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SEC Wild Card Players in 2019

By Nick Kayal, 5 days 17 hours ago
In the SEC everyone is well aware of names such as Tua Tagovailoa and Jake Fromm. And once again, the conference is loaded with a who's who of notable talents. But more often than not, it's the unforeseen emergence of a handful of players that can throw a wrench into what we thought we knew and part of what makes college football so exciting and unpredictable.   Injuries,...

College Football Bowl Projections for 2019-20

By Steven Lassan, 6 days 17 hours ago
College football's 2019 season is less than 50 days away, but it’s never too early to make projections and predictions on how the bowl games and playoff pairings may look by the time the CFB Playoff selection committee meets in December. Alabama and Clemson are once again the favorites to win it all this season, and Athlon Sports projects another meeting between these two teams in...

College Football 2019 Conference Power Rankings

By Athlon Sports, 6 days 17 hours ago
The pecking order among college football conferences going into the 2019 season is fairly stable. As expected (and once again), the SEC ranks as college football’s No. 1 conference. Alabama is Athlon's pick to win the 2019 national championship, with Georgia checking in at No. 3 and Florida, LSU and Texas A&M projected to finish inside of the top 10. The Big Ten ranks second and is...

LSU Football: Ranking the Toughest Games on the Tigers' Schedule

By Ryan Wright, 1 week 17 hours ago
LSU fans have seen this before. During the 2010-13 college football seasons, the Tigers were one of the most feared teams in the nation, playing smash-mouth ball and rolling up double-digit win seasons along the way. At the end of the 2018 season, second-year head coach Ed Orgeron had turned his doubters into believers after leading LSU to a 10-3 (5-3 SEC) record with wins over five nationally...

What if the SEC and Big Ten College Football Teams Had an All-Star Game in 2019?

By Steven Lassan, 1 week 18 hours ago
Major League Baseball’s 2019 All-Star Game is slated for Tuesday night, July 9 at Progressive Field in Cleveland, Ohio. While the Midsummer Classic won’t satisfy the hunger for football at this point in the summer, the All-Star Game got the staff at Athlon Sports thinking about potential all-star matchups at the college football level.   The SEC ranks as college football's...

College Football's Top 50 Underrated Players for 2019

By Steven Lassan, 1 week 3 days ago
The start of the 2019 college football season is officially 50 days away. With the start of the upcoming season approaching on Aug. 24 and to mark 50 days until kickoff, Athlon Sports decided to pick 50 players we felt were underrated going into the upcoming season. Every college football team has players most would consider underrated. However, defining underrated players is...

Top 25 College Football QB Showdowns in 2019

By Bryan Fischer, 1 week 5 days ago
If you want to win big in college football, your first item of business is finding a quarterback who can make all the plays. There's no position more important on the field and a good one can be the difference between a conference title and trip to the playoff or being on the wrong end of an upset.   That's truer than ever nowadays with offenses throwing the football all over, all...

60 Best Running Backs in College Football

By Steven Lassan, 1 week 6 days ago
The 2019 college football season returns a deep group of running backs, including Wisconsin's Jonathan Taylor and Clemson's Travis Etienne. Taylor and Etienne take the top spot in running back rankings for the upcoming year, with Arizona State's Eno Benjamin and Boston College's AJ Dillon next in line. Alabama's Najee Harris is primed for a breakout year and ranks just...

College Football's Top 25 Toughest Non-Conference Schedules for 2019

By Kyle Kensing, 2 weeks 17 hours ago
Non-conference scheduling is one of the more contentious topics in a sport that feeds on contentious topics. The College Football Playoff has yet to establish a clear guideline when navigating the non-conference terrain, so scheduling continues to wildly fluctuate among the Power 5 conference programs.   Meanwhile, Group of 5 conference teams sometimes load up on high-profile dates...

Top 130 College Football Team Rankings for 2019

By Steven Lassan, 2 weeks 17 hours ago
College football's 2019 season officially begins on Aug. 24, but it's never too early to project where all 130 teams will finish at the end of the year. Athlon Sports released its top 25 in May and now it's time to project the rest of the teams 26-130. Alabama and Clemson lead the way in the overall rankings, followed by Georgia, Michigan, Ohio State and Oklahoma. There are plenty of...