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

By Steven Lassan, 5 months 4 days 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...

College Football Win Total Predictions for All 130 Teams in 2017

By Steven Lassan, 5 months 5 days 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, 5 months 5 days 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...

Outrageous College Football Predictions for the Big 12 in 2017

By J.P. Scott, 5 months 1 week ago
The polls are coming out. The odds are set. The pundits and prognosticators have all had their say. There really isn't much more to do before the 2017 college football season kicks off, right?   Who am I kidding?   For better or worse, it's time once again for some OUTRAGEOUS* college football predictions heading into the 2017 slate.   Continuing on with our...

College Football's Top 30 Running Back Tandems for 2017

By Steven Lassan, 5 months 1 week 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...

Oklahoma Football Game-by-Game Predictions for 2017

By Allen Kenney, 5 months 1 week ago
It was just your typical offseason around the Oklahoma football program.   The Sooners were coming off a Big 12 title, their second in a row. A highly touted group of freshmen had just hit campus. Columnists were stretching to find new angles for think pieces about Bob Stoops' Sisyphean pursuit of a second national title.   But what happened on June 7 was far from typical....

15 College Football Teams Poised for a Breakout Season in 2017

By Steven Lassan, 5 months 1 week 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...

6 Teams Ready to Turn Close Losses into Big Wins in 2017

By Athlon Sports, 5 months 1 week ago
Looking back at the preseason polls once a season has ended is like looking at an old yearbook before your high school reunion. I really thought that hair style looked good? And what’s with that shirt? What was I thinking?   I really thought Tennessee was a top-10 team? How could I have believed that Ole Miss and Michigan State were going to be fine after what they lost following...

Heisman Watch: Big 12’s Top Candidates for 2017

By Bryan Fischer, 5 months 2 weeks ago
The Big 12 didn’t wind up having a team in the College Football Playoff last season but the conference was all over the Heisman Trophy ceremony, drawing the rare honor of sending not one but two finalists to New York for the sport’s ultimate individual honor.   Could the same thing happen again in 2017? Given the amount of players who put up eye-popping numbers in the...

College Football's Top 50 Defensive Backfields for 2017

By Steven Lassan, 5 months 2 weeks ago
Finding and evaluating cornerbacks and safeties is one of the most difficult jobs for any college football coaching staff. Competition level and a variety of offenses in high school create a several obstacles in player evaluation. But for some programs, finding the next stars at defensive back is an easy task. Florida State and Alabama top Athlon's best defensive backfields...
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