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College Football's Early Top 50 Players for 2020

By Steven Lassan, 1 month 2 days ago
The 2020 college football season is still months away, but the start of spring practice is inching closer for all 130 teams (some have already begun), so it’s never too early to look ahead at the upcoming year and rank some of the top players returning to the gridiron. As expected, quarterbacks top the rankings for 2020. Clemson's Trevor Lawrence and Ohio State's Justin Fields were...

When Does College Football Start in 2020?

By Steven Lassan, 1 month 1 week ago
College football’s 2020 season officially kicks off on Saturday, Aug. 29 with six overall matchups on tap for Week 0. The showdown in Ireland between Navy and Notre Dame ranks as the top matchup for Week 0, but Hawaii-Arizona and California-UNLV also provide intrigue. Week 1 also features plenty of interesting matchups as the 2020 FBS season gets into full swing with games starting on...

Ranking College Football's Rosters for 2020

By Steven Lassan, 1 month 2 weeks ago
Recruiting is the foundation for winning national championships, competing for CFB Playoff berths or performing at a high level in college football. While recruiting rankings aren’t 100 percent accurate, there is plenty of truth in the rankings and evaluations by the experts. Additionally, with advances in technology to watch more prospects, along with more offseason camps, the rankings...

Notre Dame Football: 5 Newcomers to Watch for the Fighting Irish

By Jon Kinne, 1 month 2 weeks ago
Back in December, Notre Dame head coach Brian Kelly said that he now believes it is possible for Notre Dame to assemble top-five recruiting classes. During his tenure at Notre Dame, recruiting rankings in the teens have become the norm but now Kelly is eyeing for higher finishes after signing day.   On the surface, this year's class appears to be the same old same old. In the...

College Football's Top 20 Teams on the Rise for 2020

By Steven Lassan, 1 month 2 weeks ago
College football’s 2020 season won't get underway until late August, but it's never too early to look ahead and predict which teams are on the rise and are poised for a significant leap in the rankings or win column next year. The 2020 version of college football's teams on the rise features North Carolina, Arizona State, Tennessee, Oklahoma State, and Louisville from the Power...

NFL Scouting Combine Watch: Chase Claypool

By J.P. Scott, 1 month 2 weeks ago
With the 2020 NFL Scouting Combine right around the corner, it's time to take a look at some intriguing prospects to keep an eye on in Indianapolis.   Today, we take a quick look at Notre Dame wide receiver Chase Claypool.   Claypool is a rare combination of size, speed, and versatility — basically a prototypical slot receiver in terms of style of play — blown up...

College Football All-Decade Teams for the 2010s

By Athlon Sports, 1 month 3 weeks ago
With LSU toppling Clemson in the most recent College Football Playoff National Championship, the sun has finally set on the college football season and the eventful 2010s.   The SEC dominated the decade with six titles — four of which Alabama won — while Clemson took home two championships and Ohio State and Florida State won one apiece.   Beyond the many great teams,...

College Football's Top 20 Impact True Freshmen for 2020

By Steven Lassan, 1 month 3 weeks ago
College football’s 2020 National Signing Day is officially in the books. As expected, top programs like Alabama, Clemson, Ohio State, Georgia and LSU signed prospects who will have a chance to play right away. Every FBS program inked recruits to a National Letter of Intent on Wednesday or in the early period in December, which means coaching staffs should have a good snapshot of how...

Top 25 College Football Games of 2019

By Kyle Kensing, 1 month 3 weeks ago
What a decade the 2010s were in college football. It opened with conference realignment completely reshaping the sport's face, ushered in a playoff system, continued, ended and restarted the SEC's reign of dominance. Meanwhile, in the FCS, North Dakota State established the greatest modern dynasty in any sport by winning its eighth national title over the past nine years.   In...

How Have the Top Five 5-Star College Football Recruits from 2013-17 Performed?

By Ryan Wright, 1 month 4 weeks ago
The signing of a 5-star high school football recruit is a badge of honor for all college programs and a measure of success in the national recruiting rankings for a given year. The recruiting status that comes with a top player putting ink to a national letter of intent also is a solid indicator of future success, especially if others follow suit to the same campus. However, not all "can...