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Ranking the ACC's Toughest College Football Schedules in 2015

By Braden Gall, 1 month 1 day ago
When putting together Athlon Sports' college football magazine and preseason Top 25 each year, a huge part of the process is scheduling. Non-conference games, crossovers, home-road splits and timing all play a role in determining order of finish. And don’t forget that the College Football Playoff Committee made it very clear in its first season that it values scheduling....

Top 5 Must-Gets for Clemson's 2016 Recruiting Class

By Bleacher Report, 1 month 6 days ago
After Clemson's great recruiting class in 2015, head coach Dabo Swinney and his staff have turned their sights to the current crop of recruits. In order to build off their recent success, they must keep adding top-notch talent to the program...Read the full article on Bleacher Report...

Top 15 College Football Quarterback Matchups to Watch in 2015

By Braden Gall, 1 month 1 week ago
Michael Vick was first. Then Vince Young. Then it was Tebow, RG3, Johnny Football and Super Mariota. The super quarterback is a relatively new phenomenon in college football that changed the way game is played forever. With new rules and new offensive innovation, the quarterback has become even more important — and it was already the most important position on the...

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...

Ranking the ACC's Offensive Triplets for 2015

By Steven Lassan, 1 month 2 weeks ago
The ACC is losing some offensive star power with the departure of Florida State’s Jameis Winston and Miami’s Duke Johnson to the NFL. But there’s a talented group of young players ready to step up this season, starting with Clemson quarterback Deshaun Watson. The sophomore takes control of the Tigers’ high-powered attack and should keep coach Dabo Swinney’s team in...

Who Will Be Clemson's Offensive MVP for the 2015 Season?

By Bleacher Report, 1 month 2 weeks ago
Clemson is poised to break out in 2015. The Tigers have one of the most potent offenses in the country, and they are sure to compete for an ACC title...Read the full article on Bleacher Report...

Clemson Tigers 2015 Preview and Prediction

By Athlon Sports, 1 month 2 weeks ago
Clemson has won at least 10 games in four consecutive seasons, and even with personnel losses on both sides of the ball, the Tigers should be in contention for the ACC title in 2015. Quarterback Deshaun Watson should be at full strength from a torn ACL by the fall, and the rising star will be surrounded by a deep group of skill players. Only two starters return on one of the nation’s top...

Top 25 Quarterback-Head Coach Combinations in 2015

By Braden Gall, 1 month 3 weeks ago
The two most important pieces of any college football program is the head coach and the quarterback. Elite leadership on the field and elite leadership on the sideline can carry a team to a division or conference championship. Not too many teams have won national championships without high-level talent at both positions. Here are the best 25 quarterback-head coach combinations in...

10 Biggest Wild Card College Football Teams in 2015

By Braden Gall, 1 month 3 weeks ago
The Athlon Sports college football preseason Top 25 countdown starts on Wednesday. Predicting college football is an inexact science that’s more difficult to pinpoint than any other sport due to roster turnover, as well as the volatility when it comes to developing personnel and new coaches. We use depth charts, recruiting rankings, stats, schedules, history, coaching and gut...

Ranking the ACC's Running Backs for 2015

By Steven Lassan, 1 month 3 weeks ago
Five players in the ACC topped the 1,000-yard mark in 2014, with three of those players slated to return in 2015. Pittsburgh’s James Conner and Florida State’s Dalvin Cook are the top options returning at running back, and both players should be Heisman contenders this year. Quarterback Justin Thomas is the other ACC player that eclipsed 1,000 rushing yards last season. Will another...