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College Football Podcast: Conference Champs, National Title Contenders

Which league will be left out in 2016?
College Football Podcast: Toughest Predictions in 2016

Braden Gall and David Fox are back after a Bachelor Party break to analyze how the Athlon Sports rankings are put together.

 

- There is a huge difference between power rankings and projecting the committee's rankings.

 

- Should conference championships matter as much as they do?

 

- Which league has the best chance to get two teams into the Playoff? Which league is in the most danger of missing the Playoff?

 

- How wide open is the 2016 season going to be? More like 2005 or 2007?

 

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Ranking College Football's Top 25 Toughest Schedules for 2016

College Football Playoff contenders face some of the most daunting schedules in the nation in 2016
Ranking College Football's Top 25 Toughest Schedules for 2016

The true measure of a team's strength of schedule cannot be determined until the regular season approaches its end. That said, some schedules stand out as obviously better than others before a game is ever played.

 

College Football Podcast: Toughest Predictions in 2016

The ACC is once again one of the toughest to predict in 2016.
College Football Podcast: Toughest Predictions in 2016

Braden Gall, David Fox and Mitch Light are gearing up for another Athlon Sports preview magazine and the guys are discussing the most difficult decisions in 2016.

 

- What seperates Clemson from Florida State in the Atlantic Division?

 

- Who are the contenders in the Coastal and should we just flip a coin?

 

- Is a 10 Year War brewing in the Big East or can Michigan State pull another upset?

 

- Who is the top challenger in the Big 12 to Oklahoma?

 

Ranking the Big 12's Toughest College Football Schedules in 2016

Oklahoma's path to repeat as Big 12 champs is not an easy one
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Ranking the Big 12's Toughest College Football Schedules in 2016

The round robin doesn’t leave much room for differentiation between teams’ schedules. There’s no ducking squads from other divisions, and nine conference games only leaves three slots to fill that could boost a team’s strength of schedule.

Kansas State Wildcats 2016 Spring Football Preview

The Wildcats have key positions to fill on both sides of the ball this spring
Kansas State Wildcats 2016 Spring Football Preview

Thanks to injuries and inconsistency at key positions, the were one of the streakiest teams in college football in 2015.

 

College Football's Top 20 Offensive Linemen on the Rise for 2016

Who are the rising stars in the trenches?
College Football's Top 20 Offensive Linemen on the Rise for 2016

Offensive linemen are the most underrated players in college football. The players in the trenches never get enough credit for their performance, but the five blockers up front set the stage for the skill players to have success. Recruiting and developing offensive linemen is never easy. However, there’s always a new wave of stars ready to emerge in the trenches.

College Football's Coaches on the Hot Seat: 2016 Spring Practice Edition

Which coaches enter 2016 on the hot seat?
College Football's Coaches on the Hot Seat: 2016 Spring Practice Edition

College football’s 2015-16 coaching carousel was one of the most active in recent memory. After 28 jobs changed hands, the 2016-17 version may not be as active at the end of the year. However, several big-time jobs could open, as Les Miles (LSU), Charlie Strong (Texas), Kevin Sumlin (Texas A&M) and Gus Malzahn (Auburn) enter the 2016 season squarely on the hot seat.

 

College Football's Top 30 Running Backs on the Rise for 2016

Which RBs are poised for a breakout year in 2016?
College Football's Top 30 Running Backs on the Rise for 2016

Running back is one of the easiest positions to find a new standout each year, and there always seems to be a wave of stars ready to emerge in offseason workouts. Last season, Stanford’s Christian McCaffrey finished second in the Heisman voting in his first year as the starter, while Alabama’s Derrick Henry went from sharing time with T.J.

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