College Football Articles

Ranking All 130 College Football Teams for 2017
Ranking all 130 college football teams is no easy task, but with the first Saturday of action on Aug. 26 approaching quickly, it’s never too early to see how every FBS program stacks up for 2017. At the top, Alabama leads the way as Athlon...
Steven Lassan
2 days ago
Helpful tip for drafting wide receivers for those new to college fantasy football - Look at the Group of 5 conferences first. The player that has led the nation in receiving each of the last three years has come from one of those...
Mike Bainbridge
2 days ago
Nick Fitzgerald
Mississippi State head coach Dan Mullen began the 2016 season on a warmer-than-wanted seat after his team lost 21-20 to Sun Belt member South Alabama at home to open the campaign. While some regression was expected after the Bulldogs lost record-...
Elton Hayes
2 days ago
Jim Harbaugh
Optimism was brimming this time last year for fans of the Michigan Wolverines as they saw a returning roster chock full of upperclassmen ready to finally break through and make it not only to Indianapolis for the first time, but also to the College...
Mike Bainbridge
2 days ago
Chad Thomas
Earlier this week during the ACC Football Kickoff event in Charlotte, the Miami Hurricanes were declared the favorites to win the Coastal Division this fall. Although the Hurricanes have questions at the quarterback position, they were likely...
Antwan Staley
2 days ago
Saquon Barkley, Penn State Nittany Lions Football
The Big Ten returns six 1,000-yard rushers from 2016, including a Heisman Trophy candidate in Penn State’s Saquon Barkley, along with Northwestern’s Justin Jackson and Ohio State’s Mike Weber. Jackson has recorded three...
Steven Lassan
2 days ago
 Equanimeous St. Brown, Notre Dame Fighting Irish Football
Though the Fighting Irish suffered through a disappointing 4-8 record in 2016, there were some bright spots that shone through during the trying times. DeShone Kizer performed reasonably well despite the record, leading to being selected 52nd...
Juan Jose Rodriguez
2 days ago
Jim Harbaugh, Michigan Wolverines Football
Congratulations, WakeyLeaks. Wake Forest’s game-plan breach from a highly unlikely source — radio analyst and former assistant coach Tommy Elrod — managed to make already-paranoid college football coaches even more paranoid....
Athlon Sports
2 days ago
The Boise State Broncos head into the 2017 college football season in a familiar place: favorites by most to play for the Mountain West title. The Broncos return a young, but talented team led by Brett Rypien, one of the better quarterbacks in the...
J.P. Scott
3 days ago
Myles Gaskin, Washington Huskies Football
The Pac-12 boasts a talented group of running backs returning for 2017, as Washington’s Myles Gaskin, Oregon’s Royce Freeman and USC’s Ronald Jones are expected to challenge for All-America honors. Freeman missed most of last...
Steven Lassan
3 days ago
Dana Holgorsen
Despite being picked to finish sixth in the Big 12 by the media there is plenty of optimism surrounding West Virginia leading into the 2017 season.   Florida transfer quarterback Will Grier has been cleared to start the season coming off...
Jeremy Simon
3 days ago
Saquon Barkley
There is little debate as to who the top two running backs in college fantasy football are this year with LSU's Derrius Guice and Penn State's Saquon Barkley leading with way. Deciding on which to choose over the other is another story in...
Mike Bainbridge
3 days ago
Jake Bentley, South Carolina Gamecocks Football
It’s no secret quarterback play is an integral part of every college football team and its hopes of winning a national title, contending for a conference championship or simply making a bowl. And if you need any evidence, take a look at last...
Steven Lassan
3 days ago
Heading into 2016 season, the Missouri Valley Football Conference had the look of a conference that might become the first to gain six qualifiers in the FCS playoffs.   Four wins over FBS programs in September only strengthened the notion...
Craig Haley
3 days ago
Matt Canada, LSU Tigers Football
If there’s hope for an LSU offense that’s underachieved for the better part of … well, a really long time, it’s represented by former University of Pittsburgh tackle Brian O’Neill.   O’Neill — a...
Athlon Sports
3 days ago
Let me start my overview of the Pac-12 by saying USC is back and this is great not only for the conference, but also for college football in general. The past few seasons haven't been good to Trojans fans, but now they are back in the mix for a...
Matt Josephs
4 days ago
Kyle Whittingham
Utah has grown into a consistent pest in the Pac-12 over the past three seasons. The Utes have won at least nine games, won a bowl game and finished ranked in the Top 25 each of those years. Only one thing is missing from the checklist of...
John Coon
4 days ago
Unfortunately for college football fans, teams from the Big Ten and SEC rarely face each other more than once in the regular season. Why should we have to wait until late December and early January to see these two conferences clash in bowl games...
John La Fleur
4 days ago
Jacques Patrick, Florida State Seminoles Football
The ACC is losing a good bit of star power from the running back ranks from last year’s group. Florida State’s Dalvin Cook, Pitt’s James Conner and Clemson’s Wayne Gallman decided to leave early for the NFL, while NC State...
Steven Lassan
4 days ago
Jim Harbaugh, Michigan Wolverines Football
Wilton Speight was speaking after Michigan’s first spring practice in March when he let the world in on the philosophy that shapes every aspect of the Wolverines football program, from the replaceable starting quarterback to the superstar CEO...
Matt Fortuna
4 days ago
The common theme around the BYU football program right now is that of comfort. Everyone from the coaches to players and the supporting staff feel comfortable with the new regime under head coach Kalani Sitake in Provo. With that comfort though is...
Mitch Harper
5 days ago
Wikipedia describes the well-known series of British children's books entitled Where's Waldo? as consisting of “illustrations depicting dozens or more people doing a variety of amusing things at a given location while onlookers are...
Robert A. Boleyn
5 days ago
Lamar Jackson
You can make an argument that the ACC might be the toughest conference in the nation. You cannot, however, make the argument that Louisville will bear the brunt of its might.   When you look over what the Cardinals have to face in 2017, the...
Adam Kurkjian
5 days ago
And the big upset in the Southern Conference this year is... ?   Two of the bigger surprises in the FCS regular season the last two years were Mercer over Chattanooga in 2015 and Samford over East Tennessee State last year.   The...
Craig Haley
5 days ago
Matt Canada, LSU Tigers Football
The SEC once again had an active offseason in the assistant coach ranks. Of the league’s 14 teams, nine of those programs experienced some turnover or change at offensive or defensive coordinator. Matt Canada takes over as the new play-caller...
Steven Lassan
5 days ago

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