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Bryce Petty
Football nerds unite. Just think, less than a decade ago, Baylor and Michigan State were teams worthy of laughs in their respective conferences. Baylor was a bottom feeder in the Big 12, and Michigan State’s various foibles made the...
David Fox
8 months ago
David Cobb
The Orlando-based bowl game with the New Year’s afternoon timeslot is back to its traditional name, but it’s a long way from its traditional matchup. The Citrus Bowl — returning to that name for the first time since 2002...
David Fox
8 months ago
Dalvin Cook
LOS ANGELES — If it’s possible to save a season for a team that went undefeated, then Dalvin Cook is on the short list of players who accomplished such a feat. Cook is the home run threat who turned the momentum in two of the...
David Fox
8 months ago
As it turns out, Dallas is a fitting spot for the college football championship game this season. Not only is that where the first College Football Playoff will be won on the field, it’s not that far from where the four teams will try to...
Athlon Sports
8 months ago
LOS ANGELES — From afar, the scene around Jameis Winston and Marcus Mariota at Rose Bowl media day isn’t all that different. The quarterbacks of college football playoff teams and Heisman winners both merit throngs of attention. In...
David Fox
8 months ago
Clint Trickett
LOS ANGELES — Clint Trickett even had his own father in the dark regarding the concussions that ended his football career.As Florida State offensive line coach Rick Trickett prepared for the Rose Bowl and College Football Playoff semifinal...
David Fox
8 months ago
Ohio State Buckeyes
NEW ORLEANS - The Sugar Bowl will go one of two ways for Ohio State's 250-pound sophomore quarterback Cardale Jones.  His inexperience will cost the Buckeyes a shot at the national championship. Or, his international-man-of-mystery...
Braden Gall
8 months ago
Jameis Winston
The college football playoff officially begins when Florida State and Oregon meet on Jan. 1 in the Rose Bowl for the first national semifinal matchup. The Seminoles and Ducks are two of the nation’s most successful programs in recent years,...
Steven Lassan
8 months ago
It's not just another Sugar Bowl. In fact, Urban Meyer and the Ohio State Buckeyes don't even use the words Sugar Bowl. It's (finally) all about the playoffs for everyone involved. College football fans couldn't have asked...
Braden Gall
8 months ago
Trevone Boykin
College football’s new four-team playoff format added intrigue to the bowl schedule, and the anticipated New Year’s Six slate begins with a showdown between TCU and Ole Miss in the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl. The Horned Frogs went into the...
Steven Lassan
8 months ago
Urban Meyer
College football’s 2015 season is still several months away. However, it’s never too early to take an early look at how the rankings for next season may look when the preseason polls and predictions are released.Considering all that...
Steven Lassan
8 months ago
Dak Prescott
Mississippi State and Georgia Tech picked a good year to have their best seasons in recent history. For sure, the Bulldogs and Yellow Jackets could be left wanting more. Mississippi State was in the playoff race until the final weeks of the...
David Fox
8 months ago
Melvin Gordon
Understandably, the theme of 2014 will be the first College Football Playoff. The new postseason format represented a seismic shift in the sport, and even if the playoff expands beyond four teams, college football won’t be the same again...
David Fox
8 months ago
Arizona Wildcats
Boise State knows all about the Fiesta Bowl but never before have the Broncos had to face a home team in Tempe.  This is Boise State's third trip to the Fiesta Bowl in the last nine seasons and its 13th consecutive bowl berth overall...
Braden Gall
8 months ago
LSU Tigers
Nashville could not be happier about this year’s matchup. The 17th annual Music City Bowl features one of the best billings in the history of the game with blueblood programs Notre Dame and LSU coming to Lower Broadway. Both programs...
Braden Gall
8 months ago
Maryland Terrapins
The Rose Bowl should be jealous as the 13th edition of the Foster Farms Bowl — formerly the Kraft Fight Hunger, Emerald and San Francisco Bowl — will be one of just two postseason games that features a Big Ten-Pac-12...
Braden Gall
8 months ago
Nick Chubb
The Belk Bowl was one of the big winners in college football’s bowl tie-in shuffle prior to 2014, as the Charlotte, N.C. postseason game now features an annual matchup between the SEC (Georgia) and ACC (Louisville). The Bulldogs and Cardinals...
Steven Lassan
8 months ago
Aaron Rodgers
The NFC North is just one of the things that will be decided when the Detroit Lions take on the Green Bay Packers this afternoon on FOX. The Lions and Packers both enter this showdown at 11-4 with playoff berths already secure. However, a win would...
Mark Ross
8 months ago
Cam Newton
It’s winner takes the NFC South this afternoon in the Georgia Dome when the Atlanta Falcons host the Carolina Panthers on CBS. A win for the Panthers (6-8-1) will cap a four-game winning streak to give Ron Rivera’s team an improbable...
Mark Ross
8 months ago
Ben Roethlisberger
The AFC playoff picture will come into complete focus when the Cincinnati Bengals take on the Pittsburgh Steelers tonight on NBC. The final game of the 2014 regular season pits the Bengals (10-4-1) against the Steelers (10-5) with the AFC North...
Mark Ross
8 months ago
Frank Beamer
Virginia Tech coach Frank Beamer recently underwent throat surgery and spent the Military Bowl victory against Cincinnati coaching from the press box. The Hokies used a couple of turnovers by the Cincinnati offense, along with 210 rushing yards to...
Steven Lassan
8 months ago
Alex Collins
Arkansas and Texas renew an old Southwest Conference rivalry in NRG Stadium on Dec. 29 for the ninth Texas Bowl matchup. Low expectations surrounded both teams entering the season, as the Razorbacks were considered by most to be a year away from...
Steven Lassan
8 months ago
Clemson Tigers
What a difference a year makes? Clemson and Oklahoma both topped current members (Ohio State and Alabama, respectively) of the College Football Playoff in BCS bowls last year. Neither team envisioned a trip to Orlando this postseason, but...
Braden Gall
8 months ago
Kevin White
The scoreboard in Memphis should be active on Dec. 29 when West Virginia and Texas A&M meet in the Liberty Bowl. The Mountaineers and Aggies each average over 30 points per game, and there’s plenty of familiarity between the programs due...
Steven Lassan
8 months ago
The 39 bowl games on this year’s roster may be too many for some.That’s fine. For some of us, that’s not enough. Not just because if the insatiable need for December and January college football. Bowl games — especially...
David Fox
8 months ago

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