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College Football's Post-Week 9 Bowl Projections

By Steven Lassan, 5 months 3 weeks ago
The first nine weeks of the college football season are in the books. The final weekend in October produced four upsets of unbeaten teams, as Baylor, Nebraska, Boise State and West Virginia all suffered their first loss of the season last Saturday. Ohio State dodged another upset with a close victory over Northwestern, Clemson scored a late touchdown to beat Florida State, and...

College Football Week 9 Awards

By Steven Lassan, 5 months 3 weeks ago
Week 9 of the 2016 college football season produced several big performances and memorable moments. Four undefeated teams - West Virginia, Boise State, Nebraska and Baylor - suffered their first defeat of the season, while Clemson rallied late in the fourth quarter to defeat Florida State, and Washington stayed unbeaten after a tough road win at Utah. Ohio State avoided back-to-back...

10 College Football Picks Against the Spread for Week 9

By Mitch Light, 6 months 13 hours ago
The Week 9 edition of college football’s picks against the spread features predictions for some of Saturday’s biggest games, including Clemson-Florida State, West Virginia-Oklahoma State, Washington-Utah and Georgia-Florida. Additionally, conference matchups such as Iowa State-Kansas State, Northwestern-Ohio State, Michigan-Michigan State and Baylor-Texas feature lines...

Penn State Nittany Lions vs. Purdue Boilermakers Preview and Prediction

By Kevin McGuire, 6 months 1 day ago
James Franklin and Penn State scored a much-needed signature victory Saturday night in front of a White Out crowd against Ohio State, and now the Nittany Lions are back in the AP Top 25 for the first time since 2011. It’s been a long time coming for the program, but now the focus is on avoiding a letdown this week on the road against Purdue.   Sometimes it can be good to go on the...

Predictions for Every College Football Game in Week 9

By Steven Lassan, 6 months 1 day ago
College football’s Week 9 slate kicks off on Thursday night with five matchups. Virginia Tech at Pitt and California at USC are the two marquee contests on Thursday, but Appalachian State at Georgia Southern is a key game for positioning within the Sun Belt. Three games are slated for Friday night, with USF hosting Navy in a critical American Athletic Conference matchup. After South...

5 Greatest Blocked Kicks in College Football History

By Aaron Tallent, 6 months 1 day ago
Grant Haley’s 60-yard return of a blocked Ohio State field goal for a touchdown last Saturday reminded us just how quickly a game can change when the kicking game is disrupted. All college football fans can think of a time where their team’s fate turned on a kick that failed to launch, and sometimes it can mean the difference in their national championship hopes.   While...

College Football's Post-Week 8 Bowl Projections

By Steven Lassan, 6 months 2 days ago
The first eight weeks of the college football season are in the books and Week 8 produced one of the season's biggest upsets with Penn State's victory over Ohio State. While the Buckeyes dropped from the ranks of the unbeaten, the path for coach Urban Meyer's team is still there to earn a playoff spot. Ohio State takes on Michigan in the regular season finale and could face...

College Football Poll Watch: Wisconsin Punished for Winning, Alabama Near-Unanimous No. 1

By J.P. Scott, 6 months 3 days ago
Penn State's win over Ohio State this past weekend certainly changed the road map to the College Football Playoff. It, coupled with some other upsets around the country, also caused some voters in both the AP Top 25 and Amway Coaches Polls to turn in some questionable ballots.   Here's what stuck out to me this week:   Wisconsin was literally punished for winning...

College Football Week 8 Awards

By Steven Lassan, 6 months 4 days ago
Week 8 of the 2016 college football season produced several big performances and memorable moments. Alabama continued to distance itself from the rest of the nation, as the Crimson Tide handled Texas A&M to remain unbeaten. LSU and Auburn scored key victories in SEC West action, Penn State knocked off Ohio State to score the biggest win of coach James Franklin's tenure in Happy...

Ohio State Buckeyes vs. Penn State Nittany Lions Preview and Prediction

By Chip Minnich, 6 months 6 days ago
A highly-ranked Ohio State football team, clinging to a touchdown lead in an overtime period, faces a critical fourth down. The Buckeye defensive line rises to the occasion, sacking the opposing team's quarterback to preserve the victory.   If it sounds familiar from Ohio State's 30-23 overtime win over Wisconsin last weekend, it should. The exact same scenario presented itself...