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Tua Tagovailoa, Alabama Crimson Tide Football
The start of the 2018 college football season is less than 25 days away. With the 2018 season around the corner, all 130 teams will open up fall camp in early August. And with the start of fall practice, the focus will shift to unsettled...
Steven Lassan
2 months ago
Clemson Tigers Football
It's not easy getting college football coaches to honestly comment on another coach, player or team. Most coaches don't want to give opposing teams billboard material, which is why there is a lot of coach speak or overused cliches used...
Athlon Sports
2 months ago
Clemson Tigers College Football
I spent a couple of days in Charlotte at ACC Media Days and the prevailing thought was that the conference was going to be ruled by Clemson. Florida State and NC State each has some talent, but still need to rebuild in certain areas if they hope to...
Matt Josephs
2 months ago
David Beaty, Kansas Jayhawks Football
College football’s 2018 season features 21 new coaches, so the hot seat talk and carousel could be less active this fall. However, as usual, plenty of coaches are feeling pressure for the 2018 season. Kansas’ David Beaty has just three...
Steven Lassan
2 months ago
Clemson Tigers head coach Dabo Swinney
Entering the 2018 college football season, the ACC has one of true national contenders in Clemson along with perennial power Florida State looking to claw its way back to the top of the Atlantic Division. On the other side, Miami is positioning...
Jon Kinne
3 months ago
Juwan Johnson, Penn State Nittany Lions Football
The 2018 college football season features a significant amount of turnover at the wide receiver position. Of the 12 receivers on Athlon's postseason 2017 All-America Team, only three are back for 2018. Ole Miss' A.J. Brown, West Virginia...
Steven Lassan
3 months ago
D'Andre Swift, Georgia Bulldogs Football
The 2018 college football season features plenty of big-time talents returning at running back. Stanford’s Bryce Love returns for another run at the Heisman Trophy, while Wisconsin’s Jonathan Taylor, Alabama’s Damien Harris,...
Steven Lassan
3 months ago
John Franklin III
There they sit on National Signing Day, colorful hats before them, smiles rolling across their faces amid beaming, proud parents, teachers and coaches, knowing that ardent fan bases are holding their collective breaths in anticipation of a dramatic...
Athlon Sports
3 months ago
Tua Tagovailoa, Alabama Crimson Tide Football
With Baker Mayfield, Sam Darnold, Josh Rosen, Lamar Jackson and a handful of other standouts departing after the 2017 season, college football lost several of its stars at the quarterback position. While this position is replacing some big names,...
Steven Lassan
3 months ago
Tua Tagovailoa, Alabama Crimson Tide Football
Major League Baseball’s 2018 All-Star Game is slated for Tuesday night, July 16 at Nationals Park in Washington D.C. While the Midsummer Classic won’t satisfy the hunger for football at this point in the summer, the All-Star...
Steven Lassan
3 months ago
Mike Elko, Texas A&M Aggies Football
College football’s coordinator carousel was active once again for the 2018 season. Top defensive coordinators seemed to be in demand, as four of Athlon Sports' top five hires came on that side of the ball. Texas A&M's Mike Elko...
Steven Lassan
3 months ago
Cotton Bowl
Do you love college football? (It’s a rhetorical question.)   What would be better than visiting a new venue every week of the season? Braden Gall and Mitch Light, the hosts of the Athlon Sports Cover 2 Podcast, have picked the games...
Mitch Light
3 months ago
David Long, West Virginia Mountaineers Football
The start of the 2018 college football season is officially 50 days away. With the start of the upcoming season approaching and to mark 50 days until kickoff, Athlon Sports decided to pick 50 players we felt were underrated going into the upcoming...
Steven Lassan
3 months ago
DeVonta Smith, Alabama Crimson Tide Football
The SEC once again ranks as college football’s No. 1 conference. The league took both spots in last year’s national championship matchup, as Alabama edged Georgia in overtime to win its fifth title in nine years. Both the Crimson Tide...
Athlon Sports
3 months ago
A.J. Brown, Ole Miss Rebels Football
The wide receiver position was hit hard by departures following the 2017 college football season, but there’s still plenty of talent on campus for ’18. Ole Miss’ A.J. Brown, Arizona State’s N’Keal Harry and West...
Steven Lassan
3 months ago
Noah Fant, Iowa Hawkeyes Football
College football’s 2018 season features a talented group of tight ends, headlined by Iowa’s Noah Fant and Missouri’s Albert Okwuegbunam. Fant and Okwuegbunam each caught 11 touchdown grabs last fall and take the top two spots in...
Steven Lassan
3 months ago
Louisville Cardinals QB Jawon Pass
Lamar Jackson was obviously spectacular over the last two seasons, winning the Heisman Trophy in 2016 and finishing third in '17. Despite his heroics, the Louisville Cardinals failed to even qualify for a New Year’s Six bowl game....
Jon Kinne
3 months ago
Best Coaches in College Football
Ranking all 130 college football head coaches is an impossible task. However, as Athlon Sports has done for each of the last seven seasons leading up to the start of the upcoming year, we set out to sort out every FBS head coach from No. 1 to the...
Steven Lassan
3 months ago
All-America Football Team
The 2018 college football season is just around the corner, and it’s time to honor the best of the best for the upcoming year. The Big Ten and SEC are considered by most to be the top conferences for 2018, so it should be no...
Steven Lassan
4 months ago
College Football coach Willie Taggart
College football scheduling lacking complete uniformity is one of the sport's beautiful quirks, or a frustrating point of contention, depending on your perspective. The fact that teams within the same conference can play very different slates...
Kyle Kensing
4 months ago
Dabo Swinney, Clemson Tigers Football
It's tough to rank the ACC coaches prior to the 2018 college football season. When Boston College's Steve Addazio, Syracuse's Dino Babers and Pitt's Pat Narduzzi rank at the bottom of the list, that's a good sign of how deep the...
Steven Lassan
4 months ago
Clemson Tigers Football
Clemson is once again the pick to win the ACC title for the 2018 college football season, but the conference has continued to improve its depth in recent years. In Athlon's 2018 ACC predictions, 12 of the league's 14 teams are projected to...
Steven Lassan
4 months ago
Darrin Hall, Pittsburgh Football
Back-to-back 8-5 seasons gave way to a 5-7 record for Pittsburgh in 2017, although the campaign ended on a high note with an upset of then-undefeated Miami. If Pat Narduzzi's team is to rebound this fall plenty of new playmakers will need to...
Athlon Sports
4 months ago
Bryce Love, Stanford Cardinal Football
With Bryce Love returning to Stanford, along with the continued emergence of Wisconsin's Jonathan Taylor, Ohio State's J.K. Dobbins and Boston College's AJ Dillon, the running back position is stocked with talent for the 2018 college...
Steven Lassan
4 months ago
Ryan Finley, NC State Wolfpack Football
With a standout defense and an explosive offense in place, Clemson is once again the team to beat in the ACC and one of the favorites to win college football’s national title in 2018. The Tigers have 15 selections on Athlon’s 2018 All-...
Steven Lassan
5 months ago

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