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College Football's Top Five Teams on the Rise for 2015

Texas A&M is a team on the rise for 2015.
College Football's Top Five Teams on the Rise for 2015

College football’s 2014 season is officially in the books. The new four-team playoff was a success, and the new postseason format resulted in Ohio State claiming a 42-20 win over Oregon in the national championship. The Buckeyes are the favorites to repeat next season, but winning back-to-back college football national championships isn’t easy.

Early Look at the Top 25 College Football Games of 2015

It's never too early to look ahead to next season.
Early Look at the Top 25 College Football Games of 2015

Less than 48 hours after the crowning of the 2014 national champion — congrats to the Ohio State Buckeyes by the way — we are already looking ahead to 2015.

 

Why not? After one of the most entertaining football seasons in history, why shouldn’t we be fired up about another year of upsets, records and overtime?

 

Here is a really, really early look at the top 25 games to look forward to in 2015:

 

Early College Football National Championship Odds Released for 2015-16

The Buckeyes are favorites to repeat in 2015.
Early College Football National Championship Odds Released for 2015-16

The 2014 college football season just ended, but the upcoming 2015 campaign isn’t that far off. Bovada is getting a start on 2015 by releasing early championship odds for next season.

 

Ohio State is a favorite to repeat, with TCU and Alabama just behind the Buckeyes in the overall odds.

 

Check out Bovada’s early national championship odds for 2015:

 

Ohio State: 5/1

TCU: 15/2

Alabama: 10/1

Oregon: 14/1

College Football's Early National Championship Favorites for 2015

Ohio State, TCU and Alabama are the early favorites next year.
College Football's Early National Championship Favorites for 2015

The 2014-15 college football season concluded with Ohio State’s 42-20 win over Oregon on Monday night in Arlington, Texas. Although the on-field game action is over until next August, spring practice and offseason workouts will start for some teams in February. And with Signing Day just around the corner, there’s no shortage of college football news to fill the offseason void.

 

Ranking the College Football National Champions since 1998

How do the best teams of the last two decades stack up against one another?
Ranking the College Football National Champions since 1998

Many consider the modern era of college football to be 1998-present — when the Bowl Championship Series went into effect.

 

Every team that wins the season’s final game is historically great in its own unique way, but trying to figure out who would win among those champs is a fun exercise.

 

Here is our best shot at ranking the national champions in the modern era of college football (1998-present):

 

Cover 2 College Football Podcast: National Championship Prediction

The guys breakdown and make predictions on the national title game.
Cover 2 College Football Podcast: National Championship Prediction

 

Hosts Braden Gall, David Fox and Steven Lassan go in-depth to break down college football's national championship game.

 

College Football's Top Coordinator Hires from 2014

Who were the best play-caller hires from this season?
College Football's Top Coordinator Hires from 2014

The college football coaching carousel is one of the most intriguing aspects of every offseason. Regardless of whether a team had a losing record or finished in the top 10 of the final rankings, coaching changes are possible for any program after the regular season has finished.

 

GoDaddy Bowl Preview and Prediction: Toledo vs. Arkansas State

Rockets running back Kareem Hunt is among the nation’s most productive rushers
GoDaddy Bowl Preview and Prediction: Toledo vs. Arkansas State

The GoDaddy Bowl will feature some familiar faces when Arkansas State and Toledo face off in Mobile, Ala. The final postseason contest before the first national champion of the Playoff era is crowned, the Red Wolves (7-5) are playing in their fourth straight GoDaddy Bowl (formerly GMAC Bowl) while the Rockets (8-4) are making their second appearance.

 

Birmingham Bowl Preview and Prediction: East Carolina vs. Florida

Pirates' Air Raid looks to solve Florida's pass defense
Birmingham Bowl Preview and Prediction: East Carolina vs. Florida

Bowl season has a funny way of changing uninteresting September matchups into must-see TV.

That Western Michigan-Air Force game in the Famous Idaho Potato Bowl might not have been on anyone’s radar on the second Saturday in September, but by virtue of being a bowl, the game deserves at least a bit of attention.

The Birmingham Bowl might be the opposite.

Ohio State Gave Us Expected Result: The Playoff is Awesome

The Buckeyes proved why the playoff was the right answer.
Ohio State Gave Us Expected Result: The Playoff is Awesome

NEW ORLEANS — Urban Meyer and Nick Saban have squared off with a right to play for the national championship before, but no one could have forecast what took place in the 2015 Sugar Bowl.

 

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