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College Football 2015 All-America Team

By Steven Lassan, 1 week 4 days ago
The 2015 college football season is just around the corner, and it’s time to honor the best of the best for the upcoming year. Several of the nation’s top players from 2014 are in the NFL ranks, but there’s no shortage of talent returning to the FBS level. Athlon Sports released its 2015 all-conference teams earlier this offseason, and now the focus shifts to the All-...

Florida State Makes Slight Change to Helmets for 2015

By Steven Lassan, 1 week 4 days ago
Florida State unveiled new uniforms, an updated logo and helmet design last season. And after one year, the Seminoles are making a slight tweak to the helmets for 2015. Last year’s helmets featured crossing spears at the back. However, the Seminoles plan on altering the helmets to not have the spears cross paths. Check out last year’s helmets, followed by the 2015 update:...

College Football's Top Transfers to Watch in 2015

By Steven Lassan, 1 week 5 days ago
Transfers are a huge part of any college football season. Whether it’s a graduate transfer eligible right away or a player that sat out the previous year due to NCAA rules, impact players are available in the transfer ranks every year. Quarterbacks are always under the microscope in the transfer ranks, and there’s no shortage of intriguing moves for 2015. Everett Golson left...

College Football's Top 20 Running Back Tandems for 2015

By Steven Lassan, 2 weeks 2 days ago
Having two running backs is almost essential for every college football team. While some teams have workhorse options that can handle 275 or 300 carries, most programs want to have at least two (and sometimes three) running backs to split up the workload. The thought process is pretty simple: Take the workload off one player and spread it around to keep everyone fresh. Arkansas has mastered...

15 World Cities That Need to Host a College Football Game

By Steven Lassan, 2 weeks 3 days ago
Baylor’s non-conference scheduling has been criticized frequently over the last few years. But the Bears are doing their best to upgrade the schedule and are on talks to appear in Australia (Sydney or Melbourne) against a Pac-12 opponent to open the 2016 season. So that news got us thinking. What overseas cities need to have a college football game for an opener? Here are a...

College Football's Impact Quarterback Transfers for 2015

By Steven Lassan, 2 weeks 3 days ago
Finding a dependable and productive starting quarterback is a huge challenge for all 128 college football coaches each season. While recruiting and developing a player is the easiest and preferred route, sometimes that plan doesn’t work. Transfers are a huge part of any offseason and can help the coaching staff bridge the gap to the next prospect or fill a void after a player didn...

Miami Central Teammates Dalvin Cook, Joseph Yearby Primed to Break Out

By Athlon Sports, 2 weeks 3 days ago
Since their days in the youth football leagues of Miami, running backs Dalvin Cook and Joseph Yearby have been the subject of an ongoing debate: Who’s better? “Every game, people would argue,” says Cook’s brother, former University of Miami basketball player Deandre Burnett. “Dalvin should be getting more carries. Joe should have got the ball there. They’...

College Football's Top Coordinators on the Rise for 2015

By Steven Lassan, 2 weeks 4 days ago
College football coordinators have a huge impact on their team in any season. And it’s no secret that hiring good coordinators and retaining them is critical to the long-term success of any head coach. Changing coordinators or a promotion of an assistant into the play-calling role can also provide a boost for any team or provide a fix for a struggling unit. Every year there’s a...

Examining the Over/Under 2015 Win Totals for the ACC's Atlantic Division

By Matt Josephs, 2 weeks 4 days ago
The ACC Atlantic was Florida State's playground last year, as the Seminoles dominated their way to an ACC title and a College Football Playoff berth. So which team is Florida State’s biggest threat this season? If you look at the Las Vegas win totals, then you'll see several contenders to the throne. Related: 2015 ACC Predictions, Projected Records and Awards  When...

ACC College Football Teams as Rock and Roll Bands

By Braden Gall, 2 weeks 4 days ago
Music, like sports, sparks debate, creates discussion and can even lead to heated disagreements. But both are unquestionably a huge part of American culture. So Athlon Sports has decided to combine two of our favorite things — rock and roll with college football. What if our favorite football programs were rock and roll bands? Every Power 5 team will be represented, so if...