College Football Articles

D'onta Foreman
The Week 11 edition of college football’s picks against the spread features predictions for some of Saturday’s biggest games, including Washington-USC, Arkansas-LSU, Texas-West Virginia and Auburn-Georgia. Additionally, conference...
Mitch Light
1 year ago
Athlon Sports' Braden Gall and Mitch Light break down the Playoff Committee Rankings and preview Week 11 in college football.   - Should the Committee bake in some controversy since the rankings don't matter? Should...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
Troy Williams
Utah and Arizona State are fighting to achieve dramatically different goals when they clash on Thursday night.   For the No. 15 Utes, a victory over the Sun Devils means another step forward to claiming the Pac-12 South title. Utah (7-2, 4-2...
John Coon
1 year ago
Matt Breida
Georgia Southern has an opportunity to get one step closer to bowl eligibility when the Eagles welcome UL Lafayette to the friendly confines of Allen E. Paulson Stadium for a Thursday Sun Belt tilt.   Georgia Southern (4-5, 3-2 Sun Belt)...
Elton Hayes
1 year ago
Elijah Hood
Now that was the North Carolina offense we were expecting to see all year. Okay, so the 438 yards per game that the Tar Heels had averaged before last Saturday was hardly awful. It’s just that with so many players returning from last...
Jon Kinne
1 year ago
Lamar Jackson
With the arrival of the College Football Playoff rankings, the focus of this weekly column shifts away from the coaches and media and their meaningless polls and moves to a room in Dallas full of some old guys and Condoleeza Rice.   The...
J.P. Scott
1 year ago
Josey Jewell
The fun has just begun.   Just when we think it's starting to appear that we can project the final four teams that will qualify for the College Football Playoff, the game happens. We — both fans and media — predict, project,...
J.P. Scott
1 year ago
Samaje Perine
We are onto Week 11 of the college fantasy football season and playoffs are either starting this week or are right around the corner for you so it is crucial that your lineup is set up properly heading into the weekend. Luckily, AthlonSports.com...
Mike Bainbridge
1 year ago
Jake Browning
College football’s Week 11 slate once again kicked off with midweek MACtion on Tuesday and Wednesday and continues into Thursday night with three games on the schedule, including North Carolina at Duke and Utah at Arizona State. Boston...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Kareem Hunt
Guaranteed Rate Field in Chicago is home to the White Sox, but on Wednesday night, the scene shifts to college football, as Northern Illinois hosts Toledo in an intriguing midweek MACtion showdown.   At 3-6, the Huskies are fighting just to...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Bowling Green will not play in its fourth consecutive Mid-American Conference Championship Game — that much is certain.   After dominating the MAC East under head coaches Dave Clawson and Dino Babers the last few years, the Falcons...
Kyle Kensing
1 year ago
Sam Darnold
LOS ANGELES — The last two Pac-12 programs to produce Heisman Trophy winners, Oregon and USC, may have the conference's contenders of the future in quarterbacks Justin Herbert and Sam Darnold.    Though the two first...
Kyle Kensing
1 year ago
Jim Harbaugh’s decision to go for a first down facing fourth-and-one with a 38-0 lead over Maryland this past Saturday was not all that surprising. The Michigan head coach has a history of going for two and faking punts after his opponents...
Aaron Tallent
1 year ago
Wilton Speight
The first weekend of November games for the 2016 college football season are in the books. Alabama dominated LSU in Baton Rouge to remain No. 1, while Clemson, Michigan and Washington scored victories in conference play to stay unbeaten....
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Paul Chryst
After the first weekend of action in November, the Big Ten’s West Division features three teams – Wisconsin, Minnesota and Nebraska – tied at 4-2 in league play. And with three games remaining, the battle to win this division is...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
This Election Day you have a big choice to make. Will you watch Eastern Michigan look to become bowl eligible for the first time since 2011 or stick to your preferred cable news outlet to watch the election results come in from around the country...
Kevin McGuire
1 year ago
Athlon Sports breaks down Week 10 in college football. Don't forget to subscribe here and rate us if you like (or don't like) what you hear!   - Alabama once again proved to be the best in college football? What else is there to say...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
Zach Terrell
Western Michigan hits the road for the final time in the regular season, as coach P.J. Fleck’s Broncos travel to Ohio to take on Kent State. Western Michigan was the top Group of 5 program in the first College Football Playoff selection...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Clayton Thorson
Injuries to quarterbacks were unfortunately one of the bigger storylines this past week in college fantasy football with the likes of Trevor Knight (Texas A&M), Chad Kelly (Ole Miss) and Brent Stockstill (Middle Tennessee) all going down. With...
Mike Bainbridge
1 year ago
Alabama has a stranglehold on a playoff spot, but several teams are nipping at the Tide's heels, and this week will reveal more about those teams.   The Athlon Sports College Football Experts Club gives you the chance to...
Rob Doster
1 year ago
J.T. Barrett
If you watched any college football this weekend on television, you were probably like most of the country and inundated with political ads during commercial breaks. Thankfully our long national nightmare is almost over and Election Day will come...
Bryan Fischer
1 year ago
The FCS playoff selection committee sure liked Jacksonville State and Sam Houston State when it ranked them No. 1 and 2, respectively, in its first set of rankings leading into the 24-team field in two weeks.   Um, they forgot one thing...
Craig Haley
1 year ago
Lamar Jackson
Week 10 of the 2016 college football season produced several big performances and memorable moments. Alabama used a timely offense and stout defensive effort to beat LSU 10-0, Clemson, Washington and Michigan remained unbeaten with huge...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Nick Fitzgerald
Week 10 of the 2016 college football season produced several big performances and memorable moments from the SEC. Alabama's defense and quarterback Jalen Hurts carried the Crimson Tide to a 10-0 victory in Death Valley over LSU, while...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Stanley "Boom" Williams
Raise your hand if you thought that in in early November, Kentucky would be in the conversation to win the SEC East and Georgia wouldn't. In the wild world of the SEC, that's the current situation. The Bulldogs are reeling, and Kentucky...
Cody McClure
1 year ago

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