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Way-Too-Early Top 25 College Football Rankings for 2020

By Steven Lassan, 1 week 12 hours ago
It’s never too early to think about next season, so with college football’s 2019 season complete after LSU defeated Clemson in the national championship, Athlon Sports is here with its way-too-early top 25 preseason rankings for 2020. Clemson takes the top spot in the very early top 25, followed by Ohio State at No. 2. Alabama checks in at No. 3 as a slight favorite over LSU (No. 4)...

Ranking Every College Football National Champion Over the Last 50 Years

By Aaron Tallent, 1 week 1 day ago
Every college football team that won a national championship team was great, but I have attempted to rank every title-winning squad over the past 50 years by asking the following questions:   How strong was their schedule? What was their record? How dominant were their wins? Did they win their conference? Did they win their bowl game? How many elite players did they have?  ...

D'Eriq King: 5 Potential Transfer Destinations for the Former Houston QB

By Steven Lassan, 1 week 1 day ago
Houston quarterback D’Eriq King has decided to transfer for his senior season, becoming a sought-after signal-caller for the 2020 college football season. King passed for 50 touchdowns and 4,925 yards in four years with the Cougars and added 1,421 yards and 28 scores on the ground. After playing in four games under first-year coach Dana Holgorsen in 2019, King decided to redshirt and later...

College Football's 2019 Postseason All-America Team

By Steven Lassan, 2 weeks 2 days ago
With college football’s 2019 regular season in the books, it’s time to take a look back and honor the best of the best and top performers for the All-America team. Whether it was on offense, defense or special teams, there were no shortage of clutch performances by players at every position. Heisman winner Joe Burrow was an easy selection as the first-team All-America...

College Football: All-Time Rushing Leaders

By Aaron Tallent, 2 weeks 2 days ago
After declaring that he will forgo his senior season and enter the 2020 NFL Draft, Wisconsin running back Jonathan Taylor will finish his career high among college football's all-time leading rushers. Here are the 20 players with the most career rushing yards in NCAA Division I FBS history. (Note: The NCAA record book doesn't include bowl games for any players before 2002...

Bowl Game Predictions: College Football Picks for Every Bowl Game in 2019-20

By Steven Lassan, 2 weeks 4 days ago
College football’s 2019-20 bowl season kicks off on Friday, Dec. 20, and continues until the national championship in New Orleans, La., on Jan. 13. With the bowl lineup set and confidence pools and pick’em contests set to start on Dec. 20, three writers for Athlon Sports share predictions for every bowl.   Two games are scheduled for Friday, six games are slated for the first...

College Football Picks Against the Spread (ATS) for Every 2019-20 Bowl Game

By Steven Lassan, 2 weeks 4 days ago
College football’s 2019-20 bowl season features 39 matchups, and Athlon’s editors are here with picks against the spread (ATS) for every postseason contest. Two games are slated for Dec. 20 to start the bowl season, the Rose and Sugar Bowl matchups headline the action on Jan. 1, while the final contest outside of the national title takes place on Jan. 6 with the LendingTree Bowl...

Quick Lane Bowl Prediction and Preview: Pittsburgh vs. Eastern Michigan

By Nicholas Ian Allen, 1 month 5 hours ago
The Pittsburgh Panthers and Eastern Michigan Eagles are set to meet in Detroit for the Quick Lane Bowl on Thursday night. Pitt posted a 7-5 overall record in the regular season, which included a 4-4 mark in ACC play, and hopes to rebound from a two-game losing streak to end the season on a high note. Eastern Michigan, which won two of its final three games to become bowl eligible, was 6-6...

Ranking the Watchability of the ACC's Bowl Games in 2019

By Jon Kinne, 1 month 3 days ago
With nine bowl tie-ins and Clemson once again in the College Football Playoff, the ACC has 10 teams participating in the postseason. No other conference has more and only the SEC has an equal number of teams in the postseason.   However, we all know that it was not a banner season in the Atlantic Coast Conference. The good news for the ACC is that the bowl season gives everyone new life....

10 Head Coaching Moves College Football Programs Would Like to Forget

By Aaron Tallent, 1 month 1 week ago
The end of college football’s regular season results in numerous coaching vacancies and fans are on the edge of their seat about who their program will hire... and rightfully so. A good coaching hire can revitalize a program. A bad one can cause years of damage. Everything looks easy from a distance, but here are 10 that stand out for various reasons.   10. Kansas 2011: Charlie...