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Predictions for Every College Football Game in Week 3

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 8 months ago
The third week of the 2015 college football season kicks off on Thursday night with a key ACC matchup between Clemson and Louisville. Thursday night’s game is one of the marquee contests for Week 3, but the action continues on Friday and Saturday with critical must-see matchups. On Saturday, the SEC takes the spotlight with Alabama-Ole Miss and LSU-Auburn. Additionally, Nebraska-Miami and...

Big 12 Week 3 Predictions

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 8 months ago
For completely different reasons, Oklahoma and Texas have dominated the headlines in the Big 12 since last Saturday. And going into Week 3, the Longhorns will have an opportunity to build off last week’s momentum and win over Rice with a tough matchup against California. The Golden Bears boast one of the nation’s top offenses and are off to a 2-0 start. Oklahoma’s win over...

What AD Steve Patterson’s Dismissal at Texas Means for Head Coach Charlie Strong

By Ryan Wright, 1 year 8 months ago
Focused determination and an unbending spirit to conduct business a certain way over the course of nearly two years ended with Steve Patterson’s dismissal as Texas’ athletic director on Tuesday. The writing on the wall was there for Patterson for several months with fans, alumni, and even coaches under his employment being vocal about how poorly the now former AD was running his...

Texas President Hits Reset Button for Athletics Department with Firing of AD Steve Patterson

By Lloyd H. Spence Jr., 1 year 8 months ago
Question: What do you do when you are playing your best friend in Madden NFL 16 and you realize this game has gotten away from you and you are getting your butt kicked in EVERY way? Answer: Hit the reset button on the game console and start over, because you know this was a fluke and you are WAY better than that. Today University of Texas President Gregory L. Fenves...

College Fantasy Football Top Five Waiver Wire Pickups for Week 3

By Mike Bainbridge, 1 year 8 months ago
Week 2 is now in the books, and the college fantasy football season is kicking into high gear. Are you prepared?   Athlon has teamed up with college fantasy veterans to help you dominate in 2015! Over the course of the season, CFG will be providing insight into their weekly value plays, as well as helping you identify the top waiver wire candidates to bolster...

10 College Football QBs Looking to Make a Statement in Week 3

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 8 months ago
Quarterbacks are always under heavy scrutiny for all 128 college football teams, and the pressure only increases in big-time matchups. While it’s still very early in the 2015 season, there are a handful of teams with critical matchups in Week 3. Whether it’s a conference contest, a non-conference matchup or a player looking to solidify his place at the top of the depth chart, Week 3...

10 Amazing College Football Stats from Week 2

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 8 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...

Tennessee Coach Butch Jones Tells Oklahoma LB Eric Striker to "Have Some Damn Class"

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 8 months ago
Oklahoma staged a furious second-half rally against Tennessee on Saturday, as the Sooners defeated the Volunteers 31-24 in Knoxville. But the on-field action wasn't the only part of Saturday's game that was noteworthy. Oklahoma linebacker Eric Striker is one of the Sooners’ top defenders and attracted plenty of interest from Tennessee and coach Butch Jones for his comments...