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Pac-12 Wild Card Players in 2019

By Kyle Kensing, 2 weeks 5 days ago
The annual unpredictability of the Pac-12 football race promises that every year, usually around Halloween, someone will do their best Charlie Day impression screaming, wild card!   The participants in the 2018 Pac-12 Championship Game offer some examples of what constitutes a wild card. Utah rallied after a slew of injuries to win the South for the first time, thanks in part to the play...

College Football Bowl Schedule for 2019-20

By Steven Lassan, 2 weeks 6 days ago
College football's bowl schedule for 2019-20 is slated to start on Dec. 20 and continues until the NCAA national championship on Jan. 13 in New Orleans. This season's bowl slate once again includes 39 contests, plus the national title following the two CFB Playoff games (Fiesta and Peach). Due to a scheduling quirk, the two semifinal games will be played on Dec. 28. The Jan. 13 date...

When Does College Football Start in 2019?

By Steven Lassan, 3 weeks 22 hours ago
College football’s 2019 season officially kicks off on Saturday, Aug. 24 with two Week 0 matchups. Miami and Florida meet in Orlando, with Arizona and Hawaii set for a high-scoring affair in Honolulu later that night. 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...

Ranking the Pac-12's Toughest Non-Conference College Football Schedules in 2019

By Kyle Kensing, 3 weeks 4 days ago
Members of the Pac-12 play some of the most challenging schedules in the 2019 college football season. That much of the league plays 10, and sometimes 11, Power 5 opponents contributes to the degree of difficulty.   Stanford is taking ambitious scheduling to a whole new level in 2019, though, with one of the most impressive non-conference slates of the 21st century. The Cardinal play what...

2019 Preseason All-America Team

By Steven Lassan, 3 weeks 6 days ago
The 2019 college football season is just around the corner, and it’s time to honor the best of the best for the upcoming year. The SEC leads the way on the 2019 Athlon Sports' All-America Team with 26 overall selections, followed by the Big Ten with 21. Alabama has the most overall players selected (nine), with Clemson coming in second with eight players picked. ...

Washington Football: Chris Petersen is the Pac-12's Best Coach

By Athlon Sports, 3 weeks 6 days ago
The Pac-12 has its share of great college football coaches. But the best in the conference is Washington's Chris Peteren.   In Athlon Sports' Pac-12 Coach Rankings, the Huskies' head coach is listed at No. 1.    Here's why: Petersen enters 2019 as the unquestioned No. 1 coach in the Pac-12. After a 15-12 start to his tenure in Seattle, the Huskies have won at...

Ranking the Pac-12's College Football Coaches for 2019

By Steven Lassan, 4 weeks 3 hours ago
There's no debate for the top spot among Pac-12 coaches, as that honor belongs to Washington's Chris Petersen once again for 2019. However, it's a tough call between Stanford's David Shaw, UCLA's Chip Kelly, Washington State's Mike Leach and Utah's Kyle Whittingham for second in the conference.    Success with any college football team starts with coaching...

College Football Starting QB Rankings for 2019 (Top 130)

By Steven Lassan, 1 month 5 days ago
With summer workouts underway and fall practice right aroud the corner for all 130 college football teams, it's never too early to evaluate how every program looks at quarterback for the 2019 season. The FBS level is loaded with talent at this position for the upcoming year, as Alabama's Tua Tagovailoa and Clemson's Trevor Lawrence are neck-and-neck for the No. 1 spot...

Pac-12 Football 2019 Predictions

By Steven Lassan, 1 month 1 week ago
The Pac-12 has missed on a team earning a spot in the College Football Playoff in back-to-back seasons, and there’s a good chance that streak extends to three in a row in 2019. Athlon’s Pac-12 predictions didn’t generate a playoff team from this conference, but there are plenty of intriguing (and tight) battles to sort out.   At the top of the North Division, it’s...

Washington Football: 2019 Huskies Season Preview and Prediction

By Athlon Sports, 1 month 3 weeks ago
Washington faces its biggest rebuild in six seasons with Chris Petersen as coach — the Huskies are replacing 13 starters, including nine on defense — yet the new quarterback has team followers more hopeful than wary about what comes next.   Georgia transfer Jacob Eason brings a pro-style arm, a local pedigree (he grew up 35 miles from campus) and the ability to unify a UW fan...