The history of college football is populate with two-team rivalries that have dominated divisions or entire conferences for long periods of time. In the ACC, a rising Louisville team faces the tough task of ending the Atlantic Division's Clemson and Florida State monopoly. More»
The best teams typically rise to the top, but scheduling imbalance can have a big impact on how a college football season plays out. So, let's take a look at the teams in each Power Five conference that have the best and worst draws. More»
After two months of evaluating and ranking the best returning players in college football individually, it's time to expand the scope and take stock of the best position units, not surprisingly headlined by lots of groups from Alabama and Clemson. More»
Notre Dame's College Football Playoff chances can't be discounted this season, and if you think the playoff debate has gotten angry and loud the last two years, just wait until the independent Fighting Irish cause two power conference champions to be left out instead of one. More»
After five straight losses to Alabama, it's easy to be skeptical of LSU's chances of living up to considerable hype and breaking through back into the national title race. But a season after nearly getting fired, Les Miles has the pieces in place to make a playoff run. More»
Need a way to catch up on college football after a long offseason? After two months of position-by-position player rankings, we're ready to put them together to come up with the list of the 128 best players returning to college football in 2016. More»
One year ago, nobody received more hype at SEC media days than Gus Malzahn and Auburn. But after a 7-6 flop in which the offense faltered, Malzahn has been left explaining how he'll fix things and trying to restore his reputation as an offensive mastermind. More»
There may still be more than seven weeks until the college football season begins, but the preseason is officially here: SEC media days begin on Monday, kicking off several weeks of questions, answers and non-answers about the most pressing issues entering the fall. More»
Nearly 80 years after statistics began being tracked nationally by the NCAA the 2,000-yard mark is becoming to modern college football what the 1,000-yard mark was to the 1930s through '50s. It's an increasingly popular club, but it still remains exclusive. More»
College football presents a seemingly unlimited supply of television viewing options in the modern age, with nearly every game available. So say you don't have a favorite team playing and there isn't a big game on. For pure entertainment value, who should you watch? More»
On Monday, Georgia announced that tailback Sony Michel broke his arm, putting his status in doubt for the beginning of the season. The news puts an even greater spotlight on the recovery of teammate Nick Chubb, a national star battling back from a knee injury. More»
There is little doubt who belongs at the top of the list of the 30 best quarterbacks returning to college football in 2016 -- hello, Deshaun Watson -- but it doesn't take long for the exercise to get a bit difficult, especially with so many high-profile starting jobs still open. More»
Never before have two power conference quarterbacks thrown for over 5,000 yards in the same season. That could change this year, as Washington State's Luke Falk and Texas Tech's Patrick Mahomes both have a chance to rack up huge passing numbers. More»
The annual mass turnover among top players in college football creates room for breakthrough stars in the sport every season. These players may not be award-winners yet, but learn their names, because they are poised to become standouts. More»
Iowa can't possibly repeat the success it had during the 2015 regular season, when it finished undefeated before losing the Big Ten title game and the Rose Bowl. But while they appear headed for regression, 2016 could look a lot like last year. More»
Next to quarterback, it can be argued that there is no more valuable position in football that a strong pass rush. Defensive line is always a unit highly valued in the NFL draft, and there is a ton of talent returning to both defensive end and tackle in college this season. More»
The fate of any college football season can hinge on one player or position group. As always, no position is more important than QB, but this type of pressure extends to line play and beyond. As the season nears, these are 10 players or position groups under the microscope. More»
Brandon Ingram is the latest NBA product from the little-known town of Kinston, N.C., joining Jerry Stackhouse and others. The No. 2 pick in the draft by the Lakers, Ingram is poised to become his hometown's biggest star, with his growth only beginning. More»
Last season, Wisconsin managed to go 10-3 despite a lackluster running game, thanks to a laughably easy schedule after Week 1. This year is much different. With one of the toughest schedule draws in the country, the Badgers need a quick rushing rebound. More»
Our weekly breakdown of the best players returning to college football in 2016 continues with the 30 best offensive linemen, a list headlined by Alabama star tackle Cam Robinson, who appears to have escaped potential legal trouble. More»
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