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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 . . ]

Ranking the SEC bowl games

Bowl season officially kicks off this weekend as college football looks to provide its final act of the 2012-2013 season through a collection of 35 bowl games.  Alabama will be looking to stretch the SEC’s run of consecutive national championships to seven when they take on top ranked Notre Dame in the Discover BCS National [ . . read more . . ]

Outstanding Games – – What to watch this weekend

Purdue 3-5 at Iowa 4-5    The Big 10 has eight spots to fill in the post season.   As of this writing, only four teams have become bowl eligible.   At 3-5, Purdue will need to run the table to get to the required 6-6.   The Boilers have struggled, losing the last five contests due to a porous defense that has allowed 38 [ . . read more . . ]

Calling Baton Rouge – A weekend at LSU

When it came to Saturday’s game against Alabama, some LSU were thinking revenge. Revenge for last season’s loss to Alabama in the BCS National Championship Game. Revenge for Alabama being coached by Nick Saban who had previously been the coach at LSU. Even if fans weren’t seeking revenge, a common feeling was that last [ . . read more . . ]

What I’m Watching This Weekend

No. 17 Stanford at No. 7 Notre Dame   I’d like to know how many people actually thought the Irish would enter this game at 5-0. I didn’t and I will officially be joining the Irish band wagon if they get the win this week over a 4-1 Stanford club. The Irish appear to have settled on Quarterback Everett Golson to direct the [ . . read more . . ]

Big Games and an Unranked Big 10

No ranked teams in the Big 10 Following Saturday’s action, it is possible that the Big 10 could have only one team rated in the Top 25.  If Penn State wins at home against Northwestern, and Ohio State beats Nebraska, it is possible that only Ohio State will be ranked.   Even more shocking is the possibility that because the [ . . read more . . ]

Top 5 moments: Auburn vs LSU

For the 46th time, Auburn will face No. 2 Louisiana State Saturday, with the Bengal Tigers clinging to a 24-20-1 series advantage. The Tigers from Alabama shut out LSU 28-0 in the 1901 series opener in Baton Rouge, La. The winning team held its opponent scoreless 11 out of the first 13 games. The 1935 LSU victory (6-0) marks the last [ . . 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 . . ]