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Frank Gore
Week 16 offers a holiday treat with two games on Saturday. The only game that’s really worth paying attention to injury-wise is San Diego vs. San Francisco. Get caught up to speed below. Philip Rivers, QB, San Diego Chargers at San...
Mark Ross
2 years ago
Roy Williams
Opportunities for big-time non-conference wins are dwindling as the calendar closes on Christmas and league play begins. For Ohio State and North Carolina, with non-conference resumes that are uneven at best, the CBS Sports Classic in Chicago is...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
Chip Kelly
The NFL Network’s early Christmas present on Saturday pits the slumping Philadelphia Eagles against the dysfunctional Washington Redskins. The Eagles (9-5) are in must-win mode following last week’s disappointing 38-27 home loss to the...
Mark Ross
2 years ago
Philip Rivers
A pair of California teams with different playoff aspirations will present NFL fans with some holiday entertainment Saturday evening when the San Diego Chargers and San Francisco 49ers face off on CBS. The Chargers (8-6) desperately need a win to...
Mark Ross
2 years ago
Bronco Mendenhall
The inaugural Miami Beach Bowl also features the first meeting in program history between Memphis and BYU. The Tigers were one of college football’s biggest surprises in 2014, improving from 3-9 in 2013 to 9-3 this season. Coach Justin Fuente...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
Joey Jones
The first-ever Raycom Media Camellia Bowl between Bowling Green and South Alabama also represents the first-ever postseason appearance for one of FBS’ newest programs. Played in the Cramton Bowl in Montgomery, Ala., this is the newest...
Mark Ross
2 years ago
My advice for picking bowls? Don't do it. Stay as far away from these exhibitions as you can. Trying to pinpoint motivation, focus and the holidays at the end of a long, grueling season is virtually impossible. I finished the regular...
Braden Gall
2 years ago
Georgia Bulldogs
Here are the 30 best, most entertaining, most dramatic and most important Power 5 football games of the 2014 season: 1. (2) Florida St 31, (5) Notre Dame 27It’s hard to make an entire nation root for the usually hated Fighting Irish but...
Braden Gall
2 years ago
John Calipari
In an honest moment, UCLA coach Steve Alford might roll his eyes at Kentucky’s current dilemma heading into Saturday’s CBS Sports Classic in Chicago.The Wildcats lost junior forward Alex Poythress for the remainder of the season a week...
David Fox
2 years ago
Corey Davis
Two of the nation’s most improved teams – Air Force and Western Michigan – meet for the first time in program history in the Famous Idaho Potato Bowl. The Falcons and Broncos each improved their win total by seven games last...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
Utah Utes
Not many bowl games feature two teams that have met 79 previous times but that is the case when former conference rivals Utah and Colorado State meet on Saturday in the Las Vegas Bowl. The Utes own the series over Rams (55-22-2) and is 6-...
Braden Gall
2 years ago
Blake Bortles
If you’re looking forward to watching tonight’s matchup between the Tennessee Titans and Jacksonville Jaguars on the NFL Network, you’re either a Draftnik who wants to see who’ll have a shot at the top pick; you have a son...
Rob Doster
2 years ago
Kent Myers
The last two New Mexico Bowls featured over 90 points in each game, but this year’s meeting between Utah State and UTEP is expected to have a decidedly different outlook. The Aggies own one of the top defenses in the Mountain West by...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
Oregon Ducks
The SEC still might be the best league in college football but no conference had more fun in 2014 than the Pac-12. Week after week, the Pac-12 delivered with elite talent, high-quality coaching and dramatic finishes — both in...
Braden Gall
2 years ago
Cody Fajardo
The 2014 bowl season will kick off in the Big Easy with UL Lafayette taking on Nevada in the R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl. This marks the fourth straight season UL Lafayette will end its season playing in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome, as the Ragin...
Mark Ross
2 years ago
Pittsburgh is looking for its fourth head coach in five seasons after Paul Chryst was hired to replace Gary Andersen at Wisconsin. Chryst’s move to the Big Ten comes as no surprise, as the third-year coach is a Madison native and worked on...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
Ifo Ekpre-Olomu
Oregon’s hopes of winning the college football national championship took a hit on Wednesday, as reports indicated top cornerback Ifo Ekpre-Olomu suffered a significant knee injury in practice.Yahoo Sports reported Ekpre-Olomu’s injury...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
Gary Patterson
College football’s regular season is complete, and all that’s left of the 2014 season is 39 bowl games, including the first four-team playoff format in FBS history. While the season is over and fans for some teams are already planning...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
Ohio State Buckeyes
The Big Ten played a lot of dramatic and exciting games in 2014. Unfortunately, when it came to non-conference contests, the league didn’t win too many of them. However, an entire year of disappointment can all be washed away by two...
Braden Gall
2 years ago
Nick Chubb
The impact of freshmen on a college football season seems to grow each year. There’s no shortage of talent in the freshmen ranks in 2014, with several making a splash on the national stage. Ohio State quarterback J.T. Barrett was considered...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
Ole Miss Rebels
The gap has certainly closed but the SEC is still college football's premier conference. The No. 1 team in the nation, the toughest division in football, a glut of Heisman Trophy candidates and nationally relevant coaches made the SEC must...
Braden Gall
2 years ago
Oregon is finally off the board. The Ducks have been knocking on the door of their first Heisman winner for years, and in 2014 they made their New York Athletic Club breakthrough count. Marcus Mariota won the first Heisman Trophy in...
David Fox
2 years ago
Will Muschamp
Auburn took the first step in fixing its struggling defense by hiring former Florida coach Will Muschamp as the team’s new coordinator. Muschamp was a hot commodity among teams looking for a new defensive signal-caller, and his arrival on the...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
Drew Brees
Teams with identical records, but completely opposite agendas will finish off Week 15 when the New Orleans Saints take on the Chicago Bears on ESPN’s “Monday Night Football.” With a win the Saints, despite entering tonight 5-8,...
Mark Ross
2 years ago
Clemson Tigers
For the first time in years, the ACC entered the season as a must-see conference. The defending national champions and controversial reigning Heisman Trophy winner made ACC Media Days more of a circus than even the four-day SEC extravaganza in...
Braden Gall
2 years ago

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