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Ranking the Big 12's Toughest Non-Conference College Football Schedules in 2018

By Allen Kenney, 2 weeks 1 day ago
Once notorious for its members filling up their non-conference schedules with lightweights, Big 12 teams have stacked their 2018 slates with more than their fair share of tests. In fact, it might be the most loaded compilation of non-conference games for the league from top to bottom in recent memory. Every team except Oklahoma State has at least one Power 5 foe from outside the conference lined...

College Football Starting Quarterback Rankings for 2018

By Steven Lassan, 2 weeks 3 days ago
With spring practice completed for all 130 college football teams, it’s never too early to evaluate how every program looks at quarterback for the 2018 season. College football lost a handful of stars from last season, including USC’s Sam Darnold, Louisville’s Lamar Jackson and Oklahoma’s Baker Mayfield. However, the next group of stars is ready to emerge at the FBS level...

Top 25 Big 12 2019 NFL Draft Prospects to Watch

By Allen Kenney, 3 weeks 3 days ago
Twenty Big 12 alums were selected in the NFL draft last weekend, which continued to lag the other Power 5 conferences. In fact, that represented a sizable increase from the 14 players the league sent to the pros in 2017.   If the NFL’s appetite for Big 12 prospects keeps growing, there might be room in the 2019 draft for these 25 players, the top prospects in the conference this...

Early 2019 NFL Draft Prospect Top 50 Rankings

By Athlon Sports, 3 weeks 4 days ago
The 2018 NFL Draft is still fresh in everyone’s minds, but the work has already begun by pro scouts and analysts alike for the 2019 edition. In looking at Athlon Sports’ early top 50 prospects for the 2019 NFL Draft, two things jump out right away – it’s heavy on defensive players and there are quite a few Clemson Tigers.   Clemson, which has been a College...

Way-Too-Early College Football 130 Team Rankings for 2018

By Steven Lassan, 2 months 5 days ago
Spring practice is underway across the nation, as all 130 college football teams are getting the first look at how their roster and program are shaping up for the 2018 season. 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...

Texas Tech Red Raiders 2018 Spring Football Preview

By Nicholas Ian Allen, 2 months 3 weeks ago
There is a great deal of excitement in Lubbock this spring. The Texas Tech Red Raiders look like national championship contenders in both basketball and baseball, and the football program enters spring practice following an encouraging 2017 campaign.   Head coach Kliff Kingsbury led Tech to an upset over rival Texas in the regular season finale, which cooled his seat considerably....

Ranking the Nation's Top 40 Football-Basketball Coaching Duos

By Athlon Sports, 2 months 4 weeks ago
Rankings are nothing new when it comes to college football and basketball, but what about combining the two sports? That’s what Athlon Sports has set out to do once again this offseason, sizing up the coaching tandems in both for the Power 5 conferences. With spring practice starting up across the country and March Madness just around the corner, there’s no better time for...

Ranking the Big 12's Football-Basketball Coaching Duos for 2018

By Athlon Sports, 3 months 4 days ago
The Big 12 is surprisingly deep when it comes to coaching tandems in college football and basketball. TCU leads the way with the duo of Gary Patterson and Jamie Dixon with West Virginia, Oklahoma and Kansas State rounding out the top four. After that you still have solid tandems, although in some cases one half (or both parts) of the equation has yet to taste much success.   Take Kansas...

Ranking College Football's Rosters for 2018

By Steven Lassan, 3 months 4 days ago
Recruiting is the foundation for winning national championships, competing for CFB Playoff berths or winning at a high level in college football. While recruiting rankings aren’t 100 percent accurate, there is plenty of truth in the rankings and evaluations by the experts. Additionally, with advances in technology to watch more prospects, along with more offseason camps, the rankings for...

College Football's Top 15 Impact True Freshmen Quarterbacks for 2018

By Steven Lassan, 3 months 5 days ago
With National Signing Day in the books, the focus for the 2018 college football season shifts to spring practices and upcoming offseason workouts. While most freshmen won’t arrive until the summer, a handful of incoming recruits already hit campus prior to spring ball. And thanks to the early signing period, most players and coaching staffs had an earlier breakdown of how their...