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Nebraska Football Game-by-Game Predictions for 2015

By Steven Lassan, 3 weeks 20 hours ago
It’s a new era for Nebraska football in 2015. Bo Pelini was jettisoned after leading the Cornhuskers to at least nine wins in every year from 2008-14. Needless to say, the bar is set high in Lincoln, and Nebraska expects to contend (and win) Big Ten titles. New coach Mike Riley inherits a team capable of winning the West Division, but also a roster with question marks on both sides of...

College Football's 2015 All-Name Team

By Steven Lassan, 3 weeks 2 days ago
With 128 teams in the FBS and around 100 players on a roster, there are certainly some interesting names that pop-up throughout the course of production for Athlon's 2015 college football magazine. We took a look through the rosters for the 128 teams and pulled out some of the funniest and more interesting names in college football for the 2015 season. OffenseEquanimeous...

College Football's Top 10 Fall Practice Storylines

By Steven Lassan, 3 weeks 3 days ago
College football’s long offseason is almost over. Kickoff for the 2015 season is less than 25 days away, and fall camps are underway across the nation. While every team is 0-0 and hopes of an undefeated season are still alive, all 128 FBS programs have key question marks to answer in fall camp. Optimism can only run high for so long. Eventually, the position concerns have to be answered...

Nebraska 2015 Fall Camp Preview and Key Position Battles to Watch

By J.P. Scott, 3 weeks 3 days ago
Nebraska parted ways with a coach who won 66 games in seven seasons to clear the way for Mike Riley, who appears to be a complete 180 personality-wise from his predecessor. Riley brings with him a lengthy resume and an experienced staff anxious to get Nebraska back to the top of the college football world. Related: Is Nebraska the Big Ten West Division's Sleeper Team for 2015?...

Top Nebraska Recruit Noah Fant Wraps up West Coast Recruiting Trip

By Ryan Wright, 3 weeks 6 days ago
What was once a hidden recruiting gem in the Cornhusker state has now gone national. Omaha South Magnet High School athlete Noah Fant just wrapped up a west coast recruiting trip hitting Cal and UCLA, causing even more concern for the Nebraska faithful. Fant jumped onto the recruiting scene in 2014 as a two-way star for Omaha South. The Packers had little going their way in the win-loss...

Big Ten Coaches Talk Anonymously About Conference Foes for 2015

By Athlon Sports, 4 weeks 20 hours ago
It's not easy getting college football coaches to honestly comment on another coach, player or team. Most coaches don't want to give opposing teams billboard material, which is why there is a lot of coach speak or overused cliches used during the year. In order to get an accurate assessment of teams heading into 2015, Athlon asked coaches in the Big Ten to talk...

Big Ten 2015 Preseason Quarterback Rankings

By Steven Lassan, 1 month 1 day ago
With fall camps set to open in August for all 128 college football teams, the 2015 season is officially around the corner. There’s no shortage of position battles or schemes to work on this fall, but quarterback competitions will steal the spotlight in August. The Big Ten has a solid group of quarterbacks returning in 2015, starting with the Cardale Jones-J.T. Barrett duo at Ohio...

Big Ten's Future Scheduling Mandate Not in Best Interests of Non-Power 5 Programs

By Ryan Wright, 1 month 3 days ago
For the moment college football has forgotten about college football in a mad dash forward to appease a small group of the viewing public and more importantly to make television advertisers happy. Due to some unnecessary upcoming changes in scheduling, for years to come we will have the Big Ten to thank in part for a new evolution of the game. Since the BCS era has transitioned into the...

Nebraska Scores a Big-Time Pickup on the Recruiting Trail with RB Jordan Stevenson

By Ryan Wright, 1 month 5 days ago
The Jordan Stevenson sweepstakes ended on Thursday when the former South Oak Cliff (Texas) High School running back was academically cleared to enroll at Nebraska. The recruiting win for first-year Nebraska head coach Mike Riley over Big Ten foe Wisconsin could speak volumes about the direction of the two programs going forward. The Badgers, like Nebraska, are breaking in a new...