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College Fantasy Football: Week 8 DFS Picks Saturday (Oct. 20) Games

By Steven Lassan, 1 day 11 hours ago
Week 8 of the 2018 college football season continues on Saturday. That means it’s time to pick your optimal DraftKings college football fantasy lineup. Fortunately, our college football fantasy experts are ready to help. Players from 10 matchups are available to be selected on DraftKings for the first Saturday Noon ET games and seven for the 7 p.m. ET window.   Here’...

Memphis Tigers vs. Missouri Tigers Prediction and Preview

By Juan Jose Rodriguez, 2 days 5 hours ago
Both Memphis and Missouri head into Week 8’s battle of Tigers looking to rebound from losses of varying magnitudes. The visitors suffered a heartbreaking 31–30 loss at the hands of UCF, winners of 19 consecutive games dating back to last season. The hosts, meanwhile, put up 10 points on Alabama in the first quarter, only to watch the Crimson Tide tally 26 unanswered for a 39-10 win...

Tulsa Golden Hurricane vs. Arkansas Razorbacks Prediction and Preview

By Ryan Wright, 3 days 5 hours ago
When the Tulsa Golden Hurricane (1-5, 0-3 in the AAC) arrive in Fayetteville on Saturday for a regional non-conference showdown against the Arkansas Razorbacks (1-6, 0-4 SEC), some unwanted history will be made for the defeated. Regardless of the fan favorite, both squads enter the game in dire need of a win making for what could be a slugfest for the motivated.   Through four seasons on...

Cincinnati Bearcats vs. Temple Owls Prediction and Preview

By Kevin McGuire, 3 days 5 hours ago
Cincinnati is one of three unbeaten teams in the American Athletic Conference left standing, and they put that record on the line on the road this week against Temple. After a rough start to the season, the Owls have won three of their last four games and are looking to play the role of spoiler in the AAC.   Luke Fickell has done a terrific job in turning Cincinnati back into a conference...

10 College Football Picks Against the Spread (ATS) for Week 8

By Mitch Light, 3 days 9 hours ago
The Week 8 edition of college football picks against the spread is highlighted by an intriguing Big Ten battle between perennial power Ohio State and upstart Purdue, an SEC West clash between reeling Auburn and high-scoring Ole Miss and a key Pac-12 North game between Oregon and Washington State in Pullman. Here are 10 predictions for games against the spread.   Purdue (+13.5) over Ohio...

College Football 2018 Midseason All-America Team

By Steven Lassan, 3 days 11 hours ago
With half of the 2018 college football season completed, it’s time to hand out some hardware in the form of midseason All-America selections. This list is likely to look drastically different by December, but the players honored and mentioned below have performed at a high level through the first seven weeks of 2018.   Alabama quarterback Tua Tagovailoa leads the way for the...

College Football Bowl Projections for 2018-19

By Steven Lassan, 4 days 8 hours ago
The start of college football’s 2017-18 bowl season is over two months away, but with Week 7 completed, it’s never too early to take a peek at the potential matchups this postseason. Alabama, Clemson, Ohio State and Notre Dame are Athlon's projected picks after Week 7 to reach the CFB Playoff. With Georgia losing to LSU, the Bulldogs have slipped in the race to claim...

College Football Rankings: Top 130 Teams

By Steven Lassan, 5 days 6 hours ago
With the seventh 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 and Ohio State remain the top two teams in the nation once again, but Clemson climbs to No. 3 after Georgia's loss at LSU, with Notre Dame moving to No. 4 after Saturday's win against...

Greatest College Football Winning Streaks Since 1950

By Aaron Tallent, 5 days 10 hours ago
After overcoming a 13-point halftime deficit on the road, the UCF Knights extended their winning streak to 19 games with a 31-30 victory at Memphis on Oct. 13. If they lose in the next few weeks, most college football fans outside of the Orlando region will soon forget this streak. If they keep winning, they need to about seven more wins before their streak is listed among the...

College Football Week 7 Awards

By Steven Lassan, 6 days 7 hours ago
With the seventh 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...