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Early ACC Football Predictions for 2018

By Steven Lassan, 1 week 3 days ago
The top of the ACC in 2018 could look a lot like the 2017 standings. Clemson has claimed three consecutive conference titles and begins the preseason as the favorite for next fall. The Tigers should have an explosive offense, while the defense should remain among the best in college football. Florida State is the biggest threat to Clemson in the Atlantic Division, but coach Willie Taggart...

Ranking All 130 College Football Teams

By Steven Lassan, 1 week 5 days ago
The 2017-18 college football season is officially in the books, and it’s time to take a look back at the year with full 130 team rankings for every FBS team based upon the body of work. Alabama defeated Georgia on Jan. 8 to claim the national championship, and in no surprise, coach Nick Saban’s team takes the top spot in the rankings. The Bulldogs finish No. 2, with Clemson and...

Top 10 College Football Bowl Games of the 2017-18 Season

By Mark Ross, 2 weeks 3 days ago
Even though there is still one somewhat important game left to be played, the college football bowl season is over. And once again, the postseason slate offered its share of instant classics, highlight-reel plays, memorable performances, fantastic finishes... and a few yawners as well.   When it comes to taking a look back at this year’s 39 bowl games and ranking the best, a...

College Football Bowl Spread Picks: Orange, Fiesta, Rose, Sugar and Peach

By Mitch Light, 3 weeks 2 days ago
College football's bowl slate wraps up with an intriguing slate of must-see matchups on Dec. 30 and Jan. 1. Louisville quarterback Lamar Jackson could be playing in his final collegiate game in the TaxSlayer Bowl against Mississippi State. The Liberty Bowl features Memphis' high-powered offense against an improved Iowa State team, and the Fiesta Bowl matches a tough Washington defense...

Belk Bowl Preview and Prediction: Wake Forest vs. Texas A&M

By Ryan Wright, 3 weeks 4 days ago
The ACC vs. SEC showdown in the 2017 Belk Bowl pitting the Wake Forest Demon Deacons (7-5, 4-4) against the Texas A&M Aggies (7-5, 4-4) in Charlotte is full of college football intrigue. The Aggies are without dismissed head coach Kevin Sumlin with Jeff Banks taking over as interim head coach, while the Demon Deacons enter the game with a potent offense but after stumbling through their...

College Football Bowl Spread Picks: Pinstripe, Cotton, Alamo, Sun and Holiday

By Mitch Light, 1 month 14 hours ago
The post-Christmas slate of college football's bowl season kicks off on Dec. 26 with three games, including the Heart of Dallas Bowl between West Virginia and Utah, along with the Cactus Bowl matchup of Kansas State versus UCLA. A busy slate is on tap for Dec. 27, as the schedule features four games, including the Texas Bowl between former Big 12 foes Missouri and Texas. With ...

College Football's 2017 Postseason All-America Team

By Steven Lassan, 1 month 14 hours ago
With college football’s 2017 regular season in the books and bowl season already underway, it’s time to take a look back and honor the best of the best and top performers for the All-America team. Whether it was on offense, defense or special teams, there were no shortage of clutch performances by players at every position. Heisman Trophy winner Baker Mayfield claimed...

ACC 2017 Season Awards and All-Conference Team

By Steven Lassan, 1 month 3 days ago
The ACC was arguably the best conference in college football during the 2016 season, and while the 2017 edition wasn't quite as strong, this year was still another standout fall on the gridiron. Clemson finished the regular season as the No. 1 seed for the College Football Playoff and is making its third consecutive trip to the four-team championship behind coach Dabo Swinney. Louisville...

College Football Bowl Spread Picks: Las Vegas, Bahamas, Birmingham and Dollar General

By Mitch Light, 1 month 1 week ago
College football's bowl season starts on Dec. 16 with five matchups on tap, including Oregon-Boise State in the Las Vegas Bowl, as well as North Texas and Troy meeting in the New Orleans Bowl. After the opening Saturday of the 2017-18 bowl season, nine other games are slated prior to Dec. 25. With bowl season approaching, here are picks against the spread for each postseason game from...

15 Best ACC College Football Games of 2017

By Kyle Kensing, 1 month 1 week ago
From top to bottom, the ACC was the best conference in college football during the 2017 season. The ACC boasts the defending national champion and No. 1 seed in the upcoming College Football Playoff, Clemson, as well as the 2016 Heisman winner and '17 Heisman finalist, Louisville quarterback Lamar Jackson.   There was much more to the ACC in the past season than Clemson and Jackson,...