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Pac-12 Wild Card Players in 2015

By Kyle Kensing, 2 weeks 3 days ago
Competition in the Pac-12 is unpredictable: divisions decided on the last day, Hail Mary finishes, multiple-touchdown, fourth-quarter comebacks — and that was just 2014. Related: Pac-12 Football 2015 Predictions The Pac-12 is truly college football's Wild West. Winning in a conference in which a few plays can be the difference between title contention and mediocrity requires...

College Football's Top 50 Players for 2015

By Steven Lassan, 2 weeks 4 days ago
Kickoff for the 2015 college football season is just around the corner. With media days underway and players reporting to camps in August, it won’t be long before teams are officially preparing for the opening week. With the season countdown under 50 days until kickoff, it’s time to take a look at the best 50 players in college football for the upcoming year. Ranking the...

Top 10 Pac-12 Non-Conference Games of 2015

By Braden Gall, 2 weeks 5 days ago
The College Football Playoff Committee proved the general trend of tougher scheduling last fall.  The Pac-12 may not get a team in the Playoff because this league might be too good and too deep to provide a one-loss champion. To top it off, the Committee can't blame the Pac-12 for taking it easy in the non-conference either. Here are top 10 non-conference games...

A College Football Fan's Dream Road Trip for 2015

By Braden Gall, 3 weeks 3 days ago
You can go to one college football game each weekend. You can't go to the same place twice and the travel budget is endless. Where are you going? That's 14 straight weekends on 14 different campuses, so ask the spouse for forgiveness, not permission. The possibilities are almost endless. And it would make for a dream come true for most college football fans. So I...

Bovada Releases Updated Heisman Odds for July

By Steven Lassan, 3 weeks 5 days ago
The 2015 college football season is just over 50 days away, and media days are just around the corner. And once August hits, teams will report to camp and start the official preparations for the upcoming season. Bovada released Heisman odds earlier this offseason, but the sportsbook has updated its list on Wednesday. TCU quarterback Trevone Boykin is now the favorite by Bovada, with...

The Pac-12's 10 Most Underrated Players for 2015

By Steven Lassan, 3 weeks 5 days ago
Every college football team has players most would consider underrated. However, defining underrated players is no easy assignment, as that term varies in meaning between fans and experts. The Pac-12 should be an intriguing league once again in 2015. Oregon and USC top the list of favorites, but Arizona State, Stanford, Arizona and UCLA will be in the mix. And the depth of this...

College Football Bowl Projections for 2015

By Steven Lassan, 3 weeks 5 days ago
College football’s new playoff format was a huge success. The four-team playoff generated huge ratings and provided what the fans wanted in a postseason: A chance to settle it on the field. As the second season of the playoff approaches, the bowl schedule has expanded to 41 overall games including the national championship. Additionally, the semifinals will be on Dec. 31 instead...

College Football's Top 25 Position Groups Under Pressure in 2015

By Steven Lassan, 3 weeks 6 days ago
The terms “on the hot seat” or “under pressure” usually apply to quarterbacks and head coaches. After all, there’s an enormous amount of pressure on quarterbacks and coaches for any college football team. And needless to say, it’s difficult to challenge for a conference championship or national title if the quarterback play is an issue all year or if...

Ranking the Pac-12 Stadiums for 2015

By Braden Gall, 3 weeks 6 days ago
Last summer, Athlon Sports asked 10 Pac-12 experts like Rick Neuheisel, Dan Hawkins, Chris Huston, Ryan Nece and more to rank their favorite stadiums in the Pac-12. Based on general atmosphere, fan support, home-field advantage, amenities, tailgating, surrounding campus and even scoreboards, here is how the voting shook out. However, attendance is an increasing concern for all...

Bovada Releases 2015 College Football Over/Under Win Totals

By Steven Lassan, 1 month 1 day ago
Preseason win totals and projections are an interesting part of any college football season. In addition to Athlon’s projected 128 for 2015, a few sportsbooks have released their projected over/under win totals for the upcoming year. On Thursday, Bovada jumped into the mix with their win total projections for the coming year. Needless to say, a few things jump out about the odds...