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Ranking College Football's Top 30 Impact Quarterback Transfers for 2016

Davis Webb should be an impact transfer for Cal.
Ranking College Football's Top 30 Impact Quarterback Transfers for 2016

Quarterback play is always under the microscope for every college football team. This position is the toughest to evaluate, develop and project for upcoming seasons. Finding a new starter or replacing a departing senior comes easy for some teams.

Ranking All 128 College Football Head Coaches for 2016

Athlon ranks every FBS college football coach for 2016.
Ranking All 128 College Football Head Coaches for 2016

Success with any college football team starts with coaching. Even if a program doesn’t have the resources of the nation’s elite jobs, a good coach can elevate a program into national title contention. However, similar to any position on the field, statistics may not tell the full story when judging a coaching tenure.

 

Pac-12 Football 2016 All-Conference Team

Athlon projects the Pac-12's best for 2016.
Pac-12 Football 2016 All-Conference Team

An intriguing race is set to unfold in the Pac-12 this season, as there’s not a clear frontrunner or team projected to finish in the top four and in the mix for a playoff berth. However, while the league may not have a dominant team in place for 2016, there’s no shortage of talent across the conference for all 12 teams.

College Football's 10 Most Explosive Running Quarterbacks for 2016

Who are the top running QBs returning in 2016?
College Football's 10 Most Explosive Running Quarterbacks for 2016

Having a dual-threat quarterback who makes the defense respect his arm and legs is arguably a must for effective offenses in today’s college football. These quarterbacks have the unique ability to turn ordinary plays into pay dirt and six points for the offense. They come in different shapes and sizes, but there are a few qualities each big-play signal-caller seems to possess - speed, acceleration and great playmaking ability.

Ranking the Toughest Games on Stanford's College Football Schedule in 2016

The defending Pac-12 champion Cardinal face one of the nation's most grueling gauntlets
Ranking the Toughest Games on Stanford's College Football Schedule in 2016

Defending Pac-12 champion Stanford returns a Heisman Trophy runner-up in Christian McCaffrey, talented playmakers on defense and a stout offensive line.

Pac-12 Football 2016 Predictions

Complete Pac-12 preview for 2016.
Pac-12 Football 2016 Predictions

Most preseason predictions and rankings have the Pac-12 on the outside of the playoff picture for 2016, but there’s no shortage of intrigue or potential surrounding this league. Stanford has lost only nine conference games in coach David Shaw’s tenure, and despite significant personnel losses, the Cardinal is penciled in as one of the favorites for the 2016 title.

College Football's 10 Most Explosive Running Backs Returning for 2016

Who are the top big-play runners returning for 2016?
College Football's 10 Most Explosive Running Backs Returning for 2016

Having a running back who has the ability to turn on the jets after getting to the second level of the defense and also make something out of nothing is a must for a great ground game. These running backs have the unique ability to turn ordinary plays into pay dirt and six points for the offense. They come in different shapes and sizes, but there are a few qualities each big-play back seems to possess—speed, acceleration and great vision.

Ranking the Toughest Games on Oregon's College Football Schedule in 2016

Oregon faces a challenging slate with 11 Power 5 opponents
Ranking the Toughest Games on Oregon's College Football Schedule in 2016

Oregon grew into one of Pac-12 football’s two pace-setters since 2009, splitting four of seven conference championships with rival Stanford in that time.

 

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