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College Football's Top 50 Running Back Units for 2016

Which teams have the best RB groups in 2016?
College Football's Top 40 Running Back Units for 2016

While every  team would prefer to have an established, superstar No. 1 running back, using a committee of options is the preferred approach to save wear and tear on the starter.

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American Athletic Conference's Best Quarterback Matchups of 2016

Here are the 10 best QB matchups in the American for 2016.
American Athletic Conference's Best Quarterback Matchups of 2016

The quarterback is easily the most important on-field position for any college football team. Signal-callers can truly make their teammates better and enhance their play on the field. While quarterback - especially proven ones - are valuable, this position is not easy to evaluate and the overall performance can depend on some of the help from the supporting cast. These pocket passers and dual-threats are some of the best in the nation and these clashes should make it an enjoyable season in the American Athletic Conference.

NFL Scouts Talk Anonymously About AFC North Teams

Scouts discuss the Bengals, Browns, Ravens and Steelers
NFL Scouts Talk Anonymously About AFC North Teams

Cincinnati won the AFC North for the second time in three years last season, but lost in the Wild Card Round for the fifth straight season. The Bengals will try once again to get over that hump this season, but will face a stiff test from the Steelers and Ravens, which are hoping for better health after stumbling to 5-11 in 2015.

Podcast: Official 2016 Pac-12 Football Preview

Can the Ducks return to the top of the Pac-12?
Podcast: Official 2016 Pac-12 Football Preview

The Pac-12 conference goes under the microscope as hosts Braden Gall, Mitch Light and David Fox wrap up their Power 5 conference previews.

 

- Why are there no Pac-12 teams ranked in Athlon Sports' top 10? Does this mean that the league could get left out of the Playoff again in 2016? It may have everything to do with scheduling. No other league plays as many top 50 teams as the Pac-12.

 

- Why is Washington the pick? How good could this team?

 

Big 12's Best Quarterback Matchups of 2016

Here are the 10 best QB matchups in the Big 12 for 2016.
Big 12's Best Quarterback Matchups of 2016

The quarterback is easily the most important on-field position for any college football team. Signal-callers can truly make their teammates better and enhance their play on the field. While quarterback - especially proven ones - are valuable, this position is not easy to evaluate and the overall performance can depend on some of the help from the supporting cast. These pocket passers and dual-threats are some of the best in the nation and these clashes should make it an enjoyable season in the Big 12. Here are the top 10 quarterback matchups involving Big 12 teams for 2016:

Top 25 College Football Head Coaches on the Rise for 2016

Who are college football's rising stars in the head coaching ranks?
College Football's Top 25 Head Coaches on the Rise for 2016

Whether it’s a player, team or coach, the next big thing is always on the minds of fans for all 128 college football programs. Regardless of the job or program, coaches are always under the microscope and under to pressure to win – and win immediately. With the heavy scrutiny and pressure to win right away, it’s no surprise college football’s coaching carousel never stops.

Inside the First 100 Days for a New College Football Coach

Members of the new coaching class of 2016 tell us their major tasks and concern in their first weeks on the job
Inside the First 100 Days for a New College Football Coach

Dozens of coaches every year go to bed one night in the winter having just realized a dream. Maybe they’ve taken their first head coaching job; maybe they’ve reached the top of the profession.

 

Everything is grand.

 

By the next morning, the rush of excitement turns into an avalanche of anxiety.

 

Pac-12 2016 Preseason Quarterback Rankings

Ranking the Pac-12 QBs before fall practice.
Pac-12 2016 Preseason Quarterback Rankings

The Pac-12 is usually home to some of college football's best quarterbacks and high-powered offenses. That trend should hold true once again in 2016, as Washington State's Luke Falk and UCLA's Josh Rosen are two of the top quarterbacks in the nation.

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