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College Football Week 2 Awards

By Steven Lassan, 2 months 3 weeks ago
On paper, college football’s Week 2 slate wasn’t as enticing as the schedule from the opening weekend. However, as usual, another Saturday of action didn’t disappoint. There were plenty of intriguing games early, with Pitt-Penn State coming down to the wire, as well as East Carolina and Central Michigan knocking off Power 5 opponents. And there was no shortage of intrigue in...

Akron Zips vs. Wisconsin Badgers Preview and Prediction

By Kevin McGuire, 2 months 4 weeks ago
Wisconsin looks to avoid a letdown this week after a monster of a win in Green Bay last weekend against LSU. Given the matchup facing them this week, things should be a little easier for the Badgers with a MAC team making its way to Camp Randall Stadium this Saturday.   On the other side of the field will be Akron, a program continuing to take steps forward under head coach Terry Bowden....

Predicting Which Team Will Win Every Game Week 2 in College Football

By Steven Lassan, 3 months 5 hours ago
College football’s Week 2 slate doesn’t have the marquee matchups that covered the schedule in Week 1, but there are several intriguing games to watch this Saturday. The Week 2 action kicks off on Friday night with two games, as Maryland travels to FIU and Louisville meets Syracuse to open ACC play for both teams. Saturday’s slate is headlined by Virginia Tech and Tennessee...

College Football's Top 20 Quarterback Debuts of 2016

By Steven Lassan, 3 months 8 hours ago
Quarterback play is always under the spotlight for all 128 college football teams. Some programs – Clemson (Deshaun Watson) and Ohio State (J.T. Barrett) – entered 2016 with no uncertainty under center. However, there was no shortage of teams opening the year with question marks or the possibility of the quarterback battle extending into the season. Week 1 was the first opportunity...

Seven-Step Drop: The Truths and Lies of College Football After Week 1

By Bryan Fischer, 3 months 1 day ago
Week 1 of the 2016 college football season was billed as the best ever and, while there were some disappointing aspects of the schedule, it ended up delivering considering the number of quality games, close calls and historic upsets that occurred.   It can be easy to overreact to some of the results around the country, but our first taste of real football in seven months is going to...

Week 1 of the 2016 College Football Season Reminded Us of Only Three Certainties in Life: Death, Taxes & Crappy College Kickers

By Jim Weber, 3 months 1 day ago
After the first week of college football’s 2016 season, we are stuck asking the same question we ask at some point every fall:   Why are college kickers so bad?   We’ve grown so accustomed to college football’s otherwise insanely high level of play we aren’t even surprised anymore when someone like Todd Gurley takes the NFL by storm as a rookie.  ...

College Football Week 1 Awards

By Steven Lassan, 3 months 1 day ago
College football’s Week 1 slate for 2016 was billed as the best opening weekend in the history of the sport. Needless to say, the games didn’t disappoint. Florida State-Ole Miss, Texas-Notre Dame, North Carolina-Georgia and Auburn-Clemson were just a few of the standout games from the opening weekend of action.   With the first weekend of games in the books, it’s time to...

LSU Tigers vs. Wisconsin Badgers Preview and Prediction

By Ryan Wright, 3 months 5 days ago
When LSU and Wisconsin kick off on Saturday in Week 1 at Lambeau Field, SEC versus Big Ten pride will be on the line bringing in average football fans from across the country. While the matchup on paper seems inviting, the end result may be anything but.   The idea of playing LSU to open the season might sound good, especially after the Badgers could have easily beaten the...

Predicting Which Team Will Win Every Game Week 1 in College Football

By Steven Lassan, 3 months 1 week ago
The first full weekend of the 2016 college football season starts on Thursday night with a handful of games and continues into Labor Day with a huge showdown between Florida State and Ole Miss in Orlando. Thursday night’s action is headlined by a SEC matchup between Vanderbilt and South Carolina, as well as non-conference affairs between Appalachian State-Tennessee and Oregon State-...