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

By J.P. Scott, 11 months 1 week 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, 11 months 1 week 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, 11 months 1 week 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, 11 months 2 weeks 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-...

10 Amazing College Football Stats from Week 7

By Steven Lassan, 11 months 2 weeks ago
Numbers and statistics are a huge part of college football. Every Sunday, reading updated box scores and stats is like Christmas for fans and media members. Some stats like total offense and total defense are overrated, but each help paint a picture for a team or particular game. Whether the stats are historic, advanced or just an observation from a box score, Athlon Sports brings the...

15 Must-See Moments from College Football's Week 7 Games

By Steven Lassan, 11 months 2 weeks ago
Week 7 of the college football season is officially in the books. And as usual, the weekend slate of games didn’t disappoint. Saturday’s action started with Memphis knocking off Ole Miss 37-24 and continued into the afternoon with Michigan State’s crazy last-second victory over Michigan and Alabama’s 41-23 win over Texas A&M. The Week 7 slate concluded with...

West Virginia Mountaineers vs. Baylor Bears Preview and Prediction

By Jeremy Simon, 11 months 2 weeks ago
Baylor is arguably the best team in the nation. The Bears are amassing 700 total yards per game on a regular basis and Seth Russell is having a career year. The last time this team lost a regular season game was over a year ago in Morgantown, West Virginia. Speaking of Morgantown, the Mountaineers come limping into this game as a significant underdog after losing two straight,...

Big 12 Week 7 Predictions: West Virginia Visits Baylor, Kansas State Looks for Upset Over Oklahoma

By Steven Lassan, 11 months 2 weeks ago
There’s a sharp divide in the Big 12’s Week 7 slate. Four games appear on the schedule this Saturday, but two matchups are predicted to be one-sided affairs, while Baylor-West Virginia and Oklahoma-Kansas State are the only two games drawing much in the way of national attention. The Mountaineers have lost two straight after a 3-0 start, but coach Dana Holgorsen’s team knocked...

Predictions for Every College Football Game in Week 7

By Steven Lassan, 11 months 2 weeks ago
Week 7 of the 2015 college football season kicks off with three games on Thursday night, including a top 25 showdown between UCLA and Stanford and a meeting in the SEC between Auburn and Kentucky. Four games are scheduled for Friday night, including an intriguing matchup in the Mountain West with Boise State visiting Utah State. Saturday’s slate is filled with meaningful matchups and key...

College Football's Post-Week 6 Bowl Projections

By Steven Lassan, 11 months 2 weeks ago
The start of college football’s 2015-16 bowl season is still two months away, but it’s never too early to take a peek at the potential matchups this postseason. The bowl season is bigger and better than ever with 41 matchups, starting on Dec. 19 with five games. The postseason concludes on Jan. 11 with the national championship, while the playoff semifinals are on Dec. 31 this...