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When Does College Football Start in 2020?

By Steven Lassan, 1 month 1 week ago
College football’s 2020 season officially kicks off on Saturday, Aug. 29 with six overall matchups on tap for Week 0. The showdown in Ireland between Navy and Notre Dame ranks as the top matchup for Week 0, but Hawaii-Arizona and California-UNLV also provide intrigue. Week 1 also features plenty of interesting matchups as the 2020 FBS season gets into full swing with games starting on...

Ranking College Football's Rosters for 2020

By Steven Lassan, 1 month 1 week 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 20 Teams on the Rise for 2020

By Steven Lassan, 1 month 1 week ago
College football’s 2020 season won't get underway until late August, but it's never too early to look ahead and predict which teams are on the rise and are poised for a significant leap in the rankings or win column next year. The 2020 version of college football's teams on the rise features North Carolina, Arizona State, Tennessee, Oklahoma State, and Louisville from the Power...

ACC Football: Ranking the Rosters for 2020

By Jon Kinne, 1 month 1 week ago
It’s no great mystery: Clemson has the best talent in the ACC. While Dabo Swinney is an excellent gameday coach and he has a first-class staff, the players that he has recruited to Clemson are simply better than those at the other ACC schools.   What the league needs going forward is for another team (or two... or three) to make a step forward. At this point, dethroning Clemson...

Virginia Tech Football: 5 Newcomers to Watch for the Hokies

By Jon Kinne, 1 month 1 week ago
Every college football head coach will rave about his incoming class on Signing Day. Whether he truly believes the efforts on the recruiting trail were overly successful, the coach has to sell progress to the fans, boosters, and players on the team.   The fact that during his Signing Day press conference, Virginia Tech head coach Justin Fuente spent most of his time talking about the 2021...

College Football All-Decade Teams for the 2010s

By Athlon Sports, 1 month 2 weeks ago
With LSU toppling Clemson in the most recent College Football Playoff National Championship, the sun has finally set on the college football season and the eventful 2010s.   The SEC dominated the decade with six titles — four of which Alabama won — while Clemson took home two championships and Ohio State and Florida State won one apiece.   Beyond the many great teams,...

College Football's Top 20 Impact True Freshmen for 2020

By Steven Lassan, 1 month 3 weeks ago
College football’s 2020 National Signing Day is officially in the books. As expected, top programs like Alabama, Clemson, Ohio State, Georgia and LSU signed prospects who will have a chance to play right away. Every FBS program inked recruits to a National Letter of Intent on Wednesday or in the early period in December, which means coaching staffs should have a good snapshot of how...

Grading College Football's First-Year Coaching Hires for 2019

By Steven Lassan, 1 month 3 weeks ago
The 2019 college football season featured 27 new coaches at FBS programs, and with the year completed, it's time to grade and rank the hires. Ohio State's Ryan Day and Louisville's Scott Satterfield were considered two of the top hires last offseason and didn't disappoint in their first year at the helm. Day guided the Buckeyes to the CFB Playoff, while Satterfield led the...

Virginia Tech Football: Hokies All-Decade Team

By Jon Kinne, 2 months 6 hours ago
When 2009 turned to 2010, the Virginia Tech Hokies were one of the most consistent football programs in America. The Hokies had won at least 10 games for six straight years and in 10 of their last 12 seasons. And it continued into the next decade with 11-win campaigns in both 2010 and '11.   Then, the Hokies fell into mediocrity. In his last four years as the Virginia Tech head coach...

Where Did College Football Teams Find Their Starting Quarterbacks for 2020?

By Mark Ross, 2 months 1 day ago
If there's one word that can be used to describe the college football quarterback landscape, it's something that coaches and fans alike don't want to see from their signal-caller — turnover. For the third straight season, nearly two-thirds of the projected starting quarterbacks in the Power 5 conferences (ACC, Big 12, Big Ten, Pac-12, SEC) will be new compared to this time last...