SEC Week 7 Recap

It was a busy and exciting week for SEC football. I know it’s hard to keep up with how all of the teams did – I’d be lying if I said I sat down and watched every single game – but I’ll try and give a brief synopsis of each team’s performance from the previous…

The Big 12’s Three-Team Race

Coming into what was seen as sort of a rebuilding year for the Big 12 conference, the two teams expected to be atop the table as the season winded down were Oklahoma and Oklahoma State. Many argued that the two schools would meet up in the return of the Big 12 Championship Game, and that…

Can Cal Stop the Khalil Tate Show? A Week 8 PAC-12 Preview

With seven weeks in the book for college football, things are starting to get interesting in the PAC-12. No one has an undefeated conference record after both Washington and Washington State fell last week. After slow starts to the season, Stanford and Arizona now have two of the best rushing offenses in the country and…

Can Michigan Matchup with Penn State? Week 8 Preview

This past week in college football was a wild one and while no Big Ten teams were a part of the fun, they had implications for several teams in the Big Ten. Wisconsin survived a tough game against a pesky Boilermaker team. Ohio State trounced Nebraska while Michigan needed OT to beat IU. Michigan State…

Top Heisman Candidates Week 8

We’re now eight weeks into the season and the Heisman frontrunners have distanced themselves from the rest of the pack. In a year that was supposed to be full of high-end quarterback play, it’s actually the running backs that have impressed the most. A couple backs look like they’re the top candidates and catching up…

Key Defensive Names from the MAC to Keep an Eye On

In seasons past the MAC has produced some very quality defensive NFL standouts including Jason Taylor from Akron, James Harrison from Kent State and Khalil Mack from Buffalo. This season it seems as though the MAC has been defense heavy so here I highlight three defensive names you might need to get used to hearing…

AAC Spotlight Matchup: Memphis at Houston

Another week of American Conference action give us yet another premier AAC matchup. Last week it was Memphis and Navy, this week it is Memphis and Houston. After Memphis got the victory last week against Navy in front of a home crowd they find themselves deservedly ranked at 25th. Houston however got manhandled by Tulsa…

FBS Independents Week 7 Thoughts

This week, the best and the worst Independent teams are both taking a break. Notre Dame will head into its bye week sitting pretty at 5-1, as they await their matchup with USC next week. UMass will sit down for its second straight bye week, as their game against USF is cancelled (which is something…

3 Under-the-Radar SEC Stars

We’re now through six weeks of the SEC season, so I figured it was time to give a shout out to some of the more low-key stars in the SEC this season. I’m obviously not going to discuss big-name guys like Jalen Hurts and Nick Chubb who you hear about on a weekly basis. No,…

How UMass Should’ve Spent Their Back-To-Back Bye Weeks

UMass enjoyed their scheduled bye week last week, and this week, will enjoy another one, as their game against #18 USF has been cancelled due to Hurricane Irma-related scheduling conflicts. There’s a chance UMass will play FIU in a separate game later in the year, but that depends on whether FIU plays in their conference…