As you might expect from a guy who covers and blogs about the Big Ten, BTN.com is a site that I frequent regularly. I'm a guy who is fascinated by the fan. I always like to know what the mood is and what they are feeling.
The Heisman Trophy has become more of a quarterback award over the past decade, but it looks as though we are on track to see running backs dominate the field this season. The year of the running back in college football is living up to the hype and running backs are leading the way all across the country, and it is not all Leonard Fournette at LSU.
The venerable lyricist Brett Gurewitz once penned that the “hills of Los Angeles are burning” and while that Bad Religion song may have been about the media’s tendency to sensationalize, the metaphor and reality could apply to the USC Trojans’ 2015 season thus far.
Utah built its football reputation as a giant killer. The Utes became the first non-BCS team to reach a BCS bowl game in 2004 and then became the first to do it again in '08. Now Utah has graduated from plucky underdog to an actual giant.
Week 7 of the college footballseason is in the books. The weekend slate provided plenty of highlights, big plays, standout performances and surprises. Saturday’s outstanding slate of games started with Baylor’s 62-38 win over West Virginia, Memphis’ upset over Ole Miss and continued into the afternoon with huge showdowns between Alabama-Texas A&M and Michigan-Michigan State.
Numbers and statistics are a huge part of college football. Every Sunday, reading updated box scores and stats is like Christmas for fans and media members. Some stats like total offense and total defense are overrated, but each help paint a picture for a team or particular game.
Week 7 of the college football season is officially in the books. And as usual, the weekend slate of games didn’t disappoint. Saturday’s action started with Memphis knocking off Ole Miss 37-24 and continued into the afternoon with Michigan State’s crazy last-second victory over Michigan and Alabama’s 41-23 win over Texas A&M. The Week 7 slate concluded with a solid round of games at night, including Florida-LSU, Utah-Arizona State and Notre Dame-USC.