College Football Articles

In the latest Cover 2 podcast, Braden Gall and Mitch Light peak ahead to the 2018 season by taking a look at the coaching hot seat and the quarterback depth (or lack thereof) in the Big 12   Items discussed:   • Why Jim Harbaugh...
Mitch Light
3 months ago
Saquon Barkley
Football may still be a quarterback's game today, but the last few years have shown the importance and value of having a talented running back to rely on. The renaissance of the running back position has turned out some stellar backs in recent...
Kevin McGuire
3 months ago
The North Dakota State dynasty never fails to find motivation from an offseason factor.   With each of the Bison’s record five straight FCS national titles beginning in the 2011 season, they wanted to continue repeating as the national...
Craig Haley
3 months ago
Sam Darnold
While the world has been focused on the lead in to Super Bowl LII, the rest of the league has been firmly zeroed in on the upcoming NFL draft with the conclusion of the Senior Bowl down in Mobile, Alabama. It won’t be long before the...
Bryan Fischer
3 months ago
Justin Herbert
The stability within Oregon football created a line of succession that lasted four decades. Rich Brooks turned over his post to former assistant Mike Bellotti, who was followed by assistant Chip Kelly, who left the program with Mark Helfrich....
Kyle Kensing
3 months ago
Jonathan Taylor
The Wisconsin Badgers are coming off a second straight season having played in the Big Ten Championship Game (and losing) and playing in a New Year's Six bowl game (and winning). Following a largely successful season in Madison, what does...
Kevin McGuire
3 months ago
Devin White
If LSU head coach Ed Orgeron thought the 2017 season was nerve-racking, he will truly have his hands full in 2018. After the Tigers posted a 9-4 (6-2 SEC) record last season, the entire roster seemingly turns over with nine key seniors graduating...
Ryan Wright
3 months ago
The 2018 college football season is still months away, but it’s never too early to look ahead at the upcoming year and rank some of the top players returning to the gridiron. Houston's Ed Oliver takes the top spot in Athlon'...
Steven Lassan
3 months ago
The 2018 college football season is still months away, but it’s never too early to look ahead at the upcoming year and rank some of the top players returning to the gridiron. Houston's Ed Oliver takes the top spot in Athlon'...
Steven Lassan
3 months ago
Dedrick Young
If there is a fan base that needs a positive shot of adrenaline, it’s the fans of the Nebraska Cornhuskers. This once-proud program sitting smack-dab in middle America has fallen on hard times. The last time the Big Red enjoyed so much as...
Eric Sorenson
3 months ago
Lamar Jackson
No position in sports is more important than quarterback in football. NFL franchises can die a slow death if they miss on a quarterback through the draft. In college, the time is short with quarterbacks, which makes landing a solid recruit on a...
Kevin McGuire
3 months ago
It may seem having four straight seasons without an Ohio Valley Conference loss would make Jacksonville State a sure-fire lock to win another title in 2018.   Not so fast, my friend, Lee Corso might be ready to put on the mascot head of...
Craig Haley
3 months ago
James Washington
The Big 12 enjoyed a stellar season in 2017 thanks in large part to a slew of veteran stars across the conference.   The picture for the upcoming year looks a little murkier with many of those known commodities gone to the NFL. Everyone...
Allen Kenney
3 months ago
In the latest Cover 2 podcast, Braden Gall and Mitch Light discuss the list of players who have declared for the NFL Draft with a season of eligibility remaining.   Items discussed:   • Who were the winners and losers from the...
Mitch Light
4 months ago
UCLA football finds itself in a much better place now than the last time it underwent a coaching change. Jim Mora pulled the Bruins out of the doldrums upon his arrival in 2012, reaching a Pac-12 Championship Game in his first season and igniting...
Kyle Kensing
4 months ago
Deshaun Davis
Of all the college football teams across the country, is there a group more energized about the potential the 2018 season can bring than the Auburn faithful? The Tigers turned in an improbable season going 10-4 with three losses against end-of-...
Ryan Wright
4 months ago
Jeremy Pruitt Tennessee Volunteers
The 2017 season was certainly memorable for Tennessee Volunteer football fans. Unfortunately, it was for all the wrong reasons, as the Vols would go winless in the SEC and endure their first eight-loss season in 121 years of football. The...
Rob McVey
4 months ago
It's a new era in Tallahassee or as some as calling it "Taggahassee". Willie Taggart has begun his tenure as Florida State head coach following the departure of Jimbo Fisher to Texas A&M. Fisher led the Seminoles to four top-10...
Mike Ferguson
4 months ago
Jeff Brohm, Purdue Boilermakers Football
The 2017 college football season featured 23 new coaches at FBS programs. The 23 coaching changes were down slightly from the 2016 season, as 28 different programs had a change in the full-time role. It’s no secret coaching changes can have...
Steven Lassan
4 months ago
Jeff Brohm, Purdue Boilermakers Football
The 2017 college football season featured 23 new coaches at FBS programs. The 23 coaching changes were down slightly from the 2016 season, as 28 different programs had a change in the full-time role. It’s no secret coaching changes can have...
Steven Lassan
4 months ago
Baker Mayfield
The 2018 NFL Draft is still three months away, but in some ways the countdown to April 26 begins with the Reese's Senior Bowl on Saturday in Mobile, Alabama. The exhibition game at Ladd-Peebles Stadium will feature the top seniors in college...
Mark Ross
4 months ago
Roquan Smith
You know how the SEC is, great players leave, great players fill in the gaps. Even the ones that leave campus early to go to the NFL eventually get replaced by another four- or five-star recruit and the whole carousel keeps spinning and SEC...
Eric Sorenson
4 months ago
Britain Covey
Injuries and inexperience caused Utah to sputter during Pac-12 play in 2017. The Utes started strong, struggled after an early-season shoulder injury to quarterback Tyler Huntley and needed a win in their regular season finale to reach a bowl game...
John Coon
4 months ago
Nate Stanley
Heading into the 2017 college football season, there was plenty of uncertainty surrounding the Iowa Hawkeyes. The program had just seen four of its most productive players in recent memory get drafted onto NFL teams. Some wondered if a program like...
J.P. Scott
4 months ago
Brian Kelly
A year ago this time, Notre Dame football was in an ugly place. The Fighting Irish were coming off a 4-8 season and the NCAA had mandated that the program vacate the 21 wins from the 2012 and '13 seasons. Head coach Brian Kelly blew up the...
Jon Kinne
4 months ago

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