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Arizona State Sun Devils vs. Washington Huskies Prediction and Preview

By Kyle Kensing, 1 day 15 hours ago
An offensively anemic performance in the desert last October plagued Washington in a shocking loss at Arizona State. While the 13-7 decision at Sun Devil Stadium was not enough on its own to keep the Huskies out of the Pac-12 Championship Game — and, by extension, the College Football Playoff — their margin for error for the rest of the season was removed.   Washington enters...

Stanford Cardinal vs. Oregon Ducks Prediction and Preview

By Kyle Kensing, 1 day 16 hours ago
Autzen Stadium gained a reputation as one of college football's most intimidating venues at the height of Oregon's prominence this past decade. During that time, the Ducks' greatest competition came from the Stanford Cardinal.   Saturday's renewal of the budding rivalry marks a milestone in Oregon's return to the national spotlight, with the Ducks putting a Top 25...

College Fantasy Football: Week 4 DFS Picks Saturday (Sept. 22) Games

By Steven Lassan, 1 day 18 hours ago
Week 4 of the 2018 college football season continues on Saturday. 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 10 matchups are available to be selected on DraftKings for the first Saturday Noon ET games, followed by five games on the 3:30 p.m. ET slate and seven...

Arizona Wildcats vs. Oregon State Beavers Prediction and Preview

By John Coon, 2 days 14 hours ago
Arizona and Oregon State carry identical records into their Pac-12 opening matchup against one another on Saturday. But their respective paths to that 1-2 mark carry much different emotions.   For the Beavers, their first three games have offered some hope that they can take major steps forward after going winless in Pac-12 play for the second time in three years last season. Oregon State...

Washington State Cougars vs. USC Trojans Prediction and Preview

By Kyle Kensing, 3 days 11 hours ago
A miserable final three quarters last week at Texas doomed USC to its second consecutive loss and a bevy of questions about the program's offense. The 37–14 rout in Austin came one week after a 17–3 loss at Stanford, and both games pit the already injury-plagued Trojans against physical opponents.   Were that not enough, USC returns home on a short week with an...

Pac-12 Extra Points: Oregon-Stanford Series Gets a New Look; Myles Gaskin's Run Through History

By Kyle Kensing, 3 days 16 hours ago
Every Pac-12 Conference championship from 2009-15 went to either Oregon or Stanford. With the Cardinal's appearance in last year's Pac-12 Championship Game, either Stanford or Oregon has represented the North division in every title round but one since its inception in 2011.   Precedent then suggests that Saturday's showdown at Autzen Stadium comes with heavy implications. And...

USC Football: Clay Helton's "Ownership" Includes Recreating 2016 Magic

By Kyle Kensing, 4 days 16 hours ago
A sub-.500 start. Inconsistencies and questions on offense. A dud of a performance in the state of Texas. If the first few weeks of the 2018 season feel familiar for those following USC football, it's because 2016 opened in much the same fashion.   The Trojans concluded that season winning nine straight games, the last of which was an epic Rose Bowl defeat of Penn State. Winning the...

10 College Football National Championship-Winning Head Coaches Who Had Rough Starts

By Aaron Tallent, 4 days 17 hours ago
Each college football season brings a new round of head coaches and high expectations. For Nebraska and Florida State, Scott Frost and Willie Taggart are currently falling short of them. While the verdict is still out on both coaches, they still have time to turn things around. Many coaches have had rough starts before having great success. Here are 10 that weathered bad beginnings and went on...

College Football Rankings: Top 130 Teams

By Steven Lassan, 5 days 9 hours ago
With third week of action from the 2018 season in the books, it's time to revamp the full top 130 team projections and predictions and rank every FBS team in college football. There were several changes to the top 25 and 130 ranking after the Week 3 slate. The 130 rankings now focus on results and a mix of preseason projection to the end of the year. Alabama, Clemson, Georgia...

Seven-Step Drop: Big Ten, Pac-12 Already Want to Hit Reset Button

By Bryan Fischer, 5 days 16 hours ago
We’re three weeks into this still-young college football season and that means that the bulk of non-conference games have taken place for teams across the country. Before we move onto the next phase of life on the calendar though, it doesn’t hurt to take a moment and pause to reflect on what we saw this past weekend and what it means in the overall picture.   Namely, the Big...