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USC Football: Trojans' 2021 Spring Preview
Although the USC Trojans actually won their division and earned the right to play for a Pac-12 championship, COVID-19 protocols meant that Washington could not participate and their replacement, the Oregon Ducks, took their place and ultimately...
Josh Webb
5 days ago
USC Trojans vs. Gonzaga Bulldogs Prediction: NCAA Tournament Elite Eight Preview
No. 1 seed Gonzaga has encountered minimal resistance in reaching the Elite Eight. Will the Bulldogs finally face a true challenge from No. 6 seed USC in the West Regional Final?   Gonzaga (29-0) won by a double-digit margin for the 28th...
John Coon
1 week ago
Oregon Ducks vs. USC Trojans Prediction: NCAA Tournament Sweet 16 Preview
Oregon and USC battled for the Pac-12 regular-season championship before the Ducks finally flew away with the crown. It seems only fitting that the two conference foes clash again in the Sweet 16 with a trip to the Elite Eight on the line....
John Coon
2 weeks ago
Drake Bulldogs vs. USC Trojans Prediction: NCAA Tournament First Round Preview
Can Drake become the latest First Four winner to make a run in the NCAA Tournament when it faces USC in the first round on Saturday?   The No. 11 seed Bulldogs (26-4) rallied from a 12-point deficit to edge fellow No. 11 seed Wichita State...
John Coon
3 weeks ago
Pac-12 Football: 10 Most Intriguing Non-Conference Games of 2021
The pandemic-impacted 2020 season resulted in across-the-board cancellations of non-conference games for the Pac-12. While the peculiar circumstances of last fall deprived fans of such matchups as Oregon and a Trey Lance-led North Dakota State,...
Kyle Kensing
3 weeks ago
Kedon Slovis, USC Trojans Football
Spring practice for the 2021 college football season is just around the corner for most teams and that includes the 12 programs in the Pac-12. Arizona State and California have already kicked off offseason workouts, but the rest...
Steven Lassan
1 month ago
Pac-12 Football: What to Know About the 2021 Schedule
The Pac-12 was the last of the Power 5 conferences to release its 2021 college football schedule, as the league dropped the entire slate for the upcoming fall on Tuesday. As expected and similar to every college football conference, the Pac-12 is...
Steven Lassan
1 month ago
USC Trojans College Football
Here's the USC football schedule with a full list of the Trojans' 2021 opponents, game locations, with game times, TV channels coming as they're announced. Updated results with final scores will be added throughout the season.  ...
Athlon Sports
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
USC Football: 3 Reasons for Optimism About the Trojans in 2021
The USC Trojans have heavy expectations in 2021. After a perfect regular season and an appearance in the Pac-12 title game, USC head coach Clay Helton is basically in a do-or-die year. Anything short of a tremendous regular season and a Pac-12...
Josh Webb
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
Pac-12 Football: Ranking the Rosters for 2021
Oregon claimed its second consecutive Pac-12 championship to cap the pandemic-shortened 2020 season. Whether you choose to acknowledge the asterisk that comes with that title or not, the Ducks' return to the top of the conference in terms of...
Kyle Kensing
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
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
Top 25 College Football Games of 2020
Midway through the summer, the lingering COVID-19 pandemic threatened the 2020 college football season. The uncertainty of the offseason became a season of peculiarity, with some leagues starting in September and others in November. Games were...
Kyle Kensing
2 months ago
Pac-12 Football: Best Games of 2020
The Pac-12 started its season later than the rest of the Power 5 conferences, played fewer games, and arguably packed more excitement into its brief window than any other league.   To wit, Stanford's thrilling, come-from-behind win over...
Kyle Kensing
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
Heisman Watch: Early Look at Top Heisman Trophy Candidates for 2021
DeVonta Smith ended a three-decade drought for wide receivers when he won the Heisman Trophy in 2020. Smith was also just the third non-quarterback to win the honor since 2000. He caught 117 passes for 1,856 yards and 23 touchdowns — all of...
Nicholas Ian Allen
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

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