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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
4 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
6 hours 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
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
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
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
With nine weeks of action from the 2017 season in the books, it's time to revamp the full top 130 team projections and predictions and rank every FBS team in college football. With nine weeks completed, the 2017 college football season has...
Steven Lassan
1 week ago
Devonta Smith, Alabama Crimson Tide Football
Alabama is back on top of the college football world once again. The Crimson Tide used a furious second-half rally behind freshman quarterback Tua Tagovailoa to beat Georgia 26-23 in overtime. The victory over the Bulldogs secured Alabama’s...
Steven Lassan
1 week ago
J.K. Dobbins, Ohio State Buckeyes Football
The 2018 college football season doesn’t start until August, but the Big Ten is already making a strong case as the best conference in the nation. Ohio State, Penn State, Michigan, Michigan State and Wisconsin each take a spot in the way-too-...
Steven Lassan
1 week ago
Jake Fromm, Georgia Bulldogs Football
College football’s 2017-18 national championship is up for grabs on Monday night, as Alabama and Georgia meet in Atlanta in a matchup of SEC foes. As with any big matchup, the stars are expected to shine. Georgia is led by running backs Nick...
Steven Lassan
1 week ago
Nick Chubb, Georgia Bulldogs Football
The 2017-18 college football season is down to its final game, as Georgia and Alabama are set to meet in Atlanta on Monday night to decide the national champion of the CFB Playoff. This clash of SEC foes isn’t short on intrigue or storylines...
Steven Lassan
1 week ago
Athlon Responds to Reddit Questions from Early Top 25
We posted our "way-too-early" college football top 25 for 2018 on Wednesday, and before we knew it, the Internet was blowing up. Tweets were flying, emails were coming in, and Redditors were commenting...and commenting...and commenting....
Steven Lassan
1 week ago
Jake Fromm, Georgia Bulldogs Football
Georgia is aiming for its first national title since 1980 on Monday night, as the Bulldogs meet fellow SEC foe Alabama in Atlanta to decide college football's 2017 champion. After an 8-5 record last season, Georgia showed marked improvement...
Steven Lassan
1 week ago
Jalen Hurts, Alabama Crimson Tide Football
Nick Saban has Alabama in a familiar position. The Crimson Tide are 60 minutes from another national championship. Alabama has claimed four under Saban’s watch and are the only team to make the CFB Playoff in all four seasons since 2014. The...
Steven Lassan
1 week ago
Rich Rodriguez, Arizona Wildcats Football
Arizona fired coach Rich Rodriguez on Tuesday night, ending a six-year run in Tuscon. Defensive coordinator Marcel Yates will serve as the program’s interim coach until a full-time replacement is found. Rodriguez guided the Wildcats to a Pac-...
Steven Lassan
1 week ago
Jalen Hurts, Alabama Crimson Tide Football
For the third consecutive season, Clemson and Alabama are set to meet in the College Football Playoff. But the stage is slightly different this time around, as the Tigers and Crimson Tide are meeting in the Sugar Bowl for a trip to Atlanta and a...
Steven Lassan
2 weeks ago
Baker Mayfield, Oklahoma Sooners Football
The College Football Playoff for the 2017 season officially kicks off on Monday in Pasadena, Calif., as Georgia meets Oklahoma in the Rose Bowl for a trip to the national championship. This is the first time these two teams have met on the gridiron...
Steven Lassan
2 weeks ago
Jake Fromm, Georgia Bulldogs Football
Oklahoma and Georgia meet on Monday, Jan. 1 in the Rose Bowl with a trip to Atlanta, Ga. and a berth in the national championship up for grabs. This Big 12-SEC clash in Pasadena is an interesting contrast in style of play. The Bulldogs want to use...
Steven Lassan
2 weeks ago
Jonathan Taylor, Wisconsin Badgers Football
College football's bowl slate wraps up with an intriguing slate of must-see matchups on Dec. 30 and Jan. 1. Louisville quarterback Lamar Jackson could be playing in his final collegiate game in the TaxSlayer Bowl against Mississippi State. The...
Mitch Light
2 weeks ago
Travis Etienne, Clemson Tigers Football
Alabama and Clemson meet on Monday, Jan. 1 in the Sugar Bowl with a trip to Atlanta, Ga. and a berth in the national championship up for grabs. This is the third consecutive year the Tigers and Crimson Tide have met in the postseason but the first...
Steven Lassan
2 weeks ago
Saquon Barkley, Penn State Nittany Lions Football
The New Year’s Six bowl slate continues on Saturday, as Washington and Penn State meet in the Fiesta Bowl. Considering both teams finished 10-2 in the regular season and claimed at least a share of second place in their respective division,...
Steven Lassan
2 weeks ago
The battle for Aggie supremacy takes place in the NOVA Home Loans Arizona Bowl between a pair of old conference rivals in Utah State and New Mexico State.   The history between these two programs stems over the course of three conferences in...
Mitch Harper
2 weeks ago
Riley Ferguson, Memphis Tigers Football
Memphis looks to defend its home turf in Saturday’s Liberty Bowl matchup against Iowa State. The Tigers were one of the best Group of 5 teams in 2017 and nearly knocked off UCF in the American Athletic Conference title game to earn a trip to...
Steven Lassan
2 weeks ago
Ed Oliver, Houston Cougars Football
College football’s pre-Christmas bowl slate concludes on Sunday night in Honolulu, as Houston meets Fresno State in the Hawaii Bowl. With no NFL game scheduled for Sunday night, this matchup between the Cougars and Bulldogs should provide the...
Steven Lassan
3 weeks ago
Sam Darnold, USC Trojans Football
The post-Christmas slate of college football's bowl season kicks off on Dec. 26 with three games, including the Heart of Dallas Bowl between West Virginia and Utah, along with the Cactus Bowl matchup of Kansas State versus UCLA. A busy...
Mitch Light
3 weeks ago

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