College Football Articles

Ronald Jones II
As expected, USC did not make the College Football Playoff in 2016. The Trojans were impressive in their own right, however, as they earned a trip to the Rose Bowl as one of the at-large teams playing in a New Year’s Six Bowl. And USC did...
Josh Webb
17 hours ago
As we continue our conference-by-conference previews of college football win totals, our focus shifts to the Mountain West. Boise State is going to be fantastic once again, but there are some other contenders with Colorado State, Wyoming and San...
Matt Josephs
18 hours ago
There are several challenges that face the Pittsburgh football team in 2017. First, they will have to replace running back James Conner and all he meant on and off the field. There will be a new look on offense with coordinator Matt Canada now in...
Jon Kinne
19 hours ago
Josh Adams, Notre Dame Fighting Irish Football
When Notre Dame takes the field for its season opener at home on Sept. 2, a majority of last year's starters will once again be in uniform for the first drive. However, there will be plenty of new starters — especially on offense —...
Juan Jose Rodriguez
19 hours ago
Nick Chubb and Sony Michel, Georgia Bulldogs Football
The SEC should own the title as college football’s best conference for running backs in 2017. Georgia’s Nick Chubb, Alabama’s Bo Scarbrough, Auburn’s Kamryn Pettway and LSU’s Derrius Guice rank among the nation’s...
Steven Lassan
20 hours ago
Baker Mayfield, Oklahoma Sooners Football
Baker Mayfield’s 2016 season will go down as one of the most effective years by any quarterback in the Bob Stoops era at Oklahoma. His place as a Heisman finalist in New York merely underscored what was evident from an 11–2 season that...
Athlon Sports
20 hours ago
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
3 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
3 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
3 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
3 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
3 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
3 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
3 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
3 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
4 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
4 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
4 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
4 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
4 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
4 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
4 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
5 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
5 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
5 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
5 days ago

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