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10 Amazing College Football Stats from Week 3

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 10 months ago
Numbers and statistics are a huge part of college football. Every Sunday, reading updated box scores and stats is like Christmas for fans and media members. Some stats like total offense and total defense are overrated, but each help paint a picture for a team or particular game. Whether the stats are historic, advanced or just an observation from a box score, Athlon Sports brings the...

Five Thoughts on Clemson After Week Three

By Jon Kinne, 1 year 10 months ago
Clemson went on the road for the first time this season and opened its ACC schedule by winning 20-17 at Louisville. It was anything but easy as the game went down to the final moments. But the Tigers held on and remained undefeated. Everyone that witnessed Dabo Swinney’s postgame locker room dance understands that he was clearly pleased with the victory. But after watching the...

Pittsburgh Panthers vs. Iowa Hawkeyes Preview and Prediction

By Robert A. Boleyn, 1 year 10 months ago
The Iowa Hawkeyes and Pittsburgh Panthers renew their Big Ten vs. ACC series in Iowa City this Saturday in a game that will match up two very similar teams. The 2014 matchup was a barnburner, with the Hawkeyes outscoring the Panthers 17-3 after half to erase a 17-10 halftime deficit en route to their second consecutive come-from-behind victory over Pitt. The 2015...

NC State Wolfpack vs. Old Dominion Monarchs Preview and Prediction

By Antwan Staley, 1 year 10 months ago
Both the NC State Wolfpack and the Old Dominion Monarchs will enter their game on Saturday with a 2-0 record. NC State defeated Troy and Eastern Kentucky in its first two games of the season while Old Dominion has victories over Eastern Michigan and Norfolk State. Many have called this game the biggest in Old Dominion football history, as the school just started the program...

Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets vs. Notre Dame Fighting Irish Preview and Prediction

By Jon Kinne, 1 year 10 months ago
In one of this weekend’s top contests, Georgia Tech takes its first road trip of the year to play at Notre Dame. Both teams are 2-0 but they certainly got there in different ways. The Yellow Jackets overwhelmed Alcorn State and Tulane, putting each game away before halftime. Meanwhile, Notre Dame played two Power 5 programs and needed a late score to survive Virginia. ...

The 5 Most Important Games in the Miami vs. Nebraska Rivalry

By Aaron Tallent, 1 year 10 months ago
If not for a successful Hail Mary by BYU, this week’s Nebraska/Miami matchup would garner more enthusiasm. Nevertheless, both programs still have a great deal to prove in this third week of the season and what better time do so than in one of the most pivotal rivalries in college football. Nebraska and Miami have faced off 11 times over the years, with each program having exorcised...

Nebraska Cornhuskers vs. Miami Hurricanes Preview and Prediction

By Brandon Cavanaugh, 1 year 10 months ago
Part two of the fantasy matchup that is Nebraska versus Miami takes place this weekend and it may get interesting from a number of angles. The weather calls for rain (maybe even lightning), most of Nebraska’s wounded returns and Daniel Davie still reeks of burnt toast. The two people pleased about that last nugget would be Miami head coach Al Golden and Hurricane quarterback Brad...