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College Football's Post-Week 5 Bowl Projections

By Steven Lassan, 4 months 3 weeks ago
The first five weeks of the college football season are in the books. And as expected, the 2016 season has already experienced some unexpected teams on the rise and on the decline. Florida State was picked by many as a preseason favorite to reach the national championship, but the Seminoles are out of the picture with two losses. Louisville, Washington, Michigan and Tennessee are four teams on...

College Football Week 5 Awards

By Steven Lassan, 4 months 4 weeks ago
Week 5 of the 2016 college football season produced several big performances and memorable moments. Clemson edged Louisville in a Saturday night thriller, Washington dominated Stanford on Friday night, Tennessee defeated Georgia on a last-second Hail Mary touchdown pass, Michigan knocked off Wisconsin in a defensive slugfest, and North Carolina upset Florida State in Tallahassee.   With...

Kansas State Wildcats vs. West Virginia Mountaineers Preview and Prediction

By Jeremy Simon, 5 months 14 hours ago
Kansas State comes into this game 2-1 and touting the No. 1 defense in the country. The Wildcats' only loss was to Stanford 26-13. Since then Kansas State has dismantled its next two opponents by a combined score of 98-7 in only six quarters of play. Last week’s 35-0 win over FCS member Missouri State was called at halftime due to lightning.   West Virginia enters as one of only...

10 College Football Picks Against the Spread for Week 5

By Mitch Light, 5 months 1 day ago
The Week 5 edition of college football’s picks against the spread features predictions for some of Saturday’s biggest games, including Louisville-Clemson, Washington-Stanford and Michigan-Wisconsin. Additionally, conference matchups such as Tennessee-Georgia, Wake Forest-NC State and Northwestern-Iowa feature lines or odds that caught our attention for Week 5. Here are 10...

Predictions for Every College Football Game in Week 5

By Steven Lassan, 5 months 2 days ago
College football’s Week 5 slate kicks off on Thursday night with two matchups. Kansas and Texas Tech meet in Lubbock to open Big 12 play for both teams, while Houston hosts Connecticut in a revenge game for coach Tom Herman’s program. While there’s some intrigue for the two Thursday games, the stakes are even higher on Friday night. Stanford and Washington meet for a huge Pac-...

Ranking the Best College Football Games in October

By Bryan Fischer, 5 months 2 days ago
The calendar is set to turn to the page to October and as sure as the leaves turning, the pumpkin-spiced lattes going on sale and the conference races in college football are heating up.   As much as the fantastic non-conference slate brought us in the month of September however, the potential for some epic clashes await in the coming weeks as national title contenders start to fall and...

20 College Football Quarterbacks Who Had a Breakout September

By Steven Lassan, 5 months 2 days 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, 5 months 5 days 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, 5 months 5 days 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...

West Virginia Mountaineers vs. BYU Cougars Preview and Prediction

By Mitch Harper, 5 months 1 week ago
A lot has changed for both BYU (1-2) and West Virginia (2-0) since this game was scheduled back in 2010.   In 2010, just a few years after Rich Rod left for Michigan, the Mountaineers were still in the Big East and the late Bill Stewart was their head coach.    For BYU, the Cougars were in the Mountain West and Bronco Mendenhall was the headman in Provo.   Flash forward...