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4 Reasons to be Excited About the NC State Wolfpack in 2015

By Antwan Staley, 1 year 6 months ago
After going from 3-9 to 8-5 in head coach Dave Doeren’s second season at NC State, optimism ran high among the fan base. With the players the team has returning on both offense and defense in 2015, Doeren and the Wolfpack could potently shake up things in the ACC Atlantic Division. Related: Outrageous College Football Predictions for the ACC in 2015 There are some questions NC...

College Football's Top 50 Breakout Players for 2015

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 6 months ago
Projecting college football’s breakout players for any given season is no easy assignment. After all, each person has a different take on what a “breakout player” is, and college football is always home to several new faces throughout the season. While it’s difficult to label breakout players, the new stars of any season can have a huge impact on conference...

Outrageous College Football Predictions for the 2015 Season

By J.P. Scott, 1 year 6 months ago
Well here we are. Only a couple of days stand between us and the 2015 college football season. It's been, as always, a long offseason filled with anxiety and anticipation. And now its here. If you've been following along, you seen our "outrageous predictions" for the ACC, Big 12, Big Ten, Pac-12, and SEC. Now it's time to focus on the whole. Now it's time to focus...

College Football's Tournament of Bragging Rights

By J.P. Scott, 1 year 6 months ago
I spend a lot of time perusing college football message boards and fan groups, usually trying to get a read on how each fan base views its team's chances in the upcoming season. Additionally, I notice plenty of trash talk going on between fans of different teams — which isn't surprising. Many times, the trash talk and arguments are over which program is better, has more...

College Football's Top 35 Running Back Units for 2015

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 6 months ago
While every college football team would prefer to have an established, superstar No. 1 running back, using a committee of options is the preferred approach to save wear and tear on the starter. Some teams prefer to split the carry workload close to a 50-50 split or use certain players in situational roles. Regardless of the usage, more teams are looking to a committee of players to establish a...

College Football 2015 Conference, Playoff and National Championship Predictions

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 6 months ago
The start of college football’s 2015 season is less than 10 days away. The 2015 season officially begins on Thursday, Sept. 3 and ends on Jan. 11 with the national championship in Glendale, Ariz. The first season of the College Football Playoff was a huge success and the second year should have just as much intrigue. Athlon’s editors met before the preseason magazine was...

Louisville Unveils All-Black Alternate Uniform for Sept. 17 Game Against Clemson

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 6 months ago
Louisville recently unveiled an alternate uniform for its opener against Auburn, and the Cardinals now have an all-black design for the Sept. 17 showdown against Clemson. The all-black design is a sharp look for Louisville, featuring the “L” logo on the pants, along with a red Cardinal on the helmet. Check out Louisville’s all-black uniform for the critical ACC...

College Football's Top 30 Defensive Backfields for 2015

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 6 months ago
Finding and evaluating cornerbacks and safeties is one of the most difficult jobs for any college football coaching staff. Competition level and a variety of offenses in high school create a several obstacles in player evaluation. But for some programs, finding the next stars at defensive back is an easy task. LSU and Florida consistently bring in and develop defensive back talent. And it...

The ACC's Top 15 Must-See Games of 2015

By Jon Kinne, 1 year 6 months ago
This season, the ACC is a tale of two divisions. The Atlantic has Florida State and Clemson, two teams with their eyes on the ultimate prize at the end of the year. On the other side, the majority of the Coastal members believe that they have what it takes to win the division and play the Atlantic champ in the ACC Conference Championship Game in Charlotte, N.C., on Dec. 5. Despite the...

College Football's Top 35 Wide Receiver Groups for 2015

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 6 months ago
While offensive and defensive lines are arguably more important to the success of any college football team, it’s the skill talent – running backs or receivers – and quarterbacks that generate most of the preseason attention. And with the balance of power in football shifting to the offense, big-play threats and speedy receivers are more valuable than ever. Compiling the...