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Ranking the SEC's Toughest College Football Schedules in 2018

By Rob McVey, 1 week 4 days ago
Year in and year out, the SEC provides more than its fair share of college football’s toughest matchups. And it takes a very special team to successfully navigate the weekly grind of a typical SEC football schedule. While every SEC slate is a slugfest in its own right, not every schedule is created equally. Some teams within the conference will face more difficult paths than others in 2018...

College Football Starting Quarterback Rankings for 2018

By Steven Lassan, 2 weeks 3 days ago
With spring practice completed for all 130 college football teams, it’s never too early to evaluate how every program looks at quarterback for the 2018 season. College football lost a handful of stars from last season, including USC’s Sam Darnold, Louisville’s Lamar Jackson and Oklahoma’s Baker Mayfield. However, the next group of stars is ready to emerge at the FBS level...

Ranking the Toughest Games on LSU's College Football Schedule in 2018

By Ryan Wright, 2 weeks 3 days ago
Coming off a nine-win season may be good enough for some college football programs, but not for the LSU faithful. Since the Tigers bid farewell to Gerry DiNardo at the end of the 1999 season and welcomed Nick Saban in 2000, LSU has been a powerhouse program consistently competing for SEC and national championships.   The end of the Les Miles era overlapping into Ed Orgeron’s tenure...

Ranking the SEC's Toughest Non-Conference College Football Schedules in 2018

By Rob McVey, 2 weeks 4 days ago
The unforgiving nature of having to face eight other SEC teams every season can be daunting enough on its own. That’s why most SEC teams tend to err on the side of caution when scheduling their non-conference opposition year after year. It’s a strategy that draws plenty of criticism from the rest of the college football world. But if the 2018 schedule is any indication, the...

Ranking the SEC's Quarterbacks for 2018

By Steven Lassan, 3 weeks 3 days ago
Led by Missouri’s Drew Lock and Alabama’s Tua Tagovailoa, the SEC boasts a deep group of quarterbacks for the 2018 season. Lock earned first-team All-SEC honors last fall, while Tagovailoa is poised for a breakout year – if he can beat Jalen Hurts for the starting job. Auburn’s Jarrett Stidham, Mississippi State’s Nick Fitzgerald and Georgia’s Jake Fromm round...

Early 2019 NFL Draft Prospect Top 50 Rankings

By Athlon Sports, 3 weeks 4 days ago
The 2018 NFL Draft is still fresh in everyone’s minds, but the work has already begun by pro scouts and analysts alike for the 2019 edition. In looking at Athlon Sports’ early top 50 prospects for the 2019 NFL Draft, two things jump out right away – it’s heavy on defensive players and there are quite a few Clemson Tigers.   Clemson, which has been a College...

LSU Tigers 2018 Football Schedule and Analysis

By Ryan Wright, 4 weeks 17 hours ago
There is a hungry fan base in Louisiana eagerly awaiting the 2018 college football season, ready to watch their beloved LSU Tigers get after it on the field. LSU ended the 2017 campaign 9-4, including a 6-2 mark in the SEC in head coach Ed Orgeron’s first full season. Following four consecutive seasons of no more than nine wins, fans are wondering if yet another change at offensive...

Way-Too-Early College Football 130 Team Rankings for 2018

By Steven Lassan, 2 months 5 days ago
Spring practice is underway across the nation, as all 130 college football teams are getting the first look at how their roster and program are shaping up for the 2018 season. And with every program hitting the field for offseason workouts, it’s never too early to look at the year ahead and project where all 130 teams could rank when the official Athlon Sports magazine predictions are...

LSU Tigers 2018 Spring Football Preview

By Ryan Wright, 2 months 2 weeks ago
Every spring presents new challenges for college football programs. The goal for every team is basically the same — a conference championship and potential invite to the College Football Playoff. The task at hand is daunting for all, but few Power 5 programs may have as much offseason work needed as the LSU Tigers to remain among the elite teams. The Tigers went 9-4 (6-2 in the SEC) in...

5 Players to Watch for the LSU Tigers in Spring Practice

By Ryan Wright, 2 months 2 weeks ago
The 2017 season was full of highlights for the LSU Tigers, sprinkled in with some uncharacteristic lows. The Tigers fought through a barrage of injuries to finish 9-4 overall (6-2 in the SEC) under first-year head coach Ed Orgeron. The highs included wins over ranked Florida and Auburn squads, but an unfathomable home loss to Troy still stings in March. The goal in Baton Rouge every year is a...