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College Football's Post-Week 5 Bowl Projections

By Steven Lassan, 2 years 6 months ago
With five weeks in the books, college football’s bowl and national title picture is surrounded in uncertainty.The new playoff format has added a new layer of intrigue, as four teams – instead of two – will have a shot at the national championship once the bowl pairings are announced in early December.While only five weeks are in the books, it’s never too early to...

Athlon Sports Cover 2 Podcast: Week 5 Recap

By Braden Gall, 2 years 6 months ago
 Hosts Braden Gall and David Fox cover all of the action from the college gridiron in Week 5. The Pac-12 races start to heat up, the ACC struggles again and Kansas is looking for a new coach. The guys also have some strong words for Brady Hoke and quarterbacks in the SEC.Send any ideas, questions or comments to @BradenGall or @DavidFox615 or email [email protected] The podcast...

10 Amazing College Football Stats from Week 5

By Steven Lassan, 2 years 6 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 most...

Previewing the 10 Best College Football Games in a Monster Week 6

By David Fox, 2 years 6 months ago
Welcome to the Week of Doom. The College Football Playoff selection committee will meet for the first time in less than a month, and this week almost certainly will shape the conversations for that group. Every league will have powerhouse matchups between favorites and ranked teams, so much that our usual preview of the top five games of the week has been expanded to 10. And we still...

12 Coaching Candidates to Replace Charlie Weis at Kansas

By Steven Lassan, 2 years 7 months ago
After a disastrous 6-22 record in three seasons, Charlie Weis was fired as Kansas’ head coach on Sunday. Weis went 1-18 in three years during Big 12 play in Lawrence, and the Jayhawks finished last in the conference in back-to-back years. Defensive coordinator Clint Bowen will serve as the interim coach for the final eight games of the year.Kansas is not an easy job, and the last two...

Kansas Fires Coach Charlie Weis

By Steven Lassan, 2 years 7 months ago
Kansas fired coach Charlie Weis after Saturday’s 23-0 loss to Texas. Weis was just 6-22 in three seasons as the Jayhawks’ head coach and had only one win in Big 12 play.Defensive coordinator Clint Bowen will serve as the interim head coach. Through four games, Kansas is 2-2 with wins over Central Michigan and SEMO.Weis was an odd hire for athletic director Sheahon Zenger and was...

College Football's Most Viral Moments from Week 5

By Steven Lassan, 2 years 7 months ago
Week 5 of college football’s 2014 season is officially in the books. And as expected with every Saturday, there was plenty of excitement, big plays and last-minute wins among the FBS action. In case you missed any action, we tried to capture the big moments of Saturday in one article. The viral wrap-up features key plays, interesting quotes/comments in tweets, uniform unveilings and...

Texas Tech QB Davis Webb Suffers Shoulder Injury Against Oklahoma State

By Steven Lassan, 2 years 7 months ago
Texas Tech quarterback Davis Webb suffered a shoulder injury in Thursday night’s loss to Oklahoma State and did not return to game action. Webb was injured at the beginning of the fourth quarter and was taken to the locker room for examination. The injury affected Webb's non-throwing shoulder.Coach Kliff Kingsbury did not have an update on Webb’s status following the game, and...

Oklahoma State and Texas Tech Unveil Alternate Helmets for Thursday Night Matchup

By Steven Lassan, 2 years 7 months ago
Oklahoma State and Texas Tech’s Thursday night showdown had plenty of offense, but much of the pregame focus was on the attire for the both teams.The Cowboys and Red Raiders unveiled alternate uniforms for the Thursday night conference game, and both teams hit a home run with the different uniforms and helmets.  Close up of @SnapBrenner's helmet. #TexasTech

Athlon Sports Cover 2 Podcast: Week 5 Preview

By Braden Gall, 2 years 7 months ago
 Hosts Braden Gall and Steven Lassan previews the big games of Week 5. The Pac-12 takes center stage with a deep slate of action while the SEC has three marquee showdowns. Florida State, Baylor and Ohio State all have interesting tests as well. The guys also offer up some locks of the week against the spread.Send any ideas, questions or comments to @BradenGall or @AthlonSteven or email...