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College Football's Top 35 Breakout Players for 2013

Florida State's Jameis Winston is the top breakout player for 2013.
College Football's Top 35 Breakout Players for 2013

Every year, college football fans are introduced to a handful of players that become household names by the end of the season. Predicting which players will breakout any year is never an easy task.

AP Poll: Where BCS Champions Rank in the Preseason

Where have the BCS National Champions been ranked in the preseason and what does it mean for 2013?
Where have the BCS National Champions been ranked in the preseason and what does it mean for 2013?

When we sit down to iron out our Top 25 Poll each year at Athlon Sports, we are trying to project the final year-end standings not build a preseason power poll. It might be a small and subtle difference but an important one to acknowledge.

College Football Week 4 Awards

Athlon hands out the awards from the Week 4 action.
College Football Week 4 Awards 2016

Week 4 of the 2016 college football season produced several big performances and memorable moments. Tennessee rallied in the second half to end an 11-game losing streak to Florida, Wisconsin scored a huge road win over Michigan State, and Texas A&M knocked off Arkansas in Arlington, Texas.

Pittsburgh Panthers vs. North Carolina Tar Heels Preview and Prediction

James Conner and the Panthers come to Chapel Hill for a key ACC Coastal Division contest against the Tar Heels
Pittsburgh Panthers vs. North Carolina Tar Heels Preview and Prediction

The full slate of ACC matchups doesn’t begin until next Saturday, but one of the season’s most important Coastal Division games will be played this week.

10 College Football Picks Against the Spread for Week 4

Picks against the spread for Week 4.
10 College Football Predictions Against the Spread for Week 4

The Week 4 edition of college football’s picks against the spread features predictions for some of Saturday’s biggest games, including Michigan State-Wisconsin, Florida-Tennessee and Texas A&M-Arkansas. Additionally, conference matchups such as LSU-Auburn, Ole Miss-Georgia and Colorado-Oregon feature lines or odds that caught our attention for Week 4.

Predicting Which Team Will Win Every Game Week 4 in College Football

Picks for every CFB game in Week 4.
Predicting Which Team Will Win Every Game Week 4 in College Football 2016

College football’s Week 4 slate kicks off on Thursday night with an ACC showdown between Clemson and Georgia Tech. The Tigers have a huge showdown against Louisville next Saturday, but coach Dabo Swinney’s team can’t overlook the Yellow Jackets after losing five straight road matchups in this series.

15 Teams That Have Impressed Three Weeks Into the 2016 College Football Season

Which teams are off to a better-than-anticipated start?
15 Teams That Have Impressed Three Weeks Into the 2016 College Football Season

The 2016 college football season is only three weeks old. However, it’s never too early to look back at the preseason rankings and identify a few teams that have impressed or are poised to easily exceed projections.

College Football Week 3 Awards

Athlon hands out the awards from the Week 3 action.
College Football Week 3 Awards

Week 3 featured several high-profile matchups, but the big winners on Saturday were Louisville, Alabama and Ohio State. The Cardinals dominated Florida State to take a huge step forward in the ACC title race, while Alabama knocked off Ole Miss to end a two-game losing streak to the Rebels. A revamped and reloaded Buckeye team with several new stars emerging handled Oklahoma in Norman.

Predicting Which Team Will Win Every Game Week 3 in College Football

Picks for every CFB game in Week 3.
Predicting Which Team Will Win Every Game Week 3 in College Football

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, including Baylor at Rice and Arizona State at UTSA.

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