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Both teams come into this game with the same offensive philosophy: Run as many plays as possible, as quickly as possible, in order to score the most points as possible.   In other words, the slower the tempo, the worse off these teams feel...
Adam Kurkjian
1 year ago
Week 3 of the 2016 college football season means the we’re on the last legs of the big non-conference games and the slate does not disappoint when it comes to fantastic matchups. As good as the games between the names on the front of the...
Bryan Fischer
1 year ago
Marcus Cox
If the first two weeks of the 2016 college football season have taught us anything, it's that no team is safe. We've already had teams we thought were almost shoo-ins to make the College Football Playoff lose games and find themselves on...
J.P. Scott
1 year ago
Ralph Webb
With 12 starters returning this fall, bowl eligibility was the hope for Derek Mason and his Vanderbilt football team. But when the Commodores dropped a winnable game at home to South Carolina on the opening Thursday night, the reaction...
Jon Kinne
1 year ago
Brad Kaaya
For the first time, the Miami Hurricanes and the Appalachian State Mountaineers will meet on the gridiron with an ACC team making a rare trip to Boone, N.C. This will be Miami’s first road game of the 2016 season and it will take place in one...
Antwan Staley
1 year ago
Lamar Jackson
An early-season ACC showdown with major College Football Playoff, conference championship and national title implications is set to take place on Saturday, as Florida State travels to Louisville for a meeting of top-10 teams.    Florida...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
J.T. Barrett
College football’s Week 3 slate features four games matching top 25 teams and several other intriguing matchups. The weekend slate starts on Thursday night with Houston traveling to Cincinnati, followed by three games on Friday night,...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Cam Robinson
College football’s Week 3 slate is filled with marquee matchups and games that will have a significant impact on rankings or playoff positioning later in the season. While there are more than just five meaningful games, Athlon Sports is...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
After eight months of anticipating the start of the 2016 college football season, the sport has already once again proved to be worth the agonizing wait.   College football has the longest offseason of any major American sport and whereas...
Jim Weber
1 year ago
The second week of the 2016 college football season wasn't supposed to give us quite as much excitement as the first based solely on the matchups. That said, the underdogs of Week 2 provided us with plenty of drama, and subsequently plenty...
J.P. Scott
1 year ago
Bob Stoops
It happens every single college football season, without fail.   There’s always that one week on the calendar where the slate of games looks less than appetizing and sometimes even down right appalling. By midweek you might be...
Bryan Fischer
1 year ago
Logos don’t draw the same attention or excitement as uniforms but they are an inextricable part of each team’s brand that can be recognized around the world.   Just ask the New York Yankees. Or the Dallas Cowboys. Or the...
Jim Weber
1 year ago
Lamar Jackson
On paper, college football’s Week 2 slate wasn’t as enticing as the schedule from the opening weekend. However, as usual, another Saturday of action didn’t disappoint. There were plenty of intriguing games early, with Pitt-Penn...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Mark Walton
Mark Richt’s first game as the head coach of the Miami Hurricanes probably went better than he even imagined it would go. Miami scored 42 points in the third quarter and defeated the Florida A&M Rattlers 70-3.   In Week 2...
Antwan Staley
1 year ago
Wes Lunt
Last year, North Carolina suffered a tough loss to an SEC team in its season opener. After playing an FCS opponent in week two, the Tar Heels feasted on an Illinois squad in turmoil, winning 48-14.   This time around, immediately...
Jon Kinne
1 year ago
Royce Freeman
Oregon and Virginia each opened the 2016 season against FCS opponents, though produced very different results. The Ducks weathered a slow, early start to blowout UC Davis, while Virginia struggled to handle Colonial Athletic Association front-...
Kyle Kensing
1 year ago
Jalen Hurd
Bristol Motor Speedway is known as the world’s fastest half-mile track, but on Saturday night, the scene shifts from NASCAR to college football as Tennessee and Virginia Tech meet for the first time since 2009 in a unique setup. The...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
DeMarcus Walker
Florida State will take on a top-15 team for the second straight week on Saturday, but this time, that team comes from the NCAA’s Football Championship Subdivision (FCS) in Charleston Southern. The third-ranked Seminoles are coming off the...
Mike Ferguson
1 year ago
Artavis Scott
In its third straight game against teams from Alabama, Clemson will host the Trojans of Troy this Saturday in Death Valley. The Tigers come into the contest at 1-0, fighting until the bitter end to defeat Auburn in the opener.   Related:...
Jon Kinne
1 year ago
Jon Hilliman
Both UMass and Boston College enter the second week of their respective seasons 0-1, but the morale of the two programs is completely different.   The Minutemen went down to Gainesville and hung admirably with Florida for four quarters in a...
Adam Kurkjian
1 year ago
Lamar Jackson
As expected, both Syracuse and Louisville come into this ACC Atlantic divisional matchup 1-0, although the Cardinals with a lot more hype and higher expectations.   While the Orange are kicking off the Dino Babers era with optimism...
Adam Kurkjian
1 year ago
James Conner
For the first time in 16 years, Penn State and Pitt are going to play a football game. For those who grew up counting on these two Pennsylvania college football powers clashing on an annual basis, it may be difficult to comprehend the idea that...
Kevin McGuire
1 year ago
Matt Dayes
One of the many reasons college football is such a great game is because of the magnitude of its rivalry games. Unlike most in the NFL, a number of college football rivalries have lasted more than a century. While the NC State-East Carolina rivalry...
Antwan Staley
1 year ago
Desmond King
After the best opening week ever in college football and some of the most anticipated position battles of the season, week 2 pumps the brakes a little when it comes to the product on the field. The non-conference slate is a little bare when it...
Bryan Fischer
1 year ago
Joshua Dobbs
College football’s Week 2 slate doesn’t have the marquee matchups that covered the schedule in Week 1, but there are several intriguing games to watch this Saturday. The Week 2 action kicks off on Friday night with two games, as...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago

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