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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: 

 

NFC North Players That Will Need to Step Up in 2015

Here is a look at players on each NFC North team that need to have a bigger impact on the field this season
NFC North Players That Will Need to Step Up in 2015

The NFC North is filled with talent and potential, just look at the Detroit Lions’ success last year. The Packers and Lions should be in contention for the playoffs like last year, and the Vikings and Bears should certainly see improvement. However, they will need help especially in areas that have the ability to get stronger this upcoming NFL season.

A Rush to Judgment on Urban Meyer's Ohio State Offense

Ezekiel Elliott is a Heisman Trophy contender this season after rushing for 1,878 yards and helping the Buckeyes win the inaugural College Football Playoff
A Rush to Judgment on Urban Meyer's Ohio State Offense

Heading into the fourth year under head coach Urban Meyer's direction, things could not be looking brighter for Ohio State football. Virtually every media outlet has predicted Ohio State to be the favorite to win the 2015 national championship.

 

Pac-12 College Football Teams as Rock and Roll Bands

What if Pac-12 teams were Rock and Roll bands?
Pac-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.
 

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