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College Football Week 5 Awards

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 5 months ago
Week 5 of the 2015 college football season is in the books. Saturday's slate produced plenty of must-see games, including the anticipated Clemson-Notre Dame showdown in rainy Death Valley, while Alabama easily handled Georgia in Athens. Ohio State survived a scare from Indiana, Michigan State needed a late stop to hold off Purdue, UCLA fell to Arizona State and Oklahoma opened Big...

20 Must-See Moments from College Football's Week 5 Games

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 5 months ago
Week 5 of the college football season is officially in the books. Needless to say, Week 5 wasn’t short on drama or intrigue around the nation. The weekend started with Cincinnati’s upset over Miami on Thursday night and continued into Saturday with a close call for Ohio State against Indiana, Alabama’s easy win over Georgia, as well as Florida’s upset over Ole Miss and...

Knee-Jerk Reactions: Nebraska Cornhuskers vs. Illinois Fighting Illini

By Brandon Cavanaugh, 1 year 5 months ago
On Saturday Oct. 3, fans who tuned in for the Nebraska-Illinois clash were in for something…different. I doubt they expected The Game That Fun Forgot. The Huskers actually had some notable moments. Unfortunately, the putrid offense covered up nearly all sweet memories and confusion reigned from the seats to the striped shirts. Let’s review: - The honeymoon is...

5 Must-See Moments from Ohio State RB Ezekiel Elliott's Huge Day Against Indiana

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 5 months ago
Ohio State survived an upset bid by Indiana, using a last-minute goal-line stand to win 34-27 over the Hoosiers. While the defense stepped up with the game on the line, the biggest reason for the Buckeyes’ victory was running back Ezekiel Elliott. The junior carried Ohio State’s offense, rushing for 274 yards and three scores on 23 attempts. With the passing attack...

Iowa Hawkeyes vs. Wisconsin Badgers Preview and Prediction

By Chris Dougherty, 1 year 5 months ago
The Iowa Hawkeyes head into Madison, Wisconsin, on Saturday in an attempt to end their three-game losing streak against the Badgers for the Heartland Trophy. The Badgers are on a roll, having won three in a row in dominating fashion after losing their season-opener to Alabama. Unfortunately for Wisconsin, its quest to appear in a third straight Big Ten Championship Game took an unexpected...

Nebraska Cornhuskers vs. Illinois Fighting Illini Preview and Prediction

By Brandon Cavanaugh, 1 year 5 months ago
With a 2-2 non-conference effort in their wake, the Nebraska Cornhuskers begin their journey towards what will hopefully be the regular season goal: winning the Big Ten West division. First up is a pack of Illini that feature a quarterback that’ll test their mettle and the Blackshirt pass rush at the same time. Nebraska at Illinois Kickoff: 4:02 p.m. ET (...

Minnesota Golden Gophers vs. Northwestern Wildcats Preview and Prediction

By J.P. Scott, 1 year 5 months ago
This isn't how it was supposed to be. Minnesota was supposed to be the division front-runner, touting its gritty style of play as the reason you should believe in them as contenders. Northwestern was supposed to be the young, unorganized team without an identity, fighting to stay out of the Big Ten basement. So much for what was supposed to happen. Minnesota comes to Evansville as...

Michigan Wolverines vs. Maryland Terrapins Preview and Prediction

By Antwan Staley, 1 year 5 months ago
The Michigan Wolverines find themselves in recent unfamiliar territory after the first few weeks of the college football season. Despite being one of the most storied programs, the Wolverines are ranked in the Top 25 for the first time since Nov. 2, 2013. After shutting out BYU 31-0 last Saturday, Michigan is ranked No. 22 in this week’s poll Unlike Michigan, the Maryland Terrapins...

Week 5 College Football Picks Against the Spread

By Braden Gall, 1 year 5 months ago
I probably won't bet on Auburn the rest of the season. Or Tennessee or TCU or Oregon. Every year in college football there are just teams that are more schizophrenic than others. Those are the teams to avoid and it appears we've got a lot of them in college football this season. Particularly, with all of the injuries mounting for Top 25 teams. Last Week: 4-3Year-to-date:...

Penn State Nittany Lions vs. Army West Point Black Knights Preview and Prediction

By Kevin McGuire, 1 year 5 months ago
It's Military Appreciation Day in Happy Valley this weekend when Penn State welcomes Army to Beaver Stadium for the first time since 1979. The Nittany Lions look to keep the good vibes going after three straight wins following a season-opening loss to Temple. The rejuvenated running game of Penn State should once again be in for a productive afternoon against Army, and Christian Hackenberg...