College Football Articles

Deshaun Watson
The ACC had a strong regular season that culminated in Louisville quarterback Lamar Jackson winning the Heisman Trophy.   All the way through, there were compelling matchups, as Clemson has carried the flag once again for the ACC and made...
Adam Kurkjian
1 year ago
Deshaun Watson
College football’s bowl season kicks off on Saturday, Dec. 17 and continues until the national championship in Tampa, Fla. on Jan. 9. With the bowl lineup set and confidence pools and pick’em contests set to start on Dec. 17, four...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Myles Gaskin
After setting a record for bowl participants with a remarkable 10 last season, the Pac-12 has just six headed to the 2016 postseason. That's less an indictment on the conference's strength, and rather an indicator of a more top-heavy look...
Kyle Kensing
1 year ago
It was in many ways a banner season for the ACC, which saw Clemson take the conference title and make the College Football Playoff for the second season in a row. And not only did Louisville’s Lamar Jackson win the Heisman Trophy, but the...
Bryan Fischer
1 year ago
Dede Westbrook
For all intents and purposes, Oklahoma’s dreams of another College Football Playoff bid died before the Sooners even made it out of September. Losses to Houston and Ohio State in non-conference play left the team essentially playing for a...
Allen Kenney
1 year ago
Despite losing to Clemson 42-35 in the ACC Championship Game, 2016 was a very successful year for Virginia Tech. Forget the 9-4 record, which in and of itself is pretty good. New head coach Justin Fuente came in and changed the culture of the...
Jon Kinne
1 year ago
Joshua Dobbs
The 2016 season was an interesting year for the SEC. Alabama enters the College Football Playoff as the No. 1 overall team but every team in the SEC outside of the Crimson Tide had at least four losses.   While the 2016 campaign was largely...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Justin Crawford
This season garnered the best record West Virginia has had since joining the Big 12 in 2012. At 10-2 the Mountaineers finished third in the Big 12 and No. 16 in the final regular season College Football Playoff rankings. A victory over Miami...
Jeremy Simon
1 year ago
Lamar Jackson
Louisville quarterback Lamar Jackson capped a dynamic sophomore season by winning the Heisman Trophy on Saturday night. Jackson is the first Heisman winner to play at Louisville and is the sixth quarterback to claim the award over the last seven...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Lamar Jackson
Coming off of a strong freshman campaign, many people thought that Louisville quarterback Lamar Jackson would step it up during the 2016 season. However, nobody could have expected the video game-esque statistics that "Action Jackson...
Andrew Dellapina
1 year ago
Jamaal Williams
BYU head coach Kalani Sitake inherited a successful program after being hired to replace Bronco Mendenhall, who took the Cougars to 11 consecutive bowl games.   With one regular season now in the books, there were a lot of positives from...
Mitch Harper
1 year ago
While there may be some grumblings from those down South, there’s little doubt in most minds that the Big Ten was the best conference in college football this season. That’s quite evident when you look at all those teams in the top 25...
Bryan Fischer
1 year ago
Joe Williams
Utah proved yet again it has staying power within the ranks of Pac-12 South title contenders with a third consecutive winning season and bowl game appearance. The Utes stumbled a bit down the finish, but did well enough to earn a spot in the Foster...
John Coon
1 year ago
Jalen Hurts
The SEC’s 2016 regular season featured several freshmen making an impact for all 14 teams in a variety of roles. Whether it was Alabama quarterback Jalen Hurts guiding the offense by averaging 264.1 total yards per game, or Kentucky's...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Ben Boulware
Right now, all Clemson has on its mind is Ohio State. But looking back at the 13 games that the Tigers have played, here are some awards for the 2016 season to this point.   Offensive MVP: Deshaun Watson, QB There have been some great...
Jon Kinne
1 year ago
One of college football’s best traditional rivalries is renewed this weekend in Baltimore with the annual Army-Navy Game. A rivalry game that offers a blend of the best atmosphere college football has to offer that would make some bowl games...
Kevin McGuire
1 year ago
Unfamiliarity likely breeds as much contempt as familiarity.   Certainly when it’s win or go home.   This has been a good year for first-time matchups between teams in the FCS playoffs. Including this weekend’s national...
Craig Haley
1 year ago
Without question, the Heisman Trophy race has tightened up as the college football season has come to a close.   At one point, it appeared as though Louisville quarterback Lamar Jackson would run away with the award. However, due to some...
Adam Kurkjian
1 year ago
Nick Fitzgerald
Breakout players or the emergence of new stars is an annual tradition for all 128 college football teams. However, with the focus shifting to the bowl season, it’s never too early to think about players that could use the postseason as a...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Joshua Dobbs
The hype machine was working overtime for the Tennessee Volunteers prior to the 2016 season. This was supposed to be the year that Tennessee football returned to the national stage as a dominant force in college football. The expectations had been...
Rob McVey
1 year ago
Brian Kelly
At 4-8, Notre Dame won’t be up for any team awards this season unless it’s of the most disappointing variety. But the Fighting Irish did play 12 games and certain performances will stick out to those faithful fans that endured the ugly...
Jon Kinne
1 year ago
Curtis Samuel
Despite a three-point loss at Penn State on Oct. 22 that denied Ohio State the Big Ten East Division, Buckeyes head coach Urban Meyer was able to keep his coaches and players focused on reaching the College Football Playoff. Ranked third...
Chip Minnich
1 year ago
Mitch Trubisky
It was there for the taking.   Despite a head-to-head loss to Virginia Tech, North Carolina could have earned a second consecutive trip to the ACC title game had it just won the games it was supposed to down the stretch.   Instead,...
Adam Kurkjian
1 year ago
Nate Gerry
Although the 2016 regular season campaign did not end the way many in Husker Nation would have liked it to, the Nebraska Cornhuskers showed significant progress -- both in terms of adapting to head coach Mike Riley's culture and system as well...
J.P. Scott
1 year ago
Athlon Sports recaps Championship Week and breaks down the final Playoff rankings. Don't forget to subscribe here and rate us if you like (or don't like) what you hear!   - Alabama is boring and Clemson is really good. In fact, the...
Braden Gall
1 year ago

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