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Miami Hurricanes vs. Virginia Tech Hokies Prediction and Preview

By Jon Kinne, 3 days 11 hours ago
Miami and Virginia Tech were both ranked in the Top 25 of all the major preseason polls. The expectation was that the marquee game on Nov. 17 in an otherwise light slate of college football action would be a showdown between the Hurricanes and the Hokies to decide the ACC Coastal crown.   However, the two programs have been major disappointments in 2018. Since September turned to October...

Boston College Eagles vs. Florida State Seminoles Prediction and Preview

By Mike Ferguson, 3 days 11 hours ago
The nation’s longest bowl streak will hang in the balance at Doak Campbell Stadium on Saturday as Florida State plays host to Boston College. The Seminoles will have to win their final two games to become bowl-eligible for a 37th straight season. With a win, the Eagles will get to eight victories for the first time under head coach Steve Addazio.   Boston College's chances to...

Syracuse Orange vs. Notre Dame Fighting Irish Prediction and Preview

By Jon Kinne, 3 days 11 hours ago
In 1963, Syracuse and Notre Dame met up at the old, old Yankee Stadium. The two teams closed out the season as the Orangemen went to 8-2 by beating an Irish squad that finished 2-7.   On Saturday, this year’s 8-2 Cuse will again do battle with Notre Dame in the Bronx. However, the current Irish team is sitting at 10-0 and is No. 3 in the College Football Playoff rankings, making the...

NC State Wolfpack vs. Louisville Cardinals Prediction and Preview

By Antwan Staley, 4 days 9 hours ago
The last time NC State visited Cardinal Stadium, the Wolfpack were embarrassed by Louisville, 54-13. As the Wolfpack return to Louisville for the first time in two years, there will be a noticeable omission from the home sideline.   Louisville head coach Bobby Petrino was fired Sunday morning as the Cardinals are 1-8 against FBS opponents this season and winless in seven ACC games....

Pittsburgh Panthers vs. Wake Forest Demon Deacons Prediction and Preview

By Mike Ferguson, 4 days 9 hours ago
One team will look to become bowl eligible on Saturday while the other hopes to clinch a spot in the ACC Championship Game for the first time ever. Fresh off a road upset of NC State, Wake Forest will look to get to six wins on Saturday as it plays host to Pittsburgh in what will be the first-ever matchup between the schools.   The Demon Deacons scored the game’s final 14 points...

5 Biggest Games in Week 12 with College Football Playoff Rankings Implications

By Gabe Salgado, 4 days 15 hours ago
The latest set of College Football Playoff rankings were released on Tuesday night and there were no major surprises to speak of. The top 10 (Alabama, Clemson, Notre Dame, Michigan, Georgia, Oklahoma, Louisiana State, Washington State, West Virginia and Ohio State) remains unchanged but there were some new teams added to the mix. Utah checked in at No. 19, Big Ten West champion Northwestern...

10 College Football Picks Against the Spread (ATS) for Week 12

By Mitch Light, 4 days 15 hours ago
The Week 12 edition of college football picks against the spread is highlighted by the Notre Dame-Syracuse battle at Yankee Stadium. Elsewhere, it’s rivalry time in the Pac-12 as Stanford and Cal meet in Berkeley for the Big Game; Arkansas seeks its first SEC win when it makes the trip to Mississippi State; and SMU seeks to remain in first place in the AAC West as the Mustangs host Memphis...

College Football Rankings: Top 130 Teams

By Steven Lassan, 6 days 12 hours ago
With the 11th week of action from the 2018 season in the books, it's time to revamp the full top 130 team projections and predictions and rank every FBS team in college football. Alabama remains the No. 1 team after posting a 24-0 shutout victory against Mississippi State. Clemson is a small step behind the Crimson Tide at No. 2, as coach Dabo Swinney's team clinched the ACC...

Seven-Step Drop: After Bobby Petrino, Clay Helton Headlines the 2018 Coaching Hot Seat Guide

By Bryan Fischer, 6 days 15 hours ago
It was not a terribly wild weekend by college football standards, even with a handful of top 25 teams going down. Given some of the lackluster matchups for the upcoming week in the sport, it might not be all that interesting until Thanksgiving either.   But while the games themselves may not lead to all that much interest, there is something else that is happening over the coming the days...

College Football Bowl Projections After Week 11

By Steven Lassan, 1 week 8 hours ago
The start of college football’s 2018-19 bowl season is just under two months away, but with Week 11 in the books, it’s never too early to take a peek at the potential matchups this postseason. Alabama, Clemson, Notre Dame and Michigan are Athlon's projected picks after Week 11 to reach the CFB Playoff. The Crimson Tide and Tigers are a notch above the rest of the...