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Ranking the Big Ten's College Football Coaches for 2020

Penn State's James Franklin takes the top spot among Big Ten coaches
Ranking the Big Ten's College Football Coaches for 2020

Ranking the Big Ten coaches is no easy task. Penn State's James Franklin takes the top spot for 2020, but Ohio State's Ryan Day and Michigan's Jim Harbaugh aren't far behind. The next tier of coaches features Iowa's Kirk Ferentz, Wisconsin's Paul Chryst, Minnesota's P.J. Fleck, and Northwestern's Pat Fitzgerald. Purdue's Jeff Brohm and Nebraska's Scott Frost look to rebound this fall after disappointing 2019 seasons.

 

Big Ten Football 2020 Predictions

Complete Big Ten preview and predictions for 2020
Big Ten Football 2020 Predictions

The 2020 Big Ten predictions begin with a couple of familiar faces atop the divisions: Ohio State and Wisconsin. The Buckeyes and Badgers have combined for 11 out of the 18 appearances in the conference title game since its inception prior to 2011. Penn State should be Ohio State’s top competition in the East, with Michigan up next in third. Minnesota isn’t far behind Wisconsin, while Iowa headlines the next tier of contenders.

 

Big Ten Football 2020 All-Conference Team

Athlon projects the best of the Big Ten for 2020
Big Ten Football 2020 All-Conference Team

The 2020 All-Big Ten team is led by 15 selections from Ohio State, with Michigan up next with 12. Iowa and Penn State headline the next tier with 11 picks. Those four teams are the only ones to hit double-digit picks, but seven other programs had at least seven selections on the 2020 All-Big Ten squad.

 

Indiana Football: 2020 Hoosiers Season Preview and Prediction

The Hoosiers rank No. 40 in Athlon's Top 130 for 2020
Indiana Football: 2020 Hoosiers Season Preview and Prediction

The growth of Tom Allen’s program was confirmed in 2019 when the Hoosiers celebrated their first eight-win season in 26 years but also lamented the two games they gave away, including the Gator Bowl to Tennessee. Indiana also learned success has its price as it lost three assistant coaches, its top two strength and conditioning coaches (to Alabama) and multiple players to transfer.

 

When Does College Football Start in 2020?

The 2020 season officially kicks off in August with an early Week 0 matchup
When Does College Football Start in 2020?

College football’s 2020 season officially kicks off on Saturday, Aug. 29 with five overall matchups on tap for Week 0. With the matchup between Navy and Notre Dame moved from Ireland and to Labor Day weekend, Hawaii-Arizona and California-UNLV provide the most intrigue for Week 0. Week 1 also features plenty of interesting matchups as the 2020 FBS season gets into full swing with games starting on Thursday, Sept.

College Football Rankings: Top 25 for 2020

An early look at the top 25 college football teams for 2020
Way-Too-Early Top 25 College Football Rankings for 2020

The 2020 college football season is scheduled to officially begin on Saturday, Aug. 29, but it's never too early to start thinking about top 25 rankings and what might transpire this fall. Each FBS season brings plenty of surprises, disappointments and unexpected teams emerging in the national title picture. However, the list of favorites for this year starts with familiar contenders: Clemson, Alabama and Ohio State.

 

NFL Draft 2021 Top Quarterback Prospects

Examining the top prospects at quarterback for the 2021 NFL Draft
NFL Draft 2021 Top Quarterback Prospects

The 2021 NFL Draft is slated to take place from April 29-May 1 in Cleveland, Ohio. While the 2020 college football season has yet to unfold, it's never too early to take a look at which quarterbacks could top the rankings or the wish list for teams next spring. The pool of top prospects at quarterback is headlined by Ohio State's Justin Fields and Clemson's Trevor Lawrence, as both are likely to go in the top five of next year's draft. The next tier is led by Texas' Sam Ehlinger, Mississippi State's K.J.

College Football's Best Players Not Taken in the 2020 NFL Draft

Several big-time college football stars did not get drafted
College Football's Best Players Not Taken in the 2020 NFL Draft

With the 2020 NFL Draft officially in the books, it’s time to look back and see which of college football’s biggest stars went undrafted. Whether it was a concern about size, overall talent, an injury, how a player will transition from scheme or handle the jump to the NFL, a handful of stars from the previous college football season did not hear their name called over the three-day event.

 

Indiana Football: Hoosiers' 2020 Spring Preview

With a healthy Michael Penix Jr. running the show, the Hoosiers look to build off of last season's success
Indiana Football: Hoosiers' 2020 Spring Preview

The Indiana Hoosiers enter 2020 looking to take another step forward after its first eight-win season since 1993. Tom Allen finally got Indiana over the last hurdle to get to a bowl game after back-to-back five-win seasons, but now the bar has been raised. How will the Hoosiers follow up their memorable 2019 campaign?

 

Grading College Football's Head Coach Hires for 2020

Athlon grades and ranks all 24 college football hires for 2020
Grading College Football's Head Coach Hires for 2020

College football’s 2019-20 coaching carousel featured 24 changes, including moves at Florida State, Ole Miss, Washington State, Colorado and Arkansas. With the carousel completed and all 24 jobs filled, it's time to rank and grade the new hires and see how they fit with their new programs. Florida State's hire of Mike Norvell takes the top spot in Athlon's grades, but Ole Miss (Lane Kiffin), Washington State (Nick Rolovich) and Mississippi State (Mike Leach) aren't far behind.

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