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10 College Football Picks Against the Spread for Week 9

By Mitch Light, 7 months 4 days ago
The Week 9 edition of college football’s picks against the spread features predictions for some of Saturday’s biggest games, including Clemson-Florida State, West Virginia-Oklahoma State, Washington-Utah and Georgia-Florida. Additionally, conference matchups such as Iowa State-Kansas State, Northwestern-Ohio State, Michigan-Michigan State and Baylor-Texas feature lines...

Minnesota Golden Gophers vs. Illinois Fighting Illini Preview and Prediction

By J.P. Scott, 7 months 5 days ago
Minnesota head coach Tracy Claeys has quietly guided the 2016 edition of the Golden Gophers to within one game of bowl eligibility before the end of October. After dropping its first two Big Ten games of the season, Minnesota has turned it around with back-to-back wins over Maryland and Rutgers. With a game against Illinois this weekend and another against Purdue the following Saturday, it's...

Predictions for Every College Football Game in Week 9

By Steven Lassan, 7 months 5 days ago
College football’s Week 9 slate kicks off on Thursday night with five matchups. Virginia Tech at Pitt and California at USC are the two marquee contests on Thursday, but Appalachian State at Georgia Southern is a key game for positioning within the Sun Belt. Three games are slated for Friday night, with USF hosting Navy in a critical American Athletic Conference matchup. After South...

College Football's Post-Week 8 Bowl Projections

By Steven Lassan, 7 months 6 days ago
The first eight weeks of the college football season are in the books and Week 8 produced one of the season's biggest upsets with Penn State's victory over Ohio State. While the Buckeyes dropped from the ranks of the unbeaten, the path for coach Urban Meyer's team is still there to earn a playoff spot. Ohio State takes on Michigan in the regular season finale and could face...

College Football Week 8 Awards

By Steven Lassan, 7 months 1 week ago
Week 8 of the 2016 college football season produced several big performances and memorable moments. Alabama continued to distance itself from the rest of the nation, as the Crimson Tide handled Texas A&M to remain unbeaten. LSU and Auburn scored key victories in SEC West action, Penn State knocked off Ohio State to score the biggest win of coach James Franklin's tenure in Happy...

Illinois Fighting Illini vs. Michigan Wolverines Preview and Prediction

By Mike Bainbridge, 7 months 1 week ago
There may not be a more rested team in the entire country heading into this weekend than the Michigan Wolverines (6-0) as they get set to take on Illinois (2-4) at the Big House.   Yes, it was just a typical bye week for the Maize and Blue, but the starters had additional time to catch their breath as they sat out basically all of the second half the week prior during their 78-0 trouncing...

10 College Football Picks Against the Spread for Week 8

By Mitch Light, 7 months 1 week ago
The Week 8 edition of college football’s picks against the spread features predictions for some of Saturday’s biggest games, including Alabama-Texas A&M, West Virginia-TCU, Wisconsin-Iowa and Arkansas-Auburn. Additionally, conference matchups such as Ole Miss-TCU, Texas-Kansas State, Louisville-NC State and Penn State-Ohio State feature lines or odds that caught our...

Predictions for Every College Football Game in Week 8

By Steven Lassan, 7 months 1 week ago
College football’s Week 8 slate is the official start of the second half of the season, and the action begins on Thursday night with three matchups. Miami travels to Virginia Tech for a key ACC Coastal Division matchup, while Boise State hosts BYU in a game that can certainly help boost the Broncos' overall resume for the top spot among Group of 5 teams. Three more games dot...

Outrageous College Football Predictions for Week 8

By J.P. Scott, 7 months 1 week ago
This has been one of the most exciting and entertaining college football seasons in recent memory — and that’s even with what looks to be a runaway freight train in Alabama leading the pack. It may be tough to picture anyone beating the Crimson Tide right now, but the road to the College Football Playoff still looks like more of a roller coaster at this point — and I’m...

College Football's Post-Week 7 Bowl Projections

By Steven Lassan, 7 months 1 week ago
The first seven weeks of the college football season are in the books. And as expected, the 2016 season has already experienced some unexpected teams on the rise and on the decline. Florida State was picked by many as a preseason favorite to reach the national championship, but the Seminoles are out of the picture with two losses. Louisville, Washington and Michigan are three...