizon, there is still much work to be done for the Clemson Tigers. But with the regular season over, let’s take a look back and give out some awards for the 2015 regular season. Offensive MVP:...
Jon Kinne
2 months ago
Alabama running back Derrick Henry, Stanford running back Christian McCaffrey, and Clemson quarterback Deshaun Watson have been invited to the Heisman Trophy ceremony in New York this Saturday as the three finalists for the 2015 season. And...
Tyler Waddell
2 months ago
Alabama running back Derrick Henry, Stanford running back Christian McCaffrey, and Clemson quarterback Deshaun Watson have been invited to the Heisman Trophy ceremony in New York this Saturday as the three finalists for the 2015 season. And...
Tyler Waddell
2 months ago
Devontae Booker
Utah exceeded modest preseason expectations by putting together its best Pac-12 season yet. The Utes contended for a Pac-12 South title throughout the season and finished tied for first with USC in the division. Utah has collected nine wins for a...
John Coon
2 months ago
Ezekiel Elliott
College football’s four-team playoff and bowl system is the perfect blend of adding importance to the regular season and allowing teams to sort it out on the field in the postseason. While we wouldn’t advocate for college football to...
Steven Lassan
2 months ago
Leonard Fournette
The 2015 college football season started out as one for the ages for the LSU Tigers. The Baton Rouge squad opened the season with moderate expectations receiving an AP Top 25 preseason ranking of No. 14 but soared to No. 2 in the nation after...
Ryan Wright
2 months ago

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