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Nebraska Cornhuskers vs. Ohio State Buckeyes Preview and Prediction

By Steven Lassan, 2 months 2 weeks ago
Ohio State and Nebraska were two of the top one-loss teams in the first College Football Playoff rankings, and Saturday night’s matchup in Columbus will play a big role in how both programs can shape the rest of their 2016 season.   For the Buckeyes, coach Urban Meyer’s team is squarely in the hunt to earn a playoff spot. The formula for Ohio State is simple: Win out and the...

10 College Football Picks Against the Spread for Week 10

By Mitch Light, 2 months 2 weeks ago
The Week 10 edition of college football’s picks against the spread features predictions for some of Saturday’s biggest games, including Nebraska-Ohio State, Arkansas-LSU, Alabama-LSU and Northwestern-Wisconsin. Additionally, conference matchups such as Kentucky-Georgia, SMU-Memphis, Texas Tech-Texas, and Penn State-Iowa feature lines or odds that caught our attention...

Predictions for Every College Football Game in Week 10

By Steven Lassan, 2 months 2 weeks ago
College football’s Week 10 slate opened with midweek MACtion on Tuesday and Wednesday night and continues with the usual matchups on Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Four games are slated for Thursday night, including Oklahoma at Iowa State and UCLA taking on Colorado. San Jose State at Boise State, Central Michigan versus Miami (Ohio) and Temple at UConn are the three games slated for...

Outrageous College Football Predictions for Week 10

By J.P. Scott, 2 months 2 weeks ago
The first College Football Playoff rankings have been released and now we all know where this season is headed. The top four are the top four and that's just the way it is, right?   In the words of Dr. Evil, "How about no?"   Week 10 of the 2016 college football season is ripe with opportunities for season-altering upsets. For the most part, the top contenders have...

Ranking the Best College Football Games in November

By Bryan Fischer, 2 months 2 weeks ago
Halloween is over, the air is getting colder and the fall foliage is turning into the beautiful hues we all know and love across the country. As good as college football has been so far in 2016, things are about to ramp up even more as we enter the final few weeks of the season.   While the fantastic non-conference slate brought us some great games in the month of September and the...

5 Takeaways from the First College Football Playoff Rankings

By Steven Lassan, 2 months 2 weeks ago
The College Football Playoff selection committee released its first set of rankings on Tuesday night. As expected, Alabama took the top spot, with Clemson at No. 2 and Michigan at No. 3 The big surprise came at No. 4, as the committee went with Texas A&M over Washington. The Huskies checked in at No. 5, while Ohio State, Louisville, Wisconsin, Auburn and Nebraska rounded out the top 10....

College Football's Post-Week 9 Bowl Projections

By Steven Lassan, 2 months 2 weeks 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...

Seven-Step Drop: Seven questions for the College Football Playoff Selection Committee

By Bryan Fischer, 2 months 3 weeks ago
It’s hard to have asked for a better weekend of college football than the one we experienced in Week 9, with close games, huge upsets and several undefeated teams suffering their first loss. Whether it was Wisconsin holding on against Nebraska, Clemson rallying to beat Florida State or Wyoming shocking Boise State, it was a heck of a slate of games and it couldn’t have come at a...

College Football Poll Watch: The Voters are Finally Getting it Right

By J.P. Scott, 2 months 3 weeks ago
Every week, I write this column as a result of some of the strange decisions made by the voters in college football’s two most popular polls: the AP Top 25 and the Amway Coaches Poll. For the first time all season, I have nothing bad to say about either poll.   Sure, we could nit-pick and argue whether or not Team A should be a spot or two above Team B, but for the most part, it...

College Football Week 9 Awards

By Steven Lassan, 2 months 3 weeks 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...