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College Football's Tournament of Bragging Rights

By J.P. Scott, 2 days 14 hours ago
I spend a lot of time perusing college football message boards and fan groups, usually trying to get a read on how each fan base views its team's chances in the upcoming season. Additionally, I notice plenty of trash talk going on between fans of different teams — which isn't surprising. Many times, the trash talk and arguments are over which program is better, has more...

College Football's Top 35 Running Back Units for 2015

By Steven Lassan, 2 days 14 hours ago
While every college football team would prefer to have an established, superstar No. 1 running back, using a committee of options is the preferred approach to save wear and tear on the starter. Some teams prefer to split the carry workload close to a 50-50 split or use certain players in situational roles. Regardless of the usage, more teams are looking to a committee of players to establish a...

Tennessee Volunteers WR Preston Williams Cleared to Return to Team

By Rob McVey, 2 days 15 hours ago
Tennessee Volunteer true freshman wide receiver Preston Williams has been cleared by the NCAA to rejoin the football team after a lengthy absence from the team. Tennessee head coach Butch Jones took to Twitter on Thursday to make the good news official. I want to OFFICIALLY welcome Preston Williams to #Team119!!! #WRU— Butch Jones (@UTCoachJones) August 27, 2015 Vols’ wide...

College Football 2015 Conference, Playoff and National Championship Predictions

By Steven Lassan, 3 days 12 hours ago
The start of college football’s 2015 season is less than 10 days away. The 2015 season officially begins on Thursday, Sept. 3 and ends on Jan. 11 with the national championship in Glendale, Ariz. The first season of the College Football Playoff was a huge success and the second year should have just as much intrigue. Athlon’s editors met before the preseason magazine was...

College Football's Top 30 Defensive Backfields for 2015

By Steven Lassan, 3 days 13 hours ago
Finding and evaluating cornerbacks and safeties is one of the most difficult jobs for any college football coaching staff. Competition level and a variety of offenses in high school create a several obstacles in player evaluation. But for some programs, finding the next stars at defensive back is an easy task. LSU and Florida consistently bring in and develop defensive back talent. And it...

College Football's Top 35 Wide Receiver Groups for 2015

By Steven Lassan, 3 days 14 hours ago
While offensive and defensive lines are arguably more important to the success of any college football team, it’s the skill talent – running backs or receivers – and quarterbacks that generate most of the preseason attention. And with the balance of power in football shifting to the offense, big-play threats and speedy receivers are more valuable than ever. Compiling the...

Ranking College Football's Best and Worst Logos in 2015

By Athlon Sports, 3 days 14 hours ago
Just about every sports fan is tied to their team’s logo, which makes ranking logos complicated. To get an educated opinion on what is a good logo and what isn't, Athlon Sports turned to one of the people most responsible for helping produce some of the best-looking magazines on the newsstands, graphic designer Daly Cantrell. After going through each of the Power 5...

Coaches Select Six Texas A&M Aggies to Preseason All-SEC Teams

By Ryan Wright, 4 days 10 hours ago
On Tuesday the SEC coaches gave a vote of confidence to the Athlon Sports preseason-ranked No. 20 team in the nation, placing six Texas A&M Aggies at seven different positions on their preseason All-SEC teams. The top vote getters from head coach Kevin Sumlin's team were defensive end Myles Garrett and center Mike Matthews, both earning first-team selections. Rounding out the...

9 Georgia Bulldogs Picked for Preseason Coaches All-SEC Football Teams

By Justin Nails, 4 days 10 hours ago
The annual Preseason Coaches All-SEC Football Teams have been announced and nine Georgia Bulldogs found themselves on each of the three teams, as voted on by the coaches themselves. OL John Theus and RB Nick Chubb were named to the first-team offense, while LB Jordan Jenkins was the lone Bulldog on the defensive side of the ball. Kicker Marshall Morgan also was a first-team selection. ...

Tennessee Volunteers Pick Up State's Top 2017 Recruit in WR Tee Higgins

By Rob McVey, 4 days 13 hours ago
The Tennessee Volunteers were able to strike gold on the recruiting trail on back-to-back days, proving once again why head coach Butch Jones is an ace recruiter. On Monday, Tee Higgins, who ranks as the top high school prospect in the state of Tennessee for the 2017 class, pledged to stay home and play his college football on Rocky Top. Higgins’ announcement followed another...
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