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LSU Beware, Jacksonville State is No Ordinary FCS Team

The Gamecocks welcome former Auburn running back Roc Thomas to the fold this fall
LSU Beware, Jacksonville State is No Ordinary FCS Team

College football fans, heed the warning — Jacksonville State is no ordinary Football Championship Series (FCS) program. The “other” Gamecocks are the real deal.

 

SEC Football 2016 All-Conference Team

Athlon honors the best in the SEC for 2016.
SEC Football 2016 All-Conference Team

The SEC – college football’s best conference – is never short on talent and features some of the nation’s best players once again in 2016. The balance of power in the SEC is tilted to the West this fall, with 63 of the 108 selections on Athlon’s projected all-conference team coming from this division.

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

The Gators' SEC East title defense will include visits to Fayetteville and Knoxville as well as a season-ending trip to Tallahassee
Ranking the Toughest Games on Florida's College Football Schedule in 2016

Coming into Jim McElwain’s first season in Gainesville, not much was expected of the Florida Gators, especially after finishing a disappointing 7-5 record in 2014.

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

Calvin Ridley and the Crimson Tide have a difficult slate of SEC road games and a season-opening tilt with USC this fall
Ranking the Toughest Games on Alabama's College Football Schedule in 2016

Nick Saban doesn’t appear to be slowing down anytime soon when it comes to dominating the college football landscape. Alabama is coming off yet another national championship, and the Crimson Tide look to be loaded with talent once again.

The Case for Nashville Hosting the SEC Championship Game

Why the SEC needs to relocate its championship game to Music City
The SEC Football Championship Game has been played in Atlanta for more than 20 years. A change of venue is needed for this event.

Since 1994, the Southeastern Conference's football championship game has been played inside the Georgia Dome. However, Atlanta has not always served as the site. The first two championship games occurred in Birmingham in 1992 and '93. Despite the success of the SEC's title game, another city, Nashville, deserves to host this annual event.

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

Charles Harris and the Tigers will face Arkansas and LSU from the SEC West and also make trips to Gainesville and Knoxville this fall
Ranking the Toughest Games on Missouri's College Football Schedule in 2016

Missouri heads into the fall with what looks to be one of the SEC's best defenses.

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.

College Football Podcast: Big 12 Championship Game, Vegas Odds and Jeffery Simmons

Did the Big 12 get it right by adding a title game?
College Football Podcast: Big 12 Championship Game, Vegas Odds and Jeffery Simmons

Braden Gall, David Fox and Mitch Light are back in the booth talking the latest in college football.

 

- Did the Big 12 get it right by adding a conference championship game? What are the benefits and drawbacks of a 13th data point? How should the new divisions be divided?

 

- How good of a job is Baylor? Where does it rank nationally and within the Big 12? Where did it rank before Art Briles?

 

- Will Art Briles ever work again in college football? The guys disagree on this one.

 

SEC Football 2016 Predictions

Complete preview of the SEC for 2016.
SEC Football 2016 Predictions

After a two-year drought, the SEC is back on top. Sort of. The SEC really never left its spot as college football’s No. 1 league, but Florida State (2013) and Ohio State (2014) gained control of the national title and prevented the SEC from extending its dominance after winning seven straight titles from 2006-12.

 

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