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Pac-12 2015 Preseason Quarterback Rankings

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 3 months ago
The Pac-12 features a loaded group of quarterbacks for the 2015 season. The conference features proven superstars poised to challenge for All-America honors, along with a few breakout candidates in UCLA’s Josh Rosen and Oregon State’s Seth Collins. USC’s Cody Kessler ranks as the league’s top option, but California junior Jared Goff isn’t far behind.  ...

Pac-12 Coaches Talk Anonymously About Conference Foes for 2015

By Athlon Sports, 1 year 4 months 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 ACC to talk...

The Pac-12's Top 10 Heisman Candidates for 2015

By Kyle Kensing, 1 year 4 months ago
The conference now known as the Pac-12 became a regular home for the Heisman Trophy in the 1960s. In that decade, USC's Mike Garrett and O.J. Simpson, UCLA's Gary Beban and Oregon State's Terry Baker all brought the most celebrated individual award in the sport out West. In the years since, the Heisman has made just a few return trips. In fact, barring USC recipients, John...

Pac-12 Football Breakout Players for 2015

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 4 months ago
Projecting college football’s breakout players for any given season is no easy assignment. After all, each person has a different take on what a “breakout player” is, and college football is always home to several new faces throughout the season. While it’s difficult to label breakout players, the new stars of any season can have a huge impact on conference championship...

College Football's Top 25 Non-Conference Games for 2015

By Braden Gall, 1 year 4 months ago
There is a lot that is still unknown about the College Football Playoff Committee. One thing that was learned about the new postseason format in year number one is that the voters value strength of schedule. Teams have ramped-up non-conference scheduling almost instantly (See: No. 4 below) and the results are a healthy list of top-level games. It may take a few full seasons for...

Pac-12 Wild Card Players in 2015

By Kyle Kensing, 1 year 4 months 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, 1 year 4 months ago
Kickoff for the 2015 college football season is just around the corner. With fall camps underway, it won’t be long before teams are officially preparing for the opening week. With the season countdown under 15 days until kickoff, it’s time to take a look at the best 50 players in college football for the upcoming year. Ranking the best 50 players in college football is no...

Top 10 Pac-12 Non-Conference Games of 2015

By Braden Gall, 1 year 4 months 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, 1 year 4 months 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, 1 year 4 months 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...