Updated: Dec 12, 2020
The academic year has kicked off around the country, and the 2021 college baseball season grows ever closer. With the uncertainty caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, it is unclear exactly how college baseball will be affected. No matter what happens, College Baseball Nation will be here for all of your college baseball coverage needs.
We have gathered all of our 2021 college baseball preseason articles in one place for you. So far in the offseason we have:
Analyzed the efflux and influx of talent for college baseball's top teams via the MLB Draft and recruiting.
Seen the NCAA label college baseball a "medium-contact risk sport" and seen how one power conference will handle COVID testing in the fall with the ACC providing COVID-19 testing requirements for the college baseball season.
Witnessed a changing of the guard for the Beavers as Oregon State shook up their coaching staff.
Offered the weekend series that we want to see in 2021 (keeping in mind that long-distance travel may not be possible).
Narrowed down from 302 teams to the 76 teams we think will compete at the top of college baseball in 2021 and released our way-too-early top 25.
Learned the MLB Draft will be pushed back to July in 2021.
Seen Northern Colorado hire Jeff Bannister, the former American League Manager of the Year.
Been wowed by Garrett Crochet, the first call-up from them 2020 MLB Draft class.
Weighed in on who will be the next first-time College World Series champion.
Gotten the first look at the 2021 college baseball season as Louisiana Tech released their schedule. Update: Illinois has cancelled their Opening Weekend matchup with Louisiana Tech.
Sat down with University of Houston Head Coach Todd Whitting to learn why the Cougars are going to be a dangerous team in 2021.
Learned that the Ivy League will delay their season start until at least March 1.
Speculated what a 72-team college baseball season might look like.
Learned that the Big Ten is forgoing non-conference play in 2021.
Gotten a glance at Abilene Christian's University's midweek schedule and learned that the Southland Conference is proceeding with a normal conference schedule.
Taken a closer look at why 2021 may be the breakthrough year for Mississippi State.
Heard from UCF Head Coach Greg Lovelady on how the Knights will build on a successful 2020 season.
Chatted with East Carolina Head Coach Cliff Godwin about the depth of his pitching staff.
Seen our first modified 2021 schedule (from Nevada).
Learned for Tulane Head Coach Travis Jewett how the Green Wave are building something special in New Orleans.
Sat down with Southern Miss Head Coach Scott Berry to learn about the success the Golden Eagles have had in the fall.
Updated our Top 25 to reflect post-fall practice movement.
Still to come are more team previews and much more as we count down the days till February 19 (or whenever the 2021 college baseball season may start). Have an idea for a story? Let us know on Twitter, Instagram, or at firstname.lastname@example.org.