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2019 SEC Quarterback Rankings

By Steven Lassan, 1 week 4 days ago
The SEC might be the deepest conference for quarterbacks in 2019. Alabama's Tua Tagovailoa is one of the frontrunners to win the Heisman Trophy this season, and Georgia's Jake Fromm is expected to push for All-America honors. Texas A&M's Kellen Mond, Florida's Feleipe Franks and Missouri's Kelly Bryant round out the top five. The league's depth extends to the middle...

Ranking All 130 College Football Coaching Jobs for 2019

By Athlon Sports, 2 weeks 4 days ago
Debating the best job among all 130 college football teams or within any conference is always an ongoing discussion. The debate doesn’t start with a small sample size but should take into account more of a long-term (both past and future) in order to get a better snapshot of the program. Every college football program is unique and has its own set of challenges. But some programs are...

College Football's Top 12 Impact JUCO Transfer Quarterbacks for 2019

By Steven Lassan, 3 weeks 3 days ago
Finding or developing a quarterback is no easy task for any college football coach. This position is one of the hardest to evaluate in high school, and as evidenced by the recent wave of departures, quarterbacks often transfer early in their career in search of more playing time. While developing a quarterback through the high school ranks is the preferred option for coaches, the junior college...

Top 25 SEC 2020 NFL Draft Prospects to Watch

By Rob McVey, 3 weeks 5 days ago
The 2019 NFL Draft is now officially in the books. And for the 13th consecutive year, the SEC flexed its muscle with more players selected than any other conference in college football. The SEC boasted a total of 64 players selected by NFL teams over the three-day event in Nashville, including 22 taken in the first two rounds alone. To put the SEC's dominance into perspective, the Big Ten...

College Football's Best Players Not Taken in the 2019 NFL Draft

By Steven Lassan, 3 weeks 6 days ago
With the 2019 NFL Draft officially in the books, it’s time to look back and see which of college football’s biggest stars went undrafted. Whether it was concerns about size, overall talent, how a player will transition from scheme or handle the jump to the NFL, a handful of stars from the previous college football season did not hear their name called over the three-day event...

Early 2020 NFL Draft Prospect Top 50 Rankings

By Athlon Sports, 3 weeks 6 days ago
The ink on the 2019 NFL Draft is barely dry but some of the attention has already shifted to next year's event. And while that partly may due to the anticipation of the draft taking place in Las Vegas, the players projected to headline the 2020 edition have a little something to do with this as well.   Defense may have dominated the 2019 draft, with seven of the top 10 picks coming...

Auburn Football: Tigers' 2019 Schedule Analysis

By Ryan Wright, 1 month 4 days ago
Just two seasons after taking down bitter rival Alabama to claim a share of the SEC West title and play in the SEC Championship Game, Auburn head coach Gus Malzahn faces a tough season in front of a demanding fan base. The Tigers scrapped and clawed their way to an 8-5 (3-5 SEC) showing in 2018 but fell short of expectations among the loyalists.   With a buyout of $32.1 million as of this...

Auburn Football: Tigers' 2019 Spring Preview

By Ryan Wright, 2 months 1 week ago
The Auburn Tigers football program took a couple of steps back in 2018 after capturing an SEC West title the prior season. The high-octane offense previously seen was more middle of the road after struggling to replace four senior offensive linemen. The ripple effect hampered both the run game and passing attack and led to a worn-out defense in an 8-5 (3-5 SEC) 2018 campaign. But there are ...

College Football Rankings: 2019 Pre-Spring Top 130 Teams

By Steven Lassan, 2 months 3 weeks ago
With signing day in the books, and rosters largely set for the 2019 season, spring practice is now the focus for all 130 college football teams. And with every program hitting the field for offseason workouts, it’s never too early to look at the year ahead and project where all 130 teams could rank when the official Athlon Sports magazine predictions are released later this summer....

Ranking the SEC College Football Coaching Jobs

By Athlon Sports, 2 months 3 weeks ago
The SEC is home to some of the top coaching jobs in college football. Georgia takes the top spot in Athlon's rankings but little separates the Bulldogs from Alabama, Florida and LSU. All four of those programs have either won or played for the national championship since the start of the BCS in 1998 and have access to some of the nation's top high school talent in their state borders....