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Oklahoma Sooners vs. Texas Tech Red Raiders Preview and Prediction

By Allen Kenney, 3 months 2 hours ago
Quarterback Baker Mayfield’s transfer from Texas Tech to Oklahoma following the 2013 season actually worked out well for both sides. After sitting out the 2014 season, Mayfield won the starting job at OU last season and helped lead the Sooners to a conference title. Meanwhile, dynamic talent Patrick Mahomes, who likely would have beaten out Mayfield at Tech, took over the starting role...

TCU Horned Frogs vs. West Virginia Mountaineers Game Preview and Prediction

By Jeremy Simon, 3 months 4 hours ago
The West Virginia Mountaineers have stormed onto the national scene after starting the season 5-0 and landing 12th in the most current AP Top 25. After holding Texas Tech to season lows on offense last week the Mountaineers can claim one of the stingiest defenses in the Big 12. Pair that with the emergence of senior QB Skyler Howard and the Mountaineers are now starting to be considered a dark...

Texas Longhorns vs. Kansas State Wildcats Preview and Prediction

By Allen Kenney, 3 months 4 hours ago
Some teams just have your number. Kansas State has held that kind of voodoo over Texas for a decade or so. The Wildcats are 6-2 in their last eight meetings with the Longhorns.   The Longhorns overcame the curse last season, winning 23-9. That was in the friendly confines of Darrell K. Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium, though. UT hasn’t won in Manhattan since 2002.   Breaking...

College Football's 12 Best Position Battles to Watch in Week 8

By Bryan Fischer, 3 months 1 day ago
We’ve had some big weeks in college football during the first half of the season but things certainly are not going to slack off as we cross the midway point. This week in particular has some huge Top 25 matchups between some big-name teams but it’s the one-on-ones between the names on the back of the jerseys that are even juicier.   Whether you’re a college football...

10 College Football Picks Against the Spread for Week 8

By Mitch Light, 3 months 1 day ago
The Week 8 edition of college football’s picks against the spread features predictions for some of Saturday’s biggest games, including Alabama-Texas A&M, West Virginia-TCU, Wisconsin-Iowa and Arkansas-Auburn. Additionally, conference matchups such as Ole Miss-TCU, Texas-Kansas State, Louisville-NC State and Penn State-Ohio State feature lines or odds that caught our...

Oklahoma State Cowboys vs. Kansas Jayhawks Preview and Prediction

By Nicholas Ian Allen, 3 months 1 day ago
The Oklahoma State Cowboys travel to Lawrence Saturday to square off with Big 12 foe Kansas in what is expected to be a tune-up ahead of next week’s showdown with presently undefeated West Virginia.   Fresh off a bye week, the Cowboys are 4-2 overall and 2-1 in Big 12 play. Oklahoma State picked up some much-needed momentum with back-to-back victories over Texas and Iowa State, but...

Predictions for Every College Football Game in Week 8

By Steven Lassan, 3 months 2 days ago
College football’s Week 8 slate is the official start of the second half of the season, and the action begins on Thursday night with three matchups. Miami travels to Virginia Tech for a key ACC Coastal Division matchup, while Boise State hosts BYU in a game that can certainly help boost the Broncos' overall resume for the top spot among Group of 5 teams. Three more games dot...

5 Close Calls for College Football’s Eventual National Champions Since 2000

By Aaron Tallent, 3 months 2 days ago
Clemson’s overtime win at home this past Saturday over an NC State team that was outmatched on paper may be causing some worries in Death Valley. However, forgive the clichĂ©, the college football season is a marathon, not a sprint.   Many eventual national champions have survived close games prior to winning the title against teams they should have probably blown out. Here are...

College Football's Post-Week 7 Bowl Projections

By Steven Lassan, 3 months 3 days ago
The first seven weeks of the college football season are in the books. And as expected, the 2016 season has already experienced some unexpected teams on the rise and on the decline. Florida State was picked by many as a preseason favorite to reach the national championship, but the Seminoles are out of the picture with two losses. Louisville, Washington and Michigan are three...