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Outrageous College Football Predictions for Week 9

By J.P. Scott, 1 month 3 weeks ago
We continue to learn more every week of the 2017 college football season. Last weekend, we learned that both Penn State and Notre Dame are exactly who we thought they were by way of a couple of outrageous beatdowns. We also are learning that the ACC could be wide open, as the conference quietly boasts as many as four teams that could qualify for the College Football Playoff.   Week 9 of...

College Football Picks: Expert Predictions for Every Game in Week 9

By Steven Lassan, 1 month 3 weeks ago
Week 9 of the 2017 college football season features plenty of intriguing matchups, as conference play is in full effect with just six weeks of games remaining, and Athlon Sports is ready with complete predictions, preview and picks for the ninth weekend of action. The Week 9 slate kicks off on Thursday night with four games, including Eastern Michigan at Northern Illinois and...

Seven-Step Drop: Florida State, Sam Darnold Headline the All-Underachiever Team

By Bryan Fischer, 1 month 3 weeks ago
We’re well past the midway mark of the college football season by this point and it really seems like Week 8 helped crystallize some of the biggest under (and over) achievers in the sport in more ways than one.   After all, Saturday afternoon saw Florida State lose once (again) in the final few minutes as a James Blackman fumble turned into points the other way to deny a revenge...

Notre Dame's Statement Win over USC Puts Fighting Irish in College Football Playoff Discussion

By Jon Kinne, 1 month 3 weeks ago
On Saturday night, the Notre Dame game plan worked to perfection. The physical Irish running attack pounded the thin USC defensive front to the tune of 377 yards. Defensively, Notre Dame eliminated the big play and forced a mistake-prone Trojans offense to go long distances to score, something they could not do. The result was a 49-14 drubbing, the largest Notre Dame victory over USC since the...

College Football Top 25 Rankings (After Week 8)

By Steven Lassan, 1 month 3 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 eighth weekend of the 2017 season was filled with exciting games and intriguing league matchups. The top games of Week 8 took place at night, as Penn State defeated Michigan to remain in the top four, and Notre Dame dominated...

Awesome College Football Alternate Uniforms from Week 8

By Steven Lassan, 1 month 3 weeks ago
Alternate uniforms and helmets are a big part of every team’s wardrobe throughout any season. While there’s nothing wrong with traditional uniforms and helmets, a different look is never a bad thing. And over the last few years, it seems more teams are using alternate uniforms throughout the season. With several awesome designs making an appearance in Week 8, here are ones we liked...

College Football Week 8 Awards

By Steven Lassan, 1 month 3 weeks ago
Week 8 of the 2017 college football season was filled with several intriguing matchups and storylines. After last week was filled with upsets, the Week 8 slate provided few surprises, but Notre Dame (USC) and Penn State (Michigan) earned dominant wins on Saturday night. Alabama continues to dominate its SEC competition, as the Crimson Tide defeated Tennessee 45-7 in Tuscaloosa....

USC Trojans vs. Notre Dame Fighting Irish Preview and Prediction

By Steven Lassan, 1 month 4 weeks ago
The stakes are high on Saturday night, as USC travels to South Bend to take on Notre Dame in a key game for both teams in the race to earn a spot in the CFB Playoff. While it’s only Week 8 and the rankings from the committee won’t start until Oct. 31, the Trojans and Fighting Irish both have one loss. Another defeat will end the CFB Playoff hopes for either team. Essentially,...

College Football's 10 Best Position Battles to Watch in Week 8

By Bryan Fischer, 2 months 58 min ago
A weekend of upsets has shaken up the college football world and made things very interesting on a number of fronts in Week 8. As great as some of the matchups are this week though, they might not hold a candle to the games within a game — between players on either side of the ball.   Whether you’re a college football fan, a coach or an NFL scout, here are 10 of the best...

Outrageous College Football Predictions for Week 8

By J.P. Scott, 2 months 5 hours ago
Week 7 of the 2017 college football season was a lot of fun — depending on who you were rooting for. We saw four top 10 teams take losses, throwing quite the wrench in everything we thought we knew.   As Week 8 approaches, it's getting tougher to pick the potential outrageous outcomes. Parity seems to be en vogue around the country, so literally nothing surprises us at this...