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Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl Preview and Prediction: Florida State vs. Houston

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 6 months ago
The New Year’s Six bowl slate kicks off on Dec. 31 with an intriguing matchup between Florida State and Houston in the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl. The Seminoles and Cougars start a huge day for college football fans on Thursday, as playoff games in the Cotton Bowl and Orange Bowl begin later that afternoon. First-year coach Tom Herman guided Houston to a 12-1 mark during the regular...

Predictions for Every Remaining College Football 2015-2016 Bowl Game

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 6 months ago
College football 2015-16 bowl season has almost reached its halfway point. With 20 games in the books, 21 contests remain, including the New Year’s Six matchups and the national championship on Jan. 11 in Glendale, Ariz. The first portion of the bowl slate produced a handful of entertaining games, including the Miami Beach Bowl between WKU and South Florida, the Georgia Southern-Bowling...

Belk Bowl Preview and Prediction: NC State vs. Mississippi State

By Cody McClure, 1 year 6 months ago
NC State and Mississippi State meet on the gridiron for only the sixth time on Wednesday afternoon in the Belk Bowl. Both schools come into the game with winning records, despite losing to in-state rivals in the final week of the regular season. Mississippi State quarterback Dak Prescott will make his final start for the Bulldogs, having amassed over 3,400 passing yards on the season....

Best Individual Performances in College Football in 2015

By Kyle Kensing, 1 year 6 months ago
Seemingly every autumn, college football collectively sets the bar higher than it had in previous years. The 2015 campaign featured an abundance of breath-taking moments across all levels, in the process setting a new standard of excellence in the sport. Related: Top 25 College Football Games of 2015 The following 18 individual efforts were the pinnacle of the season. These were...

Russell Athletic Bowl Preview and Prediction: North Carolina vs. Baylor

By Jon Kinne, 1 year 6 months ago
Going into Thanksgiving weekend, North Carolina and Baylor had their sights set very high. North Carolina had not lost since week one and victories over NC State and then Clemson in the ACC Championship Game would give them the league title. Head coach Larry Fedora was making his case for the Tar Heels' inclusion in the College Football Playoff prior to the Clemson game, so their...

Military Bowl Preview and Prediction: Pittsburgh vs. Navy

By Marky Billson, 1 year 7 months ago
Some Pittsburgh fans and players viewed their invite to the Military Bowl to play Navy as something of a booby prize after an 8-4 season. They shouldn't. The Midshipmen are a formidable foe with a 10-2 record. On top of that, Navy and Pitt are longtime rivals, having met 39 times, the first time (1912) predating even the Pop Warner era at the University of Pittsburgh. The two teams met...

Pinstripe Bowl Preview and Prediction: Indiana vs. Duke

By Michael Bradley, 1 year 7 months ago
The best line yet about the 2015 New Era Pinstripe Bowl is that it features a pair of basketball teams playing football at a baseball stadium. By the time the day is over, it’s possible fans could see as many points as they would at a hoop contest, thanks to Indiana’s high-powered offense and generous defense. This doesn’t exactly feature a matchup of national powers,...

Independence Bowl Preview and Prediction: Tulsa vs. Virginia Tech

By J.P. Scott, 1 year 7 months ago
The 2015 Camping World Independence Bowl will mark the end of Virginia Tech coach Frank Beamer's legendary career. You'd think it would be safe to say he's seen it all, but Beamer has never coached against Tulsa. Speaking of legends, the last time Tulsa and Virginia Tech met was in 1978, when the two teams were coached by John Cooper and Bill Dooley respectively. Tulsa leads the all-...

College Football's 2015 Postseason All-Freshman Team

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 7 months ago
Every college football season is a new opportunity for the freshmen players on 128 FBS teams to make a statement. While each year always produces a handful of freshmen standouts, it seems more first-year players are making an impact at a high level. 2015 is a good barometer for that statement, as three of the four College Football Playoff teams feature a freshman on the Athlon Sports first-team...

Sun Bowl Preview and Prediction: Miami vs. Washington State

By Antwan Staley, 1 year 7 months ago
The Washington State Cougars will play in their second bowl game in three seasons as they will take on the Miami Hurricanes in the 2015 Hyundai Sun Bowl in El Paso, Texas. In 2013, the Cougars lost a close game to the Colorado State Rams 48-45 in the New Mexico Bowl. Miami will be making its third straight bowl appearance as last season the Hurricanes lost 24-21 to the South Carolina...
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