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Nebraska Cornhuskers vs. Oregon Ducks Preview and Prediction

By Steven Lassan, 1 week 3 days ago
Oregon and Nebraska are off to 2-0 starts, but the Week 3 matchup in Lincoln should provide a better barometer test of where both programs stand in 2016. The Ducks easily handled UC Davis and Virginia this year, while the Cornhuskers defeated Fresno State (43-10) in the opener and used a big second half to take a commanding 52-17 victory over Wyoming last Saturday.   It’s unfair to...

Temple Owls vs. Penn State Nittany Lions Preview and Prediction

By Kevin McGuire, 1 week 4 days ago
It is a phrase that may be considered a once-in-a-lifetime fact: Penn State is looking for revenge against Temple. In football.   A week after taking a loss on the road on the west side of the state, the Nittany Lions return home to Beaver Stadium to host the Owls from Philadelphia. Temple ambushed Penn State last season and sacked Christian Hackenberg 10 times, as the Owls ripped...

5 Greatest Notre Dame vs. Michigan State College Football Games of All-Time

By Aaron Tallent, 1 week 4 days ago
One of college football’s greatest rivalries will be renewed this weekend. No, I’m not talking about Georgia Tech and Vanderbilt (they have played each other 37 times). I’m, of course, talking about Notre Dame and Michigan State. These two schools have played 77 times since 1897 with the Fighting Irish winning 48 games and the Spartans winning 28. Oh, and the one tie is...

College Football's 12 Best Position Battles to Watch in Week 3

By Bryan Fischer, 1 week 4 days ago
Week 3 of the 2016 college football season means the we’re on the last legs of the big non-conference games and the slate does not disappoint when it comes to fantastic matchups. As good as the games between the names on the front of the jerseys are on Saturday though; the one-on-one battles between the names on the back of them might be even juicier.   Whether you’re a...

Outrageous College Football Predictions for Week 3

By J.P. Scott, 1 week 4 days ago
If the first two weeks of the 2016 college football season have taught us anything, it's that no team is safe. We've already had teams we thought were almost shoo-ins to make the College Football Playoff lose games and find themselves on the brink of elimination from national contention.   Related: First Two Weeks of 2016 Season Have Already Showcased Everything We Love About...

North Dakota State Bison vs. Iowa Hawkeyes Preview and Prediction

By J.P. Scott, 1 week 4 days ago
It will be a high-anxiety affair in Iowa City this Saturday for at least the early portion of the game between North Dakota State and Iowa. The Hawkeyes are on all cylinders this season, but that's easy to do when you are playing against sub-par competition.   Enter the North Dakota State Bison.   The boys from Fargo make the trip south fully loaded, looking to ...

Predicting Which Team Will Win Every Game Week 3 in College Football

By Steven Lassan, 1 week 5 days ago
College football’s Week 3 slate features four games matching top 25 teams and several other intriguing matchups. The weekend slate starts on Thursday night with Houston traveling to Cincinnati, followed by three games on Friday night, including Baylor at Rice and Arizona State at UTSA. On Saturday, Florida State-Louisville, Ole Miss-Alabama, Nebraska-Oregon, Oklahoma-Ohio State and...

10 Under-the-Radar College Football Players to Watch in Week's 3 Biggest Games

By Steven Lassan, 1 week 5 days ago
College football’s Week 3 slate is filled with marquee matchups and games that will have a significant impact on rankings or playoff positioning later in the season. While there are more than just five meaningful games, Athlon Sports is highlighting five games – Alabama vs. Ole Miss, Louisville vs. Florida State, Ohio State vs. Oklahoma, Oregon vs. Nebraska and Notre Dame vs....

Nebraska and Oregon: Blue-Blood Programs from Different Eras Meet in a Season-Defining Matchup

By J.P. Scott, 1 week 6 days ago
The landscape of college football is ever-changing. TV contracts, apparel deals, scholarship limits, recruiting rules and population shifts all contribute to the dynamic nature of the sport.   Nebraska football is one of the timesless, iconic names in college football history. The Cornhuskers’ program is more than just a cornerstone – it's part of the very foundation that...

First Two Weeks of 2016 Season Have Already Showcased Everything We Love About College Football

By Jim Weber, 1 week 6 days ago
After eight months of anticipating the start of the 2016 college football season, the sport has already once again proved to be worth the agonizing wait.   College football has the longest offseason of any major American sport and whereas the NFL has arranged its calendar to make it a year-round event, the dog days of summer feel like the Valley of Death for starved college football die...