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Tennessee Volunteers 2016 Football Schedule and Analysis

By Rob McVey, 7 months 1 day ago
A standard of excellence is slowly making its way back to Knoxville under Butch Jones. And with it come soaring expectations from a hungry Tennessee fan base anxious to once again compete at college football’s most elite level. Following a strong finish to the 2015 season, culminating in yet another dominant bowl victory, the Vols appear to be poised to compete for SEC supremacy in...

College Football's Top 50 Must-See Games of 2016

By Bryan Fischer, 7 months 2 days ago
The offseason is over and after several long and excruciating months, college football is back in our lives. Normally any kind of football in late August and early September should be celebrated but 2016 might just feature the most impressive opening weekend ever. Added to a schedule packed with great games from now until December and there should be no shortage of fun on the gridiron this year...

College Football's Top 80 Players for 2016

By Steven Lassan, 7 months 2 days ago
With players like Clemson’s Deshaun Watson, Florida State’s Dalvin Cook, Stanford’s Christian McCaffrey and LSU’s Leonard Fournette returning, it’s a crowded year at the top of the player rankings. Watson is Athlon’s No. 1 player for 2016, but the gap between the next set of players is pretty small. While Fournette checks in at No. 2, a strong case could be...

Tennessee Volunteers Top 5 Hype Videos for 2016 College Football Season

By Rob McVey, 7 months 3 days ago
It is almost “Football Time in Tennessee”! While Tennessee Volunteer fans probably already have all of the motivation they could possibly need heading into the 2016-17 season, it never hurts to have a little something extra to get the orange blood flowing at maximum potential. So, it just seems logical that a few hype videos might be in order to provide that last little spark of...

Ranking All 128 College Football Starting Quarterbacks for 2016

By Steven Lassan, 7 months 3 days ago
Quarterback play is always under the microscope for every college football team. Finding and developing a reliable starter isn’t easy for some programs, but for other schools, the next quarterback steps in and the offense doesn’t miss a beat.   With the 2016 season just beginning, who has the best quarterback situations in college football? And which teams...

Outrageous Ideas for College Football Conference Realignment

By J.P. Scott, 7 months 6 days ago
College football conference realignment and expansion is all the rage. It's the Hansel from Zoolander of sports. The Big 12 is currently driving the conversation, but truth be told, any article or conversation about expanding or realigning pretty much any conference goes viral. Why?   Because we can't get enough of it.   We, the modern college football fan, were raised on a...

Ranking the SEC's Top 40 Players for 2016

By Steven Lassan, 7 months 6 days ago
Another season, another loaded year for returning talent in the SEC. While the league is short on proven quarterbacks, there’s plenty of depth at defensive end, receiver and linebacker. LSU running back Leonard Fournette leads the way for Athlon’s projected top 40 SEC players for 2016, followed by Texas A&M defensive end Myles Garrett. Defending champion Alabama has three players...

College Football 2016 Conference, Playoff and National Championship Predictions

By Steven Lassan, 7 months 1 week ago
The start of the 2016 college football season is just a few days away. California and Hawaii meet in Australia on Aug. 26 in the first game of the year, with the full slate for Week 1 starting on Thursday, Sept. 1 and ending on Labor Day with Florida State and Ole Miss.   Athlon’s editors met before the preseason magazine was released to iron out the predictions for the...

College Football's 20 Most Underrated Quarterbacks for 2016

By Steven Lassan, 7 months 2 weeks ago
Quarterback is the toughest position to play at any level. And regardless of team or conference affiliation, college football quarterbacks are always under the spotlight to produce. Good quarterback play or improvement at the position could be the difference between winning a national title or finishing outside of the playoff mix.   Related: Ranking All 128 College Football...

Heisman Watch: 12 Dark Horse Heisman Trophy Candidates in 2016

By Bryan Fischer, 7 months 2 weeks ago
Unlike many of the past few seasons, last year’s Heisman Trophy ceremony felt a little different because there was actually a bit of drama over who would win the award for college football’s most outstanding player. While the debate over whether Alabama’s Derrick Henry should have won the award over other finalists like Stanford tailback Christian McCaffrey or Clemson...