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Florida State, Clemson Will Dominate ACC (Again), but Won't Make Playoff

By Braden Gall, 5 days 22 hours ago
The Athlon Sports editorial staff agonized, argued and then settled on a number. It happens every year with certain predictions for the preseason magazines and the Top 25. In 2015, Baylor or TCU in the Big 12 was a huge debate. USC or Oregon in the Pac-12 was a heated discussion. Which team is the best in the ACC and will it be good enough to make the second annual College Football Playoff...

College Football 2015 All-America Team

By Steven Lassan, 6 days 23 hours ago
The 2015 college football season is just around the corner, and it’s time to honor the best of the best for the upcoming year. Several of the nation’s top players from 2014 are in the NFL ranks, but there’s no shortage of talent returning to the FBS level. Athlon Sports released its 2015 all-conference teams earlier this offseason, and now the focus shifts to the All-...

College Football's Top Transfers to Watch in 2015

By Steven Lassan, 1 week 1 day ago
Transfers are a huge part of any college football season. Whether it’s a graduate transfer eligible right away or a player that sat out the previous year due to NCAA rules, impact players are available in the transfer ranks every year. Quarterbacks are always under the microscope in the transfer ranks, and there’s no shortage of intriguing moves for 2015. Everett Golson left...

Examining the Over/Under 2015 Win Totals for the ACC's Atlantic Division

By Matt Josephs, 2 weeks 29 min ago
The ACC Atlantic was Florida State's playground last year, as the Seminoles dominated their way to an ACC title and a College Football Playoff berth. So which team is Florida State’s biggest threat this season? If you look at the Las Vegas win totals, then you'll see several contenders to the throne. Related: 2015 ACC Predictions, Projected Records and Awards  When...

ACC College Football Teams as Rock and Roll Bands

By Braden Gall, 2 weeks 44 min 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...

14 ACC Stats You Need to Know for 2015

By Braden Gall, 2 weeks 1 day ago
Here are the most important and interesting stats you need to know about the ACC in 2015: 72.3%: That Boston College runs the ballAmong the leaders in the nation, Boston College ran the ball 72.3 percent of the time on offense. The Eagles ran 878 offensive plays and threw just 243 passes. The 635 rushing attempts were 10th nationally and fifth among Power 5 teams. 4.03: Clemson’s...

Ranking All 128 College Football Head Coaches for 2015

By Steven Lassan, 2 weeks 6 days 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...

ACC Football 2015 All-Conference Team

By Steven Lassan, 3 weeks 23 hours ago
The ACC loses some of its star power from 2014, but the league still returns plenty of household names and players ready to challenge for All-America honors. And even though the 2015 college football season is still a few months away, but it’s never too early to project what could happen this year. Athlon Sports released its full predictions for the ACC last week. Now, it’s time...

Boston College and Georgia Tech to open 2016 in Ireland

By The Sports Network, 3 weeks 4 days ago
Dublin, Ireland (SportsNetwork.com) - Boston College and Georgia Tech will open the 2016 college football season in Ireland. The announcement was made in Dublin at a press conference with Prime Minister Enda Kenny. Boston College will be the home team for the Sept. 3 matchup. It will be the second visit to Ireland for the Eagles, who played in the country in 1988. The 38-24 Boston...