College Football Articles

The Big Ten looks to make some noise this season with some high-profile, non-conference matchups against the ACC, Big 12, Pac-12 and SEC. Will the conference hold its head above water or will it crumble under pressure and lead many around...
Kevin McGuire
1 year ago
Changing an already good-looking uniform can be a recipe for disaster.    Clemson's uniforms have always been a fan favorite so you might be thinking, what could they do to improve it? The answer is tipping their hats to the old-...
Jasmine Watkins
1 year ago
Age is just a number according to Nick Saban.   The Alabama coach is just as young as he feels. On paper, he's 64, going 65 in October, and says that other coaches are using his age against him when it comes to recruiting....
Jasmine Watkins
1 year ago
Bob Stoops
The true measure of a college football team's strength of schedule cannot be determined until the regular season approaches its end. That said, some schedules stand out as obviously better than others before a game is ever played....
Kyle Kensing
1 year ago
Cardale Jones is one of probably many student-athletes to be done with the NCAA.    The Ohio State quarterback is ecstatic to be heading into the NFL Draft and far away from the NCAA and its rules that he says, "controlled lives...
Jasmine Watkins
1 year ago
Jim Harbaugh
The NCAA: Protector of Student-Athletes Everywhere. At least that’s the tagline they want you to swallow hook, line and sinker while passing a ban on college football satellite camps.   For those of you just tuning in, Big Ten schools...
Brandon Cavanaugh
1 year ago
Deshaun Watson
More than 50,000 showed up at Memorial Stadium on Saturday to watch the Orange take on the White in the annual Clemson Spring Game. With expectations running sky high coming off of last year’s ACC title and coming up short against Alabama in...
Jon Kinne
1 year ago
The name on the back of the jersey for the Arkansas Razorbacks’ starting quarterback is the same but the guy in the pocket is different going into the 2016 season. Brandon Allen completed his eligibility at the end of the 2015 season after...
Ryan Wright
1 year ago
Clay Helton
The Pac-12's nine-game conference schedule places a premium on non-conference scheduling. It also exposes differing ideologies on just how to schedule out-of-league matchups when faced with Power Five dates already built into 75 percent...
Kyle Kensing
1 year ago
De'Mornay Pierson-El
There was a time when Nebraska wide receiver De’Mornay Pierson-El wasn’t just the best thing since sliced bread. He shoved aside the invention of the peanut butter and jelly sandwich. Since his serious leg injury (fractured left...
Brandon Cavanaugh
1 year ago
Nebraska Cornhuskers
Returning starter data in college football preseason charts or magazine pages isn’t an exact science. The numbers and data can vary among different websites, magazines or other resources. However, even if there’s some disagreement on...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
The quality of non-conference schedules in the Big 12 has received significant attention in recent years. The philosophies vary dramatically throughout the conference: Some programs opt for high-profile, home-and-home series against...
Allen Kenney
1 year ago
Rich Rodriguez
Arizona went from barely having a pulse on the recruiting trail for the 2017 class to more than doubling its commitment list on Wednesday, landing defensive end Kylan Wilborn, defensive tackle Kurtis Brown, and tight end Bryce Wolma.  ...
Ryan Wright
1 year ago
Soso Jamabo
Breakout players and the emergence of new faces are one of college football’s annual traditions. Players can go from a backup position into a starting role to earn all-conference honors or produce a big season. Incoming or redshirt freshmen...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
The SEC sometimes gets criticized for its non-conference scheduling. It certainly doesn't help when the SEC's powerhouses schedule cupcakes in November. But over the past few seasons, the SEC has done a better job of scheduling major...
Cody McClure
1 year ago
When looking over the ACC non-conference schedules, the first few weekends offer some interesting matchups, particularly games with SEC opponents like Ole Miss, Auburn and Georgia. On a less regional scale, Virginia's trip to Oregon sticks...
Adam Kurkjian
1 year ago
Jim McElwain
The ink is barely dry on the 2016 recruiting class but college football is a year-round affair for coaches, their staff, and the next group of seniors ready to fill empty spots on various rosters nationwide. Some teams have embraced the recruiting...
Ryan Wright
1 year ago
Ohio State Buckeyes football
The 2016 college football season is shaping up to be a wild ride in the Big Ten with matchups in September against the SEC, Pac-12, ACC and Big 12 (and Notre Dame) highlighting the non-conference slate. Big Ten play will also open with a number of...
Kevin McGuire
1 year ago
Jimbo Fisher
Returning starter data in college football preseason charts or magazine pages isn’t an exact science. The numbers and data can vary among different websites, magazines or other resources. However, even if there’s some disagreement on...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Josh Rosen
Unprecedented, sustained success defined Jim Mora’s first four seasons as UCLA’s head coach. Never before had the Bruins won nine or more games three consecutive times, and only once previously had UCLA put together back-to-back years...
Kyle Kensing
1 year ago
Braden Gall, David Fox and Mitch Light are gearing up for another Athlon Sports preview magazine and the guys are discussing the most difficult decisions in 2016.   - What seperates Clemson from Florida State in the Atlantic Division...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
Make no mistake about it: Lovie Smith is the center of attention in Illinois — and that's a good thing. As the Fighting Illini prepare to start spring football, their new head coach will serve as a bit of a lightning rod in terms of...
J.P. Scott
1 year ago
The Big 12 round robin doesn’t leave much room for differentiation between teams’ schedules. There’s no ducking squads from other divisions, and nine conference games only leaves three slots to fill that could boost a team...
Allen Kenney
1 year ago
Dalvin Cook
When taking a peek at the ACC schedules for the coming season, one has to take into account just how loaded teams like Clemson and Florida State are.   Therefore, the teams in the Atlantic division are naturally going to have a bit of a...
Adam Kurkjian
1 year ago
Unprecedented parity has transformed the Pac-12 landscape, turning a conference once dominated but just one or two teams into a wide-open free-for-all.   That trend should continue in 2016, with no clear front-runner for the league...
Kyle Kensing
1 year ago

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