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ATLANTA, GA - DECEMBER 31:  Head Coach Nick Saban celebrates after winning 24 to 7 against the Washington Huskies during the 2016 Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl at the Georgia Dome on December 31, 2016 in Atlanta, Georgia.  (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Despite loss, the Alabama Crimson Tide had an outstanding season

Even though the Alabama Crimson Tide didn’t win the national championship, the team still had an outstanding season. It also has a very bright future ahead of it. Please note that I’m not suggesting that this loss won’t sting throughout the offseason. It certainly will. The Tide took a 14-point lead in the second quarter, […]

ORLANDO, FL - DECEMBER 31: LSU Tigers defensive end Arden Key (49) sacks University of Louisville Cardinals quarterback Lamar Jackson (8) in the end zone for safety during the first half of the Citrus Bowl game between the Louisville Cardinals and the LSU Tigers on December 31, 2016, at Camping World Stadium in Orlando, FL. (Photo by Roy K. Miller/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images).

LSU destroys Louisville 29-9, finishes 2016 on a positive note

The LSU Tigers destroyed Louisville 29-9 to finish the 2016 campaign on a high note. Make no mistake about it: this was a huge victory for Ed Orgeron’s team. Led by Heisman Trophy winner Lamar Jackson, the Louisville offense came into the game as one of the most explosive units in the country, ranking fourth […]

ATLANTA, GA - DECEMBER 03:  Jordan Scarlett #25 of the Florida Gators is tackled by Ryan Anderson #22, and Dalvin Tomlinson #54 of the Alabama Crimson Tide in the third quarter during the SEC Championship game at the Georgia Dome on December 3, 2016 in Atlanta, Georgia.  (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Everything to watch from Alabama, Washington, Ohio St., Clemson in College Football Playoff

What are the various things to look out for during Saturday’s College Football Playoff games? After four months of preseason excitement, conference clashes and rivalry games, the 2016 season essentially comes down to the College Football Playoff. The Washington Huskies will square off against the Alabama Crimson Tide in the first semifinal at 3 p.m. ET Saturday, […]

BOULDER, CO - November 26: Colorado Buffaloes linebacker Kenneth Olugbode #31 picks up a fumble and scores a touchdown against Utah Utes defensive end Kylie Fitts #11 in the fourth quarter at Folsom Field November 26, 2016. Buffs won 27-22. (Photo by Andy Cross/The Denver Post)

Colorado Buffaloes defeat Utah, capture Pac-12 South championship

The Colorado Buffaloes defeated Utah 27-22 to win the Pac-12 South championship. And, judging by how it played on Saturday night, don’t be surprised if Colorado hoists the Pac-12 championship trophy next weekend. That’s not to say that the Buffaloes were perfect. They definitely were not. The Colorado special teams allowed two long kick returns, […]

HOUSTON, TX - NOVEMBER 17: Quarterback Lamar Jackson #8 of the Louisville Cardinals is sacked by linebacker Steven Taylor #41 of the Houston Cougars in the second quarter at TDECU Stadium on November 17, 2016 in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Thomas B. Shea/Getty Images)

Houston Cougars Throttle Louisville, prove they can beat anyone

The Houston Cougars throttled Louisville 36-10, proving that they can beat any team in the country. Make no mistake about it: this is an impressive victory for Tom Herman’s squad. Louisville has been one of the most dominant teams in the country this fall, ranking in the top 10 in both total offense (1st) and […]

SEATTLE, WA - NOVEMBER 12: Washington tailback Myles Gaskin (9) finds a crease in the USC defense during an NCAA football game between the USC Trojans and the Washington Huskies at Husky Stadium on November 12, 2016 in Seattle, Washington. (Photo by Christopher Mast/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images)

USC Trojans whip Washington, keep Pac-12 title hopes alive

The USC Trojans whipped Washington 26-13, keeping their hopes of a Pac-12 title alive. Make no mistake about it: this was a huge win for Clay Helton’s squad. After all, Washington entered this game ranked fourth in the latest College Football Playoff standings. It was also one of the most complete teams in the country, […]

CLEMSON, SC - NOVEMBER 12: Chris Blewitt #12 of the Pittsburgh Panthers reacts with teammates after kicking the game-winning field goal against the Clemson Tigers at Memorial Stadium on November 12, 2016 in Clemson, South Carolina. (Photo by Tyler Smith/Getty Images)

