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College Football Top 25 Rankings (After Week 12)

By Steven Lassan, 2 days 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 12th weekend of the 2018 season was headlined by Notre Dame's 36-3 victory over Syracuse in Yankee Stadium, Texas' home win over Iowa State, Ohio State's crazy overtime stand against Maryland, and UCF beating...

College Football Week 12 Awards

By Steven Lassan, 2 days 1 hour ago
With the 12th 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...

ACC Week 12 College Football Awards

By Steven Lassan, 2 days 1 hour ago
With the 12th weekend of the 2018 season in the books for the ACC, 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 ACC's offensive, defensive, coordinator, team...

College Football Picks: Expert Predictions for Every Game in Week 12

By Steven Lassan, 3 days 16 hours ago
College football’s 2018 season continues with a Week 12 slate featuring 66 games from Wednesday to Saturday night. This week's slate doesn't feature many top 25 matchups or marquee games. However, there are plenty of games with intrigue or importance to the races within a conference or for a division title.   The Week 12 slate begins on Wednesday night with two games in...

College Fantasy Football: Week 12 DFS Picks Saturday (Nov. 17) Games

By Steven Lassan, 4 days 4 hours ago
Week 12 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 11 matchups are available to be selected on DraftKings for the Saturday Noon ET games, five for the 3:30 p.m. ET window and seven...

Syracuse Orange vs. Notre Dame Fighting Irish Prediction and Preview

By Jon Kinne, 5 days 17 min ago
In 1963, Syracuse and Notre Dame met up at the old, old Yankee Stadium. The two teams closed out the season as the Orangemen went to 8-2 by beating an Irish squad that finished 2-7.   On Saturday, this year’s 8-2 Cuse will again do battle with Notre Dame in the Bronx. However, the current Irish team is sitting at 10-0 and is No. 3 in the College Football Playoff rankings, making the...

5 Biggest Games in Week 12 with College Football Playoff Rankings Implications

By Gabe Salgado, 6 days 3 hours ago
The latest set of College Football Playoff rankings were released on Tuesday night and there were no major surprises to speak of. The top 10 (Alabama, Clemson, Notre Dame, Michigan, Georgia, Oklahoma, Louisiana State, Washington State, West Virginia and Ohio State) remains unchanged but there were some new teams added to the mix. Utah checked in at No. 19, Big Ten West champion Northwestern...

10 College Football Picks Against the Spread (ATS) for Week 12

By Mitch Light, 6 days 4 hours ago
The Week 12 edition of college football picks against the spread is highlighted by the Notre Dame-Syracuse battle at Yankee Stadium. Elsewhere, it’s rivalry time in the Pac-12 as Stanford and Cal meet in Berkeley for the Big Game; Arkansas seeks its first SEC win when it makes the trip to Mississippi State; and SMU seeks to remain in first place in the AAC West as the Mustangs host Memphis...

Seven-Step Drop: After Bobby Petrino, Clay Helton Headlines the 2018 Coaching Hot Seat Guide

By Bryan Fischer, 1 week 1 day ago
It was not a terribly wild weekend by college football standards, even with a handful of top 25 teams going down. Given some of the lackluster matchups for the upcoming week in the sport, it might not be all that interesting until Thanksgiving either.   But while the games themselves may not lead to all that much interest, there is something else that is happening over the coming the days...

College Football Bowl Projections After Week 11

By Steven Lassan, 1 week 1 day ago
The start of college football’s 2018-19 bowl season is just under two months away, but with Week 11 in the books, it’s never too early to take a peek at the potential matchups this postseason. Alabama, Clemson, Notre Dame and Michigan are Athlon's projected picks after Week 11 to reach the CFB Playoff. The Crimson Tide and Tigers are a notch above the rest of the...