College Football Articles

There are surprise teams every college football season, on both the good and the bad end of things. The 2016 season seemed particularly heavy on the bad end, with a number of highly-touted teams in the preseason — or teams that were coming...
Matt Fortuna
5 months ago
Desmond King
The 2016 college football season – for the most part – was a memorable one for the Big Ten. The conference had four teams in the national title picture all season long and inserted itself squarely into the conversation about the best...
J.P. Scott
5 months ago
Dino Babers
College football’s 2017 National Signing Day is less than 10 days away, but some freshman and junior college prospects have already arrived on campus. The ACC has its share of talent through the freshmen ranks on the way and a small junior...
Steven Lassan
5 months ago
Evan Engram
When it comes to NFL 53-man rosters, versatility is invaluable. And at the tight end position there is not a prospect in the 2017 NFL Draft more versatile than Ole Miss' Evan Engram.   Related: 2017 NFL Mock Draft 1.0   Engram...
J.P. Scott
5 months ago
Edge rushers are as coveted as ever by NFL teams, and the position that’s best represented by the FCS level at the Reese’s Senior Bowl this week is defensive end.   Chattanooga’s Keionta Davis, Villanova’s Tanoh...
Craig Haley
5 months ago
Mitch Trubisky
It was a banner football season for the ACC with a 9-3 bowl record and a national championship. One of the primary reasons for the league’s success was the number of quality quarterbacks in the conference. In 2017, many of the ACC teams that...
Jon Kinne
5 months ago
Lamar Jackson
The 2017 college football season is still seven months away, but it’s never too early to look ahead at the upcoming year. Several of the nation’s top players left for the NFL, including Clemson quarterback Deshaun Watson, Florida State...
Steven Lassan
5 months ago
Baker Mayfield
For better or worse, college football's Heisman Trophy is the most prestigious individual award in team sports, drawing hype and controversy from the beginning of the season till the end. Lamar Jackson won it last year, but that didn’t...
Matt Fortuna
5 months ago
There have been offseasons with more head coaching changes in the FCS, but the way the carousel has spun recently, this is one of the wilder rides.   The subdivision has had changes at 16 schools, including five that finished in the Top 25....
Craig Haley
5 months ago
Bryce Love
In case you missed it: A number of high-profile college football stars declared early for the NFL Draft. Several even skipped their bowl games, which caused hysterics in some corners. In any event, it is now time for a new crop of talented...
Matt Fortuna
5 months ago
Noah Brown
Although it’s early in the evaluation process, it doesn’t look the 2017 NFL Draft will feature many wide receivers taken in the first round. That doesn’t mean there aren’t quality options available, however, as the position...
J.P. Scott
5 months ago
Sam Darnold
A transition year was expected in 2016 for the Pac-12, but the conference produced a playoff contender (Washington) and one of the nation’s hottest teams at the end of the season (USC). Additionally, the surprise emergence of Colorado in the...
Steven Lassan
5 months ago
Mike Leach is not going to be on the good side of the SEC anytime soon.   The Washington State coach mentioned the SEC in an interview with The Clarion-Ledger. Leach over the years has taken flack for the way he runs his offense and its...
Jasmine Watkins
5 months ago
Demario McCall
Sure, J.T. Barrett, Saquon Barkley and a cast of other familiar faces in the Big Ten are returning to their schools next season. But after a 2016 that saw the league finish with four teams in the final top 10 of both major polls, the Big Ten will...
Matt Fortuna
5 months ago
Deondre Francois
The ACC continued its upward trajectory after the conference claimed its second national championship in four seasons after Clemson’s victory over Alabama on Jan. 9. Thanks to outstanding coaching hires in recent years, the ACC has made...
Steven Lassan
5 months ago
Joshua Dobbs
The 2017 NFL Draft looks to be yet another edition of the event where quarterback-starved franchises are digging deeper than they normally do in hopes of finding a long-term solution at the most critical position. This is evident in North Carolina...
J.P. Scott
5 months ago
Jacques Patrick
The ACC saw more than a dozen underclassmen declare for the upcoming NFL Draft, most of whom probably did not come as a surprise to their teammates and fans. Still, this is a league that was arguably the best in the nation in 2016, and it will be...
Matt Fortuna
5 months ago
Saquon Barkley
The battle for conference supremacy is an ongoing race to catch the SEC, but the Big Ten has made considerable progress in recent years to close the gap. Thanks to outstanding coaching hires, Ohio State (Urban Meyer), Penn State (James Franklin),...
Steven Lassan
5 months ago
Cleveland Browns offensive lineman Joe Thomas may be out of school, but he still has thoughts on college and criticism for the NCAA.   When news of Oregon players being hospitalized due to a grueling workout became public, that was...
Jasmine Watkins
5 months ago
Urban Meyer
The NFL Draft’s early entry deadline officially passed on Monday evening and over 90 players declared for the next level. The official list of players leaving for the NFL will be released on Friday. While the official list isn't out yet,...
Steven Lassan
5 months ago
The most-used phrase among NFL Draft prospects coming from the FCS level is, “I have a chip on my shoulder.”   It’s understandable. Such prospects go from being all-conference and All-American to being considered “...
Craig Haley
5 months ago
Jalen Hurts
Even though Alabama made the national championship game and claimed the No. 1 ranking for the CFB Playoff, the 2016 college football season was a down year for the SEC. Every team outside of the Crimson Tide finished with at least four losses....
Steven Lassan
5 months ago
Nick Saban
Clemson will enter the 2017 season as college football's reigning national champion, but it’s the Tigers’ division rival, Florida State, along with — dare we say — Clemson’s national title game rival, Alabama,...
Matt Fortuna
5 months ago
Rashan Gary
The definition of a breakout player in college football varies from each analyst or fanbase, but one thing is certain when looking ahead at the next season and the players returning. Regardless of the position, breakout players will have...
Steven Lassan
5 months ago
Baker Mayfield
The Big 12 embarks on another new era in 2017. The league passed on expansion to remain a 10-team league, but a conference championship game returns in December. With a nine-game schedule and 10 teams, the league is guaranteed a rematch in...
Steven Lassan
5 months ago

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