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What Would a 16-team College Football Playoff Look Like in 2019?

By J.P. Scott, 3 days 10 hours ago
The College Football Playoff is all set. The selection committee has decided who the top four teams in the country are, and those teams will battle it out in late December and early January to decide who is the king of college football.   As exciting as that is, it could be even better.   There's lots of talk of expanding to eight teams, and this season is certainly an example...

College Football Bowl Projections for 2019-20

By Steven Lassan, 4 days 5 hours ago
College football's 2019 bowl season is less than two weeks away, and with all 15 weeks in the books, it’s never too early to take a peek at the potential matchups this postseason. LSU, Clemson, Ohio State and Oklahoma will compete in the CFB Playoff, with the New Year's Six matchups headlined by Penn State-Memphis in the Cotton Bowl and Wisconsin-Oregon in the Rose Bowl. ...

Top 130 College Football Team Rankings for 2019

By Steven Lassan, 4 days 5 hours ago
With Week 15 from the 2019 season in the books, it's time to revamp the full top 130 team projections and predictions and rank every FBS team in college football. LSU maintains the No. 1 spot after its victory over Georgia in the SEC Championship. Ohio State remains No. 2 after a second-half rally was needed to beat Wisconsin in the Big Ten title game. Clemson remains No. 3 after...

College Football Rankings: Top 25 for 2019

By Steven Lassan, 4 days 6 hours ago
Weekly college football top 25 rankings are a big part of every season, and Athlon Sports will update its top 25 following the games each weekend. The Week 15 slate for the 2019 season was highlighted by Oklahoma's win over Baylor in overtime, LSU's dominant victory against Georgia in the SEC Championship, and Ohio State's second-half comeback to beat Wisconsin...

Oregon Football: Run to the Rose Bowl May Just Be the Beginning

By Kyle Kensing, 4 days 8 hours ago
SANTA CLARA, Calif. — Mario Cristobal jokingly chided media while at the podium for his Pac-12 Championship Game press conference, perplexed by the low-key energy compared to the celebration of a Rose Bowl berth going on his the Oregon locker room.   "I don't know why it's so quiet in here. It was pretty happy in that locker room," he said. "Hopefully you are...

Seven-Step Drop: As Usual, the College Football Playoff Worked Itself Out

By Bryan Fischer, 4 days 9 hours ago
Ever since there were whispers of college football instituting a playoff system, expansion has been a hotly debated topic from the commissioner level to the average Joe fan. Everybody has an opinion, everybody has a take.   Yet as fun as discussing a possible six- or eight-team tournament is, the simple fact remains that in this sport, there are really only two or three teams that truly...

Ranking All 39 College Football Bowl Games: From Must-See to Must-Miss

By Steven Lassan, 4 days 11 hours ago
College football’s regular season is over and the matchups for the 2019-20 bowl season are set. In the CFB Playoff, Oklahoma meets LSU in the Peach Bowl, with an anticipated showdown between Clemson and Ohio State on tap in the Fiesta Bowl. The winner of those two games will square off in New Orleans on Jan. 13 for the national championship. It's no secret the semifinal...

College Football Bowl Schedule for 2019-20

By Steven Lassan, 4 days 11 hours ago
College football's bowl schedule for 2019-20 is slated to start on Dec. 20 and continues until the College Football Playoff National Championship on Jan. 13 in New Orleans. This season's bowl slate once again includes 39 contests, plus the national title following the two CFB Playoff games (Fiesta and Peach). Due to a scheduling quirk, the two semifinal games will be played on Dec. 28....

College Football Rankings: NCAAF Top 25 (After Week 15)

By Steven Lassan, 5 days 9 hours ago
Weekly college football top 25 rankings are a big part of every season, and Athlon Sports will update its top 25 following the games each weekend. Week 15 of the 2019 season was headlined by LSU's dominant SEC title victory over Georgia, Ohio State's second-half comeback against Wisconsin, Clemson's easy win in the ACC title game, and Oregon's Friday night upset...

Lane Kiffin: 5 Fun Facts to Know

By Nathan Rush, 5 days 21 hours ago
The "Lane Train" is moving on. Lane Kiffin is headed back to the SEC as he's agreed to become Ole Miss' next head coach after a successful three-season stint at Florida Atlantic. At FAU, Kiffin went 26-13 and led the Owls to two Conference USA titles, the most recent coming on Saturday via a 49-6 win over UAB.   Kiffin, 44, is one of the most controversial figures in all...