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Virginia Cavaliers vs. North Carolina Tar Heels Preview and Prediction

By Jon Kinne, 1 year 2 months ago
Virginia’s Mike London entered the season on perhaps college football’s hottest seat. Many felt that if the Cavaliers did not pull off an upset over UCLA, Notre Dame or Boise State that London would be gone. After losing all three of those games, including getting shellacked 56-14 by the Broncos, the biggest upset may be that London is still gainfully employed. But since...

Boston College Eagles vs. Louisville Cardinals Preview and Prediction

By Lloyd H. Spence Jr., 1 year 2 months ago
The Louisville Cardinals (2-4) came into the season with high expectations. They returned a highly talented quarterback, several highly recruited skill players on both sides of the ball, and a coaching staff with a reputation for maximizing talent and ability every year they work with their players. Head coach Bobby Petrino and defensive coordinator Todd Grantham have worked tirelessly...

Pittsburgh Panthers vs. Syracuse Orange Preview and Prediction

By Marky Billson, 1 year 2 months ago
For the first time in five years, the Pittsburgh Panthers (5-1) are nationally ranked following a school record 56-yard field goal late in the fourth quarter from Chris Blewitt to beat Georgia Tech last Saturday, 31-28. Many are saying Pitt is the favorite to win the Atlantic Coast Conference's Coastal Division. Now, the Panthers face a familiar foe when they travel to...

Clemson Tigers vs. Miami Hurricanes Preview and Prediction

By Antwan Staley, 1 year 2 months ago
The last time the Miami Hurricanes hosted a top-10 opponent at Sun Life Stadium, things did not go according to plan. In 2014, after leading No. 3 Florida State 23-10 at halftime, the Hurricanes blew their lead and lost to the Seminoles 30-26. Miami hopes this weekend's matchup against the No. 6-ranked Clemson Tigers will end in a different result.  Clemson will come into their...

College Football's Top 15 Games of the Second Half of 2015

By Allen Kenney, 1 year 2 months ago
Unfortunately for college football fans, we’ve reached the halfway mark of yet another season. A compelling first half of 2015 has set up a frantic scramble to the finish in the remainder of the year. Related: 10 Best College Football Games of the Season So Far In particular, keep an eye on the Big 12, where the league office backloaded the conference slate with showdowns...

ACC Week 8 Predictions: Clemson and Florida State Face Road Tests, Duke Travels to Virginia Tech

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 2 months ago
Florida State and Clemson are inching closer to a huge showdown on Nov. 7 in Death Valley, but both teams have road tests coming up on Saturday in Week 8 action. The Seminoles pulled away from Louisville in the second half of last week’s game and have a tough assignment in preparing for Georgia Tech’s option attack this weekend. The Yellow Jackets might be the ACC’s biggest...

Outrageous College Football Predictions for Week 8

By J.P. Scott, 1 year 3 months ago
You can't get much more outrageous than the end of the Michigan State-Michigan game last weekend, but you know the college football world is sure going to try. With another slate of season-shaping matchups and potential trap games on the docket, the potential for outrageousness is alive and well in Week 8. Related: 15 Must-See Moments from College Football's Week 7 Games ...

College Football 2015 Midseason Awards

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 3 months ago
The first half of the 2015 college football season is officially in the books. And at the midpoint of 2015, it’s time to look back at the first seven weeks, revisit preseason predictions and take a glimpse at what the second half of the season has to offer. With half of a season still to go, plenty of changes, surprises and disappointments should be expected. The playoff picture is...

BTN Mailbag Question Shines Light on College Football's Perpetual Flaw

By J.P. Scott, 1 year 3 months ago
As you might expect from a guy who covers and blogs about the Big Ten, BTN.com is a site that I frequent regularly. I'm a guy who is fascinated by the fan. I always like to know what the mood is and what they are feeling. As a result, one of my favorite weekly reads is the Big Ten Mailbag, where senior BTN.com writer Tom Dienhart answers questions about the conference from the fans. In...

Ranking College Football's Top Heisman Trophy Contenders at Midseason

By Kevin McGuire, 1 year 3 months ago
The Heisman Trophy has become more of a quarterback award over the past decade, but it looks as though we are on track to see running backs dominate the field this season. The year of the running back in college football is living up to the hype and running backs are leading the way all across the country, and it is not all Leonard Fournette at LSU. Fournette, however, is leading the way with a...