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Outrageous College Football Predictions for Week 11

By J.P. Scott, 3 months 2 weeks ago
The fun has just begun.   Just when we think it's starting to appear that we can project the final four teams that will qualify for the College Football Playoff, the game happens. We — both fans and media — predict, project, preview and prognosticate as if we truly think we are experts. But we're not. We're all just slaves to the game, and when the game is played,...

Predictions for Every College Football Game in Week 11

By Steven Lassan, 3 months 2 weeks 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...

College Football's Post-Week 10 Bowl Projections

By Steven Lassan, 3 months 2 weeks ago
The first weekend of November games for the 2016 college football season are in the books. Alabama dominated LSU in Baton Rouge to remain No. 1, while Clemson, Michigan and Washington scored victories in conference play to stay unbeaten. One-loss teams Louisville and Ohio State remain within reach of the College Football Playoff.    The start of college football’s...

Nebraska, Minnesota or Wisconsin: Which Team Wins the Big Ten West Division?

By Steven Lassan, 3 months 2 weeks ago
After the first weekend of action in November, the Big Ten’s West Division features three teams – Wisconsin, Minnesota and Nebraska – tied at 4-2 in league play. And with three games remaining, the battle to win this division is likely to go down until the final Saturday of games (Nov. 26) before the conference championship.   Wisconsin owns the tiebreaker edge over...

Seven-Step Drop: Fact-Checking College Football Claims on Election Eve

By Bryan Fischer, 3 months 2 weeks ago
If you watched any college football this weekend on television, you were probably like most of the country and inundated with political ads during commercial breaks. Thankfully our long national nightmare is almost over and Election Day will come and go on Tuesday.   Of course that’s not the only thing that will happen that day, as the College Football Playoff Selection Committee...

College Football Week 10 Awards

By Steven Lassan, 3 months 2 weeks ago
Week 10 of the 2016 college football season produced several big performances and memorable moments. Alabama used a timely offense and stout defensive effort to beat LSU 10-0, Clemson, Washington and Michigan remained unbeaten with huge performances in conference play, while Mississippi State ended Texas A&M's playoff hopes with a 35-28 victory in Starkville. Ohio State...

Iowa Hawkeyes vs. Penn State Nittany Lions Preview and Prediction

By J.P. Scott, 3 months 2 weeks ago
The Penn State Nittany Lions have ripped off four straight wins since losing to Michigan back on Sept. 24. One of those wins — over Ohio State — catapulted James Franklin's squad into the top 25 of both major polls. After a blowout win over Purdue, the College Football Playoff committee bumped Penn State up to No. 12 in its first rankings of the 2016 season.   Iowa is...

Maryland Terrapins vs. Michigan Wolverines Preview and Prediction

By Mike Bainbridge, 3 months 2 weeks ago
It wasn’t their best performance of the season, but Michigan (8-0) got a much-needed victory last weekend over in-state rival Michigan State, its first in the last four years. With the win, the Wolverines remained at No. 2 in the AP rankings while coming in at No. 3 in the initial College Football Playoff rankings that were unveiled earlier in the week.   On the other end of the...

College Football's 12 Best Position Battles to Watch in Week 10

By Bryan Fischer, 3 months 3 weeks ago
Alabama taking on LSU is set to be one of the biggest games of the year in the SEC with a lot riding on it and a ton of eyeballs on Baton Rouge as a result. That’s not the only big top-25 matchup on the docket however, as there are a dozen one-on-one pairings between names on the back of the jerseys that might be even more interesting.   Whether you’re a college football fan...

Nebraska Cornhuskers vs. Ohio State Buckeyes Preview and Prediction

By Steven Lassan, 3 months 3 weeks ago
Ohio State and Nebraska were two of the top one-loss teams in the first College Football Playoff rankings, and Saturday night’s matchup in Columbus will play a big role in how both programs can shape the rest of their 2016 season.   For the Buckeyes, coach Urban Meyer’s team is squarely in the hunt to earn a playoff spot. The formula for Ohio State is simple: Win out and the...