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West Virginia Reinstates Top CB Daryl Worley

By Steven Lassan, 2 years 9 months ago
West Virginia cornerback Daryl Worley has been reinstated to the team after reaching a plea agreement from an incident that occurred in September. Worley pleaded no contest to misdemeanor assault and will serve no jail time.Worley was originally charged with misdemeanor battery from a nightclub incident.However, after reaching the plea agreement, Worley was placed on probation and was reinstated...

College Football's Top 20 Breakout Players After Week 6

By Steven Lassan, 2 years 9 months ago
Each college football season, a handful of new players become household names. Most of the breakout players start the year as unknowns or as hyped recruits by a fanbase, but by the end of a year, those players are on the radar for college football fans across the nation.Athlon tries to project the breakout players every offseason, but each person has a different take on how to define or...

Expert Poll: Week 6 Heisman Trophy Voting

By Braden Gall, 2 years 9 months ago
Athlon Sports has formed a Heisman Trophy committee. Each week, we will ask 13 members of the national college football media to rank their top candidates for the Heisman Trophy. Each voter will rank their top five candidates, with each first-place vote getting five points and each last-place vote getting one point. The Panel: Stewart Mandel, FOX SportsDave Revsine, Big Ten...

Outrageous College Football Predictions: Week 7

By Braden Gall, 2 years 9 months ago
The original reality TV show is sports. No contrived setting where seven strangers living in a house or one bachelor searching for love can match the excitement the Iron Bowl delivered last fall. The beauty of college football lies in its complete unpredictability and drama. Here are some outrageous predictions for Week 7. Note: The point of this column is to have some fun...

College Football's Post-Week 6 Bowl Projections

By Steven Lassan, 2 years 9 months ago
With six 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 six weeks are in the books, it’s never too early...

College Football's Post-Week 6 Playoff Projection

By Steven Lassan, 2 years 9 months ago
The new college football playoff format has added even more intrigue to the 2014 season. Instead of figuring out the top two teams in early December, the focus has shifted to finding four teams to play in the first FBS postseason playoff format. To help select the four playoff teams, a 13-person committee was picked, which includes names like Barry Alvarez, Oliver Luck, Pat Haden and Jeff...

Athlon Sports Cover 2 Podcast: Week 6 Recap

By Braden Gall, 2 years 9 months ago
 Hosts Braden Gall and David Fox recap a wild Week 6 of action in college football. The guys talk State of Mississippi football, the SEC East, the Pac-12's chances of landing in the playoff, Florida State versus Auburn at No. 1, the Big 12 race and much more.Send any ideas, questions or comments to @BradenGall or @DavidFox615 or email [email protected] The podcast can be found...

Oklahoma’s Big 12 Hopes Hinge on Trevor Knight’s Next Move

By David Fox, 2 years 9 months ago
Oklahoma has long since put all its hopes into Trevor Knight at quarterback, and now the sophomore has to deliver. Lucky for the Sooners, the national picture is as muddy as ever. A road loss to TCU may not eliminate Oklahoma from playoff contention, but the Horned Frogs proved that Knight will need to rise to the occasion before the Sooners face Baylor in November. Against TCU, Knight...

TCU's Trevone Boykin is the Newest Star Quarterback in the Big 12

By David Fox, 2 years 9 months ago
As recently as Nov. 2 last season, the newest star quarterback in the Big 12 was catching 11 passes in a game against West Virginia. A loss to West Virginia no less. By Saturday, though, the question had to be asked of TCU quarterback Trevone Boykin: How did this guy have to fight for the starting job in a competition that wasn't settled until days before the opener? And, more than...

College Football's Most Viral Moments from Week 6

By Steven Lassan, 2 years 9 months ago
Week 6 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...
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