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Awesome College Football Alternate Uniforms from Week 8

By Steven Lassan, 3 months 2 days 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, 3 months 2 days 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....

ACC Week 8 College Football Awards

By Steven Lassan, 3 months 2 days ago
Week 8 of the 2017 college football season produced several big performances and memorable moments from the ACC. The Week 8 action started with Louisville's win over Florida State in Tallahassee, along with Pitt's road victory against Duke. Boston College upset Virginia, and coach Steve Addazio's team is starting to move into bowl contention with a 4-4 mark after...

Syracuse Orange vs. Miami Hurricanes Preview and Prediction

By Antwan Staley, 3 months 5 days ago
When looking at the schedule before the season, some probably though Miami’s game against Syracuse would be a bit of a cakewalk. But after last weekend, assuming anything close to that would be a mistake.   Syracuse is fresh off of arguably the biggest upset of the season thus far, following a 27-24 home win over then-No. 2 Clemson last Friday night. Now the Orange will look to...

Outrageous College Football Predictions for Week 8

By J.P. Scott, 3 months 5 days 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...

College Football 2017 Midseason All-America Team

By Steven Lassan, 3 months 5 days ago
With half of the 2017 college football season completed, it’s time to hand out some hardware in the form of midseason All-America selections. This list is likely to look drastically different by December, but the players honored and mentioned below have performed at a high level through the first seven weeks of 2017.   On offense, it should be no surprise Oklahoma senior Baker...

College Football Picks: Expert Predictions for Every Game in Week 8

By Steven Lassan, 3 months 6 days ago
Week 8 of the 2017 college football season features plenty of intriguing matchups, as conference play and league showdowns go into full effect in mid-October, and Athlon Sports is ready with complete predictions, preview and picks for the eighth weekend of action. The Week 8 slate kicks off on Thursday night with two matchups. Louisiana travels to Arkansas State in Sun Belt action...

ACC Second-Half Predictions and Midseason Review

By Steven Lassan, 3 months 1 week ago
The 2017 college football season has reached the halfway point in the ACC, and it’s time to hand out midseason awards and make a few predictions for the second half of the year. Clemson suffered its first loss of the season against Syracuse in Week 7, but coach Dabo Swinney’s team is still squarely in the mix to earn a trip to the CFB Playoff. The Tigers have a showdown at NC State...

Seven-Step Drop: Week of Chaos Reinforces College Football Playoff Value

By Bryan Fischer, 3 months 1 week ago
Years ago, Bill Hancock must have uttered the phrase going on a thousand times: As great as a playoff sounds, it would devalue college football's regular season.   The now-Executive Director of the College Football Playoff said those things in his previous day job as the no-win public face of the oft-criticized BCS. Credit to Hancock, who is as nice as they come, he never...