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Purdue Football: 4 Reasons Why Elijah Sindelar's Extra Year of Eligibility is Great for the Boilermakers

By Gabe Salgado, 2 weeks 2 days ago
It has been a great spring for the Purdue Boilermakers and that is without factoring in anything that happened during the recently wrapped practice sessions. It started when head coach Jeff Brohm, after turning down overtures to return to Louisville, his alma mater, signed a seven-year, $36.8 million contract extension to remain in West Lafayette. That was followed shortly after the news that...

Ranking All 130 College Football Coaching Jobs for 2019

By Athlon Sports, 2 weeks 3 days ago
Debating the best job among all 130 college football teams or within any conference is always an ongoing discussion. The debate doesn’t start with a small sample size but should take into account more of a long-term (both past and future) in order to get a better snapshot of the program. Every college football program is unique and has its own set of challenges. But some programs are...

College Football's Top 12 Impact JUCO Transfer Quarterbacks for 2019

By Steven Lassan, 3 weeks 2 days ago
Finding or developing a quarterback is no easy task for any college football coach. This position is one of the hardest to evaluate in high school, and as evidenced by the recent wave of departures, quarterbacks often transfer early in their career in search of more playing time. While developing a quarterback through the high school ranks is the preferred option for coaches, the junior college...

Top 25 Big Ten 2020 NFL Draft Prospects to Watch

By Kevin McGuire, 3 weeks 4 days ago
After one of the strongest years for defensive linemen in the NFL draft has been recorded in the books for 2019, the Big Ten could already be preparing for another strong year at the position next year. Some of the top draft prospects to watch from around the conference heading to the 2020 NFL Draft will be lining up at a defensive line position, and Ohio State could once again be the school...

College Football's Best Players Not Taken in the 2019 NFL Draft

By Steven Lassan, 3 weeks 5 days ago
With the 2019 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 concerns about size, overall talent, 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-day event...

Early 2020 NFL Draft Prospect Top 50 Rankings

By Athlon Sports, 3 weeks 5 days ago
The ink on the 2019 NFL Draft is barely dry but some of the attention has already shifted to next year's event. And while that partly may due to the anticipation of the draft taking place in Las Vegas, the players projected to headline the 2020 edition have a little something to do with this as well.   Defense may have dominated the 2019 draft, with seven of the top 10 picks coming...

Ranking the Big Ten College Football Coaching Jobs

By Athlon Sports, 2 months 2 weeks ago
Perhaps no league in college football is as top-heavy as the Big Ten. The conference is home to three of the elite programs in college football in Ohio State, Michigan and Penn State, but you can make a strong argument that middle and lower tiers of the league lag behind several of other Power 5 leagues.    Ranking the jobs for every FBS conference is no easy task. After all, the...

College Football Rankings: 2019 Pre-Spring Top 130 Teams

By Steven Lassan, 2 months 2 weeks ago
With signing day in the books, and rosters largely set for the 2019 season, spring practice is now the focus for all 130 college football teams. And with every program hitting the field for offseason workouts, it’s never too early to look at the year ahead and project where all 130 teams could rank when the official Athlon Sports magazine predictions are released later this summer....

10 Most Intriguing Big Ten Non-Conference Games of 2019

By Kevin McGuire, 2 months 4 weeks ago
Reputations of conferences tend to go in cycles and will typically be based on how each stacks up in non-conference play. This year, the Big Ten is looking to make some statements after being left out of the College Football Playoff for a second straight year. Compared to last year, however, there are not quite as many non-conference matchups to get overly excited for this fall. But that doesn...

Purdue Football: Boilermakers' 2019 Spring Preview

By Nicholas Ian Allen, 2 months 4 weeks ago
Can we really say the Purdue Boilermakers — a team coming off a 63-14 loss in its bowl game — enter spring practice with momentum? Yes. Yes, we can.   After all, Purdue was able to retain head coach Jeff Brohm despite his beloved alma mater putting on a full-court press in an attempt to lure him back home to Louisville. Brohm then capitalized on his loyalty pledge to sign a...