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Notre Dame Fighting Irish vs. Syracuse Orange Preview and Prediction

By Jon Kinne, 9 months 3 weeks ago
For the second time in less than two calendar years, Notre Dame has lost five games over a six-game stretch. This time around, the Irish dropped their first four to high-quality competition: Stanford, Ohio State, Texas and Michigan State.   But Saturday’s loss to Duke was much different. The Blue Devils scored more points against Notre Dame than they had in their previous ...

College Football's 12 Best Position Battles to Watch in Week 5

By Bryan Fischer, 9 months 3 weeks ago
We heard all summer about the greatest opening week ever in college football but Week 5 might be as good, or better, with a whopping three games involving top 10 teams. As good as the matchups between the names on the front of the jerseys are this week though; the one-on-one battles between the names on the back of them might be even juicier.   Whether you’re a college football fan...

10 College Football Picks Against the Spread for Week 5

By Mitch Light, 9 months 3 weeks ago
The Week 5 edition of college football’s picks against the spread features predictions for some of Saturday’s biggest games, including Louisville-Clemson, Washington-Stanford and Michigan-Wisconsin. Additionally, conference matchups such as Tennessee-Georgia, Wake Forest-NC State and Northwestern-Iowa feature lines or odds that caught our attention for Week 5. Here are 10...

Predictions for Every College Football Game in Week 5

By Steven Lassan, 9 months 3 weeks ago
College football’s Week 5 slate kicks off on Thursday night with two matchups. Kansas and Texas Tech meet in Lubbock to open Big 12 play for both teams, while Houston hosts Connecticut in a revenge game for coach Tom Herman’s program. While there’s some intrigue for the two Thursday games, the stakes are even higher on Friday night. Stanford and Washington meet for a huge Pac-...

Ranking the Best College Football Games in October

By Bryan Fischer, 9 months 3 weeks ago
The calendar is set to turn to the page to October and as sure as the leaves turning, the pumpkin-spiced lattes going on sale and the conference races in college football are heating up.   As much as the fantastic non-conference slate brought us in the month of September however, the potential for some epic clashes await in the coming weeks as national title contenders start to fall and...

20 College Football Quarterbacks Who Had a Breakout September

By Steven Lassan, 9 months 3 weeks ago
With the exception of two games on Thursday night this week, the first full month of the 2016 college football season is in the books. And as expected, plenty of players are having a breakout year at the quarterback position. Whether it’s a freshman like Florida State’s Deondre Francois, Texas’ Shane Buechele or Alabama’s Jalen Hurts or a senior like Nebraska’s...

10 Coaching Candidates to Replace Les Miles at LSU

By Steven Lassan, 9 months 4 weeks 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 4 weeks 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...

10 College Football Picks Against the Spread for Week 4

By Mitch Light, 10 months 19 hours 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...

Syracuse Orange vs. Connecticut Huskies Preview and Prediction

By Adam Kurkjian, 10 months 1 day ago
Style-wise, you couldn't come up with two more polar opposite philosophies than these two Northeast programs.   Bob Diaco, now in his third year at UConn, prides his teams on strong defense and a pro-style offense that still has the quarterback going under center the majority of the time.   Meanwhile, in his first season at Syracuse, head coach Dino Babers has installed an up-...