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College Football Picks: Expert Predictions for Every Game in Week 8

By Steven Lassan, 2 days 45 min ago
College football's Week 8 slate for the 2019 season features 62 games, and our NCAA experts are ready with their predictions and picks. The Week 8 action starts on Wednesday night, as South Alabama takes on Troy in a matchup of Sun Belt rivals. The Thursday slate features two matchups involving conference play with Louisiana-Arkansas State and UCLA-Stanford. Four games are on tap...

Ohio State vs. Northwestern Football Prediction and Preview

By Gabe Salgado, 2 days 14 hours ago
The Northwestern Wildcats will host the Ohio State Buckeyes on Friday night in a game that will set the tone for the remainder of the regular season for both teams. NU (1-4, 0-3 Big Ten) is in dire need of a victory to keep any postseason hopes alive, while OSU (6-0, 3-0) needs to keep winning in order to make its College Football Playoff aspirations a reality. The Buckeyes have torched their...

College Football 2019 Midseason All-America Team

By Steven Lassan, 4 days 23 hours ago
With half of the 2019 college football season completed, it’s time to hand out some hardware in the form of midseason All-America selections. This list is likely to look drastically different by December, but the players honored and mentioned below have performed at a high level through the first seven weeks of 2019.   LSU quarterback Joe Burrow leads the way for the first-team...

Top 130 College Football Team Rankings for 2019

By Steven Lassan, 6 days 13 min ago
With the seventh week of action from the 2019 season in the books, it's time to revamp the full top 130 team projections and predictions and rank every FBS team in college football. Alabama ranks No. 1 once again, while LSU, Ohio State and Clemson round out the top four. Oklahoma checks in at No. 5 after its big win over Texas, with Wisconsin jumping to No. 6 and Penn State at No. 7....

College Football Rankings: Top 25 for 2019

By Steven Lassan, 6 days 20 min 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 seventh weekend of the 2019 season was headlined by LSU's win over LSU, Oklahoma's victory against Texas and Penn State's road win at Iowa on Saturday night. Alabama, LSU, Ohio State and Clemson take the...

College Football Rankings: Top 100 (After Week 7)

By Steven Lassan, 6 days 24 min ago
With Week 7 of the 2019 college football season in the books, it's time to revamp the rankings with the top 100 NCAAF teams. Alabama, LSU, Ohio State and Clemson take the top four spots once again, with Oklahoma checking in No. 5 and Wisconsin at No. 6. Penn State jumps to No. 7 after its win over Iowa, followed by Florida, Georgia and Notre Dame to round out the top 10....

College Football Bowl Projections for 2019-20

By Steven Lassan, 6 days 55 min ago
College football's 2019 bowl season is still a few months away, but with seven weeks in the books, it’s never too early to make projections and predictions on how the bowl games and playoff pairings may look by the time the CFB Playoff selection committee meets in December. Alabama and Clemson are once again among the favorites to win it all this season, and Athlon Sports projects...

Northwestern Football: 5 Areas That Need Improvement After the Bye Week

By Gabe Salgado, 6 days 3 hours ago
All is not well in Evanston, Illinois. The Northwestern Wildcats entered the 2019 season with plenty of expectations after last year's success. But after a 1-1 start, Northwestern (1-4, 0-3 Big Ten) has since lost three straight to Michigan State, Wisconsin, and Nebraska by a combined score of 68-35. The team is dealing with injuries at crucial positions, the offense is struggling to move...

College Football Week 7 Awards

By Steven Lassan, 6 days 22 hours ago
With the seventh weekend of the 2019 season in the books, it’s time to take a look at the best of the best and honor some of the top performances. Each week, Athlon Sports will highlight some of the top performers in college football with its weekly awards section. Here’s a look at Athlon Sports’ picks for the offensive, defensive, coordinator, team and freshman from Week...

College Football Rankings: NCAAF Top 25 (After Week 7)

By Steven Lassan, 1 week 1 hour 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 seventh weekend of the 2019 season was headlined by Oklahoma's victory over Texas in Dallas, LSU's home win against Florida and South Carolina's upset over Georgia. Alabama, LSU, Ohio State and Clemson take the...