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College Football Poll Watch: Miami Up, Oklahoma Out and Boise State is Back

Another week of college football leads to another Sunday of strange outcomes in the polls
College Football Poll Watch: Miami Up, Oklahoma Out and Boise State is Back

Ranking college football teams is a thankless job — I get that. Be that as it may, it's still a job, and one of the most important there is in college football. The rankings drive the narrative. They're what give us marquee matchups and the perception of quality wins.

10 Coaching Candidates to Replace Les Miles at LSU

Who will replace Les Miles at LSU?
10 Coaching Candidates to Replace Les Miles at LSU

LSU has fired coach Les Miles four games into the 2016 season. Miles was on the verge of getting fired last season but survived for another year after the Tigers defeated Texas A&M in the regular season finale. Miles was hired to replace Nick Saban in 2005 and guided the program to a 114-34 record, including the 2007 national championship.

College Football Week 4 Awards

Athlon hands out the awards from the Week 4 action.
College Football Week 4 Awards 2016

Week 4 of the 2016 college football season produced several big performances and memorable moments. Tennessee rallied in the second half to end an 11-game losing streak to Florida, Wisconsin scored a huge road win over Michigan State, and Texas A&M knocked off Arkansas in Arlington, Texas.

Arizona State Sun Devils vs. California Golden Bears Preview and Prediction

A high-scoring affair is on tap between the Sun Devils and Golden Bears.
Arizona State Sun Devils vs. California Golden Bears Preview and Prediction 2016

Points and big plays won't be in short supply on Saturday night, as California and Arizona State meet in Tempe. Both teams are capable of scoring points in a hurry, with Vegas setting the over/under above 80 points. Needless to say, if you like offense, this is the game to watch on Saturday night.

 

Stanford Cardinal vs. UCLA Bruins Preview and Prediction

UCLA looks for its first win against Stanford under head coach Jim Mora
Stanford Cardinal vs. UCLA Bruins Preview and Prediction

Establish a road map for success, and others are bound to follow. For a while, the Pac-12's map was charted through Oregon, which used a versatile, explosive offense to win three straight conference titles from 2009-11.

 

Colorado Buffaloes vs. Oregon Ducks Preview and Prediction

Dakota Prukop and the Ducks return home to take on a much-improved Buffaloes team
Colorado Buffaloes vs. Oregon Ducks Preview and Prediction

Colorado and Oregon meet Saturday at Autzen Stadium with remarkably similar resumes, as both sport 2-1 records and a Week 3 loss in Big Ten country.

 

Boise State Broncos vs. Oregon State Beavers Preview and Prediction

Boise State comes to Corvallis looking for its second win against the Pac-12 this season
Boise State Broncos vs. Oregon State Beavers Preview and Prediction

Boise State is occupying an unfamiliar position in the shadows. Houston is making the biggest splash nationally among the Group of Five teams in September and generating College Football Playoff talk after cracking into the top 10 with a big win over Oklahoma in its season opener.

10 College Football Picks Against the Spread for Week 4

Picks against the spread for Week 4.
10 College Football Predictions Against the Spread for Week 4

The Week 4 edition of college football’s picks against the spread features predictions for some of Saturday’s biggest games, including Michigan State-Wisconsin, Florida-Tennessee and Texas A&M-Arkansas. Additionally, conference matchups such as LSU-Auburn, Ole Miss-Georgia and Colorado-Oregon feature lines or odds that caught our attention for Week 4.

USC Trojans vs. Utah Utes Preview and Prediction

Sam Darnold and the Trojans look to turn things around in Salt Lake City against the Utes
USC Trojans vs. Utah Utes Preview and Prediction

Are the wheels coming off for USC? Things look bleak for the Trojans after a 1-2 start. USC has struggled to find any sort of consistency on offense against Power Five teams, scoring just one touchdown and three field goals in losses to Alabama and Stanford.

 

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