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5 Reasons Why Alabama Will Beat Clemson in the National Championship

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 4 months ago
Alabama has set the standard for the rest of college football to aim for in recent seasons, as the Crimson Tide have won three national championships under coach Nick Saban and were the only team to make the College Football Playoff in back-to-back seasons. Saban is a perfect 3-0 in National Championship contests at Alabama and is considered the favorite by Vegas to win on Jan. 11...

5 Must-See Moments From Alabama's 38-0 Cotton Bowl Win Over Michigan State

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 4 months ago
Alabama is 60 minutes from another national championship after a thorough and dominant 38-0 victory over Michigan State in the Cotton Bowl. With the Spartans geared up to stop running back Derrick Henry, coach Nick Saban and coordinator Lane Kiffin put the game in the hands of quarterback Jake Coker. The senior responded with an efficient and effective effort, completing 25 of 30 passes for 286...

Five Reasons Alabama and Michigan State Can Hate Each Other

By Aaron Tallent, 1 year 4 months ago
Thursday’s Cotton Bowl matchup between Alabama and Michigan State is one of the most anticipated of the college football bowl season. Both teams have shown perseverance throughout the year and match up extremely well against each other.  The ironic part is that there is relatively little bad blood between these two. How can there be when they have only played once? Related: ...

Cotton Bowl Preview and Prediction: Alabama vs. Michigan State

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 5 months ago
A heavyweight, physical battle is set to unfold in Arlington, Texas on Dec. 31, as Alabama and Michigan State meet in a playoff semifinal in the Cotton Bowl for a trip to the College Football National Championship. 60 minutes and a victory is all that separates the Spartans and Crimson Tide from a chance at the national title in Glendale, Ariz. on Jan. 11. There are a lot of similarities in...

Predictions for Every Remaining College Football 2015-2016 Bowl Game

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 5 months ago
College football 2015-16 bowl season has almost reached its halfway point. With 20 games in the books, 21 contests remain, including the New Year’s Six matchups and the national championship on Jan. 11 in Glendale, Ariz. The first portion of the bowl slate produced a handful of entertaining games, including the Miami Beach Bowl between WKU and South Florida, the Georgia Southern-Bowling...

Best Individual Performances in College Football in 2015

By Kyle Kensing, 1 year 5 months ago
Seemingly every autumn, college football collectively sets the bar higher than it had in previous years. The 2015 campaign featured an abundance of breath-taking moments across all levels, in the process setting a new standard of excellence in the sport. Related: Top 25 College Football Games of 2015 The following 18 individual efforts were the pinnacle of the season. These were...

College Football's 2015 Postseason All-Freshman Team

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 5 months ago
Every college football season is a new opportunity for the freshmen players on 128 FBS teams to make a statement. While each year always produces a handful of freshmen standouts, it seems more first-year players are making an impact at a high level. 2015 is a good barometer for that statement, as three of the four College Football Playoff teams feature a freshman on the Athlon Sports first-team...

Top 25 College Football Games of 2015

By Kevin McGuire, 1 year 5 months ago
What is great about college football is that every season seems to offer a new handful of memories that can be shared and remembered for years to come. In 2015 we saw plenty of great comebacks and nailbiters filled with monster individual performances and bizarre plays you had to see to believe. This season offered a reminder of why it is important to never count a team out until the clock hits...

10 Best SEC College Football Games of 2015

By Kevin McGuire, 1 year 5 months ago
When it comes to the SEC you may not think of high-flying offenses that put up scores you might expect to see more commonly in the Big 12 or Pac-12, but even the SEC got involved in some high-scoring contests this season. And yes, there was a nice assortment of defensive battles and strong running games leading the charge in the SEC this season, so there was a little something for everybody in...

College Football's Postseason Awards for 2015

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 5 months ago
College football’s regular season concluded with Navy’s win over Army on Dec. 12, leaving 41 postseason games as all that’s left of the 2015 campaign. This year produced plenty of memorable endings and clutch performances, including Miami’s return for a game-winning score against Duke, Georgia Tech’s blocked field goal for a touchdown to beat Florida State, Michigan...