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Nebraska Cornhuskers vs. Oregon Ducks Preview and Prediction

By Kyle Kensing, 4 months 2 weeks 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, 4 months 2 weeks 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, 4 months 2 weeks 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, 4 months 2 weeks 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, 4 months 2 weeks 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 2 weeks 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...

College Football Top 25 Rankings (Week 1)

By Steven Lassan, 4 months 2 weeks 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 first weekend of the 2017 season didn't disappoint. Alabama knocked off Florida State in Atlanta on Saturday night, while Tennessee and Georgia Tech played an entertaining overtime affair in the same stadium on Monday night. Ohio State...

Arkansas State Red Wolves vs. Nebraska Cornhuskers Preview and Prediction

By Kevin McGuire, 4 months 3 weeks ago
Nebraska will have some new faces to look forward to this season as the Cornhuskers look to make a push to get to the Big Ten Championship Game at the end of the year. Head coach Mike Riley needed to make a few changes this season after the Huskers dropped four of their final six games to end 2016. With the addition of a transfer quarterback and a new defensive coordinator, there is a...

20 College Football Games to Look Forward to This September

By Bryan Fischer, 4 months 3 weeks ago
The college football season is almost upon us and while it may technically start in late August, it’s the month of September that is the heart of the action on the gridiron. Featuring the bulk of the non-conference matchups and several compelling conference openers, it doesn’t get much better than this slate after a long offseason without the sport.   What games are...

Predictions for Every College Football Game in Week 1

By Steven Lassan, 4 months 3 weeks ago
Week 1 of the 2017 college football season features several intriguing matchups, and Athlon Sports is ready with complete predictions, preview and picks for the opening weekend. A handful of games kick off the Week 1 slate on Thursday night, including Indiana hosting Ohio State, Buffalo-Minnesota and Tulsa-Oklahoma State.   Friday night also features a busy schedule of games, as Lane...