1. Predicting the Top 20 Offenses of the 2017 College Football Season

    What defines a great college football offense? Just because a team scores a bucketload of points or piles up yards doesn't make it elite...

    Brad Shepard Written by Brad Shepard about 4 days ago 73,245 reads 1 comments

  2. Grading Top 10 2017 College Football Recruiting Classes

    National signing day has come and gone, and with the 2017 recruiting cycle in the books, it's time to take a look at the top-ranked hauls and examine the players...

    Brad Shepard Written by Brad Shepard about 13 days ago 88,892 reads 0 comments

  3. CFB Future 100: Top 30 Defensive Players in Class of 2017

    College football may be losing a slew of stars to the NFL, like every year, but the great thing about the college game is it paves the way for more elite talents to come in...

    Brad Shepard Written by Brad Shepard about 18 days ago 65,355 reads 0 comments

  4. College Football's Winners and Losers of 2017 NFL Draft Early-Entry Decisions

    The deadline for early entries into April's NFL draft passed Monday, gutting the college game of some of its most dynamic players, as it does every year...

    Brad Shepard Written by Brad Shepard about 1 month ago 39,499 reads 83 comments

  5. Ranking Every College Football Conference Post Bowl Season

    Conference allegiance is, for the most part, a myth during the season. After all, most of your die-hard college football fans aren't rooting hard for their hated division rivals just because they're battling against a team from another league...

    Brad Shepard Written by Brad Shepard about 1 month ago 27,569 reads 83 comments

  6. SEC Football: Super Early Conference Rankings for 2017

    The college football season is barely 24 hours in the grave, so that must mean it's time to look ahead to what 2017 has in store for the SEC...

    Brad Shepard Written by Brad Shepard about 1 month ago 22,960 reads 136 comments

  7. Bold Predictions for SEC Football in 2017

    There are only two teams remaining in the Football Bowl Subdivision with the top-ranked Alabama Crimson Tide set to take on the Clemson Tigers in next week's College Football Playoff National Championship in Tampa, Florida...

    Brad Shepard Written by Brad Shepard about 1 month ago 46,796 reads 322 comments

  8. Joshua Dobbs Seals Tennessee Legacy with Star Showing in Career Finale

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Moments after Tennessee's 38-24 Music City Bowl victory over the Nebraska Cornhuskers at Nissan Stadium on Friday, Volunteers quarterback Joshua Dobbs had one final moment of on-field leadership...

    Brad Shepard Written by Brad Shepard about 1 month ago 17,903 reads 38 comments

  9. Music City Bowl 2016: Nebraska vs. Tennessee Live Score and Highlights

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Tennessee's imperfect 2016 season ended about as perfectly as it could have for the Volunteers in Friday's Music City Bowl finale...

    Brad Shepard Written by Brad Shepard about 1 month ago 23,167 reads 251 comments

  10. Belk Bowl 2016: Arkansas vs. Virginia Tech Live Score and Highlights

    Left for dead after a 24-point halftime deficit, the Virginia Tech Hokies reeled off 35 unanswered points after the break to pull out a stunning 35-24 win over a shell-shocked Arkansas team in the Belk Bowl...

    Brad Shepard Written by Brad Shepard about 1 month ago 23,049 reads 275 comments

  11. Meet the Tennessee Football Treasure, 93-Year-Old Gus Manning

    There's no cheering allowed in the press box, but an exception was made as Tennessee began its football season against Appalachian State when Gus Manning was honored for attending his 71st consecutive home opener...

    Brad Shepard Written by Brad Shepard about 2 months ago 16,157 reads 11 comments

  12. Independence Bowl 2016: NC State vs. Vanderbilt Live Score and Highlights

    North Carolina State finished an inconsistent season with a strong night, dominating Vanderbilt in the Independence Bowl 41-17 to finish the year 7-6...

    Brad Shepard Written by Brad Shepard about 2 months ago 6,714 reads 21 comments

  13. Dollar General Bowl 2016: Ohio vs. Troy Live Score and Highlights

    In a game where turnovers and big plays were the flavor of the day, Ohio made far too many mistakes against a high-octane Troy offense, and the Trojans beat the Bobcats 28-23 in the Dollar General Bowl...

