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College Football's Post-Week 13 Bowl Projections

By Steven Lassan, 2 months 4 weeks ago
College football’s 2016 regular season is down to its final weekend of action. And with just one week remaining, the bowl picture for every game and teams involved is starting to clear. A majority of the matchups won’t be announced until Sunday, Dec. 4 but some clarity about teams and destinations could pop up throughout the week. With that in mind, Athlon Sports will update its bowl...

Being a Michigan Fan is an Agony Unknown to Mankind

By Jim Weber, 2 months 4 weeks ago
I can still picture former Michigan quarterback Drew Henson as he scored the game-sealing touchdown the last time the Wolverines beat Ohio State in The Horseshoe in 2000.   It’s glorious.   That game took place two months into my freshman year at the University of Michigan after growing up in Columbus as an Ohio State fan who endured most of John Cooper’s infamous 2-...

Seven-Step Drop: Powerhouse Hires for Big Ten Paying Off, SEC Not So Much

By Bryan Fischer, 2 months 4 weeks ago
The timing in college football during the rivalry week/Thanksgiving combination in late November always tends to throw things off but there was a moment this year that was a little more jarring than most.   In the middle of the biggest edition of “The Game” between Ohio State and Michigan in decades — one that could very well wind up being between two College Football...

College Football Week 13 Awards

By Steven Lassan, 3 months 6 hours ago
Week 13 of the 2016 college football season produced several big performances and memorable moments. The Thanksgiving slate provided one of the best weeks of action of the year, starting with the Michigan-Ohio State showdown from Saturday. The Buckeyes edged the Wolverines in overtime to keep their playoff hopes alive and earn their fifth straight win in this rivalry. Alabama handled...

Michigan State Spartans vs. Penn State Nittany Lions Preview and Prediction

By Kevin McGuire, 3 months 4 days ago
Penn State will play for a division championship for the first time since the 2011 season, but the mood around the program is much more optimistic now than it was five years ago. For good reason too, as Penn State’s offense continues to close out games and the Nittany Lions are still on the radar of the College Football Playoff discussion. To keep that hope alive, they must defeat Michigan...

Michigan Wolverines vs. Ohio State Buckeyes Preview and Prediction

By Steven Lassan, 3 months 4 days ago
The annual Ohio State-Michigan rivalry game is always a must-see matchup, but the stakes and intensity will be even higher in 2016, as both teams are squarely in the mix for a spot in the College Football Playoff. In addition to the playoff implications, this game will play a huge role in determining the winner of the Big Ten’s East Division. If the Wolverines knock off the Buckeyes, coach...

10 College Football Picks Against the Spread for Week 13

By Mitch Light, 3 months 4 days ago
The Week 13 edition of college football’s picks against the spread features predictions for some of Saturday’s biggest games, including Michigan-Ohio State, Washington-Washington State, Auburn-Alabama and South Carolina-Clemson. Additionally, conference matchups such as Wisconsin-Minnesota, Texas-TCU, Kansas-Kansas State, and Arkansas-Missouri feature lines or odds that caught...

Outrageous College Football Predictions for Week 13

By J.P. Scott, 3 months 5 days ago
It's the weekend of leftover turkey as we settle into our couches and watch some of the most storied rivalries in college football play out before our eyes. This year, these rivalry games seem to carry more weight in the grand scheme of things than they normally do. The 2016 season has been one of the more more exciting and unpredictable in recent memory.   I have good news. That'...

Predictions for Every College Football Game in Week 13

By Steven Lassan, 3 months 5 days ago
College football’s 2016 regular season is winding down, but there are two weeks of action remaining, including a busy and rivalry-filled Week 13 slate. Three MAC games start the action on Tuesday night for Week 13, including Akron at Ohio and Central Michigan traveling to Eastern Michigan. The NFL takes the spotlight on Thanksgiving, but there’s an intriguing showdown in College...

Nebraska Cornhuskers vs. Iowa Hawkeyes Preview and Prediction

By J.P. Scott, 3 months 5 days ago
As we enter the final full weekend of the 2016 college football season, the Big Ten West division is still up for grabs. Sure, Wisconsin can clinch the division title with a win over Minnesota on Saturday, but given what we've seen go down over the past couple of weekends that's not exactly a lock. As a result, the Nebraska Cornhuskers are still alive in the race for the division and a...