Some of the preseason hype for Thursday night’s matchup between Louisville and Houston has faded, but this mid-November non-conference showdown still has plenty of importance in the national landscape. The Cardinals ranked No.
Eastern Michigan looks to continue its turnaround under coach Chris Creighton, while Northern Illinois hopes to finish the year on a high note when these two teams meet on Wednesday night in Ypsilanti, Mich.
Week 11 provided its share of upsets for the 2016 college football season. Clemson, Michigan and Washington were knocked from the ranks of the unbeaten, while Auburn and Texas A&M – two of the selection committee’s top-10 teams – were also defeated in SEC play last Saturday.
Tuesday night MACtion continues with Ohio traveling to Mount Pleasant to take on Central Michigan in a critical game for both teams in terms of bowl positioning and the chase for the conference championship. With a win over the Chippewas, coach Frank Solich’s Bobcats will clinch the MAC East and book a trip to Detroit for the league title game in early December.
As we approach Thanksgiving and the end of the college football regular season, it’s clear that winter is not just literally coming — it’s also metaphorically approaching for the four-team College Football Playoff system with more doom in the air than “Game of Thrones.”
Week 11 of the 2016 college football season produced several big performances and memorable moments. Five teams ranked in the College Football Playoff selection committee's top 10 poll from Tuesday night suffered defeats on Saturday. Clemson was stunned by Pitt on a late field goal, Michigan fell by one point to Iowa and USC defeated Washington in Seattle.
Week 11 of the 2016 college football season produced several big performances and memorable moments from the SEC. Alabama easily defeated Mississippi State 51-3, while Florida scored a key win for positioning within the SEC East by knocking off South Carolina 20-7. Georgia upset Auburn 13-7, LSU's ground attack led the way in a 38-10 victory over Arkansas, and Ole Miss true freshman quarterback Shea Patterson guided the Rebels to a 29-28 victory at Texas A&M.