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Kansas State Wildcats vs. Texas Longhorns Preview and Prediction

By Lloyd H. Spence Jr., 1 year 4 months ago
Texas did what no one thought they could. They saved their season, and probably saved their coach’s job. The Longhorns (2-4) went all hands on deck in Dallas to pull out a surprising and shocking victory. Head coach Charlie Strong pulled out all the tricks to keep Oklahoma off balance all day. Texas has hit a much-needed reset button on a season that was quickly slipping away....

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

By Allen Kenney, 1 year 4 months 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...

Big 12 Week 8 Predictions: Oklahoma-Texas Tech Shootout, Texas Hosts Kansas State

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 4 months ago
The Big 12’s Week 8 slate is relatively quiet, but the intrigue level in this conference will increase once November arrives with a handful of huge league matchups. Oklahoma rebounded from a loss to Texas with an blowout victory over Kansas State last Saturday, and the Sooners are poised for a high-scoring matchup against Texas Tech in Week 8. Outside of Norman, the other must-see matchup...

Predictions for Every College Football Game in Week 8

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 4 months 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...

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

By Kyle Kensing, 1 year 4 months 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, 1 year 4 months 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, 1 year 4 months 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...

Big 12 Second-Half Predictions and Midseason Review

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 4 months ago
The Big 12 was left out of last year’s playoff, but the conference is in good shape to get at least one team in college football’s top four this season. Baylor and TCU are two of the nation’s top teams after a combined 13-0 start and are on a collision course for a huge showdown in Fort Worth on Nov. 27. The Horned Frogs are still working to find the right pieces on a revamped...

10 Best College Football Games of the Season So Far

By Kyle Kensing, 1 year 4 months ago
The first half of the 2015 college football season has provided enough drama and thrills to last several campaigns. With the season at its midway point, college football appears headed for a turbulent and unpredictable finish, perhaps rivaling the incredible 2007 campaign. Many of the fall's best games to date have helped set the table for chaos in pursuit of the College Football...

College Football Week 7 Awards

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 4 months ago
Week 7 of the college football season is in the books. The weekend slate provided plenty of highlights, big plays, standout performances and surprises. Saturday’s outstanding slate of games started with Baylor’s 62-38 win over West Virginia, Memphis’ upset over Ole Miss and continued into the afternoon with huge showdowns between Alabama-Texas A&M and Michigan-...