College Football Articles

Stanford Cardinal head coach David Shaw
Stanford football proved in 2017 that while Washington may be back on the rise, the Cardinal remain kings of the North. Their divisional title last season made four in the brief history of the Pac-12 post-expansion. In fact, Stanford's now...
Kyle Kensing
3 weeks ago
Utah Utes head coach Kyle Whittingham
Last season turned out to be an uneven one for Utah. The Utes opened 2017 with four straight wins, then ran off four straight losses before recovering to reach a bowl game for the fourth consecutive season. It promises to be a much different story...
John Coon
3 weeks ago
Kentucky Wildcats College Football
For a Kentucky Wildcats team that entered its bye week 5-1 and a contender in the SEC East, a 7-6 finish was certainly a disappointment. The Wildcats lost their final two regular-season games by an average of 28 points before falling by the...
Juan Jose Rodriguez
3 weeks ago
Nik Needham, UTEP Football
UTEP's disastrous 2017 was all about its offense. The coordinator was fired three weeks in, head coach Sean Kugler was out the door two weeks after that, and the Miners went on to finish dead last nationally in points scored and yards gained....
Athlon Sports
3 weeks ago
Jim Jones, Kent State Football
Head coach Sean Lewis, the youngest head coach in the country (age 31), has supplied a much-needed jolt of energy to a Kent State program that's been beaten down for decades. But keeping the mood positive once the season opens will be difficult...
Athlon Sports
3 weeks ago
Aaron Cephus, Rice Football
After a successful run as a Stanford assistant, first-year head coach Mike Bloomgren inherits a Rice program coming off three consecutive losing seasons. He spent the spring instilling a physical brand he wants to be the Owls' calling card....
Athlon Sports
3 weeks ago
Ben DeLuca, Charlotte Football
In just its sixth season, Charlotte is still a relatively young football program. But in the wake of last season's program-worst 1-11 campaign, it was time to take an honest look at where things stood, leading to an overhaul of the coaching...
Athlon Sports
3 weeks ago
Anthony D. Taylor, Texas State Football
After spending one season at Mississippi State, former offensive coordinator Brett Elliott is back at Texas State as the quarterbacks coach. In Elliott's lone season at Texas State (2016), he was instrumental in recruiting multiple quarterbacks...
Athlon Sports
3 weeks ago
In the latest Cover 2 podcast, Braden Gall, Mitch Light and Steven Lassan take an in-depth look at the college football coaching world.   Items discussed:   • What are the factors considered when compiling the ranking?  ...
Mitch Light
3 weeks ago
College Football 130 Team Rankings for 2018
Ranking all 130 college football teams for 2018 is no easy task, but it's never too early to think about the upcoming season. Alabama and Clemson have met for three consecutive years in the College Football Playoff and a fourth matchup seems to...
Steven Lassan
3 weeks ago
College Football 130 Team Rankings for 2018
Ranking all 130 college football teams for 2018 is no easy task, but it's never too early to think about the upcoming season. Alabama and Clemson have met for three consecutive years in the College Football Playoff and a fourth matchup seems to...
Steven Lassan
3 weeks ago
Georgia Bulldogs 2018
The Georgia Bulldogs’ road to SEC supremacy and an appearance in the national championship game was anything but easy last season. The path back to prominence appears to be far less daunting in 2018. Georgia is one of just two SEC teams that...
Rob McVey
3 weeks ago
Penn State Nittany Lions head coach James Franklin
Penn State may be looking to replace a good number of key players from last year’s team, but a challenging schedule ahead of the Nittany Lions actually throws a few favors to James Franklin and Trace McSorley and the rest of the program....
Kevin McGuire
3 weeks ago
Virginia Tech Hokies College Football
Virginia Tech loses its all-time leading receiver in Cam Phillips and a stalwart offensive lineman in Wyatt Teller. On defense, the Edmunds brothers need to be replaced along with Andrew Motuapuaka, Greg Stroman and several other key...
Jon Kinne
3 weeks ago
Tyler Nevens, San Jose State Football
Erratic quarterback play and a plethora of injuries on defense torpedoed Brent Brennan's first season at San Jose State. Questions remain at quarterback; the spring game offered some optimism, but new offensive coordinator Kevin McGiven has his...
Athlon Sports
3 weeks ago
Defending FCS national champion North Dakota State will be favored to win each of its 11 regular-season games in 2018 barring something wildly unforeseen (maybe Carson Wentz and the Philadelphia Eagles will be subbed in for North Alabama?)....
Craig Haley
3 weeks ago
Buckshot Calvert, Liberty Football
All of the momentum Liberty had at the beginning of last season following the announcement of the transition to the FBS and the landmark victory at Baylor is gone after the Flames struggled late in the year. The heartbreaking loss in the season...
Athlon Sports
3 weeks ago
Kilton Anderson, Coastal Carolina Football
Coastal Carolina's greatest addition this year will likely be the return of head coach Joe Moglia, who missed the entire 2017 season while on a sabbatical to deal with medical condition. Moglia, the acting chairman of the board at TD Ameritrade...
Athlon Sports
3 weeks ago
Trevon Brown, East Carolina Football
After back-to-back 3-9 finishes, East Carolina coach Scottie Montgomery desperately needs to show some progress this season. The downturn in football fortunes has already cost athletic director Jeff Compher his job.   Previewing East...
Athlon Sports
3 weeks ago
Jahlani Tavai, Hawaii Football
After seven seasons without a winning record, Hawaii returns to its run-and-shoot roots for the first time since 2011 in an attempt to change its lagging fortunes. The offense that June Jones made popular in the islands from 1999-2007 is the most...
Athlon Sports
3 weeks ago
Bryce Love, Stanford
The 2017 season was a down year for the Pac-12. However, the league’s fortunes could change quickly in 2018. Washington is a contender for the College Football Playoff, Stanford returns a Heisman candidate in running back Bryce Love, and new...
Bryan Fischer
3 weeks ago
All-America Football Team
The 2018 college football season is just around the corner, and it’s time to honor the best of the best for the upcoming year. The Big Ten and SEC are considered by most to be the top conferences for 2018, so it should be no...
Steven Lassan
3 weeks ago
All-America Football Team
The 2018 college football season is just around the corner, and it’s time to honor the best of the best for the upcoming year. The Big Ten and SEC are considered by most to be the top conferences for 2018, so it should be no...
Steven Lassan
3 weeks ago
Caleb Huntley, Ball State Football
Injuries sabotaged the 2017 season for Ball State before the Cardinals could get anything going. Not that Mike Neu's Cardinals planned to challenge Oklahoma for the title of college's best offense, but it's crucial to remember that Ball...
Athlon Sports
3 weeks ago
Andrew Clair, Bowling Green Football
Bowling Green and coach Mike Jinks are desperate to see their fortunes trend upward after a clumsy couple of seasons. BG's recruiting classes have been ranked in the top three in the MAC the past two years, and the addition of Carl Pelini to...
Athlon Sports
3 weeks ago

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