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Wisconsin Badgers vs. BYU Cougars Preview and Prediction

By Mitch Harper, 4 months 4 days ago
It’s not often the Wisconsin Badgers make a trip to the Mountain Time Zone. In fact, in the Badgers’ 130-year history, they’ve only played eight games in the Mountain Time Zone. This Saturday will mark the ninth against a BYU team that is still struggling to find any sort of positives on the offensive side of the ball.   For BYU (1-2), this is its first time hosting a...

College Football's 10 Best Position Battles to Watch in Week 3

By Bryan Fischer, 4 months 4 days ago
The non-conference slate for most teams concludes this week while conference play begins for several others, giving us an interesting mix of college football games across the country. While none of the matchups are quite to the level of last week’s bonanza, the number of teams to tune in and watch is still lengthy.   As good as the on-field action might be this week though, the...

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

By Steven Lassan, 4 months 5 days ago
Week 3 of the 2017 college football season features a couple of key non-conference matchups and league showdowns among top 25 teams, and Athlon Sports is ready with complete predictions, preview and picks for the third weekend of action. The Week 3 slate doesn't quite have the overall high-profile matchups from last weekend's action, but Saturday night's ACC showdown between...

Seven-Step Drop: Heisman Race, Not College Football Playoff Push was Biggest Takeaway of Week 2

By Bryan Fischer, 4 months 1 week ago
If Week 1 was about quality of games, then Week 2 was all about the quantity with top-25 matchups all across the board and deep into the night. Whether you were at a game or trying to follow along at home by frantically flipping between channels, Saturday was quite the reminder that this sport can offer moment after moment in rapid-fire succession.   Of all the wins though, the biggest...

College Football Top 25 Rankings (Week 2)

By Steven Lassan, 4 months 1 week 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 second weekend of the 2017 season was filled with exciting games and intriguing non-conference matchups. Alabama easily handled Fresno State to remain No. 1 in the rankings, but Clemson, Oklahoma and USC each jump a few spots...

College Football Week 2 Awards

By Steven Lassan, 4 months 1 week ago
Week 2 of the 2017 college football season was filled with several intriguing matchups and storylines. And once again, a Saturday full of action didn't disappoint. Oklahoma upset Ohio State in Columbus, Clemson defeated Auburn in Death Valley, Georgia edged Notre Dame in South Bend, and USC handled Stanford in a key Pac-12 conference matchup.   With the...

Utah Utes vs. BYU Cougars Preview and Prediction

By Mitch Harper, 4 months 1 week ago
Utah and BYU. In the state of Utah, there is no bigger sporting event than when these two heated rivals square off for their annual renewal of one of college football’s most intense rivalries.   If social media is anywhere close to a gauge of how the fans interact with one another, this rivalry has not simmered down at all since the two programs left the Mountain West Conference...

College Football Picks: Expert Predictions for Every Game in Week 2

By Steven Lassan, 4 months 1 week ago
Week 2 of the 2017 college football season features several intriguing matchups, and Athlon Sports is ready with complete predictions, preview and picks for the second weekend of action. Due to the NFL opener, the Week 2 slate features only one game on Thursday night, as Utah State hosts Idaho State. On Friday, Purdue takes on Ohio, Memphis travels to UCF and Oklahoma State hits the road for a...

College Football's Top 20 Quarterback Debuts of 2017

By Steven Lassan, 4 months 1 week ago
Quarterback play is always under the spotlight during the preseason or throughout the course of a regular season for all 130 college football teams. This process starts in high school, as evaluating prospects and how they will translate to FBS play is no easy assignment. And at the FBS level, a lot of factors go into a quarterback evaluation. Oklahoma's Baker Mayfield, Louisville's Lamar...

College Football Week 1 Awards

By Steven Lassan, 4 months 1 week ago
Week 1 of the 2017 college football season lived up to the hype. With several marquee matchups in the opening weekend, the action at the FBS level didn't disappoint. Alabama remained the team to beat after a win against Florida State, Michigan dominated Florida, Louisville rallied to beat Purdue, Tennessee knocked off Georgia Tech in overtime, and Virginia Tech beat West...