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Draft Insiders’ Ranks ‘Bama #1 to Defend National Title

Draft Insiders’ Ranks ‘Bama #1 to Defend National Title

Three SEC Teams in Top 6 Rankings

Draft Insiders’ and the Associated Press Top 25 Teams

Draft Insiders’ – Top 25 Preseason
Rank/ Team/ Record

1 Alabama –      0-0
2 Clemson –      0-0
3 Georgia –        0-0
4 Wisconsin –    0-0
5 Washington – 0-0
6 Auburn –         0-0
7 Ohio St –        0-0
8 Oklahoma –    0-0
9 Miami      –   0-0
10 Michigan St –            0-0
11 Notre Dame  –           0-0
12 Stanford –     0-0
13 Michigan –    0-0
14 West Virginia –          0-0
15 Penn St –      0-0
16 USC         –   0-0
17 TCU         –     0-0
18 Mississippi St –         0-0
19 Florida St –   0-0
20 Oregon –      0-0
21 Virginia Tech –          0-0
22 LSU – 0-0
23 UCF   –           0-0
24 Boise St –     0-0
25 South Carolina –       0-0

AP Top 25 Preseason

Rank/ Team / Record / Points

1 Alabama – (42)            0-0        1505     —
2 Clemson – (18)            0-0        1476     —
3 Georgia –        0-0        1350     —
4 Wisconsin – (1)           0-0        1271     —
5 Ohio St –        0-0        1256     —
6 Washington – 0-0        1215     —
7 Oklahoma –    0-0        1173     —
8 Miami – 0-0      1027     —
9 Auburn –         0-0        1013     —
10 Penn St –      0-0        1012     —
11 Michigan St –            0-0        877       —
12 Notre Dame  – 0-0      804       —
13 Stanford –     0-0        778       —
14 Michigan –    0-0        773       —
15 USC – 0-0      543       —
16 TCU – 0-0      533       —
17 West Virginia –          0-0        511       —
18 Mississippi St –         0-0        450       —
19 Florida St –   0-0        384       —
20 Virginia Tech –          0-0        351       —
21 UCF – 0-0      312       —
22 Boise St –     0-0        292       —
23 Texas –        0-0        216       —
24 Oregon –      0-0        148       —
25 LSU – 0-0      106       —

Others receiving votes: South Carolina 96, Florida 68, Utah 60, Oklahoma State 51, Florida Atlantic 38, Arizona 28, NC State 22, Texas A&M 21, Boston College 18, Northwestern 13, Kansas State 10, Iowa State 8, Houston 6, Memphis 3, Iowa 2, Troy 2, Fresno State 1, Arkansas State 1,




NFL Calendar 2018-2019

NFL Calendar 2018-2019

Preseason Week Three (Aug. 23-26)
Thursday, Aug. 23, 2018

Preseason Week Four (Aug. 30-31)
Thursday, Aug. 30

September 1: Final Cutdown – NFL Teams must reduce rosters to 53 players by 4 pm
September 3: Teams may establish a practice squad of 10 players

September 6: Opening NFL game – Falcons at Eagles

Sept 9-10 – Opening weekend of NFL schedule

Oct. 16-17 – Fall Owners Meeting, New York

October 30: NFL Trade deadline at 4 PM ET.

Dec. 12 – Winter Owners Meeting, Irving, Tx.

December 30: NFL Regular Season ends

January 5-6: Wild Card Playoff round

January 12-13: Divisional Playoff round

January 20: AFC and NFL Championship Games

January 27: Pro Bowl in Orlando, Florida

February 3: Super Bowl – Atlanta, Georgia

February 28-March 6: Scouting Combine in Indianapolis, In

March 13: 2019 – NFL league year, includes start of free agency and trading period begins at 4 pm ET

April 25-27 – NFL Draft 2019




College Top 25 Preseason Poll

College Top 25 Preseason Poll

Coaches Poll
Rank/ Team / Record/ Points

1 Alabama (61) 0-0 1621
2 Clemson (3) 0-0 1547
3 Ohio St (1) 0-0 1458
4 Georgia 0-0 1452
5 Oklahoma 0-0 1288
6 Washington 0-0 1245
7 Wisconsin 0-0 1243
8 Miami 0-0 1091
9 Penn St 0-0 1050
10 Auburn 0-0 1004

Draft Insiders will post our Top 25 Rankings in late August

11 Notre Dame 0-0 892
12 Michigan St 0-0 870
13 Stanford 0-0 768
14 Michigan 0-0 752
15 USC 0-0 691
16 TCU 0-0 530
17 Virginia Tech 0-0 524
18 Mississippi St 0-0 407
19 Florida St 0-0 328
20 West Virginia 0-0 310
21 Texas 0-0 265
22 Boise St 0-0 261
23 UCF 0-0 259
24 LSU 0-0 254
25 Oklahoma St 0-0 168

