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Nebraska Cornhuskers vs. Oregon Ducks Preview and Prediction

By Steven Lassan, 1 week 6 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...

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

By Bryan Fischer, 1 week 6 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, 2 weeks 1 min 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...

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

By Steven Lassan, 2 weeks 22 hours 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, 2 weeks 1 day 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, 2 weeks 2 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...

College Football Week 2 Awards

By Steven Lassan, 2 weeks 3 days ago
On paper, college football’s Week 2 slate wasn’t as enticing as the schedule from the opening weekend. However, as usual, another Saturday of action didn’t disappoint. There were plenty of intriguing games early, with Pitt-Penn State coming down to the wire, as well as East Carolina and Central Michigan knocking off Power 5 opponents. And there was no shortage of intrigue in...

Wyoming Cowboys vs. Nebraska Cornhuskers Preview and Prediction

By J.P. Scott, 2 weeks 6 days ago
Wyoming and Nebraska both got their seasons started off on high notes during opening weekend — albeit in extremely differing fashion.    The Cowboys came out on top of an overtime thriller against Northern Illinois, sealing the deal with an incredible quarterback scramble that got plenty of highlight-run nationally.   The Huskers plodded through what was largely a...

College Football's 10 Best Position Battles to Watch in Week 2

By Bryan Fischer, 3 weeks 1 hour ago
After the best opening week ever in college football and some of the most anticipated position battles of the season, week 2 pumps the brakes a little when it comes to the product on the field. The non-conference slate is a little bare when it comes to power teams taking on other worthy challengers but there are still plenty of one-on-one battles that will be worth tuning in for.  ...

Predicting Which Team Will Win Every Game Week 2 in College Football

By Steven Lassan, 3 weeks 21 hours ago
College football’s Week 2 slate doesn’t have the marquee matchups that covered the schedule in Week 1, but there are several intriguing games to watch this Saturday. The Week 2 action kicks off on Friday night with two games, as Maryland travels to FIU and Louisville meets Syracuse to open ACC play for both teams. Saturday’s slate is headlined by Virginia Tech and Tennessee...