College Football Articles

Clay Helton
The biggest news regarding this year’s Battle for the Jeweled Shillelagh may be that Notre Dame will enter the game with the prospect of having to vacate wins from two seasons. After being popped for an academic cheating scandal, the...
Josh Webb
5 months ago
Mark Dantonio
Penn State will play for a division championship for the first time since the 2011 season, but the mood around the program is much more optimistic now than it was five years ago. For good reason too, as Penn State’s offense continues to close...
Kevin McGuire
5 months ago
Jalen Hurts
Alabama looks to continue its quest for an unbeaten season and a second consecutive national championship, but the Crimson Tide still have a few obstacles to overcome, starting with Saturday’s rivalry matchup against Auburn. The annual Iron...
Steven Lassan
5 months ago
Royce Freeman
Bragging rights and building momentum for next season are basically all that's on the line in the 120th edition of the Civil War. Oregon and Oregon State are locked into a battle for last place in the Pac-12 North. Still, both teams enter...
John Coon
5 months ago
The battle for the Paul Bunyan Axe will take place in Madison, Wisconsin, on Saturday. Once again, the game carries Big Ten West Division and conference title implications. In fact, you could argue that it serves as a College Football Playoff...
J.P. Scott
5 months ago
Looking at this year's Egg Bowl, you might say somebody dropped the eggs in the grocery store parking lot. Or maybe they've already been scrambled? The point is, the 2016 season has not gone the way Ole Miss or Mississippi State would have...
Cody McClure
5 months ago
No need to sugar coat it — It's just Clean, Old-Fashioned Hate — nothing more, nothing less. The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets will travel east to Athens from downtown Atlanta on Saturday to take on their most bitter rival — the...
Cody McClure
5 months ago
Shock Linwood
The Baylor Bears became bowl eligible over a month ago; but they haven’t won a game since. Texas Tech saw its postseason hopes end with a 66-10 drumming at the hands of Iowa State.   With both teams ending the season in disappointing...
Jeremy Simon
5 months ago
Greg Ward Jr.
While Week 13 is rivalry week in college football, it’s also championship week in college fantasy football, meaning all around the stakes are as high as can be. Luckily, AthlonSports.com is here to help you make those tough decisions and...
Mike Bainbridge
5 months ago
Charlie Strong
Charlie Strong is so totally fired. Apparently, someone just needs to tell him that.   While reports have swirled that Strong’s fate as head coach of the Texas Longhorns is sealed, he talked on Monday at his weekly press conference...
Allen Kenney
5 months ago
Deondre Francois
You can throw the records out the window when Florida State and Florida get together. Following a thrilling 16-10 win over LSU, the SEC East champion Gators will be looking to snap a three-game skid to the Seminoles on Saturday night at Doak...
Mike Ferguson
5 months ago
Deshaun Watson
When South Carolina plays Clemson, nothing has to be at stake. The two longtime, bitter rivals could both be winless and the game could be played in a parking lot in front of a Piggly Wiggly and the game would mean everything to the folks from the...
Jon Kinne
5 months ago
Lamar Jackson
Last week was a rough one for the Louisville Cardinals. After not getting one of the top four spots in the College Football Playoff rankings, the Cardinals suffered a humiliating 36-10 loss to the Houston Cougars last Thursday night. While...
Antwan Staley
5 months ago
Ken Ekanem
For a while on Saturday afternoon, it seemed as though the wheels were falling off the Virginia Tech bus. After barely surviving Duke and losing an ugly game to Georgia Tech in the previous two weeks, the Hokies continued their uninspired play and...
Jon Kinne
5 months ago
Two years ago, when Arizona last hosted rival Arizona State, the annual Duel in the Desert became the de facto Pac-12 South championship game. The Wildcats' thrilling, 42-35 win sent Rich Rodriguez's Wildcats to the Pac-12 Championship Game...
Kyle Kensing
5 months ago
Jalen Robinette
The end of the college football regular season is upon us, which means time is running out for Boise State to make up ground on Wyoming in the Mountain West’s Mountain Division. The 10-1 Broncos are on the wrong end of the head-to-head...
Nicholas Ian Allen
5 months ago
Urban Meyer
The annual Ohio State-Michigan rivalry game is always a must-see matchup, but the stakes and intensity will be even higher in 2016, as both teams are squarely in the mix for a spot in the College Football Playoff. In addition to the playoff...
Steven Lassan
5 months ago
D'Onta Foreman
The Week 13 edition of college football’s picks against the spread features predictions for some of Saturday’s biggest games, including Michigan-Ohio State, Washington-Washington State, Auburn-Alabama and South Carolina-Clemson....
Mitch Light
5 months ago
Kevin Sumlin
When No. 22 Texas A&M (8-3, 4-3 SEC) kicks off against No. 25 LSU (6-4, 4-3) on Thanksgiving night another “coaches’ hot seat” bowl will be played out on the field that could shape the landscape of the SEC West for years to...
Ryan Wright
5 months ago
Put the four-team playoff bracket away and strap on the seat belt for a much better and wilder ride over the next six weeks.   Yup, the FCS playoffs have arrived for 24 teams to hop on the Road to Frisco. It looks a little like the Yellow...
Craig Haley
5 months ago
Athlon Sports' Braden Gall and Mitch Light break down the Playoff Committee Rankings and preview Week 13 in college football.   - Did we really learn anything from the latest College Football Playoff rankings? How many...
Braden Gall
5 months ago
Jake Browning
The annual Apple Cup rivalry between Washington and Washington State has extra implications this year, as the winner of Friday’s game will clinch the Pac-12 North title and earn a trip to Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, Calif. for the...
Steven Lassan
5 months ago
P.J. Fleck
Can Western Michigan row the boat right to a MAC championship? In order to do so, the Broncos will need to navigate some treacherous water this weekend as they close out the regular season at home against Toledo. The Rockets bring the stiffest...
Kevin McGuire
5 months ago
Kerryon Johnson
It's the weekend of leftover turkey as we settle into our couches and watch some of the most storied rivalries in college football play out before our eyes. This year, these rivalry games seem to carry more weight in the grand scheme of things...
J.P. Scott
5 months ago
Dave Doeren
When North Carolina kicks off on Friday with NC State, the Tar Heels will have no idea of their ACC fate. Carolina needs a Virginia Tech loss to Virginia to have a shot at the Coastal title but that outcome will not be determined until 24 hours...
Jon Kinne
5 months ago

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