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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 1 day 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...

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

By Steven Lassan, 3 weeks 4 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...

Tennessee Football: Will the Volunteers Make a Bowl Game in 2019?

By Athlon Sports, 1 month 2 weeks ago
Even though Tennessee finished with a losing record last season, there are several positives that can be taken from Jeremy Pruitt's head-coaching debut. For starters, the Volunteers improved their win total by one (5-7 vs. 4-8) compared to the end of the Butch Jones era in 2017.   More importantly, Pruitt has quickly gotten Tennessee's program back in shape and is building a...

Tennessee Football: Volunteers' 2019 Schedule Analysis

By Rob McVey, 1 month 3 weeks ago
The Tennessee Volunteers faced some major obstacles during the 2018 season under first-year head coach Jeremy Pruitt. But none of those obstacles were more daunting than the Vols’ schedule, which featured one of the most brutal five-game stretches in all of college football last season.   Tennessee’s 2019 schedule won’t be a cakewalk either. After all, there’s no...

Tennessee Football: Volunteers' 2019 Spring Preview

By Rob McVey, 2 months 2 weeks ago
It was an uphill battle from the start for the Tennessee Volunteers in Jeremy Pruitt’s first year on Rocky Top. The Vols ultimately limped home to a 5-7 record and missed out on a bowl game for the second year in a row. But the 2018 campaign wasn’t a complete fail. Tennessee fans were treated to a pair of upset victories over ranked SEC opponents and improvement was evident despite...

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....

Ranking the SEC College Football Coaching Jobs

By Athlon Sports, 2 months 3 weeks ago
The SEC is home to some of the top coaching jobs in college football. Georgia takes the top spot in Athlon's rankings but little separates the Bulldogs from Alabama, Florida and LSU. All four of those programs have either won or played for the national championship since the start of the BCS in 1998 and have access to some of the nation's top high school talent in their state borders....

Tennessee Football: 5 Newcomers to Watch for the Volunteers

By Rob McVey, 2 months 3 weeks ago
The Tennessee Volunteers limped home to a 5-7 record last season under first-year head coach Jeremy Pruitt. Despite the Vols’ overall lack of success on the field during the 2018 campaign, Pruitt and company did achieve great success in selling the future of the program on the recruiting trail. Those efforts resulted in the nation’s No. 12-ranked signing class (according to 247Sports...