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Baker Mayfield an Easy Choice to be Oklahoma's Starting Quarterback

The Sooners named Mayfield the starter.
Baker Mayfield an Easy Choice to be Oklahoma's Starting Quarterback

Oklahoma’s quarterback battle was one of the biggest in college football this fall, but the intrigue is over in Norman. On Monday, the Sooners announced Baker Mayfield edged Trevor Knight and Cody Thomas for the starting spot for the Sept.

Kyle Allen Named Texas A&M's Starting Quarterback, Poised to Break Out in 2015

The Aggies named Allen their starter for 2015.
Kyle Allen Named Texas A&M's Starting Quarterback, Poised to Break Out in 2015

Several SEC teams opened fall practice with uncertainty at quarterback, but Texas A&M ended any controversy about its signal-caller with 10 days until its opener against Arizona State.

Ranking the Pac-12's Best and Worst College Football Logos in 2015

Who has the best football logo in the Pac-12?
Ranking the Pac-12's Best and Worst College Football Logos in 2015

Just about every sports fan is tied to their team’s logo, which makes ranking logos complicated. To get an educated opinion on what is a good logo and what isn't, Athlon Sports turned to one of the people most responsible for helping produce some of the best-looking magazines on the newsstands, graphic designer Daly Cantrell.

 

College Football's Top 30 Offensive Lines for 2015

Which teams have the best OL in the nation?
College Football's Top 30 Offensive Lines for 2015

The offensive line is often the most overlooked position for any college football team. While the linemen in the trenches don’t get enough credit, they are often the most important piece to a successful offense.

Ranking the ACC's Best and Worst College Football Logos in 2015

Who has the best football logo in the ACC?
Ranking the ACC's Best and Worst College Football Logos in 2015

Just about every sports fan is tied to their team’s logo, which makes ranking logos complicated. To get an educated opinion on what is a good logo and what isn't, Athlon Sports turned to one of the people most responsible for helping produce some of the best-looking magazines on the newsstands, graphic designer Daly Cantrell.

Ranking the Top 15 Players in the Big Ten for 2015 (Experts Poll)

Who is the best player in the Big Ten?
Ranking the Top 15 Players in the Big Ten for 2015 (Experts Poll)

The balance of power in the Big Ten clearly rests with Ohio State and the East Division in 2015. The Buckeyes are a heavy favorite to repeat as college football’s national champion, and one look at the expert poll results for the best players in the Big Ten solidifies why coach Urban Meyer’s team is the No.

NFL Scouts Talk Anonymously About NFC West Teams

Scouts analyze the Cardinals, Rams, 49ers and Seahawks.
NFL Scouts Talk Anonymously About NFC West Teams

The NFC West is poised for another great year, as the Seahawks will once again begin as the presumed favorites. Meanwhile, the Cardinals and the Rams appear to be capable of contending, while there are plenty of unknowns when it comes to the 49ers. The Cardinals might have the best chance to take down the Seahawks, especially if Carson Palmer can play a full season.

Ranking the Top 15 Players in the SEC for 2015 (Experts Poll)

Who is the best player in the SEC?
Ranking the Top 15 Players in the SEC for 2015 (Experts Poll)

There’s plenty of uncertainty at quarterback in the SEC for 2015, but talent certainly isn’t an issue among the league’s 14 teams. And needless to say, pairing down the SEC’s talent to the top 15 players is no easy assignment. However, that’s the task Athlon recently assigned over 40 experts.

 

Nebraska's Offense Suffers Big Setback With Injury to WR De'Mornay Pierson-El

Pierson-El is out 6-8 weeks with a foot injury.
Nebraska's Offense Suffers Big Setback With Injury to WR De'Mornay Pierson-El

Nebraska’s offense suffered a setback on Wednesday, as receiver De’Mornay Pierson-El was ruled out for six to eight weeks after a foot injury in fall camp. Pierson-El was slated to be a key piece of the Cornhuskers’ passing game in 2015 under new coach Mike Riley.

 

NFL Scouts Talk Anonymously About NFC South Teams

Scouts analyze the Falcons, Panthers, Saints, and Buccaneers.
NFL Scouts Talk Anonymously About NFC South Teams

Since the NFC South's inception in 2002, only one team has won back-to-back division titles — the Carolina Panthers from 2013-14. However, they finished with a sub-.500 record last year. With no true dominant team, this division is really a toss-up. Any of these teams could win this division, but will any of them clearly stand out from the others?

 

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