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When Does College Football Start in 2019?

By Steven Lassan, 1 month 4 weeks ago
College football’s 2019 season officially kicks off on Saturday, Aug. 24, with Arizona meeting Hawaii in a Week 0 matchup. The full Week 1 college football schedule of matchups is slated to begin on Thursday, Aug. 29. The opening Thursday of action features Utah at BYU, along with defending champion Clemson taking on Georgia Tech. The opening week of games continues on Friday with...

Top 25 College Football Games of 2018

By Kyle Kensing, 1 month 4 weeks ago
College football's season is the shortest of any major sport. We must cherish the autumns as a result; and when the long road of another offseason arrives, we cherish the memories.   Despite lacking much in the way of landscape-altering upsets, the 2018 campaign still managed to provide enough drama to sate college football's passionate fans. In particular, a top-heavy campaign...

Virginia Tech Football: 3 Reasons for Optimism About the Hokies in 2019

By Jon Kinne, 2 months 18 hours ago
Oftentimes, year three in a coach’s tenure is when a team makes an ascension. They have recruited enough of the right players for the system and those that are left from the previous regime have had to buy in by this time.   But the only hard and fast rule when it comes to developing a football program is that there are no hard and fast rules. At Virginia Tech this past fall, it was...

College Football's Top 30 Early Projected Breakout Players for 2019

By Steven Lassan, 2 months 4 days ago
The definition of a breakout player in college football varies from each analyst or fanbase, but one thing is certain when looking ahead at the 2019 season and the players returning: regardless of the position, breakout players will have a huge role in shaping the national championship and playoff picture. Breakout quarterbacks led the way for playoff teams in 2018, as Kyler...

The ACC's Best College Football Games of 2018

By Kyle Kensing, 2 months 5 days ago
The transition from 2018 to '19 marks an era of change in the Atlantic Coast Conference. Gone are head coaches Paul Johnson and Mark Richt to retirement, while Bobby Petrino and Larry Fedora were dismissed. In comes Geoff Collins, Manny Diaz, Scott Satterfield, and the return of the Mack... Brown.   But while a not-insignificant portion of the ACC retools, the 2018 season solidified...

College Football's NFL Draft Deadline Winners and Losers for 2019

By Steven Lassan, 2 months 6 days ago
The NFL's early entry deadline for the 2019 draft officially passed on Monday evening and more than 120 players declared for the next level. All four of the playoff teams from the 2018 season lost a key player early. Alabama has to replace two All-Americans in the trenches with Jonah Williams (LT) and Quinnen Williams (DT) headed to the NFL. Clemson is losing a couple of defensive...

Early ACC Football Predictions for 2019

By Steven Lassan, 2 months 1 week ago
Clemson heads into 2019 as the clear favorite to win the ACC and should open the season ranked No. 1 or No. 2 in preseason polls. While the Tigers are the clear favorite, uncertainty surrounds the rest of the ACC. After winning 10 games in 2018, Syracuse is likely to be in the mix for a spot in the top 25. Coach Dino Babers’ team won 10 games last fall and most of the depth chart returns...

Jalen Hurts: 15 Potential Transfer Destinations for the Former Alabama QB

By Steven Lassan, 2 months 1 week ago
Alabama quarterback Jalen Hurts has entered his name into the NCAA’s transfer portal and can be contacted by other teams and coaches in regards to a transfer for next season. Hurts has one season of eligibility remaining and is expected to be pursued by several teams looking for a quarterback for 2019.   Hurts accounted for 1,976 rushing yards and 23 touchdowns and threw for 5,626...

Top 10 College Football Bowl Games of the 2018-19 Season

By Nicholas Ian Allen, 2 months 2 weeks ago
Alabama and Clemson secured their respective spots in the College Football Playoff National Championship in impressive fashion, which means just one game remains in the 2018-19 college football season. The Crimson Tide and Tigers have become virtual rivals over the last half-decade, and we should be in for another hard-fought battle between the nation’s two best teams. If this year...

College Football Bowl Game Schedule 2018-19

By Steven Lassan, 2 months 3 weeks ago
College football’s 2018-19 bowl season kicks off on Dec. 15 and features 41 overall games, including the finale on Jan. 7 with the national championship in Santa Clara, Calif. Most of the bowl games will be televised by ESPN, but CBS, FOX, Fox Sports 1, ABC and CBS Sports Network will carry a couple of the postseason contests.   To help prepare your viewing experience for the...