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ACC Week 13 Preview and Predictions

Athlon previews Week 13 in the ACC.
ACC 2014 Week 13 Preview and Predictions

Florida State clinched the Atlantic Division title last Saturday, and there’s a possibility for clarity in the Coastal depending on what happens on Thursday night in Durham. If Duke beats North Carolina, the Blue Devils need to win their regular season finale to claim the division title. But if Duke loses to the Tar Heels, Georgia Tech would clinch a spot in the championship game.

Expert Poll: Week 12 Heisman Trophy Voting

Melvin Gordon's 408-yard performance vaulted him into second place.
Expert Poll: Week 12 Heisman Trophy Voting

Athlon Sports has formed a Heisman Trophy committee. Each week, we will ask 13 members of the national college football media to rank their top candidates for the Heisman Trophy.

 

Each voter will rank their top five candidates, with each first-place vote getting five points and each last-place vote getting one point.

 

The Panel:

 

Outrageous College Football Predictions: Week 13

Outlandish and outrageous things to watch for in college football this weekend.
Outrageous College Football Predictions: 2014 Week 12

The original reality TV show is sports. No contrived setting where seven strangers living in a house or one bachelor searching for love can match the excitement the Iron Bowl delivered last fall.

 

The beauty of college football lies in its complete unpredictability and drama. Here are some outrageous predictions for Week 13.

 

Note: The point of this column is to have some fun and make some outlandish predictions. Please react accordingly.

 

5 Lessons from the Champions Classic: Kentucky, Jahlil Okafor dominant

The Wildcats throttle Kansas, Duke's freshmen shine
What We Learned from the Champions Classic: Kentucky, Jahlil Okafor dominant

Here’s the terrifying part of Tuesday night: This is only the early season form for Kentucky and Duke.

 

November is supposed to be a time when teams are working through lineups and combinations, when freshmen are figuring out their place in the college game.

 

College Football Playoff Rankings Analysis: Week 13

Alabama takes No. 1 spot, TCU falls out of top four
College Football Playoff Rankings Analysis: Week 13

The college football playoff selection committee gave us a new catch phrase Tuesday: Game control

 

That’s why Alabama moved to No. 1 from No. 5. That’s why undefeated Florida State is No. 3. And that’s why TCU won a game and fell from in the bracket to out.

 

“Game control” is taking the place of what we once would have called style points or margin of victory.

 

Let committee chair Jeff Long explain:

 

Adrian Peterson Suspended: Where Will He Play in 2015?

Possible landing spots for Peterson if he’s reinstated in April
Adrian Peterson Suspended: Where Will He Play in 2015?

The Adrian Peterson saga returned to the national spotlight with the NFL announcing early Tuesday that the Minnesota Vikings’ All-Pro running back has been suspended without pay for at least the remainder of the 2014 season. The league suspended Peterson for violating the league’s personal conduct policy and said he will not even be considered for reinstatement before April 15, 2015.

 

Fantasy Football 2014 Waiver Wire: Week 12

The Colts’ injury situation could result in more targets for Coby Fleener
Fantasy Football 2014 Waiver Wire: Week 12

Just two teams on bye in Week 12, but Carolina and Pittsburgh aren’t the only teams whose players may not be available. Denver, Indianapolis and New Orleans are among the teams who may have to dig a little deeper into their depth charts this week. And the same can no doubt be said for a number of fantasy owners.

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