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ACC Football 2020 Predictions

By Steven Lassan, 2 weeks 3 days ago
The 2020 ACC predictions look a lot like previous seasons, as Clemson is the heavy favorite to win the league this fall. And as seen in previous years, there's a big gap between the Tigers and the second-place team in the conference. North Carolina and Virginia Tech headline the second tier in Athlon's projections, as the Tar Heels are a slight favorite to win the Coastal Division. The...

Pittsburgh Football: 2020 Panthers Season Preview and Prediction

By Athlon Sports, 4 weeks 23 hours ago
Pat Narduzzi’s name swirled around the rumor mill after his former boss at Michigan State, Mark Dantonio, retired in February. It was widely believed that, if offered, Narduzzi would return to the school where he served as defensive coordinator for eight seasons. For some Pittsburgh faithful, this was a concern, given that Narduzzi has produced a 36–29 record and four bowl...

ACC Football 2020 All-Conference Team

By Steven Lassan, 4 weeks 1 day ago
The 2020 All-ACC team is led by 14 selections from Clemson, with Virginia Tech up next with 13 picks. Pitt is the only other program with double-digit selections, but North Carolina is close behind with nine, while Virginia, NC State, Florida State and Boston College each feature eight picks on the 2020 All-ACC squad.   Athlon Sports has released its top 25 for 2020. Now, it...

10 Greatest Moments of Johnny Majors' Football Life

By Aaron Tallent, 1 month 5 days ago
College football lost one of its greats with the passing of Johnny Majors. The coach and former star running back at Tennessee influenced more than 25 college or professional head football coaches during his career.   "He is Tennessee, and Tennessee is him." Whether as a player or a coach, Johnny Majors left a lasting impact on Tennessee Football.https://t.co/hzRRDBhM6K...

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 five overall matchups on tap for Week 0. With the matchup between Navy and Notre Dame moved from Ireland and to Labor Day weekend, Hawaii-Arizona and California-UNLV provide the most intrigue for Week 0. Week 1 also features plenty of interesting matchups as the 2020 FBS season gets into full swing with...

College Football Rankings: Top 25 for 2020

By Steven Lassan, 1 month 3 weeks ago
The 2020 college football season is scheduled to officially begin on Saturday, Aug. 29, but it's never too early to start thinking about top 25 rankings and what might transpire this fall. Each FBS season brings plenty of surprises, disappointments and unexpected teams emerging in the national title picture. However, the list of favorites for this year starts with familiar contenders:...

ACC Football: Which Team is the Favorite to Win the Coastal Division for 2020?

By Steven Lassan, 2 months 6 days ago
The ACC Coastal is one of college football’s toughest and most unpredictable divisions on a yearly basis. With Virginia winning the 2019 division title, all seven teams have made an appearance in the conference championship game over the last seven years. The 2020 race is shaping up to be unpredictable once again. The Cavaliers must replace star quarterback Bryce Perkins but return one of...

10 Greatest Moments of Don Shula's Football Life

By Aaron Tallent, 2 months 6 days ago
Pro football lost one of its greatest coaches with the passing of Don Shula. The NFL's all-time leader in wins and the architect of its only perfect season also epitomized class throughout his entire life.   Shula coached an unprecedented 33 consecutive seasons and only two of them were losing efforts. Along the way, he achieved greatness that few others have. Here are the 10 best...

NFL Draft 2021 Top Quarterback Prospects

By Steven Lassan, 2 months 1 week ago
The 2021 NFL Draft is slated to take place from April 29-May 1 in Cleveland, Ohio. While the 2020 college football season has yet to unfold, it's never too early to take a look at which quarterbacks could top the rankings or the wish list for teams next spring. The pool of top prospects at quarterback is headlined by Ohio State's Justin Fields and Clemson's Trevor Lawrence, as both...

College Football's Best Players Not Taken in the 2020 NFL Draft

By Steven Lassan, 2 months 1 week ago
With the 2020 NFL Draft officially in the books, it’s time to look back and see which of college football’s biggest stars went undrafted. Whether it was a concern about size, overall talent, an injury, how a player will transition from scheme or handle the jump to the NFL, a handful of stars from the previous college football season did not hear their name called over the three-...