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Liberty Bowl Preview and Prediction: Memphis vs. Iowa State

The Tigers and Cyclones meet in Memphis on Saturday.
Liberty Bowl Preview and Prediction: Memphis vs. Iowa State 2017

Memphis looks to defend its home turf in Saturday’s Liberty Bowl matchup against Iowa State. The Tigers were one of the best Group of 5 teams in 2017 and nearly knocked off UCF in the American Athletic Conference title game to earn a trip to a New Year’s Six bowl.

College Football's 10 Best Position Battles to Watch in New Year’s Six Bowl Games

Miami linebacker Shaquille Quarterman's top task in the Orange Bowl is to slow down the nation's No. 3 rusher in Wisconsin's Jonathan Taylor
College Football's 10 Best Position Battles to Watch in New Year’s Six Bowl Games

This hasn’t exactly been the most compelling of bowl seasons so far but fear not, things are about to go to the next level as some terrific New Year’s Six Bowl games get under way. As great as some of the matchups are between some really great teams they might not hold a candle to the games within a game — between players on either side of the ball.

Hawaii Bowl Preview and Prediction: Houston vs. Fresno State

The Cougars and Bulldogs meet on Sunday night in Honolulu.
Hawaii Bowl Preview and Prediction: Houston vs. Fresno State 2017

College football’s pre-Christmas bowl slate concludes on Sunday night in Honolulu, as Houston meets Fresno State in the Hawaii Bowl. With no NFL game scheduled for Sunday night, this matchup between the Cougars and Bulldogs should provide the football fix for any holiday party.

 

Military Bowl Preview and Prediction: Virginia vs. Navy

Cavaliers face the Midshipmen on their home field with a winning season on the line
Military Bowl Preview and Prediction: Virginia Cavaliers vs. Navy Midshipmen

A year after finishing 2-10, the Virginia Cavaliers are in a bowl game for the first time since 2011. The Cavaliers are trying to win their first bowl game since 2005 when they go up against the Navy Midshipmen in the Military Bowl.

College Football Bowl Spread Picks: Pinstripe, Cotton, Alamo, Sun and Holiday

Athlon picks the bowl games from Dec. 26-29 against the spread.
College Football Bowl Spread Picks: Games from Dec. 26-29

The post-Christmas slate of college football's bowl season kicks off on Dec. 26 with three games, including the Heart of Dallas Bowl between West Virginia and Utah, along with the Cactus Bowl matchup of Kansas State versus UCLA. A busy slate is on tap for Dec.

College Football's 2017 Postseason All-America Team

Athlon makes its picks for All-America honors.
College Football's 2017 Postseason All-America Team

With college football’s 2017 regular season in the books and bowl season already underway, it’s time to take a look back and honor the best of the best and top performers for the All-America team.

Top 25 College Football Games of 2017

McKenzie Milton came up huge for undefeated and Peach Bowl-bound UCF in two of the season's best games
Top 25 College Football Games of 2017

One could make a strong argument that the 2017 college football season ranks among the very best of modern times. This campaign featured countless heart-stopping finishes, provided landscape-altering upsets, and was highlighted with many of the best individual performances of recent memory.

 

Gasparilla Bowl Preview and Prediction: Temple vs. Florida International

FIU seeks school wins record, Temple aims for winning season
Gasparilla Bowl Preview and Prediction: Temple Owls vs. Florida International Panthers

A school record for victories will be in play for Florida International as the 8-4 Golden Panthers take on Temple in the Bad Boy Mowers Gasparilla Bowl on Thursday at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Florida. Temple, at 6-6, looks to lock down a third straight winning season with a victory.

 

Frisco Bowl Preview and Prediction: Louisiana Tech vs. SMU

Courtland Sutton and the Mustangs make the short trip from Dallas to Frisco to take on the Bulldogs in Toyota Stadium
Frisco Bowl Preview and Prediction: Louisiana Tech Bulldogs vs. SMU Mustangs

Chad Morris accomplished what he hoped at SMU by building the Mustangs into a dangerous program in the American Athletic Conference (AAC) using his deep roots in Texas and offensive acumen.

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