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Big Ten Football: Predicting the Biggest Upsets in 2019

By Kevin McGuire, 1 week 3 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 3 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, 1 week 4 days 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...

Big Ten Football: How 5 Transfer QBs Could Impact Their Team in 2019

By Gabe Salgado, 1 week 5 days ago
While college football teams are now getting ready to begin fall camp, headlines were made all spring and summer about the number of players who used the now-relaxed rules regarding transfers to their advantage. Quarterbacks especially lit up the NCAA Transfer Portal this year. Now, these signal-callers must prepare for their new teams, schools, playbooks, and everything that comes with getting...

College Football's Top 30 Breakout Running Backs for 2019

By Steven Lassan, 1 week 5 days ago
Running back is a deep position for returning standouts in college football, as Wisconsin's Jonathan Taylor, Clemson's Travis Etienne, Boston College's AJ Dillon and Arizona State's Eno Benjamin all return to campus for 2019. While plenty of stars are in place at running back this fall, there's another wave of players ready to emerge with a breakout year. Alabama's...

College Football Top 25 Rankings for 2019

By Steven Lassan, 2 weeks 2 days ago
The 2019 college football season officially begins on Saturday, Aug. 24, and with less than a month before kickoff, it's never too early to start thinking about what might transpire this fall. Each NCAAF 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...

When Does College Football Start in 2019?

By Steven Lassan, 2 weeks 2 days ago
The days are counting down. College football’s 2019 season officially kicks off on Saturday, Aug. 24 with two Week 0 matchups. Miami and Florida meet in Orlando, with Arizona and Hawaii set for a high-scoring affair in Honolulu later that night. The full Week 1 college football schedule of matchups is slated to begin on Thursday, Aug. 29. The opening Thursday of action features...

Northwestern Football: Game-by-Game Predictions for 2019

By Gabe Salgado, 2 weeks 2 days ago
The Northwestern Wildcats have gone from the hunter to the hunted. After winning their first-ever Big Ten West Division title in the conference's current alignment last season, the rest of the division now has NU on their radar. Despite being the hunted, the Wildcats have their eyes on another trip to Indianapolis where they hope to win their first conference title since 2000. Northwestern...

Examining the Over/Under 2019 Win Totals for the Big Ten

By Matt Josephs, 2 weeks 4 days ago
Could there be a changing of the guard in the Big Ten? Urban Meyer is hanging it up and it's Ryan Day leading Ohio State now. Meanwhile in Ann Arbor, Michigan hopes that this is the year Jim Harbaugh takes this team to new heights. The Wolverines cannot continue to lose to their archrivals especially as they bring more talent in. Over in the West division, there's been some roster...

College Football's Top 25 Quarterback Battles for 2019

By Steven Lassan, 2 weeks 5 days ago
College football's countdown to kickoff for the 2019 season has officially reached 25 days on July 30. With the milestone of 25 days to go until the first game of the season, Athlon Sports is marking this occasion with a look at the top 25 quarterback battles for the upcoming year. While some battles were settled in the spring and summer, plenty of high-profile competitions remain. Auburn,...