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

By Steven Lassan, 1 week 36 min 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...

Northern Illinois Huskies vs. Nebraska Cornhuskers Prediction and Preview

By Kevin McGuire, 1 week 1 hour ago
Two weeks into the season, Nebraska has shown plenty of holes. They will look to plug those up this week at home as Mike Riley and company welcome Northern Illinois to Lincoln for the first meeting between the Huskers and Huskies since 1990. Nebraska may not be close to the high bar the program was setting in the days of the old Big Eight, but the Huskers will try to put together their...

College Football Top 25 for 2017

By Steven Lassan, 1 week 1 day 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 Top 25 Rankings (Updated)

By Steven Lassan, 1 week 2 days 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, 1 week 2 days 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...

Nebraska Cornhuskers vs. Oregon Ducks Preview and Prediction

By Kyle Kensing, 1 week 5 days ago
Willie Taggart's debut as Oregon Ducks head coach ended with an emphatic win over FCS member Southern Utah, 77-21. The blowout gave Oregon an opportunity to ease into a new era, but the stakes immediately pick up in Week 2 with a visit from the Nebraska Cornhuskers.   The loss last September in Lincoln marked an unofficial beginning of the end for one era in Oregon football. A penalty...

Outrageous College Football Predictions for Week 2

By J.P. Scott, 1 week 6 days ago
The first full week of the 2017 college football season had a bit of everything. We saw some offenses that lit up the scoreboards, some defenses that held their ground and some upstarts pull off a couple of upsets.   Week 2 has a few interesting matchups that lend themselves to some outrageous outcomes. After going 2-for-5 last week, it's time for a new batch of OUTRAGEOUS* ...

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

By Steven Lassan, 1 week 6 days 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...

Nebraska's New-Look Defense Faces Tough Task Against Oregon

By Steven Lassan, 2 weeks 3 hours ago
It’s safe to say the first game for new Nebraska defensive coordinator Bob Diaco didn’t go according to plan. The Cornhuskers survived on Saturday night against Arkansas State in a seven-point victory, but the defense surrendered 497 total yards, 36 points and gave up two scoring drives in the fourth quarter to close the gap on the scoreboard.   While the defensive performance...

College Football's Top 20 Quarterback Debuts of 2017

By Steven Lassan, 2 weeks 3 hours 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...