College Football Articles

The offseason is over and after several long and excruciating months, college football is back in our lives. Normally any kind of football in late August and early September should be celebrated but 2016 might just feature the most impressive...
Bryan Fischer
3 weeks ago
Deshaun Watson
With players like Clemson’s Deshaun Watson, Florida State’s Dalvin Cook, Stanford’s Christian McCaffrey and LSU’s Leonard Fournette returning, it’s a crowded year at the top of the player rankings. Watson is Athlon...
Steven Lassan
3 weeks ago
At Notre Dame, the football schedule is always one that takes the team from coast to coast, playing in all parts of the country. The 2016 schedule is no exception, as the Irish go to the west, southwest, southeast and northeast as well as playing...
Jon Kinne
3 weeks ago
Alabama Crimson Tide 2016 Football Schedule
Alabama may have won its fourth national title in the last seven years, but the Crimson Tide have one of the SEC's most challenging schedules heading into the 2016 season. Alabama's road to Atlanta, or potentially further, won't be easy...
Cody McClure
3 weeks ago
November can often be the month most fans remember. The rivalry games and a season’s worth of momentum all create heightened drama in the final full month of the season.   Yet in the shortest season in sports, every month and every...
David Fox
3 weeks ago
Alabama Crimson Tide 2016 Football Schedule
Alabama may have won its fourth national title in the last seven years, but the Crimson Tide have one of the SEC's most challenging schedules heading into the 2016 season. Alabama's road to Atlanta, or potentially further, won't be easy...
Cody McClure
3 weeks ago
The guys break down the biggest Week 1 in college football history!   Braden Gall, Mitch Light and David Fox preview the biggest, most important and overlooked games of the first week of the season.   - SEC powers Alabama, LSU and...
Braden Gall
3 weeks ago
Lamar Jackson
Every college football season produces its share of new faces on the scene, as breakout players or rising stars play a huge role in determining the four playoff teams and the conference champions. While these players are instrumental to the success...
Steven Lassan
3 weeks ago
The SEC West is still king, with Alabama coming off yet another national championship and LSU appearing to have one of the best rosters, top to bottom, in the nation. And Ole Miss probably would take Chad Kelly at quarterback over just about...
Cody McClure
3 weeks ago
The SEC West is still king, with Alabama coming off yet another national championship and LSU appearing to have one of the best rosters, top to bottom, in the nation. And Ole Miss probably would take Chad Kelly at quarterback over just about...
Cody McClure
3 weeks ago
Harvey Langi
BYU will implement new offensive and defensive schemes in Kalani Sitake's debut season as head coach. Gone are the no-huddle offense and 3-4 defensive alignment employed by former head coach Bronco Mendenhall. In their place are a pro-style...
John Coon
3 weeks ago
Starting with the 1992 season, due to a reformatting of the Southeastern Conference schedule, LSU has had to play Arkansas, Auburn and Florida on the road in even-numbered years. The Tigers have never defeated all three of those opponents during...
John La Fleur
3 weeks ago
The Big Ten is full of storylines to follow this season, and the schedule offers a good number of intriguing matchups in conference and non-conference play. The Jim Harbaugh Effect has Michigan playing in several matchups you should pay attention...
Kevin McGuire
3 weeks ago
The 2016 FCS season is fast underway and there’s a lot to live up to following the thrilling FCS Kickoff between North Dakota State and Charleston Southern.   Interest in the FCS has never been higher, so the storylines will only...
Craig Haley
3 weeks ago
Tennessee Volunteers Hype
It is almost “Football Time in Tennessee”! While Tennessee Volunteer fans probably already have all of the motivation they could possibly need heading into the 2016-17 season, it never hurts to have a little something extra to get the...
Rob McVey
3 weeks ago
Deshaun Watson
Quarterback play is always under the microscope for every college football team. Finding and developing a reliable starter isn’t easy for some programs, but for other schools, the next quarterback steps in and the offense doesn...
Steven Lassan
3 weeks ago
College football conference realignment and expansion is all the rage. It's the Hansel from Zoolander of sports. The Big 12 is currently driving the conversation, but truth be told, any article or conversation about expanding or realigning...
J.P. Scott
4 weeks ago
Baker Mayfield
Oklahoma is the heavy favorite to repeat as Big 12 champions in 2016, so it should be no surprise the Sooners dominate in Athlon’s projected top 35 players in the conference. Quarterback Baker Mayfield edges Texas Tech signal-caller Patrick...
Steven Lassan
4 weeks ago
Leonard Fournette
Another season, another loaded year for returning talent in the SEC. While the league is short on proven quarterbacks, there’s plenty of depth at defensive end, receiver and linebacker. LSU running back Leonard Fournette leads the way for...
Steven Lassan
4 weeks ago
The college football offseason is nearing a close, which means months of analyzing and previewing will soon be validated or … not.   The preseason AP poll was released Sunday, and a clear consensus has been established. Alabama is a...
David Fox
4 weeks ago
Sonny Dykes
College football’s 2016 season officially kicks off on Friday night with California and Hawaii making the long trek to Sydney, Australia for a neutral site matchup. This game marks the inaugural College Football Sydney Cup and a crowd of over...
Steven Lassan
1 month ago
Joe Williams
Losing a four-year starter at quarterback, a dominant running back and two leading receivers can spell trouble for most college football teams. Utah faces this exact scenario entering the 2016 season. It raises some familiar questions about the...
John Coon
1 month ago
While one can argue as to the Big 12’s place in the pantheon of the Power Five, there’s little doubt that the league is among the deepest on the field from top to bottom in the country. The end result is a season full of fascinating...
Bryan Fischer
1 month ago
J.T. Barrett
The Big Ten is short on proven quarterbacks for 2016, but there’s no question the league is stacked with talent on defense. Of Athlon’s projected top 10 players for this season, six come from defense, including standout cornerbacks...
Steven Lassan
1 month ago
First-year Georgia head coach Kirby Smart stuck with Nick Saban for eight seasons as Alabama's defensive coordinator. Despite multiple coaching opportunities, he held out for the perfect job — and now he's found it. Smart inherits...
Cody McClure
1 month ago

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