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Who Will Replace Marcus Mariota as Oregon's Starting Quarterback in 2015?

Oregon Heads Into Spring With Uncertainty at QB.
Oregon Heads Into Spring With Uncertainty at QB After Marcus Mariota Leaves for NFL

Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota is leaving Eugene for the NFL after three seasons as the Ducks’ starting signal-caller. The Heisman Trophy winner declared for the NFL Draft on Wednesday and finished his career at Oregon as arguably the top player in school history. With Mariota moving onto the NFL, there are big shoes to fill under center for the Ducks in 2015.

 

Early Look at the Top Heisman Trophy Contenders in 2015

Championship QBs like Trevone Boykin lead the list of Heisman candidates.
Early Look at the Top Heisman Trophy Contenders in 2015

The ink is barely dry on the 2014 season and Athlon Sports is continuing its too early look at what is assured to be another stellar season of upsets, broken records and historic storylines.

 

Considering Marcus Mariota became the first preseason favorite to win the Heisman Trophy in more than a decade, here is a quick look at the potential frontrunners for the stiff-armed trophy in 2015:

 

College Football's Top Five Teams on the Rise for 2015

Texas A&M is a team on the rise for 2015.
College Football's Top Five Teams on the Rise for 2015

College football’s 2014 season is officially in the books. The new four-team playoff was a success, and the new postseason format resulted in Ohio State claiming a 42-20 win over Oregon in the national championship. The Buckeyes are the favorites to repeat next season, but winning back-to-back college football national championships isn’t easy.

Ohio State's 10 Most Memorable Moments of 2014

A look back at Ohio State's remarkable journey to a national championship.
Historic Season: Ohio State's 10 Most Memorable Moments of 2014

Generally, any championship in any sport is a long, arduous tale of adversity and perseverance filled with unpredictable success and joy.

 

Early Look at the Top 25 College Football Games of 2015

It's never too early to look ahead to next season.
Early Look at the Top 25 College Football Games of 2015

Less than 48 hours after the crowning of the 2014 national champion — congrats to the Ohio State Buckeyes by the way — we are already looking ahead to 2015.

 

Why not? After one of the most entertaining football seasons in history, why shouldn’t we be fired up about another year of upsets, records and overtime?

 

Here is a really, really early look at the top 25 games to look forward to in 2015:

 

5 Bowl Winners Who Could Be Overrated in 2015

Watch out for teams whose bowl wins could be fool's gold
5 Bowl Winners Who Could Be Overrated in 2015

For better or worse, Oklahoma will not be a victim of what we’re going to call the Oklahoma Effect.

 

This is the trend in which a lopsided bowl win leads to a team facing unattainable expectations the following year.

 

Why the Oklahoma Effect? The Sooners finished 2013 with a 45-31 win over then-No. 3 Alabama in the Sugar Bowl behind the play of quarterback Trevor Knight.

 

Early College Football National Championship Odds Released for 2015-16

The Buckeyes are favorites to repeat in 2015.
Early College Football National Championship Odds Released for 2015-16

The 2014 college football season just ended, but the upcoming 2015 campaign isn’t that far off. Bovada is getting a start on 2015 by releasing early championship odds for next season.

 

Ohio State is a favorite to repeat, with TCU and Alabama just behind the Buckeyes in the overall odds.

 

Check out Bovada’s early national championship odds for 2015:

 

Ohio State: 5/1

TCU: 15/2

Alabama: 10/1

Oregon: 14/1

Oregon's 2015 National Title Hopes Filled With Question Marks

The Ducks have key concerns to address.
Oregon's 2015 National Title Hopes Filled With Question Marks

Oregon fell short of claiming its first national championship with a 42-20 loss to Ohio State on Monday night. The Ducks have played in college football’s title game in two out of the last five years but lost both matchups. The lack of a championship trophy shouldn’t minimize the run Oregon has been on in recent years.

Can Ohio State Repeat as College Football's National Champions in 2015?

The Buckeyes are loaded for another run in 2015.
Can Ohio State Repeat as College Football's National Champions in 2015?

Ohio State is back on top of the college football world after a 42-20 win over Oregon in the national championship on Monday night. The run to the title was a surprising one for coach Urban Meyer’s team, as the Buckeyes were down to their third quarterback and had to defeat the No. 1 and No. 2 teams in the playoff committee rankings. However, no obstacle was too tough for Ohio State to overcome.

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