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College Football's 10 Best Position Battles to Watch in New Year’s Six Bowl Games

By Bryan Fischer, 3 weeks 6 days ago
This hasn’t exactly been the most compelling of bowl seasons so far but fear not, things are about to go to the next level as some terrific New Year’s Six Bowl games get under way. As great as some of the matchups are between some really great teams they might not hold a candle to the games within a game — between players on either side of the ball.   Whether you...

Hawaii Bowl Preview and Prediction: Houston vs. Fresno State

By Steven Lassan, 1 month 1 day ago
College football’s pre-Christmas bowl slate concludes on Sunday night in Honolulu, as Houston meets Fresno State in the Hawaii Bowl. With no NFL game scheduled for Sunday night, this matchup between the Cougars and Bulldogs should provide the football fix for any holiday party.   Under first-year coach Jeff Tedford, Fresno State is one of college football’s best storylines...

Military Bowl Preview and Prediction: Virginia vs. Navy

By Antwan Staley, 1 month 1 day ago
A year after finishing 2-10, the Virginia Cavaliers are in a bowl game for the first time since 2011. The Cavaliers are trying to win their first bowl game since 2005 when they go up against the Navy Midshipmen in the Military Bowl. The game will be played on the service academy’s home field, Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium in Annapolis, Maryland.   Navy (6-6) is coming off a...

College Football Bowl Spread Picks: Pinstripe, Cotton, Alamo, Sun and Holiday

By Mitch Light, 1 month 2 days ago
The post-Christmas slate of college football's bowl season kicks off on Dec. 26 with three games, including the Heart of Dallas Bowl between West Virginia and Utah, along with the Cactus Bowl matchup of Kansas State versus UCLA. A busy slate is on tap for Dec. 27, as the schedule features four games, including the Texas Bowl between former Big 12 foes Missouri and Texas. With ...

College Football's 2017 Postseason All-America Team

By Steven Lassan, 1 month 2 days ago
With college football’s 2017 regular season in the books and bowl season already underway, it’s time to take a look back and honor the best of the best and top performers for the All-America team. Whether it was on offense, defense or special teams, there were no shortage of clutch performances by players at every position. Heisman Trophy winner Baker Mayfield claimed...

Birmingham Bowl Preview and Prediction: Texas Tech vs. South Florida

By Peter Mundo, 1 month 4 days ago
The Birmingham Bowl has more interesting storylines than one might originally think. First off, it’s the first time in the bowl’s history (2006 start), that a Big 12 team is competing. Meantime, South Florida will be making its fourth appearance in this bowl game, the most any team ever has. Also, USF head coach Charlie Strong faces a very familiar Big 12 opponent in the Texas Tech...

Top 25 College Football Games of 2017

By Kyle Kensing, 1 month 5 days ago
One could make a strong argument that the 2017 college football season ranks among the very best of modern times. This campaign featured countless heart-stopping finishes, provided landscape-altering upsets, and was highlighted with many of the best individual performances of recent memory.   Starting with opening weekend and lasting through the Army-Navy Game, each and every college...

Gasparilla Bowl Preview and Prediction: Temple vs. Florida International

By Mike Ferguson, 1 month 6 days ago
A school record for victories will be in play for Florida International as the 8-4 Golden Panthers take on Temple in the Bad Boy Mowers Gasparilla Bowl on Thursday at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Florida. Temple, at 6-6, looks to lock down a third straight winning season with a victory.   Fresh off an American Athletic Conference title, the Owls didn't have the season they hoped...

Frisco Bowl Preview and Prediction: Louisiana Tech vs. SMU

By Nicholas Ian Allen, 1 month 1 week ago
Chad Morris accomplished what he hoped at SMU by building the Mustangs into a dangerous program in the American Athletic Conference (AAC) using his deep roots in Texas and offensive acumen. After posting a 14-22 record in four seasons, including a 7-5 regular season finish in 2017, Morris moved on to Arkansas.   With the program in much better shape than it was when Morris arrived, SMU...

College Football Bowl Spread Picks: Las Vegas, Bahamas, Birmingham and Dollar General

By Mitch Light, 1 month 1 week ago
College football's bowl season starts on Dec. 16 with five matchups on tap, including Oregon-Boise State in the Las Vegas Bowl, as well as North Texas and Troy meeting in the New Orleans Bowl. After the opening Saturday of the 2017-18 bowl season, nine other games are slated prior to Dec. 25. With bowl season approaching, here are picks against the spread for each postseason game from...
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