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College Football Top 130 Team Rankings for 2018

By Steven Lassan, 3 weeks 6 days ago
Ranking all 130 college football teams for 2018 is no easy task, but it's never too early to think about the upcoming season. Alabama and Clemson have met for three consecutive years in the College Football Playoff and a fourth matchup seems to be in order this fall. These two teams seem to be a step above the rest of the nation, with Georgia, Ohio State, Michigan, Washington, Miami,...

College Football 2018 All-America Team

By Steven Lassan, 4 weeks 4 hours ago
The 2018 college football season is just around the corner, and it’s time to honor the best of the best for the upcoming year. The Big Ten and SEC are considered by most to be the top conferences for 2018, so it should be no surprise these two leagues lead the way in selections on Athlon’s All-America Team. The Big Ten has 22 selections, with the SEC checking in with...

Super Dad Archie Manning Talks About Sons Peyton, Eli and Cooper

By Nathan Rush, 1 month 2 hours ago
Archie Manning, 69, is certainly accomplished in his own right, but it’s impossible to ignore the achievements of his three sons — businessman and TV personality Cooper, 44, and Super Bowl-winning NFL quarterbacks Peyton, 42, and Eli, 37. We chased down the scrambling Ole Miss icon and New Orleans legend to talk football and family.   Influence on Peyton and Eli as QBs...

Ranking the Toughest Games on Ole Miss Football's Schedule

By Elton Hayes, 1 month 4 days ago
There won't be any tune-up for Ole Miss this season as the Rebels open the year in Houston against Texas Tech in an intriguing SEC vs. Big 12 matchup. This year's schedule features seven homes games, including contests against Alabama, Auburn, South Carolina and Mississippi State.   As interim head coach last year, Matt Luke guided Ole Miss to a 6-6 record amid less-than-ideal...

Ranking the SEC's College Football Coaches for 2018

By Steven Lassan, 1 month 6 days ago
Nick Saban is the unquestioned No. 1 coach in the SEC for 2018, but the league's depth at the top has improved since last season. Georgia's Kirby Smart makes a big jump to No. 3 after nearly guiding the program to a national title in his second year in Athens. Texas A&M landed Jimbo Fisher from Florida State this offseason, and Dan Mullen left Mississippi State to take over at...

Ole Miss Football: 2018 Rebels Preview and Prediction

By Athlon Sports, 1 month 1 week ago
Matt Luke proved last year to be a capable head coach, coaxing six wins out of an Ole Miss team burdened by more than its share of off-the-field drama. Luke's job once again is to keep his team motivated without the carrot of a bowl game (barring a late reprieve from the NCAA). The offense, led by one of the nation's top groups of wide receivers, should score a bunch of points,...

SEC Football 2018 Predictions

By Steven Lassan, 1 month 1 week ago
After winning its fifth title in nine seasons last year, Alabama is primed for another run at the national championship and SEC title in 2018. The Crimson Tide are the pick in 2018 SEC predictions to edge Auburn and win the West Division and knock off Georgia in the conference title game to claim the league championship. The Bulldogs are also primed for another run into the CFB Playoff. Coach...

Top 25 College Football Quarterback Matchups of 2018

By Bryan Fischer, 1 month 2 weeks ago
If you want to win big in college football, it's no secret that you're going to need some quality play out of the most important position on the field - quarterback. If there's any doubt about it, just look up recent Heisman Trophy winners and note how tilted the list is toward the position.   While the most recent class of college signal-callers was among the best to ever...

College Football's Top 50 Running Backs for 2018

By Steven Lassan, 1 month 2 weeks ago
With Bryce Love returning to Stanford, along with the continued emergence of Wisconsin's Jonathan Taylor, Ohio State's J.K. Dobbins and Boston College's AJ Dillon, the running back position is stocked with talent for the 2018 college football season. Love ranks as Athlon's No. 1 running back for the upcoming year and should be among the leading candidates to win the Heisman...

SEC Football 2018 All-Conference Team

By Steven Lassan, 1 month 3 weeks ago
The best overall collection of talent in college football usually resides in the SEC, so it should be no surprise the league is loaded with contenders for all-conference honors in 2018. Georgia leads the way with 13 selections on Athlon's 2018 All-SEC team, followed by Alabama and Missouri tied at 11. Mississippi State, Florida and Texas A&M are next up with nine selections apiece....