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College Football Picks: Expert Predictions for Every Game in Week 6

By Steven Lassan, 2 weeks 5 days ago
Week 6 of the 2017 college football season features conference play and league showdowns among top 25 teams, and Athlon Sports is ready with complete predictions, preview and picks for the sixth weekend of action. The Week 6 slate begins on Wednesday night, as Arkansas State and Georgia Southern meet in the Sun Belt opener for both teams. A top 25 showdown between Louisville and NC State is...

Nebraska Defense Rounding into Form at Right Time

By Mark Ross, 2 weeks 5 days ago
September certainly didn’t lack for intrigue for the Nebraska Cornhuskers. Whether it was the stunning home loss to Northern Illinois or the firing of athletic director Shawn Eichorst shortly thereafter, there has been no lack of talk surrounding the future of the program.   But take a step back and Mike Riley’s team is a respectable 3-2 and, more importantly, 2-0 in the Big...

College Football Top 25 Rankings (After Week 5)

By Steven Lassan, 3 weeks 15 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 fifth weekend of the 2017 season was filled with exciting games and intriguing league matchups. Alabama dominated Ole Miss to remain No. 1 in the rankings, and Clemson remained at No. 2 following a huge road victory...

College Football Rankings: AP Poll Top 25 for Week 6

By Steven Lassan, 3 weeks 1 day ago
Week 5 of the college football season is in the books, and the latest Associated Press (AP) poll and top 25 rankings were released on Sunday. These rankings reflect the first five weeks of action as the season heads into Week 6. As expected, Alabama remained No. 1 with a win over Ole Miss. Clemson checked at No. 2 once again following a victory over Virginia Tech,...

College Football Week 5 Awards

By Steven Lassan, 3 weeks 1 day ago
Week 5 of the 2017 college football season was filled with several intriguing matchups and storylines. Washington State upset USC on Friday night, Georgia and Auburn crushed conference foes for key SEC wins, and Clemson improved to 5-0 after an impressive road victory against Virginia Tech. Additionally, Troy upset LSU, Alabama handled Ole Miss, Oklahoma State survived a tough...

College Football Picks: Expert Predictions for Every Game in Week 5

By Steven Lassan, 3 weeks 5 days ago
Week 5 of the 2017 college football season features conference play and league showdowns among top 25 teams, and Athlon Sports is ready with complete predictions, preview and picks for the fifth weekend of action. The Week 5 slate begins on Thursday night, as Texas travels to Ames to take on Iowa State. On Friday, four intriguing matchups are on tap, including Miami at Duke, Nebraska at Illinois...

Nebraska Cornhuskers vs. Illinois Fighting Illini Preview and Prediction

By Kevin McGuire, 3 weeks 5 days ago
The future of the Nebraska program remains in question as the Cornhuskers look to go 2-0 in Big Ten play to regain some confidence after a rough start to the season. Nebraska heads to Illinois for some Friday night football in the Big Ten in the first game since the removal of athletic director Shawn Eichorst. With a change at AD, Nebraska head coach Mike Riley could use a good showing in...

College Football Top 25 for 2017

By Steven Lassan, 4 weeks 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 fourth weekend of the 2017 season was filled with exciting games and intriguing non-conference and league matchups. Alabama dominated Vanderbilt to remain No. 1 in the rankings, and Clemson remained at No. 2 following a ...

Welcome to the New Nebraska

By J.P. Scott, 4 weeks 13 hours ago
This was Nebraska football.   It was 1996, and I was a high school junior in Watkins Glen, New York – halfway across the country from Lincoln, Nebraska. It was the Fiesta Bowl, and the Nebraska Cornhuskers were about to go after their second consecutive national championship.   I remember watching Lawrence Phillips walk out of the tunnel, the camera strategically placed to...

College Football Top 25 Rankings (Week 4)

By Steven Lassan, 4 weeks 15 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 fourth weekend of the 2017 season was filled with exciting games and intriguing non-conference and league matchups. Alabama dominated Vanderbilt to remain No. 1 in the rankings, and Clemson remained at No. 2 following a ...