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College Football Rankings: NCAAF Top 25 (After Week 12)

By Steven Lassan, 1 day 3 hours ago
Weekly college football top 25 rankings are a big part of every season, and Athlon Sports will update its top 25 following the games each weekend. The 12th weekend of the 2020 season was headlined Ohio State's close win over Indiana, Alabama's blowout of Kentucky, Oklahoma's victory against Oklahoma State and Coastal Carolina's comeback versus Appalachian State....

College Football Week 12 Awards

By Steven Lassan, 1 day 3 hours ago
With the 12th weekend of the 2020 season in the books, it’s time to take a look at the best of the best and honor some of the top performances. Each week, Athlon Sports will highlight some of the top performers in college football with its weekly awards section. Here’s a look at Athlon Sports’ picks for the offensive, defensive, coordinator, team, and freshman from...

College Fantasy Football: Week 12 DFS Picks Saturday (Nov. 21) Games

By Steven Lassan, 3 days 2 hours ago
Week 12 of the 2020 college football season continues on Saturday, Nov. 21. That means it’s time to pick your optimal DraftKings college football fantasy lineup. Fortunately, our college football fantasy experts are ready to help. Players from 13 matchups are available to be selected on DraftKings for the Noon ET slate on Saturday, including LSU-Arkansas, Florida-Vanderbilt, Illinois-...

2021 NFL Draft: College Football Players Leaving Early for NFL

By Steven Lassan, 3 days 6 hours ago
The 2021 NFL Draft is slated to take place in Cleveland, Ohio on April 29-May 1, and due to the COVID-19 pandemic, college football players are already declaring their intent to jump early to the next level. As of Friday, Nov. 20, 58 underclassmen players have already declared for the 2021 NFL Draft and some will not return to college for a fall or spring season. The list of names declared...

Missouri vs. South Carolina Football Prediction and Preview

By Rob McVey, 4 days 4 hours ago
Adversity is the theme heading into Saturday's Mayor's Cup matchup between the Missouri Tigers and the home team South Carolina Gamecocks. Turbulent might be an understatement in describing the last few weeks for these SEC East foes. And there is no shortage of turmoil for both teams to overcome on Saturday.   COVID-19, contact tracing, injuries, suspensions, and player opt-outs...

College Football Picks: Expert Predictions for Every Game in Week 12

By Steven Lassan, 5 days 5 hours ago
College football's Week 12 slate for the 2020 season features 44 games from Wednesday to Saturday, and our NCAA experts are ready with their predictions and picks. The Week 12 action continues on Wednesday, Nov. 18 with three MAC contests, including Western Michigan-Central Michigan and Toledo-Eastern Michigan. One matchup - Tulane at Tulsa - takes place on Thursday. Four...

College Football Week 12 2020 Schedule

By Steven Lassan, 5 days 18 hours ago
College football's 2020 season is underway, and action is set to continue into Week 12 with a full slate of matchups. The Week 12 schedule features 45 matchups, and the action begins on Tuesday night with two MAC games, including Akron at Kent State and Buffalo at Bowling Green. MACtion continues on Wednesday with three games, including Northern Illinois-Ball State, Toledo-Eastern Michigan...

South Carolina Football: 5 Reasons the Gamecocks Were Justified in Firing Will Muschamp

By Aaron Tallent, 6 days 10 hours ago
South Carolina fired head coach Will Muschamp on Sunday after a 59-42 loss to Ole Miss. Offensive coordinator Mike Bobo will coach the team through the remainder of the season. Since taking over the program in 2016, Muschamp had gone 28-30, making his overall record at both South Carolina and Florida 56-51. Here are five reasons the program was justified in firing Muschamp.   5. A...

Seven-Step Drop: Coaching Carousel May Hinge on Blue-Blood Aspirations as Much as Buyouts

By Bryan Fischer, 1 week 11 hours ago
We've been conditioned these last few months to expect a muted coaching carousel in college football. No matter who you wind up talking to, be it school administrators, boosters or agents, all have publicly and privately stated expectations of a quiet front in Buyoutsville amid a global pandemic and the associated financial strain with it.   On the surface, that makes plenty of sense...

South Carolina Football: 7 Coaching Candidates to Replace Will Muschamp

By Steven Lassan, 1 week 1 day ago
South Carolina is the first Power 5 college football team to make a coaching change in 2020, as Will Muschamp was fired on Sunday. The Gamecocks named offensive coordinator Mike Bobo as interim coach for the remainder of the year. Muschamp's tenure ended after a 59-42 loss to Ole Miss on Saturday night, dropping the team's record to 2-5. Muschamp guided South Carolina to three bowl games...