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Way-Too-Early College Football Top 25 for 2018
The start of college football's 2018 season is still several months away, but it's never too early to look ahead and predict how the top 25 could look by next year. While there will be many personnel changes and coaching moves prior to...
Steven Lassan
9 hours ago
Way-Too-Early College Football Top 25 for 2018
The start of college football's 2018 season is still several months away, but it's never too early to look ahead and predict how the top 25 could look by next year. While there will be many personnel changes and coaching moves prior to...
Steven Lassan
9 hours ago
Saquon Barkley
It’s conference championship week in the NFL as we’ve gone from 32 teams with a shot at the Lombardi Trophy months ago to just four with only three more games left this season. While the Patriots, Eagles, Vikings and Jaguars are all...
Bryan Fischer
10 hours ago
Dabo Swinney, Clemson Tigers Football
The NFL's early entry deadline for the 2018 draft officially passed on Monday evening and over 100 players declared for the next level. The deadline produced a few surprises, as Clemson's defensive line remained intact with Christian...
Steven Lassan
11 hours ago
Dabo Swinney, Clemson Tigers Football
The NFL's early entry deadline for the 2018 draft officially passed on Monday evening and over 100 players declared for the next level. The deadline produced a few surprises, as Clemson's defensive line remained intact with Christian...
Steven Lassan
11 hours ago
Gus Malzahn
When the 2018 college football season begins, it will do so in familiar fashion with Alabama kicking off a new year as the defending champions and everyone else trying to catch up. Naturally, the Crimson Tide will be involved in a number of games...
Kevin McGuire
11 hours ago
Miles Sanders
For the second straight season, more than a dozen Big Ten players declared early for the NFL draft. While there are some significant losses among the 13 departures, including the conference’s offensive player, defensive back and wide receiver...
Mark Ross
12 hours ago
Karan Higdon
Nobody surrounding the Michigan program is pleased with how the 2017 season played out. A loss to your in-state rival, again. Blown out by Penn State. Another defeat to Ohio State. And an embarrassing blown lead in the Outback Bowl game against an...
Mike Bainbridge
12 hours ago
Will Grier
The confetti has barely settled on the turf at Mercedes-Benz Stadium, but it’s never too early to look ahead to next year — especially when there are so many reasons to be excited for the future of a program. The first-ever early...
Nicholas Ian Allen
13 hours ago
Zach Allen
There were major swings in either direction, but in 2017 the Boston College Eagles found their usual level under head coach Steve Addazio.   In his fifth season at the helm, Addazio guided the Eagles to their fourth 7-6 season. Once again,...
Adam Kurkjian
13 hours ago
Jim Harbaugh
An outstanding postseason with the first overtime games in both College Football Playoff National Championship and Rose Bowl history put a fitting cap on what was an unforgettable 2017 college football campaign.   Preseason No. 1...
Kyle Kensing
1 day ago
Jake Browning, Washington Huskies Football
The Pac-12 is a league in transition on the gridiron for the 2018 college football season. The conference is set to feature five new head coaches, including Chip Kelly at UCLA and Herm Edwards at Arizona State. In addition to the turnover at the...
Steven Lassan
1 day ago
This week’s two major college football all-star games are overflowing with players from the FCS level.   The 93rd annual East-West Shrine Game boasts 16 players from the subdivision, while there’s a whopping 22 at the seventh...
Craig Haley
1 day ago
It's no secret that Alabama's freshman quarterback Tua Tagovailoa was the breakout star of the National Championship game.    When Jalen Hurts had a shaky first half against the lockdown defense of Georgia, Nick Saban...
Jasmine Watkins
4 days ago
Rodney Anderson, Oklahoma Sooners Football
Oklahoma opens 2018 looking to claim its fourth consecutive Big 12 title. Coach Lincoln Riley’s team was just a few plays away from earning a trip to the national championship game in 2017, and the roster is still loaded with talent for...
Steven Lassan
4 days ago
In the latest Cover 2 podcast, Braden Gall and Mitch Light are joined by Steven Lassan to discuss Athlon Sports’ Way Too Early 2018 Top 25.   Items discussed:   • Alabama is No. 1. Again. (Boring!)   • Why is...
Mitch Light
5 days ago
It’s always such a bittersweet moment when we crown a new national champion in college football. Alabama has just brushed the confetti off its shoulders and carried the title trophy to its awaiting bus. Fans of the two teams left the...
Eric Sorenson
5 days ago
Travis Etienne, Clemson Tigers Football
The top of the ACC in 2018 could look a lot like the 2017 standings. Clemson has claimed three consecutive conference titles and begins the preseason as the favorite for next fall. The Tigers should have an explosive offense, while the defense...
Steven Lassan
5 days ago
Every school would love to have a Steve Spurrier situation. The Ol’ Ball Coach famously won the Heisman Trophy as Florida’s QB before leading the Gators to a national title as head coach.   Currently, there are quite a few...
Athlon Sports
5 days ago
UCF Fans Place Billboard Ad in Tuscaloosa Aimed at Alabama
UCF went undefeated and became Peach Bowl Champions, but that may not be enough.   The Knights faithful held a parade and believe their team is the "real" national champions. They even went as far as placing a...
Jasmine Watkins
6 days ago
There are plenty of things Nick Saban expects from his players, but Tua Tagovailoa brings a little something extra to the table.   The freshman quarterback seems to be quite the ukulele player and a pretty good singer as well...
Jasmine Watkins
6 days ago
Tua Tagovailoa, Alabama Crimson Tide Football
After a thrilling, All-SEC national championship game in Atlanta, the Jan. 8 meeting could be the start of a run of Georgia-Alabama matchups in meaningful spots in a college football season. The Bulldogs and Crimson Tide begin 2018 at the top...
Steven Lassan
6 days ago
Ranking every FBS team, top 130 college football
The 2017-18 college football season is officially in the books, and it’s time to take a look back at the year with full 130 team rankings for every FBS team based upon the body of work. Alabama defeated Georgia on Jan. 8 to claim the national...
Steven Lassan
1 week ago
In the latest Cover 2 podcast, Braden Gall and Mitch Light recap on Monday’s night’s thrilling national title game.   Items discussed:   • Nick Saban’s gutsy decision to bench Jalen Hurts in favor of true...
Mitch Light
1 week ago
Tua Tagovailoa
ATLANTA — Brian Daboll might just be the most disliked man in the state of Georgia.   A year ago he felt the confetti fall from the rafters at Super Bowl LI as an NFL assistant, helping the New England Patriots storm back to...
Bryan Fischer
1 week ago

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