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Early Look at the Top Heisman Trophy Contenders of 2016

By Allen Kenney, 8 months 1 week ago
Putting together a list of Heisman Trophy candidates tends to be a dilemma for the conscience. History tells us that if you don’t play the offensive glamour positions, you’ve got no shot. So, why bother including anyone who’s not a quarterback, running back or wide receiver? (And for that matter, we’ve reached the point where receivers can probably forget about it.)...

Bovada Releases Early Heisman Odds for 2016 College Football Season

By Steven Lassan, 8 months 1 week ago
College football’s Heisman race in 2016 is filled with plenty of big names battling for the top award in the nation. Alabama running back Derrick Henry isn’t returning for another run at the Heisman, but the 2016 race is shaping up to be one of the best in recent memory. It’s never too early to think about next season, which is why Bovada has released its early Heisman...

College Football's NFL Draft Deadline Winners and Losers for 2016

By Steven Lassan, 8 months 1 week ago
The NFL Draft’s early entry deadline officially passed on Monday evening and over 100 players could be on their way to the next level. The official list of players leaving for the NFL will be released on Friday, and there’s a possibility a few could return to school if they change their mind by Thursday night and haven’t signed with an agent. With the early entrants...

Early Look at the Nebraska Cornhuskers' 2016 Schedule

By Brandon Cavanaugh, 8 months 1 week ago
Nebraska’s 2015 season may be over, but that doesn’t mean we can’t head straight to kick off 2016 for a look into the future! In fact, that’s exactly what we’re doing today. For the sake of argument, no names will be used for the starting quarterback. Fill in Tommy Armstrong or Patrick O’Brien as you wish. Related: College Football's Top 10 Teams...

College Football's Top 15 Early Projected Breakout Players for 2016

By Steven Lassan, 8 months 1 week ago
The definition of a breakout player in college football varies from each analyst or fanbase, but one thing is certain when looking ahead at the next season and the players returning. Regardless of the position, breakout players will have a huge role in shaping the national championship and playoff picture. Which quarterback could be the next Deshaun Watson? Or which receiver could be the next...

Early Ranking of the Best 10 Games of Week 1 of the 2016 College Football Season

By Elton Hayes, 8 months 1 week ago
September seems pretty far away, but it’s never too early to take a peek at the 2016 college football season. Especially when you take a gander at an opening weekend schedule that boasts perhaps some of the most enticing matchups fans have seen in years. Related: Early Look at the Top 25 College Football Games of 2016  A slate of contests that more closely resemble...

Early Look at the Top 25 College Football Games of 2016

By Brandon Cavanaugh, 8 months 1 week ago
The Alabama Crimson Tide were just crowned the kings of college football and here is Nick Saban's team already claiming the top spot as we turn our attention to next season. Related: A Very Early College Football Top 25 for 2016 As we bid adieu to the 2015 season, it’s time for an oh-so-early look at what games fall into the must-watch category for the upcoming season....

Way Too Early Outrageous College Football Predictions for the Big Ten in 2016

By J.P. Scott, 8 months 2 weeks ago
Welcome to the college football offseason — a barren wasteland of recruiting updates and news about transfers to and from programs around the country. There are only a couple of months until spring practices start, but it still feels like an eternity. That’s where I come in. It&’s never too early to talk about the next season, especially when you are talking...

College Football's Top 10 Teams on the Rise for 2016

By Steven Lassan, 8 months 2 weeks ago
College football’s 2015 season ended in thrilling fashion, as Alabama edged Clemson for the national championship on Jan. 11. Even though the 2015 season just ended, it’s never too early to start thinking about 2016 and examine some of the teams poised to show improvement in the win column. Michigan, Florida State and Tennessee weren’t in the playoff picture last season, but...

Lawrence Phillips: The Villain, the Victim and the Questions He Left Us With

By Brandon Cavanaugh, 8 months 2 weeks ago
Believe it or not, I shed a tear when I heard on Wednesday that former Nebraska and NFL running back Lawrence Phillips had taken his own life. That may seem incredibly odd for those that hate him with a capital “H-A-T-E” or others that saw Phillips as nothing more than wasted talent that made poor choices and ended up a prison rat. “Good riddance,” some have said....