American Athletic

Missouri Tigers vs. Connecticut Huskies Preview and Prediction

Faltering programs with just five wins between them meet for the first time since 2015
Missouri Tigers vs. Connecticut Huskies Preview and Prediction

Missouri (2-5, 0-4 SEC) snapped a five-game slide with its 68-21 win against Idaho last week. The win was the Tigers' first since their season opener on Sept. 2.

College Football Picks: Expert Predictions for Every Game in Week 9

Predictions for every FBS game in Week 9.
College Football Picks: Expert Predictions for Every Game in Week 9

Week 9 of the 2017 college football season features plenty of intriguing matchups, as conference play is in full effect with just six weeks of games remaining, and Athlon Sports is ready with complete predictions, preview and picks for the ninth weekend of action.

Tulsa Golden Hurricane vs. SMU Mustangs Preview and Prediction

The Mustangs host the Golden Hurricane needing just one win to become bowl eligible
Tulsa Golden Hurricane vs. SMU Mustangs Preview and Prediction

The SMU Mustangs have been sitting at home during the bowl season for the past four years, but they can ensure that will not happen this season with a win against the Tulsa Golden Hurricane Friday night.

Tulane Green Wave vs. Memphis Tigers Preview and Prediction

Tulane looks for first road win, Memphis tries to stay unbeaten at home
Tulane Green Wave vs. Memphis Tigers Preview and Prediction

After falling just short against South Florida, Tulane will have another shot to knock off a ranked team for the first time since 1984. This week, the Green Wave will head to Memphis to face the American Athletic Conference's West division favorite.

Seven-Step Drop: Florida State, Sam Darnold Headline the All-Underachiever Team

Things have not gone well for Jimbo Fisher and the Seminoles since the first week of the season
Seven-Step Drop: Florida State, Sam Darnold headline the All-Underachiever Team

We’re well past the midway mark of the college football season by this point and it really seems like Week 8 helped crystallize some of the biggest under (and over) achievers in the sport in more ways than one.

 

College Football Top 25 Rankings (After Week 8)

Ranking the top 25 teams in college football after Week 8.
College Football Top 25 Rankings

Weekly college football top 25 rankings are a big part of every season, and Athlon Sports will update its top 25 following the games each weekend. The eighth weekend of the 2017 season was filled with exciting games and intriguing league matchups.

Awesome College Football Alternate Uniforms from Week 8

These alternate uniforms were our favorites from Week 8.
Awesome College Football Alternate Uniforms from Week 8

Alternate uniforms and helmets are a big part of every team’s wardrobe throughout any season. While there’s nothing wrong with traditional uniforms and helmets, a different look is never a bad thing. And over the last few years, it seems more teams are using alternate uniforms throughout the season. With several awesome designs making an appearance in Week 8, here are ones we liked the most from the weekend action: 

 

College Football Week 8 Awards

Athlon hands out the awards from the Week 8 action.
College Football Week 8 Awards 2017

Week 8 of the 2017 college football season was filled with several intriguing matchups and storylines. After last week was filled with upsets, the Week 8 slate provided few surprises, but Notre Dame (USC) and Penn State (Michigan) earned dominant wins on Saturday night.

South Florida Bulls vs. Tulane Green Wave Preview and Prediction

Tulane looks for first win over a ranked team since 1984
South Florida Bulls vs. Tulane Green Wave Preview and Prediction

Among current American Athletic Conference members, the last one to complete a perfect season was Tulane in 1998. On Saturday, the Green Wave will try to ensure that South Florida doesn’t do likewise.

 

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