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article October 27, 2016

Michigan Can Retake Rivalry Control

Jim Harbaugh and Bo Schembechler both lost their head coaching debuts against Michigan State. But like his mentor, Harbaugh has quickly pushed Michigan back to national prominence, status it can confirm by reclaiming in-state supremacy. More»
watson article October 26, 2016

Watson Heisman Push Must Start Now

While he's quarterbacking a 7-0 team and has solid numbers, Clemson QB Deshaun Watson has been a Heisman Trophy candidate by default this season. If he's going to close the gap on Lamar Jackson, it has to start this Saturday at FSU. More»
GettyImages-617297980 article October 25, 2016

Auburn Rediscovers Offensive Mojo

Auburn ran for a 78-yard touchdown on its first play against Arkansas on Saturday, starting a 56-3 onslaught that featured 543 rushing yards. It was one of the best performances by any team this season, capping a remarkable turnaround for a team that had lost its way. More»
GettyImages-617311994 article October 24, 2016

PSU Gets Long-Awaited Signature Win

James Franklin and Penn State savored the moment after Saturday's upset win over Ohio State, and for good reason, as the program got the signature win it's been waiting for, making for the biggest story in Week 8 of the college football season. More»
week8takeaways article October 23, 2016

CFB Saturday Takeaways: Week 8

From dominant performances by several top teams to Ohio State's upset loss at Penn State to eye-popping statistics from Leonard Fournette, Lamar Jackson and Oklahoma-Texas Tech, here are five takeaways from Saturday in college football. More»
GettyImages-617311956 article October 23, 2016

Happiest Valley: PSU Stuns Buckeyes

Marcus Allen blocked a field goal and Grant Haley picked it up and ran it 60 yards for a touchdown, delivering Penn State a 24-21 come-from-behind upset victory over No. 2 Ohio State, one that may go down as one of the biggest in school history. More»
GettyImages-617291292 article October 22, 2016

Bama Dominance Continues Vs. Aggies

Alabama continues to follow a familiar script in the SEC. In yet another impressive win, the No. 1 Crimson Tide got production from Jalen Hurts on the ground and scored a defensive touchdown in a 33-14 win over previously unbeaten Texas A&M. More»
week8picks article October 21, 2016

College Football Pick 'Em: Week 8

The second half of the college football season begins with a weekend that includes another couple of big games for the top two teams in the country -- No. 1 Alabama vs. No. 6 Texas A&M, No. 2 Ohio State at Penn State -- plus several other intriguing matchups. More»
GettyImages-614680960 article October 20, 2016

Midseason CFB Rankings: 128 to 1

The 2016 college football season is seven weeks old, and at the halfway point, we have learned a lot. As the second half of the season begins, it's a good time to stop and reset the national landscape, ranking every FBS team from 128 to 1 More»
midseason-bowls article October 19, 2016

Midyear CFB Postseason Projections

The only thing we can ever really be certain of in college football is that we can never be too certain of anything. But at the midway point, there seems to be some clarity as to how the playoff race could play out. Here are midseason playoff and bowl projections. More»
midseason-cfb-awards article October 18, 2016

Midseason College Football Awards

With seven weeks down and seven more weeks until the playoff is announced, the college football season has reached its midway point. There is still a lot to be decided, but it's time to stop and take stock of the best performances of the season so far. More»
professor-bama-1 article October 17, 2016

Tide Rolling In Every Phase Of Game

No. 1 Alabama dominated Tennessee on Saturday, winning 49-10 with the help of a defensive touchdown and a special teams touchdown. It's part of a frightening trend for the rest of the country: nine straight games with a non-offensive TD. More»
GettyImages-603541568 article October 16, 2016

Darrell Hazell Out As Purdue Coach

Purdue fired head football coach Darrell Hazell on Sunday, an unsurprising move after he went 9-33 in three and a half season. Given that Purdue brought in a new athletic director, a coaching change had felt inevitable. More»
week7takeaways article October 16, 2016

CFB Saturday Takeaways: Week 7

Alabama decided that Saturday would be a perfect time to remind everyone that it's still the team 127 other teams are chasing. While No. 2 Ohio State and No. 3 Clemson both pulled off OT escapes, the No. 1 Crimson Time dazzled at Tennessee. More»
GettyImages-614921762 article October 16, 2016

Buckeyes Win Classic At Camp Randall

Wisconsin gave Ohio State all it could handle on Saturday night, but the No. 3 Buckeyes bounced back from a halftime deficit, survived a back-and-forth second half and defeated the No. 8 Badgers 30-23 in overtime to stay unbeaten. More»
GettyImages-614898714 article October 16, 2016

Orange Rush! 'Cuse Pulls Off Upset

Syracuse achieved what it hopes is a breakthrough win on Saturday, upsetting No. 17 Virginia Tech 31-17 at the Carrier Dome. Afterward, first-year head coach Dino Babers delivered an emotional, stirring speech to his team in the locker room. More»
jalenhurts-tennessee article October 15, 2016

Rocky Toppled: Bama Destroys Vols

After six weeks of dramatic finishes, Tennessee ran out of gas and ran into a brick wall on Saturday. No. 1 Alabama beat the No. 9 Volunteers 49-10, routing them behind QB Jalen Hurts and a brilliant effort from the defense. More»
GettyImages-614882546 article October 15, 2016

Clemson Survives N.C. State In OT

Good fortune on a missed field goal at the end of regulation allowed Clemson to beat North Carolina State 24-17 in overtime on Saturday, maintaining the No. 3 Tigers' undefeated record as they continue to be a favorite to make the playoff field. More»
week7pickem article October 14, 2016

College Football Pick 'Em: Week 7

Top-10 matchups between Alabama and Tennessee and Ohio State and Wisconsin lead the way on Saturday as college football reaches its midpoint and the push for the postseason heats up. Here's your guide to all of Week 7's key games. More»
jalenhurts article October 13, 2016

Hurts So Good For Bama Offense

Until this year, Nick Saban has never used a true freshman as his starting quarterback. Jalen Hurts has changed that, though, and during a 6-0 start leading No. 1 Alabama, Hurts has repeatedly rewarded Saban's faith in him. More»

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