College Football Articles

Kliff Kingbsury
It has been anything but a quiet offseason for the Big 12. Shifting the focus to on-field matters, here are the most important or interesting stats to know for the 10 Big 12 teams to help get you ready for the upcoming season....
Allen Kenney
1 year ago
Royce Freeman
The Pac-12 Conference marketed its athletics in the 2015-16 school year with the motto, "The Power of 12." In recognition of the league's mathematical slogan, the following are 12 statistics to know heading into the Pac-12's next...
Kyle Kensing
1 year ago
Colorado Buffaloes
Be it a savory brat haze floating over State Street, towering Georgia pines surrounding the 40 Watt Club or 1.5 million bats emerging nightly from slumber, the uniqueness of college football is captured by the individuality of the college towns it...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
Myles Garrett
The summer temperatures in Texas maybe soaring into the triple digits but the heat building up under the seat of Texas A&M head coach Kevin Sumlin has to be feeling even hotter for the embattled leader. The Aggies have descended down the SEC...
Ryan Wright
1 year ago
Davis Webb
Quarterback play is always under the microscope for every college football team. This position is the toughest to evaluate, develop and project for upcoming seasons. Finding a new starter or replacing a departing senior comes easy for some teams....
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Baker Mayfield
Baker Mayfield didn’t win the Heisman Trophy in 2015. He didn’t even get invited to New York for the festivities.   He did win the Burlsworth Trophy, awarded annually to the nation’s top player who began his career as a...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Defenses in the FCS can’t stop what they can’t catch.   Most of the best running backs in the FCS this season may be undersized, but they’re fast, deceptively strong and, oh, so electrifying.   Seven of the nation...
Craig Haley
1 year ago
People are going to disagree with writers. It's the circle of life.    Fox Sports' Clay Travis probably knows more than anybody about people disagreeing with his opinion. Sometimes players are at the point where they just can...
Jasmine Watkins
1 year ago
Deshaun Watson
The 2016 college football season is just around the corner, and it’s time to honor the best of the best for the upcoming year. The 2016 season features plenty of big names returning to the gridiron, including a standout group of...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Jalen Hurd
Yet again the SEC appears loaded entering the 2016 college football season. Not only is Alabama the defending national champion, but five other schools from the conference are also in Athlon Sports’ Top 25.   Related: SEC Football...
Cody McClure
1 year ago
Saquon Barkley
Following three straight seasons ending with seven wins, the pressure to start showing some true signs of progress is rising for Penn State head coach James Franklin (Penn State has gone 7-6 in each of Franklin's first two campaigns). A new-...
Kevin McGuire
1 year ago
ESPN took a lot of heat last year for its decision to give Caitlyn Jenner the Arthur Ashe Courage Award. Now it seems the tide has turned.   This year's ESPYs will honor a young man no one can disagree with. Zaevion Dobson, a high school...
Jasmine Watkins
1 year ago
The 2016 season marks the sixth year of football independence for BYU. Life as an independent has posed a fair number of challenges for the Cougars, but BYU has made the most of its unique path thus far.   BYU would love if that path...
Mitch Harper
1 year ago
Mitch Leidner
The start of the 2016 college football season is just around the corner. What better way to get you ready for another fall of gridiron action than to give you some stats to chew on. Here's a nice serving of some key numbers to pay...
Kevin McGuire
1 year ago
Nick Saban
Success with any college football team starts with coaching. Even if a program doesn’t have the resources of the nation’s elite jobs, a good coach can elevate a program into national title contention. However, similar to any position on...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
There is new energy in Athens with head coach Kirby Smart heading into his first season at the helm of the Georgia football program. Taking over for longtime coach Mark Richt won't be easy, but Smart is already off to a strong start. Georgia...
Cody McClure
1 year ago
Roll Tide, roll.   The controversial decision by the Monroe district attorney to drop the charges against Alabama football players Cam Robinson and Laurence Jones sent a shockwave through the sports world. The two players were taken in...
Jasmine Watkins
1 year ago
Marlon Mack
It's never too early to start dissecting some college football win totals. Last year I went through every conference and gave my thoughts on every team's win total. With regards to my process, I basically break down the games...
Matt Josephs
1 year ago
Mike Williams
Clemson enters 2016 as the defending ACC champion and one of the favorites to return to the College Football Playoff. The Tigers boast one of the nation’s most explosive offenses, led by Heisman Trophy contender quarterback Deshaun Watson....
Adam Kurkjian
1 year ago
The Iowa Hawkeyes had what can only be described as a "dream" regular season in 2015. Like many successful teams, the road was paved with plenty of haters and doubters along the way. Kirk Ferentz's squad was up to the challenge...
J.P. Scott
1 year ago
Baker Mayfield
Oklahoma is the Big 12’s clear favorite this season, and despite the loss of a couple of key players on both sides of the ball, the Sooners lead the way on Athlon’s All-Big 12 team with 18 selections for 2016. Additionally, eight...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Brent Stockstill
There’s plenty of intrigue in Conference USA for 2016. The league’s top four teams – WKU, Marshall, MTSU and Southern Miss – all have key players to replace from last year’s squad, but there’s no shortage of...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Jovon Robinson
People from Alabama take their football seriously. Because of that, there is a little added pressure on coaches who aren’t winning at a high level. Auburn’s Gus Malzahn now finds himself in year four with the Tigers, having only beaten...
Cody McClure
1 year ago
Jovon Robinson
People from Alabama take their football seriously. Because of that, there is a little added pressure on coaches who aren’t winning at a high level. Auburn’s Gus Malzahn now finds himself in year four with the Tigers, having only beaten...
Cody McClure
1 year ago
J.T. Barrett
In 2015, Ohio State's schedule was widely criticized for its perceived weakness and quality of opponents. Flash forward to the 2016 season, and those critiques will not be heard. Of Ohio State's 12 opponents, 10 played in a bowl game last...
Chip Minnich
1 year ago

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