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15 Toughest Players to Replace in the ACC in 2019

By Jon Kinne, 3 months 23 hours ago
A common theme when discussing the ACC this year was that it was Clemson and a group of also-rans. Syracuse made a big jump in the win column, but when Florida State, Miami, and Virginia Tech finish a combined 18-20, there will be doubts as to the strength of the league.   Whether or not the ACC was down this year, there were a bunch of highly skilled players in the conference and many of...

Grading College Football's First-Year Coaching Hires for 2018

By Steven Lassan, 3 months 1 day ago
The 2018 college football season featured 21 new coaches at FBS programs, and with the year completed, it's time to grade and rank the hires. The 21 coaching changes were down slightly from the 2017 season, as 23 different programs had a change in the full-time role. It’s no secret coaching changes can have an instant impact on a program, but some hires need a couple of years to...

When Does College Football Start in 2019?

By Steven Lassan, 3 months 3 days ago
College football’s 2019 season officially kicks off on Saturday, Aug. 24, with Arizona meeting Hawaii in a Week 0 matchup. The full Week 1 college football schedule of matchups is slated to begin on Thursday, Aug. 29. The opening Thursday of action features Utah at BYU, along with defending champion Clemson taking on Georgia Tech. The opening week of games continues on Friday with...

12 ACC Players Who Will Replace NFL Draft Early Entrants in 2019

By Jon Kinne, 3 months 1 week ago
Clemson won the national title thanks in large part to the lack of activity by their players last year at this time. As underclassmen from around the country declared for the NFL draft, Christian Wilkins, Austin Bryant, and Clelin Ferrell all told the next level to wait and went back to Clemson for one more year. Dabo Swinney’s team did lose two receivers to the NFL last year in Deon Cain...

College Football's Top 30 Early Projected Breakout Players for 2019

By Steven Lassan, 3 months 1 week 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 2019 season and the players returning: regardless of the position, breakout players will have a huge role in shaping the national championship and playoff picture. Breakout quarterbacks led the way for playoff teams in 2018, as Kyler...

College Football's NFL Draft Deadline Winners and Losers for 2019

By Steven Lassan, 3 months 1 week ago
The NFL's early entry deadline for the 2019 draft officially passed on Monday evening and more than 120 players declared for the next level. All four of the playoff teams from the 2018 season lost a key player early. Alabama has to replace two All-Americans in the trenches with Jonah Williams (LT) and Quinnen Williams (DT) headed to the NFL. Clemson is losing a couple of defensive...

Early Ranking of the 10 Best Games of Week 1 of the 2019 College Football Season

By Eric Sorenson, 3 months 1 week ago
Yeah, yeah, we know. The confetti angels are still fresh on the Levi’s Stadium field. The Tigers are probably still wearing their national championship hats. Hell, some Clemson fans and Alabama fans are still hung over, for vastly different reasons of course.   But you know us college football fans, we can’t seem to get the hashmarks off our minds even in the frozen months of...

Early ACC Football Predictions for 2019

By Steven Lassan, 3 months 2 weeks ago
Clemson heads into 2019 as the clear favorite to win the ACC and should open the season ranked No. 1 or No. 2 in preseason polls. While the Tigers are the clear favorite, uncertainty surrounds the rest of the ACC. After winning 10 games in 2018, Syracuse is likely to be in the mix for a spot in the top 25. Coach Dino Babers’ team won 10 games last fall and most of the depth chart returns...

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

By Steven Lassan, 3 months 2 weeks 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...

College Football Bowl Game Schedule 2018-19

By Steven Lassan, 3 months 4 weeks 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...