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SEC College Football Teams as Rock and Roll Bands

By Braden Gall, 1 month 2 weeks ago
Music, like sports, sparks debate, creates discussion and can even lead to heated disagreements. But both are unquestionably a huge part of American culture. So Athlon Sports has decided to combine two of our favorite things — rock and roll with college football. What if our favorite football programs were rock and roll bands? Every Power 5 team will be represented, so if...

Beware of the Improving SEC East in 2015

By Braden Gall, 1 month 2 weeks ago
The SEC West is the best division in college football. That was the case last year and again in 2015. The Pac-12 South is probably a close second with the Big Ten East quickly gaining momentum. But where does the SEC East rank? After multiple seasons of questionable on-field performance, it might be time to start looking at the SEC East differently. College football is...

SEC Football 2015 All-Conference Team

By Steven Lassan, 1 month 2 weeks ago
It’s no secret college football’s best talent resides in the SEC. While the talent at quarterback is down this year, there’s no shortage of potential All-America candidates on defense and at running back. And choosing which players from the 14 teams make Athlon’s 2015 All-SEC team is no easy assignment considering the overall depth of this league. Athlon Sports...

Ranking All 128 College Football Head Coaches for 2015

By Steven Lassan, 1 month 2 weeks 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...

Stop Arguing: SEC West is College Football's Best Division

By Braden Gall, 1 month 3 weeks ago
The rest of the country doesn’t want to believe it but it’s true. The Pac-12 has elevated itself into national prominence. The Big Ten is the reigning national champion and has added serious coaching cache over the last few seasons. The Big 12 is rolling in new television dough and the ACC is slowly but surely regaining form. But the SEC is still the best conference in...

SEC Football 2015 Predictions

By Steven Lassan, 1 month 3 weeks ago
The SEC is in a two-year drought for national championships, but this league still holds the top spot among college football conferences. Nine SEC teams appear in Athlon’s top 25 projections for 2015, including all seven teams from the West Division. Georgia is the favorite in the East, while Alabama gets a slight edge over Auburn in the West.  Here are five storylines to watch...

SEC Win Total Projections for 2015

By Steven Lassan, 2 months 4 days ago
The 2015 college football season is still a few months away. However, the news cycle never stops, and there’s plenty to keep the conversation going this summer. Athlon Sports is counting down its rankings for 2015, while 5Dimes Sportsbook has released some early win total over/under odds for the upcoming season. 5Dimes’ win totals featured some interesting projections for...

Alabama Crimson Tide 2015 Preview and Prediction

By Athlon Sports, 2 months 5 days ago
Alabama is loaded for another run at college football’s national championship. Sure, the Crimson Tide has a few holes to address on both sides of the ball, but coach Nick Saban’s roster is loaded with talent, and the defense should be among the best in the nation if the secondary is solidified. Finding a replacement for receiver Amari Cooper and a new starting quarterback are the top...

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

By Braden Gall, 2 months 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...