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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
6 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
6 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
6 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
6 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
6 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
6 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
6 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
6 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
6 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
6 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
6 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
6 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
6 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
6 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
6 months ago
Connor Cook
There’s always plenty at stake when Michigan and Michigan State renew their annual rivalry, but the stakes are even higher for 2015. The Spartans and Wolverines are both playoff contenders, and the winner of this game can push Ohio State for...
Steven Lassan
6 months ago
Francis Owusu
Stanford cruised to an easy win over UCLA on Thursday night, but the final score (56-35) and a huge statistical night from running back Christian McCaffrey is going to be overlooked thanks to receiver Francis Owusu’s ridiculous touchdown...
Steven Lassan
6 months ago
Leonard Fournette
The Florida Gators' defense has been among the best units in the country this season. Their defense is ranked 16th in the country and the Gators are only giving up 99.2 rushing yards per game (12th best in the nation).  While...
Antwan Staley
6 months ago
Connor Cook
The state of Michigan is the epicenter for college football’s Week 7 slate. The annual rivalry between Michigan State and Michigan is always a must-see matchup. However, the stakes are even higher in 2015. The Spartans and Wolverines are...
Steven Lassan
6 months ago
Lamar Jackson
Conference play is the theme for the ACC’s Week 7 schedule. After holding off Miami last Saturday, Florida State looks to remain unbeaten with Louisville visiting Tallahassee. The Cardinals were on bye last Saturday but have won two in a row...
Steven Lassan
6 months ago
Travis Wilson
The Pac-12’s Week 7 slate should be among the best from Power 5 conferences in college football this weekend. The action kicks off on Thursday night with UCLA visiting Stanford in a potential preview of the Pac-12 Championship. The Bruins...
Steven Lassan
6 months ago
Baker Mayfield
There’s a sharp divide in the Big 12’s Week 7 slate. Four games appear on the schedule this Saturday, but two matchups are predicted to be one-sided affairs, while Baylor-West Virginia and Oklahoma-Kansas State are the only two games...
Steven Lassan
6 months ago
Kyle Allen
The SEC is home to two of college football’s biggest showdowns for Week 7. Alabama heads to College Station to take on Texas A&M in a must-win game for coach Nick Saban’s team. After a defeat against Ole Miss earlier this year, the...
Steven Lassan
6 months ago
When Steve Spurrier retired abruptly from college football coaching this week, the South Carolina coach was the subject of dozens of complimentary columns and retrospectives. Indeed, there has never been another like Spurrier, the all-time wins...
Athlon Sports
6 months ago
Amile Jefferson
By riding a group of star freshmen to the school’s fifth national title, Duke finally seems to have found a winning formula in the age of one-and-dones. With another crop of highly touted newcomers coming in to play alongside a group of solid...
Athlon Sports
6 months ago

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