College Football Articles

Texas A&M Aggies
Teenagers are complicated, fickle, naive creatures who seldom have any perspective on the trappings of adult life or that every action carries a consequence. Few 16-year-old kids in this country know what they want to do with the rest of their...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
The first Wednesday in February is essentially Christmas for every college football head coach. After months of hard work on the recruiting trail, coaches will hit the offices bright and early on Wednesday for National Signing Day to welcome a new...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
A.J. Green
Nearly six years to the day since the receiver class of 2008 signed letters of intent to play college football, the class continued to dazzle. In Super Bowl XLIX on Sunday, Seahawks receiver Jermaine Kearse fell onto his back, bobbled the...
David Fox
1 year ago
Many believe National Signing Day to be the end of a long, arduous process after months of evaluations, official visits and message-boarding. To me, Signing Day is just the beginning of the process as thousands of new star athletes take the first...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
Julio Jones
The "modern" recruiting era is tied directly to the online recruiting websites. Rivals and Scout began the explosion around 2001 and ESPN and 247Sports have powerfully entered the market since. The rankings databases only go back 10...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
Darren McFadden
The era of the superstar running back is coming to a close. Or is it about to be re-started? In the last two NFL drafts, no team felt it necessary to take a running back with a first-round pick. The 2008 draft class that included five...
David Fox
1 year ago
Ezekiel Elliott tattoo
Running back Ezekiel Elliott was one of the key performers in Ohio State’s run to the college football national championship in 2014. The sophomore rushed for at least 220 yards in each of his final three games and is one of the early...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
New York Giants receiver Odell Beckham Jr. made some spectacular one-handed receptions as a rookie, and the LSU product recently grabbed 33 one-handed catches in 60 seconds to set a new record. The previous mark in the Guinness World Records was...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Cody Kessler
College football’s 2015 season is still months away, but it’s never too early to think about the Heisman frontrunners.Bovada is keeping the offseason chatter alive by releasing early 2015 Heisman odds, which features Ohio State running...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Clemson Tigers
Recruiting, like the NFL Draft, is the lifeblood of the sport. But recruiting, just like the NFL Draft, is an inexact science. Five-star prospects have a significantly better shot at landing on All-American teams or getting drafted than two-star...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
Sean Maguire
Attrition and finding replacements are a key part of any college football offseason. A coaching staff may find answers through the junior college ranks for a quick fix, or they may feel comfortable with a replacement that’s been on the roster...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Dare Ogunbowale
Wisconsin running back Dare Ogunbowale is slated to see an increase in rushing attempts with Melvin Gordon off to the NFL next season, but the Milwaukee native is grabbing attention this offseason for his kicking ability. The Badgers already...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Johnny Manziel
Not every recruiting class is created equal. Depending on the state, region or position, each recruiting cycle offers different areas of strengths or weaknesses. A quick examination of the most important position on the field during the modern...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
Corey Clement
Attrition and finding replacements are a key part of any college football offseason. A coaching staff may find answers through the junior college ranks for a quick fix, or they may feel comfortable with a replacement that’s been on the roster...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Texas A&M Aggies
Recruiting, like the NFL Draft, is the lifeblood of the sport. But recruiting, just like the NFL Draft, is an inexact science. Five-star prospects have a significantly better shot at landing on All-American teams or getting drafted than two-star...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
Tom Brady
The popular trend of the football offseason will be the rebound of the Big Ten. Ohio State won the national championship, and Jim Harbaugh is bringing hope to Michigan. Penn State is on the rise, and Michigan State and Wisconsin hope to...
David Fox
1 year ago
Jeff Lockie
Attrition and finding replacements are a key part of any college football offseason. A coaching staff may find answers through the junior college ranks for a quick fix, or they may feel comfortable with a replacement that’s been on the roster...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Jadeveon Clowney
Recruiting, like the NFL Draft, is the lifeblood of the sport. But recruiting, like the NFL Draft, is an inexact science. Five-star prospects have a significantly better shot at landing on All-America teams or getting drafted than two-star...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
Seth Russell
Attrition and finding replacements are a key part of any college football offseason. A coaching staff may find answers through the junior college ranks for a quick fix, or they may feel comfortable with a replacement that’s been on the roster...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Jeremy Johnson
Attrition and finding replacements are a key part of any college football offseason. A coaching staff may find answers through the junior college ranks for a quick fix, or they may feel comfortable with a replacement that’s been on the roster...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Oregon Ducks
Don’t listen to the old guard. Recruiting rankings matter. Landing an elite class isn’t a guarantee of future success, as coaching, development and plenty of luck are all needed to win a national title. But having the best players...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
Sean Maguire
Attrition and finding replacements for departed players are a key aspect of any college football offseason. A coaching staff may look for answers in the junior college ranks for a quick fix, or they may feel comfortable with a replacement that...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Ezekiel Elliott
College football’s 2014 season has ended, and the focus shifts from the national championship picture to signing day, spring practice and early preseason rankings for 2015. While last year and Ohio State’s national title victory over...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Coastal Carolina
Coastal Carolina is one of the nation’s most intriguing programs on the FCS level. The Chanticleers are led by coach Joe Moglia (a former CEO of TD Ameritrade) and will have a new “Teal Green Turf” coming to their stadium in 2015....
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Stanford Cardinal
Marcus Mariota, Brett Hundley and Jameis Winston are gone, leaving massive voids at three power programs. With another year of turnover under center comes another year of new faces in new places.So Athlon Sports takes its best shot at projecting...
Braden Gall
1 year ago

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