Others receiving votes: South Carolina 138, Florida 135, Oregon 105, Utah 81, Texas A&M 67, Northwestern 67, Kansas State 35, Florida Atlantic 27, Memphis 23, Boston College 23, NC State 22, Arkansas State 19, Troy 19, Appalachian State 16, San Diego State 15, Kentucky 8, Iowa State 8, Iowa 8, Washington State 7, South Florida 6, Duke 5, Fresno State 4, Louisville 3, Arizona 2, Houston 2, Army 1, Northern Illinois 1

Frank Coyle is a long-time scout with nationwide ties with coaches, scouts and player agents. He is a long-time member of the FWAA and voter in College player awards – Heisman, Outland, Nagurski, Lombardi, Thorpe, Biletnikoff etc for the past 25 years. He writes College Football Mondays weekly during the season. He is a longtime scouting consultant for the Senior Bowl, the nation’s premier postseason All-star game. He does sports radio shows for CBS, ESPN, Fox Sports and Sporting News on a year-round basis related to NFL and College football especially during the postseason team and All-star Bowl time. He has worked for CBS Sports, NBC Sports, Yahoo and Rivals sports publications and web sites, in addition to several fantasy football sites.




The NFL Preseason Schedule for 2018 – Results and Upcoming Games

NFL Preseason Schedule for 2018

The NFL Preseason Schedule for 2018 kicked off with the NFL/Hall of Fame Game in Canton, Ohio on Thursday, Aug. 1.

The Baltimore Ravens defeated the Chicago Bears in that game 17-16.

NFL Network will telecast every 2018 Preseason game either live or replay.

NFL Preseason 2018

Week 1 (August 9-13)

Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018

Matchup           Time (ET)

Bengals 30, Bears 27    7:00 pm

Browns 20, Giants 10    7:00

Buccaneers 26, Dolphins 24       7:00 pm

Panthers 28, Bills 23      7:00 pm

Saints 24, Jaguars 20    7:00 pm

Steelers 31, Eagles 14   7:00 pm

Ravens 33, Rams 7       7:30 pm

Patriots 26, Redskins 17 7:30 pm

Packers 31, Titans 17    8:00 pm

Texans 17, Chiefs 10     8:30 pm

Colts 19, Seahawks 17  10:00 pm

49ers 24, Cowboys 21   10:00 pm

Friday, Aug. 10, 2018

Jets 17, Falcons 0         7:30 pm

Raiders 16, Lions 10      10:30 pm

Saturday, Aug. 11, 2018

Vikings at Broncos        9:05 pm

Chargers at Cardinals    10:00 pm

Preseason Week Two (Aug 16-20)

Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018

Matchup           Time (ET)

Eagles at Patriots          7:30 pm

Jets at Redskins            8:00 pm

Steelers at Packers       8:00 pm

Friday, Aug. 17, 2018

Chiefs at Falcons          7:00 pm

Giants at Lions  7:00 pm

Bills at Browns  7:30 pm

Dolphins at Panthers      7:30 pm

Cardinals at Saints        8:00 pm

Saturday, Aug. 18, 2018

Jaguars at Vikings         1:00 pm

Raiders at Rams            4:00 pm

Bengals at Cowboys     7:00 pm

49ers at Texans 8:00 pm

Buccaneers at Titans     8:00 pm

Bears at Broncos          9:05 pm

Seahawks at Chargers   10:00 pm

Monday, Aug. 20, 2018

Ravens at Colts 8:00 pm

Preseason Week Three (Aug. 23-26)

Thursday, Aug. 23, 2018

Matchup           Time (ET)

Eagles at Browns          8:00 pm

Friday, Aug. 24, 2018

Broncos at Redskins      7:30 pm

Giants at Jets    7:30 pm

Patriots at Panthers       7:30 pm

Lions at Buccaneers      8:00 pm

Seahawks at Vikings     8:00 pm

Packers at Raiders        10:30 pm

Saturday, Aug. 25, 2018

Chiefs at Bears  1:00 pm

Texans at Rams            4:00 pm

Titans at Steelers          4:00 pm

49ers at Colts   4:30 pm

Falcons at Jaguars        7:00 pm

Ravens at Dolphins       7:00 pm

Saints at Chargers         8:00 pm

Sunday, Aug. 26, 2018

Bengals at Bills 4:00 pm

Cardinals at Cowboys   8:00 pm

Preseason Week Four (Aug. 30-31)

Thursday, Aug. 30

Browns at Lions 7:00 pm

Colts at Bengals            7:00 pm

Dolphins at Falcons       7:00 pm

Jets at Eagles   7:00 pm

Patriots at Giants           7:00 pm

Jaguars at Buccaneers  7:30 pm

Panthers at Steelers      7:30 pm

Redskins at Ravens       7:30 pm

Bills at Bears     8:00 pm

Cowboys at Texans       8:00 pm

Rams at Saints  8:00 pm

Vikings at Titans            8:00 pm

Packers at Chiefs          8:30 pm

Broncos at Cardinals      10:00 pm

Chargers at 49ers          10:00 pm

Raiders at Seahawks     10:00 pm

End NFL Preseason Schedule 2018

NFL 2018 Regular Season Starts Sept. 6th