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Seven-Step Drop: Jalen Hurts' Continued Evolution Makes Oklahoma Even More Dangerous

By Bryan Fischer, 9 hours 53 min ago
PASADENA, Calif — Oklahoma's trip to the Rose Bowl to play UCLA on Saturday was many things.   A chance to create new memories in light of what happened the last time the Sooners were at the hallowed venue against Georgia a few years ago? Sure. A chance to hit the road against a Power 5 opponent? In most respects, yes. A primetime showcase against a historic name-brand program?...

College Football Week 3 Awards

By Steven Lassan, 1 day 7 hours ago
With the third weekend of the 2019 season in the books, it’s time to take a look at the best of the best and honor some of the top performances. Each week, Athlon Sports will highlight some of the top performers in college football with its weekly awards section. Here’s a look at Athlon Sports’ picks for the offensive, defensive, coordinator, team and freshman from Week 3...

College Football Rankings: NCAAF Top 25 (After Week 3)

By Steven Lassan, 1 day 8 hours 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 third weekend of the 2019 season was headlined by road wins in conference play by Alabama and Clemson, Temple's upset over Maryland, BYU's overtime victory against USC, UCF's dominant win over Stanford and Arizona State...

College Fantasy Football: Week 3 DFS Picks Saturday (Sept. 14) Games

By Steven Lassan, 3 days 6 hours ago
Week 3 of the 2019 college football season continues on Saturday, Sept. 14. That means it’s time to pick your optimal DraftKings college football fantasy lineup. Fortunately, our college football fantasy experts are ready to help. Players from 12 matchups are available to be selected on DraftKings for the first slate on Saturday, including Maryland-Temple, NC State-West Virginia,...

10 College Football Picks Against the Spread (ATS) for Week 3

By Mitch Light, 3 days 7 hours ago
The Week 3 edition of college football picks against the spread is highlighted by some intriguing non-conference matchups: Kansas State makes the trip to Mississippi State; under-the-radar NC State travels to struggling West Virginia; and Penn State hosts Pittsburgh in the final game of a four-game series. Elsewhere, high-scoring Oklahoma meets low-scoring UCLA, and Washington State and Houston...

College Football Picks: Expert Predictions for Every Game in Week 3

By Steven Lassan, 3 days 7 hours ago
College football's Week 3 slate for the 2019 season features 68 games, and our NCAA experts are ready with their predictions and picks. The Week 3 action begins with three contests on Friday night. North Carolina plays at Wake Forest in a non-conference matchup between ACC rivals, Kansas takes on Boston College, and the action on Friday concludes with Washington State and Houston...

Montana vs. Oregon Football Prediction and Preview

By Todd Saelhof, 3 days 7 hours ago
A season-opening loss clearly didn't sit well with the Oregon Ducks. After demolishing Nevada 77-6 last week Oregon now welcomes FCS opponent Montana to Autzen Stadium.   If last week was any indication, the Ducks are loaded for bear as they prepare to face the Grizzlies. Especially with Oregon head coach Mario Cristobal insisting there are better efforts to come from his team....

Texas Tech vs. Arizona Football Prediction and Preview

By Kyle Kensing, 3 days 7 hours ago
When you think #Pac12AfterDark, you think high-scoring, back-and-forth football, right? Well, Arizona hosting Texas Tech should be the embodiment of this concept, and then some.   Football has certainly changed since these two programs shared the Border Conference alongside such gridiron powers as New Mexico A&M and Hardin-Simmons. The evolution of offense makes this look almost like...

Oklahoma vs. UCLA Football Prediction and Preview

By Allen Kenney, 3 days 8 hours ago
What once looked like one of the marquee games of week three of the 2019 college football season between the Oklahoma Sooners and UCLA Bruins has already lost plenty of luster. While the Sooners wiped the floor with the Houston Cougars and FCS' South Dakota Coyotes in the first two weeks of the year, UCLA sputtered in losses to the Cincinnati Bearcats and San Diego State Aztecs.   If...

Hawaii vs. Washington Football Prediction and Preview

By Kyle Kensing, 3 days 8 hours ago
A lightning delay pushed the finale of Washington's Pac-12 opener vs. Cal to the wee hours of Sunday morning, at which time the Golden Bears pulled a massive upset of the Huskies for the second time in as many seasons.   After losing to Cal in October 2018, Washington didn't lose again until the Rose Bowl. Can the Huskies repeat this more positive bit of recent history? The...