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Predictions for Every College Football Game in Week 8

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 6 months ago
Week 8 of the 2015 college football season kicks off with three intriguing games on Thursday night. Temple hopes to keep its unbeaten record intact against East Carolina, Georgia Southern and Appalachian State meet in a critical Sun Belt showdown, while California travels to UCLA to cap the Thursday action. Memphis plays at Tulsa and Utah State visits San Diego State on Friday night. The...

College Football 2015 Midseason Awards

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 6 months ago
The first half of the 2015 college football season is officially in the books. And at the midpoint of 2015, it’s time to look back at the first seven weeks, revisit preseason predictions and take a glimpse at what the second half of the season has to offer. With half of a season still to go, plenty of changes, surprises and disappointments should be expected. The playoff picture is...

BTN Mailbag Question Shines Light on College Football's Perpetual Flaw

By J.P. Scott, 1 year 6 months ago
As you might expect from a guy who covers and blogs about the Big Ten, is a site that I frequent regularly. I'm a guy who is fascinated by the fan. I always like to know what the mood is and what they are feeling. As a result, one of my favorite weekly reads is the Big Ten Mailbag, where senior writer Tom Dienhart answers questions about the conference from the fans. In...

Ranking College Football's Top Heisman Trophy Contenders at Midseason

By Kevin McGuire, 1 year 6 months ago
The Heisman Trophy has become more of a quarterback award over the past decade, but it looks as though we are on track to see running backs dominate the field this season. The year of the running back in college football is living up to the hype and running backs are leading the way all across the country, and it is not all Leonard Fournette at LSU. Fournette, however, is leading the way with a...

Big 12 Second-Half Predictions and Midseason Review

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 6 months ago
The Big 12 was left out of last year’s playoff, but the conference is in good shape to get at least one team in college football’s top four this season. Baylor and TCU are two of the nation’s top teams after a combined 13-0 start and are on a collision course for a huge showdown in Fort Worth on Nov. 27. The Horned Frogs are still working to find the right pieces on a revamped...

Outrageous College Football Predictions for the Second Half of the Season

By J.P. Scott, 1 year 6 months ago
Utah as a Top 5 team? Iowa sitting at 7-0? Four unbeaten Group of 5 teams in the Top 25? Yes, yes and yes — and nobody saw any of it coming. A phenomenally outrageous first half to the 2015 college football season has positioned the dominoes in a way that should make the stretch run one of the more memorable in recent years. There are still well over 20 FBS teams who can control...

Oklahoma Sooners 2015 Midseason Review and Second Half Preview

By Allen Kenney, 1 year 6 months ago
The first half of the 2015 season for the Oklahoma Sooners saw the Air Raid offense return to Norman. After a few seasons away from the top of the charts, OU is once again putting up attention-getting offensive stats and daring opponents to keep up with its proficiency and tempo. Also back: disappointment. It came in OU’s biggest game of the season, as the Sooners fell to hated rival...

10 Best College Football Games of the Season So Far

By Kyle Kensing, 1 year 6 months ago
The first half of the 2015 college football season has provided enough drama and thrills to last several campaigns. With the season at its midway point, college football appears headed for a turbulent and unpredictable finish, perhaps rivaling the incredible 2007 campaign. Many of the fall's best games to date have helped set the table for chaos in pursuit of the College Football...

College Football Week 7 Awards

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 6 months ago
Week 7 of the college football season is in the books. The weekend slate provided plenty of highlights, big plays, standout performances and surprises. Saturday’s outstanding slate of games started with Baylor’s 62-38 win over West Virginia, Memphis’ upset over Ole Miss and continued into the afternoon with huge showdowns between Alabama-Texas A&M and Michigan-...

10 Amazing College Football Stats from Week 7

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...