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

By Steven Lassan, 3 days 18 hours 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, 4 days 15 hours 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, 4 days 18 hours 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....

Big Ten Championship Game Preview and Prediction: Wisconsin vs. Penn State

By Kevin McGuire, 6 days 17 hours ago
The Big Ten title is on the line in Indianapolis and once again the Wisconsin Badgers will be there to play for it. Wisconsin is playing in its fourth Big Ten Championship Game and is hoping this year fares much better than their most recent trip two seasons ago. A lot has happened since then, and this year Wisconsin takes on a newcomer to the title game, Penn State.   Penn State wiggled...

College Football's 12 Best Position Battles to Watch in Week 14

By Bryan Fischer, 1 week 17 hours ago
The final week of the college football regular season is here and it’s one of the best around because these games matter just a little bit more with so many of them resulting in some impressive hardware for the winner’s trophy case. While there are a ton of interesting matchups from coast-to-coast between the names on the front of the jerseys, it’s the one-on-ones between the...

Outrageous College Football Predictions for Week 14

By J.P. Scott, 1 week 1 day ago
By this time next week, we'll know which four teams are headed to the College Football Playoff, as well as which teams are headed to New Year's Six bowls. This coming weekend — championship weekend — will be what decides all of that once and for all.   There are narratives and projections aplenty, and with them come discussions of chaos and controversy in anticipation...

Predictions for Every College Football Game in Week 14

By Steven Lassan, 1 week 1 day 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, 1 week 2 days 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...

Seven-Step Drop: Powerhouse Hires for Big Ten Paying Off, SEC Not So Much

By Bryan Fischer, 1 week 3 days ago
The timing in college football during the rivalry week/Thanksgiving combination in late November always tends to throw things off but there was a moment this year that was a little more jarring than most.   In the middle of the biggest edition of “The Game” between Ohio State and Michigan in decades — one that could very well wind up being between two College Football...

College Football Week 13 Awards

By Steven Lassan, 1 week 4 days 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...