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College Football's 10 Most Underappreciated Head Coaches in 2015

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 12 months ago
With the 2015 season reaching its final stretch, all 128 teams, players and coaches are making their last push to reach preseason goals, play in a bowl or avoid the hot seat going into the offseason. And this is also the portion of the season where the award scene starts to clear and the candidates for some of college football’s top hardware begins to emerge. With 128 head coaches at...

Northwestern Wildcats vs. Wisconsin Badgers Preview and Prediction

By J.P. Scott, 1 year 12 months ago
Northwestern and Wisconsin are arguably the two quietest two-loss teams in the country. Their combined four losses have come at the hands of three ranked teams, and the result is respect from the College Football Playoff committee via a Top 25 placement for both teams. They'll meet Saturday at Camp Randall Stadium in Madison — basically for second place in the Big Ten West....

Oklahoma Releases Hype Video to Promote QB Baker Mayfield for Heisman Trophy

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 12 months ago
With just three remaining weeks in the 2015 college football regular season, the race to win the Heisman Trophy is officially entering the homestretch. Thanks to strong performances in recent weeks, Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield has emerged as one of the frontrunners for the Heisman. The junior delivered a clutch performance against Baylor last Saturday, throwing for 270 yards and...

Purdue Boilermakers vs. Iowa Hawkeyes Preview and Prediction

By Robert A. Boleyn, 1 year 12 months ago
The Purdue Boilermakers travel to Iowa City to meet the No. 6 Iowa Hawkeyes this weekend, on a mission to upend Senior Day and a school-record 7-0 mark by the Hawkeyes inside Kinnick Stadium. For its part, an Iowa victory assures t head coach Kirk Ferentz and the Hawkeyes at least a share of the Big Ten West Division crown and their first-ever appearance in the conference...

Michigan Wolverines vs. Penn State Nittany Lions Preview and Prediction

By Kevin McGuire, 1 year 12 months ago
The Big Ten may still be won by either Ohio State or Michigan State, but the revival of Michigan is real and the rebuilding of Penn State continues. The Wolverines and Nittany Lions square off Saturday afternoon in Happy Valley with plenty to play for on both sides of the field. Michigan can continue to make a late push for a possible spot in the Big Ten...

Cover 2 Podcast Special: Kirk Herbstreit Talk Playoff Rankings, Week 12

By Braden Gall, 2 years 14 hours ago
Host Braden Gall sits down with ESPN college football guru Kirk Herbstreit on this special edition of the Cover 2 podcast. Herbstreit offers his thoughts on the College Football Playoff rankings as well as how the Committee process works.The ESPN analyst also offers his thoughts on a potential Ohio State-Alabama rematch, the big games of Week 12 and which team in the top four is most likely to...

The Big 12 May Again be on the Outside Looking in at the College Football Playoff

By Jeremy Simon, 2 years 17 hours ago
It seems that with each passing week the College Football Playoff selection committee finds ways to exclude the Big 12 Conference from the top four spots. This week's rankings were no different and honestly it seems the closer we get to Dec. 4 the less likely it will be the Big 12 will have a representative in the Playoff, again. Related: Five Thoughts on the Nov. 17 College Football...

Predictions for Every College Football Game in Week 12

By Steven Lassan, 2 years 19 hours ago
Week 12 of the 2015 college football season starts on Wednesday night with two matchups from the MAC. Northern Illinois looks to move one step closer to a MAC West title in a key conference game against Western Michigan. Central Michigan also travels to Kent State on Wednesday night. The pre-Saturday action continues on Thursday with East Carolina at UCF and ULM at Texas State, followed by two...

Mike Riley’s Cornhuskers Rebounding Thanks to Sound Minds

By Brandon Cavanaugh, 2 years 22 hours ago
Discipline is the bridge between goals and accomplishment. Late American entrepreneur Jim Rohn once said that and it certainly applies to Nebraska football’s 2015 season. Penalties will be the death of a football team’s dreams, their goals, their accomplishments. In the month of September, the Cornhuskers averaged nearly 11 flags per game. That’s a good way to lose any...

Outrageous College Football Predictions for Week 12

By J.P. Scott, 2 years 23 hours ago
We are at the point in the college football season where the contenders make statements and the pretenders fall by the wayside. A handful of teams have their eyes on conference championship game appearances with outside shots at berths in the College Football Playoff. For three of those teams, Week 12 will mark the end of what were shaping up to be dream seasons, thanks to some outrageousness....