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A Very Early College Football Top 25 for 2017

Athlon projects college football's very early top 25 teams for 2017.
A Very Early College Football Top 25 for 2017

College football’s 2017 season is still several months away, but it’s never too early to predict next year’s top 25 teams. Alabama and Clemson will close out the 2016 season on Jan. 9, and both teams should begin 2017 near the top of the rankings.

Predictions for Every Remaining College Football 2016-2017 Bowl Game

Predictions for games from Dec. 28-Jan. 2 and playoff matchups.
Predictions for Every Remaining College Football 2016-2017 Bowl Game

College football’s 2016-17 bowl slate has reached its halfway point. With the games from Dec. 27 completed, 20 games are in the books and 20 bowl contests remain, with the national championship also to come on Jan. 9 in Tampa, Fla. While just 21 games are left in the college football season, there are several high-profile matchups on the upcoming slate.

Foster Farms Bowl Preview and Prediction: Indiana vs. Utah

A win over Utah would be Indiana's first in a bowl game since 1991
Foster Farms Bowl Preview and Prediction: Indiana vs. Utah

Utah winning bowl games is not yet as predictable as death, taxes and heated arguments over politics, but it is closer than just about anything else these days.

 

College Football's 2016 Postseason All-Freshman Team

Athlon honors the top freshmen of 2016.
College Football's 2016 Postseason All-Freshman Team

Every college football season is a new opportunity for the true or redshirt freshmen players on 128 FBS teams to make a statement. While each year always produces a handful of freshmen standouts, it seems more first-year players are making an impact at a high level.

Big Ten All-Freshman Team for 2016

Awarding the Big Ten's top freshmen of 2016.
Big Ten All-Freshman Team for 2016

The Big Ten had a standout year on the gridiron, as Ohio State made the College Football Playoff as the No. 3 seed, and Wisconsin, Penn State and Michigan finished inside of the top 10 of the final poll.

Top 25 College Football Games of 2016

Texas' season-opening victory over Notre Dame in double-overtime was one of this season's most entertaining games
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Top 25 College Football Games of 2016

The 2016 college football season had a little bit of everything, to the point where you could fill your bingo card twice over. The greatest opening weekend ever? Definitely. Historic upsets from coast-to-coast? Without a doubt. Shootouts? Check. Seismic shifts as the result of game-changing plays? Double check.

 

Ranking the Watchability of the Big Ten’s Bowl Games in 2016

Trace McSorley and Big Ten champion Penn State will take on USC in the Rose Bowl
Ranking the Watchability of the Big Ten’s Bowl Games in 2016

This bowl season you will be hard-pressed to miss the Big Ten in action. A total of 10 of the 14 teams in the Big Ten will be playing in bowl games this year, including four in New Year’s Six bowl games, highlighted by Ohio State in the College Football Playoff and conference champion Penn State in the Rose Bowl.

Big Ten 2016 Season Awards and All-Conference Team

Athlon hands out its awards from the 2016 season.
Big Ten 2016 Season Awards and All-Conference Team

The Big Ten is trending up at the end of the 2016 college football regular season. The conference has a strong argument as the best in the nation this year, as Ohio State finished No. 3 in the CFB Playoff selection committee rankings, with Michigan, Penn State and Wisconsin also inside of the final top 10.

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