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Reviewing the Most Important College Football News of the Summer

By David Fox, 1 week 6 days ago
College football has made plenty of news this summer, and some of it hasn’t involved attorneys or conference realignment.The summer — officially — has recently begun, but it’s starting to feel like the season is just around the corner. Part of that is because we’re less than 50 days away from the first day of the season. And SEC media days, the unofficial...

College Football's Top Coordinator Hires for 2014

By Steven Lassan, 2 weeks 1 day ago
Coaching changes are a big part of any college football offseason, and several big names switched addresses. And whether it was coaching moves in the SEC or the Sun Belt, this offseason wasn’t short on impact additions or subtractions among teams. Several of these coordinator hires could help a team win a couple of extra games in 2014. Utah and Rutgers were two of the biggest...

Pac-12 Football Breakout Players for 2014

By Steven Lassan, 2 weeks 1 day ago
Every year, college football fans are introduced to a handful of players that become household names by the end of the season. Whether it’s a true freshman playing for the first time, a junior college recruit stepping into the lineup or a player on the roster that’s finally ready to assume a starting job, predicting which players will breakout any year is never an easy task. The...

The Best Stadiums in College Football (Experts Poll)

By Braden Gall, 2 weeks 2 days ago
It’s a cliché for a reason and it’s survived more than 2,000 years for a reason. “Beauty is in the eye of the beholder” — which some say first originated in 3rd century B.C. — applies to most subjective arguments hundreds of years later. Especially, when it comes to ranking things in the college football world. Ranking past teams,...

College Football Bowl Projections for 2014

By Steven Lassan, 2 weeks 2 days ago
 College football’s postseason format has changed significantly last year, with 2014 the first season of a four-team playoff.As a result of the new playoff format, the changes in the postseason extended to the bowl games.Whether it was a change in date or conference affiliation, nearly every bowl game was impacted by the new format.While there will be an adjustment period on...

Athlon Sports Cover 2 College Football Podcast: Coaching Extravaganza

By David Fox, 2 weeks 6 days ago
  After last week's league-by-league look at quarterbacks, the Athlon Sports Cover 2 Team did the same examination of coaches through each of the five major conferences. We picked coaches on the hot seat for the ACC, Big 12, Big Ten, Pac-12 and SEC and pinpointed the assistants you need to watch and the impact coordinators in each league. Questions, comments or concerns? Email...

UCLA Football 2014 Schedule Analysis

By Braden Gall, 2 weeks 6 days ago
There are some who believe the Bruins will be playing for the national championship come January. Should UCLA earn a playoff berth in the debut edition of the College Football Playoff, there will have been no doubt about its merit. The Bruins are poised to play at least six preseason Top 25 teams with a shot at playing possibly three top 10 teams by season’s end. The offense is...

Which Teams Are Closing On Their First National Championship?

By David Fox, 3 weeks 22 hours ago
Since 1996, college football teams have only been adding to national championship trophy cases.If certain programs ever seem like they have a ceiling, that’s the fact to watch. Florida is the most recent team to win its first national title when the Gators won the 1996 title. Every other national champion since has only been adding to its trophy tally.That’s not for lack of trying,...

College Football Realignment Winners and Losers for 2014

By Steven Lassan, 3 weeks 1 day ago
A rocky period in college football has recently passed. Conference realignment seemingly dominated the headlines since 2011, forcing changes in membership for every league.The Big East and WAC are no more in football, and the SEC, ACC and Big Ten have all expanded to 14 teams.BYU decided to go Independent in football, while Notre Dame joined the ACC as a partial member.Those are just a few of...

College Football Conference Rankings for 2014-15

By David Fox, 3 weeks 2 days ago
The prevailing nation, especially in certain segments of the country, is that the College Football Playoff will give the SEC yet another chance to flex its muscles.The SEC may be the best-positioned league to send two (or more) teams to the Playoff, and the grind of the regular season will have that team best prepared to advance. Both may be true. Indeed, the SEC is not short on teams that could...