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College Football Week 12 Awards

By Steven Lassan, 10 hours 54 min 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...

Greatest College Football Winning Streaks Since 1950

By Aaron Tallent, 22 hours 56 min ago
UCF ran its winning streak to 23 games with an impressive, 38-13 win over No. 24 Cincinnati on Saturday night. The No. 11 Knights are now 10-0 on the season (7-0 in the American Athletic Conference), and will likely crack the top 10 of this week's College Football Playoff rankings. Next up is Friday's rivalry game against South Florida. If UCF loses, most college football...

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

By Steven Lassan, 2 days 1 hour 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...

Cincinnati Bearcats vs. UCF Knights Prediction and Preview

By Kevin McGuire, 2 days 11 hours ago
The game of the year in the entire Group of 5 landscape will be played Saturday night in Orlando when UCF hosts Cincinnati in a monster American Athletic Conference battle for first place in the East Division. ESPN’s College GameDay will broadcast live from the campus in the morning, and then UCF and Cincinnati will have all day to focus on a game that will carry the most weight in the...

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

By Steven Lassan, 2 days 13 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...

Outrageous College Football Predictions for Week 12

By J.P. Scott, 3 days 13 hours ago
Normally the college football season presents us with a slate of games every week full of outrageous possibilities. On any given weekend, even the best teams in the country stand a chance of losing to a tough conference foe who may be a significant underdog on paper.   One conference — the SEC — has decided to do all it can to avoid any outrageousness in mid-November. They...

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

By Gabe Salgado, 4 days 13 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...

College Football Rankings: Top 130 Teams

By Steven Lassan, 6 days 10 hours ago
With the 11th week of action from the 2018 season in the books, it's time to revamp the full top 130 team projections and predictions and rank every FBS team in college football. Alabama remains the No. 1 team after posting a 24-0 shutout victory against Mississippi State. Clemson is a small step behind the Crimson Tide at No. 2, as coach Dabo Swinney's team clinched the ACC...

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

By Bryan Fischer, 6 days 13 hours 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 6 hours 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...