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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
4 months ago
Derrius Guice
The first-ever matchup between BYU and LSU was originally supposed to be played in NRG Stadium in Houston. But due to the tragic events from Hurricane Harvey in Texas, the game is now in New Orleans, less than 100 miles from LSU’s campus,...
Mitch Harper
4 months ago
Vols vs GT pick: Butch Jones Tennessee Volunteers
A long overdue rivalry that dates back to 1902 will be renewed on Monday night when the No. 25 Tennessee Volunteers face off against the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets in the Chick-fil-A Kickoff Classic. The second of two high-profile SEC vs. ACC...
Rob McVey
4 months ago
Josh Rosen
Rarely does college football afford teams a mulligan. UCLA opening its 2017 season with the same opponent that kicked off a 4–8 2016 campaign is about as close to a mulligan as one can expect to see.    The Bruins visited Texas A...
Kyle Kensing
4 months ago
Brent Stockstill
After two lackluster seasons, Derek Mason got Vanderbilt to a bowl game in his third year in Nashville. With his fourth season set to begin on Saturday, Mason looks to take it up a notch and lead the Commodores to a winning season after a 6-7...
Mike Ferguson
4 months ago
After what seems like an eternity of an offseason for Ole Miss, it’s a safe bet to say the Rebel faithful are glad to finally have the focal point of conversations shifted to what will happen on the field, instead of everything that has...
Elton Hayes
4 months ago
The 2017 opener between Georgia Southern and Auburn pairs contrasting teams, which could present different challenges to both teams on both sides of the ball. The contest on paper is a David vs. Goliath showdown, but a deeper look holds intrigue...
Ryan Wright
4 months ago
Nick Chubb
In one of the more intriguing week 1 games, the No. 15 Georgia Bulldogs will play host to the Appalachian State Mountaineers in a primetime ESPN matchup between the hedges in Sanford Stadium. Following a less-than-stellar 8-5 campaign in 2016...
Rob McVey
4 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
4 months ago
Benny Snell Jr.
Kentucky and Southern Miss met in Lexington in last year’s season opener, and the game did not disappoint. After the Wildcats were up 35-17 at halftime, the Golden Eagles scored 27 unanswered points to win the game 44-35 in a thriller. It was...
Antwan Staley
4 months ago
Will Muschamp
Both the NC State Wolfpack and the South Carolina Gamecocks are trendy surprise picks in their respected conferences. But first, the two teams will have to play each on neutral soil in Charlotte, North Carolina.   While NC State finished the...
Antwan Staley
4 months ago
Sam Darnold
The college football season is almost upon us and while it may technically start in late August, it’s the month of September that is the heart of the action on the gridiron. Featuring the bulk of the non-conference matchups and several...
Bryan Fischer
4 months ago
College football is back in our lives and judging by the Week 1 schedule, better than ever. This year’s slate has just about everything you can want, from blue blood matchups to intriguing meetings of schools from vastly different parts of...
Bryan Fischer
4 months ago
It has finally arrived! The first full slate of the 2017 college football season is here. With it comes a clean slate for nearly every team in the land as they chase their College Football Playoff dreams. But as is the nature of a sport with more...
J.P. Scott
4 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
4 months ago
Dabo Swinney
The 2017 college football season is here, or for some teams actually started this past Saturday. But whether you were already “all in” for Week 0 or are more jacked up about the first full slate of games, it doesn’t change the...
Mark Ross
4 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
4 months ago
Phillip Lindsay
The Week 1 edition of college football picks against the spread features some predictions from what should be a great five-day stretch of games, including the intriguing Colorado-Colorado State game Friday night, the Michigan-Florida battle in...
Mitch Light
4 months ago
Austin Allen
The 2017 college football season for the Arkansas Razorbacks kicks off in an unusual fashion taking on the Florida A&M Rattlers, a Football Championship Subdivision (FCS) program, at their home away from home at War Memorial Stadium in Little...
Ryan Wright
4 months ago
Lane Kiffin
Even if they do not win a national championship, most preseason No. 1 college football teams finish with one to three losses and plenty of success. The season may not have lived up to their fans’ expectations, but it was at least respectable...
Aaron Tallent
4 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
4 months ago
The college football season began last weekend with a nice appetizer of five games that featured at least one FBS team. This week, the season begins in earnest with a full slate of games, headlined by four matchups on our list of the top 50 games...
Mitch Light
4 months ago
The ACC and SEC have debated adding a ninth conference game for their teams’ college football schedules. Doing so would make bowl qualification more difficult for their members. More teams with an extra loss would mean possibly fewer bowl...
John La Fleur
4 months ago
Bobby Bowden
Before the BCS and the College Football Playoff, being the preseason No. 1 team was a big deal. During the era where rankings were a war of attrition and the best college football teams rarely played each other outside of their conference, a...
Aaron Tallent
4 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
4 months ago

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