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Seven-Step Drop: Second-half storylines should shift from disappointment to chaos

By Bryan Fischer, 1 year 3 months ago
We’ve hit the halfway point in the college football season and it seems like the most intriguing storyline from the first half of the year is just how bad the situation has gotten in a number of surprising places.   Things are downright jaw-dropping in South Bend after Notre Dame dropped to 2-5 on Saturday. Michigan State may not go bowling just 10 months removed from playing for...

College Football Week 7 Awards

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 3 months ago
Week 7 of the 2016 college football season produced several big performances and memorable moments. Alabama remained unbeaten with a dominant performance against Tennessee, Clemson survived NC State's upset bid with an overtime win, Ohio State escaped Madison with a 30-23 overtime victory over Wisconsin, while West Virginia, Syracuse, North Carolina, Colorado and Washington State all picked...

10 College Football Picks Against the Spread for Week 7

By Mitch Light, 1 year 3 months ago
The Week 7 edition of college football’s picks against the spread features predictions for some of Saturday’s biggest games, including Alabama-Tennessee, Ohio State-Wisconsin and Notre Dame-Stanford. Additionally, conference matchups such as Clemson-NC State, USC-Arizona, Oklahoma-Kansas State and Northwestern-Michigan State feature lines or odds that caught our attention for...

Nebraska Cornhuskers vs. Indiana Hoosiers Preview and Prediction

By J.P. Scott, 1 year 3 months ago
For the first time since 2011, the Nebraska Cornhuskers are a top 10 team in college football. After a 2015 season where very little went right for Mike Riley's bunch, the Huskers have stuck to the process, taken it one game at a time, rode a balanced offensive attack and come out of the early portion of the season unblemished.   Are they ready for their biggest challenge to...

Predictions for Every College Football Game in Week 7

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 3 months ago
College football’s Week 7 slate kicks off on Wednesday night with another Sun Belt midweek showdown, as Appalachian State travels to UL Lafayette in a key conference matchup for both teams. Navy and East Carolina was slated for Thursday but was postponed due to flooding from Hurricane Matthew. Four games dot the schedule for Friday, including Mississippi State at BYU and Duke at Louisville...

College Football's Post-Week 6 Bowl Projections

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 3 months ago
The first six 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 teams on...

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

By J.P. Scott, 1 year 3 months 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, 1 year 3 months 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, 1 year 3 months 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, 1 year 3 months 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...