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10 Coaching Candidates to Replace Darrell Hazell at Purdue

By Steven Lassan, 7 months 1 week ago
Purdue is the second Power 5 team to make an in-season coaching change in 2016, as Darrell Hazell was fired on Sunday following the Boilermakers loss to Iowa. Hazell came to Purdue after a successful 16-10 stint at Kent State, including an 11-3 record in 2012. However, Hazell was only 9-33 in his tenure with the Boilermakers and never won more than one game in Big Ten play.   Assistant...

College Football Week 7 Awards

By Steven Lassan, 7 months 1 week 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...

Iowa Hawkeyes vs. Purdue Boilermakers Preview and Prediction

By Robert A. Boleyn, 7 months 1 week ago
The Iowa Hawkeyes will put their school-record eight-game road winning streak on the line this weekend in West Lafayette, Indiana, against a Purdue squad looking to build on the impressive offensive performance generated in a 34-31 overtime win at Illinois last Saturday.   While the Boilermakers’ offense found its footing last week, the Hawkeyes remain very much a team in disarray...

10 College Football Picks Against the Spread for Week 7

By Mitch Light, 7 months 1 week 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...

Predictions for Every College Football Game in Week 7

By Steven Lassan, 7 months 1 week 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, 7 months 2 weeks 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...

ACC Week 6 Awards

By Steven Lassan, 7 months 2 weeks 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, 7 months 2 weeks 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...

Purdue Boilermakers vs. Illinois Fighting Illini Preview and Prediction

By Robert A. Boleyn, 7 months 2 weeks ago
Purdue travels to Champaign to meet Illinois this weekend, on a mission to upend the Fighting Illini's chances of retaining the annual "Cannon" trophy in head coach Lovie Smith's debut rivalry game against the Boilermakers.   While the Illini have stumbled out of the gates to a 1-3 start, it has been against arguably the nation's most difficult slate based solely on...