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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...

Greatest College Football Winning Streaks Since 1950

By Aaron Tallent, 2 days 13 hours 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, 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...

Cincinnati Bearcats vs. UCF Knights Prediction and Preview

By Kevin McGuire, 4 days 1 hour 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, 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...

Outrageous College Football Predictions for Week 12

By J.P. Scott, 5 days 4 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...

South Florida Bulls vs. Temple Owls Prediction and Preview

By Kevin McGuire, 5 days 22 hours ago
After a tough start to the season with two home losses, Temple has been on a bit of a roll on its way to clinching bowl eligibility. Temple looks to follow up its big win against Houston last week with a home game against South Florida. The Bulls have been trending in the opposite direction of the Owls lately, but can Temple take advantage of a struggling USF program this weekend?   The...

Memphis Tigers vs. SMU Mustangs Prediction and Preview

By Nicholas Ian Allen, 5 days 22 hours ago
As defending AAC West champions, and after coming up just short of the conference title in a double-overtime loss to undefeated UCF, the Memphis Tigers entered the 2018 college football season with huge expectations. However, Mike Norvell’s Tigers are looking up at the SMU Mustangs (and two other division rivals) in the standings ahead of a Friday night showdown in Dallas. Memphis enters...

Tulane Green Wave vs. Houston Cougars Prediction and Preview

By Elton Hayes, 1 week 1 hour ago
Tulane and Houston enter their Thursday night matchup headed in opposite directions but with the same goal in mind — claiming at least a share of first place in the American Athletic Conference's West Division. The Cougars (7-3, 4-2 AAC) finds themselves in the midst of a two-game slide, tempering the momentum built during their 7-1 start. Houston remains in the division hunt, although...