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Ranking the ACC's Toughest College Football Schedules in 2019
One theme of this offseason is how Clemson has an easy path to the College Football Playoff because the ACC will be weak in 2019. While no one knows for sure what will happen from September through December, there will be no mystery about the...
Jon Kinne
3 days ago
Justin Fields, Ohio State Buckeyes Football
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...
Steven Lassan
4 days ago
Mack Brown, North Carolina Tar Heels Football
Mack Brown didn't have a lot of options for his re-entry into the coaching world, and it didn't have anything to do with the fact that he was a 67-year-old aiming to rejoin the profession from which he had been "retired" for five...
Athlon Sports
4 days ago
What Could a Hypothetical ACC vs. Big Ten Football Challenge Look Like?
The men's basketball teams from Atlantic Coast Conference and the Big Ten have paired off against each other on an annual basis since 1999. The meetings have occurred at campus venues for the most part. This arrangement livens up the non-...
John La Fleur
4 days ago
Clemson Football: Why the Tigers Will or Won't Make the College football Playoff in 2019
Four years, four College Football Playoff appearances. Two titles. Another championship game appearance. Recruiting that has gone to another level. And a continuity on the coaching staff that is envied by all in the game.   Clemson has now...
Jon Kinne
1 week ago
College Football Top 25 Rankings for 2019
The 2019 college football season officially begins on Saturday, Aug. 24, but it's never too early to start thinking about what might transpire this fall. Each NCAAF season brings plenty of surprises, disappointments and unexpected teams...
Steven Lassan
1 week ago
Georgia Football: D’Andre Swift
College football is deep with great running backs this upcoming season. One of the best in NCAA football right now is Georgia's D’Andre Swift.   In Athlon Sports' Top 60 Running Back Rankings, the Bulldogs player is listed...
Athlon Sports
1 week ago
College Football's Top 35 Coordinator Hires for 2019
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...
Steven Lassan
1 week ago
College Football Bowl Projections for 2019-20
College football's 2019 season is less than 50 days away, but it’s never too early to make projections and predictions on how the bowl games and playoff pairings may look by the time the CFB Playoff selection committee meets in...
Steven Lassan
1 week ago
Alabama Crimson Tide Football
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...
Athlon Sports
1 week ago
Trevor Lawrence, Clemson Tigers Football
Major League Baseball’s 2019 All-Star Game is slated for Tuesday night, July 9 at Progressive Field in Cleveland, Ohio. While the Midsummer Classic won’t satisfy the hunger for football at this point in the summer, the All-Star Game got...
Steven Lassan
2 weeks ago
Lynn Bowden, Kentucky Wildcats Football
The start of the 2019 college football season is officially 50 days away. With the start of the upcoming season approaching on Aug. 24 and to mark 50 days until kickoff, Athlon Sports decided to pick 50 players we felt were underrated going...
Steven Lassan
2 weeks ago
Top 25 College Football QB Showdowns in 2019
If you want to win big in college football, your first item of business is finding a quarterback who can make all the plays. There's no position more important on the field and a good one can be the difference between a conference title and...
Bryan Fischer
2 weeks ago
Clemson Football: Travis Etienne
College football is deep with great running backs this upcoming season. One of the best in NCAA football right now is the Tigers' Travis Etienne.   In Athlon Sports' Top 60 Running Back Rankings, the Tigers' player is listed at...
Athlon Sports
2 weeks ago
College Football's Top 60 Running Backs for 2019
The 2019 college football season returns a deep group of running backs, including Wisconsin's Jonathan Taylor and Clemson's Travis Etienne. Taylor and Etienne take the top spot in running back rankings for the upcoming year, with Arizona...
Steven Lassan
2 weeks ago
Clemson Football: Ranking the Toughest Games on the Tigers' Schedule
It's all right there for them again. After winning two national titles in three years and despite losing a slew of defensive stars, Clemson is once again in everyone's top two entering the 2019 season. It would be a major surprise if come...
Jon Kinne
2 weeks ago
College Football's Top 25 Toughest Non-Conference Schedules for 2019
Non-conference scheduling is one of the more contentious topics in a sport that feeds on contentious topics. The College Football Playoff has yet to establish a clear guideline when navigating the non-conference terrain, so scheduling continues to...
Kyle Kensing
3 weeks ago
College Football Top 100 Team Rankings for 2019
College football's 2019 season officially begins on Aug. 24, but it's never too early to project where all 130 teams will finish at the end of the year. Athlon Sports released its top 25 in May and now it's time to project the rest of...
Steven Lassan
3 weeks ago
Ranking All 130 College Football Head Coaches for 2019
Ranking all 130 college football head coaches before the 2019 season is an impossible task. However, as Athlon Sports has done for each of the last eight years leading up to the start of the upcoming season, we set out to sort out every FBS...
Steven Lassan
3 weeks ago
Bryce Perkins, Virginia Cavaliers Football
The start of the 2019 college football season is just under two months away, and FanDuel is out with its over/under win total future bets for the upcoming year. As expected, there were plenty of interesting projections when the company released its...
Steven Lassan
3 weeks ago
Top 25 College Football Non-Conference Games of 2019
Between conference realignment and the perceived importance of strong schedules in the eyes of the College Football Playoff committee, the number of intriguing non-conference matchups seems to grow larger each year. Many programs are beginning to...
J.P. Scott
3 weeks ago
Virginia Tech Football: Ranking the Toughest Games on the Hokies' Schedule
In hindsight, Virginia Tech's schedule in 2018 provided plenty of opportunities. Notre Dame was going to be a bear, but the Hokies faced two Group of 5 teams and an FCS foe in non-conference action. The random ACC crossover game was against a...
Jon Kinne
3 weeks ago
ACC Wild Card Players in 2019
Certainly, Clemson was among the nation's best college football teams from day one in 2018. On the other end of the spectrum, Louisville was going to struggle last season due to key personnel losses and dysfunction in the...
Jon Kinne
3 weeks ago
College Football Bowl Schedule for 2019-20
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...
Steven Lassan
3 weeks ago
When Does College Football Start in 2019?
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...
Steven Lassan
3 weeks ago

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