The term “hot seat” is no stranger to college football fans. Hot seat talk usually revolves around coaches, but quarterbacks can be grouped into the same conversation. Without a good coach or quarterback, it’s not easy to win games on the FBS level.
Alabama coach Nick Saban will be the next coach of the Texas Longhorns. Current UT coach Mack Brown has one foot out the door. Saban's agent, Jimmy Sexton, is already jockeying for position, eyeing a Lone Star State payday. Sorry, Alabama fans. It was a good run. But Saban is moving from Tuscaloosa to Austin in 2014. These are the 10 reasons why Nick Saban will be the next coach at Texas:
When we sit down to iron out our Top 25 Poll each year at Athlon Sports, we are trying to project the final year-end standings not build a preseason power poll. It might be a small and subtle difference but an important one to acknowledge.
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 during the year.
College football’s 2018 season continues with a Week 13 slate featuring 64 games from Tuesday to Saturday night. In addition to being the last full weekend of action, it's also rivalry week across college football.
All Texas needs to do on Friday is defeat Kansas and the Longhorns are in the Big 12 Championship Game. Texas (8-3, 6-2 Big 12) is in this position following last week's impressive 24-10 victory over Iowa State coupled with its previous victories over both Oklahoma and West Virginia.
With the 12th week of action from the 2018 season in the books, it's time to revamp the full top 130 team projections and predictions and rank every FBS team in college football. Alabama remains the No. 1 team after a blowout victory against The Citadel. The rest of the top four stayed the same as last week, as Clemson defeated Duke, Notre Dame handled Syracuse, and Michigan won at home over Indiana. Georgia, Oklahoma, LSU and Washington State round out the next tier of teams, with UCF checking in at No. 10 following its victory over Cincinnati. Texas jumped to No.
It’s been written in this space several times that when you have large slate of lackluster matchups in college football, the sport tends to throw you a curve ball. Boring weekend? Well, here’s a slew of wild upsets.