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West Virginia Football: Mountaineers' 2019 Spring Preview

By Nicholas Ian Allen, 3 months 3 days ago
Despite a 31-8 record and multiple victories over blue-blood programs at Troy, new West Virginia football head coach Neal Brown was passed over for several Power 5 jobs. But the wait was worth it as Brown jumped into the Big 12 with the Mountaineers following the departure of Dana Holgorsen.   Now, Brown and his new coaching staff have 15 spring practices to implement a new philosophy,...

College Football Rankings: 2019 Pre-Spring Top 130 Teams

By Steven Lassan, 3 months 1 week ago
With signing day in the books, and rosters largely set for the 2019 season, spring practice is now the focus for all 130 college football teams. And with every program hitting the field for offseason workouts, it’s never too early to look at the year ahead and project where all 130 teams could rank when the official Athlon Sports magazine predictions are released later this summer....

Ranking the Big 12 College Football Coaching Jobs

By Athlon Sports, 3 months 1 week ago
Looking for an indication that the Big 12 is a really good league? Kansas State, a school that has won at least 10 games nine times since 1995, is ranked ninth on our list of top programs in the Big 12. Looking for an indication why the Big 12 is a step or two behind the other top conferences in the nation? Oklahoma State was our pick as the No. 3 program in the league. That’s no knock on...

10 Most Intriguing Big 12 Non-Conference Games of 2019

By Allen Kenney, 3 months 2 weeks ago
Sept. 14 is shaping up as a huge day for the Big 12 conference in 2019.   Six of the league’s members are slated to play opponents from other Power 5 conferences that day. Another, Kansas, is playing Boston College the night before. In other words, the conference as a whole can make a strong statement about its depth and strength in week three.   The Sept. 14 games aren...

West Virginia Football: 5 Newcomers to Watch for the Mountaineers 2019

By Nicholas Ian Allen, 3 months 3 weeks ago
New West Virginia football head coach Neal Brown didn’t have much time, but he and his new Mountaineers coaching staff did an admirable job holding together the recruiting class his predecessor, Dana Holgorsen, compiled — especially at the much-needed receiver position. Brown added a few late recruits as well, which helped West Virginia hold on to the No. 7 spot in the Big 12...

Ranking College Football's Rosters for 2019

By Steven Lassan, 3 months 3 weeks 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 10 Impact True Freshmen Quarterbacks for 2019

By Steven Lassan, 3 months 3 weeks ago
With National Signing Day in the books, the focus for the 2019 college football season shifts to spring practices, quarterback battles, and upcoming offseason workouts. While most freshmen won’t arrive until the summer, a handful of incoming recruits already hit campus prior to spring ball. The quarterback position is a major focal point of interest throughout the offseason for...

Ranking the Big 12's Football Rosters for 2019

By Allen Kenney, 4 months 10 hours ago
The Texas Longhorns won back the Golden Hat last year from the Oklahoma Sooners, although their rivals from south of the Red River got the last laugh in the Big 12 title game. Something else the Longhorns recovered from OU: the top spot in the Big 12 in overall roster talent.   For the second year in a row, UT snagged the No. 3 recruiting class in the entire country. The Sooners didn...

College Football's Early Top 50 Players for 2019

By Steven Lassan, 4 months 2 days ago
The 2019 college football season is still months away, but the start of spring practice is inching closer for all 130 teams (some have already begun), so it’s never too early to look ahead at the upcoming year and rank some of the top players returning to the gridiron. Quarterbacks take the top spot in the rankings for '19. Alabama's Tua Tagovailoa narrowly edges Clemson's...

College Football's Top 20 Impact True Freshmen for 2019

By Steven Lassan, 4 months 1 week ago
College football’s 2019 National Signing Day is officially in the books. 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 their program looks for the upcoming season. And if teams didn't fill their needs on the recruiting trail, a trip to the transfer...