College Football Articles

Connor Cook
Most offseason predictions hinted January 2015 could be a turning point for the Big Ten. Ohio State’s national championship victory over Oregon and the arrival of Jim Harbaugh at Michigan signaled the Big Ten was ready to take a step forward...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Marquise Williams
We all have busy schedules and around the holidays things get especially crazy. As much as we’d like to relax on the couch and watch bowl game after bowl game, the combination of work and family makes watching all 41 contests impossible....
Jon Kinne
1 year ago
It was quite a wild ride through the ACC in the 2015 college football season. The conference had its fair share of some wild endings and thrillers and stunners. The conference also placed one team in the College Football Playoff with Clemson...
Kevin McGuire
1 year ago
College football programs tend to be copycats. They borrow offensive and defensive schemes, recruiting tactics and coaches from the same handful of staffs. By 2010, another trend took off — the coach-in-waiting. This was supposed to be...
David Fox
1 year ago
Baker Mayfield
College football’s bowl season is bigger and better than ever with 41 postseason matchups. With the bowl lineup set and confidence pools and pick’em contests set to start on Dec. 19, Athlon’s editors are here with predictions for...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
College football fans are truly the best. They live and die with their teams.  A reddit user said months ago he would get a Dabo Swinney tattoo if his beloved Tigers made the College Football Playoff. The time came and this guy followed...
Jasmine Watkins
1 year ago
Robert Nkemdiche is not doing much to help his draft stock. After reports surfaced about the Ole Miss defensive lineman falling out of an Atlanta hotel window, rumors flew that substances could be involved. Nkemdiche fell about 15 feet but...
Jasmine Watkins
1 year ago
Leonard Fournette
While 2015 wasn’t the SEC’s best or deepest season in terms of overall team strength, the league still ended the year with eight teams with eight wins or more, including Alabama at 12-1 and No. 2 overall in the final College Football...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Tommy Armstrong
I have some bad news. Unthinkable for some. The No. 9 quarterback prospect in the country and Nebraska commit Patrick O’Brien is coming for Tommy Armstrong’s job. This shouldn’t matter at all to the junior captain...
Brandon Cavanaugh
1 year ago
Deshaun Watson
For the second year in a row, a team from the ACC earned a spot in the College Football Playoff. Clemson matched Florida State’s run from 2014, finishing the regular season with a 13-0 mark, an ACC Championship and a spot among the top four...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
The 2014 bowl season could have gone better for the Big 12. Conference co-champs Baylor and TCU found themselves on the outside of the first-ever College Football Playoff looking in. Adding insult to injury, the seven conference teams to make...
Allen Kenney
1 year ago
Christian McCaffrey finished second to Heisman Trophy winner Derrick Henry on Saturday, as the Stanford running back earned his recognition as a finalist on the strength of a series of electric moments. As an explosive ball...
Kyle Kensing
1 year ago
Derrick Henry
Alabama has its second Heisman Trophy winner with Saturday's announcement that Derrick Henry is the 2015 recipient. And, at a place like Alabama where old-school, smash-mouth football still carries the day, it seems only fitting that...
Erik Stinnett
1 year ago
Derrick Henry
Alabama running back Derrick Henry claimed the 2015 Heisman Trophy on Saturday night as college football’s most outstanding player, edging Stanford running back Christian McCaffrey and Clemson quarterback Deshaun Watson for the No. 1 spot....
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
A loss to rival Texas in the Red River Showdown left Oklahoma's season in doubt midway through the season. The Sooners regrouped and exploded in the second half of the year, capturing the Big 12 championship and a bid to the College...
Allen Kenney
1 year ago
One of the greatest rivalries in college football will serve as the grand finale to college football’s regular season and transition us into bowl season. The Army-Navy Game is back in Philadelphia, and Navy is looking to make it 14 straight...
Kevin McGuire
1 year ago
Stanford Cardinal
David Fox, Braden Gall and Mitch Light get together for a year-in-review superlatives edition of the Cover 2.  The guys pick their favorite game, player, play, team and freshman as well as ugliest game, worst uniform and poorest...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
Not everyone is impressed with Michigan State quarterback Connor Cook. Back in the old days they would call it not "liking the cut" of someone's jib. That thing you just can't put your finger on about a person, but you know...
Jasmine Watkins
1 year ago
Six Lehigh University players were brought in on charges stemming from an off-campus revenge plot. Jacob Scott, Maxwell Frankel, Dylan, J. Parsons, Noah Scott Robb, Michael D. Gies, and Mark D. Walker were identified on the team's roster...
Jasmine Watkins
1 year ago
Clay Helton
If you thought Lane Kiffin getting fired at an airport in 2013 was a sign that things were going to improve for USC, 2015 was one of those years that made you second guess everything you knew. The year saw former head coach Steve Sarkisian...
Josh Webb
1 year ago
The Army-Navy game is as much a part of college football as any rivalry or bowl game. It has received national attention since it was first played in 1890 and has been a stalwart for the sport. Related: Ranking the Top 25 Rivalries in...
Aaron Tallent
1 year ago
Joshua Kalu
Athlon couldn’t get Ricky Gervais or Stephen Colbert, so I’m going to be hosting the Nebraska Cornhuskers 2015 Team Awards this year. It’s easily been one of the oddest seasons in well over a century’s worth of Nebraska...
Brandon Cavanaugh
1 year ago
Shaq Lawson
With the College Football Playoff on the horizon, there is still much work to be done for the Clemson Tigers. But with the regular season over, let’s take a look back and give out some awards for the 2015 regular season. Offensive MVP:...
Jon Kinne
1 year ago
Alabama running back Derrick Henry, Stanford running back Christian McCaffrey, and Clemson quarterback Deshaun Watson have been invited to the Heisman Trophy ceremony in New York this Saturday as the three finalists for the 2015 season. And...
Tyler Waddell
1 year ago
Alabama running back Derrick Henry, Stanford running back Christian McCaffrey, and Clemson quarterback Deshaun Watson have been invited to the Heisman Trophy ceremony in New York this Saturday as the three finalists for the 2015 season. And...
Tyler Waddell
1 year ago

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