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Washington Huskies vs. Arizona Wildcats Preview and Prediction

By Kyle Kensing, 2 days 20 hours ago
Halloween night 2015 marked the nadir of a trying season for the Arizona Wildcats. Though not the most lopsided loss in Rich Rodriguez's tenure as head coach, the 49-3 blowout Washington put on Arizona last Oct. 31 may have been the program's lowest point since the 2012 campaign, when Rich Rodriguez first took over as head coach.   For Washington, that defensive masterpiece helped...

Stanford Cardinal vs. UCLA Bruins Preview and Prediction

By Kyle Kensing, 2 days 21 hours ago
Establish a road map for success, and others are bound to follow. For a while, the Pac-12's map was charted through Oregon, which used a versatile, explosive offense to win three straight conference titles from 2009-11.   Stanford may not have completely knocked Oregon from the Pac-12 mountain top, but with three of the last four conference championships, there's at least a second...

Colorado Buffaloes vs. Oregon Ducks Preview and Prediction

By Kyle Kensing, 2 days 22 hours ago
Colorado and Oregon meet Saturday at Autzen Stadium with remarkably similar resumes, as both sport 2-1 records and a Week 3 loss in Big Ten country.   However, the trajectory of each program feels quite different. Oregon's 35-32 loss at Nebraska was a missed opportunity, with the Ducks eschewing a game-tying total of points by opting to go for two-point conversions instead of PAT...

Boise State Broncos vs. Oregon State Beavers Preview and Prediction

By John Coon, 2 days 22 hours ago
Boise State is occupying an unfamiliar position in the shadows. Houston is making the biggest splash nationally among the Group of Five teams in September and generating College Football Playoff talk after cracking into the top 10 with a big win over Oklahoma in its season opener. The Broncos aren't quietly going away, however.   A 31-28 victory over Washington State two weeks ago...

10 College Football Picks Against the Spread for Week 4

By Mitch Light, 3 days 22 min ago
The Week 4 edition of college football’s picks against the spread features predictions for some of Saturday’s biggest games, including Michigan State-Wisconsin, Florida-Tennessee and Texas A&M-Arkansas. Additionally, conference matchups such as LSU-Auburn, Ole Miss-Georgia and Colorado-Oregon feature lines or odds that caught our attention for Week 4. Here are 10 predictions or...

USC Trojans vs. Utah Utes Preview and Prediction

By John Coon, 3 days 20 hours ago
Are the wheels coming off for USC? Things look bleak for the Trojans after a 1-2 start. USC has struggled to find any sort of consistency on offense against Power Five teams, scoring just one touchdown and three field goals in losses to Alabama and Stanford.   It led Trojans head coach Clay Helton to make a change at quarterback on Monday. Redshirt freshman Sam Darnold will get the...

College Football's 10 Best Position Battles to Watch in Week 4

By Bryan Fischer, 3 days 22 hours ago
Week 3 of the 2016 college football season is in the books and so is the non-conference slate for most of the teams across the country. As a result, the move into league play is set to produce some interesting games all over the map as the season really starts to heat up. As good as the matchups between the names on the front of the jerseys are though, the one-on-one battles between the names...

Predicting Which Team Will Win Every Game Week 4 in College Football

By Steven Lassan, 4 days 20 hours ago
College football’s Week 4 slate kicks off on Thursday night with an ACC showdown between Clemson and Georgia Tech. The Tigers have a huge showdown against Louisville next Saturday, but coach Dabo Swinney’s team can’t overlook the Yellow Jackets after losing five straight road matchups in this series. Friday’s schedule features three matchups, including TCU at SMU and USC...

15 Teams That Have Impressed Three Weeks Into the 2016 College Football Season

By Steven Lassan, 4 days 23 hours ago
The 2016 college football season is only three weeks old. However, it’s never too early to look back at the preseason rankings and identify a few teams that have impressed or are poised to easily exceed projections. Louisville has emerged as a playoff contender after soundly defeating Florida State last week, while Nebraska, Utah, Texas A&M and Texas have each scored key wins through...

College Football Week 3 Awards

By Steven Lassan, 6 days 20 hours ago
Week 3 featured several high-profile matchups, but the big winners on Saturday were Louisville, Alabama and Ohio State. The Cardinals dominated Florida State to take a huge step forward in the ACC title race, while Alabama knocked off Ole Miss to end a two-game losing streak to the Rebels. A revamped and reloaded Buckeye team with several new stars emerging handled Oklahoma in Norman.  ...