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Latest Bowl Projections – November 30, 2015

With the regular season over for most teams, and just a handful of games this weekend, the bowl picture should have become much more clear.  But last minute scores and dominating performances may have scored style points and the four experts we’ve been following have only four games that they are in agreement on and only 20 of 80 teams are picked in a specific game by all four.  Here are the expert’s [ . . read more . . ]

How to digest this weekend’s games. Previews and picks.

It is rivalry week when many of the top traditional rivalry games are played.   The Civil War (Oregon vs. Oregon State), Bedlam (Oklahoma vs. Oklahoma State) the Iron Bowl (Alabama vs. Auburn) and of course  Michigan vs. Ohio State, and several others.  But more than just rivalries are going to be settled.  Can you remember when there are so many compelling games going into the final true weekend of the college [ . . read more . . ]

These teams are already in a playoff

This weekend, the stakes are huge.   While are about 10 teams vying for an appearance in the College Football Playoff and a chance to become National Champions, several other teams will be playing a one-game playoff in an effort to become bowl eligible.   Here’s a review by conference of which Power 5 teams are playing their own playoff games, as they seek a sixth win and become bowl eligible, as well as look [ . . read more . . ]

Updated Bowl Projections – November 2, 2015

Every Monday we publish bowl projections from several college football experts and offer a little analysis of the expert projections. We’ll also provide a bowl projection that may seem crazy at first, but we’ll provide the rationale behind it. I CAN’T SEE CLEARLY NOW – Following a crazy week, last weekend was supposed to clear things up in the drive to the College Football Playoff and [ . . read more . . ]

Week 12 focus—-The state of Oklahoma

A LOOK BACK AT WEEK 11 Nothing changed at the top of the playoff standings as Clemson, Alabama, Ohio State, and Notre Dame all cruised to victory.   The rest of the top ten featured four stunning upsets.    I was in Palo Alto to watch the Oregon Ducks stun Stanford 38-36,  an outcome I had predicted here on my blog.    I was surprised at how easily Oklahoma dismantled Baylor on Saturday.    Quarterback [ . . read more . . ]

Updated bowl projections from across the web

Every Monday we publish bowl projections from several college football experts and offer a little analysis of the expert projections. We’ll also provide a bowl projection that may seem crazy at first, but we’ll provide the rationale behind it. BLACK SATURDAY – It’s not two days after Thanksgiving, it is this Saturday, when there are more than 10 games that will have a huge impact on the college [ . . read more . . ]

Gameday at A&M – Step 2 of a Texas Two-Stepf

Step 2 – I woke up early Friday morning in Ft. Worth Texas after watching the TCU Horned Frogs dismantle West Virginia the night before.  My plan was to make the trip quick, about three hours down to College Station by early afternoon.  But it started to rain, and it was looking rather ominous to the south.  Shortly thereafter, mother nature unleashed her fury.  Rain and wind pelted the car, and it seemed I [ . . read more . . ]

What to watch this weekend – Big challenges and tough match-ups for playoff contenders

For the fourth week in a row, we saw an unbelievable finish to a game that will have a major impact on how the bowl season will play out.  Saturday left a bitter taste in the mouths of Ole Miss Rebel fans when Arkansas pulled off an upset win in overtime that left Vaught-Hemingway Stadium in stunned silence thanks to two wild plays.   The Razorbacks kept the game alive in overtime on fourth-and-25 when [ . . read more . . ]

Gameday at TCU – Step 1 of a Texas Two-Step

A picture perfect fall evening greeted me as I drove to Ft. Worth and the campus of Texas Christian University.   The fifth-ranked Horned Frogs were hosting Big 12 foe West Virginia  in a primetime Thursday night tilt.  It was my first time visiting TCU to see a game and the thing that struck me, as I walked through the campus was one word — pristine.    The architecture and the design of the buildings was [ . . read more . . ]

Updated bowl projections – November 9, 2015

Every Monday we publish bowl projections from experts across the web and offer a little analysis of the expert projections.   We’ll also provide a bowl projection that may seem crazy at first, but we’ll provide the rationale behind it. DOES THE COMMITTEE KNOW ANYTHING? – When the initial rankings for the College Football Playoff were released last week, fans questioned how a one-loss Alabama team [ . . read more . . ]
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