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College Football's Top Coordinators on the Rise for 2015

By Steven Lassan, 3 weeks 3 hours 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...

College Football's Top 15 Coaches on the Rise for 2015

By Steven Lassan, 3 weeks 1 day ago
Coaching in the college football ranks is no easy task. The pressure to win and produce at a high level is higher than ever before. And as a result of the pressure, programs can’t wait for five seasons to give a coach time to produce a winning record. Getting the hire right is critical to any college football program. Change in any college football offseason is inevitable. There will...

Ranking All 128 College Football Head Coaches for 2015

By Steven Lassan, 3 weeks 6 days ago
Ranking every college football coach is an impossible task. However, coaching is a critical component to every collegiate program. Needless to say, success with any college football team starts with coaching. Even if a program doesn’t have the resources of the nation’s elite jobs, a good coach can elevate a program into national title contention. However, similar to any position on...

American Athletic 2015 All-Conference Team

By Steven Lassan, 4 weeks 1 day ago
The American Athletic Conference should have a contender (or two) for the top spot among Group of 5 leagues for the right to play in one of college football’s top bowl games. And this league has added stability with the addition of Navy, giving the conference two six-team divisions and a conference championship in 2015. The 2015 college football season is still a few months away, but...

Examining the Over/Under 2015 Win Totals for the American Athletic Conference

By Matt Josephs, 1 month 2 days ago
The calendar has turned to June and college football fans who keep one eye on Las Vegas already have win totals to chew on for the upcoming season. While the Power 5 conferences receive their share of attention, here is a look at how the American Athletic Conference is shaping up in 2015. Related: American Athletic Conference 2015 Football Predictions For the purposes of this exercise...

American Athletic Conference 2015 Football Predictions

By Steven Lassan, 1 month 6 days ago
The American Athletic Conference has seen its share of changes recently, but this league should have more stability entering 2015. There’s a solid 12-team lineup in place with the addition of Navy, and the American Athletic Conference will have a title game in December at the home site of the divisional champion with the best record in league contests. The winner of this league also...

College Football 2015 Rankings and Predictions: #81-100

By Athlon Sports, 1 month 6 days ago
The 2015 college football season is still a few months away, but it’s never too early to project how the upcoming year will play out on the field. Athlon Sports has released its top 25 for this season and continues the countdown to September with a look at the teams ranked No. 26-128. The 81-100 rankings release features only three teams from the Power 5 leagues. The majority of the...

UConn Huskies 2015 Preview and Prediction

By Athlon Sports, 1 month 6 days ago
Bob Diaco enters his second season at UConn looking for answers after a 2-10 record in 2014. The Huskies need to find a spark on offense after averaging just 15.5 points per game last year. The strength of the team will be a defense with seven returning starters, featuring one of the top linebacking corps in the American Athletic Conference.Follow Athlon Sports on Twitter: @...

Tulsa Golden Hurricane 2015 Preview and Prediction

By Athlon Sports, 1 month 6 days ago
Philip Montgomery helped Art Briles engineer one of the nation’s top offenses at Baylor, and the veteran assistant finally gets his chance to run a program, replacing Bill Blankenship after a 2-10 record in 2014. The Golden Hurricane should have an explosive offense, but the defense gave up 39.3 points per game last year.Follow Athlon Sports on Twitter: @AthlonSportsPreviewing Tulsa’...

Tulane Green Wave 2015 Preview and Prediction

By Athlon Sports, 1 month 6 days ago
Tulane heads into Curtis Johnson’s fourth year looking to rebound after a 3-9 record in 2014. The Green Wave has 13 returning starters and a promising core of talent to build around, but the offense is looking for a spark after struggling last season.Follow Athlon Sports on Twitter: @AthlonSportsPreviewing Tulane’s Offense for 2015Strong-armed sophomore quarterback Tanner Lee is the...