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Virginia Tech Unveils New Alternate Helmets for 2015 Game Against Furman

The Hokies will wear this helmet on Sept. 12.
Virginia Tech Unveils New Alternate Helmets for 2015 Game Against Furman

Virginia Tech doesn’t deviate from its usual uniform combinations much, but the Hokies plan on wearing an alternate helmet for their 2015 matchup against Furman on Sept. 12.

 

The helmet was unveiled during Saturday’s spring game in Blacksburg.

 

Check out Virginia Tech’s new helmet for Military Appreciation Day on Sept. 12:

 

 

Ranking the Pac-12 College Towns (Expert Poll)

Athlon asked some experts to rank the best towns in the Pac-12.
Ranking the Pac-12 College Towns (Expert Poll)

The old saying “beauty is in the eye of the beholder” couldn’t be more true when it comes to ranking college towns.

 

Do you prefer larger metropolitan areas? Do you enjoy the isolated peace and quiet of a quaint small town? Cost of living, nightlife, food, culture, weather, surrounding geography and more go into evaluating a city.

 

Mississippi State Bulldogs 2015 Football Schedule and Analysis

Athlon analyzes the Bulldogs' '15 football schedule.
Mississippi State Bulldogs 2015 Football Schedule and Analysis

After the best season in school history, many are asking one question: what sort of encore can be expected from Dan Mullen and the Bulldogs?

 

Mullen has recruited this roster into better shape than it’s been in decades and the return of Heisman candidate Dak Prescott cannot be overstated.

 

Miami Hurricanes 2015 Schedule and Analysis

Athlon analyzes the Canes' '15 football schedule.
Miami Hurricanes 2015 Schedule and Analysis

Miami hasn't been the big dog on the block in the ACC for more than a decade. 

 

But it doesn't mean that Al Golden doesn't have one of the most talented rosters in the ACC, as well as a rising star under center in Brad Kaaya.

 

Michigan State Updates Uniforms and Unveils New Spartan-Themed Alternate

The Spartans have new uniforms for 2015.
Michigan State Updates Uniforms and Unveils New Spartan-Themed Alternate

Michigan State’s green and white uniforms are some of the best in the Big Ten. And with spring practice wrapping up in East Lansing, the Spartans have decided to unveil their new uniforms for 2015.

 

There’s not a drastic change in the green/white combinations, but Michigan State will have a new alternate for 2015. According to Nike, the alternates were inspired by Spartan shields and the phalanx battle formation.

 

Arkansas Razorbacks 2015 Football Schedule and Analysis

Athlon analyzes the Razorbacks' '15 football schedule.
Arkansas Razorbacks 2015 Football Schedule and Analysis

The first offseason for Bret Bielema was dramatically different than his second in Fayetteville.

 

Arkansas got back to a bowl game after a winless SEC campaign and fans and prognosticators alike are excited about the Hogs' potential in 2015. The roster is in great shape and the Razorbacks' identity makes them tough to face every weekend.

 

Marcus Mariota vs. Jameis Winston: Who's No. 1 in the NFL Draft?

Who should be the No. 1 pick in the NFL Draft in 2015?
Marcus Mariota vs. Jameis Winston: Who's No. 1 in the NFL Draft?

Athlon Sports turned loose the Ourlads.com scouting department on two superstar signal callers. Who should go No. 1 in the 2015 NFL Draft: Marcus Mariota or Jameis Winston?

 

From Athlon Sports 2015 NFL Draft preview magazine:

 

Rockies' Nolan Arenado Borrows Belt in the 9th

Colorado Rockies Nolan Arenado's belt breaks in the bottom on the 9th inning.
Colorado Rockies Nolan Arenado's belt breaks in the bottom on the 9th inning.

Rockies third baseman Nolan Arenado was all over the field against the San Diego Padres. He made a couple of amazing defensive plays, including one in the seventh to save two runs:

 

 

Ranking the Big 12 College Towns (Expert Poll)

Athlon asked Big 12 experts to rank the best towns in the league.
Ranking the Big 12 College Towns (Expert Poll)

The old saying “beauty is in the eye of the beholder” couldn’t be more true when it comes to ranking college towns.

 

Do you prefer larger metropolitan areas? Do you enjoy the isolated peace and quiet of a quaint small town? Cost of living, nightlife, food, culture, weather, surrounding geography and more go into evaluating a city.

 

Former Fullback Kalani Sitake is a Defensive Coach on the Rise

Sitake's unorthodox career path continues at Oregon State
Former Fullback Kalani Sitake is a Defensive Coach on the Rise

One of football’s up-and-coming defensive coordinators got his start in the one of the most unlikely places — playing fullback for a school that was ground zero of the modern spread offense.

 

Kalani Sitake has been a defensive assistant in major college football for merely a decade, but he’s already one of the most intriguing names in the coaching ranks.

 

When the time came for the BYU fullback to enter the workforce in 2001, Sitake knew what he wanted to do, just not all the details.

 

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