College Football Articles

Justin Herbert
This is the matchup the Las Vegas Bowl wanted. Boise State and Oregon will tangle in Sam Boyd Stadium on the opening day of the 2017 college football bowl season. It's sure to produce plenty of fireworks on the field and, maybe, some off the...
John Coon
4 months ago
In the latest Cover 2 podcast, Braden Gall and Mitch Light dive into some of the hottest topics in the world of college football.   Items discussed:   • Why Braden now believes Alabama will win the national championship after...
Mitch Light
4 months ago
Baker Mayfield
A Heisman Trophy winner and College Football Playoff team headlined Big 12 play in the 2017 regular season, but the conference had a whole lot more happening beyond Norman, Oklahoma. Some of the very best games on the college football docket this...
Kyle Kensing
4 months ago
For the first time in the College Football Playoff era, the Big Ten was left out of the four-team field. With the conference being locked out of the field, will that lead to an improved bowl season overall by the conference?   The Big Ten...
Kevin McGuire
4 months ago
Hercules Mata'afa
Success has turned into a habit for Washington State's football program. The Cougars have become a disruptive force in the Pac-12 North under Mike Leach.   For the third consecutive season, Washington State is going to a bowl game. The...
John Coon
4 months ago
Zack Moss
A promising start detoured onto a bumpy road for Utah this season. In the end, the Utes recovered in time to win six games and reach a bowl game for the fourth consecutive season.   Utah struggled in Pac-12 play as injuries to key...
John Coon
4 months ago
Rashaan Gaulden
Optimism reigned supreme as the Tennessee Volunteers began the 2017 season with a Top 25 ranking and an exciting come-from-behind victory over Georgia Tech in the Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game. At that point in time, Vol Nation could not have envisioned...
Rob McVey
4 months ago
After what was arguably the wildest and most unpredictable college football season we've seen since the inception of the College Football Playoff selection process, it's time to settle in for another exciting bowl season. This year's...
J.P. Scott
4 months ago
Kerryon Johnson, Auburn Tigers Football
After the 2016 season was considered a disappointment or a down year for the SEC, the 14-team league returned to the top of college football's conference rankings. The SEC became the first conference to place two teams in the CFB Playoff and...
Steven Lassan
4 months ago
Brandon Silvers, Troy Trojans Football
The 2017-18 college football bowl season officially kicks off on Dec. 16 in the Big Easy, as Troy and North Texas meet in the New Orleans Bowl. The first matchup of the bowl season features two teams with rising star head coaches and plenty of...
Steven Lassan
4 months ago
USC Trojans
Nine Pac-12 teams will continue their seasons with a bowl game in December. The league offered remarkable balance in the 2017 season, with seven teams winning at least seven games.   Such parity ultimately cost Pac-12 champion USC a shot at...
John Coon
4 months ago
Brent Stockstill
The Cramton Bowl in Montgomery, Alabama, has long been synonymous with college football. From once hosting the annual Blue-Gray All-Star game to serving as host site for the Alabama Crimson Tide, it resurfaced again in 2014 with the inaugural...
Elton Hayes
4 months ago
J.T. Barrett
The 2017 Big Ten football season ran the full gamut from traditional, defense-oriented slugfests to high-scoring shootouts. The conference has maintained its longstanding identity of physical, smash-mouth football while at the same time...
Kyle Kensing
4 months ago
Stanley Morgan Jr.
The 2017 season may not have gone exactly according to plan for Nebraska. Missing out on the bowl season for the first time since joining the Big Ten has led to a coaching change that gives Cornhuskers fans reason to be optimistic about the future...
Kevin McGuire
4 months ago
Brandon Wimbush
There was a definite bright side to the 2017 Notre Dame Fighting Irish. After a 4-8 debacle last season, Notre Dame reached No. 3 in the College Football Playoff rankings. But there also was a downside, as the Irish lost two of their last three...
Jon Kinne
4 months ago
Roquan Smith
Year 1 of the Kirby Smart era of Georgia football was a letdown, but the Bulldogs made a huge jump in Year 2. Smart led the Bulldogs to an SEC title and a spot in the College Football Playoff after capping off a 12-1 season with a 28-7 victory over...
Nicholas Ian Allen
4 months ago
Many FCS fans have been anticipating a rematch between James Madison and North Dakota State ever since the Dukes ended the Bison’s five-year run as the national champion in last year’s semifinals.   Wins in semis this weekend by...
Craig Haley
4 months ago
Sam Houston State and North Dakota State have built quite the long-distance rivalry, especially in the FCS playoffs.   North Dakota State holds a 4-1 all-time lead. The series has especially heated up this decade, with their meeting in the...
Craig Haley
4 months ago
What are the dimensions of a football field?
So how big is a regulation football field, exactly? Here’s a primer on how the dimensions play out at every level, from high school football to the NCAA and on up to the NFL.   There are two constants, across the level of competition:...
Athlon Sports
4 months ago
It was a year of streaks for both Western Kentucky (6-6) and Georgia State (6-5).   After a 1-2 start to the regular season, the Hilltoppers got on a roll, rattling off four consecutive wins and were looking like the class of Conference USA...
Mike Bainbridge
4 months ago
Michael Gallup, Colorado State Rams Football
Colorado State and Marshall both ended the regular season on a down note, but the New Mexico Bowl on Dec. 16 is an opportunity to end the year with a little momentum. The Thundering Herd started 6-1 but won just one of their final five matchups....
Steven Lassan
4 months ago
TCU Horned Frogs
Oklahoma has been the Big 12’s headliner this season, but the conference will be well represented throughout the bowl schedule. Eight teams are in the postseason, which is an increase from the six that qualified in 2016 as Big 12 teams went...
Mark Ross
4 months ago
From top to bottom, the ACC was the best conference in college football during the 2017 season. The ACC boasts the defending national champion and No. 1 seed in the upcoming College Football Playoff, Clemson, as well as the 2016 Heisman winner and...
Kyle Kensing
4 months ago
Will Grier
Despite fielding one of the most unproven rosters in the Big 12, expectations were high for the West Virginia Mountaineers in 2017 following a 10-win season. Head coach Dana Holgorsen led his team to a 7-5 overall record and 5-4 mark in conference...
Nicholas Ian Allen
4 months ago
J.T. Barrett
With a little more than two weeks to go, Urban Meyer and his coaching staff are busy preparing Ohio State to take on USC in the Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic. While the coaches and players are busy with preparations for their Dec. 29 game in...
Chip Minnich
4 months ago

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