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By a handful of measures, the Big Ten had a successful season. The league produced a College Football Playoff team, a Heisman finalist, one of the top defensive players in the country and one of the nation’s biggest surprise teams.The...
David Fox
2 years ago
Oregon Ducks
Athlon Sports formed a Heisman Trophy committee that voted every week. Now that the season is over, who are they predicting wins the Heisman Trophy? Each voter ranks their top five candidates, with each first-place vote getting five...
Braden Gall
2 years ago
Josh Pastner
With the conference challenges and Thanksgiving tournaments and showcases behind us, most teams have assembled their non-conference resumes, for better or worse.Thanks to the holidays and finals, the December schedule lets up for many teams around...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
TCU and Baylor were deserving and they got left out of the College Football Playoff. That doesn’t mean the system is broken. The season hadn’t even ended on Saturday evening before the ethos started clamoring for an eight-team...
Braden Gall
2 years ago
The annual matchup between Navy and Army is one of college football’s top – if not No. 1 – rivalry game.On Monday, the Midshipmen unveiled an alternate uniform for Saturday’s game against the Black Knights. These...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
For a playoff system that produced a mere three games and four teams in championship contention, the first College Football Playoff left us plenty to dissect. In the name of transparency (and publicity and TV ratings), the selection committee...
David Fox
2 years ago
College Football Playoff
 Hosts Braden Gall, David Fox and Mitch Light debate the merits of the Selection Committee. Did they get the right four teams? What hurt the Big 12 the most? Who will be crowned the national champion when the dust settles? The guys break it...
Braden Gall
2 years ago
Art Briles is one of the nation’s brightest football coaches. He’s done more with less at Baylor because of smarts and hard work.He’s changed Baylor from a Big 12 afterthought into a two-time league champ because of astute...
David Fox
2 years ago
Aaron Rodgers
Week 14 wraps up with a battle of division leaders, as the Atlanta Falcons will take on the Green Bay Packers on ESPN’s “Monday Night Football.” Despite a 5-7 record the Falcons are leading the NFC South over the Saints (5-8...
Mark Ross
2 years ago
College football’s regular season is over and the postseason and playoff matchups are set. The bowl season kicks off in New Orleans on Dec. 20 and concludes with the national championship in Arlington, Texas. 39 bowl games are slated for...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
Florida State Seminoles
Baylor is upset that it beat TCU head-to-head and won the Big 12 championship by any logical or rational definition and is sitting at home. TCU is upset because the Horned Frogs won a game 55-3 and dropped from third to sixth and finds itself out...
Braden Gall
2 years ago
Nick Saban
College football’s new four-team playoff format starts on Jan. 1 with Oregon and Florida State meeting in the Rose Bowl, while Alabama takes on Ohio State in the Sugar Bowl to close out the first round. The Crimson Tide ranked as the No. 1...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
 The NFL and Major League Baseball playoffs have their wild cards. The College Football Playoff does, too. If not in name, Ohio State is the wild card in practice. The Buckeyes were the last team in the four-team field, and the most...
David Fox
2 years ago
Gary Patterson
When the guy who correctly predicts presidential races down to the electoral vote is thrown off the scent, maybe it’s time to acknowledge that following the weekly College Football Playoff horse race is not the best use of time.As the season...
David Fox
2 years ago
Blake Sims
Alabama enters the college football playoff as the No. 1 overall seed and the odds-on favorite to win the 2014-15 national championship. The Crimson Tide has won two out of the last three titles and enters the playoff with an eight-game winning...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
Florida State enters the college football playoff with a 29-game winning streak and a tough first-round matchup against Oregon in the Rose Bowl. The Seminoles aren’t the same team that claimed the BCS Championship last season, but coach Jimbo...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
Oregon Ducks
Oregon is in. And it's going to be a tough out. Mark Helfrich has led his program to the Pac-12 Championship, the inaugural College Football Playoff and likely the school's first Heisman Trophy. But his team has much left to accomplish...
Braden Gall
2 years ago
Peyton Manning
The Buffalo Bills will try and improve their playoff standing when they take on the Denver Broncos this afternoon on CBS. The Bills (7-5) have three teams ahead of them in the AFC Wild Card pecking order while the Broncos (9-3) have an outside shot...
Mark Ross
2 years ago
LeSean McCoy
Playoff positioning will be at stake when the Seattle Seahawks and Philadelphia Eagles get together this afternoon on FOX. The Seahawks (8-4) are one game behind the Cardinals for the lead in the NFC West and currently maintain a slight edge over...
Mark Ross
2 years ago
Andy Dalton
The AFC North race takes center stage this afternoon when the Pittsburgh Steelers and Cincinnati Bengals get together on CBS. The Bengals (8-3-1) currently lead the NFL’s most competitive division, with the Steelers (7-5) falling in between...
Mark Ross
2 years ago
Ryan Tannehill
It’s only Week 14, but in many ways this matchup between the Baltimore Ravens and Miami Dolphins on CBS may as well be viewed as a playoff-elimination game in the AFC. The Dolphins and Ravens both enter today’s game at 7-5, part of a...
Mark Ross
2 years ago
Philip Rivers
The reigning kings of December will collide in Qualcomm Stadium, as the New England Patriots and San Diego Chargers will face off tonight on NBC. Tom Brady and Philip Rivers rival Santa Claus for ownership of this month; they have a combined...
Rob Doster
2 years ago
The saying goes that the backup quarterback is the most popular person in football.At Ohio State, that may be no exaggeration.Quarterback injuries have been the norm for Urban Meyer in Columbus, but lucky for the Buckeyes, the next man up has been...
David Fox
2 years ago
Isaiah Crowell
The Giants could be a man down in Week 14 while Cleveland’s backfield may not be operating at full strength either. Here’s the latest on those situations as well as the Saints and Vikings. Rashad Jennings, RB, New York Giants vs....
Mark Ross
2 years ago
Andre Ellington
Andre Ellington has already been ruled out for Week 14, but he’s not the only running back on the injury report. Here are the other ailing RBs you need to know about before the late afternoon games get started. Marshawn Lynch, RB,...
Mark Ross
2 years ago

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