College Football Articles

By Steven Lassan (@AthlonSteven on Twitter) When the preseason magazines and polls are released every year, no team generates as much discussion as Notre Dame. The Irish are one of the most polarizing teams in college football, and the hype for...
Steven Lassan
6 years ago
The Pac-10 has become the Pac-12, bringing the first alignment change to the conference in 33 years. There are divisions for the first time. There is a new league championship game. However, in the middle of all this massive renovation are the...
Steven Lassan
6 years ago
Looking at Brady Hoke’s big, linebacker’s body, it isn’t hard to imagine him as a little kid, riding a Stingray bike with the banana seat to a pee-wee football game, black-and-gold helmet gleaming in the autumn sun and the last bit of his...
webweary
6 years ago
By Steven Lassan (@AthlonSteven on Twitter) Here's a look at the top transfers to watch for 2011. Quarterbacks Terrance Broadway (Houston to UL Lafayette) – Broadway ranked as the No. 16 quarterback in the 2010 recruiting class by...
Steven Lassan
6 years ago
The coaches’ responses were measured and polite. They attempted to deflect any controversy. You could tell they had thought about what they would say. Rehearsed it, even. “The programs are bigger than any one person.” “He and I are very...
Steven Lassan
6 years ago
-By Braden Gall (@AthlonBraden) The 2006 recruiting class of quarterbacks is probably the best collection of college signal callers of the modern recruiting era. Two Heisman Trophy winners, six first round NFL Draft picks (including two No. 1...
Braden Gall
6 years ago
  For North Carolina, the 2010 football season ended in fitting fashion — with a bizarre mix of chaos, confusion and perseverance swirling together and leaving everyone puzzled. In the final seconds of regulation in the Music City Bowl, with...
webweary
6 years ago
By Braden Gall (@AthlonBraden) It is the dead of winter in East Brady, Penn. The calendar is about to flip to 1979 and Joe Paterno is sitting in your living room. He says something to the effect of "We love you kid. Here is a scholarship. Come...
Braden Gall
6 years ago
Oklahoma did in 2010 what it always seems to do — win the Big 12 championship, a record seventh title in the relatively brief annals of the conference. And with starters returning seemingly everywhere and Nebraska gone and Texas down and few real...
Steven Lassan
6 years ago
By Steven Lassan (@AthlonSteven on Twitter) Whether they sat out a year or used a waiver to get immediate eligibility, these transfers have potential to make an instant impact in 2011. Some players like Russell Wilson will have an impact on...
Steven Lassan
6 years ago
After reaching the ACC Championship Game in Jimbo Fisher’s first season as head coach, there’s no reason to believe Florida State won’t be there again in 2011. The Seminoles return 17 starters from a team that won 10 games and went 6–2 in...
Steven Lassan
6 years ago
By Steven Lassan (@AthlonSteven on Twitter) Bill Stewart wasn’t the most popular hire when he was promoted to head coach after the 2008 Fiesta Bowl win over Oklahoma. Although Stewart was a West Virginia man and a respected assistant, many...
Steven Lassan
6 years ago
With the completion of Athlon's 2011 preseason Top 25, it's time to take a look at the rest of the rankings, continuing with No. 101through No. 120. Previous rankings - Top 25, No. 26 through No. 40, No. 41 through No. 60, No. 61...
Steven Lassan
6 years ago
With the completion of Athlon's 2011 preseason Top 25, it's time to take a look at the rest of the rankings, continuing with No. 81 through No. 100. Previous rankings - Top 25, No. 26 through No. 40, No. 41 through No. 60 and No. 61...
Steven Lassan
6 years ago
With the completion of Athlon's 2011 preseason Top 25, it's time to take a look at the rest of the rankings, continuing with No. 61 through No. 80. Previous rankings - Top 25, No. 26 through No. 40 and No. 41 through No. 60. 61. UCLA Heading...
Steven Lassan
6 years ago
-by Braden Gall (@AthlonBraden) THE Ohio State University has won at least a share of the Big Ten Championship in each of the last six seasons, but with Jim Tressel and Terrelle Pryor out of Columbus, it is safe to say that the Buckeyes will...
Braden Gall
6 years ago
With the completion of Athlon's 2011 preseason Top 25, it's time to take a look at the rest of the rankings, continuing with No. 41 through No. 60. Previous rankings - Top 25, No. 26 through No. 40 and No. 61-80. 41. Pittsburgh The...
Steven Lassan
6 years ago
Sometimes a coach inherits a bad team. In some cases, through recruiting, game plan and inspiration, that coach can turn a bad team into a good or even great team. The guys on this list are not those coaches. Here are the 20 worst coaching...
Athlon Sports
6 years ago
With the completion of Athlon's 2011 preseason Top 25, it's time to take a look at the rest of the rankings. Also check out No. 41 through No. 60 and No. 61 through No. 80. 26. Iowa Unlike a year ago, this team won’t be burdened by...
Steven Lassan
6 years ago
- By Steven Lassan (@AthlonSteven on Twitter) Despite a distraction-filled offseason and the suspensions of Terrelle Pryor, Daniel Herron, DeVier Posey and Mike Adams for the first five games of 2011, Ohio State was expected by most...
Steven Lassan
6 years ago
The BCS National Champion is..? That is the question the Athlon Editors tackle each spring when we sit down to predict the upcoming college football season. Schedules, returning starters, statistics, coaching changes, recruiting classes, head-...
Braden Gall
6 years ago
Is Auburn the 2004 National Champion? A curious questions since the USC Trojans were clearly the best team in the nation in 2004. No offense to that fantastic Auburn football team that beat multiple top-15 teams and had various first round...
Braden Gall
6 years ago
The Natural The story of Bubba Starling has evolved into a Midwestern myth over the course of his high school career at Edgerton (Kan.). To hear it told, the lanky 6’5”, 195-pound two-sport star was Paul Bunyan with a wood bat in his hands at...
Nathan Rush
6 years ago
Robert Griffin III does everything fast. Sure, there’s the obvious, like earning track All-America honors and winning a Big 12 championship in the 400-meter hurdles, or rushing for 843 yards and 13 touchdowns as a true freshman. There have been...
webweary
6 years ago
Athlon Sports recently held its first college fantasy football mock draft for 2011. As expected, there were many interesting observations and questions raised during the draft. Over the next couple of days, the drafters will give their thoughts...
Steven Lassan
6 years ago

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