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Way-Too-Early Top 25 College Football Rankings for 2020

By Steven Lassan, 1 week 3 days ago
It’s never too early to think about next season, so with college football’s 2019 season complete after LSU defeated Clemson in the national championship, Athlon Sports is here with its way-too-early top 25 preseason rankings for 2020. Clemson takes the top spot in the very early top 25, followed by Ohio State at No. 2. Alabama checks in at No. 3 as a slight favorite over LSU (No. 4)...

Early Big 12 Football Predictions for 2020

By Steven Lassan, 1 week 3 days ago
Oklahoma should enter the 2020 college football season in a familiar position. The Sooners have won the last five Big 12 titles, and coach Lincoln Riley's team is the very early pick to win the conference once again next season. Riley's offense will have a new quarterback, but this unit should continue performing at a high level. Additionally, the defense is headed in the right direction...

Ranking Every College Football National Champion Over the Last 50 Years

By Aaron Tallent, 1 week 4 days ago
Every college football team that won a national championship team was great, but I have attempted to rank every title-winning squad over the past 50 years by asking the following questions:   How strong was their schedule? What was their record? How dominant were their wins? Did they win their conference? Did they win their bowl game? How many elite players did they have?  ...

D'Eriq King: 5 Potential Transfer Destinations for the Former Houston QB

By Steven Lassan, 1 week 4 days ago
Houston quarterback D’Eriq King has decided to transfer for his senior season, becoming a sought-after signal-caller for the 2020 college football season. King passed for 50 touchdowns and 4,925 yards in four years with the Cougars and added 1,421 yards and 28 scores on the ground. After playing in four games under first-year coach Dana Holgorsen in 2019, King decided to redshirt and later...

Ranking College Football's National Champions Since 1998

By Kevin McGuire, 1 week 4 days ago
As the final seconds of the 2019 college football season have ticked away and LSU celebrates a long-awaited return to the top, the debates over where this year's Tigers national championship stacks up against the others that came before it. Ed Orgeron, Joe Burrow, and company made a loud statement on their path to a national title with seven wins over top-10 teams that included snapping...

College Football's 2019 Postseason All-America Team

By Steven Lassan, 2 weeks 5 days ago
With college football’s 2019 regular season in the books, it’s time to take a look back and honor the best of the best and top performers for the All-America team. Whether it was on offense, defense or special teams, there were no shortage of clutch performances by players at every position. Heisman winner Joe Burrow was an easy selection as the first-team All-America...

College Football: All-Time Rushing Leaders

By Aaron Tallent, 2 weeks 5 days ago
After declaring that he will forgo his senior season and enter the 2020 NFL Draft, Wisconsin running back Jonathan Taylor will finish his career high among college football's all-time leading rushers. Here are the 20 players with the most career rushing yards in NCAA Division I FBS history. (Note: The NCAA record book doesn't include bowl games for any players before 2002...

College Football: 10 All-Time Winningest Programs

By Aaron Tallent, 2 weeks 5 days ago
Nebraska, Notre Dame, Oklahoma joined an elite club when they won their 900th game during the 2019 season. The three schools are among the winningest FBS programs in college football history. Here are the top 10 (totals as of Jan. 5).   10. Tennessee Wins: 846 Winning Percentage: .674 First Season: 1891 The last 10 years have not been kind to Tennessee's program,...

Bowl Game Predictions: College Football Picks for Every Bowl Game in 2019-20

By Steven Lassan, 3 weeks 6 hours ago
College football’s 2019-20 bowl season kicks off on Friday, Dec. 20, and continues until the national championship in New Orleans, La., on Jan. 13. With the bowl lineup set and confidence pools and pick’em contests set to start on Dec. 20, three writers for Athlon Sports share predictions for every bowl.   Two games are scheduled for Friday, six games are slated for the first...

College Football Picks Against the Spread (ATS) for Every 2019-20 Bowl Game

By Steven Lassan, 3 weeks 6 hours ago
College football’s 2019-20 bowl season features 39 matchups, and Athlon’s editors are here with picks against the spread (ATS) for every postseason contest. Two games are slated for Dec. 20 to start the bowl season, the Rose and Sugar Bowl matchups headline the action on Jan. 1, while the final contest outside of the national title takes place on Jan. 6 with the LendingTree Bowl...