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College Football's Top 12 Impact JUCO Transfer Quarterbacks for 2019

By Steven Lassan, 2 weeks 5 days 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 1 day 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 1 day 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...

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 2 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....

Vanderbilt Football: Commodores' 2019 Spring Preview

By Juan Jose Rodriguez, 2 months 3 weeks ago
The good news in Nashville: Derek Mason's Vanderbilt Commodores won six games and played in a bowl game for the second time in three seasons.   The bad news: Mason and the Commodores lost both bowl games and have yet to post a winning season during their head coach’s tenure.   Vanderbilt brass apparently saw enough on the positive side, however, that not only did they...

Ranking College Football's Rosters for 2019

By Steven Lassan, 3 months 1 day ago
Recruiting is the foundation for winning national championships, competing for CFB Playoff berths or performing 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...

College Football's Top 10 Impact True Freshmen Quarterbacks for 2019

By Steven Lassan, 3 months 2 days ago
With National Signing Day in the books, the focus for the 2019 college football season shifts to spring practices, quarterback battles, 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. The quarterback position is a major focal point of interest throughout the offseason for...

Ranking the SEC's Football Rosters for 2019

By Nicholas Ian Allen, 3 months 6 days ago
Recruiting has made college football a year-round sport, and nobody does it better than the SEC. The last time a team outside the conference earned the No. 1 overall ranking according to the 247Sports Composite was 2008, and it should come as no surprise the league has won more national championships and produced more NFL draft picks than any other since.   With the 2019 recruiting...

College Football's Early Top 50 Players for 2019

By Steven Lassan, 3 months 1 week ago
The 2019 college football season is still months away, but the start of spring practice is inching closer for all 130 teams (some have already begun), so it’s never too early to look ahead at the upcoming year and rank some of the top players returning to the gridiron. Quarterbacks take the top spot in the rankings for '19. Alabama's Tua Tagovailoa narrowly edges Clemson's...