College football’s Week 7 slate kicks off on Wednesday night with another Sun Belt midweek showdown, as Appalachian State travels to UL Lafayette in a key conference matchup for both teams. Navy and East Carolina was slated for Thursday but was postponed due to flooding from Hurricane Matthew.
I offer my “Outrageous Predictions” every week for the upcoming slate of college football action. Inevitably, I'll pick on the wrong fan base, get a prediction about a certain team wrong, and then face the scorn on social media.
Week 6 of the 2016 college football season produced several big performances and memorable moments. Texas A&M edged Tennessee in an overtime thriller, Alabama dominated Arkansas, Florida State escaped Miami with its seventh win in a row in this series, while Washington snapped a 12-game losing streak to Oregon with a 70-21 blowout victory over the Ducks.
As Hurricane Matthew makes its way up the East Coast, many college football teams decided to postpone or reschedule games. The SEC announced on Thursday that the LSU-Florida game scheduled to be played in Gainesville was “indefinitely postponed,” and it may not happen at all, depending on who you ask.
In terms of entertainment, it'll be tough to top what we saw go down in Week 5 of the college football season. Clemson, Louisville, Wisconsin and Michigan were all involved in some games for the ages. A new contender emerged in the Pacific Northwest, and the ultra-exciting 2016 season rolled on.