We're almost a month into the college football season and I finally got a couple of these partially right last week! If your team is on the wrong end of any of these predictions, you are hoping last week was an aberration and not the start of a new trend.
I often find myself watching college football games and wondering if a certain coach could do better — or at the very least — be a better fit elsewhere. Plenty of coaches have success wherever they go, but that doesn't make some of the stops awkward or eventually stale.
Ohio State taught the college football world an important lesson last season: Don’t count out the one-loss teams after a September defeat. Every team would prefer to finish the season with a perfect record, but an early-season defeat isn’t the final blow for any program’s playoff hopes.
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.
Rivalries in sports can often be the lifeblood of a team. Seasons and opportunities squandered can be erased by the lasting memories of having topped a hated rival. In a similar fashion, entire seasons of hard work, dedication, and perfection can feel meaningless in those brief moments following a loss to your cross-town neighbor.
Several offensive questions face no. 21 Utah heading into its final non-conference game this weekend. The Utes moved the ball well enough in home victories over Utah State and Michigan, but left plenty of room for improvement.