College Football Articles

The first year of the Justin Fuente era at Virginia Tech was a rousing success. But now the Hokies have to replace several of the stars that carried much of the weight this past fall.   It starts at quarterback where Jerod Evans unexpectedly...
Jon Kinne
2 months ago
National Signing Day is over, Tommy Armstrong graduates in May and – thanks to the hiring of a new defensive coordinator – the Cornhuskers are switching up their defensive approach.   It's a new day in Nebraska.   With...
J.P. Scott
2 months ago
The ACC has won two national titles in the past four years, something no other conference can say.   That’s due in large part to better coaching hires, improved facilities and just an overall larger commitment to football. But more...
Matt Fortuna
2 months ago
Dabo Swinney
With National Signing Day in the books, the focus for the 2017 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 already hit...
Steven Lassan
2 months ago
Kalani Sitake
BYU is a unique college football program. It is a football independent, a school attached to a religion, and there’s an honor code that student-athletes have to abide by.   So needless to say, BYU’s recruiting approach is...
Mitch Harper
2 months ago
Kyle Whittingham
Could Utah's 2017 recruiting class turn out to be the strongest one ever for the Pac-12 school?   Coaches across the nation love to hype up National Signing Day successes. In the case of the Utes, such bragging may be warranted. Utah...
John Coon
2 months ago
Brian Kelly
After their 4-8 debacle this fall, Notre Dame was eager to look ahead to 2017. With Signing Day now history and the roster for next year set, everyone associated with the program can put their focus on the upcoming season.   Related:...
Jon Kinne
2 months ago
Clay Helton
Team recruiting rankings are not a definitive sign that a given college football team will rise or fall on the gridiron in the immediate future but certainly does help paint a picture about potential success. A high-achieving class gives hope for...
Ryan Wright
2 months ago
Mike Riley
Nebraska endured a little bit of National Signing Day drama — for better and worse — but the Cornhuskers’ 2017 class is officially signed, sealed and delivered.   What are the biggest takeaways for Mike Riley’s crew...
Matt Fortuna
2 months ago
The building of the Clemson brand is just about complete. The success of the past two seasons, culminating in a recent national championship, has proven to the college football world that the Tiger program has no ceiling.   Now, it is about...
Jon Kinne
2 months ago
Jimbo Fisher
College football’s 2017 National Signing Day is officially in the books. Every FBS program inked recruits to a National Letter of Intent on Wednesday, which means coaching staffs should have a good snapshot of how their program...
Steven Lassan
2 months ago
Ed Orgeron
Recruiting is the basic blueprint for any college football program. Building a winner starts on the recruiting trail, and the data is there to back up just how important Signing Day is to all 130 teams. Sure, there are going to be hits...
Steven Lassan
2 months ago
Nick Saban
College football’s 2017 National Signing Day ended with a familiar face at the top of the team recruiting rankings: Alabama. The Crimson Tide claimed the recruiting national championship for the seventh consecutive season with a clean...
Steven Lassan
2 months ago
Nick Saban
National Signing Day, the culmination of the college football recruiting cycle, is finally here with the excitement building and continuing throughout the day on Wednesday. Those recruits that live in the eastern part of the country get their...
Ryan Wright
2 months ago
What's in a name? Kobe Buffalomeat has an idea.   Illinois State commit was the talk of National Signing Day, mainly for that amazing name of his.   Lawrence, Kansas 6'7" OL Kobe Buffalomeat (@buffalomeat10) joins a...
Jasmine Watkins
2 months ago
Dabo Swinney
Championship teams in college football are not pieced together by one recruiting class. They are built over multiple cycles. Clemson's recent national championship team was built on recruiting classes that were not necessarily considered the...
Kevin McGuire
2 months ago
Da'Shawn Hand
Despite all the time, money and energy put into scouting high school football players across the nation, the art of picking the best of the best is less science and more theory, leading to some misses here and there. Recruiting analysts can be...
Ryan Wright
2 months ago
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
2 months ago
Urban Meyer
National Signing Day is the most anticipated day of the year for high school and college football fans who track the recruiting process. All are eager to see which school earned their favorite player’s commitment and how respective collegiate...
Ryan Wright
2 months ago
Dan Mullen
National Signing Day is always a busy time in the SEC, but the first wave of early enrollees from the freshmen and junior college ranks have already hit campus in preparation for the 2017 season. Even though coaches plan out their recruiting board...
Steven Lassan
2 months ago
Christian McCaffrey
Versatility was everywhere to be found in college football's recruiting class of 2014 with a handful of special players capable of breaking big plays on offense, defense and special teams. Of course, this group also served up a healthy...
Kevin McGuire
3 months ago
Jalen Hurts
As college football programs sign new future star quarterbacks while faces we became familiar with move on to the NFL, it is time to figure out just where all of this talent comes from.   For the third year in a row, Athlon Sports has...
Matt Fortuna
3 months ago
D'Onta Foreman
After capping off their second consecutive Big 12 crown, the Oklahoma Sooners will have to fill some big holes to fill if they intend on capturing a third this fall.   Two of the 10 toughest players to replace in the Big 12 this year played...
Allen Kenney
3 months ago
College Football's 2017 Recruiting All-Name Team
National Signing Day typically happens on the first Wednesday in February every year, but perhaps it should be moved to December 25 since it essentially represents Christmas for college football head coaches across the nation. All of the hard...
Athlon Sports
3 months ago
Jack Cichy
Injuries are an unfortunate part of any college football season and usually take a toll on every FBS team by the end of the year. Several key players were hit by the injury bug in 2016, including a handful of big names from the Big Ten....
Steven Lassan
3 months ago

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