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SEC Football: Ranking the Rosters for 2020

By Nicholas Ian Allen, 6 days 18 hours ago
College football fans elsewhere often scream about an SEC bias in the national media, but the fact remains: the most talented players in the country reside in the Southeastern Conference. Just ask the NFL, which invited 93 players from SEC programs and an average of 6.6 per team (both tops in the country by a wide margin) to the Scouting Combine this month. Nine college programs had eight or...

College Football's Top 20 Impact True Freshmen for 2020

By Steven Lassan, 2 weeks 4 days ago
College football’s 2020 National Signing Day is officially in the books. As expected, top programs like Alabama, Clemson, Ohio State, Georgia and LSU signed prospects who will have a chance to play right away. Every FBS program inked recruits to a National Letter of Intent on Wednesday or in the early period in December, which means coaching staffs should have a good snapshot of how...

Top 25 College Football Games of 2019

By Kyle Kensing, 2 weeks 4 days ago
What a decade the 2010s were in college football. It opened with conference realignment completely reshaping the sport's face, ushered in a playoff system, continued, ended and restarted the SEC's reign of dominance. Meanwhile, in the FCS, North Dakota State established the greatest modern dynasty in any sport by winning its eighth national title over the past nine years.   In...

How Have the Top Five 5-Star College Football Recruits from 2013-17 Performed?

By Ryan Wright, 2 weeks 5 days ago
The signing of a 5-star high school football recruit is a badge of honor for all college programs and a measure of success in the national recruiting rankings for a given year. The recruiting status that comes with a top player putting ink to a national letter of intent also is a solid indicator of future success, especially if others follow suit to the same campus. However, not all "can...

Grading College Football's First-Year Coaching Hires for 2019

By Steven Lassan, 2 weeks 6 days ago
The 2019 college football season featured 27 new coaches at FBS programs, and with the year completed, it's time to grade and rank the hires. Ohio State's Ryan Day and Louisville's Scott Satterfield were considered two of the top hires last offseason and didn't disappoint in their first year at the helm. Day guided the Buckeyes to the CFB Playoff, while Satterfield led the...

SEC Football: 14 Toughest Players to Replace in 2020

By Ryan Wright, 3 weeks 4 days ago
Once again, the SEC dominated the college football landscape with four teams ranked in the final top 10 of the AP poll, including the national champion LSU Tigers. But the conference, from top to bottom, has a lot of work ahead in the hopes of a repeat performance.   The NFL draft accepted 115 early entrants by the Jan. 24 deadline, with the nation's best football conference losing 32...

Where Did College Football Teams Find Their Starting Quarterbacks for 2020?

By Mark Ross, 3 weeks 4 days ago
If there's one word that can be used to describe the college football quarterback landscape, it's something that coaches and fans alike don't want to see from their signal-caller — turnover. For the third straight season, nearly two-thirds of the projected starting quarterbacks in the Power 5 conferences (ACC, Big 12, Big Ten, Pac-12, SEC) will be new compared to this time last...

Early Look at the Top 25 College Football Games of 2020

By Kevin McGuire, 3 weeks 5 days ago
Although the 2019 college football season may be in the books, the work to prepare for the 2020 season has already been underway for weeks. From coaching changes to player transfers and ongoing recruiting efforts, the offseason rarely has a day off. And before you know it, spring football practices will be underway.   If you have already taken a look at the 2020 college football schedule...

College Football's Top 35 Early Projected Breakout Players for 2020

By Steven Lassan, 3 weeks 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 2020 season and the players returning: regardless of the position, breakout players will have a huge role in shaping conference title races and the national championship and playoff picture. Joe Burrow's breakout year was a big reason...

SEC Football: Best Games of 2019

By Kyle Kensing, 1 month 2 days ago
College football's greatest existential question: Does it really just mean more?   OK, so with the ongoing debate about player compensation and the general safety of football, college football faces far more pressing questions than determining the validity of the SEC Network's tagline. However, closing out a decade of dominance with both a Heisman Trophy winner and national...