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Justin Fuente, Virginia Tech Football
Virginia Tech suffered heavy losses on offense, but the Hokies are once again a threat to win the ACC’s Coastal Division. Josh Jackson finished spring with a slight lead over junior college recruit A.J. Bush and true freshman Hendon Hooker to...
Athlon Sports
1 month ago
Brett Rypien
The Mountain West features an intriguing group of teams vying for the league title in 2017, so it’s no surprise Wyoming, San Diego State, Boise State and Colorado State lead the way in all-conference selections. The Aztecs feature the most...
Steven Lassan
1 month ago
Logan Woodside
The favorites to win the 2017 MAC title feature a couple of familiar faces in Toledo, Western Michigan and Ohio, but Miami is a team to watch after winning six of its final seven games last year. The RedHawks feature 14 players on Athlon’s...
Steven Lassan
1 month ago
Urban Meyer
College football’s best collection of head coaches resides in the Big Ten. Ohio State’s Urban Meyer boasts three national championships in his career and takes the top spot in Athlon’s rankings. Michigan’s Jim Harbaugh,...
Steven Lassan
2 months ago
Chris Petersen
The Pac-12 once again features a solid group of coaches at the top, with Washington’s Chris Petersen and Stanford’s David Shaw leading the way in Athlon’s rankings for 2017. Utah’s Kyle Whittingham, Washington State’s...
Steven Lassan
2 months ago
Jimbo Fisher
The coaching depth and talent has improved significantly within the ACC over the last five seasons. The top of the league is headlined by Florida State’s Jimbo Fisher, Clemson’s Dabo Swinney and Louisville’s Bobby Petrino, and a...
Steven Lassan
2 months ago
Nick Saban
Nick Saban is once again the unquestioned No. 1 coach in the SEC, but the debate begins at No. 2. Mississippi State’s Dan Mullen, Florida’s Jim McElwain and Auburn’s Gus Malzahn each have a case to earn the No. 2 spot, with...
Steven Lassan
2 months ago
Is the NBA Draft Lottery Rigged?
The 2017 NBA Draft Lottery ping-pong balls will be bouncing behind closed doors Tuesday, May 16, with the results unveiled at 8:00 p.m. ET prior to Game 2 of the Western Conference Finals between the San Antonio Spurs and Golden State Warriors....
Nathan Rush
2 months ago
Scott Satterfield
Appalachian State’s Scott Satterfield takes the top spot in Athlon’s Sun Belt coach ranks for the second year in a row. The Mountaineers are 21-5 over the last two seasons and will be picked near the top of the league once again in 2017...
Steven Lassan
2 months ago
Braden Gall and Mitch Light breakdown the latest in college football. Don't forget to subscribe here and rate us if you like (or don't like) what you hear!   The guys take a look back at the evolution of college football. How...
Braden Gall
2 months ago
Skip Holtz
Conference USA has seen its share of changes in the head coaching and membership ranks over the last 10 seasons. The league has been a stepping stone for a handful of coaches to Power 5 jobs, but the names at the top of the rankings for 2017 -...
Steven Lassan
2 months ago
Frank Solich
The MAC has seen a number of coaches move to the Power 5 ranks in recent years, but the one constant in the league remains Ohio's Frank Solich. The former Nebraska coach is the conference's longest-tenured head coach in the league and takes...
Steven Lassan
2 months ago
Ken Niumatalolo
The American Athletic Conference has seen its share of coaching changes in recent years. The 12 programs in the league have a knack for finding the next stars in the coaching ranks, and this conference has several names to watch in 2017 and beyond...
Steven Lassan
2 months ago
Troy Calhoun
The Mountain West features a solid group of coaches for the 2017 season. Air Force's Troy Calhoun, San Diego State's Rocky Long and Wyoming's Craig Bohl rank as Athlon's top three coaches, but Boise State's Bryan Harsin isn'...
Steven Lassan
2 months ago
-Braden Gall and Mitch Light breakdown the latest in college football. Don't forget to subscribe here and rate us if you like (or don't like) what you hear!   - Are college football coaches overpaid or underpaid? The answer is...
Braden Gall
2 months ago
Jim Harbaugh
Returning starter data in college football preseason charts or magazine pages isn’t an exact science. The numbers and data can vary among different websites, magazines or other resources. However, even if there’s some disagreement on...
Steven Lassan
2 months ago
Dabo Swinney
Redshirt freshmen make an impact for every college football team during the course of a season, and it’s no surprise a handful of talented players are ready to push for time after sitting out the 2016 campaign. A variety of reasons could be...
Steven Lassan
2 months ago
Sam Darnold
With the 2017 NFL Draft in the books, it's time to take an early look at 2018 and some of the top prospects on the radar for pro scouts. Although USC quarterback Sam Darnold has just 10 career starts, the sophomore ranks as the No. 1 player in...
Athlon Sports
2 months ago
  -Braden Gall and Mitch Light breakdown the latest in college football. Don't forget to subscribe here and rate us if you like (or don't like) what you hear!   - The ACC took major strides last offseason and won a...
Braden Gall
2 months ago
Mike Riley
The balance of power in the Big Ten clearly resides in the East Division, as Wisconsin is expected to be the only preseason top 25 team from the West. The Badgers are a heavy favorite to win the division crown in 2017, with Nebraska, Northwestern...
Steven Lassan
3 months ago
Florida has won the SEC East each of the past two seasons, but is another team ready to knock the Gators from their perch? Jim McElwain and company figure to be in the hunt once again, but Florida lost several key pieces of their defense to the NFL...
Steven Lassan
3 months ago
Mark Richt
The ACC’s Coastal Division is likely to feature another tight battle for the top spot in 2017. Miami is still looking for its first appearance in the conference championship game, and the Hurricanes will likely have to go through Virginia...
Steven Lassan
3 months ago
-Braden Gall and Mitch Light breakdown the latest in college football. Don't forget to subscribe here and rate us if you like (or don't like) what you hear!   - The Big Ten has made some scheduling tweaks. Is a good move for the...
Braden Gall
3 months ago
President Woodrow Wilson Opening Day in 1916
The 2017 MLB season has already started with three games on Sunday, but Opening Day has always represented the official return of America’s pastime. It may not be an official national holiday, but baseball’s Opening Day is eagerly...
Mark Ross
3 months ago
Talladega Superspeedway race track
The NASCAR season is a long and winding road held on 23 racetracks across America. The venues are diverse, with half-mile bullrings, twisting road courses, high-speed intermediates and white-knuckle plate tracks. Some thrill, some bore, some...
Athlon Sports
3 months ago

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