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Saquon Barkley
Just two weeks remain in college football’s 2016 season. While the regular season is winding down, the bowl picture is starting to clear for all 10 conferences and rivalry week should add even more certainty to postseason destinations for...
Steven Lassan
5 months ago
Sefo Liufau
Week 12 of the 2016 college football season produced several big performances and memorable moments. Saturday's slate didn't produce another week of upsets, but there were several key matchups that will have a role in determining...
Steven Lassan
5 months ago
Things got very real, very fast in the race to the finish line for the 2016 college football regular season as three of the top four teams lost last Saturday. To the surprise of many observers, Iowa was back in the thick of that excitement for the...
Robert A. Boleyn
5 months ago
Sam Darnold
The Week 12 edition of college football’s picks against the spread features predictions for some of Saturday’s biggest games, including Colorado-Washington State, Oklahoma-West Virginia, TCU-Oklahoma State and LSU-Florida....
Mitch Light
5 months ago
Skyler Howard
College football’s Week 12 slate begins with two MAC games on Tuesday and two more on Wednesday night, followed by an intriguing showdown between Louisville and Houston on Thursday night. This game was one of the most anticipated weeknight...
Steven Lassan
5 months ago
J.T. Barrett
Week 11 provided its share of upsets for the 2016 college football season. Clemson, Michigan and Washington were knocked from the ranks of the unbeaten, while Auburn and Texas A&M – two of the selection committee’s top-10 teams...
Steven Lassan
5 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
5 months ago
It is time to make the final push to the Big Ten Championship Game for Wisconsin, and the schedule could not be much more favorable for the Badgers on their quest to return to Indianapolis for the fourth time since the conference launched its...
Kevin McGuire
5 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
5 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
5 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
5 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
5 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
5 months ago
Mark Dantonio
Michigan State is still seeking its first win within the Big Ten. The Spartans (2-6, 0-5 Big Ten) have not started conference play so horribly since 1982 when they lost their first five Big Ten contests to finish 2-7 and 2-9 overall. They have not...
John La Fleur
5 months ago
Leonard Fournette
College football’s Week 10 slate opened with midweek MACtion on Tuesday and Wednesday night and continues with the usual matchups on Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Four games are slated for Thursday night, including Oklahoma at Iowa State and...
Steven Lassan
5 months ago
Halloween is over, the air is getting colder and the fall foliage is turning into the beautiful hues we all know and love across the country. As good as college football has been so far in 2016, things are about to ramp up even more as we enter...
Bryan Fischer
5 months ago
Lamar Jackson
The College Football Playoff selection committee released its first set of rankings on Tuesday night. As expected, Alabama took the top spot, with Clemson at No. 2 and Michigan at No. 3 The big surprise came at No. 4, as the committee went with...
Steven Lassan
5 months ago
Baker Mayfield
The first nine weeks of the college football season are in the books. The final weekend in October produced four upsets of unbeaten teams, as Baylor, Nebraska, Boise State and West Virginia all suffered their first loss of the season last...
Steven Lassan
5 months ago
D'Onta Foreman
Week 9 of the 2016 college football season produced several big performances and memorable moments. Four undefeated teams - West Virginia, Boise State, Nebraska and Baylor - suffered their first defeat of the season, while Clemson rallied...
Steven Lassan
5 months ago
Jacob Eason
The Week 9 edition of college football’s picks against the spread features predictions for some of Saturday’s biggest games, including Clemson-Florida State, West Virginia-Oklahoma State, Washington-Utah and Georgia-Florida....
Mitch Light
6 months ago
Minnesota head coach Tracy Claeys has quietly guided the 2016 edition of the Golden Gophers to within one game of bowl eligibility before the end of October. After dropping its first two Big Ten games of the season, Minnesota has turned it around...
J.P. Scott
6 months ago
Deondre Francois
College football’s Week 9 slate kicks off on Thursday night with five matchups. Virginia Tech at Pitt and California at USC are the two marquee contests on Thursday, but Appalachian State at Georgia Southern is a key game for positioning...
Steven Lassan
6 months ago
Trevor Knight
The first eight weeks of the college football season are in the books and Week 8 produced one of the season's biggest upsets with Penn State's victory over Ohio State. While the Buckeyes dropped from the ranks of the unbeaten, the...
Steven Lassan
6 months ago
Joe Williams
Week 8 of the 2016 college football season produced several big performances and memorable moments. Alabama continued to distance itself from the rest of the nation, as the Crimson Tide handled Texas A&M to remain unbeaten. LSU and...
Steven Lassan
6 months ago
There may not be a more rested team in the entire country heading into this weekend than the Michigan Wolverines (6-0) as they get set to take on Illinois (2-4) at the Big House.   Yes, it was just a typical bye week for the Maize and Blue,...
Mike Bainbridge
6 months ago

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