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Outrageous College Football Predictions for Week 4

By J.P. Scott, 4 months 2 days ago
I don't know about you, but the 2017 college football season doesn't seem like it has the same "wow" factor at this point that it's had in recent years. We've had some big games with some big moments, but we really haven't had a game or event that flipped the table on the season.   That could all change in Week 4, as some upstart programs get their shots at...

College Football Picks: Expert Predictions for Every Game in Week 4

By Steven Lassan, 4 months 3 days ago
Week 4 of the 2017 college football season features a few non-conference matchups and league showdowns among top 25 teams, and Athlon Sports is ready with complete predictions, preview and picks for the fourth weekend of action. The Week 4 slate begins on Thursday night, as USF hosts Temple in a key game in the American Athletic Conference. Two games are slated for Friday, as Virginia...

What's Next for Nebraska After a 1-2 Start in 2017?

By Steven Lassan, 4 months 3 days ago
With a new starting quarterback and a defense making a significant switch from a 4-3 to a 3-4 scheme, Nebraska had all of the makings of a team in transition for 2017. And so far, it’s been a roller-coaster ride for coach Mike Riley’s team. The Cornhuskers led Arkansas State 41-26 in the fourth quarter but had to hold on for a 43-36 victory. Nebraska rallied from a huge first-half...

Seven-Step Drop: College Football Craziness Strikes Again

By Bryan Fischer, 4 months 5 days ago
It happens like clockwork every season.   The schedule looks lackluster coming in. Power 5 teams host huge underdogs. Big-name, top-25 games are few and far between. David against Goliath might be too kind of a term for some matchups. There appears to be a lengthy window where getting those chores done around the house might be a better use of one’s time.   And then......

College Football Top 25 Rankings (Week 3)

By Steven Lassan, 4 months 5 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 third weekend of the 2017 season was filled with exciting games and intriguing non-conference and league matchups. Alabama defeated Colorado State to remain No. 1 in the rankings, but Clemson closed the gap after knocking...

College Football Week 3 Awards

By Steven Lassan, 4 months 6 days ago
Week 3 of the 2017 college football season was filled with several intriguing matchups and storylines. Clemson and Mississippi State delivered statement victories, USC defeated Texas in overtime, Memphis and San Diego State earned wins over Power 5 programs, and Florida beat Tennessee on a last-second Hail Mary touchdown pass.   With the third weekend of the 2017 season in...

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

By Steven Lassan, 4 months 1 week 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, 4 months 1 week 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 Rankings (Week 2)

By Steven Lassan, 4 months 1 week 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, 4 months 1 week 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...