    Brad Shepard Written by Brad Shepard about 2 months ago 2,047 reads 3 comments

  14. Predicting the MVPs of Each SEC Bowl Game

    The national narrative is that it was a "down year" in the SEC, and there is plenty of merit to that, considering that behind undefeated Alabama, there was no other league team with fewer than four losses...

    Brad Shepard Written by Brad Shepard about 2 months ago 19,568 reads 70 comments

  15. New Orleans Bowl 2016: Southern Miss vs. La.-Lafayette Live Score and Highlights

    On a night when Southern Mississippi had some record-setting performances, the mistake-prone Golden Eagles had to overcome penalties, turnovers and terrible clock management to survive a 28-21 win over Louisiana-Lafayette in the New Orleans Bowl...

    Brad Shepard Written by Brad Shepard about 2 months ago 3,347 reads 4 comments

  16. One Goal Each SEC Team Needs to Accomplish During Bowl Practice

    For 12 SEC teams, an extra month (give or take) of bowl practice not only allows them to finish the season on a high note but also provides a much-needed jump-start to the future...

    Brad Shepard Written by Brad Shepard about 2 months ago 12,802 reads 18 comments

  17. Tennessee Football: Recent Negativity Around Team Not Hurting Vols Recruiting

    Many around Rocky Top would love to just forget a 2016 Tennessee football season that was supposed to be unforgettable...

    Brad Shepard Written by Brad Shepard about 3 months ago 10,190 reads 36 comments

  18. Predicting Winner for Every SEC Football Bowl Game

    After a disappointing season on the gridiron, the SEC will try to rebound with a solid bowl season for the second year in a row...

    Brad Shepard Written by Brad Shepard about 3 months ago 3,398 reads 29 comments

  19. Outback Bowl: Preview, Predictions for Florida vs. Iowa

    After getting destroyed by College Football Playoff participant Alabama in the SEC Championship Game on the second leg of a two-game slide, the Florida Gators will try to end the season on a strong note in an Outback Bowl showdown with Iowa...

    Brad Shepard Written by Brad Shepard about 3 months ago 20,432 reads 103 comments

  20. Belk Bowl: Preview, Predictions for Arkansas vs. Virginia Tech

    After playing the College Football Playoff's second-ranked team Clemson to the brink, Virginia Tech has to rebound from the ACC Championship Game loss and play Arkansas in the Belk Bowl...

    Brad Shepard Written by Brad Shepard about 3 months ago 15,505 reads 19 comments

  21. SEC Championship 2016: Alabama vs. Florida Live Score and Highlights

    Virtually everybody predicted mighty, top-ranked Alabama would obliterate Florida in the SEC Championship Game on Saturday...

    Brad Shepard Written by Brad Shepard about 3 months ago 92,057 reads 573 comments

  22. Pac-12 Championship 2016: Colorado vs. Washington Live Score and Highlights

    The Washington Huskies turned an opportunity in the Pac -12 Championship Game into a resounding 41-10 victory over the Colorado Buffaloes on Friday night to show a national television audience they belong in the College Football Playoff...

    Brad Shepard Written by Brad Shepard about 3 months ago 80,202 reads 338 comments

  23. Power Ranking Every 2016 SEC Football Team

    In this year's SEC, it's Alabama and everybody else. It's been a forgettable season for the conference, which could use the Crimson Tide rolling to another national championship ...

    Brad Shepard Written by Brad Shepard about 3 months ago 11,768 reads 136 comments

  24. SEC Championship 2016: Florida vs. Alabama Complete Game Preview

    An SEC Championship Game between Florida and Alabama is nothing new. This will be the ninth time the Gators and Crimson Tide have battled for the conference crown since the league adopted the divisional format in 1992...

    Brad Shepard Written by Brad Shepard about 3 months ago 15,731 reads 44 comments

  25. Tennessee's Loss to Vanderbilt Puts Butch Jones Firmly on the Hot Seat

    There aren't any catchy phrases or slogans for Tennessee head coach Butch Jones to use to describe Saturday night or the 2016 season...

    Brad Shepard Written by Brad Shepard about 3 months ago 60,115 reads 289 comments