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6 Coaching Candidates to Replace Kyle Flood at Rutgers

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 11 months ago
Rutgers fired coach Kyle Flood on Sunday, ending a four-year run with the program. Flood guided the Scarlet Knights to a share of the Big East title in 2012, and an 8-5 record in its debut in the Big Ten last season. However, Flood made headlines for all of the wrong reasons this year. He was suspended three games due to an academic scandal, and the program had several off-field incidents in...

College Football Week 13 Awards

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 11 months ago
Week 13 of the college football season is in the books. The weekend slate provided plenty of highlights, big plays, standout performances and surprises.  With another weekend of action in the books, it’s time to hand out the hardware to honor the best of the best from Week 13. Here’s a look at Athlon Sports’ picks for the offensive, defensive,...

10 Amazing College Football Stats from Week 13

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 11 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...

25 Must-See Moments from College Football's Week 13 Games

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 11 months ago
Week 13 of the college football season is officially in the books. With the playoff and bowl picture coming into focus, there were no shortage of critical games or must-see matchups on Saturday. And the weekend slate produced its share of crazy moments, wild finishes and big plays.   Miss anything from Week 13? Here are 25 must-see plays, moments or post-game...

Week 13 College Football Picks Against the Spread

By Braden Gall, 1 year 11 months ago
Seriously, I am cruising right now. In fact, I am scared to pick any games because strange things happen on rivalry weekend, and I don't want to screw up my sterling 11-2 record over the last two weeks. But, like going back for that third plate of food, I just can't help myself. Last Week: 6-1Year-to-date: 47-31 Iowa (-1) at NebraskaThe Hawkeyes have been mentally...

Ohio State Buckeyes vs. Michigan Wolverines Preview and Prediction

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 11 months ago
The annual matchup between Ohio State and Michigan is easily one of college football’s top rivalries, and there’s an added layer of intrigue for 2015 with the arrival of Jim Harbaugh in Ann Arbor. The former Michigan quarterback has brought immediate improvement, guiding the Wolverines to a 9-2 record in his first season and pushing the program back into the national conversation....

Iowa Hawkeyes vs. Nebraska Cornhuskers Preview and Prediction

By Brandon Cavanaugh, 1 year 11 months ago
You say you want drama, intrigue and suspense? Have I got the game for you. Nebraska has momentum heading into its annual collision with Iowa, but this time the Huskers sit at 5-6 and are playing their second top-10 team in three games for a postseason bid. Iowa is officially a part of the Big Ten Championship Game and should the Hawkeyes beat the Huskers then win it,...

New College Football Top 25 Playoff Committee Rankings (Nov. 24)

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 11 months ago
The College Football Playoff Committee released its fourth set of top 25 rankings of the 2015 season on Tuesday night. Clemson remained No. 1 for the fourth straight week in a row, followed by Alabama at No. 2, Oklahoma at No. 3 and Iowa at No. 4.  The committee will meet each week until the end of the season, releasing rankings on Tuesday night until the final...

Predictions for Every College Football Game in Week 13

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 11 months ago
Week 13 of the 2015 college football season is the last full weekend of action. Next week is an abbreviated schedule with championship games, and a handful of teams with losing records and no bowl possibilities will finish their season during this week’s slate of games. The Week 13 action kicks off on Tuesday night with two games, including Northern Illinois with an opportunity to clinch...

Iowa vs. Nebraska: Ground Zero of a Real and Underrated Rivalry

By J.P. Scott, 1 year 12 months ago
Standing tall between the Iowa cornfields and Nebraska plains, straddling the mighty Missouri River, sits the Omaha Metro. This Midwestern hub is home to nearly one million people who strive, work and live together to make the area a pleasant place, both to visit or to put down roots. If you ever wanted to show a foreigner an example of a classically American, working-class town with everything...