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College Football Picks: Expert Predictions for Every Game in Week 5

By Steven Lassan, 3 months 3 weeks ago
Week 5 of the 2017 college football season features conference play and league showdowns among top 25 teams, and Athlon Sports is ready with complete predictions, preview and picks for the fifth weekend of action. The Week 5 slate begins on Thursday night, as Texas travels to Ames to take on Iowa State. On Friday, four intriguing matchups are on tap, including Miami at Duke, Nebraska at Illinois...

College Football Top 25 for 2017

By Steven Lassan, 3 months 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 fourth weekend of the 2017 season was filled with exciting games and intriguing non-conference and league matchups. Alabama dominated Vanderbilt to remain No. 1 in the rankings, and Clemson remained at No. 2 following a ...

Seven-Step Drop: Big 12, Big Ten Title Races Shaping up to be Great Down the Stretch

By Bryan Fischer, 3 months 3 weeks ago
Even without names attached to games this past weekend, you knew that things were ripe to be extra exciting around college football in Week 4.   It was that murky time where most teams have wrapped up non-conference play (romping over a bunch of cupcakes) and all set to begin their pursuit of league titles and bear down to chase playoff spots. Mix in the fact that nearly half of the top...

College Football Top 25 Rankings (Week 4)

By Steven Lassan, 3 months 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 fourth weekend of the 2017 season was filled with exciting games and intriguing non-conference and league matchups. Alabama dominated Vanderbilt to remain No. 1 in the rankings, and Clemson remained at No. 2 following a ...

College Football Week 4 Awards

By Steven Lassan, 3 months 3 weeks ago
Week 4 of the 2017 college football season was filled with several intriguing matchups and storylines. Penn State, Alabama, USC and Oklahoma picked up key road wins in conference play. Additionally, Week 4 featured a couple of upsets. NC State knocked off Florida State in Tallahassee, and TCU provided a shake up at the top of the Big 12 by defeating Oklahoma State in...

UCLA Bruins vs. Stanford Cardinal Preview and Prediction

By Kyle Kensing, 3 months 3 weeks ago
Deeming a September college football game "must-win" might be reactionary; hysterical, even. But in the case of Pac-12 counterparts UCLA and Stanford, both are about as close to must-win territory heading into Week 4 as teams can be at this juncture in the season.   Both are coming off of tough losses on the road against leading contenders for the Group of 5's bid to the New...

College Football's 10 Best Position Battles to Watch in Week 4

By Bryan Fischer, 3 months 3 weeks ago
After a thrilling Week 3 brought us half a dozen wild finishes and some big-time upsets, the upcoming weekend in college football promises to be even better for fans across the country as conference play begins in earnest just about everywhere. As great as some of the matchups are though, they might not hold a candle to the games within a game — between players on either side of the ball...

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

By Steven Lassan, 3 months 4 weeks 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...

College Football Top 25 Rankings (Week 3)

By Steven Lassan, 4 months 8 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, 4 months 1 day 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...