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College Football Week 11 Awards

By Steven Lassan, 4 months 1 week ago
Week 11 of the 2016 college football season produced several big performances and memorable moments. Five teams ranked in the College Football Playoff selection committee's top 10 poll from Tuesday night suffered defeats on Saturday. Clemson was stunned by Pitt on a late field goal, Michigan fell by one point to Iowa and USC defeated Washington in Seattle. The SEC had two teams -...

Illinois Fighting Illini vs. Wisconsin Badgers Preview and Prediction

By Kevin McGuire, 4 months 2 weeks ago
It is time to make the final push to the Big Ten Championship Game for Wisconsin, and the schedule could not be much more favorable for the Badgers on their quest to return to Indianapolis for the fourth time since the conference launched its championship game in 2011. To get back there again this season the Badgers may have to win their remaining three games to stay ahead in the Big Ten West,...

10 College Football Picks Against the Spread for Week 11

By Mitch Light, 4 months 2 weeks ago
The Week 11 edition of college football’s picks against the spread features predictions for some of Saturday’s biggest games, including Washington-USC, Arkansas-LSU, Texas-West Virginia and Auburn-Georgia. Additionally, conference matchups such as Texas Tech-Oklahoma State, Indiana-Penn State, Tennessee-Kentucky, and Tulsa-Navy feature lines or odds that caught our...

Predictions for Every College Football Game in Week 11

By Steven Lassan, 4 months 2 weeks ago
College football’s Week 11 slate once again kicked off with midweek MACtion on Tuesday and Wednesday and continues into Thursday night with three games on the schedule, including North Carolina at Duke and Utah at Arizona State. Boston College at Florida State is the only matchup on Friday night, but there’s a full slate ahead on Saturday. The Week 11 schedule only features two games...

College Football's Post-Week 10 Bowl Projections

By Steven Lassan, 4 months 2 weeks ago
The first weekend of November games for the 2016 college football season are in the books. Alabama dominated LSU in Baton Rouge to remain No. 1, while Clemson, Michigan and Washington scored victories in conference play to stay unbeaten. One-loss teams Louisville and Ohio State remain within reach of the College Football Playoff.    The start of college football’s...

College Football Week 10 Awards

By Steven Lassan, 4 months 2 weeks ago
Week 10 of the 2016 college football season produced several big performances and memorable moments. Alabama used a timely offense and stout defensive effort to beat LSU 10-0, Clemson, Washington and Michigan remained unbeaten with huge performances in conference play, while Mississippi State ended Texas A&M's playoff hopes with a 35-28 victory in Starkville. Ohio State...

10 College Football Picks Against the Spread for Week 10

By Mitch Light, 4 months 3 weeks ago
The Week 10 edition of college football’s picks against the spread features predictions for some of Saturday’s biggest games, including Nebraska-Ohio State, Arkansas-LSU, Alabama-LSU and Northwestern-Wisconsin. Additionally, conference matchups such as Kentucky-Georgia, SMU-Memphis, Texas Tech-Texas, and Penn State-Iowa feature lines or odds that caught our attention...

Michigan State Spartans vs. Illinois Fighting Illini Preview and Prediction

By John La Fleur, 4 months 3 weeks ago
Michigan State is still seeking its first win within the Big Ten. The Spartans (2-6, 0-5 Big Ten) have not started conference play so horribly since 1982 when they lost their first five Big Ten contests to finish 2-7 and 2-9 overall. They have not gone so deep into a season without a conference win since 1980 when they did not beat a Big Ten member until Nov. 8 of that year.   Illinois (2...

Predictions for Every College Football Game in Week 10

By Steven Lassan, 4 months 3 weeks ago
College football’s Week 10 slate opened with midweek MACtion on Tuesday and Wednesday night and continues with the usual matchups on Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Four games are slated for Thursday night, including Oklahoma at Iowa State and UCLA taking on Colorado. San Jose State at Boise State, Central Michigan versus Miami (Ohio) and Temple at UConn are the three games slated for...

Ranking the Best College Football Games in November

By Bryan Fischer, 4 months 3 weeks ago
Halloween is over, the air is getting colder and the fall foliage is turning into the beautiful hues we all know and love across the country. As good as college football has been so far in 2016, things are about to ramp up even more as we enter the final few weeks of the season.   While the fantastic non-conference slate brought us some great games in the month of September and the...