The Athletic’s 2020 college football Freshman All-America team

The 2020 college football season was unbelievably challenging for freshman players in so many ways. There was nothing normal about what they were asked to do, playing their first full season in the middle of a pandemic. The dramatically different offseason was bound to affect the development curve for young players. But so many still […]

The Athletic’s 2020 preseason college football All-Who’s Actually Playing Team

A preseason All-America team one month ago would have looked a lot different than one today. In an ordinary season, Big Ten stars like Justin Fields and Micah Parsons and Pac-12 standouts like Penei Sewell and Hamilcar Rashed would have been lay-up choices for The Athletic’s All-America teams. But no one in the Big Ten […]

The Athletic’s 2019 college football Freshman All-America team

The Athletic unveiled its two All-America teams on Wednesday. Now it’s time to recognize some the best young players in college football with our Freshman All-America teams. These two teams are made up of the true freshmen and redshirt freshmen who made the biggest impact for their programs. They were selected based on nominations from our […]

The Athletic’s 2019 college football All-America teams

With conference championships decided but bowl season still to come, college football is in the awards stage of the calendar. It’s time for The Athletic to reveal its two All-America teams, honoring the best performers of the 2019 season at every position. The All-America teams were selected by a panel of editors based on nominations […]

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