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College Football's 2019 Postseason All-America Team

By Steven Lassan, 2 weeks 3 days ago
With college football’s 2019 regular season in the books, it’s time to take a look back and honor the best of the best and top performers for the All-America team. Whether it was on offense, defense or special teams, there were no shortage of clutch performances by players at every position. Heisman winner Joe Burrow was an easy selection as the first-team All-America...

College Football: All-Time Rushing Leaders

By Aaron Tallent, 2 weeks 3 days ago
After declaring that he will forgo his senior season and enter the 2020 NFL Draft, Wisconsin running back Jonathan Taylor will finish his career high among college football's all-time leading rushers. Here are the 20 players with the most career rushing yards in NCAA Division I FBS history. (Note: The NCAA record book doesn't include bowl games for any players before 2002...

Bowl Game Predictions: College Football Picks for Every Bowl Game in 2019-20

By Steven Lassan, 2 weeks 5 days ago
College football’s 2019-20 bowl season kicks off on Friday, Dec. 20, and continues until the national championship in New Orleans, La., on Jan. 13. With the bowl lineup set and confidence pools and pick’em contests set to start on Dec. 20, three writers for Athlon Sports share predictions for every bowl.   Two games are scheduled for Friday, six games are slated for the first...

College Football Picks Against the Spread (ATS) for Every 2019-20 Bowl Game

By Steven Lassan, 2 weeks 5 days ago
College football’s 2019-20 bowl season features 39 matchups, and Athlon’s editors are here with picks against the spread (ATS) for every postseason contest. Two games are slated for Dec. 20 to start the bowl season, the Rose and Sugar Bowl matchups headline the action on Jan. 1, while the final contest outside of the national title takes place on Jan. 6 with the LendingTree Bowl...

Cotton Bowl Prediction and Preview: Memphis vs. Penn State

By Kevin McGuire, 4 weeks 12 hours ago
Penn State and Memphis will meet for the first time when they line up against each other in the Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic this Saturday. The Nittany Lions (10-2) are playing in the third New Year's Six bowl game in four seasons under James Franklin, while Memphis (12-1) will usher in a brand new era for new head coach Ryan Silverfield. This will be quite the stage to make a head coaching...

10 Head Coaching Moves College Football Programs Would Like to Forget

By Aaron Tallent, 1 month 1 week ago
The end of college football’s regular season results in numerous coaching vacancies and fans are on the edge of their seat about who their program will hire... and rightfully so. A good coaching hire can revitalize a program. A bad one can cause years of damage. Everything looks easy from a distance, but here are 10 that stand out for various reasons.   10. Kansas 2011: Charlie...

What Would a 16-team College Football Playoff Look Like in 2019?

By J.P. Scott, 1 month 2 weeks ago
The College Football Playoff is all set. The selection committee has decided who the top four teams in the country are, and those teams will battle it out in late December and early January to decide who is the king of college football.   As exciting as that is, it could be even better.   There's lots of talk of expanding to eight teams, and this season is certainly an example...

College Football Bowl Projections for 2019-20

By Steven Lassan, 1 month 2 weeks ago
College football's 2019 bowl season is less than two weeks away, and with all 15 weeks in the books, it’s never too early to take a peek at the potential matchups this postseason. LSU, Clemson, Ohio State and Oklahoma will compete in the CFB Playoff, with the New Year's Six matchups headlined by Penn State-Memphis in the Cotton Bowl and Wisconsin-Oregon in the Rose Bowl. ...

Top 130 College Football Team Rankings for 2019

By Steven Lassan, 1 month 2 weeks ago
With Week 15 from the 2019 season in the books, it's time to revamp the full top 130 team projections and predictions and rank every FBS team in college football. LSU maintains the No. 1 spot after its victory over Georgia in the SEC Championship. Ohio State remains No. 2 after a second-half rally was needed to beat Wisconsin in the Big Ten title game. Clemson remains No. 3 after...

College Football Rankings: Top 25 for 2019

By Steven Lassan, 1 month 2 weeks ago
Weekly college football top 25 rankings are a big part of every season, and Athlon Sports will update its top 25 following the games each weekend. The Week 15 slate for the 2019 season was highlighted by Oklahoma's win over Baylor in overtime, LSU's dominant victory against Georgia in the SEC Championship, and Ohio State's second-half comeback to beat Wisconsin...