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J.T. Barrett
College football’s Week 3 slate features four games matching top 25 teams and several other intriguing matchups. The weekend slate starts on Thursday night with Houston traveling to Cincinnati, followed by three games on Friday night,...
Steven Lassan
4 months ago
Cam Robinson
College football’s Week 3 slate is filled with marquee matchups and games that will have a significant impact on rankings or playoff positioning later in the season. While there are more than just five meaningful games, Athlon Sports is...
Steven Lassan
4 months ago
The NFL is in full swing, and the competition off the field among fans is nearly as heated as the competition on the field on game day.   The Athlon Sports Pro Football Experts Club presented by New Era gives you the...
John Gworek
4 months ago
After eight months of anticipating the start of the 2016 college football season, the sport has already once again proved to be worth the agonizing wait.   College football has the longest offseason of any major American sport and whereas...
Jim Weber
4 months ago
Jim Mora
PASADENA, Calif. — Linebacker Kenny Young let the most subtle of smiles crack when discussing his first career sack, made in UCLA's 42-21 win over UNLV.    "I was pretty hyped, man," said Young, a ...
Kyle Kensing
4 months ago
Week 1 of the college football season is in the books and the guys break down the historic weekend. Braden Gall, Mitch Light and David Fox recap:   - Central Michigan beat Oklahoma State in the final play. But should the play have counted?...
Braden Gall
4 months ago
Logos don’t draw the same attention or excitement as uniforms but they are an inextricable part of each team’s brand that can be recognized around the world.   Just ask the New York Yankees. Or the Dallas Cowboys. Or the...
Jim Weber
4 months ago
Ben Roethlisberger
The 47th season of Monday Night Football begins with the Pittsburgh Steelers traveling to the nation’s capital for a matchup against the Washington Redskins. This is just the third meeting between these two teams since the 2008 season, and...
Steven Lassan
4 months ago
Lamar Jackson
On paper, college football’s Week 2 slate wasn’t as enticing as the schedule from the opening weekend. However, as usual, another Saturday of action didn’t disappoint. There were plenty of intriguing games early, with Pitt-Penn...
Steven Lassan
4 months ago
Bret Bielema
An old Southwest Conference rivalry will be renewed on Saturday night, as former league mates Arkansas and TCU meet for the first time since 1991. These two programs have traveled an interesting path since their SWC days. While Arkansas landed...
Steven Lassan
4 months ago
Jalen Hurd
Bristol Motor Speedway is known as the world’s fastest half-mile track, but on Saturday night, the scene shifts from NASCAR to college football as Tennessee and Virginia Tech meet for the first time since 2009 in a unique setup. The...
Steven Lassan
4 months ago
Week 2 doesn't look like a great weekend of college football but the guys break down all of the intigue.   - Why did college football schedule all of the best games this week in the same time slot? Dammit!   - Penn State and Pitt...
Braden Gall
4 months ago
Joshua Dobbs
College football’s Week 2 slate doesn’t have the marquee matchups that covered the schedule in Week 1, but there are several intriguing games to watch this Saturday. The Week 2 action kicks off on Friday night with two games, as...
Steven Lassan
4 months ago
Jacob Eason
Quarterback play is always under the spotlight for all 128 college football teams. Some programs – Clemson (Deshaun Watson) and Ohio State (J.T. Barrett) – entered 2016 with no uncertainty under center. However, there was no shortage of...
Steven Lassan
4 months ago
John Ross
Week 1 of the 2016 college football season produced several big-time performances. Freshmen quarterbacks Deondre Francois (Florida State), Shane Buechele (Texas) and Jalen Hurts (Alabama) lived up to the hype in their first game. But some of...
Steven Lassan
4 months ago
Week 1 of the college football season is in the books and the guys break down the historic weekend. Braden Gall, Mitch Light and David Fox recap:   - So, I guess it really was the greatest weekend in college football history. Houston was the...
Braden Gall
4 months ago
The NFL is finally ready to return to the field after more than seven months, and appropriately enough, it all starts with a rematch of the game that ended last season. Denver looks considerably different than the team that defeated Carolina 24-...
Athlon Sports
4 months ago
After the first week of college football’s 2016 season, we are stuck asking the same question we ask at some point every fall:   Why are college kickers so bad?   We’ve grown so accustomed to college football’s...
Jim Weber
4 months ago
Nick Chubb
College football’s Week 1 slate for 2016 was billed as the best opening weekend in the history of the sport. Needless to say, the games didn’t disappoint. Florida State-Ole Miss, Texas-Notre Dame, North Carolina-Georgia and Auburn-...
Steven Lassan
4 months ago
Dalvin Cook
Week 1 of the 2016 college football season concludes in Orlando, Fla. with Florida State and Ole Miss meeting for the first time since 1961. High expectations surround both teams for 2016, and a win in this neutral site affair would provide an...
Steven Lassan
4 months ago
Calvin Ridley
In terms of brand or name value and recognition for a Week 1 non-conference matchup, it doesn’t get much better than USC and Alabama. These two programs have a wealth of success on the stat sheet, claiming a combined 27 national championships...
Steven Lassan
4 months ago
Josh Rosen
College football’s Week 1 slate is filled with compelling matchups, and while UCLA-Texas A&M might not have the same pregame hype as Alabama-USC or Houston-Oklahoma, there’s a lot of intrigue surrounding this game. This matchup is...
Steven Lassan
4 months ago
Elijah Hood
The SEC and ACC meet three times for intriguing non-conference games on the opening weekend for the 2016 college football season, with the first matchup taking place in Atlanta between North Carolina and Georgia. This game is also the second time...
Steven Lassan
4 months ago
Kyle Shurmur
The Thursday night matchup between Vanderbilt and South Carolina isn’t likely to register as one of the best games for Week 1, but there’s plenty at stake for these two teams. Tennessee, Georgia and Florida are widely considered to be...
Steven Lassan
4 months ago
Baker Mayfield
The first full weekend of the 2016 college football season starts on Thursday night with a handful of games and continues into Labor Day with a huge showdown between Florida State and Ole Miss in Orlando. Thursday night’s action is headlined...
Steven Lassan
4 months ago

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