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College Fantasy Football: Week 8 DFS Picks Saturday (Oct. 19) Games

By Steven Lassan, 1 day 16 hours ago
Week 8 of the 2019 college football season continues on Saturday, Oct. 19. That means it’s time to pick your optimal DraftKings college football fantasy lineup. Fortunately, our college football fantasy experts are ready to help. Players from 12 matchups are available to be selected on DraftKings for the first slate on Saturday, including Clemson-Louisville, California-Oregon...

College Football Picks: Expert Predictions for Every Game in Week 8

By Steven Lassan, 1 day 21 hours ago
College football's Week 8 slate for the 2019 season features 62 games, and our NCAA experts are ready with their predictions and picks. The Week 8 action starts on Wednesday night, as South Alabama takes on Troy in a matchup of Sun Belt rivals. The Thursday slate features two matchups involving conference play with Louisiana-Arkansas State and UCLA-Stanford. Four games are on tap...

Michigan vs. Penn State Football Prediction and Preview

By Steven Lassan, 1 day 23 hours ago
College football’s top matchup for Week 8 takes place in Happy Valley, as Penn State hosts Michigan in a key conference matchup between Big Ten rivals. The Wolverines are in a must-win situation if they want to have a shot at the Big Ten East Division title. With one defeat in league play from a game at Wisconsin, and a matchup versus Ohio State still remaining, a loss on Saturday night...

Ohio State vs. Northwestern Football Prediction and Preview

By Gabe Salgado, 2 days 11 hours ago
The Northwestern Wildcats will host the Ohio State Buckeyes on Friday night in a game that will set the tone for the remainder of the regular season for both teams. NU (1-4, 0-3 Big Ten) is in dire need of a victory to keep any postseason hopes alive, while OSU (6-0, 3-0) needs to keep winning in order to make its College Football Playoff aspirations a reality. The Buckeyes have torched their...

Purdue vs. Iowa Football Prediction and Preview

By Kevin McGuire, 2 days 21 hours ago
If there's a team in the Big Ten in serious need of a win this weekend, it just might be Iowa. After two straight losses in cross-division play, the Hawkeyes (4-2, 1-2) hop back into the division this week in search of a rebound win. Enter Purdue (2-4, 1-2), a team riddled with injuries and struggling to continue taking steps forward after a year of progress last season.   Iowa has...

Wisconsin vs. Illinois Football Prediction and Preview

By Chip Minnich, 2 days 21 hours ago
At 2-4, the Illinois Fighting Illini are looking for some positives during this 2019 season, as they prepare for Saturday's home date with the Wisconsin Badgers. At first glance, the Fighting Illini suffered through their fourth straight loss and its third within Big Ten play last week against Michigan.   On the other hand, Illinois rallied impressively before coming up short at home...

Outrageous College Football Predictions for Week 8

By J.P. Scott, 2 days 23 hours ago
Last week's college football slate was highlighted by South Carolina's upset win over the Georgia Bulldogs. The result of that game altered the potential path to the College Football Playoff for Georgia as well as a handful of other teams.   This weekend, there are plenty of tricky matchups that leave the door open for a repeat of what we saw last weekend in Athens. As we get...

Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Midseason Review and Second Half Preview

By Kevin McGuire, 4 days 10 min ago
The first half of the season has gone quite well for Penn State as the Nittany Lions reach the midway point of the season. A clean 6-0 record has been built on the strength of a dominant defense and a running game that continues to gain confidence in young options. And now that Penn State has a road win in a tough environment against a top 25 team under their belt, the Nittany Lions have played...

College Football 2019 Midseason All-America Team

By Steven Lassan, 4 days 20 hours ago
With half of the 2019 college football season completed, it’s time to hand out some hardware in the form of midseason All-America selections. This list is likely to look drastically different by December, but the players honored and mentioned below have performed at a high level through the first seven weeks of 2019.   LSU quarterback Joe Burrow leads the way for the first-team...

Nebraska Football: Cornhuskers Back to Square One Following Minnesota Loss

By Brandon Cavanaugh, 4 days 23 hours ago
As the night went on with P.J. Fleck's Minnesota team successfully — and almost too easily — rowing their boat past Scott Frost's Nebraska Cornhuskers, far too much looked out of place for the visitors. In contrast to the Golden Gophers, the Big Red appeared lost, confused, and even apathetic towards the game's end.   Now 4-3, the Big Red must regroup, pull...