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North Dakota State Bison vs. Iowa Hawkeyes Preview and Prediction

By J.P. Scott, 7 months 1 week ago
It will be a high-anxiety affair in Iowa City this Saturday for at least the early portion of the game between North Dakota State and Iowa. The Hawkeyes are on all cylinders this season, but that's easy to do when you are playing against sub-par competition.   Enter the North Dakota State Bison.   The boys from Fargo make the trip south fully loaded, looking to ...

Predicting Which Team Will Win Every Game Week 3 in College Football

By Steven Lassan, 7 months 1 week ago
College football’s Week 3 slate features four games matching top 25 teams and several other intriguing matchups. The weekend slate starts on Thursday night with Houston traveling to Cincinnati, followed by three games on Friday night, including Baylor at Rice and Arizona State at UTSA. On Saturday, Florida State-Louisville, Ole Miss-Alabama, Nebraska-Oregon, Oklahoma-Ohio State and...

10 Under-the-Radar College Football Players to Watch in Week's 3 Biggest Games

By Steven Lassan, 7 months 1 week ago
College football’s Week 3 slate is filled with marquee matchups and games that will have a significant impact on rankings or playoff positioning later in the season. While there are more than just five meaningful games, Athlon Sports is highlighting five games – Alabama vs. Ole Miss, Louisville vs. Florida State, Ohio State vs. Oklahoma, Oregon vs. Nebraska and Notre Dame vs....

Nebraska and Oregon: Blue-Blood Programs from Different Eras Meet in a Season-Defining Matchup

By J.P. Scott, 7 months 1 week ago
The landscape of college football is ever-changing. TV contracts, apparel deals, scholarship limits, recruiting rules and population shifts all contribute to the dynamic nature of the sport.   Nebraska football is one of the timesless, iconic names in college football history. The Cornhuskers’ program is more than just a cornerstone – it's part of the very foundation that...

First Two Weeks of 2016 Season Have Already Showcased Everything We Love About College Football

By Jim Weber, 7 months 1 week ago
After eight months of anticipating the start of the 2016 college football season, the sport has already once again proved to be worth the agonizing wait.   College football has the longest offseason of any major American sport and whereas the NFL has arranged its calendar to make it a year-round event, the dog days of summer feel like the Valley of Death for starved college football die...

College Football Poll Watch: LSU gets love for struggling, voters cautious with Iowa, and what's up with Miami?

By J.P. Scott, 7 months 1 week ago
The second week of the 2016 college football season wasn't supposed to give us quite as much excitement as the first based solely on the matchups. That said, the underdogs of Week 2 provided us with plenty of drama, and subsequently plenty of moving and shaking in the newest edition of the weekly AP Top 25 Poll.   The moving is always to be expected. The shaking is why I...

Seven-Step Drop Week 2: Big 12 Struggles Could Open a Few Doors

By Bryan Fischer, 7 months 1 week ago
It happens every single college football season, without fail.   There’s always that one week on the calendar where the slate of games looks less than appetizing and sometimes even down right appalling. By midweek you might be wondering whether or not to skip a few games on Saturday in order to take care of a few chores or spend time outside in that last bit of summer weather. On...

College Football's Top 25 Logos in 2016

By Jim Weber, 7 months 1 week ago
Logos don’t draw the same attention or excitement as uniforms but they are an inextricable part of each team’s brand that can be recognized around the world.   Just ask the New York Yankees. Or the Dallas Cowboys. Or the Chicago Bulls.   With that in mind, we rank the Top 25 FBS logos (in descending order) based on aesthetics, color combination and creativity....

College Football Week 2 Awards

By Steven Lassan, 7 months 1 week ago
On paper, college football’s Week 2 slate wasn’t as enticing as the schedule from the opening weekend. However, as usual, another Saturday of action didn’t disappoint. There were plenty of intriguing games early, with Pitt-Penn State coming down to the wire, as well as East Carolina and Central Michigan knocking off Power 5 opponents. And there was no shortage of intrigue in...

Akron Zips vs. Wisconsin Badgers Preview and Prediction

By Kevin McGuire, 7 months 2 weeks ago
Wisconsin looks to avoid a letdown this week after a monster of a win in Green Bay last weekend against LSU. Given the matchup facing them this week, things should be a little easier for the Badgers with a MAC team making its way to Camp Randall Stadium this Saturday.   On the other side of the field will be Akron, a program continuing to take steps forward under head coach Terry Bowden....