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Top 10 Moments in College Football National Championship Game History

By Aaron Tallent, 2 weeks 4 days ago
Depending on the matchup, college football’s national championship game can be one for the ages or a real bore. Last year's game, of course, is in the former category.   Between the pre-BCS No. 1 vs. No. 2 pairings and the national championship games, there have been some classic moments that are etched in our memories. Here are the top 10.   10. Jan. 3, 2003...

5 NFL Draft Prospects to Watch in the Fiesta Bowl

By Nicholas Ian Allen, 3 weeks 7 hours ago
The 2018 bowl season is packed with talented matchups, and the PlayStation Fiesta Bowl showdown between the Washington Huskies and Penn State Nittany Lions is no exception. Both squads spent a large portion of the season in the top 10 of the national rankings, competing for conference division titles while flirting with College Football Playoff contention along the way, but finished with...

College Football Bowl Spread Picks: Orange, Fiesta, Rose, Sugar and Peach

By Mitch Light, 3 weeks 9 hours ago
College football's bowl slate wraps up with an intriguing slate of must-see matchups on Dec. 30 and Jan. 1. Louisville quarterback Lamar Jackson could be playing in his final collegiate game in the TaxSlayer Bowl against Mississippi State. The Liberty Bowl features Memphis' high-powered offense against an improved Iowa State team, and the Fiesta Bowl matches a tough Washington defense...

Fiesta Bowl Preview and Prediction: Washington vs. Penn State

By Steven Lassan, 3 weeks 1 day ago
The New Year’s Six bowl slate continues on Saturday, as Washington and Penn State meet in the Fiesta Bowl. Considering both teams finished 10-2 in the regular season and claimed at least a share of second place in their respective division, the showdown in Glendale, Ariz. between the Huskies and Nittany Lions should be one of the better bowl games outside of the College Football Playoff...

College Football's 10 Best Position Battles to Watch in New Year’s Six Bowl Games

By Bryan Fischer, 3 weeks 2 days ago
This hasn’t exactly been the most compelling of bowl seasons so far but fear not, things are about to go to the next level as some terrific New Year’s Six Bowl games get under way. As great as some of the matchups are between some really great teams they might not hold a candle to the games within a game — between players on either side of the ball.   Whether you...

Cotton Bowl Classic Preview and Prediction: USC vs. Ohio State

By Kyle Kensing, 3 weeks 3 days ago
A bowl game pitting the champion of Big Ten against the champion of the Pac-12 must surely be set for the Granddaddy of 'Em All, right?   Well, 2017 Big Ten and Pac-12 champions Ohio State and USC might be playing this postseason, but not before the backdrop of the San Gabriel Mountains. They will trade a Pasadena afternoon for prime-time in Arlington, Texas, and the history of the...

Sun Bowl Preview and Prediction: NC State vs. Arizona State

By Nicholas Ian Allen, 3 weeks 3 days ago
In one of the most interesting aspects of bowl season, the Sun Bowl features an interregional, ACC vs. Pac-12 matchup as NC State and Arizona State are set to meet in El Paso. The Wolfpack, 8-4 overall and 6-2 in conference play, come in following a 33-21 victory over rival North Carolina, ending the regular season on a high note after three losses in the previous games. The Sun Devils...

Foster Farms Bowl Preview and Prediction: Arizona vs. Purdue

By Kyle Kensing, 3 weeks 3 days ago
Two of the hottest names in college football lead Arizona and Purdue into the 2017 Foster Farms Bowl, though one will be on the field and the other, on the sideline.   Arizona quarterback Khalil Tate stepped into the lineup on Oct. 7 and ignited a four-game winning streak that pushed the Wildcats into the Top 25 for the first time since 2014, and guaranteed the program its fifth winning...

Holiday Bowl Preview and Prediction: Washington State vs. Michigan State

By J.P. Scott, 3 weeks 6 days ago
This year’s San Diego County Credit Union Holiday Bowl between the Washington State Cougars and Michigan State Spartans is an underrated battle between two Top 25 programs featuring two very different styles.   Mike Leach's No. 18 Cougars (9-3) exploded to a 6-0 start highlighted by a win over USC – the No. 5 team in the country at the time. But Wazzu struggled down the...

Alamo Bowl Preview and Prediction: Stanford vs. TCU

By Eric Sorenson, 3 weeks 6 days ago
On paper, this year’s Valero Alamo Bowl is a pretty good matchup of contrasting styles. Both programs come from a background of considerable success, though in the last few years neither has been able to make the last big jump to the College Football Playoff. Both teams also come into this game off of losses in their respective conference championship game.   Stanford lost a nip-...