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College Football 2015 Rankings and Predictions: #26-40

By Athlon Sports, 1 month 1 week 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. In the 26-40 range, there’s no shortage of intriguing teams or programs that could push for a...

College Football's Top 25 Offensive Triplets for 2015

By Steven Lassan, 1 month 1 week ago
Quarterbacks, running backs and wide receivers are glamour positions in college football. While offensive linemen and defensive players are just as important to winning a title, it’s no secret the skill players and quarterbacks grab the attention and headlines. With that in mind, Athlon has ranked the top 25 triplets in college football for the 2015 season. How did we compile the...

Arizona Wildcats 2015 Preview and Prediction

By Athlon Sports, 1 month 1 week ago
Arizona fans undoubtedly felt a sense of optimism with the arrival of Rich Rodriguez to Tucson. The Wildcats hoped Rodriguez could do for them what he did for West Virginia in turning a program with pockets of success into one with staying power. Even 2014, though, had to come as a bit of surprise. In only his third season at Arizona, Rodriguez led the Wildcats to the Pac-12 title game and their...

Utah Utes 2015 Preview and Prediction

By Athlon Sports, 1 month 1 week ago
Utah should be feeling pretty good for 2015. The Utes are coming off their best season as Pac-12 member, winning nine games for the first time since 2010 and finishing with a winning conference record for the first time since moving over from the Mountain West. Yet Utah has reason for concern as defensive coordinator Kalani Sitake and offensive coordinator Dave Christensen both left in arguably...

Don't listen to Nick Saban, the Bowl System is just fine

By Braden Gall, 1 month 1 week ago
Don’t buy it. Don’t buy what Bill Hancock is selling. Don’t buy what the conference commissioners are selling. Certainly, don’t buy what Nick Saban is selling. The Alabama Crimson Tide head coach has built up more than enough equity during his amazing career to have intelligent and respected opinions about his game. But his latest comments about the...

College Football's Post-Spring National Championship Odds for 2015

By Steven Lassan, 1 month 1 week ago
Spring practice is over for all 128 college football teams, which means it’s a long wait until the teams officially hit the field once again in the fall. But there’s no shortage of college football news, as oddsmaker Bovada has released its updated national championship odds for 2015. And it should be no surprise the Buckeyes open as the favorite at 7/2 odds. A look...

Adoree' Jackson Filling His Trophy Case in 2015

By Kyle Kensing, 1 month 1 week ago
Adoree’ Jackson quite literally jumped, feet first, into what should be a memorable 2015 season for the USC sophomore defensive back. His long jump of 25 feet, 3.5 inches in the Pac-12 Track & Field Championship on May 16 garnered Jackson a conference championship, and the opportunity to win the national title next month. It’s not the only award Jackson plans to pursue...

USC Trojans 2015 Preview and Prediction

By Athlon Sports, 1 month 1 week ago
High expectations are back at USC, as the Trojans return 14 starters from last year’s 9-4 team. Quarterback Cody Kessler headlines an offense that averaged 35.8 points per game in 2014. Kessler is surrounded by one of the Pac-12’s top offensive lines and receiving corps. Scoring points won’t be an issue for second-year coach Steve Sarkisian, but the defense must replace...

College Football's Post-Spring 2015 Heisman Odds

By Steven Lassan, 1 month 1 week ago
The 2015 college football season doesn’t begin until September, but there’s no shortage of news to keep the conversation moving until kickoff. With Everett Golson transferring to Florida State, oddsmakers have shifted the outlook for the Heisman race. Bovada updated its Heisman odds on Wednesday morning to reflect Golson’s transfer, and the former Notre Dame passer is...

Oregon Ducks 2015 Preview and Prediction

By Athlon Sports, 1 month 2 weeks ago
Oregon coach Mark Helfrich has guided the Ducks to 24 wins over the last two seasons and a No. 2 finish after last year’s defeat to Ohio State in the national championship game. Helfrich has Oregon poised to win the Pac-12 North once again, but it won’t be easy replacing standout quarterback Marcus Mariota. Eastern Washington transfer Vernon Adams is expected to win the job, and the...