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Grading College Football's Head Coach Hires for 2018

Scott Frost ranks as the No. 1 coaching hire for 2018.
Grading College Football's Head Coach Hires for 2018

College football’s 2017-18 coaching carousel featured 21 changes, including moves at big-time programs like Nebraska, Florida, Texas A&M, Oregon and Florida State. With the carousel completed and all 21 jobs filled, it's time to rank and grade the new hires and see how they fit with their new programs.

College Football's Early Top 50 Players for 2018

An early ranking of college football's top 50 returning players for 2018.
College Football's Early Top 50 Players for 2018

The 2018 college football season is still seven months away, but it’s never too early to look ahead at the upcoming year and rank some of the top players returning to the gridiron.

Grading College Football's First-Year Coaching Hires for 2017

Which first-year coaches did the best job in 2017?
Grading College Football's First-Year Coaching Hires for 2017

The 2017 college football season featured 23 new coaches at FBS programs. The 23 coaching changes were down slightly from the 2016 season, as 28 different programs had a change in the full-time role. It’s no secret coaching changes can have an instant impact on a problem, but some hires need a couple of years to rebuild a mess inherited from the previous staff.

College Football's Top 20 Teams on the Rise for 2018

Which teams are poised to improve their win total in 2018?
College Football's Top 20 Teams on the Rise for 2018

College football’s 2018 season won't get underway until August, but it's never too early to look ahead and predict which teams are poised for a significant leap in the rankings or win column next year.

College Football's Top 30 Early Projected Breakout Players for 2018

Here are 30 players poised for a breakout season.
College Football's Top 30 Early Projected Breakout Players for 2018

The definition of a breakout player in college football varies from each analyst or fanbase, but one thing is certain when looking ahead at the 2018 season and the players returning.

10 Pac-12 Players Who Will Replace NFL Draft Early Entrants in 2018

Will Devon Modster succeed Josh Rosen as UCLA's starting quarterback next season?
10 Pac-12 Players Who Will Replace NFL Draft Early Entrants in 2018

The Pac-12 is definitely losing some star power early to the NFL, but the bigger news is the one player that decided to stay in school. Heisman Trophy runner-up Bryce Love is returning to Stanford even though the running back probably would have been a first-round pick in April’s draft.

 

Way-Too-Early College Football Top 25 for 2018

Athlon projects college football's very early top 25 teams for 2018.
Early College Football Top 25 for 2018

The start of college football's 2018 season is still several months away, but it's never too early to look ahead and predict how the top 25 could look by next year. While there will be many personnel changes and coaching moves prior to spring practice that will have a major impact on this list, the top of the rankings has a few familiar faces in the mix.

College Football's NFL Draft Deadline Winners and Losers for 2018

Clemson was a big winner around the NFL Draft's Early Entry Deadline.
College Football's NFL Draft Deadline Winners and Losers for 2018

The NFL's early entry deadline for the 2018 draft officially passed on Monday evening and over 100 players declared for the next level. The deadline produced a few surprises, as Clemson's defensive line remained intact with Christian Wilkins, Clelin Ferrell and Austin Bryant each deciding to return to campus in 2018.

Early Look at the Top 25 College Football Games of 2018

With four marquee matchups on tap, Gus Malzahn's Auburn Tigers could have a big say in how the College Football Playoff field shapes up next season
Early Look at the Top 25 College Football Games of 2018

When the 2018 college football season begins, it will do so in familiar fashion with Alabama kicking off a new year as the defending champions and everyone else trying to catch up.

Early Pac-12 Football Predictions for 2018

Washington is the early favorite to win the Pac-12 title in 2018.
Early Pac-12 Football Predictions for 2018

The Pac-12 is a league in transition on the gridiron for the 2018 college football season. The conference is set to feature five new head coaches, including Chip Kelly at UCLA and Herm Edwards at Arizona State. In addition to the turnover at the top, the league also loses quarterbacks Sam Darnold (USC), Josh Rosen (UCLA) and Luke Falk (Washington State).

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