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The College Football Playoff Process is a Flaming Mess of Uncertainty

By J.P. Scott, 2 months 1 week ago
Oh, what a fine mess we have on our hands — and I'm loving every minute of it. I'm the guy who likes to pull up a tattered old lawn chair, light a cheap cigar, drink bottom-shelf whiskey straight out of a plastic bottle and watch the world burn. I love when what people thought were master plans fail. The chaos excites me. It's what gets me out of bed in the morning.  ...

Winter is Coming for College Football’s Four-Team Playoff

By Jim Weber, 2 months 1 week ago
As we approach Thanksgiving and the end of the college football regular season, it’s clear that winter is not just literally coming — it’s also metaphorically approaching for the four-team College Football Playoff system with more doom in the air than “Game of Thrones.”   Let me preface the rest of this column by saying I don’t think an eight-...

College Football Week 11 Awards

By Steven Lassan, 2 months 1 week ago
Week 11 of the 2016 college football season produced several big performances and memorable moments. Five teams ranked in the College Football Playoff selection committee's top 10 poll from Tuesday night suffered defeats on Saturday. Clemson was stunned by Pitt on a late field goal, Michigan fell by one point to Iowa and USC defeated Washington in Seattle. The SEC had two teams -...

Texas Tech Red Raiders vs. Oklahoma State Cowboys Preview and Prediction

By Allen Kenney, 2 months 1 week ago
Oklahoma State has won five straight games since starting Big 12 play with a loss to Baylor, including a hard-fought victory at Kansas State last week. Keep this up, and the Cowboys will likely play in-state rival Oklahoma for the conference crown on the last week of the regular season.   Texas Tech has proved to be the most dangerous team in the second tier of the Big 12, taking OU,...

College Football's 12 Best Position Battles to Watch in Week 11

By Bryan Fischer, 2 months 1 week ago
The race for many division titles will take a turn this week and the race for a good postseason landing spot will start to really heat up with some of the college football games on the docket. While there are a ton of interesting matchups between the names on the front of the jerseys, it’s the one-on-ones between the names on the back of the jerseys that are even juicier.  ...

West Virginia Mountaineers vs. Texas Longhorns Game Preview and Prediction

By Jeremy Simon, 2 months 1 week ago
It has definitely been a roller coaster of a season for Texas in 2016. The Longhorns started out with such promise after the victory over Notre Dame. However, things went downhill from there as Charlie Strong’s team lost four of the next six games.   But with the emergence of running back D’Onta Foreman, Texas (5-4, 3-3 Big 12) has won its past two games in impressive fashion...

Baylor Bears vs. Oklahoma Sooners Preview and Prediction

By Allen Kenney, 2 months 1 week ago
Oklahoma-Baylor has developed into an intriguing Big 12 rivalry ever since that November night in 2011 when quarterback Robert Griffin III clinched a Heisman Trophy in the Bears’ wild upset of the Sooners. Since then, BU used two OU beatdowns to help propel the program to back-to-back conference titles.   OU ended Baylor’s run at the top last year, and an offseason of...

10 College Football Picks Against the Spread for Week 11

By Mitch Light, 2 months 1 week ago
The Week 11 edition of college football’s picks against the spread features predictions for some of Saturday’s biggest games, including Washington-USC, Arkansas-LSU, Texas-West Virginia and Auburn-Georgia. Additionally, conference matchups such as Texas Tech-Oklahoma State, Indiana-Penn State, Tennessee-Kentucky, and Tulsa-Navy feature lines or odds that caught our...

College Football Poll Watch: The College Football Playoff Rankings are an Enigma

By J.P. Scott, 2 months 1 week ago
With the arrival of the College Football Playoff rankings, the focus of this weekly column shifts away from the coaches and media and their meaningless polls and moves to a room in Dallas full of some old guys and Condoleeza Rice.   The playoff rankings, released every Tuesday, almost always leave us with more questions than answers — right up to the final rankings of the season. It...

Predictions for Every College Football Game in Week 11

By Steven Lassan, 2 months 1 week ago
College football’s Week 11 slate once again kicked off with midweek MACtion on Tuesday and Wednesday and continues into Thursday night with three games on the schedule, including North Carolina at Duke and Utah at Arizona State. Boston College at Florida State is the only matchup on Friday night, but there’s a full slate ahead on Saturday. The Week 11 schedule only features two games...