College Football Articles

Nick Saban
The 2016 college football season officially begins on Aug. 27 with California taking on Hawaii in Australia. While kickoff for 2016 is a ways off, it’s never too early to start thinking about rankings, predictions and a preview for the...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Under most circumstances, 2015 would have qualified as a crazy year for any college team having to deal with the circus USC had to deal with. The Trojans’ once-promising season fell apart early and it wasn’t long before head coach Steve...
Josh Webb
1 year ago
Sonny Dykes
Last season was a mixed bag for the California Golden Bears. Quarterback Jared Goff entered the season with Heisman Trophy expectations and a belief that the Bears could compete with Oregon and Stanford for a Pac-12 North championship. Instead Cal...
Josh Webb
1 year ago
Will Likely
A new era of Maryland Terrapins football is set to begin as D.J. Durkin will have his first spring practice as head coach of the team. Durkin will place Randy Edsall, who was 22-34 overall and 0-12 against ranked opponents in his three-plus seasons...
Antwan Staley
1 year ago
Jim McElwain
The Florida Gators will get back to work on the field with the start of spring practice on March 9. While the Gators won the SEC East in 2015 with a 10-4 record (7-1 in SEC play), the enthusiasm emanating from the program in head coach Jim McElwain...
Antwan Staley
1 year ago
Charlie Strong
Charlie Strong bounced underperforming holdovers from Mack Brown’s tenure, brought in talented recruits and hired a high-priced offensive architect to take the Texas Longhorns’ attack into the 21st century. He has changed plenty in...
Allen Kenney
1 year ago
Lovie Smith
The college football world was stunned over the weekend when Illinois head football coach Bill Cubit was unexpectedly and inexplicably fired on the first day of new athletic director John Whitman's tenure. Nobody quite understood why, without...
J.P. Scott
1 year ago
Patrick Mahomes
Texas Tech made big strides in several areas in 2015 — most importantly in the win column. After suffering a 4-8 season in head coach Kliff Kingsbury's second season in 2014, the Red Raiders won four games in Big 12 play last year and...
Nicholas Ian Allen
1 year ago
Greg Ward Jr.
There was not much more you could ask of Tom Herman from his first season as a head coach at Houston. The Cougars ripped through most of their schedule en route to the first American Athletic Conference Championship Game in conference history and...
Kevin McGuire
1 year ago
Mike Warren
The Iowa State Cyclones have struggled in recent seasons, specifically with three consecutive years in which the team has lost at least nine games. However, there is a good deal of excitement surrounding the rebuilding program. New head coach Matt...
Nicholas Ian Allen
1 year ago
Brandon Harris
Spring practice around the SEC begins with 13 teams chasing Alabama for conference supremacy. The Crimson Tide have won three out of the last four SEC titles and open offseason workouts as one of the favorites to win the 2016 college football...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
J.T. Barrett
Two seasons removed from winning the national championship, the Ohio State Buckeyes enter spring football practice with a completely reshuffled and revamped roster. Players such as Joey Bosa, Ezekiel Elliott, Taylor Decker and Joshua Perry have all...
Chip Minnich
1 year ago
The Lovie Smith era has begun at the University of Illinois. Smith was introduced to his players and received a warm welcome. It's always a good sign when players have this kind of reaction to a new coach.  So far Smith has...
Jasmine Watkins
1 year ago
Butch Jones
The Tennessee Volunteers entered their 2015 campaign with big expectations and high hopes. While they ultimately fell short of winning the SEC East, a strong finish to the season, culminating in a dominant 45-6 victory over Northwestern in the...
Rob McVey
1 year ago
Bob Stoops
Twelve months ago, Oklahoma looked like a program on the ropes. Legendary head coach Bob Stoops had changed out four members of his coaching staff, highlighted by the addition of a new offensive coordinator in Lincoln Riley. The Sooners...
Allen Kenney
1 year ago
Jordan Westerkamp
When looking back on a 6-7 season, it’s likely an exercise in futility to find an entire unit to be proud of. This isn’t the case for the Nebraska Cornhuskers. There were quite a few wide receivers and tight ends running routes and...
Brandon Cavanaugh
1 year ago
Brandon Harris
Unrealistic fan expectations hit an all-time new high during the 2015 season in the SEC when perennial winner Mark Richt was ousted from Georgia and LSU nearly did the same thing to head coach Les Miles at the end of a 9-3 season. At the heart of...
Ryan Wright
1 year ago
Jimbo Fisher
It’s hard to declare any team or conference the winner of an offseason, but things have been going well in the ACC since the end of the regular season. Syracuse (Dino Babers), Virginia (Bronco Mendenhall), Virginia Tech (Justin Fuente) and...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
There comes a time when everyone is too big to swing on a swing set. Most of us are in denial about when that time is.  Oregon State football players took a break from their community service and OL Blake Brandel ended up painfully...
Jasmine Watkins
1 year ago
Devine Redding
Last season was a pivotal one for Indiana football and head coach Kevin Wilson. Wilson was entering his fifth season in Bloomington and had yet to put together a winning season or appeare in a bowl game since arriving in 2011. The Hoosiers...
Jake Rose
1 year ago
Jon Hilliman
In Steve Addazio’s first two seasons at Boston College, he led the Eagles to back-to-back winning records and seemingly had the program on an upward trajectory. But after a 3-9 campaign in 2015, momentum is no longer on his side, as evidenced...
Adam Kurkjian
1 year ago
In 2015, Auburn had the most disappointing season of any team in college football. After being anointed in the preseason as a favorite to win the SEC and a contender for the College Football Playoff, the Tigers finished with a 7-6 (2-6 SEC) record...
Jason Hall
1 year ago
Thomas Sirk
After beating Virginia Tech on Oct. 24, the Duke football team was sitting at 6-1 with a perfect 3-0 ACC record. But a very disturbing Halloween night loss to Miami began a four-game tailspin that took the Blue Devils out of the Coastal...
Jon Kinne
1 year ago
Baker Mayfield
The Big 12 is known for its offensive firepower and high-scoring attacks, so it should be no surprise four of the top five players in the pre-spring top 15 rankings are quarterbacks. Oklahoma’s Baker Mayfield takes the top spot in the early...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Mike Riley
Nebraska opens its second spring practice under coach Mike Riley hoping to build off the momentum from a 37-29 victory over UCLA in the Foster Farms Bowl. The Cornhuskers finished 6-7 in Riley’s first year, but six of the seven defeats came...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago

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