Week 10 of the 2017 college football season features plenty of intriguing matchups, as conference play is in full effect with just five weeks of games remaining, and Athlon Sports is ready with complete predictions, preview and picks for the upcoming weekend of action.
It's that time of the year again! It's the point in the college football season where we all huddle around our television sets on Tuesday night to see how the most powerful old guys in the sport view the field of teams. And then, of course, we complain.
USC quarterback Sam Darnold began the season as an All-American candidate and the favorite to both win the Heisman Trophy and be drafted No. 1 overall in the 2018 NFL Draft. With Darnold under center, the Trojans were also the odds-on favorite to win the Pac-12, and therefore, considered the most likely team in the conference to make it to the College Football Playoff.
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 ninth weekend of the 2017 season was filled with exciting games and intriguing conference matchups. The top games of Week 9 took place in the afternoon, as Ohio State rallied to beat Penn State in a 39-38 thriller.
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 9, here are ones we liked the most from the weekend action: