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College Football's Coaches on the Hot Seat for 2019

By Steven Lassan, 3 weeks 3 days ago
College football’s 2019 season features 27 new coaches, so the hot seat talk and carousel could be less active this fall than it was last November. However, as usual, plenty of coaches are feeling pressure for the 2019 season. USC's Clay Helton takes the top spot after a disappointing 5-7 mark in 2018, with New Mexico's Bob Davie, Rutgers' Chris Ash and UNLV's...

College Football's Top 25 Breakout Quarterbacks for 2019

By Steven Lassan, 3 weeks 4 days ago
College football returns plenty of stars at the quarterback position for 2019, but there's another wave of players ready to emerge with a breakout year. Alabama's Tua Tagovailoa, Clemson's Trevor Lawrence, Georgia's Jake Fromm, Texas' Sam Ehlinger and Oregon's Justin Herbert are just a few of the big names returning this fall, while Nebraska's Adrian Martinez and...

Examining the Over/Under 2019 Win Totals for the Big 12

By Matt Josephs, 1 month 15 hours ago
The Big 12 this year once again should be Oklahoma's playground with Texas nipping at their heels. The big question will be if any teams in the middle of the pack can also take the next step and be a threat. There are some intriguing options in Oklahoma State, Iowa State and potentially Baylor. West Virginia and Kansas State could take steps back considering what they lost this offseason....

College Football's Impact Quarterback Transfers for 2019

By Steven Lassan, 1 month 1 day ago
The transfer portal and player movement has been a popular topic throughout the offseason, but quarterback transfers have always been an interesting storyline prior to any college football season. That's certainly the case in 2019, as a number of high-profile players have changed teams for the upcoming year. Jalen Hurts is making the move from Alabama to Oklahoma, while Justin Fields...

Ranking the Big 12's Toughest College Football Schedules in 2019

By Allen Kenney, 1 month 3 days ago
Between the round-robin conference schedule and just three non-conference games, Big 12 teams don't have many opportunities to differentiate their schedules. Typically, schedule difficulty is dictated by home-road splits and marquee non-Big 12 games.   This year, one Big 12 program is playing one of the biggest non-conference games of the season. Another has two Power 5 conference...

Big 12 Media Days: One Key Question for Every Team

By Allen Kenney, 1 month 6 days ago
In a sign that the college football season is quickly approaching, conference media days are here. Big 12 programs will assemble on July 15 and 16 at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas.   Ironically, the annual gabfests rarely produce major news. Coaches and media-trained players know all too well at this point how to offer up canned answers about taking it one game at a time and making...

College Football's Top 35 Coordinator Hires for 2019

By Steven Lassan, 1 month 1 week ago
Whether it was head coaches, coordinators or position coaches, college football's coaching carousel was especially active this offseason. In addition to the 27 changes among head coaches, there were numerous and important hires for coordinators. Oklahoma's Alex Grinch takes the top spot as the No. 1 coordinator hire for 2019, followed by three offensive play-callers in Ole Miss' Rich...

Big 12 Wild Card Players in 2019

By Allen Kenney, 1 month 1 week ago
A year ago, the big question in Big 12 country was whether the Oklahoma Sooners could continue their streak of conference championships with star quarterback Baker Mayfield off to the NFL. Kyler Murray came along and racked up a second consecutive Heisman Trophy for the program while piloting OU to another Big 12 title and a spot in the College Football Playoff.   Unknowns like Murray...

College Football 2019 Conference Power Rankings

By Athlon Sports, 1 month 1 week ago
The pecking order among college football conferences going into the 2019 season is fairly stable. As expected (and once again), the SEC ranks as college football’s No. 1 conference. Alabama is Athlon's pick to win the 2019 national championship, with Georgia checking in at No. 3 and Florida, LSU and Texas A&M projected to finish inside of the top 10. The Big Ten ranks second and is...