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College Football Week 4 Awards

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 3 months 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, 1 year 3 months 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...

10 College Football Picks Against the Spread for Week 4

By Mitch Light, 1 year 3 months ago
The Week 4 edition of college football’s picks against the spread features predictions for some of Saturday’s biggest games, including Michigan State-Wisconsin, Florida-Tennessee and Texas A&M-Arkansas. Additionally, conference matchups such as LSU-Auburn, Ole Miss-Georgia and Colorado-Oregon feature lines or odds that caught our attention for Week 4. Here are 10 predictions or...

Predicting Which Team Will Win Every Game Week 4 in College Football

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 3 months ago
College football’s Week 4 slate kicks off on Thursday night with an ACC showdown between Clemson and Georgia Tech. The Tigers have a huge showdown against Louisville next Saturday, but coach Dabo Swinney’s team can’t overlook the Yellow Jackets after losing five straight road matchups in this series. Friday’s schedule features three matchups, including TCU at SMU and USC...

15 Teams That Have Impressed Three Weeks Into the 2016 College Football Season

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 3 months ago
The 2016 college football season is only three weeks old. However, it’s never too early to look back at the preseason rankings and identify a few teams that have impressed or are poised to easily exceed projections. Louisville has emerged as a playoff contender after soundly defeating Florida State last week, while Nebraska, Utah, Texas A&M and Texas have each scored key wins through...

Nebraska's Win Over Oregon Shows Mike Riley Has Program Headed in Right Direction

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 3 months ago
Postgame celebrations like the one Nebraska and coach Mike Riley shared after Saturday’s win over Oregon were in short supply last season. After all, a 6-7 record in Lincoln isn’t much reason for celebration – especially when a bowl bid was only awarded because there weren’t enough eligible teams.   But the Cornhuskers had plenty of reason to celebrate on...

College Football Week 3 Awards

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 4 months ago
Week 3 featured several high-profile matchups, but the big winners on Saturday were Louisville, Alabama and Ohio State. The Cardinals dominated Florida State to take a huge step forward in the ACC title race, while Alabama knocked off Ole Miss to end a two-game losing streak to the Rebels. A revamped and reloaded Buckeye team with several new stars emerging handled Oklahoma in Norman.  ...

Nebraska Cornhuskers vs. Oregon Ducks Preview and Prediction

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 4 months ago
Oregon and Nebraska are off to 2-0 starts, but the Week 3 matchup in Lincoln should provide a better barometer test of where both programs stand in 2016. The Ducks easily handled UC Davis and Virginia this year, while the Cornhuskers defeated Fresno State (43-10) in the opener and used a big second half to take a commanding 52-17 victory over Wyoming last Saturday.   It’s unfair to...

College Football's 12 Best Position Battles to Watch in Week 3

By Bryan Fischer, 1 year 4 months ago
Week 3 of the 2016 college football season means the we’re on the last legs of the big non-conference games and the slate does not disappoint when it comes to fantastic matchups. As good as the games between the names on the front of the jerseys are on Saturday though; the one-on-one battles between the names on the back of them might be even juicier.   Whether you’re a...