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Group of 5 Football: Top 15 Must-See Games of 2019

By Mitch Light, 4 days 23 hours ago
The Group of 5 might not produce a serious threat to win a national title — sorry UCF — but there are still a bunch of very good teams that are loaded with outstanding players.   Below is our list of the top 15 games involving Group of 5 teams — some involve matchups against the so-called big boys in the Power 5 and some are key games that will go long way in determining...

College Football's Top 30 Breakout Wide Receivers for 2019

By Steven Lassan, 4 days 23 hours ago
The wide receiver position has plenty of standouts returning for the 2019 college football season, but there's always room for new stars or breakout players to emerge. Alabama's Jerry Jeudy, Clemson's Tee Higgins and Justyn Ross and Oklahoma State's Tylan Wallace are just a few of the All-America candidates returning to campus this fall. Auburn's Seth Williams, Oregon's...

Nebraska Football: Former Huskers See Solid Rebound in the Cards for Scott Frost

By Brandon Cavanaugh, 5 days 48 min ago
It's that special time of year when we all opine about how well teams will perform once toe eventually meets leather later this month. Considering Scott Frost took UCF from a middling season to an undefeated one in two years prompts us all to wonder if something similar is in store for Nebraska.   A recent survey of Athlon Sports editors and yours truly made it clear we expect a major...

College Football's Top 30 Offensive Lines for 2019

By Steven Lassan, 1 week 23 hours ago
The offensive line is often the most overlooked position for any college football team. While the linemen in the trenches don’t get enough credit, they are often the most important piece to a successful offense. Flashy skill talent and quarterbacks take home all of the accolades and headlines, but neither position can thrive without a solid offensive line. Thanks to elite...

Nebraska Football: Game-by-Game Predictions for 2019

By Brandon Cavanaugh, 1 week 1 day ago
The 2019 season offers a chance at redemption for Nebraska football. After back to back 4-8 seasons, the Huskers need to show improvement and Scott Frost will have plenty of opportunities to do so in a year where the bar is set relatively low. While some fans would be happy with simply doubling the win total of the past two years, several national pundits are talking up Nebraska as potential Big...

Outrageous College Football Predictions for the Big Ten in 2019

By J.P. Scott, 1 week 1 day ago
The polls are rolling out and the odds are being set. The 2019 college football season is upon us.   All of the most prolific talking heads have had their say. When it comes to the Big Ten, it seems like the same old stories and one new one being shared by everyone. It's Ohio State, Michigan, and everyone else -- but keep an eye on Nebraska.   The Big Ten is going to be way too...

Nebraska Football: 5 Cornhuskers Who Need Breakout Fall Camp Performances

By Brandon Cavanaugh, 1 week 5 days ago
While spring camp offers renewed hope for players looking to climb the depth chart, fall is about solidifying roles. Nebraska doesn't have anywhere near the number of problems it did last year as practices are crisper and the little mistakes have been cleaned up.   This is good news for a potential win-loss record, but not if you're middling on the depth chart. As is tradition,...

Big Ten Football: Predicting the Biggest Upsets in 2019

By Kevin McGuire, 1 week 5 days ago
So you think you have the Big Ten pretty figured out this year, huh? What happens when a curveball is thrown your way with an upset that could potentially shake up the entire landscape of the Big Ten? It happens, and who is to say it won’t happen again?   Two years ago, it looked as though Michigan was on cruise control for a shot at the Big Ten championship, but an upset loss on...

College Football's Top 35 Wide Receiver Groups for 2019

By Steven Lassan, 1 week 5 days ago
The wide receiver position is loaded with talent for the 2019 college football season. Led by Jerry Jeudy and Jaylen Waddle, Alabama's receiving corps ranks as the best in the nation for 2019. Hunter Renfrow expired his eligibility at Clemson, but coach Dabo Swinney's team features two All-America candidates in Tee Higgins and Justyn Ross. Oklahoma checks in at No. 3 among the best...

Big Ten Coaches Talk Anonymously About Conference Foes for 2019

By Athlon Sports, 2 weeks 1 hour ago
It's not easy getting college football coaches to honestly comment on another coach, player or team. Most coaches don't want to give opposing teams bulletin board material, which is why there is a lot of coach speak or overused cliches used during the year.   In order to get an accurate assessment of teams heading into 2019, Athlon asked coaches in the Big Ten to talk anonymously...