Craig Haley, Athlon Sports

Craig Haley

Athlon Sports

New Jersey, United States

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Recent articles by Craig:

FCS Football: Predictions for the Best 10 Games in Week 3

It seems as though the FCS season has best been described as the subdivision losing to FBS opponents (a 2-56 record) and beating sub-Division I teams... → Read More

FCS Football: Predictions for the Best 10 Games in Week 2

Welcome to Week 2 of the college football season, when the season-opening fly-over for your favorite FCS team may have been downgraded to a do-over.... → Read More

FCS Rankings: Preseason Power Poll

The small schedule in Week Zero simply whet the appetite. FCS college football fans are hungry for the full course. Theyll get it this week as two-... → Read More

FCS College Football: Predictions for the 2019 Season

Its the time of the year when every FCS college football program should be dreaming big. Way big. The Division I subdivision tends to be wild and... → Read More

FCS Football: Conference Rankings Entering the 2019 Season

A myriad of factors go into ranking the best conferences in FCS college football. They include the number of ranked teams, whos playing who and whos... → Read More

FCS College Football: 5 Favorites for the 2019 Eddie Robinson Award

Interestingly, the teams that are ranked No. 1 (North Dakota State) and No. 2 (James Madison) in the Athlon Sports FCS Preseason Top 25 have new head... → Read More

FCS College Football: 5 Favorites for the 2019 Buck Buchanan Award

The most coveted award for a defensive player in FCS college football is the Buck Buchanan, which celebrates its 25th anniversary season in 2019. As... → Read More

FCS College Football: 5 Favorites for the 2019 Walter Payton Award

The best offensive players in FCS college football are ready to strike a pose. Only one, though, will claim the Walter Payton Award known as the... → Read More

North Dakota State Football: Bison's 2019 Schedule Analysis

Take a look at our game-by-game expert insight into the North Dakota State (NDSU) football schedule for 2019. → Read More

Athlon Sports' 2019 Preseason FCS All-America Team

The talent remains widespread across the FCS with six players returning to the Athlon 2019 Preseason FCS All-America Team from last years postseason... → Read More

Projected FCS Playoff Qualifiers in 2019

With FCS dynasty North Dakota State returning a mere seven starters this season, theres a sense around FCS college football that the national title... → Read More

Athlon Sports' Preseason FCS Top 25 for 2019

Theres a feeling across FCS college football that the national title picture is more wide open this season that North Dakota States dynasty can be... → Read More

FCS Football: 5 Teams That Could Go From Losing Seasons to the Playoffs in 2019

The top FCS conferences are so deep with quality teams that they always have candidates which emerge from subpar seasons into playoff contenders. CAA... → Read More

7 FCS vs. FBS Power 5 Football Matchups That May Be Upsets in 2019

The crowning FCS upset of an FBS program remains Appalachian State beating Michigan in 2007, but what gets overlooked is the Wolverines should have... → Read More

12 FCS vs. FBS Group of 5 Football Matchups That May Be Upsets in 2019

The majority of FCS wins over FBS programs come against those in the Group of 5 conferences. Last year, it was five of the seven wins. Two years ago... → Read More

25 Best Week 1 Games in FCS College Football

With 80-plus games to choose from, FCS college football fans coast to coast will be thrilled with the season-opening schedule. Matchups against FBS... → Read More

FCS Football: Will North Dakota State Linebacker Jabril Cox Enter the 2020 NFL Draft?

Will Jabril Cox leave North Dakota State a year early or wont he? That could be a question hanging over the Bison season this year. Little tends to... → Read More

5 Takeaways From the FCS Class in the 2019 NFL Draft

Much is made about FCS college football players entering the NFL with a chip on their shoulders. Thats more the case this year after only 13 FCS... → Read More

FCS Football: Matchups We'd Like to See in 2019

There are plenty of FCS matchups to look forward to in the 2019 season, but theres nothing wrong with playing matchmaker for the ones that arent... → Read More

"Best of" 2019 NFL Draft Prospects from FCS College Football

Even the most-knowledgeable scouts would have scoffed last April if somebody had suggested the NFL defensive rookie of the year would come from a... → Read More