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College Football Top 25 Rankings (Week 1)

By Steven Lassan, 2 months 2 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 first weekend of the 2017 season didn't disappoint. Alabama knocked off Florida State in Atlanta on Saturday night, while Tennessee and Georgia Tech played an entertaining overtime affair in the same stadium on Monday night. Ohio State...

Vanderbilt Commodores vs. Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders Preview and Prediction

By Mike Ferguson, 2 months 2 weeks ago
After two lackluster seasons, Derek Mason got Vanderbilt to a bowl game in his third year in Nashville. With his fourth season set to begin on Saturday, Mason looks to take it up a notch and lead the Commodores to a winning season after a 6-7 campaign capped with an Independence Bowl loss to NC State.   Entering its 12th season under head coach Rick Stockstill, Middle Tennessee ...

Predictions for Every College Football Game in Week 1

By Steven Lassan, 2 months 2 weeks ago
Week 1 of the 2017 college football season features several intriguing matchups, and Athlon Sports is ready with complete predictions, preview and picks for the opening weekend. A handful of games kick off the Week 1 slate on Thursday night, including Indiana hosting Ohio State, Buffalo-Minnesota and Tulsa-Oklahoma State.   Friday night also features a busy schedule of games, as Lane...

10 College Football Teams That Face a Make-or-Break September

By Mark Ross, 2 months 2 weeks ago
The 2017 college football season is here, or for some teams actually started this past Saturday. But whether you were already “all in” for Week 0 or are more jacked up about the first full slate of games, it doesn’t change the fact that every team is hoping to get off to a good start.   But that may be easier said than done for a few teams based on their opening month...

College Football's 2017 All-Name Team

By Athlon Sports, 2 months 2 weeks ago
With 130 teams in the FBS and around 100 players on a roster, there are certainly some interesting names that pop-up throughout the course of production for Athlon's 2017 college football magazine.   We took a look through the rosters for the 130 teams and pulled out some of the funniest and more interesting names in college football for the 2017 season.   Did we miss...

10 Under-the-Radar College Football Games to Watch in Week 1

By Steven Lassan, 2 months 3 weeks ago
Week 1 of college football’s 2017 season features a hefty 87-game slate. Of course, even though it's tough to keep up with 87 games over a couple of days, we won’t complain about having college football back and games on every weekend until December. However, with 87 games booked for Week 1, it’s easy for some matchups to go unnoticed. Florida State-Alabama, Florida-...

Proposed ACC vs. SEC College Football Challenge

By John La Fleur, 2 months 3 weeks ago
The ACC and SEC have debated adding a ninth conference game for their teams’ college football schedules. Doing so would make bowl qualification more difficult for their members. More teams with an extra loss would mean possibly fewer bowl bids extended to a conference’s members. If neither conference wants to add another conference game, why not mandate at least one game versus the...

Ranking All 87 Games of Week 1 of the 2017 College Football Season

By Steven Lassan, 2 months 3 weeks ago
College football’s long offseason is officially over. The 2017 season kicked off with a small, five-game slate of games for Week 0 on Saturday, Aug. 26. While the five contests provided an excellent appetizer, the season kicks into full effect on Thursday, Aug. 31 and continues to Sept. 4 for Week 1 and 87 overall games.    With 87 games on the slate – and too many...

SEC Football Preseason All-Freshman Team for 2017

By Steven Lassan, 2 months 3 weeks ago
Selecting which freshmen will make the biggest impact in a college football season is never easy. While preseason hype and recruiting rankings certainly matter, every player develops at a different pace. Additionally, playing time is likely to depend on how much (or how little) upperclassmen have improved or developed from the previous season. And of course, once the game gets underway, it...

College Football 2017 Conference, Playoff and National Championship Predictions

By Steven Lassan, 2 months 3 weeks ago
The start of the 2017 college football season is just a day away with five games slated for Saturday, Aug. 26. The official Week 1 slate is packed with intriguing matchups, starting with games on Thursday, Aug. 31 and continuing to Monday, Sept. 4 with Georgia Tech and Tennessee meeting in Atlanta on Labor Day night. With the season set to kick off, it's time to make the final...