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College Football's Post-Week 12 Bowl Projections

By Steven Lassan, 1 month 3 weeks ago
Just two weeks remain in college football’s 2016 season. While the regular season is winding down, the bowl picture is starting to clear for all 10 conferences and rivalry week should add even more certainty to postseason destinations for eligible teams. Considering the 2016-17 bowl season is less than one month away, it’s never too early to take a peek at the potential matchups...

Ranking the Top 25 Rivalries in College Football History

By Athlon Sports, 1 month 3 weeks ago
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.   Rivalries are a huge part of college football and matter for bragging rights among the teams and on the recruiting trail. Rivalries are often built on...

Seven-Step Drop: Coaching Carousel About to Kick into High Gear

By Bryan Fischer, 1 month 3 weeks ago
It goes without saying that the last game on everybody’s must-watch list on Saturday was Texas at Kansas.   The Jayhawks have been dreadful for years and rarely competitive during Big 12 play this or any other season. The Longhorns were expected to take care of business, become bowl eligible and set up a big game on Black Friday that would ultimately go a long way in sorting out...

College Football Week 12 Awards

By Steven Lassan, 1 month 4 weeks ago
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. Colorado defeated Washington State in a critical game for positioning in the Pac-12, Oklahoma kept its...

Virginia Tech Hokies vs. Notre Dame Fighting Irish Preview and Prediction

By Jon Kinne, 2 months 14 hours ago
It was right there for Virginia Tech's taking. With North Carolina’s loss to Duke on Thursday night, the Hokies knew that a victory over 5-4 Georgia Tech clinched the ACC Coastal Division and put them into the conference championship game in Orlando.   But Virginia Tech’s magic number is still one after the Yellow Jackets took advantage of several Hokie mistakes and came...

Florida State Seminoles vs. Syracuse Orange Preview and Prediction

By Adam Kurkjian, 2 months 14 hours ago
Hopes have begun to fade for Syracuse in its quest for bowl eligibility, and it appears that Florida State is ready to wipe those out when the two teams meet Saturday at the Carrier Dome.   After the Orange suffered a 35-20 setback to NC State last weekend, head coach Dino Babers and Co. fell to 4-6 on the season with the Seminoles and a trip to Pittsburgh left on the schedule. Given the...

Duke Blue Devils vs. Pittsburgh Panthers Preview and Prediction

By Jon Kinne, 2 months 14 hours ago
During last weekend's rash of upsets, the Pittsburgh Panthers and the Duke Blue Devils were front and center. This week they meet up at Heinz Field in Pittsburgh.   Pitt had lost two in a row, including a 51-28 loss to stumbling Miami just the week before. But the Panthers went down to Clemson and knocked off the No. 2 Tigers. It made Pittsburgh bowl eligible with two...

College Football's 12 Best Position Battles to Watch in Week 12

By Bryan Fischer, 2 months 1 day ago
There have been some stellar matchups throughout the college football season but we’re entering the home stretch for many conference title races around the country so this week’s action might mean just a little bit more between the lines. While there are a ton of interesting games from coast-to-coast between the names on the front of the jerseys, it’s the one-on-ones between...

Virginia Cavaliers vs. Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Preview and Prediction

By Antwan Staley, 2 months 1 day ago
Georgia Tech picked up its biggest win of the season last week, beating then No. 14 Virginia Tech 30-20 in Blacksburg. The Yellow Jackets (6-4, 3-4 ACC) rushed for 309 yards and three touchdowns as they won their sixth game to become bowl eligible a season after finishing 3-9. They will try to win their seventh game on Senior Day as they host Virginia.   Virginia (2-8, 1-5) was drilled by...

Miami Hurricanes vs. NC State Wolfpack Preview and Prediction

By Antwan Staley, 2 months 1 day ago
The Miami Hurricanes’ 2016 season has been a tale of streaks. First, the team got off to a 4-0 start under new head coach Mark Richt. But that was followed by a four-game losing streak at which point many questioned whether Miami would even play in a bowl game.   Since losing a close one at Notre Dame on Oct. 29, the Hurricanes have won their past two games to make them bowl...