Independents Articles

Week 6 of the college football season is officially in the books. And as usual, the weekend slate of games didn’t disappoint. Florida State, Utah, TCU and Tennessee made critical stops late in the fourth quarter to preserve a win, while...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Keenan Reynolds
Haven’t we been here before? Notre Dame, coming off a last second loss on the road against a top ACC program, has to adjust to defending the Navy triple option. Last year, following the Florida State heartbreak, Notre Dame had trouble...
Jon Kinne
1 year ago
Travis Wilson
Week 6 of the 2015 college football season starts on Thursday night with SMU visiting Houston and USC hosting Washington. Two games dot the schedule on Friday, including a key ACC matchup between NC State and Virginia Tech. But as usual, the action...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Nick Saban
Numbers and statistics are a huge part of college football. Every Sunday, reading updated box scores and stats is like Christmas for fans and media members. Some stats like total offense and total defense are overrated, but each help paint a...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Ezekiel Elliott
Week 5 of the 2015 college football season is in the books. Saturday's slate produced plenty of must-see games, including the anticipated Clemson-Notre Dame showdown in rainy Death Valley, while Alabama easily handled Georgia in...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Week 5 of the college football season is officially in the books. Needless to say, Week 5 wasn’t short on drama or intrigue around the nation. The weekend started with Cincinnati’s upset over Miami on Thursday night and continued into...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
This week’s Notre Dame vs. Clemson matchup will be the third in a series that has seen two dramatic comebacks. The first in 1977 saw Joe Montana lead the Irish on a fourth-quarter resurgence en route to a national title. In the second in...
Aaron Tallent
1 year ago
DeShone Kizer
Death Valley is the epicenter of college football’s Week 5 slate, as Notre Dame travels to Clemson for a must-see non-conference matchup. The Fighting Irish enter Saturday night’s game at 4-0 and ranked No. 6 in the latest Associated...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Christian Hackenberg
It's Military Appreciation Day in Happy Valley this weekend when Penn State welcomes Army to Beaver Stadium for the first time since 1979. The Nittany Lions look to keep the good vibes going after three straight wins following a season-opening...
Kevin McGuire
1 year ago
Greyson Lambert
Week 5 of the 2015 college football season starts on Thursday night with Miami traveling to Cincinnati and continues on Friday with three matchups, including UConn visiting BYU. But as usual, the focus for every weekend slate is on Saturday....
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Nick Chubb
Ranking any player or team after one month of the college football season is tough. With one-sided matchups skewing the statistics, and conference play not yet underway for most teams, it's hard to say whether these players will carry that...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Trevone Boykin
Ranking any player or team after one month of the college football season is nearly impossible. With one-sided matchups skewing the statistics, and conference play not yet underway for most teams, more data is needed before accurately judging...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Leonard Fournette
The first month of the 2015 college football season is in the books. Unfortunately, that means this year is almost a third of the way finished. However, the next two months (plus a week in December) should bring plenty of crazy plays,...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Jim Harbaugh
Numbers and statistics are a huge part of college football. Every Sunday, reading updated box scores and stats is like Christmas for fans and media members. Some stats like total offense and total defense are overrated, but each help paint a...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Trevone Boykin
Week 4 of the 2015 college football season is in the books. The Pac-12 was the conference in the spotlight on Saturday, as Arizona-UCLA, Oregon-Utah and Arizona State-USC were some of the weekend’s most anticipated matchups. However, all...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
KeiVarae Russell
The University of Massachusetts joined the FBS ranks in 2012 and it’s been tough sledding ever since. Former Notre Dame assistant Charley Molnar was the head coach in 2012 and '13 and won just two games during that span. Then UMass...
Jon Kinne
1 year ago
James Conner
Injuries are an unfortunate part of every college football season. Whether it’s a small ailment affecting a key player for a couple of weeks or an injury keeping a player sidelined for the entire year, all injuries have an impact on the final...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
For just the second time in both schools' history, the BYU Cougars (2-1) and Michigan Wolverines (2-1) will meet at the Big House in what should be one of the more entertaining games in the early slate of games on Saturday. BYU is...
Mike Bainbridge
1 year ago
Cody Kessler
Week 4 of the 2015 college football season kicks off on Thursday night with a key American Athletic Conference matchup between Cincinnati and Memphis. The action continues on Friday night with Boise State taking on Virginia and Stanford traveling...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Notre Dame played a sensational 59 minutes of football on Saturday and it was more than enough to defeat Georgia Tech. It is true that the last minute was not a thing of beauty but it is hard to be unhappy about a 30-22 win over the No. 14 team in...
Jon Kinne
1 year ago
Nick Saban
Ohio State taught the college football world an important lesson last season: Don’t count out the one-loss teams after a September defeat. Every team would prefer to finish the season with a perfect record, but an early-season defeat isn...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Leonard Fournette
Numbers and statistics are a huge part of college football. Every Sunday, reading updated box scores and stats is like Christmas for fans and media members. Some stats like total offense and total defense are overrated, but each help paint a...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
The perfect capper to a fully loaded Week 3 slate features Top 20-ranked foes BYU and UCLA, under the lights of Rose Bowl Stadium. UCLA has been dominant in its first two outings, blowing out Virginia and UNLV by a combined 52 points. BYU...
Kyle Kensing
1 year ago
In one of this weekend’s top contests, Georgia Tech takes its first road trip of the year to play at Notre Dame. Both teams are 2-0 but they certainly got there in different ways. The Yellow Jackets overwhelmed Alcorn State and...
Jon Kinne
1 year ago
Les Miles
The third week of the 2015 college football season kicks off on Thursday night with a key ACC matchup between Clemson and Louisville. Thursday night’s game is one of the marquee contests for Week 3, but the action continues on Friday and...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago

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