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Penn State Nittany Lions vs. Pittsburgh Panthers Prediction and Preview

By Kevin McGuire, 1 week 6 days ago
Penn State and Pittsburgh renew their in-state rivalry this weekend in a nationally televised primetime showdown at Heinz Field in the Steel City on Saturday night. Bragging rights are always on the line, even if these two programs try to sell fans on the idea they are not playing this game up just a bit more than they would any other game on the non-conference schedule.   Penn State had...

20 College Football Position Battles to Watch in Week 2: USC vs. Stanford Showdown Highlights the Slate

By Bryan Fischer, 1 week 6 days ago
What a fun opening weekend in college football that was, as we saw a few FCS upsets, some remarkable individual performances and a number of thrillers right down to the final few minutes. Could we have similar chaos as teams regroup and we move to Week 2? As great as some of the matchups are this weekend though, they might not hold a candle to the games within a game — between players on...

College Fantasy Football: Week 2 DFS Picks Saturday (Sept. 8) Games

By Steven Lassan, 2 weeks 4 hours ago
Week 2 of the 2018 college football season continues on Saturday. That means it’s time to pick your optimal DraftKings college football fantasy lineup. Fortunately, our college football fantasy experts are ready to help. Players from a 15 matchups are available to be selected on DraftKings for the first Saturday Noon ET games, followed by 10 games headlining the 7 p.m. ET slate....

Outrageous College Football Predictions for Week 2

By J.P. Scott, 2 weeks 10 hours ago
I've been making these outrageous college football predictions here for a couple of years now. More often than not, I whiff on about four per week.   But there is almost always one I get right.   Despite all of the colorful comments and career recommendations I get each and every week for making some of these picks, there is almost always one fan base that subsequently has to...

College Football Picks: Predicting Final Scores for Every Game in Week 2

By Mitch Light, 2 weeks 10 hours ago
The Week 2 edition of picking every game on the college football schedule is highlighted by a key conference games in the Pac-12 (USC visits Stanford) and the SEC (Georgia at South Carolina) as well as intriguing non-conference showdowns such as Clemson at Texas A&M, Mississippi State at Kansas State and Penn State at Pittsburgh.   Friday, Sept. 7   TCU at SMU SMU was one of...

College Football Picks: Expert Predictions for Every Game in Week 2

By Steven Lassan, 2 weeks 1 day ago
College football’s 2018 season continues with a busy Week 2 slate that features 78 overall matchups. With the NFL taking center stage on Thursday, Week 2 begins on Friday night with a Texas showdown between TCU and SMU. The intrigue on Saturday’s slate kicks off with Mississippi State visiting Kansas State, Oklahoma hosting UCLA and Arizona traveling to Houston in the first wave of...

College Football Top 25 Rankings (After Week 1)

By Steven Lassan, 2 weeks 2 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 first weekend of the 2018 season featured its share of big matchups, including Auburn's win over Washington, Notre Dame's home victory against Michigan and Virginia Tech dominating Florida State in Tallahassee. As...

College Football Week 1 Awards

By Steven Lassan, 2 weeks 2 days ago
With the first weekend of the 2018 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...

Big Ten Football Scores (from Week 1)

By Athlon Sports, 2 weeks 4 days ago
The college football season is (mostly) through with Week 1 of the NCAA football season. The Big Ten season started on Thursday with Minnesota beating New Mexico State 48-10, and Northwestern topping Purdue 31-27.   Michigan State battled and beat Utah State on Friday 38-31. Saturday saw Penn State pull out an overtime win against Appalachian State (45-38), while Michigan was knocked off...

Appalachian State Mountaineers vs. Penn State Nittany Lions Prediction and Preview

By Kevin McGuire, 2 weeks 6 days ago
Football is returning to Happy Valley this Saturday, although a number of familiar names will be absent when Penn State opens the 2018 season against Appalachian State. Saquon Barkley, gone. Mike Gesicki, gone. DaeSean Hamilton, gone. Joe Moorhead, gone. Questions about the Nittany Lions are fair going into the season, but head coach James Franklin has reason to believe his team is prepared...