Hosts Mitch Light and Braden Gall are joined by Pac-12 Network analyst Jill Savage to break down the big weekend of action out West.
What exactly do the the ACC and Big Ten have to offer the fans this weekend? The Big 12 has two contenders on upset alert. And the SEC has four important pecking order games, including one of the 90s best rivalries.
The guys also pick every Top 25 game, offer locks of the week against the spread and cover THE LEAST IMPORTANT GAME OF THE WEEK!
It’s no secret TCU and Baylor do not like each other. And the intensity in this rivalry is only increased due to the recent success of both teams, as Baylor and TCU are the frontrunners to win the Big 12 in 2015.
The war of words continued between the two programs on Tuesday, as TCU coach Gary Patterson lobbed a shot in Baylor’s direction. Patterson was defending the recently arrested Mike Tuaua on felony complaint of robbery and bodily injury charges.
There’s nothing better than the rivalries in college football. Miami-Florida State isn’t quite the rivalry that it once was with the Hurricanes not contending for national championships, but this is still one of the top annual matchups in the ACC and in the nation.
Miami coach Al Golden is on the hot seat with a 31-22 record, and the fifth-year coach has already been the subject of a few plane banners over Sun Life Stadium prior to the start of the Bethune-Cookman and Nebraska games.
When the Big East reconfigured three years ago, the league had its share of questions. Among them, did the league have the powerhouse coaches to be a powerhouse conference?
Brad Stevens had left for the NBA. Jay Wright’s program was in a state of transition. Chris Mack was still in the shadow of his predecessors. John Thompson III couldn’t shake early NCAA Tournament exits.
Ohio State taught the college football world an important lesson last season: Don’t count out the one-loss teams after a September defeat. Every team would prefer to finish the season with a perfect record, but an early-season defeat isn’t the final blow for any program’s playoff hopes.