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article September 25, 2016

Late Stanford TDs Beat UCLA Again

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On a day when Tennessee ended its long losing streak to Florida, UCLA appeared set to follow suit against Stanford. Instead, a four-point Bruins lead in the final 30 seconds turned into a nine-point loss, the Cardinal's ninth straight win over UCLA. More»
GettyImages-610210194 article September 25, 2016

Auburn Tops LSU After TD Overturned

Both LSU and Auburn needed a win on Saturday night to ease the pressure on their coaches, and both thought they had it. But after LSU mismanaged the clock and had a TD overturned on the final snap, Auburn escaped with an 18-13 victory. More»
GettyImages-610187156 article September 24, 2016

Vols' Comeback Ends Gators' Streak

At long last, the streak is over. After losing 11 straight games to rival Florida, Tennessee fell behind by three touchdowns in the first half on Saturday. It didn't matter. The No. 14 Volunteers staged a big rally and came from behind to beat the Gators 38-28. More»
duke-nd article September 24, 2016

Duke Upset Adds To Notre Dame Angst

Notre Dame started the season with the world's best quarterback controversy and College Football Playoff hopes. By the end of September, just about all the positive attention has already receded from South Bend after a 38-35 upset loss to Duke. More»
GettyImages-610163542 article September 24, 2016

Ole Miss' Big Lead Stays Safe Vs. UGA

Ole Miss already blew big leads to Florida State and Alabama to start this season, so it was easy to be wary of a big lead against Georgia. But the Rebels left no doubt on Saturday, cruising to a 45-14 win over the Bulldogs. More»
GettyImages-610162944 article September 24, 2016

Badgers Stun MSU With Runaway Win

Entering the season, it was easy to be skeptical about Wisconsin, which faced one of the most difficult schedules in the country. The Badgers have answered critics, beating LSU in Week 1 and adding another impressive win, 30-6, at Michigan State on Saturday. More»
week4pickem article September 23, 2016

College Football Pick 'Em: Week 4

Week 4 of the college football season is upon us, and for many teams, that means the start of conference play. And for some -- Tennessee, UCLA and Arkansas -- it means crucial games in which they're trying to end losing streaks to their opponents. More»
GettyImages-1403785 article September 22, 2016

Gators-Vols: History of Heartache

Florida vs. Tennessee is still a relatively young rivalry, but even some of its early history fell into the pattern we've seen of the past 25 years: a rivalry capable of inflicting the type of angst on the losing team that few other rivalries are capable of matching. More»
washington-miami article September 21, 2016

College Football's 3-0 Mystery Teams

We have learned a lot through three weeks of the 2016 college football season, but as always, there are several undefeated teams that haven't been tested by top competition yet. Can Michigan, Washington, Miami, Baylor and Florida live up to their rankings? More»
GettyImages-607363830 article September 20, 2016

No End In Sight For USC Mediocrity

USC played a top-10 team in prime time on Saturday night. Typically, this would be a big moment on the college football schedule. Instead, the only extraordinary thing about the game at Stanford was just how ordinary and expected a 17-point Trojans loss seemed. More»
professor3-jackson article September 19, 2016

Lamar Jackson Has Staying Power

Just about every year, a college football player takes the nation by storm in September and is assumed to be an overwhelming Heisman frontrunner, only to fade away. But after a stunning game against Florida State, Lamar Jackson is here to stay. More»
GettyImages-607550058 article September 18, 2016

Who Is Jacoby Brissett, New Pats QB?

With Tom Brady still serving his four-game suspension, Patriots quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo injured his shoulder in the second quarter of Sunday's game against the Dolphins, meaning New England had to turn to rookie Jacoby Brissett. More»
week3cfbtakeaways article September 18, 2016

CFB Saturday Takeaways: Week 3

Week 3 of the college football season taught us a lot, thanks to four games between ranked opponents and the top three teams in the AP poll all playing tough road games. Here are five takeaways from what could be one of the season's biggest Saturdays. More»
GettyImages-607366424 article September 18, 2016

Spartans Hold Off Notre Dame Rally

Ten years after Michigan State famously blew a 31-14 halftime lead at home against Notre Dame, there was no meltdown this time. While the Fighting Irish nearly came back, the Spartans held on for a 36-28 win in South Bend on Saturday night. More»
GettyImages-607344160 article September 17, 2016

Alabama Comeback Topples Ole Miss

It's not often that a game can feature big blown leads by both teams, but Alabama's 48-43 win over Ole Miss on Saturday came close. After erasing a 21-point deficit, Alabama held on despite a late Ole Miss rally, preventing a third straight Rebels win in the series. More»
GettyImages-607316488 article September 17, 2016

Cards Crush FSU in Statement Win

So much for Florida State and Clemson dominating the ACC. Behind the phenomenal play of Lamar Jackson, No. 10 Louisville blew out No. 2 Florida State 63-20 on Saturday, making the Cardinals look like a legitimate national title contender. More»
ndsu-iowa article September 17, 2016

Bison Beat Iowa, Continue FBS Streak

The greatest mystery in college football is why FBS teams continue to schedule North Dakota State. The Bison, who have won five straight FCS national championships, stunned No. 13 Iowa 23-21 on Saturday on a 37-yard Cam Pedersen field goal as time expired. More»
week3pickem article September 16, 2016

College Football Pick 'Em: Week 3

Maybe this week does not quite match the greatest opening weekend ever, but this is still one of the most enticing September Saturdays of college football in recent memory, headlined by the top three teams in the AP poll playing ranked opponents on the road. More»
saban article September 15, 2016

Ole Miss Aims For 3-Peat Vs. Saban

Every Nick Saban loss is a rare event that causes a huge celebration for the winner. Ole Miss knows this well, having defeated Alabama twice in a row. On Saturday, the Rebels and coach Hugh Freeze will attempt to join exclusive company. More»
samuel-barrett article September 14, 2016

New-Look Buckeyes As Potent As Ever

Despite the fact that it lost 16 starters and has played only Bowling Green and Tulsa, Ohio State has already moved from No. 6 to No. 3 in the AP poll. With a huge game at Oklahoma, the Buckeyes are ready to show that the hype is justified. More»

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