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Minnesota Golden Gophers vs. Penn State Nittany Lions Preview and Prediction

By Kevin McGuire, 4 months 3 weeks ago
Mitch Leidner leads Minnesota into Beaver Stadium this weekend, looking to guide the Gophers to a 4-0 start to the season in their Big Ten opener. Penn State, of course, has already played a Big Ten game. It did not go very well last weekend at Michigan. Do the beleaguered Nittany Lions have enough in the tank to rebound this weekend on their home turf?   Minnesota at Penn State  ...

10 College Football Picks Against the Spread for Week 5

By Mitch Light, 4 months 3 weeks ago
The Week 5 edition of college football’s picks against the spread features predictions for some of Saturday’s biggest games, including Louisville-Clemson, Washington-Stanford and Michigan-Wisconsin. Additionally, conference matchups such as Tennessee-Georgia, Wake Forest-NC State and Northwestern-Iowa feature lines or odds that caught our attention for Week 5. Here are 10...

Predictions for Every College Football Game in Week 5

By Steven Lassan, 4 months 3 weeks ago
College football’s Week 5 slate kicks off on Thursday night with two matchups. Kansas and Texas Tech meet in Lubbock to open Big 12 play for both teams, while Houston hosts Connecticut in a revenge game for coach Tom Herman’s program. While there’s some intrigue for the two Thursday games, the stakes are even higher on Friday night. Stanford and Washington meet for a huge Pac-...

Ranking the Best College Football Games in October

By Bryan Fischer, 4 months 3 weeks ago
The calendar is set to turn to the page to October and as sure as the leaves turning, the pumpkin-spiced lattes going on sale and the conference races in college football are heating up.   As much as the fantastic non-conference slate brought us in the month of September however, the potential for some epic clashes await in the coming weeks as national title contenders start to fall and...

20 College Football Quarterbacks Who Had a Breakout September

By Steven Lassan, 4 months 3 weeks ago
With the exception of two games on Thursday night this week, the first full month of the 2016 college football season is in the books. And as expected, plenty of players are having a breakout year at the quarterback position. Whether it’s a freshman like Florida State’s Deondre Francois, Texas’ Shane Buechele or Alabama’s Jalen Hurts or a senior like Nebraska’s...

10 Coaching Candidates to Replace Les Miles at LSU

By Steven Lassan, 4 months 3 weeks ago
LSU has fired coach Les Miles four games into the 2016 season. Miles was on the verge of getting fired last season but survived for another year after the Tigers defeated Texas A&M in the regular season finale. Miles was hired to replace Nick Saban in 2005 and guided the program to a 114-34 record, including the 2007 national championship. Although Miles won a lot of games at LSU, the Tigers...

College Football Week 4 Awards

By Steven Lassan, 4 months 3 weeks ago
Week 4 of the 2016 college football season produced several big performances and memorable moments. Tennessee rallied in the second half to end an 11-game losing streak to Florida, Wisconsin scored a huge road win over Michigan State, and Texas A&M knocked off Arkansas in Arlington, Texas. The weekend action also produced a few upsets, as Duke defeated Notre Dame in South Bend and Colorado...

10 College Football Picks Against the Spread for Week 4

By Mitch Light, 4 months 4 weeks 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...

Colorado State Rams vs. Minnesota Golden Gophers Preview and Prediction

By Nicholas Ian Allen, 4 months 4 weeks ago
Colorado State and Minnesota, a pair of bowl teams that met in a 23-20 overtime thriller in 2015, will face off once again on Saturday in Minneapolis in a final tune-up for both squads before beginning conference play. The Rams have won two in a row following a blowout loss to rival Colorado in the season opener. The Golden Gophers are 2-0 and well rested following an off week.   Colorado...

Outrageous College Football Predictions for Week 4

By J.P. Scott, 4 months 4 weeks ago
Week 3 of the 2016 college football season certainly had its share out outrageousness. We had the five-time defending FCS champion taking down Iowa in Iowa City, Ohio State beating Oklahoma in Norman by three touchdowns and Louisville obliterating the then-No. 2-ranked Florida State (which I said would happen in last week's predictions).   Well, fans — strap in for another...