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College Football Week 5 Awards

By Steven Lassan, 6 months 3 weeks ago
Week 5 of the 2016 college football season produced several big performances and memorable moments. Clemson edged Louisville in a Saturday night thriller, Washington dominated Stanford on Friday night, Tennessee defeated Georgia on a last-second Hail Mary touchdown pass, Michigan knocked off Wisconsin in a defensive slugfest, and North Carolina upset Florida State in Tallahassee.   With...

Illinois Fighting Illini vs. Nebraska Cornhuskers Preview and Prediction

By J.P. Scott, 6 months 4 weeks ago
When Nebraska lost to Illinois in Champaign a year ago, it was the first definitive sign that the Cornhuskers were going to be in trouble the rest of the season. It was a game that Mike Riley's team had every opportunity to win, should not have been in danger of losing, yet lost anyway.   It defined Nebraska's season.   On Saturday, the Fighting Illini make their way to...

10 College Football Picks Against the Spread for Week 5

By Mitch Light, 6 months 4 weeks ago
The Week 5 edition of college football’s picks against the spread features predictions for some of Saturday’s biggest games, including Louisville-Clemson, Washington-Stanford and Michigan-Wisconsin. Additionally, conference matchups such as Tennessee-Georgia, Wake Forest-NC State and Northwestern-Iowa feature lines or odds that caught our attention for Week 5. Here are 10...

Predictions for Every College Football Game in Week 5

By Steven Lassan, 7 months 10 hours ago
College football’s Week 5 slate kicks off on Thursday night with two matchups. Kansas and Texas Tech meet in Lubbock to open Big 12 play for both teams, while Houston hosts Connecticut in a revenge game for coach Tom Herman’s program. While there’s some intrigue for the two Thursday games, the stakes are even higher on Friday night. Stanford and Washington meet for a huge Pac-...

Ranking the Best College Football Games in October

By Bryan Fischer, 7 months 13 hours ago
The calendar is set to turn to the page to October and as sure as the leaves turning, the pumpkin-spiced lattes going on sale and the conference races in college football are heating up.   As much as the fantastic non-conference slate brought us in the month of September however, the potential for some epic clashes await in the coming weeks as national title contenders start to fall and...

20 College Football Quarterbacks Who Had a Breakout September

By Steven Lassan, 7 months 13 hours ago
With the exception of two games on Thursday night this week, the first full month of the 2016 college football season is in the books. And as expected, plenty of players are having a breakout year at the quarterback position. Whether it’s a freshman like Florida State’s Deondre Francois, Texas’ Shane Buechele or Alabama’s Jalen Hurts or a senior like Nebraska’s...

10 Coaching Candidates to Replace Les Miles at LSU

By Steven Lassan, 7 months 3 days ago
LSU has fired coach Les Miles four games into the 2016 season. Miles was on the verge of getting fired last season but survived for another year after the Tigers defeated Texas A&M in the regular season finale. Miles was hired to replace Nick Saban in 2005 and guided the program to a 114-34 record, including the 2007 national championship. Although Miles won a lot of games at LSU, the Tigers...

College Football Week 4 Awards

By Steven Lassan, 7 months 3 days ago
Week 4 of the 2016 college football season produced several big performances and memorable moments. Tennessee rallied in the second half to end an 11-game losing streak to Florida, Wisconsin scored a huge road win over Michigan State, and Texas A&M knocked off Arkansas in Arlington, Texas. The weekend action also produced a few upsets, as Duke defeated Notre Dame in South Bend and Colorado...

Nebraska Cornhuskers vs. Northwestern Wildcats Preview and Prediction

By J.P. Scott, 7 months 5 days ago
Though not obvious to onlookers outside of the Big Ten West, Nebraska and Northwestern have developed a nice little rivalry since the Cornhuskers joined the nation's oldest conference back in 2011. Nebraska leads the series during that stretch 3-2. Four of those games were decided by three points or fewer and four of them were won by the visiting team.   The two will meet again...