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College Football Week 7 Awards

By Steven Lassan, 11 months 2 weeks ago
Week 7 of the 2016 college football season produced several big performances and memorable moments. Alabama remained unbeaten with a dominant performance against Tennessee, Clemson survived NC State's upset bid with an overtime win, Ohio State escaped Madison with a 30-23 overtime victory over Wisconsin, while West Virginia, Syracuse, North Carolina, Colorado and Washington State all picked...

Iowa State Cyclones vs. Texas Longhorns Preview and Prediction

By Allen Kenney, 11 months 2 weeks ago
The low point of Charlie Strong's tenure at Texas probably came last year when Iowa State blanked his Longhorns, 24-0. The Cyclones thoroughly dominated the game, as UT gained just 204 total yards and 11 first downs.   A repeat performance this year would seal Strong's fate in Austin. Presumably, his players understand that. That should motivate the 'Horns on Saturday....

College Football's 12 Best Position Battles to Watch in Week 7

By Bryan Fischer, 11 months 2 weeks ago
It’s a huge week around the country for some underrated college football rivalries and several key cross-divisional showdowns. No matter where you turn, there should be some interesting matchups between the names on the front of the jerseys but it’s the one-on-ones between the names on the back of the jerseys that are even juicier.   Whether you’re a college football...

West Virginia Mountaineers vs. Texas Tech Red Raiders Game Preview and Prediction

By Jeremy Simon, 11 months 2 weeks ago
After a 4-0 start the West Virginia Mountaineers are one of the remaining bright spots in the Big 12 nearing the midpoint of the season. With wins over Missouri, BYU and Kansas State the Mountaineers have found their way back into the top 25 in both national polls.   Texas Tech is coming off a tough loss to Kansas State in which Patrick Mahomes still did not look 100 percent. The Red...

Kansas State Wildcats vs. Oklahoma Sooners Preview and Prediction

By Allen Kenney, 11 months 2 weeks ago
Bill Snyder and his former assistant Bob Stoops have always had that whole teacher-pupil dynamic between them. This year, however, their teams couldn’t be much different.   The Sooners come into their meeting with the Wildcats playing dangerous football. On the one hand, they can score points with the best of teams around the country. On the other, they’ve needed all that...

10 College Football Picks Against the Spread for Week 7

By Mitch Light, 11 months 2 weeks ago
The Week 7 edition of college football’s picks against the spread features predictions for some of Saturday’s biggest games, including Alabama-Tennessee, Ohio State-Wisconsin and Notre Dame-Stanford. Additionally, conference matchups such as Clemson-NC State, USC-Arizona, Oklahoma-Kansas State and Northwestern-Michigan State feature lines or odds that caught our attention for...

Predictions for Every College Football Game in Week 7

By Steven Lassan, 11 months 2 weeks ago
College football’s Week 7 slate kicks off on Wednesday night with another Sun Belt midweek showdown, as Appalachian State travels to UL Lafayette in a key conference matchup for both teams. Navy and East Carolina was slated for Thursday but was postponed due to flooding from Hurricane Matthew. Four games dot the schedule for Friday, including Mississippi State at BYU and Duke at Louisville...

Outrageous College Football Predictions for Week 7

By J.P. Scott, 11 months 2 weeks ago
I offer my “Outrageous Predictions” every week for the upcoming slate of college football action. Inevitably, I'll pick on the wrong fan base, get a prediction about a certain team wrong, and then face the scorn on social media.   That's the best part of making these predictions.   Truth be told, I get one or two right (see Navy beating Houston last week) pretty...

College Football's Post-Week 6 Bowl Projections

By Steven Lassan, 11 months 2 weeks ago
The first six weeks of the college football season are in the books. And as expected, the 2016 season has already experienced some unexpected teams on the rise and on the decline. Florida State was picked by many as a preseason favorite to reach the national championship, but the Seminoles are out of the picture with two losses. Louisville, Washington and Michigan are three teams on...

College Football Poll Watch: The Sooners are Back, the B1G is Top-Heavy and Houston has Problems

By J.P. Scott, 11 months 2 weeks ago
Houston, Miami and Tennessee were all in the AP top 10 heading into last weekend. Two of the three were favored in their games, yet all three came out on the losing side of their respective contests.   The results of those three games shook up the most recent AP Top 25 and Amway Coaches Polls and changed the complexion of several conference races — not to mention the College...