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BYU Football: Cougars' 2021 Schedule Analysis

By John Coon, 4 weeks 17 hours ago
Fresh off its most successful football season since leaving the Mountain West Conference, BYU enters a new season breaking in new starters at several key positions on offense and defense. The Cougars will also have a new coordinator, Aaron Roderick, taking control of the offense.   The Cougars replace three-year starter Zach Wilson at quarterback and leading receiver Dax Milne, along with...

BYU Football: 5 Newcomers to Watch for the Cougars

By John Coon, 2 months 1 week ago
Replacing tons of lost production on both sides of the ball is the task the BYU Cougars face heading into a new season. The Cougars lost their star quarterback, top receiver, top linebacker, and several key linemen from a 2020 campaign that saw BYU go 11-1 and earn a Boca Raton Bowl victory over UCF en route to a No. 11 final national ranking.   BYU has enough depth and returning starters...

35 Key College Football Super Seniors Returning in 2021

By Steven Lassan, 2 months 1 week ago
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, college football’s 2020 season was unusual in many ways. Conferences starting play at different times, canceled games, bowl matchups shifted to different locations, and more uncertainty as to who on the roster was available on a week-to-week basis were just a few ways the ’20 season was unique. However, in addition to all of those factors, last year was...

BYU Football: Cougars' 2021 Spring Preview

By John Coon, 2 months 1 week ago
BYU starts spring football practices in March with unbridled optimism. The Cougars are coming off the program's most successful season since becoming an FBS independent in 2011. BYU went 11-1, capped off by a lopsided victory over UCF in the Boca Raton Bowl, and finished No. 11 in the AP Top 25 Poll. It marked the school's highest final ranking since 1996.   Building on that...

College Football's Top 20 Quarterbacks on the Rise for 2021

By Steven Lassan, 2 months 2 weeks ago
The countdown to the 2021 college football season is already underway, as spring practices and position battles for spots on the depth chart for all 130 teams across the nation are already in progress in offseason workouts. As always, one of the biggest storylines of any offseason rests with the quarterback position. This spot is always under the microscope and could be the difference between...

Way-Too-Early Top 25 College Football Rankings for 2021

By Steven Lassan, 2 months 2 weeks ago
It’s never too early to think about next season, so with college football’s 2020 season complete after Alabama's win in the national championship, Athlon Sports is here with its way-too-early top 25 preseason rankings for 2021. The Crimson Tide rank as the No. 1 team in the very early top 25, followed by Clemson at No. 2. Oklahoma is poised for a run at the national...

When Does College Football Start in 2021?

By Steven Lassan, 2 months 3 weeks ago
College football’s 2021 season officially kicks off on Saturday, Aug. 28 with a handful of matchups in Week 0. The schedule for that opening weekend could be tweaked, but Hawaii at UCLA and Nebraska at Illinois are the early highlights from the Week 0 games in 2021. The first full weekend of games for next season doesn’t lack for interesting matchups. Ohio State at Minnesota,...

Ranking College Football's Rosters for 2021

By Steven Lassan, 2 months 3 weeks ago
Ranking the college football rosters for the 2021 season provides a unique window into the talent level for all teams and how that compares to win totals, conference championships, and success on a national level. Recruiting is the foundation for winning national championships, competing for CFB Playoff berths or performing at a high level in college football. While recruiting rankings aren'...

BYU Football Schedule 2021

By Athlon Sports, 2 months 3 weeks ago
Here's the BYU football schedule with a full list of the Cougars' 2021 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 2021 Schedule   Date: Opponent (Location) Sept. 4: vs. Arizona Wildcats (Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas) Sept. 11: vs. Utah Utes...

Where Did College Football Teams Find Their Starting Quarterbacks for 2021?

By Mark Ross, 2 months 4 weeks 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. Yet for the fourth straight season, more than half of the projected starting quarterbacks in the Power 5 conferences will be new compared to this time last year.   It should be...