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College Football's Top 20 Quarterback Debuts of 2016

Which new QB had the best debut in Week 1?
College Football's Top 20 Quarterback Debuts of 2016

Quarterback play is always under the spotlight for all 128 college football teams. Some programs – Clemson (Deshaun Watson) and Ohio State (J.T. Barrett) – entered 2016 with no uncertainty under center. However, there was no shortage of teams opening the year with question marks or the possibility of the quarterback battle extending into the season.

College Football's Most Underrated Performances from Week 1

Highlighting some of the under-the-radar Week 1 performances.
College Football's Most Underrated Performances from Week 1

Week 1 of the 2016 college football season produced several big-time performances. Freshmen quarterbacks Deondre Francois (Florida State), Shane Buechele (Texas) and Jalen Hurts (Alabama) lived up to the hype in their first game.

College Football Podcast: The Week 1 Recap

The team breaks down the greatest opening weekend in college football history.
College Football Podcast: The Week 1 Recap

Week 1 of the college football season is in the books and the guys break down the historic weekend. Braden Gall, Mitch Light and David Fox recap:

 

- So, I guess it really was the greatest weekend in college football history. Houston was the biggest surprise and the biggest winner in Week 1. But how does it change the way we view Oklahoma?

 

NFL 2016 Regular and Postseason Predictions

Can Cam Newton and the Panthers get back to the Super Bowl? Athlon's NFL experts make their division-by-division and playoff picks.
NFL 2016 Regular and Postseason Predictions

The NFL is finally ready to return to the field after more than seven months, and appropriately enough, it all starts with a rematch of the game that ended last season. Denver looks considerably different than the team that defeated Carolina 24-10 back on Feb. 7 to win Super Bowl 50.

 

College Football Week 1 Awards

Athlon hands out the awards from the Week 1 action.
College Football Week 1 Awards 2016

College football’s Week 1 slate for 2016 was billed as the best opening weekend in the history of the sport. Needless to say, the games didn’t disappoint. Florida State-Ole Miss, Texas-Notre Dame, North Carolina-Georgia and Auburn-Clemson were just a few of the standout games from the opening weekend of action.

 

Florida State Seminoles vs. Ole Miss Rebels Preview and Prediction

The Seminoles and Rebels meet on Monday night in Orlando.
Florida State Seminoles vs. Ole Miss Rebels Preview and Prediction 2016

Week 1 of the 2016 college football season concludes in Orlando, Fla. with Florida State and Ole Miss meeting for the first time since 1961. High expectations surround both teams for 2016, and a win in this neutral site affair would provide an early boost in building a playoff resume. 

 

Alabama Crimson Tide vs. USC Trojans Preview and Prediction

The Trojans and Crimson Tide meet in Arlington on Saturday night.
Alabama Crimson Tide vs. USC Trojans Preview and Prediction 2016

In terms of brand or name value and recognition for a Week 1 non-conference matchup, it doesn’t get much better than USC and Alabama. These two programs have a wealth of success on the stat sheet, claiming a combined 27 national championships, 1,564 overall victories and eight Heisman winners.

 

Texas A&M Aggies vs. UCLA Bruins Preview and Prediction

Josh Rosen hopes to lead the Bruins to a big road win over the Aggies.
Texas A&M Aggies vs. UCLA Bruins Preview and Prediction 2016

College football’s Week 1 slate is filled with compelling matchups, and while UCLA-Texas A&M might not have the same pregame hype as Alabama-USC or Houston-Oklahoma, there’s a lot of intrigue surrounding this game.

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