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College Football Win Total Predictions for All 130 Teams in 2017

How many wins are projected for every FBS team for 2017?
College Football Win Total Predictions for All 130 Teams in 2017

The 2017 college football season is less than a week away, as the first games kick off on Saturday, Aug. 26. With the start of the 2017 season approaching, it’s time to go on record and finalize preseason predictions and picks.

College Football's Top 30 Running Back Tandems for 2017

Georgia takes the top spot.
College Football's Top 30 Running Back Tandems for 2017

The SEC is home to some of college football’s top talent at running back in 2017. Georgia, Alabama, Auburn and LSU each make an appearance in the top 30 running back tandems for the upcoming season. The Crimson Tide own the deepest depth chart at this position, but the Bulldogs take the top spot in tandems with the return of Nick Chubb and Sony Michel. 

 

Ranking All 130 College Football Teams for 2017

Every college football team ranked 1-130 for 2017.
Ranking All 130 College Football Teams for 2017

Ranking all 130 college football teams is no easy task, but with the first Saturday of action on Aug. 26 less than two weeks away, it’s time to see how every FBS program stacks up for 2017. At the top, Alabama leads the way as Athlon’s projected national champion. The Crimson Tide lost to Clemson on the final play of last year’s title game, and even though both sides of the ball have a few holes to fill, coach Nick Saban’s program is still the team to beat. Ohio State is a close No.

15 College Football Teams Poised for a Breakout Season in 2017

Which teams could exceed preseason expectations?
15 College Football Teams Poised for a Breakout Season in 2017

Making preseason predictions or assembling rankings for all 130 college football teams is never easy. After all, it’s impossible to be 100 percent accurate at the end of any season. The emergence of breakout players, injuries, bad luck are just a few reasons why some teams don’t live up to the preseason hype.

College Football Top 25 for 2017

Athlon projects college football's top 25 teams for 2017.
College Football Top 25 for 2017

NCAAF Rankings: FSU QBCollege football’s 2017 season starts on Aug. 26 and concludes with the national championship on Jan. 8 in Atlanta. The season is less than 15 days away and fall practice is ongoing for all 130 teams around the nation, which means depth chart changes, quarterback battles, freshmen and breakout players are under the microscope.

6 Teams Ready to Turn Close Losses into Big Wins in 2017

Analytics can tell us which teams are poised to surprise in 2017.
6 Teams Ready to Turn Close Losses into Big Wins in 2017

Looking back at the preseason polls once a season has ended is like looking at an old yearbook before your high school reunion. I really thought that hair style looked good? And what’s with that shirt? What was I thinking?

 

College Football's Top 50 Defensive Backfields for 2017

Which team has the best secondary?
College Football's Top 50 Defensive Backfields for 2017

Finding and evaluating cornerbacks and safeties is one of the most difficult jobs for any college football coaching staff. Competition level and a variety of offenses in high school create a several obstacles in player evaluation.

College Football's Top 50 Linebacker Units for 2017

Georgia takes the top spot in LB unit rankings.
College Football's Top 50 Linebacker Units for 2017

Picking the top linebacker units in college football is no easy task. After all, schemes dictate how linebackers are used and the rise of spread offenses generally means more defensive backs on the field.

College Football's Top 50 Defensive Lines for 2017

Which teams have the best DL in the nation?
College Football's Top 50 Defensive Lines for 2017

The rise of spread offenses and the different schemes teams face on a week-to-week basis in a college football season has altered how some defensive coordinators think. While some are placing more emphasis on building a secondary, the success of any defense starts up front.

College Football's Top 50 Offensive Lines for 2017

Which teams have the best OL in the nation?
College Football's Top 50 Offensive Lines for 2017

The offensive line is often the most overlooked position for any college football team. While the linemen in the trenches don’t get enough credit, they are often the most important piece to a successful offense.

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