College Football Articles

In the latest Cover 2 podcast, Braden Gall and Mitch Light regroup after Braden’s trip to Atlanta for SEC Media Days.   Items discussed:   • What is the biggest challenge facing college football?   • Larry...
Mitch Light
2 days ago
Jordan Asberry, Army Football
Army West Point does not pass the football very much. Almost never, in fact.   You will pass the ball more playing pickup football with your family on Thanksgiving, and you will likely complete more passes.   This doesn’t faze...
Athlon Sports
2 days ago
Some say SEC Media Days isn’t what it used to be, but there’s still some excitement if you know where to look.   Gone are the days of former coaches Steve Spurrier and Les Miles dazzling the media with wisecracks, and players...
Nick Cole
2 days ago
Myles Gaskin, Jake Browning Washington Huskies College Football
Off the pristine shore of Lake Washington sits Husky Stadium, the home of a powerhouse Don James built in his tenure as Washington Huskies football coach. Dubbed Dawgfather, James oversaw an unparalleled era of prosperity from 1975-92, the...
Kyle Kensing
3 days ago
D'Andre Swift, Georgia Bulldogs Football
The 2018 college football season features plenty of big-time talents returning at running back. Stanford’s Bryce Love returns for another run at the Heisman Trophy, while Wisconsin’s Jonathan Taylor, Alabama’s Damien Harris,...
Steven Lassan
3 days ago
D'Andre Swift, Georgia Bulldogs Football
The 2018 college football season features plenty of big-time talents returning at running back. Stanford’s Bryce Love returns for another run at the Heisman Trophy, while Wisconsin’s Jonathan Taylor, Alabama’s Damien Harris,...
Steven Lassan
3 days ago
John Franklin III
There they sit on National Signing Day, colorful hats before them, smiles rolling across their faces amid beaming, proud parents, teachers and coaches, knowing that ardent fan bases are holding their collective breaths in anticipation of a dramatic...
Athlon Sports
3 days ago
John Franklin III
There they sit on National Signing Day, colorful hats before them, smiles rolling across their faces amid beaming, proud parents, teachers and coaches, knowing that ardent fan bases are holding their collective breaths in anticipation of a dramatic...
Athlon Sports
3 days ago
Wisconsin Badgers QB Alex Hornibrook
The Big Ten was left out of the College Football Playoff last season, but Wisconsin was one win away from essentially punching its ticket for the four-team playoff. A loss in the Big Ten Championship Game knocked Wisconsin from the ranks of...
Kevin McGuire
3 days ago
The Pac-12 has got a lot of talent returning, but the big question is if the conference can get a coveted spot in the College Football Playoff. Washington was spectacular once again last year, but the Huskies went to the Fiesta Bowl where they lost...
Matt Josephs
4 days ago
Oklahoma Sooners College Football
The change to college football’s redshirt rule will redefine roster management across the sport, according to Oklahoma Sooners head coach Lincoln Riley.   How? He’s not quite sure.   Under the new rule, players can play in...
Allen Kenney
4 days ago
Michigan Wolverines College Football
Despite a vastly underwhelming 2017 season, expectations are considerably high for the Michigan Wolverines entering next year. Coming in at No. 5 in Athlon Sports' Top 25, the Wolverines bring back 14 starters and are...
Mike Bainbridge
4 days ago
Notre Dame Fighting Irish QB Brandon Wimbush
It’s been an up-and-down three-year run for the Notre Dame football program. While there have been some off-the-field issues, the on-field results have been tumultuous as well.   The 2015 Fiesta Bowl season was followed by the 4-8...
Jon Kinne
4 days ago
The Big 12 will feature the usual suspects at the top with others trying to climb the mountain to relevancy. Lincoln Riley is hyping the conference up by saying Georgia would not be as good if the Bulldogs had to run through their gauntlet. All I...
Matt Josephs
5 days ago
Tua Tagovailoa, Alabama Crimson Tide Football
With Baker Mayfield, Sam Darnold, Josh Rosen, Lamar Jackson and a handful of other standouts departing after the 2017 season, college football lost several of its stars at the quarterback position. While this position is replacing some big names,...
Steven Lassan
5 days ago
Tua Tagovailoa, Alabama Crimson Tide Football
With Baker Mayfield, Sam Darnold, Josh Rosen, Lamar Jackson and a handful of other standouts departing after the 2017 season, college football lost several of its stars at the quarterback position. While this position is replacing some big names,...
Steven Lassan
5 days ago
Michigan State CB Justin Layne
The Big Ten certainly has its share of College Football Playoff contenders in the 2018 season. But while Ohio State and Michigan grab most of the attention and Penn State states its case for inclusion in the playoff discussion, the Michigan State...
Kevin McGuire
5 days ago
Ohio State Buckeyes head coach Urban Meyer
Coming off a 12-2 season that included a Big Ten championship and a Cotton Bowl victory over USC, Ohio State fans were left with a feeling of wanting more. After all, the Buckeyes finished fifth in the final polls of the season, looking in from the...
Chip Minnich
5 days ago
There is a buzz in the air in Tallahassee with the hire of new Florida State head coach Willie Taggart. Taggart has brought enthusiasm back to the program and so far, has been excellent on the recruiting trail.   For Taggart to keep the...
Mike Ferguson
5 days ago
Good for you, Jimbo Fisher.   One must be oozing with self-confidence to show up at SEC Media Days and entertain winning national championships before winning his first game in the league.   Texas A&M’s $75-million-dollar-...
Nick Cole
5 days ago
Arizona State coach Herm Edwards
New Arizona State head coach Herman Edwards takes over the interview after a half an hour and evangelizes for 20 uninterrupted minutes, unburdened by specific questions. He preaches. He sells. He talks Xs and Os and technique. He proselytizes with...
Athlon Sports
5 days ago
Jim Harbaugh
The Big Ten will be a fun conference to watch this year with the usual teams fighting at the top while several others in the middle try to edge their way in. Scott Frost is going to try to get Nebraska back where it belongs while Jim Harbaugh tries...
Matt Josephs
6 days ago
It’s easy for FCS college football fans to know the exploits of, say, North Dakota State quarterback Easton Stick or UC Davis wide receiver Keelan Doss.   Win a most outstanding player award in the national championship game or be one...
Craig Haley
6 days ago
Tua Tagovailoa, Alabama Crimson Tide Football
Major League Baseball’s 2018 All-Star Game is slated for Tuesday night, July 16 at Nationals Park in Washington D.C. While the Midsummer Classic won’t satisfy the hunger for football at this point in the summer, the All-Star...
Steven Lassan
6 days ago
Trace McSorley, Penn State Nittany Lions Football
Major League Baseball’s 2018 All-Star Game is slated for Tuesday night, July 16 at Nationals Park in Washington D.C. While the Midsummer Classic won’t satisfy the hunger for football at this point in the summer, the All-Star...
Steven Lassan
6 days ago

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