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Predictions for Every College Football Game in Week 13

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 6 months ago
Week 13 of the 2015 college football season is the last full weekend of action. Next week is an abbreviated schedule with championship games, and a handful of teams with losing records and no bowl possibilities will finish their season during this week’s slate of games. The Week 13 action kicks off on Tuesday night with two games, including Northern Illinois with an opportunity to clinch...

5 College Rivalries Killed by Conference Realignment (And 6 Making a Comeback)

By David Fox, 1 year 6 months ago
Thanksgiving hasn’t been the same since the Texas A&M and Missouri started hanging out with the SEC. Or since West Virginia and Pitt started rolling with the Big 12 and ACC, respectively. Conference realignment ended a handful of traditional rivalries, either because of scheduling conflicts or acrimonious relationships. In other words, no more Texas-Texas A&M. No more...

College Football's Post-Week 12 Bowl Projections

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 6 months ago
The start of college football’s 2015-16 bowl season is less than one months away, but it’s never too early to take a peek at the potential matchups this postseason. The bowl season is bigger and better than ever with 41 matchups, starting on Dec. 19 with five games. The postseason concludes on Jan. 11 with the national championship, while the playoff semifinals are on...

10 Coaching Candidates to Replace Paul Rhoads at Iowa State

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 6 months ago
Iowa State coach Paul Rhoads was fired on Sunday, ending a seven-year run with the Cyclones. During Rhoads’ tenure, Iowa State went 32-54 and recorded three bowl appearances. Rhoads will coach the final game of the season for the Cyclones on Saturday against West Virginia. Iowa State is not an easy job and it is one of the toughest among Power 5 programs. Considering the challenging...

College Football Week 12 Awards

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 6 months ago
Week 12 of the college football season is in the books. The weekend slate provided plenty of highlights, big plays, standout performances and surprises.  With another weekend of action in the books, it’s time to hand out the hardware to honor the best of the best from Week 11. Here’s a look at Athlon Sports’ picks for the offensive, defensive,...

10 Amazing College Football Stats from Week 12

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 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...

25 Must-See Moments from College Football's Week 12 Games

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 6 months ago
Week 12 of the college football season is officially in the books. With the playoff and bowl picture coming into focus, there were no shortage of critical games or must-see matchups on Saturday. And the weekend slate produced its share of crazy moments, wild finishes and big plays.   Miss anything from Week 12? Here are 25 must-see plays, moments or post-game...

TCU Horned Frogs vs. Oklahoma Sooners Preview and Prediction

By Allen Kenney, 1 year 6 months ago
What looked like a titanic clash between the Sooners and Horned Frogs before the the season started has lost some buzz in recent weeks. A woodshedding at the hands of Oklahoma State effectively ended TCU’s national championship dreams. The loss of star receiver Josh Doctson and uncertainty over the status of quarterback Trevone Boykin raise serious questions about the chances of seeing an...

Week 12 College Football Picks Against the Spread

By Braden Gall, 1 year 6 months ago
I hope you read up last weekend as we had another big week helped by two big road dogs winning outright. Thanks, Arkansas and Oregon. There are a few dogs I like this week as well but am going back to the well on a few teams that have won bettors money almost every weekend this fall. Last Week: 5-1Year-to-date: 41-30 Colorado (+15) at Washington StI’ve gone to...

Baylor Bears vs. Oklahoma State Cowboys Preview and Prediction

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 6 months ago
Oklahoma State is inching closer to the top four of the College Football Playoff rankings, but two huge tests remain for coach Mike Gundy’s team, with the first coming on Saturday night with a matchup against Baylor. The Bears suffered their first loss of the season last week, losing to Oklahoma 44-34 in Waco. While Baylor needs a lot of things to go its way in order to make the playoff,...
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