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Brian Kelly the Latest Notre Dame Head Coach to be False Messiah

By Jim Weber, 9 months 1 day ago
The 38-35 loss to Duke on Saturday didn’t just drop Notre Dame to 1-3, it definitely exposed the latest false messiah to coach the Fighting Irish.   It all feels so familiar, doesn’t it?   Notre Dame hires a new head coach and he wakes up the echoes with some early success only to fall flat on his face and put the Irish back at Square One. After all, it’s been...

10 Coaching Candidates to Replace Les Miles at LSU

By Steven Lassan, 9 months 2 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, 9 months 2 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...

Duke Blue Devils vs. Notre Dame Fighting Irish Preview and Prediction

By Jon Kinne, 9 months 4 days ago
Notre Dame fans waited nine months for the football season to start. In 13 days, the hopes and dreams of the Fighting Irish faithful were essentially gone.   The College Football Playoff is no longer a possibility and at 1-2 Notre Dame will have to be perfect the rest of the way to qualify for a New Year’s Six bowl. And the only way to be perfect is to win this week...

10 College Football Picks Against the Spread for Week 4

By Mitch Light, 9 months 4 days 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, 9 months 6 days 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, 9 months 6 days 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...

College Football Week 3 Awards

By Steven Lassan, 9 months 1 week 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.  ...

College Football Poll Watch: Voters Propping Up Oklahoma, Miami Keeps Climbing

By J.P. Scott, 9 months 1 week ago
After another crazy weekend of college football, we knew there would be some shakeup in the AP Top 25 Poll. Louisville rocketed to No. 3, and deservedly so. The Cardinals' blowout win over Florida State was nothing short of impressive, boosting the Cardinals into the national title conversation and quarterback Lamar Jackson to the front of the Heisman race.   Additionally, we saw...

Seven-Step Drop: Is the rest of 2016 just a prelude for Nick Saban-Urban Meyer V?

By Bryan Fischer, 9 months 1 week ago
As the final minutes of Ohio State’s romp over Oklahoma ticked by and thoughts turned to what the college football universe looked like after Week 3, one couldn’t help but wonder why the television networks and marketers hadn’t trumpeted up the fact that, in more ways than one, this should have been billed as ‘Separation Saturday.’   The Buckeyes, even as...