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LSU Ranked No. 7 in Athlon's College Football Top 25

By Athlon Sports, 5 days 3 hours ago
The college football season officially begins on Aug. 24, but it's never too early to start thinking about what might transpire this fall. Athlon Sports released its College Football Top 25 Rankings today and the LSU Tigers came in at No. 7.   Here's why: Reading too much into spring hype or what takes place in the actual scrimmages is always dangerous. However, the offseason...

LSU Football: Joe Burrow Is the Sixth Best SEC QB

By Athlon Sports, 1 week 2 days ago
The SEC might be the deepest conference for quarterbacks in 2019. One of the better signal-callers in the conference this upcoming season is LSU's Joe Burrow.   In fact, Burrow comes in at No. 6 in Athlon Sports' SEC Quarterback Rankings.   Here's why: Burrow was a huge pickup as a graduate transfer at the conclusion of spring practice for coach Ed Orgeron last season....

2019 SEC Quarterback Rankings

By Steven Lassan, 1 week 3 days ago
The SEC might be the deepest conference for quarterbacks in 2019. Alabama's Tua Tagovailoa is one of the frontrunners to win the Heisman Trophy this season, and Georgia's Jake Fromm is expected to push for All-America honors. Texas A&M's Kellen Mond, Florida's Feleipe Franks and Missouri's Kelly Bryant round out the top five. The league's depth extends to the middle...

Ranking All 130 College Football Coaching Jobs for 2019

By Athlon Sports, 2 weeks 3 days ago
Debating the best job among all 130 college football teams or within any conference is always an ongoing discussion. The debate doesn’t start with a small sample size but should take into account more of a long-term (both past and future) in order to get a better snapshot of the program. Every college football program is unique and has its own set of challenges. But some programs are...

College Football's Top 12 Impact JUCO Transfer Quarterbacks for 2019

By Steven Lassan, 3 weeks 2 days ago
Finding or developing a quarterback is no easy task for any college football coach. This position is one of the hardest to evaluate in high school, and as evidenced by the recent wave of departures, quarterbacks often transfer early in their career in search of more playing time. While developing a quarterback through the high school ranks is the preferred option for coaches, the junior college...

Top 25 SEC 2020 NFL Draft Prospects to Watch

By Rob McVey, 3 weeks 4 days ago
The 2019 NFL Draft is now officially in the books. And for the 13th consecutive year, the SEC flexed its muscle with more players selected than any other conference in college football. The SEC boasted a total of 64 players selected by NFL teams over the three-day event in Nashville, including 22 taken in the first two rounds alone. To put the SEC's dominance into perspective, the Big Ten...

College Football's Best Players Not Taken in the 2019 NFL Draft

By Steven Lassan, 3 weeks 5 days ago
With the 2019 NFL Draft officially in the books, it’s time to look back and see which of college football’s biggest stars went undrafted. Whether it was concerns about size, overall talent, how a player will transition from scheme or handle the jump to the NFL, a handful of stars from the previous college football season did not hear their name called over the three-day event...

Early 2020 NFL Draft Prospect Top 50 Rankings

By Athlon Sports, 3 weeks 5 days ago
The ink on the 2019 NFL Draft is barely dry but some of the attention has already shifted to next year's event. And while that partly may due to the anticipation of the draft taking place in Las Vegas, the players projected to headline the 2020 edition have a little something to do with this as well.   Defense may have dominated the 2019 draft, with seven of the top 10 picks coming...

LSU Football: Tigers' 2019 Schedule Analysis

By Ryan Wright, 1 month 2 weeks ago
Even five months away, the deafening cheering sounds emanating from Death Valley come the start of the 2019 college football season can already be heard by the LSU faithful. After a 10-3 (5-3 SEC) record in 2018, culminated by the highest end-of-seaosn ranking in the Associated Press poll (No. 6) since the 2011 campaign (No. 2), Tigers fans have a lot to be excited about in head coach Ed Orgeron...

LSU Football: Tigers' 2019 Spring Preview

By Ryan Wright, 2 months 2 weeks ago
The difference in one game during a college football season can easily shape the outlook of any fan base going forward. For LSU, after a 9-4 season in 2017, the fans were chomping at the bit to get at head coach Ed Orgeron heading into the '18 campaign. But following a 10-win showing (5-3 in SEC) that culminated with a No. 6 AP national ranking after winning the Fiesta Bowl, optimism is...