College Football Articles

James Franklin
After a successful three-year stint as Vanderbilt’s head coach, James Franklin is returning home. Franklin was announced as Penn State’s new head coach on Saturday, replacing Bill O’Brien who departed Happy Valley for the NFL....
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Mike MacIntyre
After a successful three-year stint in Nashville, James Franklin has left Vanderbilt for Penn State. With less than a month before Signing Day, expect the Commodores to move quickly in replacing Franklin.Vanderbilt is the toughest job in the SEC....
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Lane Kiffin
Lane Kiffin is coming back to the SEC. On Friday, Alabama officially announced the former USC coach will join Nick Saban’s staff as the offensive coordinator for the next three years.Kiffin was looking for a job after he was fired at USC...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Monday night brought an end to an era, and Florida State sent the BCS out with a bang. Heisman Trophy winner Jameis Winston led a furious fourth quarter rally and the Seminoles prevailed over Auburn, 34-31, in the BCS Championship Game. ...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Kevin Sumlin
College football’s 2013 season is officially in the books. While kickoff for the 2014 season is still months away, it’s never too early to start looking at rosters, depth charts and coaching changes for teams poised to make a jump in...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Marcus Mariota
Johnny Manziel couldn’t do it. Neither could Jason White, Matt Leinart, Tim Tebow, Mark Ingram or Sam Bradford.So why is Jameis Winston any different?The odds of Winston repeating as the Heisman Trophy winner are slim to none. It’s not...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
With the demise of the BCS it’s tempting to jump right ahead to thoughts of the College Football Playoff.The regular season still matters, though. By spring, every college football fan will be hungry for the first week of the season, not...
David Fox
1 year ago
Tre Mason
Auburn running back Tre Mason has decided to declare for the NFL Draft. The junior was one of the top playmakers in the nation this year, rushing for 1,816 yards and 23 touchdowns on 317 carries.Mason finished sixth in the 2013 Heisman Trophy...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Bobby Petrino
After one season at Western Kentucky, Bobby Petrino has been hired at Louisville to replace Charlie Strong.It’s a homecoming of sorts for Petrino, who was the head coach at Louisville from 2003-06. During his four years with the Cardinals,...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Kliff Kingsbury
With college football’s 2013 season completed, it’s time to take a look back at the season that was amd review the performance of all 125 teams before 2014 kicks off. College football’s coach carousel was quite active last...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
BCS National Championship Game
Numbers and statistics are unquestionably a huge part of the game. In particular, the most important game of the college football season.Some fall on the sabermetric side of things, while others like to keep it simple and use the ol' eyeball...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
The 2014 season is over, so it’s time to start talking a little 2014 football. First, hosts Braden Gall and David Fox put Florida State’s championship into perspective. The question: Did Jameis Winston just complete the best...
David Fox
1 year ago
Johnny Manziel
In a move that should surprise no one, Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel has decided to declare for the NFL Draft.Manziel leaves College Station after just two years with the Aggies. He claimed the Heisman Trophy in 2012 by throwing for 3,...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Texas Longhorns
Fans and media critics alike toss around words like “greatest” and “all-time” fairly liberally. I am not immune from this type of hyperbole, as I’ve been known to wax poetically about most, best or awesome-est games,...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
Jake Waters
College football’s 2013 season is officially in the books. While kickoff for the 2014 season is still months away, it’s never too early to start looking at rosters, depth charts and coaching changes for teams poised to make a jump in...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Oregon Ducks
Tune in to the Athlon Sports Cover 2 Podcast as our staff talks college football every week leading up to the 2014 season.iTunes | Podcast ArchiveThe dust has barely settled on what was a truly magnificent ending to the BCS era. Not only in the...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
Florida State Seminoles
Florida State claimed its second BCS title with a 34-31 victory over Auburn. While the Seminoles still have plenty of time to celebrate their national championship, it’s never too early to look ahead to what could be in store next season....
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Auburn Tigers
Auburn’s run at the national championship fell short in Pasadena, but the Tigers have nothing to be ashamed about after a 34-31 loss to Florida State. Auburn was a heavy underdog to the Seminoles, yet managed to lead 21-10 at halftime and...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Florida State Seminoles
The BCS is dead. After 16 years of picking a two-team tournament, the Bowl Championship Series took its final breath in the form of a second BCS championship for Florida State. The Noles won one of the greatest college games played in a 34-31 final...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
The BCS acronym is kind of perfect, really.It’s as if the organizers wanted to make sure BS made its way in there somehow.Even the name spelled out is all wrong: Bowl Championship Series. The "championship" involves one game, hardly...
David Fox
1 year ago
Bob Stoops
In a literal sense, the college football postseason is one meaningful game preceded by 34 exhibitions.Maybe that’s true to a degree, but the bowl season has a way of setting the storylines for the offseason. After all, this is the only...
David Fox
1 year ago
The final BCS championship game was billed as a matchup between the team that dominated all year and the team that found ways to win in unlikely fashion.Florida State proved they can be one in the same in defeating Auburn 34-31 for the BCS...
David Fox
1 year ago
Brett Hundley
UCLA’s Pac-12 title hopes got a huge boost this week, as quarterback Brett Hundley has decided to return to school for his junior year.Hundley was projected by some to be a first-round pick in the 2014 NFL Draft, but he decided to stay at...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Charlie Strong
Texas is arguably the No. 1 job in college football, and the first assignment on new athletic director Steve Patterson’s plate was to pick a replacement for Mack Brown. After a three-week coaching search, Patterson hired Charlie Strong away...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Michigan State Spartans
Just ask Auburn fans how much luck it takes to win a BCS National Championship? Certainly, the Tigers are a great team with a great coach and deserve to play in the title game. But the Fightin' War Eagles needed plenty of good fortune to land...
Braden Gall
1 year ago

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