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After the weekend, four for No. 4

THE COLLEGE FOOTBALL PLAYOFF POLL will look vastly different tonight, when the new poll is released.   A stunning loss by Auburn, and losses by Kansas State and Michigan State all but eliminated those teams from the playoff party.   Among the Power 5, only Florida State, a 34-20 winner over Virginia, and Mississippi State who beat [ . . read more . . ]

Who Sold Out — School Sales of Bowl Tickets

COMMODORES AND MIDSHIPMEN CONQUER ALLOTMENTS According to Cornhusker fans, Nebraska has one of the most loyal and best traveling fan bases.  Fans of Big Red might be surprised to find out that for each of the last three years Vanderbilt, a school with fewer than 12,000 students and less football tradition, has sold at least three times [ . . read more . . ]

Wild Crazy Weekend Leaves More Questions

BY MICHAEL LEESE What a weekend it was in the college football world.  If you’re a fan, you had to take a deep exhale after watching all the good football over the weekend. Drama, fantastic finishes, coaching blunders, and phenomenal plays were all on display! The following is a recap of what I saw take place and what I see could [ . . read more . . ]

Rivlary Weekend Highlighted by Iron Bowl

BY MICHAEL LEESE So far this holiday weekend, we’ve seen Fresno State’s BCS dream busted, and UCF’s survive.  There’s been drastic turns in the SEC, Big Ten and Conference USA bowl pictures, and amazing finishes.  With a full line-up of games, today should be even better. No.1 ALABAMA (11-0/7-0) AT No.4 AUBURN [ . . read more . . ]

Updated Bowl Projections November 3, 2013

Here are the latest bowl projections from around the web, followed by our bowl prediction of the week. BCS NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP GAME Alabama vs. Oregon– Mark Schlabach Alabama vs. Oregon – Brad Edwards Alabama vs. Oregon – Jerry Palm Alabama vs. Oregon – Orlando Sentinel   Discover Orange Bowl Florida State vs. [ . . read more . . ]

Updated Bowl Projections – October 21

What a week it was!  Six of the 10 top-ranked teams lost, changing the projected orders of finish in  just about every conference.  Here are this week’s expert picks, followed by some commentary, and our first bowl selection of the year. BCS NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP GAME Alabama vs. Florida State – Mark Schlabach Alabama vs. [ . . read more . . ]

Updated Bowl Projections and Eligibility

Every Monday, we gather bowl projections from the web and publish them in one list.  Starting next week, we’ll also offer a bowl projection of our own, that will be something that we think you haven’t heard of, and it may seem crazy at first.  But we’ll explain how it happens,and why it’s a possibility.  We [ . . read more . . ]

Week 5 ACC/SEC Power Rankings

After seven consecutive national championships, the Southeastern Conference is the standard to which every other conference is compared to in the world of college football.  The Atlantic Coast Conference may have to deal with those comparisons more so than any other conference in the country due to several of its members being in close [ . . read more . . ]