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J.T. Barrett, Ohio State Buckeyes Football
Ohio State and Oklahoma meet in Columbus on Saturday night in a clash of top-five teams with College Football Playoff aspirations in 2017. While it’s only Week 2, the playoff and national title implications for this game are obvious. These...
Steven Lassan
2 months ago
Baker Mayfield, Oklahoma Sooners Football
Week 2 of the 2017 college football season features several intriguing matchups, and Athlon Sports is ready with complete predictions, preview and picks for the second weekend of action. Due to the NFL opener, the Week 2 slate features only one...
Steven Lassan
2 months ago
Mike Riley, Nebraska Cornhuskers Football
It’s safe to say the first game for new Nebraska defensive coordinator Bob Diaco didn’t go according to plan. The Cornhuskers survived on Saturday night against Arkansas State in a seven-point victory, but the defense surrendered 497...
Steven Lassan
2 months ago
TaQuon Marshall, Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Football
Quarterback play is always under the spotlight during the preseason or throughout the course of a regular season for all 130 college football teams. This process starts in high school, as evaluating prospects and how they will translate to FBS play...
Steven Lassan
2 months ago
The 2017 NFL season officially kicks off on Thursday night with New England opening its title defense at home against Kansas City. While the Patriots are just one of 32 teams in the league, all eyes will be watching Bill Belichick, Tom Brady and...
Athlon Sports
2 months ago
Lamar Jackson, Louisville Cardinals Football
Week 1 of the 2017 college football season produced several big performances and memorable moments from the ACC. The league fell short in some of its non-conference affairs, but Florida State's defense played well against Alabama, and...
Steven Lassan
2 months ago
Josh Rosen, UCLA Bruins Football
Week 1 of the 2017 college football season lived up to the hype. With several marquee matchups in the opening weekend, the action at the FBS level didn't disappoint. Alabama remained the team to beat after a win against Florida...
Steven Lassan
2 months ago
Drew Lock, Missouri Tigers football
Week 1 of the 2017 college football season produced several big performances and memorable moments from the SEC. The weekend slate featured huge non-conference wins by Alabama, Tennessee, LSU and South Carolina. Additionally, Vanderbilt...
Steven Lassan
2 months ago
College Football Top 25: Jalen Hurts, Alabama Crimson Tide Football
Weekly college football top 25 rankings are a big part of every season, and Athlon Sports will update its top 25 following the games each weekend. The first weekend of the 2017 season didn't disappoint. Alabama knocked off Florida State in...
Steven Lassan
2 months ago
FSU vs Alabama Prediction: Deondre Francois, Florida State Seminoles Football
Tonight’s showdown at brand-new Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta between Florida State and Alabama garnered offseason hype as the most anticipated opener in college football history. Considering what’s at stake, or the coaches and...
Steven Lassan
2 months ago
Justin Fuente, Virginia Tech Hokies Football
West Virginia and Virginia Tech renew an old, bitter Big East rivalry on Sunday night in Landover, Md., at FedEx Field. This is the first meeting between the Hokies and Mountaineers since 2005, and there’s some hardware at stake – the...
Steven Lassan
2 months ago
Michigan vs. Florida: Jim Harbaugh, Michigan Wolverines Football
Arlington, Texas and AT&T Stadium is home to one of college football’s marquee showdowns for Week 1, as Michigan and Florida meet on Saturday afternoon in one of the top non-conference tilts of the 2017 season.   In addition to...
Steven Lassan
2 months ago
College Football Picks: Jalen Hurts, Alabama Crimson Tide Football
Week 1 of the 2017 college football season features several intriguing matchups, and Athlon Sports is ready with complete predictions, preview and picks for the opening weekend. A handful of games kick off the Week 1 slate on Thursday night,...
Steven Lassan
2 months ago
All-Name Team College Football 2017
With 130 teams in the FBS and around 100 players on a roster, there are certainly some interesting names that pop-up throughout the course of production for Athlon's 2017 college football magazine.   We took a look through the...
Athlon Sports
2 months ago
Brent Stockstill, MTSU Blue Raiders Football
Week 1 of college football’s 2017 season features a hefty 87-game slate. Of course, even though it's tough to keep up with 87 games over a couple of days, we won’t complain about having college football back and games on every...
Steven Lassan
2 months ago
Nick Saban, Alabama Crimson Tide Football
College football’s long offseason is officially over. The 2017 season kicked off with a small, five-game slate of games for Week 0 on Saturday, Aug. 26. While the five contests provided an excellent appetizer, the season kicks into full...
Steven Lassan
2 months ago
Ed Orgeron, LSU Tigers Football
Selecting which freshmen will make the biggest impact in a college football season is never easy. While preseason hype and recruiting rankings certainly matter, every player develops at a different pace. Additionally, playing time is likely to...
Steven Lassan
2 months ago
Deondre Francois, Florida State Seminoles Football
The start of the 2017 college football season is just a day away with five games slated for Saturday, Aug. 26. The official Week 1 slate is packed with intriguing matchups, starting with games on Thursday, Aug. 31 and continuing to Monday,...
Steven Lassan
2 months ago
Sam Darnold, USC Trojans Football
Quarterback play is an essential part of every college football team’s hope for a national championship, CFB Playoff bid or simply getting to a bowl game. This position is difficult to project, but new stars emerge with the returning faces to...
Steven Lassan
2 months ago
Dru Brown, Hawaii Rainbow Warriors Football
The five-game slate of college football’s first Saturday of action in the 2017 season doesn’t feature many marquee matchups, but the meeting between Hawaii and UMass at McGuirk Alumni Stadium could provide its share of fireworks. The...
Steven Lassan
2 months ago
Quinton Flowers, USF Bulls Football
The 2017 college football season officially gets underway on Saturday, August 26. The Week 0 slate is a little light, as just five games dot the schedule. However, there should be no shortage of storylines for fans on the opening Saturday of action...
Steven Lassan
2 months ago
Michael Gallup, Colorado State Rams Football
College football’s 2017 season officially kicks off on Saturday in Fort Collins, Colo., with Colorado State opening its new stadium against Oregon State. This Mountain West-Pac-12 non-conference affair is the first FBS game of the 2017 season...
Steven Lassan
2 months ago
The 2017 college football season starts on Saturday, Aug. 26 and concludes in early January with the national championship in Atlanta, Ga. With kickoff right around the corner, it’s time to fill up your Twitter timelines with...
Steven Lassan
2 months ago
Jalen Hurts, Alabama Crimson Tide Football
The 2017 college football season is less than a week away, as the first games kick off on Saturday, Aug. 26. With the start of the 2017 season approaching, it’s time to go on record and finalize preseason predictions and picks. Athlon Sports...
Steven Lassan
2 months ago
Demaryius Thomas
Von Miller remains the face of the Denver Broncos. Like most of the team’s best players, he is a wrecking ball on defense. The Broncos make quarterbacks’ lives miserable, either through Miller’s pass rush or the clingy coverage...
Athlon Sports
3 months ago

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