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College Football's Impact Quarterback Transfers for 2015

By Steven Lassan, 2 weeks 2 days ago
Finding a dependable and productive starting quarterback is a huge challenge for all 128 college football coaches each season. While recruiting and developing a player is the easiest and preferred route, sometimes that plan doesn’t work. Transfers are a huge part of any offseason and can help the coaching staff bridge the gap to the next prospect or fill a void after a player didn...

College Football's Top Coordinators on the Rise for 2015

By Steven Lassan, 2 weeks 3 days 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...

Ranking All 128 College Football Head Coaches for 2015

By Steven Lassan, 3 weeks 2 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...

Stanford QB Kevin Hogan Rides Momentum into His Final Season

By Kyle Kensing, 3 weeks 3 days ago
Stanford’s last trip to Rose Bowl Stadium was not in the capacity the Cardinal had been accustomed the last few years. But if quarterback Kevin Hogan’s performance in an unseasonably warm, late-November tilt with UCLA was any indication for 2015, Stanford’s last trip to the Rose Bowl could be a springboard for its next. Hogan is the most-tenured quarterback in the Pac-12...

Pac-12 Football 2015 All-Conference Team

By Steven Lassan, 3 weeks 3 days ago
The Pac-12 has emerged as college football’s No. 2 conference over the last few seasons, and there’s no shortage of talent returning to the league in 2015. This conference is known for its offense, but the Pac-12 has a good core of proven talent returning on defense. Athlon Sports released its full predictions for the Pac-12 last week. Now, it’s time to take a look at the...

Pac-12 Football TV Schedule Planner for September

By Kyle Kensing, 1 month 18 hours ago
The Pac-12 Conference released kickoff times and broadcast information for most of the league's first month of games, and the docket features numerous marquee games that could help shape the national college football landscape in 2015. Related: Pac-12 Football 2015 Predictions For those wanting a head start on programming the DVR or planning viewing parties, consider the following...

Pac-12 Football 2015 Predictions

By Steven Lassan, 1 month 1 day ago
The Pac-12 has closed the gap on the SEC in recent years, but the conference is looking for its first national championship since 2004. 2015 will be an interesting setup in the Pac-12, as Oregon and USC will be national title contenders, but no team from this league ranked inside of the top five in Athlon’s projected 128 rankings. Will one team emerge as the dominant clear favorite in...

College Football 2015 Rankings and Predictions: #81-100

By Athlon Sports, 1 month 2 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...

Ability to Adjust Keeps Pac-12 Offenses on Cutting Edge

By Kyle Kensing, 1 month 5 days ago
Pac-12 football has long been synonymous with offensive innovation. In 2015, the conference’s next step in offensive evolution may very well be systems that are completely fluid.   Half of the Pac-12 ranked No. 36 or better in scoring offense for a second consecutive season. The league’s most prolific systems stay on the cutting edge by constantly changing rather than...

Ranking College Football's Graduate Transfer QBs for 2015

By Steven Lassan, 1 month 5 days 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 (...