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Atlantic Coast Conference – A fan’s predictions

Atlantic Division 1)      Florida State Seminoles Reasons To Be Excited: 17 returning starters from a year ago, including 9 on a defensive unit that ranked fourth nationally in scoring defense in 2011.  The defensive line is as good as any in the country and will be exceptional against the run (allowed only 83 rushing yards a game [ . . read more . . ]

Wisconsin and Michigan State Not In East Lansing or Madison

Tomorrow morning, I’m heading to Indianapolis for the inaugural Big Ten Championship Game, featuring the Wisconsin Badgers vs. Michigan State Spartans.   The winner of the game will face the Oregon Ducks in the Rose Bowl Game in Pasadena on January 2. There’s a lot of history between Michigan State and Wisconsin.  Since Coach [ . . read more . . ]

Hokies preparing for annual trip to Charlotte

By Christopher Lusk Virginia Tech is matched up against Clemson this weekend. Even the common fan knows that VT has continually had winning seasons, but most wouldn’t realize that in the seven ACC Championship games since the conference expanded for the 2005 season this is the fifth time that Tech has won the Coastal Division. In four [ . . read more . . ]

Hot Dawgs returning to Atlanta

By Whitney Rivers Vaught After a whirlwind season that started with back-to-back losses, followed by 10-straight victories, the Dawgs will be traveling to the Georgia Dome to play against LSU for the title of SEC Champion.  This weekend will be the second straight weekend the Bulldogs will be traveling to Atlanta, and this game holds [ . . read more . . ]

FINAL 2011-12 BOWL PROJECTIONS — November 30

Here are the final bowl projections from several experts on the web. Game   CBSSports.com CollegeFootball News.com ESPN.com Mark Schlabach ESPN.com Brad Edwards BCS National Championship Game LSU vs. Auburn LSU vs. Alabama LSU vs. Alabama LSU vs. Alabama Discover Orange Bowl Virginia Tech vs. West Virginia Clemson vs. West Virginia [ . . read more . . ]

Dawgs occupy Atlanta

By Whitney Rivers Vaught This weekend in the SEC is rivalry week. All the football loving, Southern states below the Mason Dixon line will be divided. Neighbors in Alabama will no longer be cordial as they don their Auburn or Alabama apparel, and most importantly Georgia will be divided between engineers and the finest fans in the land. [ . . read more . . ]

A Black Friday date with the Blackshirts

By John J. Thompson This Friday, the Hawkeyes travel to Lincoln to take on the Nebraska Cornhuskers in the first playing of the Heroes Game.    If Iowa can pull off the upset victory in Lincoln on Black Friday, and get a little help from the Ohio State Buckeyes, the Hawkeyes will finish in second place in the Big Ten Legends Division. [ . . read more . . ]

Updated Bowl Projections — November 21, 2011

Here are this week’s bowl projections from several leading college football websites.  Normally, things get more clear as the season unfolds.  With the number of upsets that have occurred this year, selections are becoming less clear as the season goes on. Game   CBSSports.com CollegeFootball News.com ESPN.com Mark Schlabach [ . . read more . . ]

SEC 1,2,3 Do Re Mi, it may be VT

He clearly had too much to drink. What I was telling him must have sounded like gibberish. But after this weekend, the crazy talk that I was saying just might come to pass. I was cocktailing in Fayetteville, Arkansas talking to a Razorbacks fan who wanted to know if the Hogs could make it to the SEC Championship Game.  I told him that [ . . read more . . ]