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College Football's Top 20 Teams on the Rise for 2018

By Steven Lassan, 3 months 1 day ago
College football’s 2018 season won't get underway until August, but it's never too early to look ahead and predict which teams are poised for a significant leap in the rankings or win column next year. The 2018 version of college football's teams on the rise features West Virginia, Arizona, Georgia and Florida State from the Power 5 ranks, along with Houston, Temple and...

Best Individual Performances of the 2017-18 College Football Season

By Kyle Kensing, 3 months 3 days ago
From Baker Mayfield's Heisman Trophy heroics, to Bryce Love ably taking the reins from a Stanford legend, the 2017-18 college football season featured a variety of memorable, individual performances.   Because every Saturday is filled with jaw-dropping, heart-stopping moments, pinpointing only a handful of individual performances to spotlight is a risky endeavor. To narrow the...

College Football's Top 30 Early Projected Breakout Players for 2018

By Steven Lassan, 3 months 6 days ago
The definition of a breakout player in college football varies from each analyst or fanbase, but one thing is certain when looking ahead at the 2018 season and the players returning. Regardless of the position, breakout players will have a huge role in shaping the national championship and playoff picture. Alabama quarterback Tua Tagovailoa is likely to supplant Jalen Hurts as the team...

Early Look at the Top Heisman Trophy Contenders for 2018

By Nicholas Ian Allen, 3 months 1 week ago
Following the graduation of Baker Mayfield, as well as the early departure of 2016 winner Lamar Jackson and last year's preseason favorites Saquon Barkley and Sam Darnold, the 2018 Heisman Trophy field is wide open. However, as always, there are several exciting candidates. Most notably, last year's runner-up, Stanford running back Bryce Love, opted to return to Palo Alto for his...

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

By Steven Lassan, 3 months 1 week 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...

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

By Kyle Kensing, 3 months 1 week 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, 3 months 2 weeks 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...

Ranking All 130 College Football Teams

By Steven Lassan, 3 months 2 weeks 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...

Top 10 College Football Bowl Games of the 2017-18 Season

By Mark Ross, 3 months 3 weeks ago
Even though there is still one somewhat important game left to be played, the college football bowl season is over. And once again, the postseason slate offered its share of instant classics, highlight-reel plays, memorable performances, fantastic finishes... and a few yawners as well.   When it comes to taking a look back at this year’s 39 bowl games and ranking the best, a...

Top 10 Non-Power Five Conference College Football Teams of All Time

By Aaron Tallent, 3 months 3 weeks ago
UCF’s New Year’s Day upset of Auburn in the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl showed that the Knights can play with the college football elites. It also earned them membership into an elite club: the best non-Power Five teams of all time.   The Power Five now consists of the ACC, Big 12, Big Ten, Pac-12 and SEC conferences and was proceeded by the Bowl Championship Series (BCS). Before...