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Preseason College Football Rankings 2017: Predictions for Initial AP NCAA Top 25

Posted: August 21, 2017, 8:25 am
The Trojans averaged 34.4 points per game last year, and quarterback Sam Darnold has an excellent chance of throwing himself into the conversation for the Heisman Trophy and the No. 1 selection in next spring's NFL draft. Ronald Jones will provide Darnold ...

Bleacher Report's 2017 Preseason College Football All-American Team

Posted: August 21, 2017, 8:25 am
Baker Mayfield is back in search of a third season as a Heisman finalist. Saquon Barkley will likely join him on that year-end stage. Connor Williams might be the best CFB offensive lineman in at least a decade. And both Ed Oliver and Dexter Lawrence are ...

Devy Profile: Lamar Jackson, QB Louisville

Posted: August 21, 2017, 8:20 am
Lamar Jackson was a three-star recruit out of high school according to, with just a 79 grade. The 2016 Heisman winner was the 17th-ranked quarterback and failed to make the ESPN’s top 300. Though Jackson ultimately chose to attend the University ...

Why young QBs are defying Heisman odds

Posted: August 21, 2017, 8:13 am
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Anyone who’s grown up on football believes quarterback is the most difficult position to play in the most complicated team game. Hall of Fame coaches have maintained over the years that it takes time for QBs to mature. So explain how ...

2017 ACC predicted order of finish, champ, overrated and underrated, bold predictions

Posted: August 21, 2017, 8:13 am
Louisville returns the defending Heisman Trophy winner. Miami is once again predicted to win the Coastal for the first time in program history. And myriad other teams in the league appear to be on the upswing after hiring new coaches a year ago.

Notre Dame national title and Heisman droughts

Posted: August 21, 2017, 8:13 am
It’s been 29 years since Notre Dame last won a national title in 1988. The drought in the Heisman Trophy annals is worse: It’s been 30 since Tim Brown was the Irish’s seventh winner – a total that led the nation at the time. Notre Dame’s faithful ...

Title bets, over/under projections for top 25 CFB teams

Posted: August 21, 2017, 8:07 am
They break down each team's strengths and weaknesses, along with season win total bets and national title odds. With Heisman trophy winner Lamar Jackson back and a manageable schedule, can Louisville improve on last season's record? Read » This is one of ...

WATCH: Georgia’s newest commitment says current Bulldog ‘needs’ the Heisman

Posted: August 21, 2017, 8:07 am
On Saturday, 4-star receiver Kearis Jackson became the latest top 2018 recruit to commit to Georgia. But just a few days before, Jackson helped predict the college football season with SEC Country — and his answers show that his decision did indeed come ...

Betting preview: Win-total, title odds for Louisville

Posted: August 21, 2017, 8:07 am
Odds from Westgate Las Vegas SuperBook as of Aug. 14. National title odds: 30-1 (opened 10-1) Season win total: 9.5 FPI win total projection: 8.6 Strengths: The Cardinals return Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback Lamar Jackson, so that is a pretty good ...

Ohio State Football: Mike Weber belongs among nation’s best RBs

Posted: August 21, 2017, 8:07 am
Weber follows Ezekiel Elliott as the next great Buckeye rusher. A productive sophomore campaign puts Weber in the thick of the Heisman race. He averaged 6.0 yards per carry last year. Production sputtered out at the end of the season. Clemson exposed Ohio ...

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