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Playoff Snub Sends Clear Signal to Big 12: Use Your Games Wisely

By David Fox, 2 years 1 month ago
Art Briles is one of the nation’s brightest football coaches. He’s done more with less at Baylor because of smarts and hard work.He’s changed Baylor from a Big 12 afterthought into a two-time league champ because of astute recruiting and player development and an innovative offensive system.That’s why Baylor missing out on the College Football Playoff can be so...

Ranking All 39 College Football Bowls for 2014: From Must-See to Must-Miss

By Steven Lassan, 2 years 1 month ago
College football’s regular season is over and the postseason and playoff matchups are set. The bowl season kicks off in New Orleans on Dec. 20 and concludes with the national championship in Arlington, Texas. 39 bowl games are slated for this year's schedule, and the slate will increase to 40 in 2015. Watching all 39 bowl games isn’t impossible, but it can be difficult...

Quit Whining, Enjoy the College Football Playoff

By Braden Gall, 2 years 1 month ago
Baylor is upset that it beat TCU head-to-head and won the Big 12 championship by any logical or rational definition and is sitting at home. TCU is upset because the Horned Frogs won a game 55-3 and dropped from third to sixth and finds itself out of the tournament. Everyone is upset that Ohio State — a team with the worst loss, the fewest good wins and an injured Heisman...

Has TCU Done Enough to Clinch Playoff Bid?

By David Fox, 2 years 1 month ago
With a 55-3 win over Iowa State, TCU didn’t give the College Football Playoff selection committee any reason to drop the Horned Frogs out of the top four.Now, the Horned Frogs will wait to find out of that’s enough.TCU entered the week ranked No. 3 in the selection committee rankings. In theory, a rout of Iowa State, a team that finished winless in conference play, should keep TCU in...

Betting Against the Spread: College Football Championship Weekend Picks

By Braden Gall, 2 years 1 month ago
It's the final weekend of the regular season and I'm not going to lie to you. I don't feel good about it.  I pick all of the championship games every season against the spread and will do the same again. (But am only going to count it towards my record if I do well.) Listed below is every championship game prediction and the big one in the Big 12 as well. Enjoy!...

Ranking the Jobs in the 2014-15 College Football Coaching Carousel

By David Fox, 2 years 1 month ago
Change is a constant in college football, particularly in the coaching profession.In decades past, a coach could ascend to the top jobs — and some of the mid-level posts — in the sport and stay year after year. Think of Bear Bryant, Vince Dooley, Bo Schembechler or Hayden Fry.Those days are more or less over. In the last four seasons alone, Texas, USC, Oregon, Auburn and Tennessee...

Cover 2 College Football Podcast: Championship Weekend Predictions

By Braden Gall, 2 years 1 month ago
 Hosts Braden Gall and Steven Lassan preview Championship Weekend in college football. Do any of the underdogs have a chance to pull an upset? Can Florida State avoid disaster? Can Baylor jump TCU in the playoff standings? Will Oregon get revenge on Arizona? The guys pick every major game of the final weekend of the college football season.Send any ideas, questions or comments to @...

Big 12 Week 15 Preview and Predictions

By Braden Gall, 2 years 1 month ago
There is one Power 5 league that is playing a semi-full slate of games this weekend and it’s the league embroiled with the most controversy. TCU appears to be the better overall football team currently, as the College Football Playoff Committee clearly has stated. However, it shouldn’t sit well with anyone that Baylor could be THE Big 12 champion and own head-to-head bragging...

Outrageous College Football Predictions: Championship Weekend

By Braden Gall, 2 years 1 month ago
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 15. Note: The point of this column is to have some fun...

Expert Poll: Week 14 Heisman Trophy Voting

By Braden Gall, 2 years 1 month ago
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: Stewart Mandel, FOX SportsDave Revsine, Big Ten...