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10 Pac-12 Players Who Will Replace NFL Draft Early Entrants in 2019

By Kyle Kensing, 4 days 5 hours ago
The story of the Pac-12 Conference's 2019 NFL Draft early-entry pool is that there isn't much of one. Marquee names like Oregon quarterback Justin Herbert — a not-unpopular suggestion for the No. 1 overall pick at times — UCLA running back Joshua Kelley, USC wide receiver Michael Pittman Jr., and Utah defensive end Bradlee Anae all return to the fold for next season....

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

By Steven Lassan, 5 days 5 hours 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...

Ranking Every College Football National Champion Over the Last 50 Years

By Aaron Tallent, 6 days 57 min ago
Clemson’s 2018 national title run was exceptional, but where do the Tigers rank with other college football champions? Every 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...

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

By Steven Lassan, 1 week 4 days 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...

Way-Too-Early Top 25 College Football Rankings for 2019

By Steven Lassan, 1 week 5 days ago
It’s never too early to think about next season, so with college football’s 2018 season officially in the books after Clemson's 44-16 win over Alabama, Athlon Sports is here with its way-too-early top 25 rankings for 2019. Alabama and Clemson have played four consecutive times in the CFB Playoff, and there's a good chance it happens again next season. The Tigers and Crimson...

Early Pac-12 Football Predictions for 2019

By Steven Lassan, 1 week 6 days ago
The Pac-12 hasn’t had a playoff team in each of the last two seasons and has been relatively quiet on a national level, but there’s no shortage of intrigue for this conference going into 2019. Oregon heads into spring practice as the early Pac-12 football favorite, but Washington and Washington State aren’t far behind in the early predictions in the North. Utah headlines the...

Washington Football: Myles Gaskin's Last Run with the Huskies

By Kyle Kensing, 2 weeks 3 days ago
PASADENA, California — Myles Gaskin ended his career as a Washington Husky the same way he spent it: As the unrelenting cornerstone for his team's offense.   Trailing Ohio State in the 105th Rose Bowl Game, 28-3, Washington's offense lacked rhythm and needed an ignition — or risk getting blown out. The Huskies leaned on Gaskin in that tough spot, as they have...

Washington Football: Jimmy Lake is an Up-and-Coming Star of the Coaching Ranks

By Kyle Kensing, 2 weeks 6 days ago
PASADENA, California — Ask a defensive back in the ballyhooed Washington Huskies secondary the key to their success, and two of the first words any of them said: Jimmy Lake.   Lake concludes his fifth season as Washington defensive backs coach and his first sharing defensive coordinator duties with Pete Kwiatkowski.   "It doesn't [feel like five years have passed...

College Football Bowl Game Schedule 2018-19

By Steven Lassan, 3 weeks 2 days 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...

Bowl Game Predictions: College Football Picks for Every Bowl Game in 2018-19

By Steven Lassan, 3 weeks 2 days ago
College football’s bowl season kicks off on Saturday, Dec. 15, and continues until the national championship in Santa Clara, Calif., on Jan. 7. With the bowl lineup set and confidence pools and pick’em contests set to start on Dec. 15, three writers for Athlon Sports share predictions for every bowl.   Five games are slated for the first Saturday of action and nine other...