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College Football's Top 35 Breakout Players for 2013

Florida State's Jameis Winston is the top breakout player for 2013.
College Football's Top 35 Breakout Players for 2013

Every year, college football fans are introduced to a handful of players that become household names by the end of the season. Predicting which players will breakout any year is never an easy task.

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College Football 2016 Conference, Playoff and National Championship Predictions

Athlon's staff picks the 2016 college football season.
College Football 2016 Conference, Playoff and National Championship Predictions

The start of the 2016 college football season is just a few days away. California and Hawaii meet in Australia on Aug. 26 in the first game of the year, with the full slate for Week 1 starting on Thursday, Sept. 1 and ending on Labor Day with Florida State and Ole Miss.

 

Ranking the ACC's Top 40 Players for 2016

Clemson's Deshaun Watson tops the ACC player rankings.
Ranking the ACC's Top 40 Players for 2016

Florida State and Clemson are projected to be two of the nation’s best teams this fall, so it should be no surprise these two programs return some of the ACC’s top individual talents. Quarterback Deshaun Watson leads the way in Athlon’s top 40 players returning in the ACC for 2016, followed by Florida State running back Dalvin Cook at No. 2.

The ACC's Top 15 Must-See Games of 2016

Seminoles' brutal slate worth keeping an eye on
The ACC's Top 15 Must-See Games of 2016

Not much has changed since last season in the overall hierarchy. Once again, the two teams with the best chance to make a College Football Playoff run are the titans of the Atlantic Division, Clemson and Florida State.

College Football's 20 Most Underrated Quarterbacks for 2016

Which QBs are underrated headed into 2016?
College Football's 20 Most Underrated Quarterbacks for 2016

Quarterback is the toughest position to play at any level. And regardless of team or conference affiliation,  quarterbacks are always under the spotlight to produce.

Ranking the ACC Running Back Tandems for 2016

Florida State ranks No. 1 among ACC RB tandems.
Ranking the ACC Running Back Tandems for 2016

Having two running backs is almost essential for every college football team. While some teams have workhorse options that can handle 275 or 300 carries, most programs want to have at least two (and sometimes three) running backs to split up the workload. The thought process is pretty simple: Take the workload off one player and spread it around to keep everyone fresh.

College Football's Top 50 Defensive Backfields for 2016

Which team has the best secondary?
College Football's Top 50 Defensive Backfields for 2016

Finding and evaluating cornerbacks and safeties is one of the most difficult jobs for any  coaching staff. Competition level and a variety of offenses in high school create a several obstacles in player evaluation.

Outrageous College Football Predictions for the ACC in 2016

The odds of any of these things happening are low, but they are all possible nonetheless
Outrageous College Football Predictions for the ACC in 2016

If you listen to the pundits and so-called "experts", the is pretty much a two-team race in 2016.

College Football's Top 50 Linebacker Units for 2016

Alabama takes the top spot in LB unit rankings.
College Football's Top 50 Linebacker Units for 2016

Picking the top linebacker units in  is no easy task. After all, schemes dictate how linebackers are used and the rise of spread offenses generally means more defensive backs on the field.

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