WEEK 1—-Are you ready for some football?

The wait is finally over.   Kickoff to the 2017 college football season will ramp up this weekend.   We have a gigantic matchup in primetime Saturday night, as #1 Alabama will meet #3 Florida State.    Two other top 25 battles will occur.   #21 Virginia Tech will battle #22 West Virginia in Washington D.C.   #11 Michigan [ . . read more . . ]

2017 SEC PREVIEW

The SEC should once again be one of, if not the most dominant conference in college football. The conference that has produced eight out of the last eleven national champions will once again be the home to incredible football this fall. The SEC features some of the nation’s most talented running backs, offensive lines, defensive units, [ . . read more . . ]

2017 BIG TEN PREVIEW

This should be an outstanding conference this season.   The Big Ten features some of the top running backs in the country.   Six running backs return who topped the 1,000 yard mark last fall.   Penn State’s Saquon Barkley, gets my vote as the top back in the nation!   I also believe Barkley is a frontrunner for the Heisman [ . . read more . . ]

2017 ACC PREVIEW

Last season I told you that the ACC was the top conference in the FBS.   Looking back, I was right as the ACC sent eleven teams to bowl games.   An 8-3 mark in the bowl games, and a national championship proved my point.   This year, I expect a much different result.   The loss of several quarterbacks who left early for the NFL [ . . read more . . ]

2017 BIG 12 PREVIEW

Since the NCAA adopted the new college football playoff (CFP) in 2014, only one BIG 12 team has been involved in the four team playoff.    This year, as many as three teams have a distinct chance to crack the top four.   Oklahoma, Oklahoma State and Texas should finish with double-digit wins, forcing a big debate for the [ . . read more . . ]

2017 INDEPENDENT PREVIEW

There are only four teams currently playing without a conference affiliation, but three of them should finish in the top 25!   Notre Dame, BYU and Army should play a major role in the upcoming season.   The Irish and the Cougars, both have a shot to crash the BCS party at season’s end.    The Cadets are also poised to [ . . read more . . ]

Big Ten Bowl Projections 2017-18

Where will your favorite Big Ten team be spending the best week of the year? We’ve reviewed four of our favorite publications and their bowl projections, organized by school, follow. After the projections, we’ll offer some quick analysis Illinois Athlon Sports – Home for the Holidays Sporting News – Home for the Holidays [ . . read more . . ]

Pac-12 Bowl Projections 2017-18

Where will your favorite PAC-12 team be spending the best week of the year?  We’ve reviewed four of our favorite publications and their bowl projections, organized by school, follow.  After the projections, we’ll offer some analysis. Arizona Athlon Sports –Home for the Holidays Sporting News – Home for the [ . . read more . . ]

SEC Bowl Projections 2017-18

Where will you be spending the best week of the year?  We surveyed four of our favorite college football magazines and are sharing their projections. Afterward, we’ll have some analysis for the 2017-18 SEC college bowl season projections. Alabama Athlon Sports – Sugar Bowl vs. Washington (College Football Playoff) [ . . read more . . ]