The Southeastern Conference and the Atlantic Coast Conference will be represented in this intriguing week-one showdown in the Georgia Dome. As the Georgia Bulldogs (SEC) face the North Carolina Tar Heels (ACC) in a matchup featuring two teams ranked in the preseason top 25.
Since Urban Meyer has been a coach at Ohio State University, the bar has been raised when it comes to expectations for the starting running back. Carlos Hyde and Ezekiel Elliot are now starting in the National Football League. Prepare yourselves for the next household
The Ohio State Buckeyes will come into the 2016 season lacking in the experience category at wide receiver. However, the hype of the talent on the field is overshadowing the doubt of a lack of playing time.
With that being said, it's Noah Brown who's the
Gareon Conley is the lone returning starter in the secondary for the Ohio State Buckeyes. The 2016 season will be a chance for him to lead the unit as well as man up against the number-one wide receiver of the teams' opponents.
Cornerback Gareon Conley was
Linebacker Darron Lee left Ohio State early and was drafted 20th overall by the New York Jets. His new replacement
Sam Hubbard, defensive end for the Ohio State Buckeyes was voted onto the USA Today Sports Freshman All-America team. That was only year one.
Let's take a quick look at what makes Hubbard a player ready for a huge 2016 season:
In his freshman campaign, Hubbard
The Cleveland Browns should be drastically improved in 2016, but it's too soon to consider this team a playoff contender.
The Browns were 0-11 against teams that finished with six or more wins in the 2015 regular season. Eight of those 11 losses were by double
After a disappointing 18-16 loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers, it's easy to forget the Cincinnati Bengals were 12-4 last season and champions of the AFC East Division.
Before Andy Dalton's injury that he wasn't able to return from, the Bengals were 10-2. After his departure the
Expect the defense of the Cincinnati Bengals to be a strength once again in 2016.
Here's a quick breakdown:
The Bengals should feel confident with Domata Peko and Geno Atkins returning at defensive tackle as well as Carlos Dunlap and Michael Johnson coming back at the
After finishing 3-13 a year ago, it's no secret the Cleveland Browns have plenty of room for improvement on the defensive side of the ball.
Joe Haden, one of the best cornerbacks in the National Football League, missed ten games last season due to concussion problems.