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Georgia Bulldogs 2016 Preview and Prediction

By Athlon Sports, 1 week 4 days ago
It’s a new era for Georgia’s football program, as Mark Richt’s 15-year stint in Athens ended after the regular season, and former Alabama assistant Kirby Smart was hired to lead his alma mater to SEC titles. Smart inherits plenty of talent, but the Bulldogs also feature question marks on both sides of the ball. On offense, there’s uncertainty under center with true...

Florida Gators 2016 Preview and Prediction

By Athlon Sports, 1 week 5 days ago
Florida was one of college football’s biggest surprises last season. The Gators finished 10-4 and claimed the SEC East title under first-year coach Jim McElwain. While McElwain’s first season was a success, there’s plenty of work ahead for this team in 2016. The offense struggled after the suspension of quarterback Will Grier in the second half of last year. Transfer Luke Del...

College Football Podcast: Preseason 2016 Top 25 Release

By Braden Gall, 1 week 5 days ago
Braden Gall and Steven Lassan break down every single team in the Athlon Sports Preseason Top 25.   - How deep is the Pac-12 and how many teams could legitimately win the title? And will the "surprise" conference champ make the Playoff?   - Can the Big 12 bounce back after a rough showing in the first two years of the Playoff era. Is there a clearcut top four in the...

15 Biggest Wild Card College Football Teams in 2016

By Steven Lassan, 1 week 5 days ago
Kickoff for the 2016 college football season is still over 100 days away, but it’s never too early to start thinking about rankings, predictions and previews for the upcoming year. For most college football fans, one of the annual traditions each summer is the trip to the newsstand to pick up a preview magazine. The good news? The wait is almost over. The 2016 Athlon Sports College...

Ranking the Toughest Games on South Carolina's College Football Schedule in 2016

By Cody McClure, 2 weeks 2 days ago
South Carolina comes into the 2016 season off an ugly showing last year. The Gamecocks finished 3-9 with losses in seven of their last eight games (including a loss to The Citadel at home). But the team did at least show some signs of progress down the stretch after Steve Spurrier stepped down midseason.   Now, there’s a fresh voice in Columbia as former Florida coach Will Muschamp...

15 Best FBS vs. FCS Football Games in 2016

By Craig Haley, 2 weeks 2 days ago
FCS teams upsetting FBS programs have come to be one of the leading storylines early in a college football season. Over the first few weekends, Cinderella fires up fans as if it’s March.   Three years ago, FCS teams took down FBS opponents 16 times – a single-season record. Last year, it was nine times, which is still a decent number.   In 2016, there are 113...

Ranking the SEC's Quarterbacks for 2016

By Steven Lassan, 2 weeks 5 days ago
Spring practice has finished for all 14 SEC teams, but the question marks at quarterback for most of the league will continue into the fall. Ole Miss’ Chad Kelly and Tennessee’s Joshua Dobbs are easily the top returning quarterbacks in the league, with LSU’s Brandon Harris, Texas A&M’s Trevor Knight and Georgia’s Jacob Eason in the next group. Cooper Bateman...

College Football Podcast: Big 12 Expansion, Implosion and The Kentucky Derby

By Braden Gall, 3 weeks 2 days ago
Braden Gall and David Fox break down the latest in Big 12 expansion and preview the 2016 college football magazines. (We also have some fun by naming Kentucky Derby horses too.)   - What do the latest data reports mean for the future of the Big 12? What is the right structure for the Big 12?   - Who should the league target for expansion and should the Big 12 add a title game...

Alabama Secures Commitment from 4-Star Hawaii QB Tua Tagovailoa

By Ryan Wright, 3 weeks 4 days ago
The recruiting process for the Alabama Crimson Tide trying to land quarterbacks in the 2017 class may have been completed Monday night when Hawaii’s Tua Tagovailoa committed to the SEC powerhouse.   Tagovailoa broke the news on KHON-TV, a local Hawaiian news station, stating, “I am making my commitment to the University of Alabama” donning an Alabama hat to help announce...

The SEC's Top 15 Assistant Coach Hires for 2016

By Steven Lassan, 3 weeks 4 days ago
Another offseason, another busy year in the SEC’s assistant coach carousel. There’s usually no shortage of movement within the league or changes on staffs each offseason, and 2016 brought several moves to the contenders or teams looking to take a step forward in the standings. LSU’s hire of Dave Aranda as the program’s new defensive coordinator is one of the best by any...
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