The Week 13 edition of college football’s picks against the spread features predictions for some of Saturday’s biggest games, including Michigan-Ohio State, Washington-Washington State, Auburn-Alabama and South Carolina-Clemson.
The annual Apple Cup rivalry between Washington and Washington State has extra implications this year, as the winner of Friday’s game will clinch the Pac-12 North title and earn a trip to Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, Calif. for the conference title game on Dec. 2. There’s also no shortage of national implications in this matchup as well.
College football’s 2016 regular season is winding down, but there are two weeks of action remaining, including a busy and rivalry-filled Week 13 slate. Three MAC games start the action on Tuesday night for Week 13, including Akron at Ohio and Central Michigan traveling to Eastern Michigan.
Texas hasn’t officially made a coaching change, but all signs point to Saturday’s matchup against TCU as the final regular season game of Charlie Strong’s tenure in Austin. Strong is 16-20 through three seasons leading the Longhorns and posted losing records in his first two years on campus.
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- Congrats to Clemson, Florida and Navy for clinches division and spots in conference championship games. Congrats are also in order for Joe Thomas Sr - aka, the oldest college football player ever - Donnell Pumphrey, Dalvin Cook and James Conner as well.
Bragging rights between two Michigan MAC rivals are on the line Tuesday night, as Central Michigan travels to Ypsilanti to take on Eastern Michigan in the regular season finale for both teams. The Chippewas and Eagles are both bowl eligible, so it’s unlikely Tuesday night’s game is the final appearance for either team in the 2016 season.
The end of the college football season is never a welcomed sight for fans of all 128 programs. However, the end of November brings arguably one of – if not No. 1 – parts of the college football regular season in rivalry week.
Week 12 of the 2016 college football season produced several big performances and memorable moments. Saturday's slate didn't produce another week of upsets, but there were several key matchups that will have a role in determining conference champions or the playoff picture.