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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.

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.

Miami Beach Bowl Preview and Prediction: Central Michigan vs. Tulsa

D'Angelo Brewer and the Golden Hurricane look to run to a win in Miami over the Chippewas
There should be plenty of offensive fireworks in Miami

This year’s Miami Beach Bowl is a tale of two teams going in different directions. After getting pummeled by Ohio State, Tulsa has won eight out of its last 10 games. The Golden Hurricane’s two losses were by a combined nine points to Houston and eventual American Athletic Conference West Division champion Navy.

 

Betting Against the Spread: Best Bets for December Bowl Games

Several solid matchups on tap before the end of this month
Betting Against the Spread: Best Bets for December Bowl Games

College football’s bowl season usually features some fantastic matchups and intriguing situations. It's also one of the toughest times to wager potentially with so many factors to consider.

 

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.

 

Predictions for Every College Football 2016-2017 Bowl Game

Predictions and picks for all 41 postseason games.
Predictions for Every College Football 2016-2017 Bowl Game

College football’s bowl season kicks off on Saturday, Dec. 17 and continues until the national championship in Tampa, Fla. on Jan. 9. With the bowl lineup set and confidence pools and pick’em contests set to start on Dec. 17, four writers for Athlon Sports share predictions for every bowl.

 

20 Players on the Rise Entering College Football's 2016-17 Bowl Season

Here are 20 rising stars to watch during the bowl season.
20 Players on the Rise Entering College Football's 2016-17 Bowl Season

Breakout players or the emergence of new stars is an annual tradition for all 128 college football teams. However, with the focus shifting to the bowl season, it’s never too early to think about players that could use the postseason as a springboard to an even bigger 2017 campaign.

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