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College Football's Top 20 Teams on the Rise for 2020
College football’s 2020 season won't get underway until late August, but it's never too early to look ahead and predict which teams are on the rise and are poised for a significant leap in the rankings or win column next year. The...
Steven Lassan
22 hours ago
Pac-12 Football: Ranking the Rosters for 2020
The 2019 Pac-12 season culminated with a power shift back to Oregon after a brief period dipping from the apex. The Ducks' conference title and Rose Bowl Game win may be the start of sustained success, as recruiting rankings tab Oregon as the...
Kyle Kensing
23 hours ago
When Does College Football Start in 2020?
College football’s 2020 season officially kicks off on Saturday, Aug. 29 with six overall matchups on tap for Week 0. The showdown in Ireland between Navy and Notre Dame ranks as the top matchup for Week 0, but Hawaii-Arizona and California-...
Steven Lassan
1 week ago
College Football All-Decade Teams for the 2010s
With LSU toppling Clemson in the most recent College Football Playoff National Championship, the sun has finally set on the college football season and the eventful 2010s.   The SEC dominated the decade with six titles — four of which...
Athlon Sports
1 week ago
Ed Orgeron, LSU Tigers Football
College football’s 2020 National Signing Day is officially in the books. As expected, top programs like Alabama, Clemson, Ohio State, Georgia and LSU signed prospects who will have a chance to play right away. Every FBS program inked recruits...
Steven Lassan
1 week ago
Top 25 College Football Games of 2019
What a decade the 2010s were in college football. It opened with conference realignment completely reshaping the sport's face, ushered in a playoff system, continued, ended and restarted the SEC's reign of dominance. Meanwhile, in the FCS,...
Kyle Kensing
1 week ago
Grading College Football's First-Year Coaching Hires for 2019
The 2019 college football season featured 27 new coaches at FBS programs, and with the year completed, it's time to grade and rank the hires. Ohio State's Ryan Day and Louisville's Scott Satterfield were considered two of the top hires...
Steven Lassan
2 weeks ago
Oregon Football: Ducks All-Decade Team
Oregon football ran the gamut in the 2010s.   The decade opened with the Ducks revolutionizing offense en route to a perfect Pac-10 Conference campaign and appearance in the BCS Championship Game. Some folks still believe Michael Dyer was...
Kyle Kensing
2 weeks ago
Where Did College Football Teams Find Their Starting Quarterbacks for 2020?
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. For the third straight season, nearly...
Mark Ross
2 weeks ago
Early Look at the Top 25 College Football Games of 2020
Although the 2019 college football season may be in the books, the work to prepare for the 2020 season has already been underway for weeks. From coaching changes to player transfers and ongoing recruiting efforts, the offseason rarely has a day off...
Kevin McGuire
3 weeks ago
Kayvon Thibodeaux, Oregon Ducks Football
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 2020 season and the players returning: regardless of the position, breakout players will have...
Steven Lassan
3 weeks ago
Pac-12 Football: The Best Games of 2019
No one should be surprised to learn that the conference known for late-night absurdity featured a bevy of thrilling finishes in 2019. Pinpointing 10 was a challenge, in part because #Pac12AfterDark delivered such memorable moments as Arizona going...
Kyle Kensing
3 weeks ago
Heisman Watch: Early Look at Top Heisman Trophy Candidates for 2020
LSU quarterback Joe Burrow just completed one of the greatest seasons in college football history. In addition to winning the Heisman Trophy by the largest margin ever, Burrow filled his trophy case with a half-dozen other national awards and led...
Nicholas Ian Allen
3 weeks ago
Ed Orgeron, LSU Tigers Football
The NFL's early entry deadline for the 2020 draft officially passed on Friday, Jan. 17 and more than 100 players declared for the next level. As expected, projected first-round picks in Clemson linebacker Isaiah Simmons, Ohio State cornerback...
Steven Lassan
4 weeks ago
Mario Cristobal, Oregon Ducks Football
Oregon is the reigning Pac-12 champion, and coach Mario Cristobal's team will be the heavy favorite to win the conference once again in 2020. The Ducks lead the early predictions for next season, with Washington and California locked into a...
Steven Lassan
4 weeks ago
Early Ranking of the 10 Best Games of Week 1 of the 2020 College Football Season
Yes, yes, I know. It's too early to talk about college football again. I mean, if the reputation of the city of New Orleans lives up to its billing, the post-game party following LSU's national championship victory last Monday night is...
Eric Sorenson
4 weeks ago
Way-Too-Early Top 25 College Football Rankings for 2020
It’s never too early to think about next season, so with college football’s 2019 season complete after LSU defeated Clemson in the national championship, Athlon Sports is here with its way-too-early top 25 preseason rankings for 2020....
Steven Lassan
1 month ago
College Football's 2019-20 Bowl Season Winners and Losers
The college football season is officially over, and a new champion has been crowned. LSU put the finishing touches on a perfect season and brought a close to college football's 150th-anniversary campaign with a historic win over Clemson. Before...
Kevin McGuire
1 month ago
D'Eriq King, Houston Cougars Football
Houston quarterback D’Eriq King has decided to transfer for his senior season, becoming a sought-after signal-caller for the 2020 college football season. King passed for 50 touchdowns and 4,925 yards in four years with the Cougars and added...
Steven Lassan
1 month ago
Oregon Football: Justin Herbert the Duck, the "Dog," the NFL Draft Prospect
PASADENA, California — For a kid from Eugene who grew up dreaming of representing Oregon football, Justin Herbert's final moments in a Ducks uniform could not have been any more perfect.   Mere moments and one snap after teammate...
Kyle Kensing
1 month ago
Joe Burrow, LSU Tigers Football
With college football’s 2019 regular season in the books, it’s time to take a look back and honor the best of the best and top performers for the All-America team. Whether it was on offense, defense or special teams,...
Steven Lassan
1 month ago
College Football: All-Time Rushing Leaders
After declaring that he will forgo his senior season and enter the 2020 NFL Draft, Wisconsin running back Jonathan Taylor will finish his career high among college football's all-time leading rushers. Here are the 20 players with...
Aaron Tallent
1 month ago
Trevor Lawrence, Clemson Tigers Football
College football’s 2019-20 bowl season kicks off on Friday, Dec. 20, and continues until the national championship in New Orleans, La., on Jan. 13. With the bowl lineup set and confidence pools and pick’em contests set to start on Dec....
Steven Lassan
1 month ago
Joe Burrow, LSU Tigers Football
College football’s 2019-20 bowl season features 39 matchups, and Athlon’s editors are here with picks against the spread (ATS) for every postseason contest. Two games are slated for Dec. 20 to start the bowl season, the Rose and Sugar...
Steven Lassan
1 month ago
Oregon Football: Troy Dye and the Legacy of "Shout"
PASADENA, Calif. — John Landis' first directorial hit Animal House arrived in theatres in 1978, long before any participant in the 2020 Rose Bowl Game was born. But Oregon linebacker Troy Dye is a man who has studied the classics....
Kyle Kensing
1 month ago

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