College Football Articles

This was supposed to be a deep year for CAA Football, but the standings with four weeks to go in the regular season suggest it’s the best title race in the FCS.   Half of the 12-team conference is within one game of first place. James...
Craig Haley
1 year ago
Joe Williams
Week 8 of the 2016 college football season produced several big performances and memorable moments. Alabama continued to distance itself from the rest of the nation, as the Crimson Tide handled Texas A&M to remain unbeaten. LSU and...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Leonard Fournette
Week 8 of the 2016 college football season produced several big performances and memorable moments from the SEC. Alabama handled Texas A&M to remain unbeaten and solidify its place as the favorite to win it all in 2016. LSU used...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Mark Dantonio
Could the defending Big Ten champions really be in danger of not reaching the postseason this year? The way things have started out for Michigan State, nothing is off the table. The Spartans have looked as vulnerable as ever under head coach Mark...
Kevin McGuire
1 year ago
Luke Falk
For the second straight season, Washington State has bounced back from a sluggish non-conference start and is tearing through Pac-12 play. The Cougars (4-2, 3-0 Pac-12) held off UCLA 27-21 for their fourth straight victory and stayed unbeaten in...
John Coon
1 year ago
Baker Mayfield
Quarterback Baker Mayfield’s transfer from Texas Tech to Oklahoma following the 2013 season actually worked out well for both sides. After sitting out the 2014 season, Mayfield won the starting job at OU last season and helped lead the...
Allen Kenney
1 year ago
A highly-ranked Ohio State football team, clinging to a touchdown lead in an overtime period, faces a critical fourth down. The Buckeye defensive line rises to the occasion, sacking the opposing team's quarterback to preserve the victory....
Chip Minnich
1 year ago
Stanley "Boom" Williams
Annual cross-division rivals will meet on Saturday when Mississippi State heads north from Stark Vegas to Lexington for a battle with the Kentucky Wildcats. State comes into this one looking to turn its season around and secure its second SEC win,...
Cody McClure
1 year ago
Tom Herman
Houston may have seen its College Football Playoff dreams dashed two weeks ago, but Tom Herman’s Cougars are still very much in the conversation to reach the New Year's Six bowl lineup if they continue to win games (and get a little help...
Kevin McGuire
1 year ago
Budda Baker
Consider the hype validated.   Washington entered the 2016 season one of the most ballyhooed, potential contenders in college football, but head coach Chris Petersen and his players downplayed lofty expectations. The Huskies evidently opted...
Kyle Kensing
1 year ago
Rawleigh Williams
When the Arkansas Razorbacks (5-2, 1-2 SEC) take the field against the Auburn Tigers (4-2, 2-1) Saturday night, bragging rights for the fan bases and on the recruiting trail will be on the line for both programs.   Auburn, with one...
Ryan Wright
1 year ago
Joe Williams
Can UCLA salvage its season and reach a bowl game? Such a question seemed unthinkable for the Bruins only a couple of weeks ago. Now after three losses in its last four games, UCLA (3-4, 1-3 Pac-12) suddenly looks like a team facing the real...
John Coon
1 year ago
Brent Stockstill
Missouri steps outside of conference play to host Middle Tennessee on Saturday in a game that will feature two potentially explosive offenses. Both teams have elite performers at quarterback. Also, both have plenty to prove. The Tigers are trying...
Cody McClure
1 year ago
Tommy Armstrong
Nebraska will host Purdue on Saturday in a tale of two seasons. Things could not have gone any better than they did for the Cornhuskers during the first half of the 2016 campaign. They've battled through injuries and won some tight games...
J.P. Scott
1 year ago
There may not be a more rested team in the entire country heading into this weekend than the Michigan Wolverines (6-0) as they get set to take on Illinois (2-4) at the Big House.   Yes, it was just a typical bye week for the Maize and Blue,...
Mike Bainbridge
1 year ago
Justin Crawford
The West Virginia Mountaineers have stormed onto the national scene after starting the season 5-0 and landing 12th in the most current AP Top 25. After holding Texas Tech to season lows on offense last week the Mountaineers can claim one of the...
Jeremy Simon
1 year ago
Sefo Liufau
In an unpredictable 2016 season, perhaps no story in the Pac-12 is more surprising than the success enjoyed at Colorado. That's the consensus of the Athlon midseason awards and predictions, certainly.   The Buffaloes' run to a 5-2...
Kyle Kensing
1 year ago
Ryan Switzer
Two weeks ago, Virginia Tech went to Chapel Hill and came away with a big victory to grab control of the ACC Coastal Division. But one week later, the Hokies suffered a letdown and lost at Syracuse.   The Tar Heels must take notice. With the...
Jon Kinne
1 year ago
Charlie Strong
Some teams just have your number. Kansas State has held that kind of voodoo over Texas for a decade or so. The Wildcats are 6-2 in their last eight meetings with the Longhorns.   The Longhorns overcame the curse last season, winning 23-9....
Allen Kenney
1 year ago
James Quick
No. 7 Louisville has been pretty automatic at home recently. The team has won eight straight at Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium and will be looking to extend that streak on Saturday against NC State.   In heartbreaking fashion, the...
Antwan Staley
1 year ago
Leonard Fournette
Interim coach Ed Orgeron looks to build momentum for keeping the full-time job at LSU, as the Tigers host Ole Miss in a critical game for positioning within the SEC West on Saturday night. The Rebels won last year’s meeting in convincing...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Jalen Hurts
The best matchup of college football’s Week 8 slate takes place in Tuscaloosa, as Alabama hosts Texas A&M in a clash of top 10 teams. Not only does this matchup feature significant implications in the SEC West title picture, but this game...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Larry Rose
The college football season rages on as we get closer to the postseason. I'll admit that last week was the first time I truly had misreads when it comes to handicapping. Still, we were just a few points away from a winning record last week. I...
Matt Josephs
1 year ago
Davis Webb
Oregon's visit to the Bay Area on Friday comes with surprisingly dire implications for both the Ducks, and the host Cal Golden Bears.   Oregon is guaranteed its worst regular-season finish since the 2006 season, the result of a 2-4 start...
Kyle Kensing
1 year ago
Quinton Flowers
Temple (4-3) and South Florida (6-1) meet Thursday night in Philadelphia in a battle for first place in the American Athletic Conference East Division.   USF carries a sparkling 3-0 conference record into this game and at 6-1 overall, the...
Elton Hayes
1 year ago

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