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3 Reasons for Optimism About the Virginia Tech Hokies in 2018

By Jon Kinne, 4 days 14 hours ago
The past two months haven’t been filled with good news for the Virginia Tech football team. November featured four rather uninspiring performances which led into the Camping World Bowl loss to Oklahoma State. Then, defensive tackle Tim Settle and both Edmunds brothers (linebacker Tremaine, defensive back Terrell) declared for the NFL draft — although it appears that defensive...

Way-Too-Early College Football Top 25 for 2018

By Steven Lassan, 5 days 11 hours ago
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. Alabama tops the way-too-early...

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

By Steven Lassan, 5 days 12 hours ago
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. This deadline also produced a couple of quarterbacks likely to go early...

Early Look at the Top 25 College Football Games of 2018

By Kevin McGuire, 5 days 13 hours ago
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. Naturally, the Crimson Tide will be involved in a number of games that will play an instrumental role in how the 2018 season will play out as Alabama once again opens with an intriguing matchup on a neutral field and...

3 Reasons for Optimism About the Boston College Eagles for 2018

By Adam Kurkjian, 5 days 14 hours ago
There were major swings in either direction, but in 2017 the Boston College Eagles found their usual level under head coach Steve Addazio.   In his fifth season at the helm, Addazio guided the Eagles to their fourth 7-6 season. Once again, the strength on offense was a running game that did not see consistent support through the air. The defense, as has also been a trademark, kept Boston...

College Football's 2017-18 Bowl Season Winners and Losers

By Kyle Kensing, 6 days 13 hours ago
An outstanding postseason with the first overtime games in both College Football Playoff National Championship and Rose Bowl history put a fitting cap on what was an unforgettable 2017 college football campaign.   Preseason No. 1 Alabama ascended to the mountaintop for the fifth time under head coach Nick Saban, which might suggest a ho-hum season on the surface. However, the 2017...

Early Ranking of the 10 Best Games of Week 1 of the 2018 College Football Season

By Eric Sorenson, 1 week 3 days ago
It’s always such a bittersweet moment when we crown a new national champion in college football. Alabama has just brushed the confetti off its shoulders and carried the title trophy to its awaiting bus. Fans of the two teams left the Mercedes-Benz Stadium and took to drinking in the pubs. And equipment managers had started throwing uniforms into the industrial-sized washers. Yet, there...

Early ACC Football Predictions for 2018

By Steven Lassan, 1 week 3 days ago
The top of the ACC in 2018 could look a lot like the 2017 standings. Clemson has claimed three consecutive conference titles and begins the preseason as the favorite for next fall. The Tigers should have an explosive offense, while the defense should remain among the best in college football. Florida State is the biggest threat to Clemson in the Atlantic Division, but coach Willie Taggart...

Ranking All 130 College Football Teams

By Steven Lassan, 1 week 5 days ago
The 2017-18 college football season is officially in the books, and it’s time to take a look back at the year with full 130 team rankings for every FBS team based upon the body of work. Alabama defeated Georgia on Jan. 8 to claim the national championship, and in no surprise, coach Nick Saban’s team takes the top spot in the rankings. The Bulldogs finish No. 2, with Clemson and...

Ranking College Football's National Champions Since 1998

By Kevin McGuire, 1 week 5 days ago
Another year of college football is in the books, and once again it is the Alabama Crimson Tide sitting atop the sport. Nick Saban’s sixth national title was his fifth with the Crimson Tide, who are now taking up a good percentage of the total number of national championships won since the dawn of the BCS era. But where does this most recent national championship team rank compared to past...
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