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College Football Week 9 Awards

By Steven Lassan, 4 months 22 hours 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...

Miami Hurricanes vs. Notre Dame Fighting Irish Preview and Prediction

By Jon Kinne, 4 months 3 days ago
No, it’s not the late 1980s or early '90s anymore. Michael Irvin and Randall Hill and Bennie Blades won’t be strutting around the field for the Hurricanes. And Rocket Ismail and Tony Rice and Chris Zorich won’t be wearing the gold helmets this weekend. "Catholics vs. Convicts" is long gone.   But despite the fact that the two teams have a combined record of...

College Football's 12 Best Position Battles to Watch in Week 9

By Bryan Fischer, 4 months 4 days ago
We’re just a few days out from the first set of College Football Playoff rankings so the games this weekend figure to play a big part in the national title race. This week has some huge Top 25 matchups between some big-name teams, 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 fan, a...

10 College Football Picks Against the Spread for Week 9

By Mitch Light, 4 months 4 days ago
The Week 9 edition of college football’s picks against the spread features predictions for some of Saturday’s biggest games, including Clemson-Florida State, West Virginia-Oklahoma State, Washington-Utah and Georgia-Florida. Additionally, conference matchups such as Iowa State-Kansas State, Northwestern-Ohio State, Michigan-Michigan State and Baylor-Texas feature lines...

Predictions for Every College Football Game in Week 9

By Steven Lassan, 4 months 5 days ago
College football’s Week 9 slate kicks off on Thursday night with five matchups. Virginia Tech at Pitt and California at USC are the two marquee contests on Thursday, but Appalachian State at Georgia Southern is a key game for positioning within the Sun Belt. Three games are slated for Friday night, with USF hosting Navy in a critical American Athletic Conference matchup. After South...

College Football's Post-Week 8 Bowl Projections

By Steven Lassan, 4 months 6 days 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, 4 months 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, 4 months 1 week 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, 4 months 1 week 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, 4 months 1 week 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...