Bigger games this Saturday

There are several great games this Saturday.  No matter which conference you follow, there are must-see games. Early Michigan at Michigan State  – Outstanding rivalry.  Check out our blog post on this game. Baylor at Texas A&M – For bragging rights, and position in the Big XII race.  RG3 could elevate his Heismann [ . . read more . . ]

A new favorite in the SEC East

By Whitney Rivers Vaught While the weather is beginning to cool, the SEC East Division race is starting to heat up.  Georgia and defending division    champion South Carolina are tied for first in the race and Florida is just a game behind.  The favorite to win the race may have changed when South Carolina’s starting quarterback, [ . . read more . . ]

Big A$$ Weekend in Iowa City

     By John J. Thompson Having trouble waking up at 6 a.m. to tailgate for Hawkeye games?  That won’t be a problem this Saturday as kickoff is scheduled for 6 p.m. for the game against the Northwestern Wildcats.  Fans are looking forward to the chance to tailgate in the afternoon rather than waking up early in the morning before [ . . read more . . ]

The maturation of a quarterback

 By Christopher Lusk The pressure of a being the starting quarterback is immense at any school. It’s even tougher when following in the footsteps of the ACC Player of the Year and winningest quarterback in school history. That is what Virginia Tech sophomore quarterback Logan Thomas faced when replacing Tyrod Taylor, who is now [ . . read more . . ]

Early Bowl Projections

Here are the bowl projections from three popular college football fan websites.  The three experts agree on nine of 10 BCS teams, the only question that remains is which team Oklahoma State will play in the Fiesta Bowl.  There is plenty of football left to be played and these projections will change every week.  But it’s not too [ . . read more . . ]

Who will win the race to bowl eligibility

There are several undefeated college football teams remaining this season, but only a handful of college football teams have the chance to earn their sixth victory this Saturday and become bowl eligible.  Alabama, LSU, Clemson, Illinois, Georgia Tech, Michigan and Houston all can become bowl eligible with a victory Saturday. Georgia [ . . read more . . ]

Georgia fans sacrifice to follow the Dawgs

  By Whitney Rivers Vaught During the school week, my life consists of two things:  I work to avoid being broke and I study for school to avoid failing.  However, once Saturday rolls around, my life consists of one thing and one thing only:  Georgia Football. It does not matter if the Dawgs are playing between the hedges or on the [ . . read more . . ]

Hawkeye offense sports new looks for old look Penn State

By John Thompson This Saturday, the 3-1 Iowa Hawkeyes come off of a bye week and travel to the Happy Valley to kick off Big Ten play against the 4-1 Penn State Nittany Lions. Head Coach Kirk Ferentz owns a 6-2 all-time record against Penn State and legendary head coach Joe Paterno.  With a new look offense led by one of the top [ . . read more . . ]

At Iowa, not all the athletes have a bye this weekend

Members of The University of Iowa Hawkeye football team may have the weekend to rest, but that does not necessarily apply to other Hawkeye athletes.  The University of Iowa has 44 club sport teams for students that allow students to continue participating in the activities they love. Many of athletes on those teams are not on a bye [ . . read more . . ]