College Football Articles

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
7 min 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
37 min 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
21 hours 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
22 hours 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
23 hours 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
1 day 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
1 day 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
1 day 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
1 day 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
1 day 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
1 day 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
2 days ago
Shaq Quarterman, Miami Hurricanes Football
The coordinates were constantly shifting, but the lateral boundaries always stretched from one sideline to the other. In Miami’s Orange Bowl nearly three decades years ago, Micheal Barrow, Darrin Smith and Jessie Armstead roamed an area they...
Athlon Sports
2 days ago
Phillip Lindsay
The Colorado Buffaloes put together a dream season in 2016, breaking an eight-year postseason drought in a big way by winning the Pac-12 South Division. Colorado also put together its first 10-win season since 2001. Despite back-to-back blowout...
Nicholas Ian Allen
2 days ago
Lamar Jackson
For those of you that play pro fantasy football, it's pretty standard knowledge that running backs are always the first to come off the board. Not so much with college fantasy. Dual-threat quarterbacks are far more prevalent in the college game...
Mike Bainbridge
2 days ago
It was a good regular season in 2016 for the Big Ten, but the conference came up short in its three biggest bowl games. Ohio State proved to be no match for Clemson in the College Football Playoff while Penn State (Rose Bowl) and Michigan (Orange...
Matt Josephs
2 days ago
Peter Sirmon, Louisville Cardinals Football
The ACC’s coordinator carousel was relatively light on changes for the 2017 season. Five of the league’s 14 teams had some sort of switch in title or coordinator calling the plays. Louisville was the only team to make a change on both...
Steven Lassan
2 days ago
Jack Cichy
If you asked most experts, Wisconsin's 2016 football season wasn't supposed to end with 11 wins, a division title and a win in a New Year's Six bowl. But just like the Badgers have done for the better part of the last decade,...
J.P. Scott
3 days ago
Urban Meyer, Ohio State Buckeyes Football
In 2012, the SEC’s perceived dominance over the rest of college football was an unquestioned fact of life in the sport. Five years later, the conference with the most money, most fertile recruiting base and most passionate following looks...
Athlon Sports
3 days ago
The 2016 season didn't end well for Boise State football. After losing the season finale to Air Force, the Broncos missed out on appearing in the Mountain West's championship Game. As if that wasn't bad enough, they were subsequently...
J.P. Scott
5 days ago
Trace McSorley, Saquan Barkley, Penn State Nittany Lions Football
Ohio State is still Ohio State. Even after a 31-point decimation at the hands of eventual national champion Clemson, the Buckeyes are still the class of the Big Ten. But maybe they’re no longer alone: After all, Penn State beat OSU and...
Athlon Sports
6 days ago
David Shaw
A trying stretch in the middle of the season that included two blowout losses, a quarterback controversy that lasted almost until Halloween, and... Stanford still won 10 games in 2016.   For perspective on just how good this program has...
Kyle Kensing
6 days ago
Jonah Trinnaman
Numbers and stats haven’t caught fire in college football like we see in basketball or baseball, but we can still pick up on trends from some key statistics.   Here are 10 statistics from the BYU football program that you should be...
Mitch Harper
6 days ago
Justin Crawford, West Virginia Football
The Big 12 features a solid collection of running backs at the top of the league, as West Virginia’s Justin Crawford, Oklahoma State’s Justice Hill, Baylor’s Terence Williams and TCU’s Kyle Hicks are back after rushing for...
Steven Lassan
1 week ago
Ed Oliver, Houston Cougars Football
Ed Oliver could’ve gone to almost any college in America, at least any college with a football program.   That’s the luxury afforded to 6'2", 277-pound blue-chip defensive tackles who are blessed with enough speed to...
Athlon Sports
1 week ago

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