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20 College Football Quarterbacks Who Had a Breakout September

By Steven Lassan, 1 day 1 hour ago
With the exception of two games on Thursday night this week, the first full month of the 2016 college football season is in the books. And as expected, plenty of players are having a breakout year at the quarterback position. Whether it’s a freshman like Florida State’s Deondre Francois, Texas’ Shane Buechele or Alabama’s Jalen Hurts or a senior like Nebraska’s...

10 Coaching Candidates to Replace Les Miles at LSU

By Steven Lassan, 3 days 17 hours ago
LSU has fired coach Les Miles four games into the 2016 season. Miles was on the verge of getting fired last season but survived for another year after the Tigers defeated Texas A&M in the regular season finale. Miles was hired to replace Nick Saban in 2005 and guided the program to a 114-34 record, including the 2007 national championship. Although Miles won a lot of games at LSU, the Tigers...

College Football Week 4 Awards

By Steven Lassan, 3 days 23 hours ago
Week 4 of the 2016 college football season produced several big performances and memorable moments. Tennessee rallied in the second half to end an 11-game losing streak to Florida, Wisconsin scored a huge road win over Michigan State, and Texas A&M knocked off Arkansas in Arlington, Texas. The weekend action also produced a few upsets, as Duke defeated Notre Dame in South Bend and Colorado...

Vanderbilt Commodores vs. Western Kentucky Hilltoppers Preview and Prediction

By Andrew Dellapina, 6 days 52 min ago
Vanderbilt keeps taking one step forward and two steps back. A week after an offensive explosion which resulted in a 47-24 victory over in-state opponent MTSU, the Commodores were stomped out by Georgia Tech, scoring a touchdown on its first drive but getting nothing better than a punt on the rest of its offensive possessions. At 1-2 and already halfway through their non-conference schedule...

10 College Football Picks Against the Spread for Week 4

By Mitch Light, 6 days 2 hours ago
The Week 4 edition of college football’s picks against the spread features predictions for some of Saturday’s biggest games, including Michigan State-Wisconsin, Florida-Tennessee and Texas A&M-Arkansas. Additionally, conference matchups such as LSU-Auburn, Ole Miss-Georgia and Colorado-Oregon feature lines or odds that caught our attention for Week 4. Here are 10 predictions or...

Predicting Which Team Will Win Every Game Week 4 in College Football

By Steven Lassan, 1 week 22 hours ago
College football’s Week 4 slate kicks off on Thursday night with an ACC showdown between Clemson and Georgia Tech. The Tigers have a huge showdown against Louisville next Saturday, but coach Dabo Swinney’s team can’t overlook the Yellow Jackets after losing five straight road matchups in this series. Friday’s schedule features three matchups, including TCU at SMU and USC...

15 Teams That Have Impressed Three Weeks Into the 2016 College Football Season

By Steven Lassan, 1 week 1 day ago
The 2016 college football season is only three weeks old. However, it’s never too early to look back at the preseason rankings and identify a few teams that have impressed or are poised to easily exceed projections. Louisville has emerged as a playoff contender after soundly defeating Florida State last week, while Nebraska, Utah, Texas A&M and Texas have each scored key wins through...

College Football Week 3 Awards

By Steven Lassan, 1 week 2 days ago
Week 3 featured several high-profile matchups, but the big winners on Saturday were Louisville, Alabama and Ohio State. The Cardinals dominated Florida State to take a huge step forward in the ACC title race, while Alabama knocked off Ole Miss to end a two-game losing streak to the Rebels. A revamped and reloaded Buckeye team with several new stars emerging handled Oklahoma in Norman.  ...

College Football's 12 Best Position Battles to Watch in Week 3

By Bryan Fischer, 2 weeks 27 min ago
Week 3 of the 2016 college football season means the we’re on the last legs of the big non-conference games and the slate does not disappoint when it comes to fantastic matchups. As good as the games between the names on the front of the jerseys are on Saturday though; the one-on-one battles between the names on the back of them might be even juicier.   Whether you’re a...

Vanderbilt Commodores vs. Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Preview and Prediction

By Jon Kinne, 2 weeks 1 hour ago
With 12 starters returning this fall, bowl eligibility was the hope for Derek Mason and his Vanderbilt football team. But when the Commodores dropped a winnable game at home to South Carolina on the opening Thursday night, the reaction around the SEC was, “Same ol' Vandy.”   After beating Middle Tennessee in week two, Vanderbilt has another opportunity for a...