College Football Articles

College Football Rankings: Top 130 Teams for 2018
With the 14th week of action from the 2018 season in the books, it's time to revamp the full top 130 team projections and predictions and rank every FBS team in college football. Alabama finished the regular season as the No. 1 team...
Steven Lassan
2 months ago
USC Football: Is Kliff Kingsbury the Right Choice as the Trojans' Offensive Coordinator?
After finishing a disappointing 5-7 (4-5 in the Pac-12), USC head coach Clay Helton kept his job but everyone knew changes were coming. While some Trojans assistants have already been dismissed or left for other opportunities, Helton has already...
Josh Webb
2 months ago
Utah Football: 2018 Team Awards
Utah took a major step forward in its evolution as a football program. The No. 17 Utes claimed their first Pac-12 South title this season and took Washington down to the wire before falling 10-3 in the Pac-12 Championship Game. Getting to that...
John Coon
2 months ago
Ryan Day, Ohio State Buckeyes Football
There’s a changing of the guard at Ohio State, as Urban Meyer announced his retirement on Tuesday, with offensive coordinator Ryan Day set to take over as the program’s next head coach.   It’s stating the obvious, but it...
Steven Lassan
2 months ago
BYU Football: 2018 Team Awards
After a shocking and downright awful 4-9 2017 season, BYU’s '18 campaign showed signs of progress as they went 6-6 and qualified for a bowl game in year three under Kalani Sitake.   BYU made a switch at quarterback going from...
Mitch Harper
2 months ago
Mark Ingram
For the first time in almost a decade, it remains uncertain who will win the Heisman Trophy this year between finalists Dwayne Haskins, Kyler Murray and Tua Tagovailoa. On many occasions, the race can come down to a very small amount of votes. In...
Aaron Tallent
2 months ago
5 Biggest Landslides in Heisman Trophy Voting History: Baker Mayfield
Whoever wins the Heisman Trophy on Saturday is anyone’s guess. One thing that is almost certain is that whether it's Ohio State's Dwayne Haskins, Oklahoma's Kyler Murray or Alabama's Tua Tagovailoa, he won’t do so in...
Aaron Tallent
2 months ago
For the most part it's about what you do on the field, but there are times when a team's Twitter account does the talking for them and some of these teams have a lot to say.   We here at Athlon Sports just wanted to take time...
Jasmine Watkins
2 months ago
Nebraska Football: 2018 Team Awards
Let nobody say Scott Frost’s first season as the head coach of Nebraska football wasn’t memorable. After a massive thunderstorm prompted the first home game cancellation that didn’t involve a world war, a record-breaking sub-...
Brandon Cavanaugh
2 months ago
North Carolina Football: 2018 Team Awards
The 2018 North Carolina football season will be remembered as the one that ended Larry Fedora’s run in Chapel Hill. a 2-9 season didn't feature a lot of positive developments, but here are some awards for the UNC football team...
Jon Kinne
2 months ago
5 Best Coaching Encores in College Football History: Bill Snyder
Mack Brown is returning to North Carolina to take over a program he once led to five straight bowl games. Will he experience the same success in this encore? Most signs point to no, but other coaches have walked away from the game and come back to...
Aaron Tallent
2 months ago
5 Defensive Players Who Deserve Heisman Trophy Consideration
The pinnacle of all college football awards, the Heisman Trophy has been given to college football’s most valuable player every year since 1935. The majority of winners through the years have played in the NFL and some have been honored with...
Gabe Salgado
2 months 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...
Aaron Tallent
2 months ago
10 Reasons Why the Army-Navy Game is College Football's Best
Saturday will mark the 119th meeting between Army and Navy. This meeting is unique in the fact that Navy is 3-9, while Army has its third straight winning season since 1990. The records are of a little importance though. Both teams could...
Aaron Tallent
2 months ago
Washington Football: Chris Petersen Has Restored Huskies Prominence
SANTA CLARA, California — JoJo McIntosh and Levi Onwuzurike broke into a dance routine on the Levi's Stadium turf following Washington's 10-3, Pac-12 Championship Game defeat of Utah. Myles Gaskin carried a rose between his teeth. A...
Kyle Kensing
2 months ago
Seven-Step Drop: College Football Playoff Controversy? Not This Season
It wasn’t even a hard decision in the end. At least it shouldn’t have been for those in the room.   That’s the takeaway on Sunday after all the games have been played, all the touchdowns had been scored, all the results...
Bryan Fischer
2 months ago
Oklahoma Football: 5 Reasons Why the Sooners Will Win the College Football Playoff
The Oklahoma Sooners were waiting on the edges of their seats to find out if they would make this season’s College Football Playoff. Now that they know they’re in the field, it’s on to preparing to take on No. 1 Alabama on Dec. 29...
Allen Kenney
2 months ago
Notre Dame Football: 5 Reasons Why the Fighting Irish Will Win the College Football Playoff
Regardless of what happens later this month, Notre Dame has already made College Football Playoff history. The Fighting Irish (12-0) are the first team from a non-Power 5 conference to make the playoff. Next up for No. 3 Notre Dame, a Dec. 29 date...
Juan Jose Rodriguez
2 months ago
In the latest Cover 2 podcast, Braden Gall and Mitch Light break down the final College Football Playoff rankings.   Items discussed:   • Is Georgia one of the best four teams in the country?   • Jalen Hurts to the...
Mitch Light
2 months ago
Clemson Football: 5 Reasons Why the Tigers Will Win the College Football Playoff
Clemson came into the 2018 college football season as the clear-cut favorite to win the ACC and things played out exactly according to plan. For the fourth year in a row, the Tigers (13-0, 8-0 ACC) are league champs and have earned a spot in the...
Jon Kinne
2 months ago
Tua Tagovailoa, Alabama Crimson Tide Football
Alabama is headed back to the College Football Playoff for the fifth season in a row. The Crimson Tide are the only team to earn a trip to the playoff in all five years since the four-team postseason was instituted prior to the 2014 season. Under...
Steven Lassan
2 months ago
Bill Snyder, Kansas State Wildcats Football
Bill Snyder’s historic tenure at Kansas State has ended, as the legendary coach is set to announce his retirement. The news of Snyder's decision was first reported by the Manhattan Mercury. Snyder inherited a program in need of major...
Steven Lassan
2 months ago
Kyler Murray, Oklahoma Sooners Football
Weekly college football top 25 rankings are a big part of every season, and Athlon Sports will update its top 25 following the games each weekend. The 14th weekend of the 2018 season was headlined by conference championship...
Steven Lassan
2 months ago
Kyler Murray, Oklahoma Sooners Football
Weekly college football top 25 rankings are a big part of every season, and Athlon Sports will update its top 25 following the games each weekend. The 14th weekend of the 2018 season was headlined by conference championship...
Steven Lassan
2 months ago
Jalen Hurts, Alabama Crimson Tide Football
With the 14th weekend of the 2018 season in the books, it’s time to take a look at the best of the best and honor some of the top performances. Each week, Athlon Sports will highlight some of the top performers in college football with...
Steven Lassan
2 months ago

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