Pittsburgh Panthers upset Clemson 43-42

The Pittsburgh Panthers upset Clemson 43-42, giving Pat Narduzzi a signature win to build his program around. Make no mistake about: this upset came as quite a surprise. After losing to Miami 51-28, Pittsburgh was mathematically eliminated from the Coastal division race. With nothing other than pride to play for, one had to wonder what […]

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Alabama Crimson Tide beat LSU, strengthen grip on the No. 1 spot

The Alabama Crimson Tide defeated LSU 10-0 to strengthen their grip on the No. 1 ranking, and move one step closer to another SEC title. That’s not to say that Nick Saban’s squad was perfect. It wasn’t. The offense couldn’t seem to get anything going in the first half, totaling only 116 yards, while failing […]

STARKVILLE, MS - NOVEMBER 5:  Quarterback Nick Fitzgerald #7 of the Mississippi State Bulldogs carries the ball during the first half of an NCAA college football game against the Texas A&M Aggies at Davis Wade Stadium on November 5, 2016 in Starkville, Mississippi. (Photo by Butch Dill/Getty Images)

Mississippi State Bulldogs upset Texas A&M, keep bowl hopes alive.

The Mississippi State Bulldogs upset the Texas A&M Aggies 35-28, keeping their hopes of a bowl game alive. Make no mistake about it: this was a huge victory for Dan Mullen’s young team. After all, the Dawgs are in the midst of a tough season. MSU started the year with a loss to South Alabama, […]

EUGENE, OR - OCTOBER 08:  Quarterback Jake Browning #3 of the Washington Huskies is congratulated by teammates after scoring a touchdown in the first quarter against the Oregon Ducks on October 8, 2016 at Autzen Stadium in Eugene, Oregon. The Huskies defeated the Ducks 70-21.  (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Washington Huskies defeat Utah, prove they’re a CFP Contender

The Washington Huskies defeated the Utah Utes 31-24, proving that they’re a legitimate contender to win the College Football Playoff. Make no mistake about it: this was an impressive win for Chris Petersen and the Huskies. Utah came into this contest ranked 17th in the country and tied for first place in the Pac-12 South. […]

at Neyland Stadium on October 15, 2016 in Knoxville, Tennessee.

Alabama Crimson Tide throttles Tennessee, strengthens grip on No. 1 ranking

The Alabama Crimson Tide throttled Tennessee 49-10, strengthening their grip on the No. 1 spot in the polls. At the risk of stating the obvious, this was an awesome performance for the Crimson Tide. The defense dominated this contest from the opening whistle, never allowing Tennessee to get in any sort of rhythm offensively. Even […]

CLEMSON, SC - OCTOBER 01:  Jordan Leggett #16 of the Clemson Tigers reacts after his fourth quarter go-ahead touchdown against the Louisville Cardinals at Memorial Stadium on October 1, 2016 in Clemson, South Carolina. The Clemson Tigers defeated the Louisville Cardinals 42-36.  (Photo by Tyler Smith/Getty Images)

Clemson Tigers defeat Louisville, take commanding lead in ACC race

The Clemson Tigers defeated Louisville 42-36 to take a commanding lead in the ACC Atlantic race. The victory also moves the Tigers one step closer to a return visit to the conference championship game and a potential berth in the College Football Playoff. Although it’s only October 1, that last sentence is a very accurate […]

KNOXVILLE, TN - OCTOBER 25:  Joshua Dobbs #11 of the Tennessee Volunteers against the Alabama Crimson Tide at Neyland Stadium on October 25, 2014 in Knoxville, Tennessee.  (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Tennessee Volunteers rally to beat Georgia, seize control of SEC East

Once again, the Tennessee Volunteers rallied to win in the fourth quarter. This time, they seized control over the SEC East, and proved that they’re a contender to win the national championship. Let’s be honest: it looked like the Vols were going to lose this contest. After all, Georgia had the ball up three points […]

ARLINGTON, TX - SEPTEMBER 24:  The Texas A&M Aggies defense on the goal line against the Arkansas Razorbacks in the third quarter at AT&T Stadium on September 24, 2016 in Arlington, Texas.  (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Texas A&M Aggies defeat Arkansas, prove they’re a top 10 team

With their victory over Arkansas on Saturday night, the Texas A&M Aggies proved that they’re a top 10 team. That’s not to say that the Aggies were perfect. They weren’t. The passing game got off to a slow start, completing just four of 11 attempts in the first half. The defense also struggled for most […]

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