College Football Articles

10 Surprising College Football Stats to Get You Ready for Week 8
It was an upsetting college football Saturday, especially if you were a ranked team. We have now reached the halfway points of the season, but don't worry there are still plenty of game remaining. Here are 10 statistics to get you ready for...
Athlon Sports
1 month ago
Washington State Cougars Midseason Review and Second Half Preview: Gardner Minshew
Fears that Washington State would end up going through a rebuilding year have evaporated at the midpoint of the season. The Cougars are in second place in the Pac-12 North and have a chance to make a big statement with three divisional opponents...
John Coon
1 month ago
Nebraska Cornhuskers Midseason Review and Second Half Preview: Adrian Martinez
It’s hard to think anyone saw Scott Frost’s first year as Nebraska football’s head coach beginning with a historically bad start. Certainly, the Big Red wouldn’t go a calendar year without winning a football game, right?...
Brandon Cavanaugh
1 month ago
Northwestern Wildcats Midseason Review and Second Half Preview: Clayton Thorson
The 2018 Northwestern Wildcats (3-3, 3-1 Big Ten) had high expectations heading into the season. With the opening of their new practice facility, senior quarterback Clayton Thorson returning from last season’s knee injury, and some young...
Gabe Salgado
1 month ago
Florida State Seminoles Midseason Review and Second Half Preview: Deondre Francois
The midway point for the first year of the Willie Taggart era has not been a glowing success for Florida State as the Seminoles sit at just 3-3 and 1-3 against ACC competition. Victories for FSU include a late comeback over FCS opponent Samford,...
Mike Ferguson
1 month ago
Tua Tagovailoa, Alabama Crimson Tide Football
With half of the 2018 college football season completed, it’s time to hand out some hardware in the form of midseason All-America selections. This list is likely to look drastically different by December, but the players honored and...
Steven Lassan
1 month ago
Tua Tagovailoa, Alabama Crimson Tide Football
With half of the 2018 college football season completed, it’s time to hand out some hardware in the form of midseason All-America selections. This list is likely to look drastically different by December, but the players honored and...
Steven Lassan
1 month ago
Stanford Cardinal vs. Arizona State Sun Devils Prediction and Preview
Both Arizona State and Stanford went into their bye weeks on low notes, dropping Pac-12 Conference games. But as they return from the break with a Thursday night showdown in Tempe, events of the past weekend open paths for each to contend in their...
Kyle Kensing
1 month ago
Georgia State Panthers vs. Arkansas State Red Wolves Prediction and Preview
Arkansas State will try to snap a two-game losing streak when the Red Wolves welcome Georgia State to Centennial Bank Stadium on Thursday. At 3-3 overall and 0-2 in Sun Belt Conference play, Arkansas State is off to its worst start since 2016. All...
Elton Hayes
1 month ago
Utah Utes Midseason Review and Second Half Preview: Zack Moss
Utah's dreams of claiming a Pac-12 South title aren't dead yet as the Utes reach the season's midpoint. Back-to-back resounding wins over Stanford (40-21) and Arizona (42-10) rescued Utah after a 0-2 start in league play threatened to...
John Coon
1 month ago
Oklahoma Sooners Midseason Review and Second Half Preview: Kyler Murray
In the first six games of the 2018 season, the Oklahoma Sooners: Saw superstar running back Rodney Anderson go down for the season in week two; Found a new offensive sensation in quarterback Kyler Murray; Nearly lost to the Army West Point...
Allen Kenney
1 month ago
Penn State Nittany Lions Midseason Review and Second Half Preview: Trace McSorley
A season of high expectations in State College, Pennsylvania, has hit a bit of a detour leading to a much different destination for Penn State. After an offseason of some notable changes within the program due to staff changes and roster...
Kevin McGuire
1 month ago
In the latest Cover 2 podcast, Braden Gall and Mitch Light recap Week 7 of the college football season.   Items discussed:   • Braden still has Georgia ranked in the top 4!   • Iowa State’s dominating...
Mitch Light
1 month ago
USC Football: Reinforcements Arriving for the Trojans Ahead of Pac-12 South Push
LOS ANGELES —The *POP* as USC freshman linebacker Palaie Gaoteote and Colorado wide receiver Laviska Shenault Jr. collided rang loudly enough throughout Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum that it was heard in the press box.   A scary play...
Kyle Kensing
1 month ago
Oregon Ducks head coach Mario Cristobal
A thrilling, overtime win to top rival (and heavy preseason Pac-12 favorite) Washington capped an impressive first half to the 2018 season for the Oregon Ducks. Were it not for a late-game clock-management snafu against Stanford, Oregon would be at...
Kyle Kensing
1 month ago
Seven-Step Drop: Seven Surprises, Disappointments at the Midway Mark
What an absolutely incredible — and bonkers — week in college football that was to send us firmly into the halfway mark of the regular season. Hard as it is to believe we’re at that point already, but the events of Week 7...
Bryan Fischer
1 month ago
How the $5 Bits of Broken Chair Trophy Affects Nebraska Football and Minnesota Football Today
When the Nebraska Cornhuskers joined the Big Ten in 2011, their annual series with the Minnesota Golden Gophers didn’t seem like it’d amount to much other than a conference victory for the winner. However, thanks to a seemingly innocent...
Brandon Cavanaugh
1 month ago
Clemson Tigers Midseason Review and Second Half Preview: Clelin Ferrell
At 6-0, Clemson is exactly where everyone thought the Tigers would be. They remain the clear ACC favorite and are expected to be part of the College Football Playoff. But the first six games were not easy nor were they boring.   There were...
Jon Kinne
1 month ago
FCS Rankings: Power Poll Following Week 7
If you have North Dakota State penciled in as going back to Frisco, Texas, for the FCS championship game, you might start to consider ink.   The Bison are on a mission as they seek a record seventh FCS title this decade. Like last season,...
Craig Haley
1 month ago
Jarrett Guarantano, Tennessee Volunteers Football
With the seventh 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...
Steven Lassan
1 month ago
Jarrett Guarantano, Tennessee Volunteers Football
With the seventh 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...
Steven Lassan
1 month ago
Daniel Jones, Duke Blue Devils Football
With the seventh weekend of the 2018 season in the books for the ACC, 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...
Steven Lassan
1 month ago
Ed Orgeron, LSU Tigers 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 seventh weekend of the 2018 season featured chaos and upsets throughout the...
Steven Lassan
1 month ago
Ed Orgeron, LSU Tigers 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 seventh weekend of the 2018 season featured chaos and upsets throughout the...
Steven Lassan
1 month ago
You have to do whatever you can to get in the zone before a big game.    For LSU's Breiden Fehoko, it's this memorable Haka with his father that seemed to do the trick. As the Tigers were making their way to the stadium, Fehoko...
Jasmine Watkins
1 month ago

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