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Jared Goff
California is in the spotlight on Saturday, as the top three matchups from the Pac-12 all involve teams from the Golden State. USC-Stanford takes the top spot in the game power rankings, but there’s no shortage of intrigue between BYU-UCLA...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Charlie Strong
For completely different reasons, Oklahoma and Texas have dominated the headlines in the Big 12 since last Saturday. And going into Week 3, the Longhorns will have an opportunity to build off last week’s momentum and win over Rice with a...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Tommy Armstrong
The Big Ten took the spotlight last Saturday, as Michigan State-Oregon was the must-see matchup from Week 2. This weekend’s slate doesn’t have a marquee top-10 contest, but there’s plenty of intriguing games around the conference...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Brandon Harris
After a strong performance in Week 1, the SEC took its share of hits in Week 2. Auburn needed overtime to defeat Jacksonville State, Arkansas lost to Toledo and Tennessee blew a 17-0 lead to Oklahoma in a 31-24 two-overtime loss. The focus in Week...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Justin Thomas
The ACC still has its share of one-sided matchups on the slate for Week 3, but there’s a handful of contests with national appeal. Notre Dame begins life without Malik Zaire this Saturday, as DeShone Kizer makes his first start under center...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Cory Ross
In the years immediately after the 2002 national championship Rose Bowl and the departure of Heisman winner Eric Crouch, Nebraska was in a state of identity crisis. The Cornhuskers parted ways with longtime Tom Osborne assistant Frank Solich and...
David Fox
1 year ago
Kyle Flood
Rutgers coach Kyle Flood has been suspended three games and fined $50,000 after an investigation into academic rule violations. The news about Flood’s suspension was first reported by NJ.com’s Keith Sargeant. Flood will miss...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Deshaun Watson
Clemson and Louisville enter Thursday night’s critical early-season ACC showdown with a completely different outlook through the first two weeks of the season. The Tigers are off to a fast 2-0 start thanks to convincing wins over Wofford and...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Last week was a tough one for Arkansas coach Bret Bielema. The Razorbacks’ coach took a shot at the lack of difficulty in Ohio State’s schedule after Week 1, and of course, fans had no trouble jumping on Bielema after Arkansas’...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Hosts Mitch Light and Braden Gall are joined by ESPN's Dari Nowkhah to break down a huge weekend of action in Week 3. The ACC's big three go on the road while the rest of the league battles with the Big Ten. The SEC West has two...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
Mike Krzyzewski
Not only did Mike Krzyzewski win his fifth career national championship last season, he further ensured the ACC cornered the market on national title-winning coaches. The ACC is the home of four coaches who have won a national title:...
David Fox
1 year ago
Here on the Athlon Sports Cover 2 podcast, we’re taking a brief and infrequent break from our college football coverage to take a quick look at the college basketball season ahead. As teams prepare for Midnight Madness and the start of...
David Fox
1 year ago
Old Dominion alternate helmet
Old Dominion has a huge home game this Saturday, as NC State visits Foreman Field in Week 3. It’s rare for a Power 5 team to play a Group of 5 opponent on the road, so this will be a good opportunity for coach Bobby Wilder to showcase his...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
The NFL is back, and the competition off the field is nearly as heated as the competition on game day. The Athlon Sports Pro Football Experts Club presented by New Era gives you the chance to compete with your friends and...
John Gworek
1 year ago
Jeremy Johnson
Quarterbacks are always under heavy scrutiny for all 128 college football teams, and the pressure only increases in big-time matchups. While it’s still very early in the 2015 season, there are a handful of teams with critical matchups in Week...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
The college football season is just getting started, and the competition off the field is nearly as heated as the competition on game day. The Athlon Sports College Football Experts Club presented by Nexium & Advil gives you the...
David Fox
1 year ago
Hosts Braden Gall and David Fox break down the three biggest games of Week 2. How good is Micigan State and what does this win mean for the both the Spartans and the Ducks? What can Tennessee learn from this loss and does this catapult...
David Fox
1 year ago
Dalvin Cook
Numbers and statistics are a huge part of college football. Every Sunday, reading updated box scores and stats is like Christmas for fans and media members. Some stats like total offense and total defense are overrated, but each help paint a...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
The Arkansas Razorbacks may still be a Top 25 team at some point during the year or by the time the last regular season game has been played, but after Week 2 the Hogs are no longer worthy of the consideration needing to fine tune several aspects...
Ryan Wright
1 year ago
Eric Striker
Oklahoma staged a furious second-half rally against Tennessee on Saturday, as the Sooners defeated the Volunteers 31-24 in Knoxville. But the on-field action wasn't the only part of Saturday's game that was noteworthy. Oklahoma...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Penalties or mental errors drive coaches crazy. On Saturday night, Florida coach Jim McElwain exploded on Kelvin Taylor after he was assessed a 15-yard penalty for a throat-slash gesture against East Carolina. Here’s McElwain’s...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Southern Mississippi is in the middle of a rebuilding effort under third-year coach Todd Monken. However, Monken made it clear after Saturday’s win over Austin Peay: He is not happy with the fanbase. As expected, the Golden Eagles had an...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Notre Dame quarterback Malik Zaire suffered a significant ankle injury during Saturday’s game against Virginia. Zaire was injured during the third quarter on a rush attempt for the Fighting Irish and was replaced by DeShone Kizer. Prior...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Southern Miss ball boy
Being a ball boy for a college football team can be a dangerous task. Just ask the staff at Southern Miss. On Saturday, a Southern Miss ball boy got quite the scare after one of the Golden Eagles’ touchdowns against Austin Peay. ...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Oregon Combat Ducks
Oregon has some of college football’s best uniforms, but the Ducks unveiled an awesome alternate helmet for Saturday night’s showdown against Michigan State. The helmet features the Duck logo on a white background to complete the...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago

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