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College Football Poll Watch: The Sooners are Back, the B1G is Top-Heavy and Houston has Problems

By J.P. Scott, 7 months 1 week ago
Houston, Miami and Tennessee were all in the AP top 10 heading into last weekend. Two of the three were favored in their games, yet all three came out on the losing side of their respective contests.   The results of those three games shook up the most recent AP Top 25 and Amway Coaches Polls and changed the complexion of several conference races — not to mention the College...

ACC Week 6 Awards

By Steven Lassan, 7 months 2 weeks ago
Week 6 of the 2016 college football season produced several big performances and memorable moments from the ACC. Florida State extended its winning streak against Miami to seven, Clemson easily defeated Boston College on Friday night, NC State beat Notre Dame in a rain-soak atmosphere, while Virginia Tech scored a huge victory over North Carolina.    With the sixth weekend of games...

College Football Week 6 Awards

By Steven Lassan, 7 months 2 weeks ago
Week 6 of the 2016 college football season produced several big performances and memorable moments. Texas A&M edged Tennessee in an overtime thriller, Alabama dominated Arkansas, Florida State escaped Miami with its seventh win in a row in this series, while Washington snapped a 12-game losing streak to Oregon with a 70-21 blowout victory over the Ducks.    With the sixth weekend...

5 Stats to Show Why Nebraska is Off to a 5-0 Start

By Steven Lassan, 7 months 2 weeks ago
After a disappointing 6-7 record in coach Mike Riley’s first season, Nebraska is off to a 5-0 start and ranked No. 12 in the latest Associated Press top 25. The Cornhuskers started the year by defeating non-conference foes Fresno State, Wyoming and Oregon, followed by Big Ten victories over Northwestern and Illinois. The schedule is going to get tougher over the next seven games, but Riley...

10 College Football Picks Against the Spread for Week 6

By Mitch Light, 7 months 2 weeks ago
The Week 6 edition of college football’s picks against the spread features predictions for some of Saturday’s biggest games, including Tennessee-Texas A&M, Florida State-Miami and Alabama-Arkansas. Additionally, conference matchups such as Washington-Oregon, Texas-Oklahoma and North Carolina-Virginia Tech feature lines or odds that caught our attention for Week 6. Here are...

Predictions for Every College Football Game in Week 6

By Steven Lassan, 7 months 2 weeks ago
College football’s Week 6 slate kicks off on Wednesday night, as Georgia Southern and Arkansas State meet for a midweek showdown between two of the Sun Belt’s top programs. Thursday night’s action features two Group of 5 conference matchups, with Memphis hosting Temple and Louisiana Tech taking on WKU. Clemson-Boston College and Boise State at New Mexico highlight the slate on...

College Football's Post-Week 5 Bowl Projections

By Steven Lassan, 7 months 2 weeks ago
The first five 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, Michigan and Tennessee are four teams on...

College Football Week 5 Awards

By Steven Lassan, 7 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, 7 months 3 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...