SEC Articles

Austin Allen
When former Southwest Conference rivals TCU (1-0) and Arkansas (1-0) square off on Saturday in Fayetteville, college football fans are in for a treat with contrasting styles of offense on display. Last year’s pairing resulted in a 41-38...
Ryan Wright
2 months ago
Jalen Hurts
If Howard’s season-opening 43-40 win over UNLV last week was the biggest point spread upset of all time, should Fresno State (1-0) upset No. 1 Alabama (1-0) in Tuscaloosa on Saturday, history will have quickly been rewritten, and in dramatic...
Ryan Wright
2 months ago
Baker Mayfield, Oklahoma Sooners Football
Week 2 of the 2017 college football season features several intriguing matchups, and Athlon Sports is ready with complete predictions, preview and picks for the second weekend of action. Due to the NFL opener, the Week 2 slate features only one...
Steven Lassan
2 months ago
Kelly Bryant
The Week 2 edition of college football picks against the spread is highlighted by one of the premier regular-season games of the season — Auburn’s trip to Clemson in a battle of the Tigers. Elsewhere, Luke Fickell, a former Ohio State...
Mitch Light
2 months ago
Josh Rosen
UCLA’s 34-point comeback over Texas A&M in the final 17 minutes on Sunday was one for the ages. Is it the greatest of all time? Well, there are a few factors to consider.   All comebacks of more than two touchdowns are a testament...
Aaron Tallent
2 months ago
TaQuon Marshall, Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Football
Quarterback play is always under the spotlight during the preseason or throughout the course of a regular season for all 130 college football teams. This process starts in high school, as evaluating prospects and how they will translate to FBS play...
Steven Lassan
2 months ago
Kevin Sumlin
A year ago heading into the college football season, just about everybody was labeling Week 1 as the greatest opening act in the sport’s history. It wasn’t hard to see why with powerhouse program meeting powerhouse program just about...
Bryan Fischer
2 months ago
Josh Rosen, UCLA Bruins Football
Week 1 of the 2017 college football season lived up to the hype. With several marquee matchups in the opening weekend, the action at the FBS level didn't disappoint. Alabama remained the team to beat after a win against Florida...
Steven Lassan
2 months ago
Drew Lock, Missouri Tigers football
Week 1 of the 2017 college football season produced several big performances and memorable moments from the SEC. The weekend slate featured huge non-conference wins by Alabama, Tennessee, LSU and South Carolina. Additionally, Vanderbilt...
Steven Lassan
2 months ago
College Football Top 25: Jalen Hurts, Alabama Crimson Tide Football
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...
Steven Lassan
2 months ago
FSU vs Alabama Prediction: Deondre Francois, Florida State Seminoles Football
Tonight’s showdown at brand-new Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta between Florida State and Alabama garnered offseason hype as the most anticipated opener in college football history. Considering what’s at stake, or the coaches and...
Steven Lassan
2 months ago
Derrius Guice
The first-ever matchup between BYU and LSU was originally supposed to be played in NRG Stadium in Houston. But due to the tragic events from Hurricane Harvey in Texas, the game is now in New Orleans, less than 100 miles from LSU’s campus,...
Mitch Harper
2 months ago
Vols vs GT pick: Butch Jones Tennessee Volunteers
A long overdue rivalry that dates back to 1902 will be renewed on Monday night when the No. 25 Tennessee Volunteers face off against the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets in the Chick-fil-A Kickoff Classic. The second of two high-profile SEC vs. ACC...
Rob McVey
2 months ago
Josh Rosen
Rarely does college football afford teams a mulligan. UCLA opening its 2017 season with the same opponent that kicked off a 4–8 2016 campaign is about as close to a mulligan as one can expect to see.    The Bruins visited Texas A...
Kyle Kensing
2 months ago
Brent Stockstill
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...
Mike Ferguson
2 months ago
After what seems like an eternity of an offseason for Ole Miss, it’s a safe bet to say the Rebel faithful are glad to finally have the focal point of conversations shifted to what will happen on the field, instead of everything that has...
Elton Hayes
2 months ago
The 2017 opener between Georgia Southern and Auburn pairs contrasting teams, which could present different challenges to both teams on both sides of the ball. The contest on paper is a David vs. Goliath showdown, but a deeper look holds intrigue...
Ryan Wright
2 months ago
Nick Chubb
In one of the more intriguing week 1 games, the No. 15 Georgia Bulldogs will play host to the Appalachian State Mountaineers in a primetime ESPN matchup between the hedges in Sanford Stadium. Following a less-than-stellar 8-5 campaign in 2016...
Rob McVey
2 months ago
Michigan vs. Florida: Jim Harbaugh, Michigan Wolverines Football
Arlington, Texas and AT&T Stadium is home to one of college football’s marquee showdowns for Week 1, as Michigan and Florida meet on Saturday afternoon in one of the top non-conference tilts of the 2017 season.   In addition to...
Steven Lassan
2 months ago
Benny Snell Jr.
Kentucky and Southern Miss met in Lexington in last year’s season opener, and the game did not disappoint. After the Wildcats were up 35-17 at halftime, the Golden Eagles scored 27 unanswered points to win the game 44-35 in a thriller. It was...
Antwan Staley
2 months ago
Will Muschamp
Both the NC State Wolfpack and the South Carolina Gamecocks are trendy surprise picks in their respected conferences. But first, the two teams will have to play each on neutral soil in Charlotte, North Carolina.   While NC State finished the...
Antwan Staley
2 months ago
Sam Darnold
The college football season is almost upon us and while it may technically start in late August, it’s the month of September that is the heart of the action on the gridiron. Featuring the bulk of the non-conference matchups and several...
Bryan Fischer
2 months ago
College football is back in our lives and judging by the Week 1 schedule, better than ever. This year’s slate has just about everything you can want, from blue blood matchups to intriguing meetings of schools from vastly different parts of...
Bryan Fischer
2 months ago
It has finally arrived! The first full slate of the 2017 college football season is here. With it comes a clean slate for nearly every team in the land as they chase their College Football Playoff dreams. But as is the nature of a sport with more...
J.P. Scott
2 months ago
College Football Picks: Jalen Hurts, Alabama Crimson Tide Football
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,...
Steven Lassan
2 months ago

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