College Football Articles

North Dakota State suffers one of its rare losses and now is in jeopardy of it becoming two in a row. The Citadel beats a top-5 opponent and comes right back with just as tough an assignment.   Whoa, Nellie! The FCS season has moved into the...
Craig Haley
1 year ago
Skyler Howard
The Week 8 edition of college football’s picks against the spread features predictions for some of Saturday’s biggest games, including Alabama-Texas A&M, West Virginia-TCU, Wisconsin-Iowa and Arkansas-Auburn. Additionally,...
Mitch Light
1 year ago
Brandon Silvers
Don’t look now, but a win over South Alabama this week will seal bowl eligibility for Troy. The Trojans, 3-0 in the Sun Belt Conference, grabbed the nation’s attention in Week 2 after taking Clemson the distance in a 30-24 loss and has...
Elton Hayes
1 year ago
Mason Rudolph
The Oklahoma State Cowboys travel to Lawrence Saturday to square off with Big 12 foe Kansas in what is expected to be a tune-up ahead of next week’s showdown with presently undefeated West Virginia.   Fresh off a bye week, the Cowboys...
Nicholas Ian Allen
1 year ago
Dino Babers
Syracuse and Boston College are coming off two games that couldn't be further apart on the spectrum of program momentum.   Last weekend, the Orange beat a ranked Virginia Tech team, 31-17, to improve to 3-4 and give new head coach Dino...
Adam Kurkjian
1 year ago
Pat Fitzgerald
After an awkward start to the 2016 campaign, which featured consecutive, close losses to Western Michigan out of the MAC and FCS member Illinois State, Pat Fitzgerald’s Northwestern Wildcats have found their groove —...
Jake Rose
1 year ago
Kareem Hunt
Get ready for some early Saturday afternoon MACtion because the conference has a pivotal MAC West Division game lined up. Toledo will look to remain undefeated din MAC play, and thus keep the pressure on Western Michigan in the standings, but to do...
Kevin McGuire
1 year ago
Iowa and Wisconsin are probably the closest thing there is to twins in college football. The two Big Ten programs have success with mostly underrated local players, sound rushing attacks and stout defense.   The similarities end there....
J.P. Scott
1 year ago
Rodney Smith
Minnesota is inching closer to a bowl berth this season, and should have an easy time getting within one win of becoming bowl eligible on Saturday. The Gophers host Rutgers, a program with a first-year head coach with absolutely nowhere to go...
Kevin McGuire
1 year ago
San Diego State hosts San Jose State Friday in the second of three consecutive Friday night contests for the Aztecs. Last week, San Diego State traveled to Fresno State and came away with a 17-3 victory, which pushed the Aztecs to 5-1 overall and 2...
Nicholas Ian Allen
1 year ago
Brad Kaaya
The ACC’s Coastal Division once again features a tight battle at the top, but some clarity in the pecking order could be established by Thursday night, as Virginia Tech hosts Miami in a critical game for positioning and division title hopes....
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Trevor Knight
College football’s Week 8 slate is the official start of the second half of the season, and the action begins on Thursday night with three matchups. Miami travels to Virginia Tech for a key ACC Coastal Division matchup, while Boise State...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Athlon Sports' Braden Gall and Mitch Light preview Week 8 in college football.   - Texas A&M and Alabama go head-to-head in a Top 10 showdown of unbeatens. But should the Aggies even show up?    - Two other...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
Clemson’s overtime win at home this past Saturday over an NC State team that was outmatched on paper may be causing some worries in Death Valley. However, forgive the cliché, the college football season is a marathon, not a sprint....
Aaron Tallent
1 year ago
This has been one of the most exciting and entertaining college football seasons in recent memory — and that’s even with what looks to be a runaway freight train in Alabama leading the pack. It may be tough to picture anyone beating...
J.P. Scott
1 year ago
With rumors swirling that Youngstown State head coach Bo Pelini is interested in the vacant Purdue job, it’s possible that his successor could be none other than current school president and former Ohio State head coach Jim Tressel....
Jim Weber
1 year ago
Hunter Dimick
Utah is proving that it has staying power as a Pac-12 South contender. Can the Utes take another step forward and earn a trip to this year's Pac-12 Championship Game?   Things are off to a promising start. Midway through the season, Utah...
John Coon
1 year ago
DeShone Kizer
This wasn’t how the season was supposed to go. Notre Dame came into the year ranked in everyone’s top 20 and many top 10s. It was a season to build off last year’s Fiesta Bowl team. But that went quickly down the drain and...
Jon Kinne
1 year ago
Leonard Fournette
Hollywood movies cannot script the type of season LSU (4-2, 2-1 SEC) is having because no one would believe the storyline. A preseason national title contender suffers two early losses with an injury to their top player, the starting quarterback...
Ryan Wright
1 year ago
DeShaun Watson
In 2014, Florida State won all of its regular season games and claimed the ACC title. But there was a feeling that the Seminoles were not that good, something that was exposed by Oregon in the College Football Playoff. Last season, Ohio State got...
Jon Kinne
1 year ago
Mitch Trubisky
North Carolina entered the season as one of the ACC's most experienced teams. Coming off a Coastal Division championship, Larry Fedora's squad needed to replace quarterback Marquise Williams but little else.   Those high expectations...
Adam Kurkjian
1 year ago
Mike Riley
There was a quiet confidence around the Nebraska program this past offseason. For the first time in recent memory, Cornhuskers football was shaping up to be relatively drama-free between January and August.   And then, the unthinkable...
J.P. Scott
1 year ago
Things were going along pretty smoothly for Virginia Tech. The Hokies were sitting at 4-1, had just beaten defending ACC Coastal champion North Carolina, and were alone atop the division. And then came an unexplainable loss to Syracuse...
Jon Kinne
1 year ago
Jake Browning
The halfway point of the 2016 Pac-12 season features a few different faces atop the standings. Washington – a team projected by most to break out this fall – is the Pac-12’s frontrunner through seven weeks and a legitimate playoff...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Deshaun Watson
The first seven weeks of the college football season are in the books. And as expected, the 2016 season has already experienced some unexpected teams on the rise and on the decline. Florida State was picked by many as a preseason favorite...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago

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