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Best NCAA Tournament Teams Ever By Seed
In the 2021 NCAA Tournament, Oral Roberts came up just short of becoming the first No. 15 seed to advance to the Elite Eight, falling to Arkansas 72-70. The Golden Eagles can still lay claim to being the greatest 15-seed in the history of March...
Aaron Tallent
5 days ago
15 Best Teams That Did Not Win the NCAA Tournament
Gonzaga entered the 2021 NCAA Tournament with an opportunity to make history by going undefeated but the heavy favorites fell to Baylor in the national championship game. As great a season as the Bulldogs had up to that point, they will always be...
Athlon Sports
5 days ago
15 Best Teams That Did Not Win the NCAA Tournament
Gonzaga entered the 2021 NCAA Tournament with an opportunity to make history by going undefeated but the heavy favorites fell to Baylor in the national championship game. As great a season as the Bulldogs had up to that point, they will always be...
Athlon Sports
5 days ago
D'Eriq King, Miami Hurricanes Football
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, college football’s 2020 season was unusual in many ways. Conferences starting play at different times, canceled games, bowl matchups shifted to different locations, and more uncertainty as to who on the roster...
Steven Lassan
1 month ago
Duke Football: Blue Devils' 2021 Spring Preview
The Duke Blue Devils are set to open spring practice this weekend, eager to turn the page on a pair of forgettable seasons — with just seven total wins combined — after posting at least seven wins in five of the previous six...
Juan Jose Rodriguez
1 month ago
Bryce Young, Alabama Crimson Tide Football
The countdown to the 2021 college football season is already underway, as spring practices and position battles for spots on the depth chart for all 130 teams across the nation are already in progress in offseason workouts. As always, one of the...
Steven Lassan
1 month ago
College Football Rankings: Top 25 for 2021
It’s never too early to think about next season, so with college football’s 2020 season complete after Alabama's win in the national championship, Athlon Sports is here with its way-too-early top 25 preseason rankings...
Steven Lassan
1 month ago
Grading College Football's Head Coach Hires for 2021
College football’s 2020-21 coaching carousel featured 15 changes, including moves at Texas, Auburn, UCF, South Carolina and Illinois. With the carousel completed and all 15 jobs filled, it's time to rank and grade the new hires...
Steven Lassan
1 month ago
When Does College Football Start in 2021?
College football’s 2021 season officially kicks off on Saturday, Aug. 28 with a handful of matchups in Week 0. The schedule for that opening weekend could be tweaked, but Hawaii at UCLA and Nebraska at Illinois are the early highlights...
Steven Lassan
1 month ago
Nick Saban, Alabama Crimson Tide Football
Ranking the college football rosters for the 2021 season provides a unique window into the talent level for all teams and how that compares to win totals, conference championships, and success on a national level. Recruiting is the foundation for...
Steven Lassan
1 month ago
Where Did College Football Teams Find Their Starting Quarterbacks for 2021?
If there's one word that can be used to describe the college football quarterback landscape, it's something that coaches and fans alike don't want to see from their signal-caller — turnover. Yet for the fourth straight season,...
Mark Ross
1 month ago
ACC Football: Ranking the Rosters for 2021
Over the past decade, the Atlantic has been the dominant division of the ACC. Clemson has been king for several years and before the Tigers' arrival at the top, Florida State ruled the roost. Since Virginia Tech's conference title in 2010...
Jon Kinne
2 months ago
Nick Saban, Alabama Crimson Tide Football
College football’s 2021 National Signing Day is officially in the books. Alabama signed the best class in modern recruiting history, with Ohio State, Georgia, Clemson, Oregon, LSU, USC and Texas A&M rounding out the next tier of top...
Steven Lassan
2 months ago
Lane Kiffin, Ole Miss Rebels Football
The 2020 college football season featured 24 new coaches at FBS programs, and with the year completed, it's time to grade and rank the hires. UTSA's Jeff Traylor, Rutgers' Greg Schiano, Missouri's Eli Drinkwitz and Ole Miss'...
Steven Lassan
2 months ago
ACC Football: What to Know About the 2021 Schedule
The ACC continued a busy week of college football news with the release of its 2021 schedule on Thursday. Like all other conferences, the ACC is planning on a normal 2021 slate after a chaotic and unusual '20 campaign due to the COVID-19...
Steven Lassan
2 months ago
Kirby Smart, Georgia Bulldogs Football
The start of college football's 2021 season is still months away, but it's never too early to flip the calendar to next fall and start thinking about the games on tap. Luckily for college football fans, the 2021 calendar is loaded with...
Steven Lassan
2 months ago
Brock Purdy, Iowa State Cyclones Football
The early-entry deadline for the 2021 NFL Draft officially passed on Monday, Jan. 18. Counting seniors who passed on an extra year of eligibility and underclassmen entering early, more than 400 players declared for the next level. Ohio State...
Steven Lassan
2 months ago
Dabo Swinney, Clemson Tigers Football
The early ACC predictions for the 2021 college football season feature Clemson atop the league once again. The Tigers should be a heavy preseason favorite to claim the league title, with North Carolina and Miami pushing for a spot among the top 10-...
Steven Lassan
2 months ago
Bijan Robinson, Texas Longhorns Football
Just one game remains in the 2020-21 college football season, as the bowl slate wrapped up on Saturday, Jan. 2. It’s hard to read too much into bowl games due to opt outs and the unusual nature of the 2020 season. However, several players had...
Steven Lassan
3 months ago
DeVonta Smith, Alabama Crimson Tide Football
The Heisman Trophy will be presented on Tuesday, Jan. 5 to one of four finalists for the 2020 college football season. Florida quarterback Kyle Trask, Clemson quarterback Trevor Lawrence, Alabama wide receiver DeVonta Smith and Alabama quarterback...
Steven Lassan
3 months ago
Rondale Moore, Purdue Boilermakers Football
The 2021 NFL Draft is slated to take place in Cleveland, Ohio on April 29-May 1, and due to the COVID-19 pandemic, college football players are already declaring their intent to jump early to the next level. As of Friday, Dec. 18, 136 underclassmen...
Steven Lassan
3 months ago
Kellen Mond, Texas A&M Aggies Football
College football’s 2020-21 bowl season features 28 matchups, and Athlon’s editors are here with picks against the spread (ATS) for every postseason contest. One game is slated for Dec. 21 to start the bowl season, the Peach and Citrus...
Steven Lassan
3 months ago
Justin Fields, Ohio State Buckeyes Football
College football’s 2020-21 bowl season kicks off on Monday, Dec. 21, and continues until the national championship in Miami Gardens, Fla., on Jan. 11. With the bowl lineup set and pick’em contests set to start on Dec. 21, three writers...
Steven Lassan
3 months ago
Trevor Lawrence, Clemson Tigers Football
College football'’s regular season is over and the matchups for the 2020-21 bowl season are set. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, only 28 matchups are on tap this bowl season, as several games were canceled and 20 teams opted out of a...
Steven Lassan
3 months ago
Nick Saban, Alabama Crimson Tide Football
Weekly college football top 25 rankings are a big part of every season, and Athlon Sports will update its top 25 following the games each weekend. The 16th weekend of the 2020 season was headlined by Alabama's SEC title victory...
Steven Lassan
3 months ago

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