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College Football Top 25 Rankings (Updated)

By Steven Lassan, 5 days 9 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 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, 6 days 4 hours 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...

Notre Dame Fighting Irish vs. Boston College Eagles Preview and Prediction

By Adam Kurkjian, 1 week 2 days ago
The Notre Dame Fighting Irish and Boston College Eagles are both coming off disappointing losses, but not quite to the same scale.   Notre Dame lost a squeaker in South Bend to a Georgia team that boasts one of the most promising defenses in the country. Even in defeat, the Fighting Irish can take solace in the fact that they only lost by a point (20-19) to a ranked team that will...

College Football's 10 Best Position Battles to Watch in Week 3

By Bryan Fischer, 1 week 2 days ago
The non-conference slate for most teams concludes this week while conference play begins for several others, giving us an interesting mix of college football games across the country. While none of the matchups are quite to the level of last week’s bonanza, the number of teams to tune in and watch is still lengthy.   As good as the on-field action might be this week though, the...

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

By Steven Lassan, 1 week 3 days 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...

College Football Top 25 for 2017

By Steven Lassan, 1 week 4 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...

5 Most Memorable Down and Distances in College Football History

By Aaron Tallent, 1 week 4 days ago
Louisiana Tech’s botched snap and comedy of errors caused the Bulldogs to face third down and 93 yards on Saturday. The bleak distance made national news outside of your typical sports outlets because this long of a down and distance is a rarity.   3rd & 93 upcoming...#HailState pic.twitter.com/ysNOd1QpmM — MSU Football 🏈 (@HailStateFB) September 10, 2017   Many...

Seven-Step Drop: Heisman Race, Not College Football Playoff Push was Biggest Takeaway of Week 2

By Bryan Fischer, 1 week 5 days ago
If Week 1 was about quality of games, then Week 2 was all about the quantity with top-25 matchups all across the board and deep into the night. Whether you were at a game or trying to follow along at home by frantically flipping between channels, Saturday was quite the reminder that this sport can offer moment after moment in rapid-fire succession.   Of all the wins though, the biggest...

College Football Top 25 Rankings (Updated)

By Steven Lassan, 1 week 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 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 6 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...