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Jalen Hurts: 15 Potential Transfer Destinations for the Former Alabama QB

By Steven Lassan, 1 week 4 days ago
Alabama quarterback Jalen Hurts has entered his name into the NCAA’s transfer portal and can be contacted by other teams and coaches in regards to a transfer for next season. Hurts has one season of eligibility remaining and is expected to be pursued by several teams looking for a quarterback for 2019.   Hurts accounted for 1,976 rushing yards and 23 touchdowns and threw for 5,626...

Early Big 12 Football Predictions for 2019

By Steven Lassan, 1 week 4 days ago
Oklahoma has dominated the Big 12 by winning four conference titles in a row, so it’s no surprise the Sooners headline the early 2019 predictions at the top of the league. However, Texas finished with a 10-win season in coach Tom Herman’s second year and heads into the offseason primed for another step forward in 2019. The Longhorns are a heavy favorite to reach the Big 12 title...

Way-Too-Early Top 25 College Football Rankings for 2019

By Steven Lassan, 1 week 5 days ago
It’s never too early to think about next season, so with college football’s 2018 season officially in the books after Clemson's 44-16 win over Alabama, Athlon Sports is here with its way-too-early top 25 rankings for 2019. Alabama and Clemson have played four consecutive times in the CFB Playoff, and there's a good chance it happens again next season. The Tigers and Crimson...

Top 10 College Football Bowl Games of the 2018-19 Season

By Nicholas Ian Allen, 2 weeks 4 days ago
Alabama and Clemson secured their respective spots in the College Football Playoff National Championship in impressive fashion, which means just one game remains in the 2018-19 college football season. The Crimson Tide and Tigers have become virtual rivals over the last half-decade, and we should be in for another hard-fought battle between the nation’s two best teams. If this year...

College Football Bowl Game Schedule 2018-19

By Steven Lassan, 3 weeks 2 days ago
College football’s 2018-19 bowl season kicks off on Dec. 15 and features 41 overall games, including the finale on Jan. 7 with the national championship in Santa Clara, Calif. Most of the bowl games will be televised by ESPN, but CBS, FOX, Fox Sports 1, ABC and CBS Sports Network will carry a couple of the postseason contests.   To help prepare your viewing experience for the...

Bowl Game Predictions: College Football Picks for Every Bowl Game in 2018-19

By Steven Lassan, 3 weeks 2 days ago
College football’s bowl season kicks off on Saturday, Dec. 15, and continues until the national championship in Santa Clara, Calif., on Jan. 7. With the bowl lineup set and confidence pools and pick’em contests set to start on Dec. 15, three writers for Athlon Sports share predictions for every bowl.   Five games are slated for the first Saturday of action and nine other...

5 Greatest Cotton Bowl Games

By Aaron Tallent, 3 weeks 2 days ago
The Cotton Bowl is experiencing arguably its finest hour as a New Year’s Six Bowl in the College Football Playoff. Long the destination for the Southwest Conference Champion (SWC), it took a hit when the SWC folded and the Bowl Championship Series cast it aside.   Now it's back in its rightful place as one of college football’s premier bowls, which is good because it has...

Texas Bowl Prediction and Preview: Baylor vs. Vanderbilt

By Juan Jose Rodriguez, 4 weeks 1 day ago
For the first time in more than a half-century, Baylor and Vanderbilt will do battle on the gridiron when the Commodores and Bears meet in the Academy Sports + Outdoors Texas Bowl in Houston.   This will be Baylor's second time playing in the Texas Bowl (lost to Illinois 38-14 in 2010) while Vanderbilt is making its first appearance. The Texas Bowl features tie-ins primarily for the...

Ranking the Watchability of the Big 12's Bowl Games in 2018

By Allen Kenney, 1 month 2 days ago
The Big 12 frequently ends up on as the butt of jokes in college sports, but seven of 10 teams qualifying for bowl games this year is nothing to laugh at. For the second year in a row, that includes the Oklahoma Sooners earning a spot in the College Football Playoff.   While OU is playing in one of the highest-profile games of the postseason, its biggest rival also has one of the bowl...

College Football's 2018 Postseason All-America Team

By Steven Lassan, 1 month 1 week ago
With college football’s 2018 regular season in the books and bowl season upcoming, it’s time to take a look back and honor the best of the best and top performers for the All-America team. Whether it was on offense, defense or special teams, there were no shortage of clutch performances by players at every position. As expected, the toughest debate on offense came at...