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article October 7, 2015

Bowl Projections: On The Bubble

For many major college football teams, the first month of the season is a time to rack up relatively easy wins to make a bowl bid easier to attain. Others have dug themselves a much more concerning hole. So who's on the bowl bubble already? More»
mylesjack_draft article October 6, 2015

Myles Jack Makes the Smart Move

Two weeks after suffering a season-ending knee injury, UCLA linebacker Myles Jack announced that he'll withdraw from school and enter the NFL draft. Despite coach Jim Mora's skepticism, it's clearly the best move for Jack. More»
florida_olemiss_professor article October 5, 2015

Florida Football Is Back

Florida's blowout win over Ole Miss on Saturday was one of the best kinds of wins: a dominant performance that signaled the return of a national power to relevance. While the Gators still have room for improvement, they've taken a huge step forward. More»
cfbtakeawaysweek5 article October 4, 2015

Stage Is Set For Wild Races

The 2015 college football season refuses to take a breath. The last several weeks have brought relentless chaos, making polls nearly impossible to accurately assemble as our expectations continue to get challenged. More»
arizonastate_ucla article October 4, 2015

Arizona State Takes Down UCLA

One week after Arizona State got blown out by USC at home, and one week after UCLA blew out Arizona on the road, the unexpected happened in the Rose Bowl: Arizona State recovered by beating No. 7 UCLA 38-23 on Saturday night. More»
bama_uga article October 3, 2015

Alabama Flattens Georgia Again

Two weeks after losing to Ole Miss, No. 13 Alabama again dominated Georgia in Athens, blowing out the No. 8 Bulldogs 38-10 on a rainy afternoon. The Crimson Tide dominated Georgia in every phrase of the game in an impressive blowout win. More»
tcu-texas article October 3, 2015

Texas Embarrassed By TCU

Texas' disastrous season continues, as the Longhorns lost 50-7 at No. 4 TCU, with the game over by the end of the first quarter. Making things worse was the apparent Twitter activity of cornerback Kris Boyd at halftime. More»
louisville_hoops article October 2, 2015

NCAA Investigating Louisville

Both Louisville and the NCAA are investigating claims made by a new book that a former staff member paid an escort service to provide sex to recruits while on visits to the university. More»
cfbpickem5 article October 2, 2015

College Football Pick 'Em: Week 5

College football rings in October with a loaded slate, with Notre Dame-Clemson and Georgia-Alabama two of five games between ranked teams. While bad weather could be a problem in many games, the week is stacked with big games. More»
cincinnati_miami article October 2, 2015

Miami's Mediocrity Continues

In a season in which coach Al Golden is widely thought to be on the hot seat, Miami lost for the first time, 34-23, at Cincinnati on Thursday to fall to 3-1 entering a tough ACC stretch, with many of the same frustrating trends continuing. More»
bestADs_update article October 1, 2015

Top 25 College Athletic Directors

On the national level, we usually hear about athletic directors only when they do something wrong or have to make a coaching hire. So who are the athletic directors who do the best job in college sports? We run through the top 25. More»
ncaa article September 30, 2015

Mixed Results in O'Bannon Appeal

To continue the ongoing legal mess, the NCAA both won and lost its appeal of last year's ruling in the Ed O'Bannon lawsuit concerning compensation for student-athlete likenesses, setting the stage for much more court-room fighting to come. More»
seanwhite article September 30, 2015

What Went Wrong For Auburn

Auburn entered the season ranked No. 6 in the AP poll and tabbed as a trendy playoff pick. After just four games, it's left outside the top 25, searching for answers as we wait to see if Gus Malzahn's offensive identity can re-emerge against a tough schedule. More»
larrybrown_smu article September 29, 2015

Larry Brown, SMU Punished By NCAA

The NCAA has punished SMU's men's basketball team with a one-year postseason ban, scholarship reductions and a suspension for coach Larry Brown. Brown has successfully revived SMU basketball, but NCAA violations hardly come as a surprise. More»
utah article September 28, 2015

Landmark Utah Win Has Few Parallels

Few results this season are likely to prove to be as stunning as Utah's 62-20 road win over Oregon on Saturday night. While we knew the Utes were talented, it was impossible to see them raising so many doubts about the Ducks going forward. More»
pac12week4 article September 27, 2015

Pac-12 Routs Cap Wild Week 4

Saturday may not have looked particularly compelling on paper before the games started, but college football fans were treated to plenty of suspense and surprises anyway, including three blowout wins by road teams in the Pac-12. More»
callaway article September 26, 2015

Tennessee Collapses At Florida

Florida pulled off a miracle to win its 11th straight game over SEC East rival Tennessee. The Gators erased a 13-point fourth-quarter deficit to win 28-27, with poor fourth-quarter game management and defense dooming the Vols yet again. More»
okstate_texas article September 26, 2015

Texas Loses After Mishandled Punt

For the second week in a row, a horrifying special teams miscue doomed Texas to a loss. This time, a bobbled punt in the final minute set up No. 24 Oklahoma State for a 40-yard field goal to beat the Longhorns 30-27. More»
fournette_syracuse article September 26, 2015

Leonard Fournette Keeps Rolling

Leonard Fournette kept his early Heisman campaign going on Saturday afternoon. While LSU was sloppy in a 34-24 win at Syracuse, Fournette shredded the Orange defense for 244 yards and two touchdowns on 26 carries. More»
michigan-byu article September 26, 2015

Michigan Cruises To Win Over BYU

Michigan finished September looking a lot different than how it looked when it started the month with a loss at Utah. The Wolverines pummeled No. 22 BYU 31-0 on Saturday in Ann Arbor, with all of the scoring coming in the first half. More»

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