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Stanford Cardinal 2017 Team Awards

By Kyle Kensing, 4 weeks 1 day ago
Despite opening 2017 with a rocky start, losing two of the first three games, Stanford came on strong to appear in its fourth Pac-12 Championship Game since 2012. The emergence of running back Bryce Love filled the void of record-setting Christian McCaffrey nicely, giving the Cardinal their fourth Heisman Trophy finalist since 2009.   The defense flexed its muscle in a variety of ways,...

College Football Bowl Spread Picks: Pinstripe, Cotton, Alamo, Sun and Holiday

By Mitch Light, 4 weeks 1 day ago
The post-Christmas slate of college football's bowl season kicks off on Dec. 26 with three games, including the Heart of Dallas Bowl between West Virginia and Utah, along with the Cactus Bowl matchup of Kansas State versus UCLA. A busy slate is on tap for Dec. 27, as the schedule features four games, including the Texas Bowl between former Big 12 foes Missouri and Texas. With ...

College Football's 2017 Postseason All-America Team

By Steven Lassan, 4 weeks 1 day ago
With college football’s 2017 regular season in the books and bowl season already underway, it’s time to take a look back and honor the best of the best and top performers for the All-America team. Whether it was on offense, defense or special teams, there were no shortage of clutch performances by players at every position. Heisman Trophy winner Baker Mayfield claimed...

Cactus Bowl Preview and Prediction: Kansas State vs. UCLA

By Peter Mundo, 1 month 17 hours ago
There are a couple of “lasts” for UCLA in this game. We know it’s the last game before Chip Kelly officially takes over the Bruins program and it very well could be the last game of Josh Rosen’s UCLA career, as the junior quarterback is expected to enter the NFL draft.   Meantime, just when you want to count out Kansas State head coach Bill Snyder, the 78-year-...

Heart of Dallas Bowl Preview and Prediction: Utah vs. West Virginia

By John Coon, 1 month 17 hours ago
After seeing promising starts dissolve into sputtering finishes, both Utah and West Virginia are looking to finish out mediocre seasons on a positive note when they clash in the Zaxby's Heart of Dallas Bowl.   The Utes (6-6, 3-6 Pac-12) have a good track record of success once they get into a bowl game. Utah has won 13 of its last 14 bowl games dating to 1996. Kyle...

USC Trojans 2017 Team Awards

By Kyle Kensing, 1 month 18 hours ago
It was a white-knuckle 2017 for USC football, even before the season began. The calendar year began with the Trojans rallying to beat Penn State in one of the greatest college football games ever played, the 2017 Rose Bowl. That sparked an offseason of hype and expectations — the first and foremost of which head coach Clay Helton emphasized was winning the program's first conference...

Top 25 College Football Games of 2017

By Kyle Kensing, 1 month 2 days ago
One could make a strong argument that the 2017 college football season ranks among the very best of modern times. This campaign featured countless heart-stopping finishes, provided landscape-altering upsets, and was highlighted with many of the best individual performances of recent memory.   Starting with opening weekend and lasting through the Army-Navy Game, each and every college...

15 Best Pac-12 College Football Games of 2017

By Kyle Kensing, 1 month 6 days ago
Pac-12 After Dark gained popularity in recent years as a social media hashtag, denoting a wild finish out West. While the title suggests nighttime football, Pac-12 After Dark is more of a mindset; plenty of raucous finishes in the conference played out in the daytime during 2017.   Record-setting individual performances, the biggest comeback of the campaign and clutch moments defined the...

Pac-12 2017 Season Awards and All-Conference Team

By Steven Lassan, 1 month 6 days ago
Behind quarterback Sam Darnold and a talented front seven on defense this year, USC claimed its first Pac-12 title since 2008. The Trojans missed out on a CFB Playoff berth after suffering two losses in the regular season, but coach Clay Helton's team finished with an 11-2 mark and won the league title game over Stanford in early December. USC wasn't the only bright spot in the Pac-...

College Football's 10 Best Position Battles to Watch in December Bowl Games

By Bryan Fischer, 1 month 6 days ago
It’s the happy, happiest time of the year for college football fans – bowl season! After a long and winding trip since camp started in August, we’re on the last legs of the 2017 season and all set for some meetings between huge names we usually don’t see play each other. As great as some of the matchups are this postseason though, they might not hold a candle to the...