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Bowl Projections from around the Web

Every Monday, we publish bowl projections from around the web, followed by analysis and commentary.   First, here are expert projections from around the web. Gildan New Mexico Bowl University Stadium, Albuquerque – Dec. 17, 2 p.m. (ESPN)  Schlabach: Air Force vs. Middle Tennessee McMurphy: Air Force vs. Ole Dominion Palm: New [ . . read more . . ]

The Playoff Starts this week

It’s only week three, but Mississippi, Oklahoma, Notre Dame and USC are all in must-win situations, as a second loss should eliminate these squads from the College Football Playoff.  What’s more, is Ole Miss, USC and Oklahoma are all underdogs on Saturday.   This weekend will also feature several huge games, highlighted by [ . . read more . . ]

Latest Bowl Projections – October 27, 2014

Every Monday, we publish bowl projections from experts across the web, along with include a few notes and observations. We also offer a bowl projection of our own that may seem crazy at first, but we’ll provide the rationale behind it, explain how it can happen.  Hopefully we’ll surprise you not with the pick, but how it falls [ . . read more . . ]

Notre Dame’s BCS Hopes Dashed

BY MICHAEL LEESE James Connor scored on a one-yard run in the fourth quarter to break a 21-21 tie, leading the Pitt Panthers to a stunning 28-21 win over Notre Dame.   Pitt intercepted Notre Dame quarterback Tommy Rees twice in the fourth quarter, once in the end zone, and once on a pass that was returned 45 yards to the five-yard line [ . . 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 . . ]

Bowl Projections – Compiled from the web, November 12, 2012

Every week we gather bowl projections from several sources and post them for your review and comment.  We also make a prediction on one bowl game that may seem unlikely on the surface. We explain how it could happen, and why it is not too far of a stretch. A few weeks ago, I predicted a Rose Bowl matchup of Wisconsin versus Notre Dame [ . . read more . . ]

What to watch for this week in the Atlantic Coast Conference

The Atlantic Division race remains the same.  Florida State still has the inside track to the division championship with Clemson keeping up both in the standings and in the polls.  Miami’s 30-12 home win over Virginia Tech last week moved them a top a wild and crazy Coastal Division where four teams remain in contention for the [ . . 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 . . ]