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College Football Top 130 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
14 hours 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
1 day ago
Big 12's Best Quarterback Matchups of 2019
While the Big 12 has taken its lumps on the field at times, one thing the conference does unquestionably well is produce quality quarterbacks by the bunches. The league can lay claim to nine NFL first-round picks at the position in the past decade...
Allen Kenney
1 day 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
2 days 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
2 days ago
Gary Patterson, TCU Horned Frogs Football
The Big 12 has a strong group of coaches in place for the 2019 season. TCU's Gary Patterson leads the way in the rankings, but Oklahoma's Lincoln Riley, Oklahoma State's Mike Gundy, Texas' Tom Herman and Iowa State's Matt...
Steven Lassan
5 days 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 FBS season brings plenty of surprises, disappointments and unexpected teams emerging...
Steven Lassan
5 days ago
College Football 2019 All-America Team
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,...
Steven Lassan
1 week ago
Ranking the Big 12's Toughest Non-Conference College Football Schedules in 2019
The Big 12's round-robin schedule doesn't give its members much room to maneuver in setting up non-conference games. Most programs try to ensure they have one game against another opponent from a major conference and two matchups with teams...
Allen Kenney
1 week ago
College Football Starting Quarterback Rankings for 2019
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...
Steven Lassan
2 weeks ago
Sam Ehlinger, Texas Longhorns Football
Oklahoma has claimed four conference titles in a row, so it’s no surprise coach Lincoln Riley’s team leads the way in the 2019 Big 12 predictions. The Sooners have a slight edge over Texas in Athlon’s projections, with seven teams...
Steven Lassan
2 weeks ago
Charlie Brewer, Baylor Bears Football
As good as last year's phenomenal turnaround was — from 1–11 to 7–6 — Baylor coach Matt Rhule's consistent message is that it's not good enough.   "We have to keep elevating our level of expectation,...
Athlon Sports
3 weeks ago
Big 12 Football 2019 All-Conference Team
Oklahoma, Texas and Iowa State are a step ahead of the rest of the Big 12 in Athlon's projections for 2019, and these three teams lead the way in selections for the 2019 All-Big 12 team. The Longhorns place 15 picks on the all-conference team,...
Steven Lassan
1 month ago
Big 12 Quarterback Rankings 2019
The Big 12 Conference has seen its share of talented quarterbacks in recent years, and the 2019 season features a couple of All-America candidates in Oklahoma's Jalen Hurts and Texas' Sam Ehlinger. The Sooners have produced back-to-back...
Steven Lassan
1 month ago
Ranking All 130 College Football Coaching Jobs for 2019
Debating the best job among all 130 college football teams or within any conference is always an ongoing discussion. The debate doesn’t start with a small sample size but should take into account more of a long-term (both past and future) in...
Athlon Sports
1 month ago
Thomas MacVittie, Kansas Jayhawks Football
Finding or developing a quarterback is no easy task for any college football coach. This position is one of the hardest to evaluate in high school, and as evidenced by the recent wave of departures, quarterbacks often transfer early in their career...
Steven Lassan
1 month ago
Top 20 Big 12 2020 NFL Draft Prospects to Watch
The Big 12 has been the butt of jokes for years around the NFL draft. That might have changed in 2019.   The offense-heavy conference had 26 players selected in this year’s draft, an average of 2.6 players per team. While that trailed...
Allen Kenney
1 month ago
David Sills, West Virginia Mountaineers Football
With the 2019 NFL Draft officially in the books, it’s time to look back and see which of college football’s biggest stars went undrafted. Whether it was concerns about size, overall talent, how a player will transition from scheme...
Steven Lassan
1 month ago
Early 2020 NFL Draft Prospect Top 50 Rankings
The ink on the 2019 NFL Draft is barely dry but some of the attention has already shifted to next year's event. And while that partly may due to the anticipation of the draft taking place in Las Vegas, the players projected to headline the 2020...
Athlon Sports
1 month ago
Baylor Bears vs. Syracuse Orange Prediction: NCAA Tournament First Round Preview
Neither Baylor nor Syracuse are strangers to NCAA Tournament success during this decade. For that reason, their matchup on Thursday in Salt Lake City promises to be one of the must-see first-round games.   The Orange made Final Four runs in...
John Coon
3 months ago
Baylor Football: Bears' 2019 Spring Preview
Against the odds, Matt Rhule is heading into his third spring session as head coach of the Baylor Bears.   Rhule has attracted the attention of the NFL in the last two offseasons. Instead of bolting for the pros, he has positioned Baylor as...
Allen Kenney
3 months ago
College Football Rankings
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...
Steven Lassan
3 months ago
Ranking the Big 12 College Football Coaching Jobs
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...
Athlon Sports
3 months ago
Nick Saban, Alabama Crimson Tide Football
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...
Steven Lassan
4 months ago
KJ Jefferson, Arkansas Razorbacks Football
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...
Steven Lassan
4 months ago

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