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A Very Early College Football Top 25 for 2017

Athlon projects college football's very early top 25 teams for 2017.
A Very Early College Football Top 25 for 2017

College football’s 2017 season is still several months away, but it’s never too early to predict next year’s top 25 teams. With spring practice underway, the countdown to the 2017 season can officially begin, as teams have started the process of answering offseason concerns.

Ranking the Pac-12's Toughest Non-Conference College Football Schedules for 2017

USC faces two blue blood programs to headline the Pac-12's non-conference slate
Ranking the Pac-12's Toughest Non-Conference College Football Schedules for 2017

There is no easy way around this, so let's address it up front: The Pac-12 Conference's collective non-conference schedule in 2017 isn't exactly awe-inspiring.

 

College Football's Spring 1-130 Starting Quarterback Rankings for 2017

Ranking all 130 FBS QBs, prior to spring practice.
College Football's Spring 1-130 Starting Quarterback Rankings for 2017

Spring practice is a busy time for all 130 college football teams, and it's no secret most of the attention in offseason workouts starts with the quarterback position. The 2017 crop of quarterbacks starts with defending Heisman Trophy winner Lamar Jackson, with Oklahoma's Baker Mayfield and USC's Sam Darnold next in line. Ohio State's J.T.

Pac-12's Spring Top 25 Player Rankings for 2017

An early look at the Pac-12's top 25 players for 2017.
Pac-12's Spring Top 25 Player Rankings for 2017

USC and Washington are the early favorites to claim the top spots in the Pac-12 next fall, so it should be no surprise both teams feature a good chunk of the conference’s individual talent. The Trojans take four spots in Athlon’s spring Pac-12 player rankings, while the Huskies have eight.

College Football's Top 25 Quarterbacks on the Rise for 2017

Projecting some of CFB's next stars at quarterback in 2017.
College Football's Top 25 Quarterbacks on the Rise for 2017

The countdown to the 2017 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.

20 Redshirt Freshmen to Watch in the Pac-12 in 2017

Which redshirt freshmen will make an impact in 2017?
20 Redshirt Freshmen to Watch in the Pac-12 in 2017

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.

Ranking the Nation's Top 40 Football-Basketball Coaching Duos

Michigan State takes the top spot in the coaching tandems.
Ranking the Nation's Top 30 Football-Basketball Coaching Duos

Ranking the college football and basketball head coaching tandems for the Power 5 conferences is no easy assignment. But that’s what Athlon Sports has set out to do this offseason, as spring practice is just starting around the nation for all 130 teams and tournament time is approaching for teams on the hardwood.

Ranking the Pac-12's Football-Basketball Coaching Duos for 2017

Michigan State's Dantonio and Izzo take the top spot for 2017.
Ranking the Pac-12's Football-Basketball Coaching Duos for 2017

The Pac-12’s depth in the coaching ranks has increased in recent years, as this conference has made stellar hires on the gridiron, including Washington’s Chris Petersen, Oregon’s Willie Taggart and Colorado’s Mike MacIntyre.

Grading College Football's Head Coach Hires for 2017

Tom Herman ranks as the No. 1 coaching hire for 2017.
Grading College Football's Head Coach Hires for 2017

College football’s 2016-17 coaching carousel featured 21 changes and several big-time hires. Texas (Tom Herman), Minnesota (P.J. Fleck), Oregon (Willie Taggart) and Purdue (Jeff Brohm) were just a few of the biggest winners from this year’s cycle.

Oregon State Beavers 2017 Spring Football Preview

This spring will be critical as the Beavers look to build on their strong finish to last season
Oregon State Beavers 2017 Spring Football Preview

Signs of progress abounded in Gary Andersen’s second season at Oregon State. The Beavers closed 2016 with a pair of victories over Arizona and Oregon and doubled their win total from Andersen’s first year at the helm.

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