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College Football Week 9 2020 Schedule

By Steven Lassan, 3 days 6 hours ago
College football's 2020 season is underway, and action is set to continue into Week 9 with a busy slate of matchups. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Week 9 slate is lighter than usual. However, the schedule is deeper than it was at the start of the year, as the Big Ten and Mountain West have joined the weekly slate. Week 9 features 43 matchups, and the action begins on...

Utah Football: Game-by-Game Predictions for 2020

By John Coon, 3 days 7 hours ago
Claiming a third straight Pac-12 South crown will be a difficult task for the Utah Utes in an abbreviated season. The Utes have plenty of talent across the board, but they lack significant game experience at numerous key positions.   Kyle Whittingham is breaking in nine new starters on defense, including all five positions in the secondary. The Utes are also replacing their top running...

2021 NFL Draft: College Football Players Leaving Early for NFL

By Steven Lassan, 4 days 4 hours ago
The 2021 NFL Draft is slated to take place in Cleveland, Ohio on April 29-May 1, and due to the COVID-19 pandemic, college football players are already declaring their intent to jump early to the next level. As of Monday, Oct. 26, 43 underclassmen players have already declared for the 2021 NFL Draft and some will not return to college for a fall or spring season. The list of names declared...

College Football Bowl Projections for 2020-21

By Steven Lassan, 4 days 6 hours ago
College football's 2020 bowl season is less than two months away, and with eight weeks in the books, it’s never too early to take a peek at the potential matchups this postseason. Clemson, Alabama, Ohio State and Georgia are projected to compete in the CFB Playoff, with the New Year's Six matchups headlined by Notre Dame-Florida in the Orange Bowl and BYU-Oregon in the Fiesta Bowl...

College Football Rankings: Top 25 for 2020

By Steven Lassan, 4 days 21 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. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the amount of games and start of play for all 10 conferences is different. The Big Ten and Mountain West began their 2020 season in Week 8, with the MAC and Pac-12 kicking off in November. While those teams haven't...

College Football Week 8 Awards

By Steven Lassan, 5 days 1 hour ago
With the eighth weekend of the 2020 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...

College Football Rankings: NCAAF Top 25 (After Week 8)

By Steven Lassan, 5 days 5 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 eighth weekend of the 2020 season was headlined by the return of the Big Ten, which included Michigan's victory at Minnesota and Ohio State's easy win against Nebraska. Additionally, Week 8 saw Alabama roll over...

College Football Picks: Expert Predictions for Every Game in Week 8

By Steven Lassan, 1 week 5 hours ago
College football's Week 8 slate for the 2020 season features 47 games, and our NCAA experts are ready with their predictions and picks. The Week 8 action begins on Thursday, Oct. 22 with Arkansas State visiting Appalachian State. Four matchups - Jacksonville State at FIU, Tulsa at USF, Illinois at Wisconsin and Louisiana at UAB - take place on Friday. Saturday's slate...

College Fantasy Football: Week 8 DFS Picks Saturday (Oct. 24) Games

By Steven Lassan, 1 week 7 hours ago
Week 8 of the 2020 college football season continues on Saturday, Oct. 24. 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 Noon ET slate on Saturday, including NC State-North Carolina, Virginia Tech-...

Washington State Football: Game-by-Game Predictions for 2020

By John Coon, 1 week 1 day ago
Can the Washington State Cougars keep shredding opposing defenses now that Mike Leach and his Air Raid offense have moved on to the SEC? The Cougars will face a tough task in proving they still have the teeth and claws to light up the scoreboard at will.   Nick Rolovich comes to Pullman from Hawaii where he ran the run-and-shoot with great success. Given the talent, depth, and experience...