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College Football Rankings: Top 25 for 2019

By Steven Lassan, 5 days 12 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 Week 11 slate for the 2019 season was highlighted by LSU's road win at Alabama, Minnesota's victory over Penn State and Oklahoma's one-point win over Iowa State. LSU, Ohio State and Clemson take the top three...

College Football Bowl Projections for 2019-20

By Steven Lassan, 5 days 16 hours ago
College football's 2019 bowl season is less than two months away, but with 11 weeks in the books, it’s never too early to make projections and predictions on how the bowl games and playoff pairings may look by the time the CFB Playoff selection committee meets in December. Alabama and Clemson are once again among the favorites to win it all this season, and Athlon Sports projects these...

Seven-Step Drop: LSU Primed to Disrupt the College Football Playoff Status Quo

By Bryan Fischer, 5 days 17 hours ago
Ever since he was handed the reigns to his dream job as LSU head coach in 2016, Ed Orgeron has understood that how he ultimately will be judged in his home state will come down to how well he does against one foe each year: Alabama. The barrel-chested Cajun knows this because he's brought it up time after time who the measuring stick in the SEC, and nationally, is.   He's done it...

College Football Week 11 Awards

By Steven Lassan, 6 days 13 hours ago
With Week 11 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 11:...

College Football Rankings: NCAAF Top 25 (After Week 11)

By Steven Lassan, 6 days 14 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. Week 11 of the 2019 season was headlined by LSU's victory in Tuscaloosa over Alabama, Minnesota's home win against Penn State and Oklahoma's escape over Iowa State. LSU, Ohio State, Clemson and Alabama take the top four...

College Fantasy Football: Week 11 DFS Picks Saturday (Nov. 9) Games

By Steven Lassan, 1 week 1 day ago
Week 11 of the 2019 college football season continues on Saturday, Nov. 9. 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 11 matchups are available to be selected on DraftKings for the first slate on Saturday, including USC-Arizona State, Maryland-Ohio State,...

10 College Football Picks Against the Spread (ATS) for Week 11

By Mitch Light, 1 week 1 day ago
The Week 11 edition of college football picks against the spread is highlighted by the epic showdown in Tuscaloosa between Alabama and LSU. Elsewhere, Illinois seeks to increase its winning streak to four as it heads to Michigan State; Penn State travels to Minnesota in a battle of unbeatens; and Purdue looks to keep its bowl hopes alive against Northwestern. Here are 10 predictions for games...

College Football Picks: Expert Predictions for Every Game in Week 11

By Steven Lassan, 1 week 1 day ago
College football's Week 11 slate for the 2019 season features 47 games from Wednesday to Saturday, and our NCAA experts are ready with their predictions and picks. The Week 11 action started with two MAC games on Tuesday night and continues on Wednesday with Miami (Ohio) visiting Ohio in a key matchup for control of the East Division. Coastal Carolina hosts Louisiana and...

Illinois vs. Michigan State Football Prediction and Preview

By Brandon Cavanaugh, 1 week 2 days ago
Lovie Smith has the Illinois Fighting Illini off to their best start during his four-year tenure but they’ll get a stiff test this weekend as they travel to East Lansing to butt heads with the Michigan State Spartans.   Smith has Illinois (5-4, 3-3 Big Ten) on the cusp of its first postseason since they took part in the 2014 Heart of Texas Bowl. To secure a spot on Saturday, he...

Outrageous College Football Predictions for Week 11

By J.P. Scott, 1 week 2 days ago
As we charge toward into the final weeks of the 2019 college football regular season, the matchups get tastier and the games get a little more meaningful. The pressure is on. College Football Playoff position and bowl bids are on the line.   This is where OUTRAGEOUS* thrives.   In week 11, we have a couple of contenders going head-to-head with some formidable foes, while some...