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Washington Huskies vs. Stanford Cardinal Preview and Prediction

By John La Fleur, 11 months 2 weeks ago
Stanford has been ascending over the course of the season. The Cardinal are on pace to win the Pac-12 North. The crew from Palo Alto is being mentioned as an outside contender for one of the four spots in the College Football Playoff. Washington has been terribly erratic. Chris Petersen and the Huskies narrowly lost at Boise State to open their season. After that, UW beat up two...

College Football's Top 10 Breakout Players at Midseason

By Steven Lassan, 11 months 2 weeks ago
With the first half of the 2015 college football season completed, it’s time to take a look back at the first seven weeks and examine some of the new stars across the nation. Breakout players are hard to predict in the preseason, but the emergence of new stars are a huge boost for a team’s win total or the opportunity to compete for a playoff spot. Stanford running back...

College Football's Top 15 Games of the Second Half of 2015

By Allen Kenney, 11 months 2 weeks ago
Unfortunately for college football fans, we’ve reached the halfway mark of yet another season. A compelling first half of 2015 has set up a frantic scramble to the finish in the remainder of the year. Related: 10 Best College Football Games of the Season So Far In particular, keep an eye on the Big 12, where the league office backloaded the conference slate with showdowns...

Pac-12 Week 8 Predictions: USC Hopes to Spoil Utah's Season, Stanford Rides Momentum Against Washington

By Steven Lassan, 11 months 2 weeks ago
Stanford and Utah appear to be on a collision course for a matchup in the Pac-12 Championship, but both teams still have plenty of obstacles to overcome, starting this Saturday in Week 8 action. The Cardinal have a few extra days to prepare for Washington after defeating UCLA on Thursday night last week. Utah’s assignment is tougher this weekend, as the Utes travel to Los Angeles to take...

Predictions for Every College Football Game in Week 8

By Steven Lassan, 11 months 2 weeks ago
Week 8 of the 2015 college football season kicks off with three intriguing games on Thursday night. Temple hopes to keep its unbeaten record intact against East Carolina, Georgia Southern and Appalachian State meet in a critical Sun Belt showdown, while California travels to UCLA to cap the Thursday action. Memphis plays at Tulsa and Utah State visits San Diego State on Friday night. The...

Outrageous College Football Predictions for Week 8

By J.P. Scott, 11 months 2 weeks ago
You can't get much more outrageous than the end of the Michigan State-Michigan game last weekend, but you know the college football world is sure going to try. With another slate of season-shaping matchups and potential trap games on the docket, the potential for outrageousness is alive and well in Week 8. Related: 15 Must-See Moments from College Football's Week 7 Games ...

The Pac-12's 10 Best College Football Games of the Season So Far

By Kyle Kensing, 11 months 2 weeks ago
The social media movement #Pac12AfterDark, which began as a Twitter alert for wildly entertaining or surprising games in the Pac-12 Conference, has taken on a new life in the 2015 season. Pac-12 Networks president Lydia Murphy-Stephans gave the hashtag a shout-out at Pac-12 media days in July, crediting it for unprecedented attention on the conference's football. #Pac12AfterDark...

College Football 2015 Midseason Awards

By Steven Lassan, 11 months 2 weeks ago
The first half of the 2015 college football season is officially in the books. And at the midpoint of 2015, it’s time to look back at the first seven weeks, revisit preseason predictions and take a glimpse at what the second half of the season has to offer. With half of a season still to go, plenty of changes, surprises and disappointments should be expected. The playoff picture is...

BTN Mailbag Question Shines Light on College Football's Perpetual Flaw

By J.P. Scott, 11 months 2 weeks ago
As you might expect from a guy who covers and blogs about the Big Ten, BTN.com is a site that I frequent regularly. I'm a guy who is fascinated by the fan. I always like to know what the mood is and what they are feeling. As a result, one of my favorite weekly reads is the Big Ten Mailbag, where senior BTN.com writer Tom Dienhart answers questions about the conference from the fans. In...

Ranking College Football's Top Heisman Trophy Contenders at Midseason

By Kevin McGuire, 11 months 2 weeks ago
The Heisman Trophy has become more of a quarterback award over the past decade, but it looks as though we are on track to see running backs dominate the field this season. The year of the running back in college football is living up to the hype and running backs are leading the way all across the country, and it is not all Leonard Fournette at LSU. Fournette, however, is leading the way with a...