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College Football Bowl Projections for 2017

By Steven Lassan, 1 day 4 hours ago
The first 12 weeks of the college football season are in the books, and it's never too early to start thinking about postseason matchups and bowl projections. Following a light slate of action in Week 12, the projected top four have remained the same. Alabama, Clemson, Oklahoma and Ohio State are the projected playoff teams, with Wisconsin, Auburn, Penn State, Georgia, USC, Miami...

Awesome College Football Alternate Uniforms from Week 12

By Steven Lassan, 1 day 7 hours ago
Alternate uniforms and helmets are a big part of every team’s wardrobe throughout any season. While there’s nothing wrong with traditional uniforms and helmets, a different look is never a bad thing. And over the last few years, it seems more teams are using alternate uniforms throughout the season. With several awesome designs making an appearance in Week 12, here are ones we liked...

College Football Week 12 Awards

By Steven Lassan, 1 day 7 hours ago
Week 12 of the 2017 college football season was filled with several intriguing matchups and storylines. While only one matchup featured teams in the top 25, the weekend slate didn't disappoint. Wisconsin knocked off Michigan to remain unbeaten and in the thick of the CFB Playoff mix. In the Pac-12, USC knocked off UCLA, and Washington rallied to beat Utah in the final seconds...

Boston College Eagles vs. Connecticut Huskies Preview and Prediction

By Adam Kurkjian, 3 days 11 hours ago
Both the Boston College Eagles and Connecticut Huskies suffered losses last weekend, but have the chance to bounce back in a unique setting for college football in New England.   Although the game will be played in Massachusetts, UConn will be the home team as the programs face off Saturday night at Fenway Park. Even when some of the top-flight Atlantic Coast Conference teams come to...

Navy Midshipmen vs. Notre Dame Fighting Irish Preview and Prediction

By Jon Kinne, 4 days 10 hours ago
Despite falling to No. 8 in the College Football Playoff Rankings following the blowout loss to Miami, there is a perfect storm scenario that could push Notre Dame into final four contention, although the number of moving parts makes the possibility highly unlikely.   But those who want to dream a little dream know that the Irish have no shot at all if they don’t look...

College Football Picks: Expert Predictions for Every Game in Week 12

By Steven Lassan, 5 days 8 hours ago
Week 12 of the 2017 college football season features plenty of intriguing matchups, as conference play is in full effect with just three weeks of games remaining, and Athlon Sports is ready with complete predictions, preview and picks for the upcoming weekend of action. The Week 12 slate features only one matchup between top 25 teams, but there's no shortage of quality games...

SMU Mustangs vs. Memphis Tigers Preview and Prediction

By Mike Ferguson, 5 days 9 hours ago
The No. 21 Memphis Tigers can wrap up a spot in the American Athletic Conference Championship Game with a victory on Saturday. Since dropping its conference opener by a wide margin to UCF, the Tigers have won five straight and at 8-1, are just two wins from tying a school record for victories.   The opponent this week will be a good SMU team, who comes in with a record of 6-4. The...

UCF Knights vs. Temple Owls Preview and Prediction

By Juan Jose Rodriguez, 5 days 10 hours ago
And then there were four. Undefeated teams, that is. With then-No. 1 Georgia falling out of the group after a 40-10 drubbing at now-No. 6 Auburn, only No. 1 Alabama, No. 3 Miami, No. 5 Wisconsin and No. 15 UCF — the highest-ranked Group of 5 team — remain perfect thus far in 2017. The Knights have had a tumultuous season to say the least, with two games — against Georgia Tech...

College Football Playoff Poll Watch: The Selection Committee Loves Clemson

By J.P. Scott, 5 days 11 hours ago
The circus that is the weekly College Football Playoff rankings release took place on ESPN Tuesday night, but not before the "worldwide leader" subjected would-be rankings viewers to 20 real-time minutes of an early-season college basketball game.    The shenanigans continued once the rankings were released, four or five teams at a time. Here's what stuck out to me....

Tulsa Golden Hurricane vs. South Florida Bulls Preview and Prediction

By Elton Hayes, 6 days 8 hours ago
Before South Florida readies for its seismic Nov. 24 showdown with undefeated UCF, it must first take care of business against a reeling Tulsa team Thursday in an American Athletic Conference matchup that has all the makings of a trap game for the Bulls.   Charlie Strong has excelled in his first year in Tampa. With just two weeks remaining in the regular season, he's coached the...