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Leonard Fournette
The first half of the 2015 college football season is officially in the books. And at the midpoint of 2015, it’s time to look back at the first seven weeks, revisit preseason predictions and take a glimpse at what the second half of the...
Steven Lassan
3 months ago
Trevone Boykin
The Big 12 was left out of last year’s playoff, but the conference is in good shape to get at least one team in college football’s top four this season. Baylor and TCU are two of the nation’s top teams after a combined 13-0 start...
Steven Lassan
3 months ago
Kyle Whittingham
The halfway mark of the 2015 Pac-12 college football season has arrived, and it's been a busy and newsworthy first seven weeks for this league. Most of the storylines in the Pac-12 have resonated from Los Angeles, as USC is off to a...
Steven Lassan
3 months ago
JuJu Smith-Schuster
The venerable lyricist Brett Gurewitz once penned that the “hills of Los Angeles are burning” and while that Bad Religion song may have been about the media’s tendency to sensationalize, the metaphor and reality could apply to the...
Josh Webb
3 months ago
Jim Harbaugh
The Big Ten ended 2014 in the spotlight after Ohio State claimed the national championship and Jim Harbaugh arrived at Michigan. And through seven weeks in 2015, it’s safe to say this conference has been worthy of all of the offseason...
Steven Lassan
3 months ago
So this is the new normal for the Syracuse Orange. The cloud of an NCAA investigation, and the uncertainty that came with it, has been lifted. Syracuse will be docked three scholarships per year for the next four years. Among the NCAA’s...
Athlon Sports
3 months ago
Malcolm Brogdon
Depending on which side of the debate you were on, Virginia was either bad for college basketball last season, or, like Wisconsin, an example of old-school cool. With their deliberate style of play and stifling defense, the Cavaliers aren...
Athlon Sports
3 months ago
Demetrius Jackson
The inroads made by Notre Dame during its ACC championship run and trip to the Elite Eight — where the Irish fell by just two points to then-undefeated Kentucky — planted seeds of production and confidence that should continue to sprout...
Athlon Sports
3 months ago
Devon Bookert
Few teams in the country return more production or experience than Florida State — the Seminoles’ top six scorers are back, and eight returning players have been starters at some point. But it’s what’s being added to the...
Athlon Sports
3 months ago
Rick Pitino
Few coaches have shown an ability to adapt quite like Rick Pitino Nobody embraced the 3-point shot more quickly than Pitino. The man pressed the tempo when other coaches slowed it down. And he won. Pitino’s latest adaptation? Proving he...
Athlon Sports
3 months ago
Old-school ACC fans who remember the days of a Tobacco Road-focused lineup may find themselves pinching themselves at times this season. Conference expansion in the ACC has been football focused, even if basketball powerhouses like Louisville...
David Fox
3 months ago
Tonye Jekiri
At this time last year, coach Jim Larranaga had a team of unknowns. He had three returning players, one of whom was injured, and nine newcomers who had never worn the Hurricanes uniform. He had little idea what to expect. He does now. Almost...
Athlon Sports
3 months ago
Cat Barber
Mark Gottfried feels good about the progress the NC State program has made under his watch. The Wolfpack have been to the NCAA Tournament four years in a row and twice have reached the Sweet 16, including last year’s run highlighted by an...
Athlon Sports
3 months ago
Everett Golson
The ACC was considered by some to be the weakest of the Power 5 leagues in 2015, but at the halfway point of the 2015 college football season, this conference features two playoff contenders – Florida State and Clemson – as well as an...
Steven Lassan
3 months ago
Iowa Hawkeyes
Hosts Braden Gall and David Fox break down all the big action from Week 7. With half of the season in the books, the guys answer 11 big questions from around the top of college football. What is Ohio State's most important game...
Braden Gall
3 months ago
Derrick Henry
With seven weeks completed, the midpoint of the 2015 college football season has officially arrived. And at the halfway point of the season, it’s time to take a look back at what’s transpired in the SEC so far and look ahead to the...
Steven Lassan
3 months ago
Fredi Knighten
College football’s midweek slate continues on Tuesday night, as Arkansas State and UL Lafayette look to remain unbeaten in conference play in this critical league matchup. The Sun Belt has experienced plenty of changes during the recent...
Steven Lassan
3 months ago
The College Football Playoff picture is starting to get some clarity, and the competition off the field among fans is nearly as heated as the competition on the field on game day. The Athlon Sports College Football Experts Club...
David Fox
3 months ago
Seth Russell
Week 7 of the college football season is in the books. The weekend slate provided plenty of highlights, big plays, standout performances and surprises. Saturday’s outstanding slate of games started with Baylor’s 62-38 win over...
Steven Lassan
3 months ago
Eddie Jackson
Numbers and statistics are a huge part of college football. Every Sunday, reading updated box scores and stats is like Christmas for fans and media members. Some stats like total offense and total defense are overrated, but each help paint a...
Steven Lassan
3 months ago
Week 7 of the college football season is officially in the books. And as usual, the weekend slate of games didn’t disappoint. Saturday’s action started with Memphis knocking off Ole Miss 37-24 and continued into the afternoon...
Steven Lassan
3 months ago
The ending of Saturday’s Michigan-Michigan State game probably won’t be topped this season. The Wolverines were all set to celebrate a huge rivalry victory over the Spartans. With just 10 seconds left on the clock, Michigan was set...
Steven Lassan
3 months ago
The Notre Dame Fighting Irish and USC Trojans meet for the 87th time this Saturday in South Bend, Ind., and the stakes will be predictably high. A second loss for Notre Dame could take them out of the College Football Playoff picture. As for the...
Josh Webb
3 months ago
Florida Gators
It was inevitable. A regression to the mean. Aka, a losing weekend. I did get two of my three Letdown Alert picks correct but that struggling Florida State offense ruined me for the weekend. I'm not shying away from the big games this...
Braden Gall
3 months ago
Derrick Henry
As the midway point of the 2015 college football season approaches, conference title races and playoff positioning takes center stage, and Saturday’s massive showdown between Alabama and Texas A&M will help provide clarity and insight...
Steven Lassan
3 months ago

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