College Football Articles

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
Consider 2016 the "Year of the Running Back" around the Pac-12. The conference is loaded at a position recently dismissed as expendable at various levels of football, but this current crop of ball carriers around the West refute that...
Kyle Kensing
1 year ago
Jimbo Fisher
After what was seen by many as a rebuilding year in 2015, all systems seem to be go for Florida State to again compete for a national championship this fall. The Seminoles finished 10-3 and reached the Peach Bowl last season after winning the...
Mike Ferguson
1 year ago
J.T. Barrett
Uncertainty is the best way to describe the Big Ten and its group of quarterbacks for 2016. Ohio State’s J.T. Barrett and Iowa’s C.J. Beathard are the league’s best returning signal-callers, but the question marks begin after No....
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Alabama Crimson Tide
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
Lane Kiffin must get a kick out of trolling fans of his former school on Twitter. The ex-Vols coach just can't get enough.   The Alabama offensive coordinator tweeted out a link about Tennessee having top-level recruits fleeing the state...
Jasmine Watkins
1 year ago
Talkin' season, as Steve Spurrier once eloquently deemed it, is almost over. SEC teams are now getting ready for fall camp and players are dreading those brutal August practices. While practice is tough, it is rewarding. There is always...
Cody McClure
1 year ago
Talkin' season, as Steve Spurrier once eloquently deemed it, is almost over. SEC teams are now getting ready for fall camp and players are dreading those brutal August practices. While practice is tough, it is rewarding. There is always...
Cody McClure
1 year ago
Baker Mayfield
Oklahoma’s Baker Mayfield and Texas Tech’s Patrick Mahomes headline a solid group of quarterbacks returning in the Big 12 for 2016. Mayfield is one of the leading Heisman contenders and should pick up where he left off in 2015 after a...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Brian Kelly
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
Clemson Tigers
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
Stats and eyeballs frequently agree. According to last year’s Massey Composite Ratings — a cumulative set of almost every college football computer ranking known to man — Alabama finished first, Clemson second and Ohio State third...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
We called in some reinforcements to break down our picks to make the College Football Playoff in 2016: Alabama, Florida State, Ohio State and Clemson.   Alabama play-by-play great and author Eli Gold joins the Cover 2 to analyze the Alabama...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
The annual race for the Heisman Trophy rarely goes how the experts think it will. We almost always see a candidate or two come out of nowhere to become a serious contender or even win the award outright.   The 2016 college football season is...
J.P. Scott
1 year ago
Deshaun Watson
While the days of daily college fantasy football appear to be over (sadly), the season-long game remains alive and well as we head into the 2016 season.   In the final ranking of the series, Athlon Sports has comprised the top 100 players...
Mike Bainbridge
1 year ago
Patrick Mahomes
The last Heisman Trophy recipient from the Big 12 came in 2011. Robert Griffin III burst onto the scene to quarterback Baylor’s once-putrid program to a level of respectability. A couple more Bears will look to fill RG3’s socks this...
Allen Kenney
1 year ago
Deshaun Watson
Going into the fall, two of the nation’s top Heisman Trophy contenders are ACC rivals. Clemson’s Deshaun Watson was a finalist for the award last year and although Dalvin Cook did not earn a trip to New York, the Florida State running...
Jon Kinne
1 year ago
Greg Ward Jr.
Winning the Heisman Trophy isn't easy. So many things need to go right and fall into place. Preseason hype, team record, national exposure, highlights and actual on-field production all come into play.   There’s also another factor...
J.P. Scott
1 year ago
Jalen Hurd
The Tennessee Volunteers have been trending in a positive direction each and every year under head coach Butch Jones. Jones and his Vols will need to continue that trend in 2016 if they are to have any chance of making it into the College Football...
Rob McVey
1 year ago
Nick Chubb
Having two running backs is almost essential for every college football team. While some teams have workhorse options that can handle 275 or 300 carries, most programs want to have at least two (and sometimes three) running backs to split up the...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
When the College Football Playoff was first announced, many believed that the use of a committee would help foster a host of high profile non-conference matchups in the sport. If you buy into that line of thinking, consider the 2016 college...
Bryan Fischer
1 year ago
Deshaun Watson
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
A chance meeting with Alabama offensive coordinator Lane Kiffin in Atlanta in 2014 presented Keary Colbert with a tough decision.   Colbert, a standout receiver at USC from 2000-03 and an NFL wideout from 2004-11, was then the wide receivers...
David Fox
1 year ago

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