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College Football's Worst 25 Coaching Tenures of the BCS Era

Turner Gill's hire did not work out well for Kansas.
College Football's Worst 25 Coaching Tenures of the BCS Era

Determining the worst coaching tenures for any period is no easy task. Each program has its own set of hurdles to overcome, and all coaches aren’t on equal footing when they take over a job.

College Fantasy Football: Week 0 DFS Picks Saturday (Aug. 24) Games

Let our fantasy experts help you pick a great college fantasy football lineup
College Fantasy Football: Week 0 DFS Picks Saturday (Aug. 24) Games

Week 0 of the 2019 college football season takes place on Saturday, Aug. 24. That means it’s time to pick your optimal DraftKings college football fantasy lineup. Fortunately, our college football fantasy experts are ready to help. Players from two matchups are available to be selected on DraftKings for the Saturday games between Florida and Miami and Arizona at Hawaii.

 

Here’s what our best Week 0 (Aug. 24) college fantasy football DFS lineup looks like for Saturday matchups:

 

Heisman Watch: Ranking the Top 10 Candidates for 2019

Alabama's Tua Tagovailoa is the favorite after finishing second in the voting last season
Heisman Watch: Ranking the Top 10 Candidates for 2019

College football's 2019 Heisman race won't lack for intrigue. Alabama quarterback Tua Tagovailoa finished second to Oklahoma's Kyler Murray for the award last fall and begins 2019 atop the list of favorites. However, Clemson's Trevor Lawrence isn't far behind. Lawrence capped a stellar freshman season with a huge victory over Alabama in the national championship.

College Football's 2019 All-Name Team

Fa'avae Fa'avae, Boobie Curry, Taisum Phommachanh, Brodarious Hamm...
College Football's 2019 All-Name Team

Because of freshmen cycling in and seniors moving on from all 130 FBS college football programs, it has always been difficult to keep up team rosters across the country. Add the fact more players are leaving early for the NFL draft, and others are jumping into and out of the transfer portal, and teams may want to forget about names on the back of the jerseys and just go with name tags on the front instead.

 

College Football Picks: Expert Predictions for Every Game on Aug. 24

The staff makes predictions for games on Aug. 24
College Football Picks: Expert Predictions for Every Game on August 24 2019

College football's 2019 season gets underway with two games on Saturday, Aug. 24, and our NCAA experts are ready with their predictions and picks. The Week 0 slate starts off with a big-time matchup in the Sunshine State between Florida and Miami. The Gators took a big step forward in coach Dan Mullen's first year last fall and are predicted to be the top competition to Georgia in the SEC East.

College Football's Top 25 Linebacker Units for 2019

Examining which teams have the top LB units for 2019
College Football's Top 25 Linebacker Units for 2019

For the second year in a row, Alabama takes the top spot in Athlon's ranking of the best linebacker units in college football. The Crimson Tide have to restock one spot on the inside, but Dylan Moses, Terrell Lewis and Anfernee Jennings could all push for all-conference or All-America honors at the end of the year. Georgia and LSU join Alabama in the top five, with Miami and Penn State rounding out the top tier for 2019.

 

College Football Rankings: Top 25 for 2019

Athlon projects the top 25 teams for 2019
College Football Top 25 Rankings for 2019

The 2019 college football season officially begins on Saturday, Aug. 24, and with less than a week before kickoff, it's time to think about NCAA football rankings. Each NCAAF season brings plenty of surprises, disappointments and unexpected teams emerging in the national title picture. However, two teams - Clemson and Alabama - are a step ahead of the rest of the college football world and are poised for a rematch in the national championship game.

 

College Football's Top 30 Defensive Lines for 2019

Examining which teams have the best defensive line in the nation
College Football's Top 30 Defensive Lines for 2019

The defensive line is one of college football's deepest positions in terms of individual talent for 2019, and there's also plenty of competition for the top spot among teams for the best setup in the trenches. Anchored by first-team All-American Derrick Brown, Auburn leads the way in Athlon's best defensive lines for the 2019 college football season. The Tigers are followed by Utah at No. 2, Clemson at No. 3, Alabama at No. 4 and Alabama at No. 5.

 

Group of 5 Football: Top 15 Must-See Games of 2019

The annual Army-Navy game tops the list
Group of 5 Football: Top 15 Must-See Games of 2019

The Group of 5 might not produce a serious threat to win a national title — sorry UCF — but there are still a bunch of very good teams that are loaded with outstanding players.

 

Below is our list of the top 15 games involving Group of 5 teams — some involve matchups against the so-called big boys in the Power 5 and some are key games that will go long way in determining conference championships.

 

College Football's Top 30 Breakout Wide Receivers for 2019

Predicting which WRs will have a breakout season
College Football's Top 30 Breakout Wide Receivers for 2019

The wide receiver position has plenty of standouts returning for the 2019 college football season, but there's always room for new stars or breakout players to emerge. Alabama's Jerry Jeudy, Clemson's Tee Higgins and Justyn Ross and Oklahoma State's Tylan Wallace are just a few of the All-America candidates returning to campus this fall. Auburn's Seth Williams, Oregon's Juwan Johnson and Georgia's George Pickens are some of the names to watch for breakout 2019 seasons.

 

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