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Pac-12's Best QB Showdowns in 2019

By Bryan Fischer, 2 weeks 4 days ago
The conference of champions has not quite lived up to that moniker on the gridiron in recent years but one thing the Pac-12 has done with nearly unmatched consistency is produce some stellar quarterback play. The 2019 crop will once again be deep and interesting, with a variety of styles on display sure to give opposing defensive coordinators a headache each week.   NFL scouts are surely...

College Football Win Totals: 15 Teams to Bet Big On

By Steven Lassan, 2 weeks 5 days ago
The start of the 2019 college football season is just under two months away, and FanDuel is out with its over/under win total future bets for the upcoming year. As expected, there were plenty of interesting projections when the company released its totals in late June. While a lot can change over the next few weeks until kickoff, these 15 picks caught our attention. Which teams are worth a look...

USC Football: Ranking the Toughest Games on the Trojans' Schedule 2019

By Josh Webb, 2 weeks 5 days ago
The USC Trojans head into the 2019 college football season in a similar spot. Three years ago, for this same exercise, I wrote about the Trojans hanging around without really competing for a national title but still playing highly challenging schedules. And that's how things appear to be shaping up for the 2019 Men of Troy, who are faced with the third-toughest schedule in the nation....

Pac-12 Wild Card Players in 2019

By Kyle Kensing, 2 weeks 5 days ago
The annual unpredictability of the Pac-12 football race promises that every year, usually around Halloween, someone will do their best Charlie Day impression screaming, wild card!   The participants in the 2018 Pac-12 Championship Game offer some examples of what constitutes a wild card. Utah rallied after a slew of injuries to win the South for the first time, thanks in part to the play...

Top 25 College Football Non-Conference Games of 2019

By J.P. Scott, 2 weeks 5 days ago
Between conference realignment and the perceived importance of strong schedules in the eyes of the College Football Playoff committee, the number of intriguing non-conference matchups seems to grow larger each year. Many programs are beginning to figure out that if they want to get a leg up in the race to college football's final four, they need to start taking risks in the non-conference...

Utah Football: Ranking the Toughest Games on the Utes' Schedule

By John Coon, 2 weeks 6 days ago
Utah has graduated from the role of underdog. The Utes enter a new season with expectations higher than they ever have been since joining the Pac-12.   Utah is fresh off winning a Pac-12 South title for the first time and returns 15 starters from that championship team. The Utes have a genuine shot at claiming their first-ever Rose Bowl berth in 2019. Assuming key playmakers like Tyler...

College Football Bowl Schedule for 2019-20

By Steven Lassan, 2 weeks 6 days ago
College football's bowl schedule for 2019-20 is slated to start on Dec. 20 and continues until the NCAA national championship on Jan. 13 in New Orleans. This season's bowl slate once again includes 39 contests, plus the national title following the two CFB Playoff games (Fiesta and Peach). Due to a scheduling quirk, the two semifinal games will be played on Dec. 28. The Jan. 13 date...

Oregon Football: Ranking the Toughest Games on the Ducks' Schedule

By Kyle Kensing, 3 weeks 5 hours ago
Oregon's fall from the top of the college football perch was swift. The Ducks' return to the top could play out just as quickly.   In his first full season as head coach, Mario Cristobal oversaw a 9-4 showing that was capped off with a 7-6 win over Michigan State in the Redbox Bowl, underscoring that this version of Oregon differs vastly from the offensively innovative teams of...

When Does College Football Start in 2019?

By Steven Lassan, 3 weeks 1 day ago
College football’s 2019 season officially kicks off on Saturday, Aug. 24 with two Week 0 matchups. Miami and Florida meet in Orlando, with Arizona and Hawaii set for a high-scoring affair in Honolulu later that night. The full Week 1 college football schedule of matchups is slated to begin on Thursday, Aug. 29. The opening Thursday of action features Utah at BYU, along with...

Ranking the Pac-12's Toughest Non-Conference College Football Schedules in 2019

By Kyle Kensing, 3 weeks 4 days ago
Members of the Pac-12 play some of the most challenging schedules in the 2019 college football season. That much of the league plays 10, and sometimes 11, Power 5 opponents contributes to the degree of difficulty.   Stanford is taking ambitious scheduling to a whole new level in 2019, though, with one of the most impressive non-conference slates of the 21st century. The Cardinal play what...