Posts tagged "NCAA"

College Football Power Rankings: Week 13

College Football Power Rankings: Week 13
The Game! The Game! The Game! On rivalry weekend, no game came close to matching the drama of The Game. Michigan traveled to Ohio State and, for the first time in the history of the storied rivalry, overtime was required to determine a winner. And the teams came in ranked second (OSU) and third (UM)... Read more »

College Football Power Rankings: Week 10

College Football Power Rankings: Week 10
Earlier this week, the first set of playoff rankings were released. Surprisingly, Washington wasn’t part of the top four; Texas A&M was. That problem has apparently worked itself out. Texas A&M lost their quarterback to an injury and then lost their second game of the season, falling 35-28 at Mississippi State. A team that may... Read more »

College Football Power Rankings: Week 9

College Football Power Rankings: Week 9
Undefeated entering Saturday? Not the best weekend for some top tier college football teams. Nebraska: lost. Baylor: lost. West Virginia: lost. Boise State: lost. There were some other games that didn’t favor fans with heart conditions. Clemson escaped at Florida State, Northwestern gave Ohio State a scare in Columbus and Louisville needed late-game magic to... Read more »
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College Football Power Rankings: Week 4

College Football Power Rankings: Week 4
Last week, I took the bold step to elevate Louisville to number one in my college football power rankings after they devastated Florida State. Though I drank the entire serving of Cardinals Kool-Aid, the voters kept Alabama at number one in the official polls. This weekend, Alabama really went out on a limb with Kent... Read more »

Top 10 Places Les Miles Could Coach Next Year

Top 10 Places Les Miles Could Coach Next Year
On Monday, word was flying around social media that LSU plans to buy out the remaining years on the contract Les Miles as their head football coach. Miles, a graduate of the University of Michigan, led LSU to the BCS Championship in 2007 and was named the National Coach of the Year after winning 13... Read more »

Scott Frost: The Man For Champaign

Scott Frost: The Man For Champaign
On Friday, the University of Illinois made a somewhat surprising decision and fired head football coach Tim Beckman. It hasn’t been a good summer/year for the Illini, and Beckman was at the center of allegations that included influencing medical decisions and pressuring players to play hurt. Illinois AD Mike Thomas apparently reached a breaking point... Read more »
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The TCU Lie

The TCU Lie
Yesterday, in the wake of Ohio State’s national championship victory, ESPN’s┬áMark Schlabach┬ájumped ahead of the crowd and published his way-too-early 2015 rankings. At number one: TCU. TCU (12-1) finished third in the final USA Today poll and the final AP rankings of the 2014 season, ahead of Alabama, Michigan State and Florida State. They’re a... Read more »

2015 Heisman Trophy Early Favorites

2015 Heisman Trophy Early Favorites
With Ohio State’s thrilling win in the College Football Playoff National Championship Game on Monday night, the 2014 college football season is officially done and buried. Marcus Mariota, Jameis Winston, Amari Cooper and a handful of other incredibly talented players will take their talents to the NFL, but there is are a lot of players... Read more »

Predicting EVERY Bowl Game

Predicting EVERY Bowl Game
Tall order picking EVERY college bowl game you say? Let’s go! Saturday, December 20 R&L Carriers New Orleans Bowl – Nevada over Louisiana-Lafayette Gildan New Mexico Bowl – Utah State over UTEP Royal Purple Las Vegas Bowl – Utah over Colorado State Famous Idaho Potato Bowl – Air Force over Western Michigan Raycom Media Camellia... Read more »
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Rivalry Week: Who Should Be In The College Playoff?

Who's in?<br><br>

<strong>If they win out... </strong><br>
<strong>1. Alabama</strong> - 10-1<br>
<small>Remaining Games: vs. #15 Auburn, SEC Championship (TBD)</small><br>
<strong>2. Florida State</strong> - 11-0<br>
<small>Remaining Games: vs. Florida, ACC Championship (vs. #15 Georgia Tech)</small><br>
<strong>3. Oregon</strong> - 10-1<br>
<small>Remaining Games: @ Oregon State</small>
Let’s look at which teams are in play for the college playoff, and who should get in heading into rivalry weekend. Note: the rankings we use in our breakdowns for each school are for when the games were played. (ex: LSU was #8 when they played Mississippi State.)