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Oklahoma State Cowboys vs. Central Michigan Chippewas Preview and Prediction

By Mike Bainbridge, 1 year 10 months ago
Oklahoma State and Central Michigan closed last year on opposite ends of the spectrum. Coming off the upset win over Bedlam rival Oklahoma, the Cowboys secured a winning season (7-6) with a victory in the Cactus Bowl against Washington that showcased what Oklahoma State fans have to look forward to in coming years (more on that later). Central Michigan provided the country with one of...

Big 12 Week 1 Predictions

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 10 months ago
Week 1 of the 2015 Big 12 season isn’t filled with must-see matchups. But there are a few games on the schedule to move the needle, including Texas-Notre Dame and TCU-Minnesota. Will the Longhorns improve in coach Charlie Strong’s second season? A win in South Bend would be a good place to start. Big 12 frontrunners TCU and Baylor are both on the road in Week 1, but both teams are...

TCU Horned Frogs vs. Minnesota Golden Gophers Preview and Prediction

By J.P. Scott, 1 year 10 months ago
Gary Patterson and his TCU Horned Frogs have big plans for the 2015 season. After being left out of the College Football Playoff somewhat controversially last season, TCU begins 2015 ranked No. 2 in both major polls and have a legitimate Heisman Trophy candidate under center in Trevone Boykin. In Minneapolis, Jerry Kill's Minnesota team is the sexy pick of many pundits and...

620 Twitter Accounts Every College Football Fan Should Follow (2015 Edition)

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 10 months ago
The 2015 college football season starts on Thursday, Sept. 3 and concludes in early January with the national championship in Glendale, Ariz. With kickoff right around the corner, it’s time to fill up your Twitter timelines with information on all of the teams, players, coaches and latest news. To help you prepare for the 2015 season, Athlon Sports has compiled the best Twitter guide...

Ranking the Toughest Games on Louisville's College Football Schedule in 2015

By Lloyd H. Spence Jr., 1 year 10 months ago
After a highly successful inaugural season as a member of the ACC with a 9-4 (5-3 conference) record, Louisville is ready to build on that success. The Cardinals lost six players to the NFL draft on a defense that finished sixth nationally in FBS in yards allowed per game. This unit does return four starters, led by preseason ACC first-team defensive end Sheldon Rankins. Louisville’s...

College Football's Top 50 Breakout Players for 2015

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 10 months ago
Projecting college football’s breakout players for any given season is no easy assignment. After all, each person has a different take on what a “breakout player” is, and college football is always home to several new faces throughout the season. While it’s difficult to label breakout players, the new stars of any season can have a huge impact on conference...

Ranking the Toughest Games on Texas’ College Football Schedule in 2015

By Lloyd H. Spence Jr., 1 year 10 months ago
The goal for the 2015 Texas Longhorns is very simple: Show progress. The Texas faithful do not have delusions of a national championship run, or even to be a sleeper to win the Big 12 championship. But the expectation is that this team WILL be better than last year’s 6-7 performance. Related: Texas 2015 Fall Camp Preview and Key Position Battles to Watch Charlie Strong defenses...

Outrageous College Football Predictions for the 2015 Season

By J.P. Scott, 1 year 10 months ago
Well here we are. Only a couple of days stand between us and the 2015 college football season. It's been, as always, a long offseason filled with anxiety and anticipation. And now its here. If you've been following along, you seen our "outrageous predictions" for the ACC, Big 12, Big Ten, Pac-12, and SEC. Now it's time to focus on the whole. Now it's time to focus...

College Football's Tournament of Bragging Rights

By J.P. Scott, 1 year 10 months ago
I spend a lot of time perusing college football message boards and fan groups, usually trying to get a read on how each fan base views its team's chances in the upcoming season. Additionally, I notice plenty of trash talk going on between fans of different teams — which isn't surprising. Many times, the trash talk and arguments are over which program is better, has more...

College Football's Top 35 Running Back Units for 2015

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 10 months ago
While every college football team would prefer to have an established, superstar No. 1 running back, using a committee of options is the preferred approach to save wear and tear on the starter. Some teams prefer to split the carry workload close to a 50-50 split or use certain players in situational roles. Regardless of the usage, more teams are looking to a committee of players to establish a...
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