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Ranking All 130 College Football Teams for 2017

By Steven Lassan, 6 hours 18 min ago
Ranking all 130 college football teams is no easy task, but with the first Saturday of action on Aug. 26 days away, it is time to see how every FBS program stacks up for 2017. At the top, Alabama leads the way as Athlon’s projected national champion. The Crimson Tide lost to Clemson on the final play of last year’s title game, and even though both sides of the ball have a few...

10 College Football Upsets that Could Shake Up September

By Kyle Kensing, 1 day 4 hours ago
Upsets define any college football season, but no autumn is quite as memorable for its underdog theatrics as 2007. It's been a decade since that remarkable campaign, one which such unusual names as South Florida, Boston College and Kansas ascended to No. 2 in the rankings, and the national title hopes of teams like Oregon, West Virginia and USC were dashed in epic fashion.   The...

Twitter Accounts Every College Football Fan Should Follow (2017 Edition)

By Steven Lassan, 1 day 5 hours ago
The 2017 college football season starts on Saturday, Aug. 26 and concludes in early January with the national championship in Atlanta, Ga. With kickoff right around the corner, it’s time to fill up your Twitter timelines with information on all of the teams, players, coaches and latest news.   To help you prepare for the 2017 season, Athlon Sports has compiled the...

Florida State Football Game-by-Game Predictions for 2017

By Mike Ferguson, 1 day 6 hours ago
After a disappointing 5-3 start, Florida State finished the 2016 season strong. The Seminoles won their final five games to get to 10 wins, capped with a thrilling 33-32 victory over Michigan in the Orange Bowl.   FSU finished No. 8 in the final polls, but after a two-year hiatus, the Seminoles are expected to return to the College Football Playoff this year. The schedule however, won...

College Football Win Total Predictions for All 130 Teams in 2017

By Steven Lassan, 2 days 5 hours ago
The 2017 college football season is less than a week away, as the first games kick off on Saturday, Aug. 26. With the start of the 2017 season approaching, it’s time to go on record and finalize preseason predictions and picks. Athlon Sports released its conference and 130 predictions earlier this offseason, and with just a few days until kickoff, it’s time to project the win totals...

Outrageous Predictions for the 2017 Heisman Trophy Ceremony

By J.P. Scott, 2 days 5 hours ago
As we continue on with the annual preseason Outrageous Predictions series for college football, it's time to take a look at the race for the most prestigious and coveted individual award in college football – the Heisman Trophy.   The annual race for the Heisman Trophy rarely goes how the experts think it will. Everyone has a list of front-runners and favorites, but most of...

Clemson Football Game-by-Game Predictions for 2017

By Jon Kinne, 5 days 6 hours ago
The 2017 college football season is about to begin and it will get exciting really quickly for Clemson fans. On Sept. 2, the 81,500 in attendance at Death Valley will honor the defending national champions in their first game since winning the title in January. Then in week two, the Auburn Tigers – along with their lofty expectations – will come rolling into town.   Speaking...

College Football's Top 30 Running Back Tandems for 2017

By Steven Lassan, 6 days 5 hours ago
The SEC is home to some of college football’s top talent at running back in 2017. Georgia, Alabama, Auburn and LSU each make an appearance in the top 30 running back tandems for the upcoming season. The Crimson Tide own the deepest depth chart at this position, but the Bulldogs take the top spot in tandems with the return of Nick Chubb and Sony Michel.    Having two running...

15 College Football Teams Poised for a Breakout Season in 2017

By Steven Lassan, 1 week 5 hours ago
Making preseason predictions or assembling rankings for all 130 college football teams is never easy. After all, it’s impossible to be 100 percent accurate at the end of any season. The emergence of breakout players, injuries, bad luck are just a few reasons why some teams don’t live up to the preseason hype. Additionally, college football always produces a handful of teams that...

Predicting the ACC's Biggest Upsets in 2017

By Adam Kurkjian, 1 week 6 hours ago
There's something a little more compelling about a big upset in college football than most anywhere else.   This year, the ACC has a number of top-level teams, so the chances for a big stunner are there for the taking.   Teams like Clemson, Florida State, Louisville, Miami and Virginia Tech all seem to have the requisite amount of preseason hype, so those are the squads that...