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American Athletic 2015 All-Conference Team

By Steven Lassan, 1 month 3 weeks 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, 2 months 8 hours 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, 2 months 4 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, 2 months 4 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...

South Florida Bulls 2015 Preview and Prediction

By Athlon Sports, 2 months 4 days ago
South Florida has yet to enjoy much success in the American Athletic Conference under Willie Taggart. The third-year coach will try and snap the Bulls' postseason drought in 2015, but only has eight returning starters to help him to accomplish this. South Florida also will have new coordinators in place on both sides of the ball in what could be a make-or-break season for its head coach...

UConn Huskies 2015 Preview and Prediction

By Athlon Sports, 2 months 4 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, 2 months 4 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, 2 months 4 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...

SMU Mustangs 2015 Preview and Prediction

By Athlon Sports, 2 months 4 days ago
Chad Morris was one of the offseason’s top hires, but the first-year coach has plenty of work ahead in 2015. SMU returns only 11 starters and will be implementing new schemes on both sides of the ball after a 1-11 finish in 2014. The Mustangs will be better, and the future looks bright with Morris at the helm.Follow Athlon Sports on Twitter: @AthlonSportsPreviewing SMU’s Offense for...

Ranking College Football's Graduate Transfer QBs for 2015

By Steven Lassan, 2 months 1 week ago
Transfers are a big part of any college football season. And over the last few seasons, graduate transfers have become a bigger part of the offseason player movement landscape. However, taking a transfer (graduate or four-year) isn’t necessarily a recipe for success. Graduate transfer quarterbacks were a mixed bag of success in 2014, as Cody Sokol (Louisiana Tech), Tyler Murphy (...