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Entering Week 11, it appeared we were barreling toward the most drama-free postseason final four in the young College Football Playoff’s history. Much of the same was expected from a relatively ho-hum slate of games.   Three of the...
Bryan Fischer
4 months ago
James Franklin
Oh, what a fine mess we have on our hands — and I'm loving every minute of it. I'm the guy who likes to pull up a tattered old lawn chair, light a cheap cigar, drink bottom-shelf whiskey straight out of a plastic bottle and watch the...
J.P. Scott
4 months ago
As we approach Thanksgiving and the end of the college football regular season, it’s clear that winter is not just literally coming — it’s also metaphorically approaching for the four-team College Football Playoff system...
Jim Weber
4 months ago
James Conner
Week 11 of the 2016 college football season produced several big performances and memorable moments. Five teams ranked in the College Football Playoff selection committee's top 10 poll from Tuesday night suffered defeats on Saturday....
Steven Lassan
4 months ago
Bobby Petrino
In the second College Football Playoff rankings released this past Tuesday, the Louisville Cardinals moved up one spot from seventh to sixth. It appears the Cardinals will need Clemson to possibly lose two out of its last three games of the season...
Antwan Staley
4 months ago
Deshaun Watson
The 2016 Clemson Tigers are hard to figure out. Early in the season they played down to their competition, but after a big win over Louisville and a blowout of Boston College, they seemed to be back on track. But the narrow victory over NC...
Jon Kinne
4 months ago
Adoree' Jackson
The race for many division titles will take a turn this week and the race for a good postseason landing spot will start to really heat up with some of the college football games on the docket. While there are a ton of interesting matchups between...
Bryan Fischer
4 months ago
Mark Richt
After losing four straight games, the Miami Hurricanes finally got back on track last weekend. They defeated the Pittsburgh Panthers 51-28 at home as the Hurricanes scored their most points since a 70-3 victory over Florida A&M in the season...
Antwan Staley
4 months ago
Matt Dayes
A lot hangs in the balance as NC State visits Syracuse at the Carrier Dome.   Namely, bowl hopes, as a win this Saturday afternoon for either team would go a long way toward achieving postseason play.   However, both squads enter at 4...
Adam Kurkjian
4 months ago
Boston College will look to get back to .500 on Friday night, but to do so, the Eagles (4-5, 1-5 ACC) will need to pull off an upset on a short week while making a long trip. One week after picking up its first ACC win in more than a year, Boston...
Mike Ferguson
4 months ago
D'onta Foreman
The Week 11 edition of college football’s picks against the spread features predictions for some of Saturday’s biggest games, including Washington-USC, Arkansas-LSU, Texas-West Virginia and Auburn-Georgia. Additionally, conference...
Mitch Light
4 months ago
Elijah Hood
Now that was the North Carolina offense we were expecting to see all year. Okay, so the 438 yards per game that the Tar Heels had averaged before last Saturday was hardly awful. It’s just that with so many players returning from last...
Jon Kinne
4 months ago
Lamar Jackson
With the arrival of the College Football Playoff rankings, the focus of this weekly column shifts away from the coaches and media and their meaningless polls and moves to a room in Dallas full of some old guys and Condoleeza Rice.   The...
J.P. Scott
4 months ago
Jake Browning
College football’s Week 11 slate once again kicked off with midweek MACtion on Tuesday and Wednesday and continues into Thursday night with three games on the schedule, including North Carolina at Duke and Utah at Arizona State. Boston...
Steven Lassan
4 months ago
Wilton Speight
The first weekend of November games for the 2016 college football season are in the books. Alabama dominated LSU in Baton Rouge to remain No. 1, while Clemson, Michigan and Washington scored victories in conference play to stay unbeaten....
Steven Lassan
4 months ago
J.T. Barrett
If you watched any college football this weekend on television, you were probably like most of the country and inundated with political ads during commercial breaks. Thankfully our long national nightmare is almost over and Election Day will come...
Bryan Fischer
4 months ago
Lamar Jackson
Week 10 of the 2016 college football season produced several big performances and memorable moments. Alabama used a timely offense and stout defensive effort to beat LSU 10-0, Clemson, Washington and Michigan remained unbeaten with huge...
Steven Lassan
4 months ago
Dalvin Cook
A pair of ACC Atlantic division foes will look to take a step toward becoming bowl eligible on Saturday night as NC State hosts No. 22 Florida State.   The Seminoles have been one of college football’s biggest disappointments of the...
Mike Ferguson
4 months ago
Carlos Watkins
When the first College Football Playoff Rankings came out in 2015, Clemson found itself at the top, a spot the Tigers held throughout the remainder of the season. This past Tuesday, in this year’s initial CFP Rankings, Clemson was No. 2...
Jon Kinne
4 months ago
Jerod Evans
It was a crazy game between Virginia Tech and Pittsburgh last Thursday night. Seemingly every pass play resulted in either a pass interference call or a missed pass interference call. Pitt head coach Pat Narduzzi or Virginia Tech defensive...
Jon Kinne
4 months ago
Reuben Foster
Alabama taking on LSU is set to be one of the biggest games of the year in the SEC with a lot riding on it and a ton of eyeballs on Baton Rouge as a result. That’s not the only big top-25 matchup on the docket however, as there are a dozen...
Bryan Fischer
4 months ago
Justin Jackson
The Week 10 edition of college football’s picks against the spread features predictions for some of Saturday’s biggest games, including Nebraska-Ohio State, Arkansas-LSU, Alabama-LSU and Northwestern-Wisconsin. Additionally,...
Mitch Light
4 months ago
After a 4-0 start to the season, Miami was thinking about potentially winning the ACC Coastal Division and playing in Orlando for the conference championship. Now that the team enters the final month of the college football regular season, the...
Antwan Staley
4 months ago
Justin Thomas
North Carolina needs a little help, but the ACC Coastal Division title is still within its grasp.   Currently tied in the division lead with Virginia Tech at one loss apiece, the Tar Heels need the Hokies to lose another game to pull in the...
Adam Kurkjian
4 months ago
Phew.   That has to be the prevailing sentiment for head coach Bobby Petrino's Louisville team after the Cardinals pulled out a last-minute, 32-25 win over Virginia last weekend. It was the type of game where the team's College...
Adam Kurkjian
4 months ago

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