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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...

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...

Predictions for Every College Football Game in Week 8

By Steven Lassan, 1 month 2 weeks ago
College football’s Week 8 slate is the official start of the second half of the season, and the action begins on Thursday night with three matchups. Miami travels to Virginia Tech for a key ACC Coastal Division matchup, while Boise State hosts BYU in a game that can certainly help boost the Broncos' overall resume for the top spot among Group of 5 teams. Three more games dot...

Notre Dame Fighting Irish 2016 Midseason Review and Second Half Preview

By Jon Kinne, 1 month 2 weeks ago
This wasn’t how the season was supposed to go. Notre Dame came into the year ranked in everyone’s top 20 and many top 10s. It was a season to build off last year’s Fiesta Bowl team. But that went quickly down the drain and now that the Irish stand at 2-5, even bowl eligibility seems like a dream.   There have been few early highlights and positives, but here is...

College Football's Post-Week 7 Bowl Projections

By Steven Lassan, 1 month 2 weeks ago
The first seven weeks of the college football season are in the books. And as expected, the 2016 season has already experienced some unexpected teams on the rise and on the decline. Florida State was picked by many as a preseason favorite to reach the national championship, but the Seminoles are out of the picture with two losses. Louisville, Washington and Michigan are three...

Seven-Step Drop: Second-half storylines should shift from disappointment to chaos

By Bryan Fischer, 1 month 2 weeks ago
We’ve hit the halfway point in the college football season and it seems like the most intriguing storyline from the first half of the year is just how bad the situation has gotten in a number of surprising places.   Things are downright jaw-dropping in South Bend after Notre Dame dropped to 2-5 on Saturday. Michigan State may not go bowling just 10 months removed from playing for...

College Football Week 7 Awards

By Steven Lassan, 1 month 2 weeks ago
Week 7 of the 2016 college football season produced several big performances and memorable moments. Alabama remained unbeaten with a dominant performance against Tennessee, Clemson survived NC State's upset bid with an overtime win, Ohio State escaped Madison with a 30-23 overtime victory over Wisconsin, while West Virginia, Syracuse, North Carolina, Colorado and Washington State all picked...

Stanford Cardinal vs. Notre Dame Fighting Irish Preview and Prediction

By Jon Kinne, 1 month 3 weeks ago
This isn’t exactly what NBC had in mind when they decided to put the Stanford-Notre Dame game in prime time. The Fighting Irish come in at 2-4 after another terrible loss, this time in the pouring rain at NC State. Questionable offensive strategy, a bad special teams play, and losing the turnover battle once again cost the Irish.   Things aren’t a whole lot better for...

College Football's 12 Best Position Battles to Watch in Week 7

By Bryan Fischer, 1 month 3 weeks ago
It’s a huge week around the country for some underrated college football rivalries and several key cross-divisional showdowns. No matter where you turn, there should be some interesting matchups between the names on the front of the jerseys 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...