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College Football Picks: Expert Predictions for Every Game in Week 1

Predictions for every FBS game in Week 1
College Football Picks: Expert Predictions for Every Game in Week 1 2018

College football’s Week 1 slate for the 2018 season features several must-see matchups, and Athlon Sports is ready with complete predictions, preview and picks for the first weekend of action. The action starts on Thursday night with a handful of matchups, including Northwestern at Purdue and Wake Forest at Tulane. Additionally, Texas A&M opens its season and the debut of coach Jimbo Fisher with a matchup against Northwestern State. On Friday, Army at Duke, San Diego State at Stanford and Colorado vs. Colorado State headline an interesting slate of games.

20 College Football Games to Look Forward to This September

A Pac-12 vs. SEC opening week showdown kicks off a loaded first month of college football
20 College Football Games to Look Forward to This September

Labor Day weekend cookouts and the kickoff of a new college football season signal the transition from summer to autumn. It's an American tradition as quintessential as the changing of the leaves.

 

College football has the most important regular season, in part because it's the shortest. Each weekend is crucial, beginning from the opener on Labor Day weekend, through the rivalry games of Thanksgiving weekend.

 

College Football's Top 50 Must-See Games of 2018

Six of Michigan's games make the list, including the annual showdown with Ohio State
College Football's Top 50 Must-See Games of 2018

The college football season began last weekend with a nice appetizer of four games that featured at least one FBS team. This week, the season begins in earnest with a full slate of games, headlined by three matchups on our list of the top 50 games of the 2018 season — Washington-Auburn in Atlanta, LSU-Miami (Fla.) in Arlington, Texas, as well as Michigan at Notre Dame.

 

10 College Football Teams That Face a Make-or-Break September

All eyes will be on Tom Herman's Texas Longhorns to see how they fare in his second season at the helm
10 College Football Teams That Face a Make-or-Break September

Oh we are so lucky. Us college football fans have the good fortune of having this opening month of September being the second season in a row where there will be five Saturdays in the month. So by the time the first month is done we will know a lot more about which teams are the contenders and which are the pretenders in our college football landscape. In other words, this five-week month of September will be a make-or-break month for numerous teams.

 

Ranking All 86 Games of Week 1 of the 2018 College Football Season

Ranking the watchability of every Week 1 contest
Ranking All 86 Games of Week 1 of the 2018 College Football Season

College football’s long offseason officially ended on Saturday. The 2018 season started with four FBS games in Week 0, including Colorado State-Hawaii and Wyoming-New Mexico State. Week 0 was a good appetizer, and now it's time for the main course and a full Week 1 slate of action. The first full week of games begins on Thursday, Aug. 30 and continues into Labor Day on Monday night with a showdown between Virginia Tech and Florida State. The Week 1 slate features 86 games, including Miami-LSU, Washington-Auburn, Notre Dame-Michigan and Louisville-Alabama.

 

Big 12 Football: Top 10 Must-See Games of 2018

OU-Texas tops the list, but the Sooners' trip to WVU is also one to watch
Big 12 Football: Top 10 Must-See Games of 2018

No league in college football is as balanced as the Big 12. Oklahoma is the pick by many to win the conference title, but there are six other teams good enough to contend. Not bad for a 10-team league.

 

College Football Picks: Expert Predictions for Every Game on Aug. 25

The staff makes predictions for the first Saturday of action
College Football Picks: Expert Predictions for Every Game on August 25

College football’s 2018 season officially kicks off on Saturday, Aug. 25. The Week 0 slate is a little light, but the four games on tap are an appetizer for the massive Week 1 slate. The action on Saturday begins with UMass hosting Duquesne, followed by Prairie View at Rice. The four-game FBS slate concludes with two games involving Mountain West teams. Hawaii visits Colorado State at 7:30 p.m. ET, followed by Wyoming at New Mexico State at 10 p.m. ET. During the 2018 season, Athlon Sports will pick every FBS game for the upcoming week of action.

College Football Top 25 Rankings for 2018

Athlon projects college football's top 25 teams for 2018
College Football Top 25 for 2018

The 2018 college football season officially begins on Saturday, Aug. 25, but it's never too early to start thinking about what might transpire this fall. Each FBS season brings plenty of surprises, disappointments and unexpected teams emerging in the national title picture, but a familiar program tops Athlon's rankings.

 

College Football's Best Over/Under Win Total Bets for the 2018 Season

Predictions on the best over/under bets for all 10 conferences
College Football's Best Bets for the 2018 Season Over Under Win Totals

The 2018 college football season officially begins on Saturday, Aug. 25, and it’s time to finalize preseason predictions and place a few bets on over/under win totals for the upcoming year. With the start of the season right around the corner, Athlon asked two editors (Steven Lassan and Mitch Light) to provide their favorite over and under pick from all 10 conferences. Additionally, both editors provided their five favorite overall over/under college football win total bets for the 2018 season.

 

Outrageous College Football Predictions for the Big 12 in 2018

The Big 12 championship trophy will reside in the state of Texas at the end of the year
Outrageous College Football Predictions for the Big 12 in 2018

We're starting to see the college football polls come out and odds being set in Vegas. The preview magazines, talk shows and talking heads have all had their say.

 

All we need to do now is kick off another ho-hum season that is sure to have very few surprises and play out exactly how we think it will, right?

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