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South Carolina Football: Gamecocks' 2021 Spring Preview
It was tough sledding for South Carolina football last season. The Gamecocks limped home to a disappointing 2-8 record, firing head coach Will Muschamp with three games remaining in the 2020 campaign. Athletic Director Ray Turner wasted no time in...
Rob McVey
3 weeks ago
Bryce Young, Alabama Crimson Tide Football
Spring practice for the 2021 college football season is just around the corner for most teams and that includes the 14 programs in the SEC. Missouri and Florida already kicked off offseason workouts in February, but the rest of the league will...
Steven Lassan
1 month 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
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
Shane Beamer, South Carolina Gamecocks Football
Taking over as a first-time head coach is never easy, but South Carolina's Shane Beamer is certainly ready for this challenge. As the son of legendary Virginia Tech coach Frank Beamer, Shane has been around college football his entire life and...
Steven Lassan
1 month ago
SEC Football: Ranking the Rosters for 2021
The southeastern United States is home to a huge share of the nation's most talented high school football players, so it's no surprise the SEC consistently posts many of the best recruiting classes in college football. While marching...
Nicholas Ian Allen
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
National Signing Day 2021 Winners and Losers
Beyond bringing hope and enthusiasm to a college football program, recruiting rankings can be a fair gauge of what fans can expect on the field in terms of wins and losses in the coming seasons. Not all high-profile recruits pan out, and not all 3-...
Ryan Wright
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
SEC Football: 12 Toughest Players to Replace in 2021
Another college football season wrapped up, another national championship in the bag for the SEC thanks to Alabama. The SEC produced eight first-team All-Americans on offense in 2020 with each ready to start earning NFL dollars. Behind the legacy...
Ryan Wright
2 months ago
SEC Football: What to Know About the 2021 Schedule
The SEC's 2021 college football schedule was released on Wednesday, and even though one season just finished, it’s never too early to take a look at next fall. The SEC used a 10-game slate to navigate COVID-19 in 2020, but the conference...
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
SEC Football: 10 Players Who Will Replace NFL Draft Early Entrants in 2021
Each season college football teams suffer through the attrition of losing seniors due to using up their eligibility, but some programs languish a bit more than others with draft-eligible underclassmen declaring early. Over the last decade, the SEC...
Ryan Wright
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
Nick Saban, Alabama Crimson Tide Football
The early SEC football predictions for 2021 feature a similar balance of power atop both divisions. Alabama is the favorite in the West Division once again and is Athlon's very early pick as the No. 1 team in the nation next fall. Georgia takes...
Steven Lassan
2 months ago
SEC Football: Ranking the 25 Best Coaches in Conference History
Since its founding in 1932, the SEC has fielded some of the best teams in college football history and has been the home to plenty of head coaches who are members of the College Football Hall of Fame. As difficult as it may be to rank the 25 best...
Aaron Tallent
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

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