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College Football's NFL Draft Deadline Winners and Losers for 2021

Iowa State was a big winner at the NFL draft early-entry deadline
College Football's NFL Draft Deadline Winners and Losers for 2021

The early-entry deadline for the 2021 NFL Draft officially passed on Monday, Jan. 18. Counting seniors who passed on an extra year of eligibility and underclassmen entering early, more than 400 players declared for the next level. Ohio State quarterback Justin Fields, Clemson signal-caller Trevor Lawrence, Alabama receiver Jaylen Waddle, Florida tight end Kyle Pitts and BYU quarterback Zach Wilson are just a few of the names headed to the NFL.

College Football's 2020-21 Bowl Season Winners and Losers

Alabama wasn't the only SEC team that enjoyed the bowl season, although some other teams from the conference didn't fare as well
College Football's 2020-21 Bowl Season Winners and Losers

The 2020 college football season will forever be remembered for being one of the most unique seasons ever played. But the sport managed to maneuver through varying starting points and cross the finish line with Alabama claiming ownership to another national championship. While there is no questioning Alabama's place in college football, some schools can make or break their image with their performance in the bowl season.

College Football: 15 Players With Big Bowl Games Who Could Break Out in 2021

Which players can use their bowl performance to break out in 2021?
College Football: 15 Players With Big Bowl Games Who Could Break Out in 2021

Just one game remains in the 2020-21 college football season, as the bowl slate wrapped up on Saturday, Jan. 2. It’s hard to read too much into bowl games due to opt outs and the unusual nature of the 2020 season. However, several players had big performances that could carry into the ’21 campaign. The definition of breakout players can vary from analysts and fanbases across the college football spectrum. However, these 15 players are worth watching on a national level, as they look to take their game to another level next fall.

 

Who Should Win the Heisman Trophy for the 2020 College Football Season?

Which player will win the top award in college football?
Who Should Win the Heisman Trophy for the 2020 College Football Season?

The Heisman Trophy will be presented on Tuesday, Jan. 5 to one of four finalists for the 2020 college football season. Florida quarterback Kyle Trask, Clemson quarterback Trevor Lawrence, Alabama wide receiver DeVonta Smith and Alabama quarterback Mac Jones are up for the most prestigious award in college football. Due to COVID-19 and the timing of the announcement, the award will be presented virtually instead of the four finalists gathering in New York. The voting for the Heisman Trophy was compiled prior to the bowl games for all four finalists.

 

2021 NFL Draft: College Football Players Leaving Early for NFL

These college football players have declared for the 2021 NFL Draft
2021 NFL Draft: College Football Players Leaving Early for NFL

The 2021 NFL Draft is slated to take place in Cleveland, Ohio on April 29-May 1, and due to the COVID-19 pandemic, college football players are already declaring their intent to jump early to the next level. As of Friday, Dec. 18, 136 underclassmen players have already declared for the 2021 NFL Draft and some will not return to college for a fall or spring season. The list of names declared features projected first-round picks in Penn State linebacker Micah Parsons, Miami defensive end Gregory Rousseau and Minnesota receiver Rashod Bateman.

Cure Bowl Prediction and Preview: Liberty vs. Coastal Carolina

Coastal Carolina looks to finish off undefeated season against Liberty in matchup of two of Group of 5's top teams
Cure Bowl Prediction and Preview: Liberty vs. Coastal Carolina

Coastal Carolina and Liberty each look to cap their finest seasons as FBS programs with a victory in the FBC Mortgage Cure Bowl this holiday weekend. And this one should be a delight.

 

College Football Picks Against the Spread (ATS) for Every 2020-21 Bowl Game

Expert predictions for every bowl and playoff game against the spread
College Football Picks Against the Spread (ATS) for Every 2020-21 Bowl Game

College football’s 2020-21 bowl season features 28 matchups, and Athlon’s editors are here with picks against the spread (ATS) for every postseason contest. One game is slated for Dec. 21 to start the bowl season, the Peach and Citrus Bowl matchups headline the action outside of the CFB Playoff games on Jan. 1, while the final contests before the national title takes place on Jan. 2. The national championship for the 2020-21 season will be played in Miami Gardens, Fla. on Jan. 11, featuring the winners of the Sugar and Rose (in Texas) Bowl contests.

 

Bowl Game Predictions: College Football Picks for Every Bowl Game in 2020-21

Expert predictions for every bowl and playoff game
College Football Picks: Expert Predictions for Every Bowl Game in 2020-21

College football’s 2020-21 bowl season kicks off on Monday, Dec. 21, and continues until the national championship in Miami Gardens, Fla., on Jan. 11. With the bowl lineup set and pick’em contests set to start on Dec. 21, three writers for Athlon Sports share predictions for every bowl.

 

Ranking All 28 College Football Bowl Games: From Must-See to Must-Miss

Athlon ranks the bowl games from worst to first
Ranking All 28 College Football Bowl Games: From Must-See to Must-Miss

College football'’s regular season is over and the matchups for the 2020-21 bowl season are set. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, only 28 matchups are on tap this bowl season, as several games were canceled and 20 teams opted out of a postseason game. In the College Football Playoff, Alabama meets Notre Dame in the Rose Bowl that was moved to Arlington, Texas, with Ohio State and Clemson meeting in the Sugar Bowl. The winner of those two games will square off in Miami on Jan. 11 for the national championship.

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