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

By Athlon Sports, 4 days 15 hours 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 SEC's...

Tennessee Volunteers Land Top 2017 QB Hunter Johnson

By Rob McVey, 4 days 16 hours ago
The Tennessee Volunteers received a boost to their 2017 recruiting efforts in the form of a big-time commitment on Sunday. Hunter Johnson, who is ranked as the No. 1 high school quarterback in the nation for the 2017 class, has pledged to take his talents to Rocky Top. The 6-foot-3, 197-pound, pro-style signal-caller from Brownsburg High School in Indiana is a 5-star prospect according to...

College Football's Top 30 Offensive Lines for 2015

By Steven Lassan, 5 days 14 hours ago
The offensive line is often the most overlooked position for any college football team. While the linemen in the trenches don’t get enough credit, they are often the most important piece to a successful offense. Flashy skill talent and quarterbacks take home all of the accolades and headlines, but neither position can thrive without a solid offensive line. Which teams are strongest in...

The SEC's Top Freshmen to Watch in 2015

By Cody McClure, 1 week 1 day ago
Once upon a time, LSU head coach Les Miles said something along the lines of "Not only do we lose a senior class every year, but we also lose a junior class." That statement is pretty powerful because it's true. Teams like LSU, Georgia, Alabama and Florida lose a ton of talent on a year-to-year basis to the NFL. Related: Ranking the Top 15 Players in the SEC for 2015 (...

Ranking the Top 15 Players in the SEC for 2015 (Experts Poll)

By Steven Lassan, 1 week 2 days ago
There’s plenty of uncertainty at quarterback in the SEC for 2015, but talent certainly isn’t an issue among the league’s 14 teams. And needless to say, pairing down the SEC’s talent to the top 15 players is no easy assignment. However, that’s the task Athlon recently assigned over 40 experts. With the season right around the corner, Athlon Sports sought to...

Ranking the Toughest Games on Tennessee's College Football Schedule in 2015

By Rob McVey, 1 week 4 days ago
It has been almost a decade since the Tennessee Volunteers have entered a season with so much fanfare. The media and Vol fans alike, have set the “expectations bar” fairly high and with good reason. Tennessee returns 18 starters from a 2014 team that won four of its last five games, culminating in a lopsided victory over Iowa in the TaxSlayer Bowl. Head coach Butch Jones also...

College Football's 2015 All-Name Team

By Steven Lassan, 2 weeks 4 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, 2 weeks 5 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...

Tennessee Volunteers WR Von Pearson Reinstated to Football Team

By Rob McVey, 2 weeks 5 days ago
Tennessee Volunteers wide receiver Von Pearson’s suspension has been officially lifted by the University of Tennessee and its football program. On April 24 of this year, Pearson was named as the sole suspect in a sexual assault investigation by the Knox County District Attorney’s Office. Subsequently, Pearson was immediately suspended indefinitely from school and the football team....

Tennessee DT Kahlil McKenzie Destroys Offensive Lineman in Practice

By Steven Lassan, 3 weeks 1 day ago
Tennessee defensive tackle Kahlil McKenzie is expected to be one of the SEC’s top freshman in 2015. And by all accounts, the freshman is making quite an impression in fall practice. On Thursday, video emerged from Tennessee’s practice, which features McKenzie destroying an offensive lineman during drills. Needless to say, McKenzie is going to be a prominent member of...