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Sugar Bowl Preview and Prediction: Alabama vs. Clemson

By Steven Lassan, 3 weeks 1 day ago
For the third consecutive season, Clemson and Alabama are set to meet in the College Football Playoff. But the stage is slightly different this time around, as the Tigers and Crimson Tide are meeting in the Sugar Bowl for a trip to Atlanta and a chance to play for the national title. The two previous meetings between these two programs took place in the title game, with each team earning a...

10 NFL Draft Prospects to Watch in the Sugar Bowl

By Nicholas Ian Allen, 3 weeks 2 days ago
Alabama-Clemson III is one of the most highly anticipated matchups of the 2017 college football season – and not just by the fans. NFL scouts and general managers will be glued to the action as more than a dozen 2018 NFL Draft prospects fight it out for a spot in the College Football Playoff National Championship Game – at least five of whom could go in the first round. With that in...

10 Best Position Battles to Watch in College Football Playoff Semifinals

By Bryan Fischer, 3 weeks 2 days ago
The offseason runs. The blood, sweat and tears. The acrobatic touchdowns and incredible interceptions. It was all leading up to this – the College Football Playoff. As great as some of the matchups are in both the Rose Bowl and Sugar Bowl semifinals though, they might not hold a candle to the games within a game — between players on either side of the ball.   Whether you...

10 Greatest Alabama Football Teams of All Time

By Aaron Tallent, 3 weeks 3 days ago
Controversy aside, if Alabama wins the College Football Playoff, it will be the only school to garner two national championships without winning its division, much less its conference. The Crimson Tide accomplished the same feat in 2011.   If Alabama does win out, will this year’s team be one of its 10 greatest ever? I can tell you now that the answer is absolutely not and...

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

By Mitch Light, 3 weeks 3 days 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...

5 X-Factors for Alabama and Clemson in the Sugar Bowl

By Steven Lassan, 3 weeks 3 days ago
Alabama and Clemson meet on Monday, Jan. 1 in the Sugar Bowl with a trip to Atlanta, Ga. and a berth in the national championship up for grabs. This is the third consecutive year the Tigers and Crimson Tide have met in the postseason but the first of the matchups to take place outside of the national title game. Both teams return a good chunk of talent from last season's squad, including...

5 Reasons Why Alabama Will Win the Sugar Bowl

By Eric Sorenson, 3 weeks 4 days ago
There is a reason why the Alabama Crimson Tide are a three-point favorite in the upcoming Sugar Bowl, even though they are ranked three spots lower than Clemson entering the college football playoff.   I could go into how the Crimson Tide have (slightly) better talent, better coaching and a amount of incentive here. But the real reason is because despite what you see in the polls, Bama...

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

By Mitch Light, 1 month 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, 1 month 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...

Alabama Crimson Tide 2017 Team Awards

By Eric Sorenson, 1 month 3 days ago
We all know there are still one or two more games left for Alabama to play in this 2017 college football season. But let’s take a quick snapshot at the best of the best from their regular season before we tilt an eye toward their Sugar Bowl showdown with Clemson.   Offensive MVP: Jalen Hurts, QB Hurts (above, right) did his usual thing and put the “hurts” on Alabama...