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J.T. Barrett
The Big Ten is trending up at the end of the 2016 college football regular season. The conference has a strong argument as the best in the nation this year, as Ohio State finished No. 3 in the CFB Playoff selection committee rankings, with Michigan...
Steven Lassan
2 months ago
Deshaun Watson
College football’s bowl season kicks off on Saturday, Dec. 17 and continues until the national championship in Tampa, Fla. on Jan. 9. With the bowl lineup set and confidence pools and pick’em contests set to start on Dec. 17, four...
Steven Lassan
2 months ago
Joshua Dobbs
The 2016 season was an interesting year for the SEC. Alabama enters the College Football Playoff as the No. 1 overall team but every team in the SEC outside of the Crimson Tide had at least four losses.   While the 2016 campaign was largely...
Steven Lassan
2 months ago
Lamar Jackson
Louisville quarterback Lamar Jackson capped a dynamic sophomore season by winning the Heisman Trophy on Saturday night. Jackson is the first Heisman winner to play at Louisville and is the sixth quarterback to claim the award over the last seven...
Steven Lassan
2 months ago
Jamaal Williams
BYU head coach Kalani Sitake inherited a successful program after being hired to replace Bronco Mendenhall, who took the Cougars to 11 consecutive bowl games.   With one regular season now in the books, there were a lot of positives from...
Mitch Harper
2 months ago
Jalen Hurts
The SEC’s 2016 regular season featured several freshmen making an impact for all 14 teams in a variety of roles. Whether it was Alabama quarterback Jalen Hurts guiding the offense by averaging 264.1 total yards per game, or Kentucky's...
Steven Lassan
2 months ago
The NFL season is into its final month, 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 ...
John Gworek
2 months ago
Nick Fitzgerald
Breakout players or the emergence of new stars is an annual tradition for all 128 college football teams. However, with the focus shifting to the bowl season, it’s never too early to think about players that could use the postseason as a...
Steven Lassan
2 months ago
Athlon Sports recaps Championship Week and breaks down the final Playoff rankings. Don't forget to subscribe here and rate us if you like (or don't like) what you hear!   - Alabama is boring and Clemson is really good. In fact, the...
Braden Gall
2 months ago
The Dr. Pepper Tuition Giveaway — in which students compete against each other by throwing footballs through giant, inflatable Dr. Pepper cans — has provided some of the greatest moments of championship weekend over the years, such as...
Jim Weber
2 months ago
Deshaun Watson
College football’s regular season is over and the matchups for the 2016-17 bowl season are set. The bowl slate features 40 matchups and the national championship game to be played on Jan. 9 in Tampa, Fla. The postseason action starts on...
Steven Lassan
2 months ago
Alabama Crimson Tide
Alabama heads into the 2016 College Football Playoff as the favorite to win it all once again. The Crimson Tide are looking to go back-to-back as national champs, matching their 2011-12 teams under coach Nick Saban. Alabama has been a model of...
Steven Lassan
2 months ago
Nick Saban
The teams and matchups for college football’s 2016-17 playoff are set. With no upsets or surprises on Championship Saturday, the top four teams were easy picks for the College Football Playoff selection committee. Alabama claimed the No. 1...
Steven Lassan
2 months ago
Jalen Hurts
Weekly rankings are a big part of every college football season, and Athlon Sports will update its top 25 following the games each weekend. The final weekend of the 2016 regular season produced a couple of interesting conference championship...
Steven Lassan
2 months ago
Reuben Foster
Week 14 of the 2016 college football season produced several big performances and memorable moments. The final regular season weekend produced some entertaining conference championship games, as Penn State rallied from a 28-7 deficit to...
Steven Lassan
2 months ago
Deshaun Watson
Clemson is just 60 minutes away from a berth in the College Football Playoff, but the Tigers still have a tough matchup ahead on Saturday against Virginia Tech in Orlando for the 2016 ACC Championship. With a win over the Hokies, Clemson will earn...
Steven Lassan
2 months ago
Jalen Hurts
Alabama looks to cap an undefeated regular season and win its third consecutive conference title, as the Crimson Tide takes on Florida this Saturday in the 25th SEC Championship Game. These two teams are no stranger to this matchup. After all,...
Steven Lassan
2 months ago
Anthony Wales
Points and big plays should be plentiful on Saturday in Bowling Green, Ky., as Western Kentucky and Louisiana Tech meet in Conference USA’s Championship Game. The Hilltoppers are making their second consecutive appearance in the C-USA league...
Steven Lassan
2 months ago
The NFL season is nearing the homestretch, 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 ...
John Gworek
2 months ago
Baker Mayfield
College football’s 2016 regular season concludes with a small, but meaningful slate on Friday and Saturday for Week 14. The action begins on Friday night with the MAC Championship between Western Michigan and Ohio, with the Pac-12 title game...
Steven Lassan
2 months ago
Mark Helfrich
Oregon fired coach Mark Helfrich on Tuesday night, ending a four-year run in charge of the program. Under Helfrich’s direction, the Ducks went 37-16 over the last four seasons. However, after winning 24 games from 2013-14, Oregon was just 13-...
Steven Lassan
2 months ago
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Grant Marcus
2 months ago
Nick Saban
College football’s 2016 regular season is down to its final weekend of action. And with just one week remaining, the bowl picture for every game and teams involved is starting to clear. A majority of the matchups won’t be announced...
Steven Lassan
2 months ago
Athlon Sports breaks down Week 13 in college football. Don't forget to subscribe here and rate us if you like (or don't like) what you hear!   - Congrats are in order for Colorado, Washington, Penn State, Wisconsin and Virginia...
Braden Gall
2 months ago
I can still picture former Michigan quarterback Drew Henson as he scored the game-sealing touchdown the last time the Wolverines beat Ohio State in The Horseshoe in 2000.   It’s glorious.   That game took place two months into...
Jim Weber
2 months ago

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