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Predictions for Every Remaining College Football 2016-2017 Bowl Game

By Steven Lassan, 3 months 3 weeks ago
College football’s 2016-17 bowl slate has reached its halfway point. With the games from Dec. 27 completed, 20 games are in the books and 20 bowl contests remain, with the national championship also to come on Jan. 9 in Tampa, Fla. While just 21 games are left in the college football season, there are several high-profile matchups on the upcoming slate. Ohio State-Clemson and Alabama-...

College Football's 2016 Postseason All-Freshman Team

By Steven Lassan, 4 months 2 days ago
Every college football season is a new opportunity for the true or redshirt 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. The 2016 season produced plenty of standouts in the freshmen ranks, including quarterbacks Jalen Hurts (Alabama),...

Armed Forces Bowl Preview and Prediction: Louisiana Tech vs. Navy

By Nicholas Ian Allen, 4 months 4 days ago
Two explosive offenses are set to meet in Fort Worth, Texas, for the Lockheed Martin Armed Forces Bowl. Navy enter this game averaging 37.4 points and 436.7 yards of total offense per game with a 9-4 overall record and an American Athletic Conference (AAC) West Division title. However, the Midshipmen have struggled in recent weeks, averaging just 253.5 yards in back-to-back losses....

Betting Against the Spread: Best Bets for December Bowl Games

By Matt Josephs, 4 months 1 week ago
College football’s bowl season usually features some fantastic matchups and intriguing situations. It's also one of the toughest times to wager potentially with so many factors to consider.   Related: Ranking All 40 College Football Bowls for 2016 From Must-See to Must-Miss    First off is motivation and that's the most important. There are some teams that...

Top 25 College Football Games of 2016

By Bryan Fischer, 4 months 1 week ago
The 2016 college football season had a little bit of everything, to the point where you could fill your bingo card twice over. The greatest opening weekend ever? Definitely. Historic upsets from coast-to-coast? Without a doubt. Shootouts? Check. Seismic shifts as the result of game-changing plays? Double check.   Oh, and overtimes? Yes, there were plenty of those.   It was a...

College Football's 2016 Postseason All-America Team

By Steven Lassan, 4 months 1 week ago
With the completion of college football’s 2016 regular season, it’s time to take a look back and honor the best of the best and top performers for the All-America team. Whether it was on offense, defense or special teams, there was no shortage of clutch performances by players at every position. The SEC led the way with 25 overall selections, with the Pac-12 and ACC tying...

Predictions for Every College Football 2016-2017 Bowl Game

By Steven Lassan, 4 months 1 week ago
College football’s bowl season kicks off on Saturday, Dec. 17 and continues until the national championship in Tampa, Fla. on Jan. 9. With the bowl lineup set and confidence pools and pick’em contests set to start on Dec. 17, four writers for Athlon Sports share predictions for every bowl.   Five games dot the first Saturday of action and eight other matchups are...

10 Reasons Why the Army-Navy Game is College Football’s Best

By Aaron Tallent, 4 months 2 weeks ago
Saturday will mark the 117th meeting between Army and Navy and only the third time in more than 50 years that both teams have come into the game with winning records. The records are of a little importance though. Both teams could enter the game 0-11 and it would still be the biggest game in college football. Here are 10 reasons why.   Related: Ranking the Top 25 Rivalries in...

Army West Point Black Knights vs. Navy Midshipmen Preview and Prediction

By Kevin McGuire, 4 months 2 weeks ago
One of college football’s best traditional rivalries is renewed this weekend in Baltimore with the annual Army-Navy Game. A rivalry game that offers a blend of the best atmosphere college football has to offer that would make some bowl games jealous, the Army-Navy Game is simply not just another regular season game. Related: Ranking the Top 25 Rivalries in College Football History...

20 Players on the Rise Entering College Football's 2016-17 Bowl Season

By Steven Lassan, 4 months 2 weeks ago
Breakout players or the emergence of new stars is an annual tradition for all 128 college football teams. However, with the focus shifting to the bowl season, it’s never too early to think about players that could use the postseason as a springboard to an even bigger 2017 campaign. Mississippi State quarterback Nick Fitzgerald, Kentucky running back Benny Snell, Stanford quarterback Keller...