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4 Reasons Why Mississippi State Will be the Most Important Game for Alabama in 2015

The Bulldogs will host the Crimson Tide in Starkville on Nov. 14
4 Reasons Why Mississippi State Will be the Most Important Game for Alabama in 2015

Alabama has made it to November in control of its destiny in the SEC West every year since Nick Saban arrived in Tuscaloosa in 2007. Although the Crimson Tide have a difficult slate ahead of them in the first two months of the season, no one will be surprised if Saban’s team makes it to November pacing the West once again.

Baltimore Ravens 2015 Team Preview and Prediction

Ravens remain playoff contenders ... if receivers and DBs hold up
Baltimore Ravens 2015 Team Preview and Prediction

When the Baltimore Ravens trudged out of the locker room at Gillette Stadium following a bitter playoff loss to the New England Patriots, feisty veteran wide receiver Steve Smith vowed they’d be back and that the outcome would be different the next time.

 

Pittsburgh Steelers 2015 Team Preview and Prediction

Offense will need to carry Steelers until D catches up
Pittsburgh Steelers 2015 Team Preview and Prediction

Building on an 11–5 season and an AFC North title won’t be easy for the Pittsburgh Steelers. The offense is loaded and returns every starter from a unit that averaged 411.1 yards per game last season, second best in the NFL.

Cleveland Browns 2015 Team Preview and Prediction

Quarterback questions, offensive issues still plague Browns
Cleveland Browns 2015 Team Preview and Prediction

The Browns enter 2015 having changed offensive coordinators again, still searching for a real answer at quarterback and still trying to climb out of fourth place in the rugged AFC North.

Cincinnati Bengals 2015 Team Preview and Predictions

Bengals are good, but still seeking signature playoff moment
Cincinnati Bengals 2015 Team Preview and Predictions

Marvin Lewis is dubbing this season a “revival.” There’s been new construction at Paul Brown Stadium to upgrade the training facilities for the players as well as the game-day experience for fans.

College Football's Top 20 Running Back Tandems for 2015

Arkansas ranks No. 1 in RB duos.
College Football's Top 20 Running Back Tandems for 2015

Having two running backs is almost essential for every college football team. While some teams have workhorse options that can handle 275 or 300 carries, most programs want to have at least two (and sometimes three) running backs to split up the workload.

Big 12 College Football Teams as Rock and Roll Bands

What if Big 12 teams were Rock and Roll bands?
Big 12 College Football Teams as Rock and Roll Bands

Music, like sports, sparks debate, creates discussion and can even lead to heated disagreements.

 

But both are unquestionably a huge part of American culture. So Athlon Sports has decided to combine two of our favorite things — rock and roll with college football.

 

What if our favorite football programs were rock and roll bands? Every Power 5 team will be represented, so if you don’t see your favorite band or school here, keep your eyes peeled.
 

New Coordinators Raise the Price of Winning in the SEC

Want to win in the SEC? Find a million-dollar coordiantor
New Coordinators Raise the Price of Winning in the SEC

The scoreboard was still smoking in the wake of the highest-scoring Iron Bowl in history when Gus Malzahn made his decision. In reality, he had probably known what he had to do for a few weeks. No team closes a season by giving up at least 31 points in six straight games (against FBS foes) and doesn’t change some things.

15 World Cities That Need to Host a College Football Game

Let's take college football around the world.
15 World Cities That Need to Host a College Football Game

Baylor’s non-conference scheduling has been criticized frequently over the last few years. But the Bears are doing their best to upgrade the schedule and are on talks to appear in Australia (Sydney or Melbourne) against a Pac-12 opponent to open the 2016 season.

 

So that news got us thinking. What overseas cities need to have a college football game for an opener?

 

Here are a few cities or foreign destinations we think need to host a college football game in the future: 

 

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