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Texas Tech Red Raiders vs. Houston Cougars Preview and Prediction

By Peter Mundo, 3 days 20 hours ago
Texas Tech and Houston both enter this Lone Star State tussle after starting the season 2-0. The Red Raiders had an early bye in Week 2 while Houston had its opener against UTSA cancelled due to Hurricane Harvey. This will be just the third meeting between Texas Tech and Houston since the Southwest Conference closed up shop following the 1995 season. They did face off in 2009-10 when...

Temple Owls vs. South Florida Bulls Preview and Prediction

By Kevin McGuire, 4 days 20 hours ago
Conference play in the American Athletic Conference continues in the national spotlight on Thursday night with a battle between the top two programs in the AAC East the past two seasons. Temple may have won the division the past two seasons, but South Florida is the prohibitive favorite this season. The Bulls also are looking for revenge from a road loss last season that proved...

Seven-Step Drop: College Football Craziness Strikes Again

By Bryan Fischer, 5 days 22 hours ago
It happens like clockwork every season.   The schedule looks lackluster coming in. Power 5 teams host huge underdogs. Big-name, top-25 games are few and far between. David against Goliath might be too kind of a term for some matchups. There appears to be a lengthy window where getting those chores done around the house might be a better use of one’s time.   And then......

College Football Top 25 Rankings (Updated)

By Steven Lassan, 6 days 35 min 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 third weekend of the 2017 season was filled with exciting games and intriguing non-conference and league matchups. Alabama defeated Colorado State to remain No. 1 in the rankings, but Clemson closed the gap after knocking...

College Football Week 3 Awards

By Steven Lassan, 6 days 19 hours ago
Week 3 of the 2017 college football season was filled with several intriguing matchups and storylines. Clemson and Mississippi State delivered statement victories, USC defeated Texas in overtime, Memphis and San Diego State earned wins over Power 5 programs, and Florida beat Tennessee on a last-second Hail Mary touchdown pass.   With the third weekend of the 2017 season in...

Tulane Green Wave vs. Oklahoma Sooners Preview and Prediction

By Allen Kenney, 1 week 1 day ago
Heading into this weekend’s matchup with the Tulane Green Wave, it’s easy to wonder where the heads of the Oklahoma Sooners are.   Quarterback Baker Mayfield, head coach Lincoln Riley and the rest of the team have been the talk of the college football world after handily dispatching Ohio State at the Horseshoe last weekend. How much thought have they even given to Tulane?...

SMU Mustangs vs. TCU Horned Frogs Preview and Prediction

By Peter Mundo, 1 week 2 days ago
The TCU Horned Frogs are coming off of a great 28-7 win over SEC opponent Arkansas last week in Fayetteville. But while last week was all about stopping the Razorbacks' running attack, this week is about trying to slow down SMU's high-octane passing offense. The Mustangs are off to a 2-0 start for the first time since 2009 as head coach Chad Morris’ profile continues to...

Virginia Tech Hokies vs. East Carolina Pirates Preview and Prediction

By Antwan Staley, 1 week 2 days ago
The Virginia Tech Hokies have begun the 2017 season on an excellent note. After defeating West Virginia in the first weekend of the season, the Hokies shut out FCS member Delaware last 27-0. Now Virginia Tech will visit the East Carolina Pirates looking for a different result than the last time it played in Dowdy–Ficklen Stadium. In 2015, the Pirates defeated the Hokies 35-28....

Outrageous College Football Predictions for Week 3

By J.P. Scott, 1 week 2 days ago
The 2017 college football season keeps rolling right along, as we now enter the third full week of play. Last weekend, we had a couple of statement wins by USC and Oklahoma (which I predicted here) en route to another outrageous weekend.   This week, we've got five more OUTRAGEOUS* predictions. And be warned – I'm batting .300 with these picks through two weeks. Think about...

College Football Picks: Expert Predictions for Every Game in Week 3

By Steven Lassan, 1 week 3 days ago
Week 3 of the 2017 college football season features a couple of key non-conference matchups and league showdowns among top 25 teams, and Athlon Sports is ready with complete predictions, preview and picks for the third weekend of action. The Week 3 slate doesn't quite have the overall high-profile matchups from last weekend's action, but Saturday night's ACC showdown between...