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article September 30, 2016

College Football Pick 'Em: Week 5

The first half of the college football season has offered a wealth of enticing matchups, and that continues with a Week 5 slate that has three top-10 games: Stanford-Washington on Friday and Wisconsin-Michigan and Louisville-Clemson on Saturday. More»
jackson-watson article September 29, 2016

Jackson-Watson Is Ultimate QB Duel

Saturday's Clemson-Louisville game always had a chance to be big, but nobody could have seen the 4-0 Tigers being an underdog. At the center of the showdown? Deshaun Watson attempting to reclaim the title of college football's best QB from Lamar Jackson. More»
GettyImages-610794906 article September 28, 2016

Speight Must Pass Tough Badgers Test

Jim Harbaugh has earned the benefit of the doubt when it comes to developing QBs, and thus uncertainty at the position did not prevent high preseason expectations for Michigan. Heading into Saturday's showdown with Wisconsin, is Wilton Speight ready? More»
GettyImages-499101832 article September 27, 2016

Miles' Career Deserves Appreciation

Les Miles has been under intense scrutiny for years, and when combined with his unique personality and occasional good fortune on the field, a simple fact about his time at LSU can be forgotten: He was one of the greatest coaches in recent college football history. More»
dobbs-professor-2 article September 26, 2016

Dobbs Key To Vols Sustaining Success

The last Saturday of September featured plenty of college football drama, headlined by Joshua Dobbs leading Tennessee's monumental comeback against Florida, the start of the coaching carousel and much more. More»
miles article September 25, 2016

LSU Fires Miles After Loss To Auburn

Les Miles may have saved his job last November, but 10 months later, LSU decided to fire him following Saturday's 18-13 loss at Auburn. The move creates a vacancy for one of the most coveted head coaching jobs in college football. More»
week4takeaways article September 25, 2016

CFB Saturday Takeaways: Week 4

Another week of college football is in the books, and a Saturday dominated by blowouts early turned into yet another eventful slate of games, including a high-pressure win for Tennessee's Butch Jones and a high-pressure loss for LSU's Les Miles. More»
GettyImages-610213850 article September 25, 2016

Late Stanford TDs Beat UCLA Again

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»

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