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College Football's Post-Week 9 Bowl Projections

By Steven Lassan, 1 month 3 days ago
The first nine weeks of the college football season are in the books. The final weekend in October produced four upsets of unbeaten teams, as Baylor, Nebraska, Boise State and West Virginia all suffered their first loss of the season last Saturday. Ohio State dodged another upset with a close victory over Northwestern, Clemson scored a late touchdown to beat Florida State, and...

College Football Week 9 Awards

By Steven Lassan, 1 month 5 days ago
Week 9 of the 2016 college football season produced several big performances and memorable moments. Four undefeated teams - West Virginia, Boise State, Nebraska and Baylor - suffered their first defeat of the season, while Clemson rallied late in the fourth quarter to defeat Florida State, and Washington stayed unbeaten after a tough road win at Utah. Ohio State avoided back-to-back...

10 College Football Picks Against the Spread for Week 9

By Mitch Light, 1 month 1 week ago
The Week 9 edition of college football’s picks against the spread features predictions for some of Saturday’s biggest games, including Clemson-Florida State, West Virginia-Oklahoma State, Washington-Utah and Georgia-Florida. Additionally, conference matchups such as Iowa State-Kansas State, Northwestern-Ohio State, Michigan-Michigan State and Baylor-Texas feature lines...

Predictions for Every College Football Game in Week 9

By Steven Lassan, 1 month 1 week ago
College football’s Week 9 slate kicks off on Thursday night with five matchups. Virginia Tech at Pitt and California at USC are the two marquee contests on Thursday, but Appalachian State at Georgia Southern is a key game for positioning within the Sun Belt. Three games are slated for Friday night, with USF hosting Navy in a critical American Athletic Conference matchup. After South...

BYU Cougars 2016 Bye Week Review and November Preview

By Mitch Harper, 1 month 1 week ago
Like many seasons for BYU as an independent football program, the Cougars through eight games have faced one of the toughest schedules in the country. According to the Sagarin Rankings, the BYU is ranked 15th in terms of strength of schedule. Another way to put it is only 14 other FBS teams have played a more difficult slate to this point.   After those difficult eight games, the...

College Football's Post-Week 8 Bowl Projections

By Steven Lassan, 1 month 1 week ago
The first eight weeks of the college football season are in the books and Week 8 produced one of the season's biggest upsets with Penn State's victory over Ohio State. While the Buckeyes dropped from the ranks of the unbeaten, the path for coach Urban Meyer's team is still there to earn a playoff spot. Ohio State takes on Michigan in the regular season finale and could face...

College Football Week 8 Awards

By Steven Lassan, 1 month 1 week ago
Week 8 of the 2016 college football season produced several big performances and memorable moments. Alabama continued to distance itself from the rest of the nation, as the Crimson Tide handled Texas A&M to remain unbeaten. LSU and Auburn scored key victories in SEC West action, Penn State knocked off Ohio State to score the biggest win of coach James Franklin's tenure in Happy...

BYU Cougars vs. Boise State Broncos Preview and Prediction

By Mitch Harper, 1 month 2 weeks ago
BYU (4-3) and No. 14 Boise State (6-0) renew their annual series with a Thursday night nationally televised game.   The Broncos are undefeated and ranked in the top 15 for the first time since the 2011 season. The Cougars enter Boise riding a three-game winning streak and are looking for their first-ever victory on the blue turf.   This game appears on paper to be the toughest...

College Football's 12 Best Position Battles to Watch in Week 8

By Bryan Fischer, 1 month 2 weeks ago
We’ve had some big weeks in college football during the first half of the season but things certainly are not going to slack off as we cross the midway point. This week in particular has some huge Top 25 matchups between some big-name teams but it’s the one-on-ones between the names on the back of the jerseys that are even juicier.   Whether you’re a college football...

10 College Football Picks Against the Spread for Week 8

By Mitch Light, 1 month 2 weeks ago
The Week 8 edition of college football’s picks against the spread features predictions for some of Saturday’s biggest games, including Alabama-Texas A&M, West Virginia-TCU, Wisconsin-Iowa and Arkansas-Auburn. Additionally, conference matchups such as Ole Miss-TCU, Texas-Kansas State, Louisville-NC State and Penn State-Ohio State feature lines or odds that caught our...