It was inevitable. A regression to the mean. Aka, a losing weekend.
I did get two of my three Letdown Alert picks correct but that struggling Florida State offense ruined me for the weekend.
I'm not shying away from the big games this weekend (except one) and am feeling like going big or going home. We’ve also now entered the “win one for the Gipper... because the other guy got fired (or suspended)” portion of the season as well.
Stanford cruised to an easy win over UCLA on Thursday night, but the final score (56-35) and a huge statistical night from running back Christian McCaffrey is going to be overlooked thanks to receiver Francis Owusu’s ridiculous touchdown catch.
With Stanford leading 35-17 early in the third quarter, Owusu caught a 41-yard score from quarterback Kevin Hogan. The catch by Owusu might be one of the best in college football in recent years and is easily the best of 2015.
Check out Owusu’s amazing catch on Thursday night:
The Pac-12’s Week 7 slate should be among the best from Power 5 conferences in college football this weekend. The action kicks off on Thursday night with UCLA visiting Stanford in a potential preview of the Pac-12 Championship.
LOS ANGELES — Think of swagger in college football, and certain programs are bound to come to mind: Miami in the 1980s and early 2000s; Florida State through the 1990s; USC in the 2000s or many SEC teams of the last decade.
Week 7 of the 2015 college football season kicks off with three games on Thursday night, including a top 25 showdown between UCLA and Stanford and a meeting in the SEC between Auburn and Kentucky. Four games are scheduled for Friday night, including an intriguing matchup in the Mountain West with Boise State visiting Utah State.
College football’s coaching carousel is already in motion. Five FBS head coaching positions are open prior to Week 6 and several more are expected to change coaches by the end of the season. With the carousel moving fast, it won’t be long before athletic directors gauge the interest level of coaches or coordinators and setup interviews for the open position.