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Predictions for Every College Football 2016-2017 Bowl Game

Predictions and picks for all 41 postseason games.
Predictions for Every College Football 2016-2017 Bowl Game

College football’s bowl season kicks off on Saturday, Dec. 17 and continues until the national championship in Tampa, Fla. on Jan. 9. With the bowl lineup set and confidence pools and pick’em contests set to start on Dec. 17, four writers for Athlon Sports share predictions for every bowl.

 

SEC 2016 Season Awards and All-Conference Team

Athlon hands out its awards from the 2016 season.
SEC 2016 Season Awards and All-Conference Team

The 2016 season was an interesting year for the SEC. Alabama enters the College Football Playoff as the No. 1 overall team but every team in the SEC outside of the Crimson Tide had at least four losses.

 

SEC All-Freshman Team for 2016

Awarding the SEC's top freshmen of 2016.
SEC All-Freshman Team for 2016

The SEC’s 2016 regular season featured several freshmen making an impact for all 14 teams in a variety of roles. Whether it was Alabama quarterback Jalen Hurts guiding the offense by averaging 264.1 total yards per game, or Kentucky's Benny Snell forming one of the league's top backfields with Boom Williams, there was no shortage of talent in the freshmen ranks.

20 Players on the Rise Entering College Football's 2016-17 Bowl Season

Here are 20 rising stars to watch during the bowl season.
20 Players on the Rise Entering College Football's 2016-17 Bowl Season

Breakout players or the emergence of new stars is an annual tradition for all 128 college football teams. However, with the focus shifting to the bowl season, it’s never too early to think about players that could use the postseason as a springboard to an even bigger 2017 campaign.

Tennessee Volunteers 2016 Team Awards

Joshua Dobbs and Derek Barnett provided their share of highlight-reel moments during an up-and-down 2016 season for the Volunteers
Tennessee Volunteers 2016 Team Awards

The hype machine was working overtime for the Tennessee Volunteers prior to the 2016 season. This was supposed to be the year that Tennessee football returned to the national stage as a dominant force in college football.

College Football Playoff: What Would a 16-team Bracket Look Like in 2016?

If this season didn't prove that it's time to expand the College Football Playoff, nothing will
College Football Playoff: What Would a 16-team Bracket Look Like in 2016?

Well, that was fun.

 

We're down to four teams to decide which one will be the champion of the wacky 2016 college football season. It's pretty cut and dry, right?

 

Wrong.

 

LSU Tigers 2016 Team Awards

Derrius Guice stepped out of Leonard Fournette's shadow and established himself as one of the top running backs in the nation
LSU Tigers 2016 Team Awards

The 2016 season was supposed to be one to remember for the LSU Tigers with 18 starters returning after finishing 9-3 a season ago. LSU was not only a preseason national title contender but thought of as perhaps the only team that could take down perennial college football juggernaut Alabama.

Seven-Step Drop: Nothing Controversial About This Year’s College Football Playoff

The Selection Committee did its job - pick the four best teams
Seven-Step Drop: Nothing Controversial About This Year’s College Football Playoff

Contrary to all the tweets, all the talking heads on television and all of the columns written, there was no drama in this year’s College Football Playoff selection process. There were zero surprises either.

 

Ranking All 40 College Football Bowls for 2016: From Must-See to Must-Miss

Athlon ranks the bowl games from No. 1-40.
Ranking All 40 College Football Bowls for 2016: From Must-See to Must-Miss

College football’s regular season is over and the matchups for the 2016-17 bowl season are set. The bowl slate features 40 matchups and the national championship game to be played on Jan. 9 in Tampa, Fla. The postseason action starts on Dec.

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