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Ranking All 40 College Football Bowls for 2016: From Must-See to Must-Miss

By Steven Lassan, 2 months 2 weeks ago
College football’s regular season is over and the matchups for the 2016-17 bowl season are set. The bowl slate features 40 matchups and the national championship game to be played on Jan. 9 in Tampa, Fla. The postseason action starts on Dec. 17 with five matchups, including the New Mexico Bowl, Las Vegas Bowl and New Orleans Bowl. Additionally, there are eight bowl contests before...

College Football Playoff 2016 Matchups and Schedule

By Steven Lassan, 2 months 2 weeks ago
The teams and matchups for college football’s 2016-17 playoff are set. With no upsets or surprises on Championship Saturday, the top four teams were easy picks for the College Football Playoff selection committee. Alabama claimed the No. 1 overall seed after a perfect 13-0 regular season, with Clemson at No. 2, Ohio State at No. 3 and Washington at No. 4.   As the No. 1 seed,...

College Football Week 14 Awards

By Steven Lassan, 2 months 2 weeks ago
Week 14 of the 2016 college football season produced several big performances and memorable moments. The final regular season weekend produced some entertaining conference championship games, as Penn State rallied from a 28-7 deficit to beat Wisconsin, Clemson held off a tough Virginia Tech team, and San Diego State knocked off Wyoming 27-24 in the Mountain West title game....

2017 NFL Mock Draft: First-Round Predictions

By John Gworek, 2 months 3 weeks ago
It’s never too early for an NFL mock draft, right?   OK, so there’s a lot that we don’t know. We don’t know the draft order, because the standings will see major changes over the next five weeks. We don’t know which coaches will be fired, changing the direction and priority of several franchises. And we don’t know which underclassmen will actually...

Predictions for Every College Football Game in Week 14

By Steven Lassan, 2 months 3 weeks ago
College football’s 2016 regular season concludes with a small, but meaningful slate on Friday and Saturday for Week 14. The action begins on Friday night with the MAC Championship between Western Michigan and Ohio, with the Pac-12 title game between Washington and Colorado kicking off later that evening. With a win over Ohio, the Broncos likely ensure a trip to a New Year’s Six bowl...

College Football's Post-Week 13 Bowl Projections

By Steven Lassan, 2 months 3 weeks ago
College football’s 2016 regular season is down to its final weekend of action. And with just one week remaining, the bowl picture for every game and teams involved is starting to clear. A majority of the matchups won’t be announced until Sunday, Dec. 4 but some clarity about teams and destinations could pop up throughout the week. With that in mind, Athlon Sports will update its bowl...

College Football Week 13 Awards

By Steven Lassan, 2 months 3 weeks ago
Week 13 of the 2016 college football season produced several big performances and memorable moments. The Thanksgiving slate provided one of the best weeks of action of the year, starting with the Michigan-Ohio State showdown from Saturday. The Buckeyes edged the Wolverines in overtime to keep their playoff hopes alive and earn their fifth straight win in this rivalry. Alabama handled...

10 College Football Picks Against the Spread for Week 13

By Mitch Light, 3 months 10 hours ago
The Week 13 edition of college football’s picks against the spread features predictions for some of Saturday’s biggest games, including Michigan-Ohio State, Washington-Washington State, Auburn-Alabama and South Carolina-Clemson. Additionally, conference matchups such as Wisconsin-Minnesota, Texas-TCU, Kansas-Kansas State, and Arkansas-Missouri feature lines or odds that caught...

NC State Wolfpack vs. North Carolina Tar Heels Preview and Prediction

By Jon Kinne, 3 months 1 day ago
When North Carolina kicks off on Friday with NC State, the Tar Heels will have no idea of their ACC fate. Carolina needs a Virginia Tech loss to Virginia to have a shot at the Coastal title but that outcome will not be determined until 24 hours later. Despite the uncertainty with regards to their chances in the division, one thing is sure. Without a win over the archrival Wolfpack, nothing else...

Predictions for Every College Football Game in Week 13

By Steven Lassan, 3 months 1 day ago
College football’s 2016 regular season is winding down, but there are two weeks of action remaining, including a busy and rivalry-filled Week 13 slate. Three MAC games start the action on Tuesday night for Week 13, including Akron at Ohio and Central Michigan traveling to Eastern Michigan. The NFL takes the spotlight on Thanksgiving, but there’s an intriguing showdown in College...