With the eighth week of action from the 2018 season in the books, it's time to revamp the full top 130 team projections and predictions and rank every FBS team in college football. Alabama maintained its significant advantage for the No. 1 spot after a win against Tennessee, but Clemson jumps to No. 2 after beating NC State 41-7 on Saturday. Ohio State tumbled to No. 10 after its loss at Purdue, Notre Dame climbed to No. 3, and Michigan takes over at No. 4 following its win at Michigan State.
With the eighth weekend of the 2018 season in the books, it’s time to take a look at the best of the best and honor some of the top performances. Each week, Athlon Sports will highlight some of the top performers in college football with its weekly awards section. Here’s a look at Athlon Sports’ picks for the offensive, defensive, coordinator, team and freshman from Week 8:
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 eighth weekend of the 2018 season featured a couple of upsets to shake up the rankings, as Oregon lost at Washington State, and Ohio State was dominated by Purdue in West Lafayette. At the top, Alabama maintains the No. 1 ranking after beating Tennessee 58-21, while Clemson moves to No. 2 after handling NC State 41-7. Washington State, Stanford and Utah join the top 25 after big wins in Week 8.
The Week 8 edition of picking every game on the college football schedule is highlighted by a huge intrastate battle in the Big Ten; some intriguing showdowns in the Pac-12; and a sneaky good game in the SEC West as Mississippi State travels to LSU. Here is every game on the Week 8 slate:
College football’s 2018 season continues with a Week 8 slate that features 55 matchups from Thursday night to Saturday, and Athlon Sports is ready with predictions for every contest. Georgia State-Arkansas State kicks off the action on Thursday, with Stanford at Arizona State providing an intriguing Pac-12 matchup later that night. The Mountain West takes center stage on Friday, as Colorado State plays at Boise State and Air Force travels to UNLV. The Saturday slate begins with a huge showdown in the Big Ten between Michigan and Michigan State.
Week 8 of the 2018 college football season continues on Saturday.That means it’s time to pick your optimal DraftKings college football fantasy lineup. Fortunately, our college football fantasy experts are ready to help. Players from 10 matchups are available to be selected on DraftKings for the first Saturday Noon ET games and seven for the 7 p.m. ET window.
Here’s what our best Week 8 college fantasy football DFS lineup looks like for Saturday matchups:
Both Memphis and Missouri head into Week 8’s battle of Tigers looking to rebound from losses of varying magnitudes. The visitors suffered a heartbreaking 31–30 loss at the hands of UCF, winners of 19 consecutive games dating back to last season. The hosts, meanwhile, put up 10 points on Alabama in the first quarter, only to watch the Crimson Tide tally 26 unanswered for a 39-10 win in Tuscaloosa.
The Week 8 edition of college football picks against the spread is highlighted by an intriguing Big Ten battle between perennial power Ohio State and upstart Purdue, an SEC West clash between reeling Auburn and high-scoring Ole Miss and a key Pac-12 North game between Oregon and Washington State in Pullman. Here are 10 predictions for games against the spread.
With half of the 2018 college football season completed, it’s time to hand out some hardware in the form of midseason All-America selections. This list is likely to look drastically different by December, but the players honored and mentioned below have performed at a high level through the first seven weeks of 2018.