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Athlon Sports Cover 2 Podcast: Week 3 Recap

By Braden Gall, 2 years 7 months ago
 The guys recap the big Georgia-South Carolina game and what it means for the SEC East. The Week 3 edition also features the quality showing from the Big 12, UCLA's comeback, the Big Ten's second rough weekend in a row and a couple of big upsets in the ACC - and what it means for the USC Trojans moving forward. Send any ideas, questions or comments to @BradenGall or @...

Big 12 Takeaways: Oklahoma's Nasty D, Trickett stars, Texas blunders

By David Fox, 2 years 7 months ago
So much of the early portion of the schedule has to do with league’s jockeying for position. The Big Ten is down. The Pac-12 scored a key win. And no league seems to scream that it’s in charge. Maybe the Big 12 should take that spot. No non-conference win stands out from Week 3, but the Big 12 quietly picked up some key victories — Oklahoma over Tennessee, West...

10 Amazing College Football Stats from Week 3

By Steven Lassan, 2 years 7 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 Five Best College Football Games in Week 4

By David Fox, 2 years 7 months ago
Saturday will bring the start of conference play in earnest as key games in the SEC, Big 12 and ACC dot our highlights for next week. Before league play though, there’s one major heavyweight non-conference game, and it could be a critical momentum game for the SEC and Big 12. Thursdays have quiet since the opening week of the season, but Auburn and Kansas State will bring us an...

West Virginia QB Clint Trickett is Athlon Sports' National Player of the Week

By David Fox, 2 years 7 months ago
Crooked passing numbers are the hallmark of Big 12 teams. In that way, West Virginia is starting to fit in again. After a one-year bowl absence and a rotating cast of injured and ineffective quarterbacks, West Virginia is starting to look like a real Big 12 offense after a one-year absence. Quarterback Clint Trickett completed 37-of-47 passes for 511 yards with four touchdowns and an...

Week 3 Heisman Movers: Shifting fortunes for Todd Gurley, Trevor Knight, Bryce Petty

By David Fox, 2 years 7 months ago
Week 3 offered only one game between two ranked teams, so the notion of Heisman moments was in short supply this week. There was one great play by the current frontrunner for the award, but that play came against Wyoming. It will live in Marcus Mariota’s highlight package, but there will be more to come in bigger games. Instead, this was probably a more notable weekend for those...

College Football's Most Viral Moments from Week 3

By Steven Lassan, 2 years 7 months ago
The third week of college football’s 2014 season is officially in the books. On paper, Week 3 was supposed to be boring. After all, there were few matchups featuring top 25 teams. However, Week 3 provided plenty of entertainment, including several night games that went down to the wire.In case you missed any action, we tried to capture the big moments of Saturday in one article. The viral...
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