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College Football's Top 30 Linebacker Units for 2015

Notre Dame is among the nation's best at linebacker.
College Football's Top 30 Linebacker Units for 2015

Picking the top linebacker units in college football is no easy task. After all, schemes dictate how linebackers are used and the rise of spread offenses generally means more defensive backs on the field. Regardless of whether a scheme utilizes a 4-3, 3-4, 4-2-5 or nickel package, linebackers are a critical component to any defense.

Outrageous College Football Predictions for the ACC in 2015

The odds of any of these things happening are low, but they are all possible nonetheless.
Outrageous College Football Predictions for the ACC in 2015

Every season of college football starts out the same way. We have all of these things that we think are knowns — lead-pipe locks as one popular radio host calls them. Then, by midseason, we're all wrong, sitting around wondering what happened to all that we thought was written in stone.

 

It shouldn't surprise us, considering that we are dealing with young men in their late teens and early 20s, but it always does.

College Football's Top 35 Defensive Lines for 2015

Who has the best defensive line in the nation?
College Football's Top 30 Defensive Lines for 2015

The rise of spread offenses and the different schemes teams face on a week-to-week basis in a college football season has altered how some defensive coordinators think. While some are placing more emphasis on building a secondary, the success of any defense starts up front.

College Football's Top 30 Offensive Lines for 2015

Which teams have the best OL in the nation?
College Football's Top 30 Offensive Lines for 2015

The offensive line is often the most overlooked position for any college football team. While the linemen in the trenches don’t get enough credit, they are often the most important piece to a successful offense.

Ranking the Toughest Games on Clemson's College Football Schedule in 2015

The Tigers' biggest challenges will be at home
Ranking the Toughest Games on Clemson's College Football Schedule in 2015

If you want to see the biggest games in the ACC, Clemson Memorial Stadium is the place to be in 2015. What looks like the most important game on the conference schedule, the Tigers versus Florida State on Nov. 7, will be played at Clemson.

Ranking the ACC's Best and Worst College Football Logos in 2015

Who has the best football logo in the ACC?
Ranking the ACC's Best and Worst College Football Logos in 2015

Just about every sports fan is tied to their team’s logo, which makes ranking logos complicated. To get an educated opinion on what is a good logo and what isn't, Athlon Sports turned to one of the people most responsible for helping produce some of the best-looking magazines on the newsstands, graphic designer Daly Cantrell.

Ranking the Toughest Games on NC State's College Football Schedule in 2015

Dave Doeren and the Wolfpack have a very manageable non-conference schedule this fall, but faces Florida State and Virginia Tech on the road in ACC play
Ranking the Toughest Games on NC State's College Football Schedule in 2015

NC State had a bit of a surprising 2014 season. The Wolfpack went from three wins in 2013 to eight and a St. Petersburg Bowl victory over UCF in head coach Dave Doeren’s second season.

 

Ranking the Toughest Games on Pittsburgh's College Football Schedule in 2015

Tyler Boyd and the Panthers will play five games in October
Ranking the Toughest Games on Pittsburgh's College Football Schedule in 2015

There is good news surrounding the University of Pittsburgh's 2015 schedule; there really isn't an unwinnable game on the slate.

 

The bad news is the Panthers have lost to every single team on their schedule at one point or another, including Youngstown State and Akron.

 

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