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20 Amazing College Football Stats from the 2015-16 Bowl Season

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 3 months ago
Numbers and statistics are a huge part of college football. Every week during the regular season, reading updated box scores and stats is like Christmas for fans and media members. Some stats like total offense and total defense are overrated, but each help paint a picture for a team or particular game. The same can be said after bowl games. While postseason matchups are just one game in...

College Football's 2015-16 Bowl Season Winners and Losers

By Kyle Kensing, 1 year 3 months ago
As the final piece of confetti dropped to the University of Phoenix Stadium turf Monday, another college football season officially concluded. Alabama head coach Nick Saban’s fifth national championship since the 2003 season gave the ’15 campaign an ending that felt an awful lot like many of those written in the last 12 years. But 2015 was hardly a repeat of seasons past, as the...

College Football's 2015-16 All-Bowl Team

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 3 months ago
College football’s 2015-16 bowl season is officially over. A whopping 41 postseason games dotted the schedule this year, with Alabama edging Clemson 45-40 for the national championship on Monday night. The Crimson Tide’s close victory over the Tigers and entertaining title game made up for a few blowouts in the New Year’s Six matchups. However, the bowl season produced...

Nebraska's Vincent Valentine Makes Critical Mistake in Declaring for NFL

By Brandon Cavanaugh, 1 year 3 months ago
Maybe it was Steve Harvey that slipped Nebraska Cornhuskers defensive tackle Vincent Valentine the note that he should declare early for the NFL Draft. Maybe it was his decision all along and he wanted to go through the official process to feel like he did it the right way. Regardless, Valentine made the wrong choice by joining teammate Maliek Collins in declaring early for the draft. ...

The Big Fish Nebraska Football is Trying to Reel in on Defense and Why

By Brandon Cavanaugh, 1 year 3 months ago
Earlier this week, we took a look at three prospects Nebraska could pick up that would help them in the short- to long-term on offense. Now it’s time to look at some potential future Blackshirts that could do the same for Mike Riley in his second season in Lincoln. DE Tramal IvyThe Nebraska defense didn’t have a true pass rusher last season and that unfortunate fact hurt,...

The Big Fish Nebraska Football is Trying to Reel in on Offense and Why

By Brandon Cavanaugh, 1 year 3 months ago
While Nebraska’s 6-7 2015 record isn’t anything to celebrate, recruits don’t seem deterred by it. In fact, several seem psyched about what they could potentially contribute to Mike Riley’s program. The Cornhuskers already have a basket of quality recruits in the Big Red boat such as offensive guard John Raridon, safety Marquel Dismuke and quarterback Patrick O’...

A Very Early College Football Top 25 for 2016

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 3 months ago
College football’s 2016 season is still several months away, but it’s never too early to predict next year’s top 25 teams. It’s no secret a lot will change in terms of the personnel, coaching or outlooks for teams once all of the key returners or departures are settled for all 128 teams.   Needless to say, expect several tweaks to this top 25 ranking between...

Top 10 Moments in College Football National Championship Game History

By Aaron Tallent, 1 year 3 months ago
We have come to take No. 1 versus No. 2 matchups to determine college football’s national championship for granted with the BCS and now the College Football Playoff and that’s a good thing. Prior to 1998, the top two ranked teams met in bowl games only 11 times. Now, a national title game is the end to every college football season. In some years, the national title game is one...

Nebraska's Nate Gerry Penalty Proves It's Time to Tackle the Lawlessness of Targeting Calls

By Brandon Cavanaugh, 1 year 3 months ago
A topic that causes many an eye roll has irked me lately, especially since it has the nation talking about Nebraska’s Foster Farms Bowl performance and not about the win. It’s a rule that is finding itself under more scrutiny every year: the targeting penalty. According to the American Football Coaches Association — which is obviously trying to raise awareness of how to...

Predictions for Every Remaining College Football 2015-2016 Bowl Game

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 3 months ago
College football 2015-16 bowl season has almost reached its halfway point. With 20 games in the books, 21 contests remain, including the New Year’s Six matchups and the national championship on Jan. 11 in Glendale, Ariz. The first portion of the bowl slate produced a handful of entertaining games, including the Miami Beach Bowl between WKU and South Florida, the Georgia Southern-Bowling...