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Ranking the Big Ten's Best and Worst College Football Logos in 2015

By Athlon Sports, 1 year 1 month ago
Just about every sports fan is tied to their team’s logo, which makes ranking logos complicated. To get an educated opinion on what is a good logo and what isn't, Athlon Sports turned to one of the people most responsible for helping produce some of the best-looking magazines on the newsstands, graphic designer Daly Cantrell. Here is what she had to say about the Big Ten'...

Nebraska's Offense Suffers Big Setback With Injury to WR De'Mornay Pierson-El

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 1 month ago
Nebraska’s offense suffered a setback on Wednesday, as receiver De’Mornay Pierson-El was ruled out for six to eight weeks after a foot injury in fall camp. Pierson-El was slated to be a key piece of the Cornhuskers’ passing game in 2015 under new coach Mike Riley. Pierson-El finished third on the team with 23 catches for 321 yards and four touchdowns last season but...

The Big Ten's Top Freshmen to Watch in 2015

By J.P. Scott, 1 year 1 month ago
As the Big Ten Conference improves, so too does the incoming talent. The end result is a new crop of players talented enough to crack their respective starting lineups and make an impact throughout the season. The Big Ten has a group of freshmen as talented as any conference in the country. They'll be stepping into starting roles or regular rotations and likely having a say in how the...

Nebraska Football Game-by-Game Predictions for 2015

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 1 month 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, 1 year 1 month 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.   Offense...

College Football's Top 10 Fall Practice Storylines

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 1 month 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, 1 year 1 month 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, 1 year 1 month 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, 1 year 1 month 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...