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Ranking All 130 College Football Head Coaches for 2019

By Steven Lassan, 1 day 15 hours ago
Ranking all 130 college football head coaches before the 2019 season is an impossible task. However, as Athlon Sports has done for each of the last eight years leading up to the start of the upcoming season, we set out to sort out every FBS head coach from No. 1 to the bottom. And for the eighth straight year, Alabama's Nick Saban takes the top spot. Clemson's Dabo Swinney jumps to...

College Football Top 25 Rankings for 2019

By Steven Lassan, 4 days 16 hours ago
The 2019 college football season officially begins on Saturday, Aug. 24, but it's never too early to start thinking about what might transpire this fall. Each FBS season brings plenty of surprises, disappointments and unexpected teams emerging in the national title picture. However, two teams - Clemson and Alabama - are a step ahead of the rest of the college football world and are poised...

College Football 2019 All-America Team

By Steven Lassan, 6 days 14 hours ago
The 2019 college football season is just around the corner, and it’s time to honor the best of the best for the upcoming year. The SEC leads the way on the 2019 Athlon Sports' All-America Team with 26 overall selections, followed by the Big Ten with 21. Alabama has the most overall players selected (nine), with Clemson coming in second with eight players picked. ...

North Carolina Football Schedule 2019

By Athlon Sports, 1 week 9 hours ago
Here's the North Carolina football schedule with a full list of the Tar Heels' 2019 opponents, game locations, with game times, TV channels coming as they're announced. Updated results with final scores will be added throughout the season.   North Carolina Tar Heels 2019 Schedule   Date: Opponent (Location) Saturday, Aug. 31: vs. South Carolina Gamecocks (Charlotte,...

Ranking the ACC's Toughest Non-Conference College Football Schedules in 2019

By Jon Kinne, 1 week 1 day ago
Scheduling continues to be a major talking point in the college football world. The conferences that have had teams left out of the College Football Playoff have been leagues with nine-game conference schedules. Of course, it helps that the SEC and ACC — the two conferences that play eight conference games — are led by Alabama and Clemson, two programs that would have made the four-...

College Football Starting Quarterback Rankings for 2019 (Top 130)

By Steven Lassan, 2 weeks 15 hours ago
With summer workouts underway and fall practice right aroud the corner for all 130 college football teams, it's never too early to evaluate how every program looks at quarterback for the 2019 season. The FBS level is loaded with talent at this position for the upcoming year, as Alabama's Tua Tagovailoa and Clemson's Trevor Lawrence are neck-and-neck for the No. 1 spot...

North Carolina Football: 2019 Tar Heels Season Preview and Prediction

By Athlon Sports, 2 weeks 1 day ago
North Carolina plummeted to 2–9 in 2018, finished in last place in the ACC's Coastal Division for the second year in a row and has three wins in its last 24 games against FBS competition. Yet the excitement around the program is high, thanks to the return of an old friend.   Mack Brown is back to rebuild UNC's program for the second time. He succeeded in his first effort,...

ACC Football 2019 Predictions

By Steven Lassan, 2 weeks 5 days ago
The ACC enters 2019 with uncertainty in both divisions, but Clemson is once again a heavy favorite to win the league title. The Tigers top the Athlon ACC predictions for 2019, with Virginia, Virginia Tech and Miami locked into a tight battle for first in the Coastal Division. The conference has 10 teams projected to reach bowl eligibility, but only three teams ranked inside of the Athlon...

ACC Football 2019 All-Conference Team

By Steven Lassan, 1 month 4 days ago
Clemson is the overwhelming favorite to win the ACC in 2019, and coach Dabo Swinney's team leads the way on Athlon's 2019 All-ACC squad with 14 selections. The Tigers feature six first-team picks on offense and six overall on defense. Syracuse ranks second with 11 selections, followed by Miami, Virginia and Virginia Tech with nine apiece.   Athlon Sports has released its top 25...

2019 ACC Quarterback Rankings

By Steven Lassan, 1 month 1 week ago
The ACC enters 2019 in a state of transition at the quarterback position. Clemson's Trevor Lawrence is the unquestioned No. 1 signal-caller within the conference, followed by Virginia's Bryce Perkins at No. 2. High expectations surround Tommy DeVito in his first year as the starter at Syracuse, with Ryan Willis at Virginia Tech and James Blackman at Florida State rounding out the next...