College Football Articles

Artavis Scott
While offensive and defensive lines are arguably more important to the success of any college football team, it’s the skill talent – running backs or receivers – and quarterbacks that generate most of the preseason...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Eight years is a lifetime for a college football program. In 2008, Mack Brown’s Texas program had not yet collapsed. Mark Mangino and Kansas were coming off a 12-win season. Penn State was still cruising along with Joe Paterno. Urban Meyer...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Jabrill Peppers
The start of a new college football season is just weeks away. This fall a number of players will be taking on a brand new position in a game for the first time, and many could play a key role in their respective teams’ chances to win some...
Kevin McGuire
1 year ago
Leonard Fournette
While every college football team would prefer to have an established, superstar No. 1 running back, using a committee of options is the preferred approach to save wear and tear on the starter. Some teams prefer to split the carry...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Greg Ward
The quarterback is easily the most important on-field position for any college football team. Signal-callers can truly make their teammates better and enhance their play on the field. While quarterback - especially proven ones - are valuable,...
Lance Dozier
1 year ago
Oregon Ducks
The Pac-12 conference goes under the microscope as hosts Braden Gall, Mitch Light and David Fox wrap up their Power 5 conference previews.   - Why are there no Pac-12 teams ranked in Athlon Sports' top 10? Does this mean that the league...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
College Football's 2016 All-Name Team
The last month of the college football offseason has been full of endless preseason polls, All-America and all-conference teams and watch lists. And with the season now just 18 days away, it’s time to finally unveil the list we’ve all...
Jim Weber
1 year ago
Baker Mayfield
The quarterback is easily the most important on-field position for any college football team. Signal-callers can truly make their teammates better and enhance their play on the field. While quarterback - especially proven ones - are valuable,...
Lance Dozier
1 year ago
Tom Herman
Whether it’s a player, team or coach, the next big thing is always on the minds of fans for all 128 college football programs. Regardless of the job or program, coaches are always under the microscope and under to pressure to win – and...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Dozens of coaches every year go to bed one night in the winter having just realized a dream. Maybe they’ve taken their first head coaching job; maybe they’ve reached the top of the profession.   Everything is grand.   By...
David Fox
1 year ago
College football coaches are gifts the world didn't know it needed.    These guys are all business on Saturdays, but there are times you can see the human element of them start to creep in. Mastering social media is a different...
Jasmine Watkins
1 year ago
Luke Falk
The Pac-12 is usually home to some of college football's best quarterbacks and high-powered offenses. That trend should hold true once again in 2016, as Washington State's Luke Falk and UCLA's Josh Rosen are two of the top quarterbacks...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Oklahoma Sooners
It's not easy getting college football coaches to honestly comment on another coach, player or team. Most coaches don't want to give opposing teams billboard material, which is why there is a lot of coach speak or overused cliches...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
This side of the Pac-12 also will be intriguing although there doesn't figure to be a College Football Playoff representative here. USC, Utah and UCLA were the top three teams last year and should be again this season, although maybe not in the...
Matt Josephs
1 year ago
Zach Terrell
The quarterback is easily the most important on-field position for any college football team. Signal-callers can truly make their teammates better and enhance their play on the field. While quarterback - especially proven ones - are valuable,...
Lance Dozier
1 year ago
Chad Kelly
Uncertainty surrounds the quarterback position in the SEC for the 2016 season. Ole Miss’ Chad Kelly and Tennessee’s Joshua Dobbs are the league’s top returning options. However, the question marks begin after Kelly and Dobbs. LSU...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Michigan Wolverines
It's not easy getting college football coaches to honestly comment on another coach, player or team. Most coaches don't want to give opposing teams billboard material, which is why there is a lot of coach speak or overused cliches...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Jarrad Davis
Considering the Florida Gators won 10 games and the SEC East last season after many had low expectations for the team, they’re not receiving a lot of preseason love from the media.   It is probably because the Gators were non-...
Antwan Staley
1 year ago
Braden Gall, Mitch Light and David Fox are back previewing the Power 5. Today, we dive deep into Big Ten country.   - First, the nine-game conference schedule? What are the advantages and disadvantages and do we like it? Who is it good for?...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
Stacy Coley
There’s a lot of buzz surrounding the University of Miami’s football program and for good reason. The team hired former Georgia head coach Mark Richt last December and has arguably one of the best quarterbacks in college football in...
Antwan Staley
1 year ago
Deshaun Watson
Led by Clemson’s Deshaun Watson, the ACC has a solid group of quarterbacks returning for the 2016 season. Watson is the Heisman frontrunner and a big reason why the Tigers are a favorite by some to reach the national championship. But there...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Oregon Ducks
It's not easy getting college football coaches to honestly comment on another coach, player or team. Most coaches don't want to give opposing teams billboard material, which is why there is a lot of coach speak or overused cliches...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Tanner Mangum
It's not easy getting college football coaches to honestly comment on another coach, player or team. Most coaches don't want to give opposing teams billboard material, which is why there is a lot of coach speak or overused cliches...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Les Miles
The 2016 season is a “win or go home” affair for LSU head coach Les Miles after avoiding the axe at the end of the last year’s 9-3 campaign. A national championship does not necessarily need to be had but a win against Alabama is...
Ryan Wright
1 year ago
The quarterback is easily the most important on-field position for any college football team. Signal-callers can truly make their teammates better and enhance their play on the field. While quarterback - especially proven ones - are valuable,...
Lance Dozier
1 year ago

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