College Football Articles

David Shaw and Chris Petersen
LOS ANGELES — Rivalries are part of the lifeblood of college football about as much as anything.   One can rarely talk about Alabama without later mentioning Auburn. Duke and North Carolina dominate the national conversation as much...
Bryan Fischer
3 hours ago
Sam Hubbard
In February 2014, Ohio State head coach Urban Meyer and his staff signed a group of 23 players that was ranked third by 247Sports.com, behind only Alabama and LSU. Of those 23 players signed, only five left the program due to transfer, injury...
Chip Minnich
3 hours ago
J.T. Barrett
The Big Ten has plenty of reasons to feel optimistic about the upcoming 2017 college football season, but it is once again faced with having to look for some redemption following a poor showing in its bowl games. And the Big Ten will see plenty of...
Kevin McGuire
4 hours ago
Since the 2000 college football season, fans of the LSU Tigers have embraced each year as an opportunity for greatness. The high expectations were given to the devout fan base with the arrival of Nick Saban (2000-04) and continuing with Les Miles (...
Ryan Wright
4 hours ago
In Mark Richt's first year at Miami, the team finished 9-4 on the strength of winning the last five games of the season. That strong finish is one of the reasons why many not only expect the Hurricanes to win the ACC Coastal Division, but they...
Antwan Staley
5 hours ago
Kliff Kingsbury, Texas Tech Red Raiders Football
If Kliff Kingsbury needs any further reminder about exactly why the shouts for his removal became so loud last year, he need look no further than his bank statement. “We know what we signed up for, and we get paid a lot of money to do it,...
Athlon Sports
5 hours ago
Non-conference play turned into a disaster for the Big 12 on the whole in 2016. For every step forward such as Texas’ season-opening win over Notre Dame, a giant leap backwards, such as Ohio State throttling the conference champs, popped up...
Allen Kenney
1 day ago
In some ways, Sam Houston State football gets a bum rap.   The Bearkats have the second-most wins among FCS programs in the 2010s (behind North Dakota State) and make deep playoff runs, including two national runner-up finishes.   Yet...
Craig Haley
1 day ago
In Feb. 2014, Ohio State head coach Urban Meyer and his staff were able to sign a class of 23 players. Of those 23, only five left the program due to transfer, injury, or retirement. The other 18 players have either emerged as starters or...
Chip Minnich
1 day ago
Kentucky put an end to its six-year bowl drought last season and returns 16 starters from that team. That puts head coach Mark Stoops and company in good position to make it back-to-back postseason appearances for the first time since the 2008-09...
Mark Ross
1 day ago
Last season, Florida played in the SEC Championship Game for the second year in a row. And once again, the Gators lost to Alabama in Atlanta, this time to the tune of a 54-16 beatdown. Florida was able to rebound with a convincing 30-3 victory over...
Antwan Staley
1 day ago
I don't know if it's possible for a conference to have a better season then the ACC did in 2016. They had the national champion as well as the Orange Bowl champion in Florida State. Six other teams won their bowl games and Lamar Jackson...
Matt Josephs
1 day ago
Tom Herman, Texas Longhorns Football
When Tom Herman took over at Houston in 2015, he found it hard at first to convince players, administrators and even fans that the way the program operated had to change — in a big way. What did he know, anyway? Here was a guy who had never...
Athlon Sports
1 day ago
Baker Mayfield
The Oklahoma Sooners are learning to live without Bob Stoops on the sidelines for the first time in nearly two decades.   In Lincoln Riley, OU’s detractors likely see a 33-year-old with zero experience as a head coach. Pro-OU...
Allen Kenney
2 days ago
On Feb. 5, 2014, Ohio State head coach Urban Meyer expressed some disappointment that the Buckeyes did not sign the nation's top-ranked recruiting class. Ranked third in the country by 247Sports.com behind Alabama and LSU, Ohio State signed 23...
Chip Minnich
2 days ago
James Franklin
After taking the Big Ten by storm and knocking on the doorstep of the College Football Playoff, Penn State looks to take the next step with one of the top offenses in the nation.   Finally back to full strength and catching up in a big way...
Kevin McGuire
2 days ago
The SEC has once again upped the ante with this year's slate of non-conference games. In fact, the vast majority of college football's top matchups for weeks 1 and 2 will feature teams from the SEC.   The overwhelming theme for this...
Rob McVey
2 days ago
Quinton Flowers
It was a great 2016 for the American Athletic Conference (AAC), as Temple, Navy, USF and Houston all had fantastic seasons. Granted, this success didn't carry over to bowl games with three of those four teams losing.   But that success...
Matt Josephs
2 days ago
The debate has raged in college football circles this offseason. Has the ACC eclipsed the SEC as the dominant conference in the sport?   Perhaps a clearer answer may emerge this season as ACC and SEC foes square off nine times this fall....
Jon Kinne
2 days ago
Kevin Wilson, Ohio State Buckeyes Football
College football’s coordinator carousel featured a handful of big names on the move for the 2017 season. Ohio State hired former Indiana head coach Kevin Wilson to coordinate the offense, while Todd Orlando followed Tom Herman from Houston to...
Steven Lassan
2 days ago
Kevin Wilson, Ohio State Buckeyes Football
College football’s coordinator carousel featured a handful of big names on the move for the 2017 season. Ohio State hired former Indiana head coach Kevin Wilson to coordinate the offense, while Todd Orlando followed Tom Herman from Houston to...
Steven Lassan
2 days ago
West Virginia Mountaineers Football
Every fan has experienced it. Your team has the ball in scoring position. It’s a big moment. And before you can say, “Run the dang ball!” your quarterback is cocking back to lob the football toward the back corner of the end zone...
Athlon Sports
2 days ago
West Virginia Mountaineers Football
Every fan has experienced it. Your team has the ball in scoring position. It’s a big moment. And before you can say, “Run the dang ball!” your quarterback is cocking back to lob the football toward the back corner of the end zone...
Athlon Sports
2 days ago
Mike Leach
Back-to-back winning seasons punctuated with bowl games have changed Washington State's football fortunes. The Cougars enter a new season poised to be a stiff challenger to Washington and Stanford in the battle for the Pac-12 North crown....
John Coon
3 days ago
This will be the most scrutinized article of these college football conference-by-conference previews simply because it’s the SEC. As Auburn head coach Gus Malzahn once said, "This is a man's league, if you aren't in it, you won...
Matt Josephs
3 days ago

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