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College Football's Best 7-on-7 Teams for 2014

By David Fox, 2 weeks 3 days ago
The middle of summer is upon us, and for many elite high school prospects, that means 7-on-7 competitions.If quarterbacks, receivers and running backs aren’t working on passing skeletons in their spare time, they’re probably at one of the showcases or tournaments.Last week’s 7-on-7 drills at The Opening in Beaverton, Ore., and this week’s National Select 7-on-7...

Duke Updates Uniforms for 2014

By Steven Lassan, 2 weeks 4 days ago
The 2014 season represents the 25th anniversary of Duke’s ACC Championship team from 1989.To honor the 1989 team, Duke is making a few alterations to its jersey for the 2014 season.The Blue Devils recently unveiled three new (white, blue and black) jerseys for 2014, a new chrome decal on the black helmet, and stripes on the jersey sleeves.Here are the new photos from Duke’s uniform...

10 Must-See Quarterback Matchups of 2014

By Braden Gall, 2 weeks 4 days ago
Ali-Frazier. Manning-Brady. Magic-Bird. Mariota-Hundley? Okay, maybe I’m over doing it a bit. But as far as college football fans are concerned, there will be no bigger quarterback matchup in 2014 than when UCLA’s Brett Hundley and Oregon’s Marcus Mariota battle it out on the same field. College football entered the “super quarterback” era when Michael...

Bobby Petrino Poised to Win Big at Louisville Once Again

By Athlon Sports, 2 weeks 4 days ago
Social media crackled with disbelief on the day word leaked that former University of Louisville football coach Bobby Petrino was in line to become the replacement for Charlie Strong at U of L last January. Talk-radio hyperventilated. Opinions flew from every direction. Louisville can’t be hiring that two-timer, can it? National columnists powered up their keyboards and took their...

College Football's Coach on the Hot Seat Rankings for 2014

By Steven Lassan, 3 weeks 1 day ago
Hot seat talk among any college football fanbase never seems to end. Of course, it’s the offseason, so everyone is discussing preseason expectations and predictions. And with expectations of records and bowl games comes the pressure on head coaches.Every head coach is faced with a different set of obstacles and expectations. For example, Alabama’s Nick Saban is held to a higher...

Reviewing the Most Important College Football News of the Summer

By David Fox, 3 weeks 1 day ago
College football has made plenty of news this summer, and some of it hasn’t involved attorneys or conference realignment.The summer — officially — has recently begun, but it’s starting to feel like the season is just around the corner. Part of that is because we’re less than 50 days away from the first day of the season. And SEC media days, the unofficial...

North Carolina Football 2014 Schedule Analysis

By Braden Gall, 3 weeks 2 days ago
It’s been since 1997 that the Tar Heels did two things. It was the last time North Carolina finished a season ranked in the AP poll and it was the last time it posted an ACC record with fewer than three losses. Larry Fedora has thoughts of ending both of those droughts in 2014. Fedora has recruited well enough to be considered one of the contenders in a very deep, balanced and...

College Football's Top Coordinator Hires for 2014

By Steven Lassan, 3 weeks 3 days ago
Coaching changes are a big part of any college football offseason, and several big names switched addresses. And whether it was coaching moves in the SEC or the Sun Belt, this offseason wasn’t short on impact additions or subtractions among teams. Several of these coordinator hires could help a team win a couple of extra games in 2014. Utah and Rutgers were two of the biggest...

11 ACC Stats You Need to Know for 2014

By Braden Gall, 3 weeks 3 days ago
Here are Athlon Sports' favorite, most important and most interesting ACC statistics you need to know about in 2014: 0-0: ACC teams in BCS title game not named Florida StateMuch like Ohio State and the Big Ten, the ACC sent only one team to the top of the college football mountain. Florida State is the only ACC team that played in the BCS National Championship Game during the...

College Football Bowl Projections for 2014

By Steven Lassan, 3 weeks 4 days ago
 College football’s postseason format has changed significantly last year, with 2014 the first season of a four-team playoff.As a result of the new playoff format, the changes in the postseason extended to the bowl games.Whether it was a change in date or conference affiliation, nearly every bowl game was impacted by the new format.While there will be an adjustment period on...