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College Football Bowl Spread Picks: Orange, Fiesta, Rose, Sugar and Peach

Athlon picks the bowl games from Dec. 30-Jan. 1 against the spread.
College Football Bowl Spread Picks: Orange, Fiesta, Rose, Sugar and Peach 2017

College football's bowl slate wraps up with an intriguing slate of must-see matchups on Dec. 30 and Jan. 1. Louisville quarterback Lamar Jackson could be playing in his final collegiate game in the TaxSlayer Bowl against Mississippi State.

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.

Cotton Bowl Classic Preview and Prediction: USC vs. Ohio State

Big Ten and Pac-12 champions Ohio State and USC meet in North Texas
Cotton Bowl Classic Preview and Prediction: USC Trojans vs. Ohio State Buckeyes

A bowl game pitting the champion of Big Ten against the champion of the Pac-12 must surely be set for the Granddaddy of 'Em All, right?

 

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.

USC Trojans 2017 Team Awards

Ronald Jones II made an impressive climb up the Trojans' career rushing list this season
USC Trojans 2017 Team Awards

It was a white-knuckle 2017 for USC football, even before the season began. The calendar year began with the Trojans rallying to beat Penn State in one of the greatest college football games ever played, the 2017 Rose Bowl.

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.

 

10 2018 Heisman Trophy Candidates to Watch in Bowl Games

Wisconsin freshman RB Jonathan Taylor has a shot at a 2,000-yard season when the Badgers take on Miami in the Orange Bowl
10 2018 Heisman Trophy Candidates to Watch in Bowl Games

As the 2017 college football season comes to a close, we can’t help but look ahead to 2018. Although the bowl season got started on Saturday, there are still 32 more games to go plus the two College Football Playoff semifinals and national championship game on Jan. 8.

15 Best Pac-12 College Football Games of 2017

Josh Rosen helped orchestrate the greatest comeback in UCLA history in the Bruins' opener against Texas A&M
15 Best Pac-12 College Football Games of 2017

Pac-12 After Dark gained popularity in recent years as a social media hashtag, denoting a wild finish out West. While the title suggests nighttime football, Pac-12 After Dark is more of a mindset; plenty of raucous finishes in the conference played out in the daytime during 2017.

 

Pac-12 2017 Season Awards and All-Conference Team

Athlon hands out its awards from the 2017 season.
Pac-12 2017 Season Awards and All-Conference Team

Behind quarterback Sam Darnold and a talented front seven on defense this year, USC claimed its first Pac-12 title since 2008. The Trojans missed out on a CFB Playoff berth after suffering two losses in the regular season, but coach Clay Helton's team finished with an 11-2 mark and won the league title game over Stanford in early December.

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