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The State of Nebraska Football: Week Three

By Brandon Cavanaugh, 1 year 10 months ago
Ladies and gentlemen of Husker Nation, the state of Nebraska football is still an unknown. The last-second loss to BYU and manhandling of South Alabama told us some things both good and bad, but we’ll learn very quickly just how good this team is moving forward. QuarterbacksThree cheers for Mike Riley and Danny Langsdorf for helping Tommy Armstrong become the most accurate passer he...

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

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 10 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...

Rutgers' Woes Continue with Last-Second Home Loss, Suspension of Top WR Leonte Carroo

By Chris Dougherty, 1 year 10 months ago
How does that old saying go?  "If you feel like you're going through hell, keep going."  That sure is what it feels like both inside and outside of the Rutgers football program anymore. After a dominating season-opening victory, the Scarlet Knights hosted the Washington State Cougars in a game that was built on inefficiency and a pure lack of discipline. Neither...

10 Amazing College Football Stats from Week 2

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 10 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...

Knee-Jerk Reactions: South Alabama Jaguars vs. Nebraska Cornhuskers

By Brandon Cavanaugh, 1 year 10 months ago
After a game that could’ve done a tremendous amount of damage to Nebraska’s psyche in their loss to BYU, there were plenty of questions this week. Would Tommy Armstrong continue to look the part? Would the running game finally show up? Would the Huskers simply tank? Here’s your rundown: - Armstrong looked excellent again, throwing for 270 yards and two touchdowns,...

South Alabama Jaguars vs. Nebraska Cornhuskers Preview and Prediction

By Brandon Cavanaugh, 1 year 10 months ago
Considering the amount of transfers from the previously-defunct-but-now-starting-up-again UAB football program, Nebraska’s essentially taking on the South Alabama-Birmingham Blazing Jaguars. That’s actually a pretty killer name. Speaking of a mauling, that’s likely what the Jags are walking into considering that the current 25-point underdog will be facing a very...

Major Position Changes in College Football History

By Aaron Tallent, 1 year 10 months ago
Numerous sportswriters have analyzed and praised former Ohio State starting quarterback Braxton Miller’s move to H-Back and I can’t blame them. We have never seen a three-year starting signal-caller and Heisman Trophy candidate move to another position in his senior year to make his team — the defending national champion — stronger. Most importantly, he looked pretty...

Week 2 College Football Picks Against the Spread

By Braden Gall, 1 year 10 months ago
If not for a 100-yard kickoff return from Western Michigan and two garbage time touchdowns from Louisville, I would have gone a nice 4-0 last week. But almost doesn't count with your bookie. This week, the advice is to stay away from the big games. Oklahoma-Tennessee could go over, under, blowout or overtime. Michigan State is the slight favorite and the pick against Oregon, but nothing...

Oregon Ducks vs. Michigan State Spartans Preview and Prediction

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 10 months ago
Oregon and Michigan State meet on Saturday night in one of college football’s most anticipated non-conference matchups of 2015. The Ducks and Spartans played last season in Eugene, with Oregon rallying from a 24-18 halftime deficit to win 46-27. The scene shifts to East Lansing this year, and both teams will look a little different at kickoff on Saturday night. Oregon lost quarterback...

Which Big Ten Team Must Win in Week 2?

By Brandon Cavanaugh, 1 year 10 months ago
Week 1 in college football usually doesn’t mean much when it comes to a team’s chances of ultimate success down the road (well, maybe for Stanford). The Big Ten took some lumps, but also shined in the spotlight. It’s time to run down the this week's tilts to find out which non-conference games the league must wrap up and those it can afford to take the hit on losing....
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