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Northern Illinois Huskies vs. Nebraska Cornhuskers Prediction and Preview

By Kevin McGuire, 1 week 4 days ago
Two weeks into the season, Nebraska has shown plenty of holes. They will look to plug those up this week at home as Mike Riley and company welcome Northern Illinois to Lincoln for the first meeting between the Huskers and Huskies since 1990. Nebraska may not be close to the high bar the program was setting in the days of the old Big Eight, but the Huskers will try to put together their...

Illinois Fighting Illini vs. South Florida Bulls Preview and Prediction

By Mark Ross, 1 week 4 days ago
Lovie Smith will return to Tampa when his Illinois Fighting Illini face the weather-weary South Florida Bulls on Friday night. Smith, who was head coach of the Buccaneers (2014-15) prior to taking the job at Illinois, will be back on the sideline of Raymond James Stadium for this matchup of 2-0 teams.   Illinois is 2-0 after winning just three games in Smith’s first season as head...

College Football Top 25 for 2017

By Steven Lassan, 1 week 5 days ago
Weekly college football top 25 rankings are a big part of every season, and Athlon Sports will update its top 25 following the games each weekend. The second weekend of the 2017 season was filled with exciting games and intriguing non-conference matchups. Alabama easily handled Fresno State to remain No. 1 in the rankings, but Clemson, Oklahoma and USC each jump a few spots...

What's Next for Ohio State Following Disappointing Loss to Oklahoma?

By Chip Minnich, 1 week 6 days ago
Oklahoma upset Ohio State 31-16 on Saturday night, and it could have been much, much worse.  The Sooners lost two fumbles that ended drives, and missed a field goal, but otherwise pretty much had their way with the Buckeyes all game, amassing 490 yards of total offense on the road.   Ohio State will never forget this image #OKLAvsOSU pic.twitter.com/sDrI2ktspa — Athlon...

Seven-Step Drop: Heisman Race, Not College Football Playoff Push was Biggest Takeaway of Week 2

By Bryan Fischer, 1 week 6 days ago
If Week 1 was about quality of games, then Week 2 was all about the quantity with top-25 matchups all across the board and deep into the night. Whether you were at a game or trying to follow along at home by frantically flipping between channels, Saturday was quite the reminder that this sport can offer moment after moment in rapid-fire succession.   Of all the wins though, the biggest...

College Football Top 25 Rankings (Updated)

By Steven Lassan, 1 week 6 days ago
Weekly college football top 25 rankings are a big part of every season, and Athlon Sports will update its top 25 following the games each weekend. The second weekend of the 2017 season was filled with exciting games and intriguing non-conference matchups. Alabama easily handled Fresno State to remain No. 1 in the rankings, but Clemson, Oklahoma and USC each jump a few spots...

College Football Week 2 Awards

By Steven Lassan, 2 weeks 14 hours ago
Week 2 of the 2017 college football season was filled with several intriguing matchups and storylines. And once again, a Saturday full of action didn't disappoint. Oklahoma upset Ohio State in Columbus, Clemson defeated Auburn in Death Valley, Georgia edged Notre Dame in South Bend, and USC handled Stanford in a key Pac-12 conference matchup.   With the...

Minnesota Golden Gophers vs. Oregon State Beavers Preview and Prediction

By John Coon, 2 weeks 2 days ago
Minnesota has a shot to do something it hasn't accomplished since the program's glory days when the Golden Gophers hit the road to face Oregon State on Saturday.   If Minnesota (1-0) can take down the Beavers, P.J. Fleck will be the first Golden Gophers head coach to start 2-0 in his debut season since since Murray Warmath rattled off four straight wins to open the 1954 season....

Western Kentucky Hilltoppers vs. Illinois Fighting Illini Preview and Prediction

By Mike Bainbridge, 2 weeks 2 days ago
Western Kentucky is looking to extract some demons that have haunted them the past few years when traveling to face a Big Ten team. The Hilltoppers are 0-6 all-time against current teams from the conference and their last few tries have led to heartbreak.   In 2014, WKU held a six-point lead against the Illini before allowing 21 points in the fourth quarter. And in 2015, the Hilltoppers...

Nebraska Cornhuskers vs. Oregon Ducks Preview and Prediction

By Kyle Kensing, 2 weeks 2 days ago
Willie Taggart's debut as Oregon Ducks head coach ended with an emphatic win over FCS member Southern Utah, 77-21. The blowout gave Oregon an opportunity to ease into a new era, but the stakes immediately pick up in Week 2 with a visit from the Nebraska Cornhuskers.   The loss last September in Lincoln marked an unofficial beginning of the end for one era in Oregon football. A penalty...
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