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10 College Football Coaching Hires That Shocked Fans

These hires - good or bad - came as a surprise.
10 College Football Coaching Hires That Shocked Fans

It’s rare to see a college football coach hire catch the media by surprise. In most coaching searches, the names and interest level between the candidates and the programs are known and rumored about until the job is filled.

 

South Carolina's Hire of Will Muschamp Leaves Plenty to Be Desired

South Carolina's coaching search gets a failing grade.
South Carolina's Hire of Will Muschamp Leaves Plenty to Be Desired

South Carolina’s lengthy coaching search to replace Steve Spurrier ended on Sunday with the announcement of Will Muschamp as the program’s next head coach.

Ranking All 41 College Football Bowls for 2015: From Must-See to Must-Miss

Athlon ranks the bowl games from No. 1-41.
Ranking All 41 College Football Bowls for 2015: From Must-See to Must-Miss

College football’s 2015 regular season is over and all 41 bowl and playoff matchups are set. The bowl season kicks off in Orlando with the inaugural Cure Bowl on Dec. 19 and concludes with the national championship in Glendale, Ariz. on Jan. 11.

5 Reasons Why Alabama Will Win the College Football Playoff

Here's why Nick Saban's team will win it all.
5 Reasons Why Alabama Will Win the College Football Playoff

Alabama is back in the College Football Playoff for the second year in a row, and coach Nick Saban’s team enters the postseason riding a 10-game winning streak, with nine of those victories coming by 13 points or more.

5 Reasons Why Oklahoma Will Win the College Football Playoff

Bob Stoops' Sooners are the undisputed Big 12 champions and appear to have the pieces to be a serious threat to win the national title too
5 Reasons Why Oklahoma Will Win the College Football Playoff

Before the 2014 season kicked off, Oklahoma was seen as one of the favorites for a spot in the inaugural College Football Playoff field. When the final gun sounded on their season, the 8-5 Sooners had put together one of the most disappointing campaigns of any team in the country.

 

College Football 2015 Playoff Matchups and Early Preview

The playoffs are set for the 2015 season.
College Football 2015 Playoff Matchups and Very Early Preview

The matchups for the 2015-16 College Football Playoff are set. Clemson ranked as the No. 1 team in the committee’s rankings in each release, and the Tigers held on for the top overall seed for the playoff. Coach Dabo Swinney’s team will take on Oklahoma in the Orange Bowl, which is a rematch of last season’s Russell Athletic Bowl.

Cover 2 College Football Podcast: Selection Sunday Review

The bracket is out. Who is the favorite? Who will win it all?
Cover 2 College Football Podcast: Selection Sunday Review

David Fox and Braden Gall break down Championship Saturday and the 2015 College Football Playoff bracket.

 

The Playoff bracket is out! Clemson will face Oklahoma in Miami while Alabama will face Michigan State in Dallas. Did the Committee get it right? Who is the favorite to win it all? What storylines are you most looking forward to? And is this the best Heisman Trophy race of all-time?

 

College Football Week 14 Awards

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

Week 14 of the college football season is in the books. The weekend slate provided plenty of highlights, big plays, standout performances and surprises. 

 

With another weekend of action in the books, it’s time to hand out the hardware to honor the best of the best from Week 14. Here’s a look at Athlon Sports’ picks for the offensive, defensive, coordinator, freshman and unsung hero from Week 14:

 

20 Must-See Moments from College Football's Week 14 Games

Miss Week 14? Here are 20 must-see moments.
20 Must-See Moments from College Football's Week 14 Games

Week 14 of the college football season is officially in the books. With the playoff and bowl picture coming into focus, there were no shortage of critical games or must-see matchups on Saturday. And the weekend slate produced its share of crazy moments, wild finishes and big plays.  

 

Miss anything from Week 14? Here are 20 must-see plays, moments or post-game celebrations from the weekend of action:

 

6 Coaching Candidates to Replace Bronco Mendenhall at BYU

Who might replace Mendenhall at BYU?
6 Coaching Candidates to Replace Bronco Mendenhall at BYU

Since 1972, BYU football has only had three head coaches in that span. After Friday afternoon’s shocking announcement that Bronco Mendenhall would be leaving BYU to become the head coach at Virginia, the Cougars will now begin the national search to hire their fourth

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