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Ranking Every College Football National Champion Over the Last 50 Years

By Aaron Tallent, 1 week 1 day ago
Every college football team that won a national championship team was great, but I have attempted to rank every title-winning squad over the past 50 years by asking the following questions:   How strong was their schedule? What was their record? How dominant were their wins? Did they win their conference? Did they win their bowl game? How many elite players did they have?  ...

D'Eriq King: 5 Potential Transfer Destinations for the Former Houston QB

By Steven Lassan, 1 week 1 day ago
Houston quarterback D’Eriq King has decided to transfer for his senior season, becoming a sought-after signal-caller for the 2020 college football season. King passed for 50 touchdowns and 4,925 yards in four years with the Cougars and added 1,421 yards and 28 scores on the ground. After playing in four games under first-year coach Dana Holgorsen in 2019, King decided to redshirt and later...

College Football's 2019 Postseason All-America Team

By Steven Lassan, 2 weeks 2 days ago
With college football’s 2019 regular season in the books, 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. Heisman winner Joe Burrow was an easy selection as the first-team All-America...

Bowl Game Predictions: College Football Picks for Every Bowl Game in 2019-20

By Steven Lassan, 2 weeks 4 days ago
College football’s 2019-20 bowl season kicks off on Friday, Dec. 20, and continues until the national championship in New Orleans, La., on Jan. 13. With the bowl lineup set and confidence pools and pick’em contests set to start on Dec. 20, three writers for Athlon Sports share predictions for every bowl.   Two games are scheduled for Friday, six games are slated for the first...

College Football Picks Against the Spread (ATS) for Every 2019-20 Bowl Game

By Steven Lassan, 2 weeks 4 days ago
College football’s 2019-20 bowl season features 39 matchups, and Athlon’s editors are here with picks against the spread (ATS) for every postseason contest. Two games are slated for Dec. 20 to start the bowl season, the Rose and Sugar Bowl matchups headline the action on Jan. 1, while the final contest outside of the national title takes place on Jan. 6 with the LendingTree Bowl...

BYU Football Schedule 2019

By Athlon Sports, 4 weeks 14 hours ago
Here's the BYU football schedule with a full list of the Cougars' 2019 opponents, game locations, with game times, TV channels coming as they're announced. Updated results with final scores will be added throughout the season.   BYU Cougars 2019 Schedule   Date: Opponent (Location) Thursday, Aug. 29: Utah 30, BYU 12 Saturday, Sept. 7: BYU 29, Tennessee 26 (...

Hawaii Bowl Prediction and Preview: Hawaii vs. BYU

By John Coon, 1 month 1 day ago
Two former WAC rivals will clash for the first time in the postseason when Hawaii and BYU face off in the SoFi Hawaii Bowl on Christmas Eve.   The Rainbow Warriors (9-5) have a shot at securing their first 10-win season since 2010. They are appearing in the Hawaii Bowl for the third time in four years. It is Hawaii's ninth appearance in the bowl game overall. The Rainbow Warriors have...

10 Best Christmas Day Moments in Sports History

By Aaron Tallent, 1 month 4 days ago
Christmas may be a holiday, but the sports world doesn't take Dec. 25 off. This year's offerings include five NBA games and the final two matchups of college basketball's Diamond Head Classic in Honolulu.   Whether any of these games produce some memorable moments remains to be seen, but as you can see from our top 10 list below, the competition to go down in sports...

10 Head Coaching Moves College Football Programs Would Like to Forget

By Aaron Tallent, 1 month 1 week ago
The end of college football’s regular season results in numerous coaching vacancies and fans are on the edge of their seat about who their program will hire... and rightfully so. A good coaching hire can revitalize a program. A bad one can cause years of damage. Everything looks easy from a distance, but here are 10 that stand out for various reasons.   10. Kansas 2011: Charlie...

BYU Football: 2019 Team Awards

By John Coon, 1 month 1 week ago
BYU endured a true roller-coaster season.   The Cougars notched home wins over Top-25 opponents USC and Boise State, but dropped winnable games against mediocre teams like South Florida and Toledo. Still, BYU did just enough to reach a bowl game for the third time in four seasons under head coach Kalani Sitake. The Cougars will face former WAC rival Hawaii in the Hawaii Bowl on Christmas...