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West Virginia Mountaineers vs Oklahoma State Cowboys Preview and Prediction

By Jeremy Simon, 5 months 5 days ago
West Virginia offensive coordinator Joe Wickline and head coach Dana Holgorsen return to their former school (Oklahoma State) in their quest to remain undefeated in this cinderella season.   The Oklahoma State Cowboys have stayed mostly under the radar after a questionable loss to Central Michigan in Week 2. Take away that loss and the Cowboys only other hiccup this season has come at the...

Predictions for Every College Football Game in Week 9

By Steven Lassan, 5 months 5 days ago
College football’s Week 9 slate kicks off on Thursday night with five matchups. Virginia Tech at Pitt and California at USC are the two marquee contests on Thursday, but Appalachian State at Georgia Southern is a key game for positioning within the Sun Belt. Three games are slated for Friday night, with USF hosting Navy in a critical American Athletic Conference matchup. After South...

Outrageous College Football Predictions for Week 9

By J.P. Scott, 5 months 5 days ago
The Big Ten ended up winning the day last weekend on the back of Penn State's upset of Ohio State. Everything about the game — from the blocked field goal to the fans to the suddenly unstoppable defensive front of Penn State — was nothing short of outrageous.   This weekend, the Big Ten takes center stage once again with a trio of matchups that have the potential to...

College Football's Post-Week 8 Bowl Projections

By Steven Lassan, 5 months 6 days ago
The first eight weeks of the college football season are in the books and Week 8 produced one of the season's biggest upsets with Penn State's victory over Ohio State. While the Buckeyes dropped from the ranks of the unbeaten, the path for coach Urban Meyer's team is still there to earn a playoff spot. Ohio State takes on Michigan in the regular season finale and could face...

Seven-Step Drop: Chaos aside, the College Football Playoff path for all the contenders is pretty simple

By Bryan Fischer, 5 months 1 week ago
Seven days ago this column was all about how the storylines surrounding college football were about to shift from disappointing teams like Notre Dame and Oregon being the talk of the sport to the chaos that inevitably happens.    Well, on Saturday the chaos came. And it came hard.   While the day did not start in Happy Valley, the biggest narrative shift occurred there just...

College Football Poll Watch: Wisconsin Punished for Winning, Alabama Near-Unanimous No. 1

By J.P. Scott, 5 months 1 week ago
Penn State's win over Ohio State this past weekend certainly changed the road map to the College Football Playoff. It, coupled with some other upsets around the country, also caused some voters in both the AP Top 25 and Amway Coaches Polls to turn in some questionable ballots.   Here's what stuck out to me this week:   Wisconsin was literally punished for winning...

College Football Week 8 Awards

By Steven Lassan, 5 months 1 week ago
Week 8 of the 2016 college football season produced several big performances and memorable moments. Alabama continued to distance itself from the rest of the nation, as the Crimson Tide handled Texas A&M to remain unbeaten. LSU and Auburn scored key victories in SEC West action, Penn State knocked off Ohio State to score the biggest win of coach James Franklin's tenure in Happy...

Oklahoma Sooners vs. Texas Tech Red Raiders Preview and Prediction

By Allen Kenney, 5 months 1 week ago
Quarterback Baker Mayfield’s transfer from Texas Tech to Oklahoma following the 2013 season actually worked out well for both sides. After sitting out the 2014 season, Mayfield won the starting job at OU last season and helped lead the Sooners to a conference title. Meanwhile, dynamic talent Patrick Mahomes, who likely would have beaten out Mayfield at Tech, took over the starting role...

TCU Horned Frogs vs. West Virginia Mountaineers Game Preview and Prediction

By Jeremy Simon, 5 months 1 week ago
The West Virginia Mountaineers have stormed onto the national scene after starting the season 5-0 and landing 12th in the most current AP Top 25. After holding Texas Tech to season lows on offense last week the Mountaineers can claim one of the stingiest defenses in the Big 12. Pair that with the emergence of senior QB Skyler Howard and the Mountaineers are now starting to be considered a dark...