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Predictions for Every College Football 2017-18 Bowl Game

Predictions and picks for all 39 postseason games and the national championship.
Predictions for Every College Football 2017-18 Bowl Game

College football’s bowl season kicks off on Saturday, Dec. 16 and continues until the national championship in Atlanta, Ga. on Jan. 8. With the bowl lineup set and confidence pools and pick’em contests set to start on Dec. 16, three writers for Athlon Sports share predictions for every bowl.

 

5 Biggest Landslides in Heisman Trophy Voting History

Baker Mayfield is expected to be named the latest Heisman winner on Saturday, but what will the final margin be?
5 Biggest Landslides in Heisman Trophy Voting History

It looks like Baker Mayfield will be awarded the Heisman Trophy this Saturday. Even with some questionable on-field actions, the most recent which resulted in him not starting (he missed two plays) or serving as captain on Senior Day, Mayfield is the front-runner by far. Will he win by one of the biggest landslides in Heisman history? Well, that’s a pretty high bar.

 

College Football Playoff Schedule

The schedule is set for the 2017 College Football Playoff.
College Football Playoff Schedule 2017

The 2017 College Football Playoff schedule and field of four teams is officially set. Additionally, the start times for the two semifinal games in the Rose and Sugar Bowls were also announced. On Jan. 1, Georgia and Oklahoma will meet in the 2018 Rose Bowl. The Sooners ranked No. 2 in the final rankings, and the Bulldogs checked in at No. 3.

College Football Week 14 Awards

Athlon hands out the awards from the Week 14 action.
College Football Week 14 Awards 2017

Week 14 of the 2017 college football season was all about conference championships. And the action on the gridiron didn't disappoint in the final weekend before bowl season. Oklahoma, Clemson and Georgia secured convincing victories in their respective league title games, while USC and Ohio State closed out their titles in the fourth quarter.

Predicting Which Teams Make the College Football Playoff on Selection Sunday

Which teams will claim a spot in the top four on Sunday?
Predicting Which Teams Make the College Football Playoff on Selection Sunday 2017

College football’s regular season is complete and the four teams in the CFB Playoff will be announced on Sunday at 12:30 p.m. ET on ESPN. Following the championship games on Saturday night, the selection committee is set to decide the final top 25, New Year’s Six bowl participants and playoff teams.

 

5 Greatest Conference Championship Games of All Time

The 2012 SEC Championship Game between Alabama and Georgia may as well have been for the national title too
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5 Greatest Conference Championship Games of All Time

What will happen this conference championship weekend is anyone’s guess. One thing is for certain: we will have a clear College Football Playoff picture when it is over. If we are lucky, we may see some amazing games. And if we’re really lucky, one of them may replace one of the games on this list, the five greatest conference championship games of all time.

 

College Football Picks: Expert Predictions for Every Game in Week 14

Predictions for every FBS game in Week 14.
College Football Picks: Expert Predictions for Every Game in Week 14 2017

Week 14 of the 2017 college football season is the final weekend of action and several key matchups are on tap for Championship Saturday. The action starts on Friday night with the Pac-12 Championship and a rematch from earlier this year, as USC and Stanford meet at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara.

When Conference Championship Games Cause Chaos

Texas upset No. 3 Nebraska in the first-ever Big 12 Championship Game in 1996, spoiling the Cornhuskers' shot at another national championship
When Conference Championship Games Cause Chaos

Ever since Antonio Langham returned an interception for a touchdown in the first SEC Championship Game 25 years ago, one truth has remained: no college football team is safe on conference championship weekend.

 

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