College Football Articles

Wes Lunt
Heading into the season the hot seat was as hot as any for Illinois head coach Tim Beckman. That seat hit a boiling point of no return last week, just one week prior to the first game of the season for Illinois. With Beckman losing his job amid...
Kevin McGuire
1 year ago
Maryland welcomes Richmond to College Park for Saturday’s season opener. Richmond, an FCS member, rolls into Byrd Stadium ranked No. 18 in the FCS Coaches Poll, after posting a nine-win 2014 season that ended with a loss to Coastal...
Elton Hayes
1 year ago
Corvallis became the nexus for some of the most unusual twists and turns in the offseason coaching carousel. It started with long-time head coach Mike Riley bolting Oregon State for Nebraska and ended with the Beavers bringing in former Wisconsin...
John Coon
1 year ago
AJ McCarron
For two years in a row now, Alabama's starting quarterback job has been hot topic No. 1 throughout August's preseason practices. Related: Ranking All 128 College Football Starting Quarterbacks for 2015 With Jake Coker, the guy...
Erik Stinnett
1 year ago
Kellen Moore
Each college football season starts off with less of a bang and more of a slow burn, with ranked teams rarely playing each other and few surprises. The only matchup between two ranked teams this weekend is when No. 3 Alabama faces No....
Aaron Tallent
1 year ago
Jordan Westerkamp
The college fantasy football season is upn us! Are you ready? Athlon has teamed up with college fantasy veterans CollegeFootballGeek.com to help you dominate in 2015! Whether you play daily or season-long college fantasy football,...
Todd DeVries
1 year ago
Josh Rosen
It's our first college football Saturday of the year as we dive into our selections. A reminder that you should only wager what you could afford to potentially lose and that I'm never going to go 100 percent. Handicappers should range...
Matt Josephs
1 year ago
Brandon Doughty
NASHVILLE, Tenn. ­­– He’s only two years into his tenure, but Western Kentucky coach Jeff Brohm is amid one of the craziest stretches of his football career. And considering he played in the defunct XFL, that’s a...
David Fox
1 year ago
Cincinnati’s Nippert Stadium is one of college football’s oldest playing venues, and after a year away due to renovations, the Bearcats are set to return to campus in 2015. To celebrate the 100th anniversary of Nippert Stadium, ...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Who knew Heisman winners had such sense of humors? Former Heisman winners like Eddie George, Johnny Manziel, Robert Griffin III, Sam Bradford, Marcus Mariota, and more take part in the "Heisman House" for Nissan. The results are...
Jasmine Watkins
1 year ago
When Danny McManus arrived at Nebraska’s Memorial Stadium on Sept. 7, 1985, the then-sophomore Florida State quarterback allowed himself to soak up the scene. There was Tom Osborne, in the flesh. McManus, who grew up in Hollywood, Fla.,...
David Fox
1 year ago
A new era of SMU football starts this season as former Clemson offensive coordinator Chad Morris takes off as head coach of the Mustangs. On the other hand, Baylor head coach Art Briles returns a roster filled with playmakers from last season...
Jeremy Simon
1 year ago
Michigan State travels to Kalamazoo in order to fulfill its end of the "3 for 1" contract with Western Michigan. The stadium is already sold out. However, one might wonder how many of those in attendance will be wearing green and white,...
John La Fleur
1 year ago
Jeremy Cash
Thursday’s season opener for the Blue Devils is a rematch of last season’s 47-13 victory over the inexperienced and troubled Tulane Green Wave. Head coach David Cutcliffe, the man solely responsible for turning around the once...
Chris Dougherty
1 year ago
College football is back, and the competition off the field is nearly as heated as the competition on game day. The Athlon Sports College Football Experts Club presented by Nexium & Advil gives you the chance to compete with your friends...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Malik Zaire
The 2015 college football season officially begins on Thursday, Sept. 3 and it's time to put aside the preseason predictions and pick the upcoming slate of action. The Week 1 schedule starts with a neutral site affair between North...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Anu Solomon
The sting of two losses to close an otherwise dream 2014 season left members of the Arizona football team with a lingering, bad taste in the offseason. The Wildcats finally get a chaser with kickoff of the 2015 campaign Thursday at Arizona Stadium...
Kyle Kensing
1 year ago
Chuckie Keeton
One thing remains in Utah State's ascension as a football program. The Aggies want to finish out a season as conference champions. Given the level of talent and experience on both sides of the ball, Utah State should pose a major threat to...
John Coon
1 year ago
Maliek Collins
While The Suspension Bowl featuring BYU and Nebraska is going to be handicapped due to several members of both teams on the sideline, the Cougars and Cornhuskers aren’t left entirely wanting for talent. How defensive coordinator...
Brandon Cavanaugh
1 year ago
John Robertson
Scheduling a team from the FCS ranks is often seen as an easy win, unless that FCS squad happens to be North Dakota State. However, this is a rare occasion when the FCS visitors happen to be the favorites heading in. Villanova, one of the top teams...
Kevin McGuire
1 year ago
Mason Rudolph
Oklahoma State and Central Michigan closed last year on opposite ends of the spectrum. Coming off the upset win over Bedlam rival Oklahoma, the Cowboys secured a winning season (7-6) with a victory in the Cactus Bowl against Washington that...
Mike Bainbridge
1 year ago
Todd Graham
The Pac-12 has its share of one-sided matchups in Week 1, but the conference also boasts intriguing games with Boise State-Washington, Oregon-Eastern Washington, Utah-Michigan and Texas A&M-Arizona State. Stanford is a dark horse pick to get to...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Justin Thomas
Alcorn State and the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets will open up the 2015 season on a Thursday night in Atlanta. Both teams are coming off of stellar 2014 campaigns as the Yellow Jackets won 11 games and upset Mississippi State in the Orange Bowl...
Justin Nails
1 year ago
Derrick Henry
The bowl season wasn’t kind to the SEC, but just like every other team in the nation, all 14 teams in college football’s No. 1 conference are 0-0 and looking to start the year with a victory. A couple of marquee non-conference...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Christian Hackenberg
The Big Ten ended the 2014 season in the spotlight with Ohio State’s national championship victory over Oregon, and the conference opens 2015 with two marquee games on Thursday night. Michigan travels to Salt Lake City to take on Utah in...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago

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