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College Football's Top 80 Players for 2016

Clemson's Deshaun Watson takes the No. 1 spot.
College Football's Top 80 Players for 2016

With players like Clemson’s Deshaun Watson, Florida State’s Dalvin Cook, Stanford’s Christian McCaffrey and LSU’s Leonard Fournette returning, it’s a crowded year at the top of the player rankings. Watson is Athlon’s No. 1 player for 2016, but the gap between the next set of players is pretty small. While Fournette checks in at No.

Ranking All 128 College Football Starting Quarterbacks for 2016

Every FBS quarterback ranked No. 1 to 128.
Ranking All 128 College Football Starting Quarterbacks for 2016

Quarterback play is always under the microscope for every college football team. Finding and developing a reliable starter isn’t easy for some programs, but for other schools, the next quarterback steps in and the offense doesn’t miss a beat.

 

Outrageous Ideas for College Football Conference Realignment

Everyone else has offered up their thoughts. I figured it was my turn.
Outrageous Ideas for College Football Conference Realignment

College football conference realignment and expansion is all the rage. It's the Hansel from Zoolander of sports. The Big 12 is currently driving the conversation, but truth be told, any article or conversation about expanding or realigning pretty much any conference goes viral. Why?

 

California Golden Bears vs. Hawaii Rainbow Warriors Preview and Prediction

The Golden Bears and Rainbow Warriors meet on Friday in Australia.
California Golden Bears vs. Hawaii Rainbow Warriors Preview and Prediction 2016

College football’s 2016 season officially kicks off on Friday night with California and Hawaii making the long trek to Sydney, Australia for a neutral site matchup. This game marks the inaugural College Football Sydney Cup and a crowd of over 60,000 is expected in ANZ Stadium.

 

Talented Newcomers Leading Utah's Offense in 2016

Running back Joe Williams is one of several new faces that will lead the Utes' offense this fall
Talented Newcomers Leading Utah's Offense in 2016

Losing a four-year starter at quarterback, a dominant running back and two leading receivers can spell trouble for most college football teams. Utah faces this exact scenario entering the 2016 season.

Washington Football Game-by-Game Predictions for 2016

High expectations await the Huskies in head coach Chris Petersen's third year
Washington Football Game-by-Game Predictions for 2016

This offseason might have taken an older generation of Pac-12 football fan back. Not since around the turn of the millennium has Washington football been welcomed into a new campaign with the kind of hype awaiting the Huskies in 2016.

 

The Pac-12's Top 15 Must-See Games of 2016

Defending Pac-12 champion Stanford will be a part of several marquee matchups this fall
The Pac-12's Top 15 Must-See Games of 2016

The 2016 season marks the 10-year anniversary of the Pac-12 becoming the first major conference to implement a nine-game league schedule.

College Football 2016 Conference, Playoff and National Championship Predictions

Athlon's staff picks the 2016 college football season.
College Football 2016 Conference, Playoff and National Championship Predictions

The start of the 2016 college football season is just a few days away. California and Hawaii meet in Australia on Aug. 26 in the first game of the year, with the full slate for Week 1 starting on Thursday, Sept. 1 and ending on Labor Day with Florida State and Ole Miss.

 

Ranking the Pac-12's Top 35 Players for 2016

Stanford's Christian McCaffrey takes the top spot among Pac-12 players.
Ranking the Pac-12's Top 35 Players for 2016

The Pac-12 is known for its high-scoring offenses and dynamic skill players, and with the likes of Oregon running back Royce Freeman, Stanford running back Christian McCaffrey and USC receiver JuJu Smith-Schuster returning, this league is going to have its share of fireworks on offense once again.

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