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Cure Bowl Prediction and Preview: Tulane vs. Louisiana

By Steven Lassan, 2 days 9 hours ago
College football’s 2018-19 bowl season kicks off on Saturday with a showdown between two teams from the Pelican State, as Tulane meets Louisiana in Orlando for the 2018 Cure Bowl. Both of these programs appear to be on the rise after standout coaching hires in recent years. The Green Wave are bowling for the first time under third-year coach Willie Fritz, while the Ragin’ Cajuns will...

College Football Picks Against the Spread (ATS) for Every 2018-19 Bowl Game

By Steven Lassan, 2 days 10 hours ago
College football’s 2018-19 bowl season features 39 matchups, and Athlon’s editors are here with picks against the spread for every postseason contest. Five games are slated for Dec. 15 to start the bowl season, which continues until Jan. 1 with the New Year’s Six matchups. The national championship for the 2018-19 season will be played in Santa Clara, Calif on Jan. 7, featuring...

5 Deserving College Football Teams That Were Denied a Shot at a National Title

By Aaron Tallent, 4 days 16 hours ago
Each College Football Playoff brings programs left out in the cold. While we may tip a little bit out for Ohio State and UCF, it is important to remember how many problems the playoff has actually solved. There were many seasons where a team did literally everything it could for a national title and there just wasn’t a spot for them to play for it. As we remember the Buckeyes and the...

Ranking All 39 College Football Bowl Games: From Must-See to Must-Miss

By Steven Lassan, 1 week 1 day ago
College football’s regular season is over and the matchups for the 2018-19 bowl season are set. In the CFB Playoff, Alabama takes on Oklahoma in the Orange Bowl, with Clemson meeting Notre Dame in the Cotton Bowl. The winner of those two games will square off in Santa Clara on Jan. 7 for the national championship. It's no secret those two games are must-see matchups, but...

Army West Point Black Knights vs. Navy Midshipmen Prediction and Preview

By Kevin McGuire, 1 week 2 days ago
Before the college football season officially closes the books on the regular season and shifts to the bowl season, Army and Navy continue their storied rivalry in Philadelphia this weekend for America's Game, the Army-Navy Game. Army has shifted the series in their favor with two straight wins and looks to be ready to pick up a third straight win over their rivals from Annapolis, but can...

College Football Rankings: Top 130 Teams

By Steven Lassan, 1 week 2 days ago
With the 14th week of action from the 2018 season in the books, it's time to revamp the full top 130 team projections and predictions and rank every FBS team in college football. Alabama finished the regular season as the No. 1 team after beating Georgia in the SEC Championship, followed by Clemson at No. 2 and Notre Dame at No. 3. Oklahoma jumps to No. 4 following its victory over...

College Football Top 25 Rankings (After Week 14)

By Steven Lassan, 1 week 5 days ago
Weekly college football top 25 rankings are a big part of every season, and Athlon Sports will update its top 25 following the games each weekend. The 14th weekend of the 2018 season was headlined by conference championship games, including Alabama's comeback win over Georgia, Oklahoma's revenge victory over Texas, and Clemson's blowout win against Pitt. The...

College Football Week 14 Awards

By Steven Lassan, 1 week 5 days ago
With the 14th weekend of the 2018 season in the books, it’s time to take a look at the best of the best and honor some of the top performances. Each week, Athlon Sports will highlight some of the top performers in college football with its weekly awards section. Here’s a look at Athlon Sports’ picks for the offensive, defensive, coordinator, team and freshman from...

College Football Bowl Projections for 2018-19

By Steven Lassan, 1 week 6 days ago
The start of college football’s 2018-19 bowl season is just one month away, but with Week 14 in the books and the regular season completed, it’s never too early to take a peek at the potential matchups this postseason. Alabama, Clemson, Notre Dame and Oklahoma are Athlon's projected picks after Week 14 to reach the CFB Playoff. The Crimson Tide and Tigers are a notch...

Greatest College Football Winning Streaks Since 1950

By Aaron Tallent, 1 week 6 days ago
UCF ran its winning streak to 25 games with a 56-41 victory over Memphis in the AAC Championship Game on Saturday. The No. 8 Knights (12-0, 8-0 AAC) overcame the absence of two-time AAC Offensive Player of the Year McKenzie Milton and a 17-point halftime deficit to beat the Tigers for the second time this season. Besides winning a second straight AAC title, UCF also secured its second straight...