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5 Players Replacing the Biggest Names in ACC for 2015

An early look at the players filling big shoes in 2015.
5 Players Replacing the Biggest Names in ACC for 2015

Attrition and finding replacements for departed players are a key aspect of any college football offseason. A coaching staff may look for answers in the junior college ranks for a quick fix, or they may feel comfortable with a replacement that’s been on the roster waiting for his turn to step into the starting lineup.

20 Most Amazing Stats in Super Bowl History

The most amazing, interesting, intriguing and bizarre Super Bowl stats
20 Most Amazing Stats in Super Bowl History

The 49th edition of the NFL’s annual showcase game, also known as the Super Bowl, will take place this Sunday. From its humble start 48 years ago, the Super Bowl has grown into the most-watched event of the year.

 

Early Big Ten Football Predictions for 2015

The Buckeyes and Badgers lead the way for 2015.
Early Big Ten Football Predictions for 2015

College football’s 2014 season has ended, and the focus shifts from the national championship picture to signing day, spring practice and early preseason rankings for 2015. While last year and Ohio State’s national title victory over Oregon is still fresh in our minds, it’s never too early to think about next season.

 

Coastal Carolina Unveils New Teal Green Turf for 2015

The Chanticleers have a unique turf.
Coastal Carolina Unveils New Teal Green Turf for 2015

Coastal Carolina is one of the nation’s most intriguing programs on the FCS level. The Chanticleers are led by coach Joe Moglia (a former CEO of TD Ameritrade) and will have a new “Teal Green Turf” coming to their stadium in 2015.

The different colors for turfs are no stranger to college football, as Boise State’s blue turf and Eastern Washington’s red field are two recognizable places for fans.

Where Did College Football Find its Starting Quarterbacks for 2015?

Who went the farthest for their starting QB in 2015?
Where did College Football find its starting quarterbacks for 2015?

Marcus Mariota, Brett Hundley and Jameis Winston are gone, leaving massive voids at three power programs. With another year of turnover under center comes another year of new faces in new places.


So Athlon Sports takes its best shot at projecting each of the Power 5 programs starting quarterback for 2015, and most importantly, where they came from.

 

College Basketball Weekend Preview: Top 10 Games and Predictions

Krzyzewski's bid for No. 1,000 isn't the only key road game this weekend
College Basketball Weekend Preview: Top 10 Games and Predictions

The headline of the week in college hoops will be Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski’s bid for 1,000 career wins. He’ll try to hit that landmark on the road, making Duke’s game at St. John’s a part of the theme of the weekend.

 

A number of top teams are looking for key wins on the road, many of which to re-establish their bona fides as conference contenders or national contenders.

 

Who Will be the Next College Basketball Coach to 1,000 Wins?

These coaches have a chance to match Coach K ... if they stick around long enough
Who Will be the Next College Basketball Coach to 1,000 Wins?

Even Mike Krzyzewski’s records are made to be broken. The Duke coach will be the first men’s college basketball coach to reach the 1,000-win mark, but he won’t be the last.

 

One Division I coach is right on his heels. Syracuse’s Jim Boeheim, the only other major college basketball coach well over the 900-win mark, could join him next season.

 

Assessing the next crop of potential 1,000-win coaches is no easy task and in many ways puts Krzyzewski’s (and eventually Boeheim’s) feat into further perspective.

Early ACC Football Predictions for 2015

Florida State, Clemson and Georgia Tech are the top teams in 2015.
Early ACC Football Predictions for 2015

College football’s 2014 season has ended, and the focus shifts from the national championship picture to signing day, spring practice and early preseason rankings for 2015. While last year and Ohio State’s national title victory over Oregon is still fresh in our minds, it’s never too early to think about next season.

 

All-Time Super Bowl Team

After nearly half a century of Super Bowls, who lands on Athlon's All-Time Super Bowl Team?
Athlon Sports' All-Time Super Bowl Team

Super Bowl XLIX features plenty of the game's top players, including New England's Tom Brady, Seattle's Marshawn Lynch, Richard Sherman and Russell Wilson. And with a big performance in the Feb. 1 matchup, those players could earn a spot among the best to play on the NFL's biggest stage. Here's a look at Athlon's All-Time Super Bowl team, highlighting the best performance in the big game.
 

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