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Tennessee Volunteers Answer

By William Earl Hampton It took 11 years and seven attempts, but Tennessee finally got a win in the Georgia Dome, when it defeated North Carolina State in the Chick-fil-A Kickoff.  The Volunteers took control early, with a 22 point in the first quarter, something they had not done in over a decade.  On offense, the Vols were led by [ . . read more . . ]

ESPN College Gameday to be in Knoxville

By William Earl Hampton This Saturday, the Tennessee and Florida game takes center stage as ESPN’s College Football GameDay will travel to Knoxville.  Both teams will enter the game undefeated and ranked in the Top-25.  This will be the seventh time that GameDay has broadcast from the Florida-Tennessee game, the second most of any [ . . read more . . ]

ULM looks a lot scarier from here

It doesn’t matter if Auburn wins its next 10 regular season games, the Tigers 0-2 record ranks 2012 in the Top-10 worst starts in Auburn football history. Since football came to the Plains in 1902, Auburn has gone 0-2, or worse, only eight times. But forget about the dismal start; Auburn has a chance to put a strike in the win column [ . . read more . . ]

What I’m Watching this Weekend

Purdue at Notre Dame  The Irish won big last week over Navy, while Purdue blasted Eastern Kentucky. This will be a great game to see where both teams really stand. Purdue has 15 returning starters back and with leadership at position could surprise this season. The Irish have beaten the Boilermakers four times in a row, but this could [ . . read more . . ]

Iowas Seeks CyHawk Trophy and Revenge

Football is back at Kinnick Stadium this weekend as the Iowa Hawkeyes host their interstate rival, the Iowa State Cyclones in a battle for the Iowa Corn Cy-Hawk trophy.  Iowa leads the all-time series with the State 39-20, but last season, the Cyclones bested the Hawks 44-41 in Ames. To recap last week’s games for the two teams, Iowa [ . . read more . . ]

Tiger Faithful Ready To Celebrate in Home Opener

It was the type of response Tiger nation was dying to see.  A response that was going to go a long way from removing the sour taste that the end of the 2011 season left,  and instilling confidence that this year’s Clemson team might just be able to replicate some of the success it attained during its ACC Championship run a year ago. [ . . read more . . ]

Real Tigers Wear Orange and Blue

For 245 days we have waited. For 5,880 hours we have watched videos, read articles, squeezed commitments out of recruits and anticipated this very day. On September 1, college football is back. Granted, games started Thursday, but let’s be honest, the only season that truly matters to an Auburn fan is Auburn’s. But what kind of [ . . read more . . ]

Clemson to take on Tigers in Georgia Dome opener

Clemson fans will finally get to see first-hand what this year’s squad has to offer when the Tigers kick off their season Saturday night against Auburn in the Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game.  After the offseason speculation, scrimmages and practice reports, the time for predictions and guessing is finally over.   There are plenty of [ . . read more . . ]

PAC – 12 – A fan’s predictions

Big 12 South University of Southern California (USC) Quarterback Matt Barkley returned for his senior season for the opportunity to lead the Trojans to the National Championship!   With four returning linemen and three NFL caliber receivers, and the addition of Penn State transfer Running Back Silas Redd, this could be the best [ . . read more . . ]

The Big XII Conference – A fan’s predictions

Oklahoma. The Sooners are flat out loaded, and a true National Championship contender that we may see in Miami!   To get there, two things must happen. First, they must win the Red River rivalry with Texas. That won’t be easy, but a win in Dallas could vault them to an undefeated season and a shot to play for the National [ . . read more . . ]