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College Football Rankings: Top 25 for 2020

By Steven Lassan, 2 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. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the amount of games and start of play for all 10 conferences is different. The MAC and Pac-12 began their 2020 seasons in November, which means all 10 conferences will be playing until the Dec. 19 weekend. Alabama, Notre...

College Football Rankings: NCAAF Top 25 (After Week 12)

By Steven Lassan, 3 days 6 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 12th weekend of the 2020 season was headlined Ohio State's close win over Indiana, Alabama's blowout of Kentucky, Oklahoma's victory against Oklahoma State and Coastal Carolina's comeback versus Appalachian State....

College Football Week 12 Awards

By Steven Lassan, 3 days 7 hours ago
With the 12th 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 Fantasy Football: Week 12 DFS Picks Saturday (Nov. 21) Games

By Steven Lassan, 5 days 5 hours ago
Week 12 of the 2020 college football season continues on Saturday, Nov. 21. 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 13 matchups are available to be selected on DraftKings for the Noon ET slate on Saturday, including LSU-Arkansas, Florida-Vanderbilt, Illinois-...

2021 NFL Draft: College Football Players Leaving Early for NFL

By Steven Lassan, 5 days 10 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 Friday, Nov. 20, 58 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...

Big Ten Football: Picks Against the Spread (ATS) for Nov. 20-21

By Brandon Cavanaugh, 6 days 12 hours ago
Unfortunately, the Big Ten has now seen a few games nixed due to COVID-19 issues, but Wisconsin was finally able to return to the field, much to the chagrin of Michigan.   As for this week's schedule, the most anticipated game is a top-10 matchup between undefeated Indiana and Ohio State, whose game last week against Maryland was canceled. Can the Hoosiers shock the world or will the...

College Football Picks: Expert Predictions for Every Game in Week 12

By Steven Lassan, 1 week 9 hours ago
College football's Week 12 slate for the 2020 season features 44 games from Wednesday to Saturday, and our NCAA experts are ready with their predictions and picks. The Week 12 action continues on Wednesday, Nov. 18 with three MAC contests, including Western Michigan-Central Michigan and Toledo-Eastern Michigan. One matchup - Tulane at Tulsa - takes place on Thursday. Four...

Purdue vs. Minnesota Football Prediction and Preview

By J.P. Scott, 1 week 10 hours ago
The Purdue Boilermakers head to Minneapolis on Friday to take on the Minnesota Golden Gophers. It will be Minnesota's (1-3) second straight game on a Friday, and they'll be hoping for a better outcome than the 35-7 loss they suffered to Iowa a week ago. Something is not right with P.J. Fleck's club this season, and nobody could have predicted that this team would struggle the way...

College Football Week 12 2020 Schedule

By Steven Lassan, 1 week 22 hours ago
College football's 2020 season is underway, and action is set to continue into Week 12 with a full slate of matchups. The Week 12 schedule features 45 matchups, and the action begins on Tuesday night with two MAC games, including Akron at Kent State and Buffalo at Bowling Green. MACtion continues on Wednesday with three games, including Northern Illinois-Ball State, Toledo-Eastern Michigan...

College Football Week 11 Awards

By Steven Lassan, 1 week 3 days ago
With the 11th 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...