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Noah Fant, Iowa Hawkeyes Football
College football’s 2018 season features a talented group of tight ends, headlined by Iowa’s Noah Fant and Missouri’s Albert Okwuegbunam. Fant and Okwuegbunam each caught 11 touchdown grabs last fall and take the top two spots in...
Steven Lassan
8 months ago
Best Coaches in College Football
Ranking all 130 college football head coaches is an impossible task. However, as Athlon Sports has done for each of the last seven seasons leading up to the start of the upcoming year, we set out to sort out every FBS head coach from No. 1 to the...
Steven Lassan
9 months ago
All-America Football Team
The 2018 college football season is just around the corner, and it’s time to honor the best of the best for the upcoming year. The Big Ten and SEC are considered by most to be the top conferences for 2018, so it should be no...
Steven Lassan
9 months ago
College Football coach Willie Taggart
College football scheduling lacking complete uniformity is one of the sport's beautiful quirks, or a frustrating point of contention, depending on your perspective. The fact that teams within the same conference can play very different slates...
Kyle Kensing
9 months ago
Nick Saban, Alabama Crimson Tide Football
Nick Saban is the unquestioned No. 1 coach in the SEC for 2018, but the league's depth at the top has improved since last season. Georgia's Kirby Smart makes a big jump to No. 3 after nearly guiding the program to a national title in his...
Steven Lassan
9 months ago
Tua Tagovailoa, Alabama Crimson Tide Football
After winning its fifth title in nine seasons last year, Alabama is primed for another run at the national championship and SEC title in 2018. The Crimson Tide are the pick in 2018 SEC predictions to edge Auburn and win the West Division and knock...
Steven Lassan
9 months ago
Auburn Tigers QB Jarrett Stidham
If you want to win big in college football, it's no secret that you're going to need some quality play out of the most important position on the field - quarterback. If there's any doubt about it, just look up recent Heisman Trophy...
Bryan Fischer
9 months ago
Bryce Love, Stanford Cardinal Football
With Bryce Love returning to Stanford, along with the continued emergence of Wisconsin's Jonathan Taylor, Ohio State's J.K. Dobbins and Boston College's AJ Dillon, the running back position is stocked with talent for the 2018 college...
Steven Lassan
9 months ago
Jarrett Stidham, Auburn Football
Auburn lost some key players to the NFL, but the Tigers are talented enough and ready to defend their SEC West title. The offense will follow quarterback Jarrett Stidham's lead, especially with some uncertainty in the backfield. The...
Athlon Sports
10 months ago
Tua Tagovailoa, Alabama Crimson Tide Football
The best overall collection of talent in college football usually resides in the SEC, so it should be no surprise the league is loaded with contenders for all-conference honors in 2018. Georgia leads the way with 13 selections on Athlon's 2018...
Steven Lassan
10 months ago
Jim Harbaugh, Michigan Wolverines Football
College football's 2018 season is still a few months away, but the debate about preseason predictions and rankings will start to heat up even more over the next few weeks. For most college football fans, one of the annual traditions each summer...
Steven Lassan
10 months ago
Auburn Tigers QB Jarrett Stidham
If you want to win big in college football, it's no secret that you're going to need some quality play out of the most important position on the field -- quarterback. If there's any doubt about it, just look up recent Heisman Trophy...
Bryan Fischer
10 months ago
College Football Texas A&M Aggies
Year in and year out, the SEC provides more than its fair share of college football's toughest matchups. And it takes a very special team to successfully navigate the weekly grind of a typical SEC football schedule. While every SEC slate is a...
Rob McVey
10 months ago
Will Grier, West Virginia Mountaineers Football
With spring practice completed for all 130 college football teams, it's never too early to evaluate how every program looks at quarterback for the 2018 season. College football lost a handful of stars from last season, including USC's Sam...
Steven Lassan
10 months ago
South Carolina Gamecocks WR Deebo Samuel
The unforgiving nature of having to face eight other SEC teams every season can be daunting enough on its own. That's why most SEC teams tend to err on the side of caution when scheduling their non-conference opposition year after...
Rob McVey
10 months ago
Tua Tagovailoa, Alabama Crimson Tide Football
Led by Missouri’s Drew Lock and Alabama’s Tua Tagovailoa, the SEC boasts a deep group of quarterbacks for the 2018 season. Lock earned first-team All-SEC honors last fall, while Tagovailoa is poised for a breakout year – if he can...
Steven Lassan
10 months ago
Clemson Tigers DT Dexter Lawrence
The 2018 NFL Draft is still fresh in everyone’s minds, but the work has already begun by pro scouts and analysts alike for the 2019 edition. In looking at Athlon Sports’ early top 50 prospects for the 2019 NFL Draft, two things...
Athlon Sports
10 months ago
Auburn Tigers College Football
Auburn navigated one of college football’s most grueling schedules during the 2017 season, taking on eventual playoff teams Clemson, Alabama and Georgia. Despite the tough sledding, the Tigers managed to go 10-4, including 7-1 in the SEC as...
Ryan Wright
11 months ago
The No. 4-seed Auburn Tigers and the No. 13 Clemson Tigers will face off on Sunday in the second round of the NCAA Tournament for the right to move on to the Sweet 16. Auburn outlasted the College of Charleston in the opening round of the...
Antwan Staley
1 year ago
Gus Malzahn
The Auburn Tigers improbable run to a SEC West title in 2017 has been put in the rearview mirror with the start of spring practices on The Plains. The success from last year will be motivation going forward, but the task for every college football...
Ryan Wright
1 year ago
Kam Martin
Since the Ralph Jordan era in the 1960s and ‘70’s, the Auburn Tigers have given fans good reason to fill Jordan-Hare Stadium on Saturdays. Jordan set the tone for the program in the modern era, advancing to seven consecutive bowl games...
Ryan Wright
1 year ago
Mark Dantonio, Michigan State Spartans Football
Rankings are nothing new when it comes to college football and basketball, but what about combining the two sports? That’s what Athlon Sports has set out to do once again this offseason, sizing up the coaching tandems in both for...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Nick Saban, Alabama Crimson Tide Football
The SEC’s coaching depth has only gotten better with Jimbo Fisher leaving Florida State to take over at Texas A&M. Fisher adds to the conference’s national championship pedigree, which is led by Alabama’s Nick Saban of course...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Nick Saban, Alabama Crimson Tide Football
Recruiting is the foundation for winning national championships, competing for CFB Playoff berths or winning at a high level in college football. While recruiting rankings aren’t 100 percent accurate, there is plenty of truth in the rankings...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Clay Helton, USC Trojans Football
With National Signing Day in the books, the focus for the 2018 college football season shifts to spring practices and upcoming offseason workouts. While most freshmen won’t arrive until the summer, a handful of incoming recruits...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago

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