American Athletic Articles

Tua Tagovailoa, Alabama Crimson Tide Football
The definition of a breakout player in college football varies from each analyst or fanbase, but one thing is certain when looking ahead at the 2018 season and the players returning. Regardless of the position, breakout players will have...
Steven Lassan
1 day ago
Bryce Love
Following the graduation of Baker Mayfield, as well as the early departure of 2016 winner Lamar Jackson and last year's preseason favorites Saquon Barkley and Sam Darnold, the 2018 Heisman Trophy field is wide open. However, as always,...
Nicholas Ian Allen
2 days ago
Way-Too-Early College Football Top 25 for 2018
The start of college football's 2018 season is still several months away, but it's never too early to look ahead and predict how the top 25 could look by next year. While there will be many personnel changes and coaching moves prior to...
Steven Lassan
3 days ago
Dabo Swinney, Clemson Tigers Football
The NFL's early entry deadline for the 2018 draft officially passed on Monday evening and over 100 players declared for the next level. The deadline produced a few surprises, as Clemson's defensive line remained intact with Christian...
Steven Lassan
3 days ago
Jim Harbaugh
An outstanding postseason with the first overtime games in both College Football Playoff National Championship and Rose Bowl history put a fitting cap on what was an unforgettable 2017 college football campaign.   Preseason No. 1...
Kyle Kensing
4 days ago
It’s always such a bittersweet moment when we crown a new national champion in college football. Alabama has just brushed the confetti off its shoulders and carried the title trophy to its awaiting bus. Fans of the two teams left the...
Eric Sorenson
1 week ago
Ranking every FBS team, top 130 college football
The 2017-18 college football season is officially in the books, and it’s time to take a look back at the year with full 130 team rankings for every FBS team based upon the body of work. Alabama defeated Georgia on Jan. 8 to claim the national...
Steven Lassan
1 week ago
Sony Michel
Even though there is still one somewhat important game left to be played, the college football bowl season is over. And once again, the postseason slate offered its share of instant classics, highlight-reel plays, memorable performances, fantastic...
Mark Ross
2 weeks ago
UCF’s New Year’s Day upset of Auburn in the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl showed that the Knights can play with the college football elites. It also earned them membership into an elite club: the best non-Power Five teams of all time....
Aaron Tallent
2 weeks ago
Jarrett Stidham
Unlike most of the long list of useless pre-College Football Playoff bowl games out there, we’ve got a ton of storylines going into this Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl showdown between UCF and Auburn.   First and foremost is the fact that...
Eric Sorenson
3 weeks ago
Jonathan Taylor, Wisconsin Badgers Football
College football's bowl slate wraps up with an intriguing slate of must-see matchups on Dec. 30 and Jan. 1. Louisville quarterback Lamar Jackson could be playing in his final collegiate game in the TaxSlayer Bowl against Mississippi State. The...
Mitch Light
3 weeks ago
Riley Ferguson, Memphis Tigers Football
Memphis looks to defend its home turf in Saturday’s Liberty Bowl matchup against Iowa State. The Tigers were one of the best Group of 5 teams in 2017 and nearly knocked off UCF in the American Athletic Conference title game to earn a trip to...
Steven Lassan
3 weeks ago
Shaquille Quarterman
This hasn’t exactly been the most compelling of bowl seasons so far but fear not, things are about to go to the next level as some terrific New Year’s Six Bowl games get under way. As great as some of the matchups are between some...
Bryan Fischer
3 weeks ago
Ed Oliver, Houston Cougars Football
College football’s pre-Christmas bowl slate concludes on Sunday night in Honolulu, as Houston meets Fresno State in the Hawaii Bowl. With no NFL game scheduled for Sunday night, this matchup between the Cougars and Bulldogs should provide the...
Steven Lassan
3 weeks ago
Kurt Benkert
A year after finishing 2-10, the Virginia Cavaliers are in a bowl game for the first time since 2011. The Cavaliers are trying to win their first bowl game since 2005 when they go up against the Navy Midshipmen in the Military Bowl. The game will...
Antwan Staley
3 weeks ago
Sam Darnold, USC Trojans Football
The post-Christmas slate of college football's bowl season kicks off on Dec. 26 with three games, including the Heart of Dallas Bowl between West Virginia and Utah, along with the Cactus Bowl matchup of Kansas State versus UCLA. A busy...
Mitch Light
4 weeks ago
Saquon Barkley, Penn State Nittany Lions Football
With college football’s 2017 regular season in the books and bowl season already underway, it’s time to take a look back and honor the best of the best and top performers for the All-America team. Whether it was on...
Steven Lassan
4 weeks ago
Quinton Flowers
The Birmingham Bowl has more interesting storylines than one might originally think. First off, it’s the first time in the bowl’s history (2006 start), that a Big 12 team is competing. Meantime, South Florida will be making its fourth...
Peter Mundo
1 month ago
One could make a strong argument that the 2017 college football season ranks among the very best of modern times. This campaign featured countless heart-stopping finishes, provided landscape-altering upsets, and was highlighted with many of the...
Kyle Kensing
1 month ago
A school record for victories will be in play for Florida International as the 8-4 Golden Panthers take on Temple in the Bad Boy Mowers Gasparilla Bowl on Thursday at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Florida. Temple, at 6-6, looks to lock down a...
Mike Ferguson
1 month ago
Courtland Sutton
Chad Morris accomplished what he hoped at SMU by building the Mustangs into a dangerous program in the American Athletic Conference (AAC) using his deep roots in Texas and offensive acumen. After posting a 14-22 record in four seasons, including a...
Nicholas Ian Allen
1 month ago
Quinton Flowers, USF Bulls Football
College football's bowl season starts on Dec. 16 with five matchups on tap, including Oregon-Boise State in the Las Vegas Bowl, as well as North Texas and Troy meeting in the New Orleans Bowl. After the opening Saturday of the 2017-18 bowl...
Mitch Light
1 month ago
After what was arguably the wildest and most unpredictable college football season we've seen since the inception of the College Football Playoff selection process, it's time to settle in for another exciting bowl season. This year's...
J.P. Scott
1 month ago
Baker Mayfield, Oklahoma Sooners Football
College football’s bowl season kicks off on Saturday, Dec. 16 and continues until the national championship in Atlanta, Ga. on Jan. 8. With the bowl lineup set and confidence pools and pick’em contests set to start on Dec. 16,...
Steven Lassan
1 month ago
Now that the College Football Playoff selection committee has decided which four teams will compete for the national championship, we can all sit back and offer up our opinions on what they did wrong and how the system could be better.  ...
J.P. Scott
1 month ago

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