College Football Articles

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
Tyrone Owens, New Mexico Football
The New Mexico program is at a crossroads after seven straight losses to finish 2017, an offensive scheme change and off-field issues for coach Bob Davie, who served a 30-day suspension during spring practice for a violation of school policy. After...
Athlon Sports
3 weeks ago
Kevin Mensah, UConn Football
Coach Randy Edsall has a clear approach for his second stint at UConn, and the program -- after six tumultuous years following his first stint -- appears to be headed in the right direction. But it will likely take the upcoming season plus another...
Athlon Sports
3 weeks ago
Peyton Bender, Kansas Football
If one wants to take the most optimistic view of Kansas' upcoming season, it starts with this: The Jayhawks, according to Bill Connelly's research at SB Nation, return a combined 91 percent of their offensive and defensive production from...
Athlon Sports
3 weeks ago
Kyler Murray, Oklahoma QB
An 85-mile stretch of Oklahoma roads is all that usually connects Norman and Stillwater -- except in the fall, when college football grips folks standing on one side of the Bedlam line across every county.   Over the past three seasons,...
Athlon Sports
4 weeks ago
Stanford Cardinal RB Bryce Love
When you play talented teams, you will in turn have to battle talented players. Such is the case once again for Notre Dame this coming fall.   There's the stellar Michigan defense to open the year followed by All-American contenders and...
Jon Kinne
4 weeks ago
Wesley Fields
Players responded well to Georgia Southern head coach Chad Lunsford during his interim period in the second half of last season, but filling some roster holes and implementing scheme changes give him a heavy lift in Year 1. The top priority for...
Athlon Sports
4 weeks ago
Terrill Hanks, New Mexico State Football
In its final year in the Sun Belt, New Mexico State ended the nation's longest bowl drought at 57 years with a thrilling overtime victory over Utah State in the Arizona Bowl. The Aggies begin play as an FBS independent in 2018. Aggies coach...
Athlon Sports
4 weeks ago
Penny Hart, Georgia State Football
Shawn Elliott pushed Georgia State physically last season, trying to build a culture of toughness while getting them to believe the young Panthers could win. All things considered, going 7-5 with a bowl win over Western Kentucky was a better-...
Athlon Sports
4 weeks ago
Jamarius Way, South Alabama Football
New South Alabama head coach Steve Campbell was part of two Division II national titles, winning as a player at Troy in 1987 and as a head coach at Delta State in 2000. And he was head coach at Mississippi Gulf Coast for a 2007 junior college...
Athlon Sports
4 weeks ago
D'Andre Ferby, WKU Football
Western Kentucky combined for 23 wins and two C-USA titles in 2015 and '16, then fell last season to 6-7 -- the team's first losing record since 2010. One year after leading the nation with 7.65 yards per play in 2016, WKU plummeted to 96th...
Athlon Sports
4 weeks ago
Trey Ragas, Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns Football
Mark Hudspeth's first four seasons as Louisiana's head coach yielded identical 9-4 records and four consecutive wins in the New Orleans Bowl, which stands as the best run in school history. But it also raised expectations that he was unable...
Athlon Sports
4 weeks ago
Fermin Silva, FIU Football
FIU was probably ahead of schedule in Butch Davis' first season, winning eight games and posting a plus-.500 record in league play for the first time since going 5-3 in the Sun Belt in 2011. Davis has done an excellent job of recruiting and...
Athlon Sports
4 weeks ago
McKinley Whitfield, Tulsa Football
A 10-loss season in 2017 on the heels of a 10-win season was a stunning downturn for Tulsa marked by bad luck. In addition to a rash of 16 knee injuries, Tulsa lost five games that came down to the final possession. Can the Golden Hurricane reverse...
Athlon Sports
4 weeks ago
Andrew Ford, UMass Football
After starting 0-6, the UMass Minutemen won four of their last six games last year. To get off to a better start, they will look to on an offense that returns eight starters and several key reserves, while the defense hopes to build on a strong...
Athlon Sports
4 weeks ago
Ian Eriksen, Eastern Michigan Football
After Eastern Michigan qualified for its second bowl game in program history in 2016, last year could be considered a disappointment. To add to the frustration, six of the Eagles' seven losses came by seven points or fewer, including a five-...
Athlon Sports
4 weeks ago
Jonathan Ward, Central Michigan Football
Last year's Central Michigan offense received a boost when quarterback Shane Morris played his final year of eligibility for the Maroon and Gold after transferring from Michigan, but now CMU must turn to a new signal caller in sophomore Tony...
Athlon Sports
1 month ago
Jalen Rhodes, UTSA Football
The UTSA Roadrunners' defense finished fifth in the nation in yards allowed but got little help from the offense. Veteran coordinator Al Borges was brought in to fix an underachieving unit that failed to reach the end zone in the 2017 season...
Athlon Sports
1 month ago
Oshane Ximines, Old Dominion Football
Five seasons after restarting its program and moving up from the FCS ranks, Old Dominion joined Conference USA. In the four seasons since, the Monarchs have established themselves as a solid league member, winning 17 conference games and earning a...
Athlon Sports
1 month ago
Jake Luton, Oregon State Football
For the second time, Jonathan Smith is looking to lead a rebuild at Oregon State. The challenge may be more immense as a coach than when he took over as the Beavers' quarterback under coach Mike Riley (who is now his assistant).  ...
Athlon Sports
1 month ago
Arion Worthman
A year ago at this time, Air Force quarterback Arion Worthman looked ready to become one of the Mountain West's top offensive threats. He was dynamic as a sophomore, leading the Falcons to six straight wins, but he struggled in his second...
Athlon Sports
1 month ago
Gary Patterson, TCU Horned Frogs Football
The Big 12 coaching ranks feature an interesting blend of youth and rising stars to go with three coaches with at least 10 years of experience at their current job. TCU's Gary Patterson, Oklahoma State's Mike Gundy and Kansas State's...
Steven Lassan
1 month ago

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