Alabama is favored to win it all and repeat as national champions, but Oklahoma is among the teams that could end the Crimson Tide's reign.
The top-20 potential of Coastal Carolina and Appalachian State and the top-75 or so potential of everyone else makes the Sun Belt East one of the best divisions in the Group of Five heading into 2021.
- UK's Horsey, CCU LB among Comeback POYs
- Coastal Carolina's Chadwell wins AP coach award
- Alabama boasts 6 AP 1st-team All-Americans
- Left out of CFP, Aggies will play in Orange Bowl
The pandemic wiped out last year's spring football and altered the course of the fall season. Optimism abounds as teams return to offseason practice and their "new normal."
Bill Connelly breaks down the most exciting quarterbacks, pass catchers and defenders you'll see take the college football field in 2021.
With the NCAA tournament finally here, we take our yearly look at how a 64-team college football tournament would play out.
Mac Jones' strong finish to 2019 foreshadowed big things for 2020, and the Alabama signal caller delivered beyond anyone's expectations. Who can fill that role in 2021?
Breece Hall and Desmond Ridder weren't the only top college football players last season to outplay early expectations.
Oklahoma, Alabama and North Carolina are in good shape for the future, but what other teams are best prepared for the next three seasons at quarterback?
What's the most pressing offseason concern for each Top 25 team? From replacing star quarterbacks to breaking in new coaches, we break it down.
From blue-chip recruits to impact transfers to new coaches, these are the fresh faces who could make a big difference in 2021.
Bill Connelly breaks down his yearly SP+ projections and sees how they line up with the Way-Too-Early 2021 Top 25.
What do teams need to do to make a realistic run at the College Football Playoff? And if not the playoff, what's their ceiling?
Coastal Carolina, with its season to remember, makes this list multiple times. But what other games cracked the top 25?
With DeVonta Smith, Kyle Pitts and Trevor Lawrence among the stars leaving college football, we make early picks for the 2021 All-America team.
The CFB Pod: Negandhi is joined by Andrea Adelson, Heather Dinich, Adam Rittenberg and Ivan Maisel to put a bow on the 2020 college football season
Kevin Negandhi is joined by Andrea Adelson, Heather Dinich, Adam Rittenberg and Ivan Maisel to put a bow on the 2020 college football season. They discuss the historical context of a season played during a pandemic, what was different about this year’s Alabama team, why the Big Ten would like to forget this season, if the College Football Playoff ever seriously flirted with the idea of expansion, Sarah Fuller making history, underdog stories, Dabo Swinney’s heel turn, concerns about the current structure of the sport, predictions and hopes for college football for 2021, and Urban Meyer taking the Jacksonville Jaguars job.
Tennessee is looking for a new head coach for the fifth time since 2008. Here are 11 candidates who could take over at Rocky Top.
Malachi Moore and Bijan Robinson were among the best true freshmen in college football this season.
Monday's College Football Playoff National Championship left no doubt as to who was No. 1. Here's the rest of our top 25 to close the season.
Which players will emerge as stars for the nation's top teams next season? It's never too early to start speculating.
Will we see heavyweights such as Clemson, Alabama and Ohio State fall back in 2021? Can programs such as Georgia, North Carolina and Texas A&M close the gap in their conferences? We break it down in our Way Too Early Top 25.
The College Football Playoff crowned its next champion in Miami. Take a look at the rest of the CFP and bowl season.
Adam Rittenberg predicts the winners and final scores of every bowl game, including the College Football Playoff.
Who has the best shot at bringing home the Heisman next season? Here's an early breakdown of the players you'll likely hear a lot of come fall.
Kentucky offensive lineman Kenneth Horsey is one of three winners of the Mayo Clinic Comeback Player of the Year Award, along with Colorado running back Jarek Broussard and Coastal Carolina linebacker Silas Kelly.
Coastal Carolina's Jamey Chadwell is The Associated Press college football Coach of the Year after leading the Chanticleers to a surprising, near-perfect season.