TUSCALOOSA, AL - OCTOBER 22:  Jalen Hurts #2 of the Alabama Crimson Tide looks to pass against the Texas A&M Aggies at Bryant-Denny Stadium on October 22, 2016 in Tuscaloosa, Alabama.  (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Alabama rolls over Texas A&M in second half, stays unbeaten

Alabama found themselves down in a football game for a change, and they decidedly didn’t care much for the feeling. After TAMU wide receiver Christian Kirk hauled in a Trevor Knight pass to make it 14-13, Aggies, the Crimson Tide went on a 20-point roll that’d not only (obviously) save their season, but one that […]

LINCOLN, NE - OCTOBER 22: Safety Kieron Williams #26 of the Nebraska Cornhuskers celebrates an interception with defensive end Freedom Akinmoladun #91 and defensive lineman Mick Stoltenberg #44 in action against the Purdue Boilermakers at Memorial Stadium on October 22, 2016 in Lincoln, Nebraska. (Photo by Steven Branscombe/Getty Images)

Nebraska smokes out Purdue, sets up de-facto Big Ten West title game vs Wisconsin

Well, we’re likely to know who the Big Ten West representative is by about 10 p.m. this time next week. Nebraska outlasted Purdue (score) after letting the Boilers, who got the “first game interim coach bump” with Gerad Parker getting his first game at the helm, setting up a season-defining tilt with Wisconsin (17-9 winners […]


Oregon may be the rare case of needed hasty coaching change

Anyone who has read this spot for a few years (all 17 of you) knows that this isn’t a hotbed of columns about potential coaching changes. Many folks who write about college football are fairly cavalier about “hot seat” lists and the like, which is fine since people want to read it, but this spot […]

NCAA Football: Notre Dame at Florida State

The 5 Most Disappointing Teams of 2016

Every year, fans start out the season with unbridled enthusiasm for their college football team. Some teams surprise and others end up disappointing their fans. This list highlights the teams that have not lived up to their preseason expectations and whose fans have been delivering surrender cobra’s throughout social media during the 2016 season…. #5 […]


5 Most Intriguing Landing Spots for Chip Kelly

Chip Kelly was wildly successful as a college football head coach. At Oregon, he went 46-7 including a 33-3 record in the Pac-12 Conference. The NFL has been a different story. In Philadelphia, he went 26-21 including a 6-9 third season that led to his departure. In San Francisco, he’s been unable to get his […]

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)

The 5 Most Surprising Teams of 2016

The college football season is a roller coaster. Every team has its ups and its downs. These five teams have delivered beyond their preseason expectations, making them the five most surprising teams so far in the 2016 college football season…. #5 Western Michigan Broncos (7-0) We thought the Broncos would be good this season as […]

IOWA CITY, IOWA- SEPTEMBER 17:  Running back Lance Dunn #10 of the North Dakota State Bison runs down the field in the third quarter against the Iowa Hawkeyes  on September 17, 2016 at Kinnick Stadium in Iowa City, Iowa.  (Photo by Matthew Holst/Getty Images)

FCS Top 10 Poll After Week 7

Week 7 produced a number of upsets, with two teams in the top 10 suffering their first loss of the year. Did these contests have an impact our FCS Top 10 poll? Be sure to check below for our latest installment. Rank Team Points 1 North Dakota State (2) 36 2 Eastern Washington (1) 34 […]

PHOENIX, AZ - JANUARY 09:  The College Football National Championship trophy sits on display during Media Day for the College Football Playoff National Championship at Phoenix Convention Center on January 9, 2016 in Phoenix, Arizona.  (Photo by Jennifer Stewart/Getty Images)

TSS Power 16 Poll After Week 7

Week 7 was a very exciting one for college football, producing a number of nail-biters as well as a few upsets. Would these results have any impact on our TSS Power 16 Poll? Be sure to check out the latest installment below: Rank Team Points 1 Alabama (4) 79 2 Ohio State 73 3 Washington […]

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)

ACC Power Rankings after week 7

Ordinarily, I’d open up the week with a “5 Things We Learned About ACC Football” piece to discuss what transpired on the gridiron over the weekend. However, last week’s results showed that the league is one of the deepest in college football. Unlike some other conferences, there’s no such thing as an off week in […]


Week 7 CFP Implications: Extreme Separation at the Top

No, the title of this post is not just referring to Alabama. Most analysts and pundits right now think that Alabama is head and shoulders above everyone else in college football right now. And, that very well may be true. But, the top spot usually finds ways to work itself out. Even if Alabama runs […]

BATON ROUGE, LA - SEPTEMBER 10: Danny Etling #16 of the LSU Tigers drops back to pass during the first half of a game against the Jacksonville State Gamecocks at Tiger Stadium on September 10, 2016 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.  (Photo by Jonathan Bachman/Getty Images)

The Five Most Overrated Teams in the AP Top 25

The Top 25 is always a great source for discussion. Teams in the Top 25 can be overrated or underrated based on many things. Sometimes, voters base too much on what happened during the last week or on the teams record without really digging into their schedule. Here’s a look at the five teams that […]

DENVER, CO - SEPTEMBER 2:  Quarterback Sefo Liufau #13 of the Colorado Buffaloes runs the offense against the Colorado State Rams during a game at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on September 2, 2016 in Denver, Colorado.  (Photo by Dustin Bradford/Getty Images)

Pac 12 Football: 5 Lessons Learned from Week 7

With only five games on the Pac-12 slate this past weekend, the conference is doing this weekly column no favors in forcing it to extract broad sweeping ideas from a small sample size. Oh well, on with the show. 1. Sam Darnold looks like the real deal Darnold didn’t start until the fourth game of […]