TSS Top 50 Countdown: Every Preview From No. 50 to No. 1

The TSS Top 50 Countdown kicked off on June 27, and concluded yesterday with our No. 1 team. Since that’s an awfully long period of time, it’s quite possible that people would have missed a preview or two. With that in mind, here’s the comprehensive list of previews from No. 50 to No. 1. Top […]

Top 25 College Football Countdown: No. 1 Alabama Crimson Tide

Alabama Crimson Tide 2015 Record: 14-1 overall, 7-1 SEC (beat Clemson 45-40 for National Championship) 1 Burning Question: Can Nick Saban win back-to-back National Championships for the second time during his tenure at Alabama? The 2016 season will be a tougher road for Alabama to the National Championship than it was in 2015. Alabama is used to […]

Top 25 College Football Countdown: No. 3 Clemson Tigers

Clemson Tigers 2015 Record: 14-1 overall, 8-0 ACC (lost 45-40 to Alabama in the National Championship game) 1 Burning Question: Will Clemson make it back the College Football Playoff? Clemson had a great season in 2015, capturing the ACC Championship and advancing to the title game against Alabama. Even though the Tigers came up just […]

Top 25 College Football Countdown: No. 4 Ohio State Buckeyes

Ohio State Buckeyes 2015 Record: 12-1 overall (Defeated Notre Dame 44-28 in the Fiesta Bowl) 1 Burning Question: Can “The Land of the Wolves” Get its young talent to “The Edge” of Stardom? How does Urban Meyer’s very young squad respond after a 2015 season full of drama, struggles, and disappointment, despite finishing with just one loss and […]

Top 25 College Football Countdown: No. 5 Michigan Wolverines

Michigan Wolverines 2015 Record: 10-3 overall (Defeated Florida 41-7 in the Citrus Bowl) 1 Burning Question: Is Michigan ready to make the CFB Playoff run everyone seems to be expecting them to? Expectations are are a funny thing. You don’t create them, control them, or determine them, yet you cannot escape them. Coaches and players can […]

Top 25 College Football Countdown: No. 6 Oklahoma Sooners

Oklahoma Sooners 2015 record: 11-2 overall (lost to Clemson 37-17 in College Football Playoff Orange Bowl semifinal) 1 Burning Question: Is Bob Stoops ready to guide Oklahoma back to the top? After the Big 12 was left out of the College Football Playoff fun in the first year of the new postseason format, Oklahoma represented […]

Top 25 College Football Countdown: No. 7 Notre Dame Fighting Irish

Notre Dame Fighting Irish 2015 record: 10-3 overall (lost to Ohio State 44-28 in the Fiesta Bowl) 1 Burning Question: Who starts under center for the Irish? Heading into this season, Notre Dame has two formidable options at quarterback: Malik Zaire and DeShone Kizer. Yet even with its season opener just 20 days away, head […]

Top 25 College Football Countdown: No. 8 Stanford Cardinal

Stanford Cardinal 2015 Record: 12-2 overall, 8-1 Pac-12 (beat Iowa 45-16 in the Rose Bowl) 1 Burning Question: Can David Shaw and Stanford crash the College Football Playoff? Ever since the reigns of the Stanford football program were turned over to David Shaw, the Cardinal have been scary good. In his first season in 2011, Shaw […]

Ranking the 18 Big 12 Expansion Candidates by Gridiron Results

On Friday, ESPN’s Brett McMurphy reported that the Big 12 will interview 17 (now 18) schools as possible expansion candidates. Over at The Comeback, Kevin McGuire ranked the teams from 1 to 18. He also noted that according to McMurphy, it was highly unlikely that the league would expand beyond 12 teams. If – and it’s […]

Top 25 College Football Countdown: No. 9 Washington Huskies

Washington Huskies 2015 record: 7-6 overall, 4-5 Pac-12 (defeated Southern Miss 44-31 in Heart of Dallas Bowl) 1 Burning Question: Can Chris Petersen Live up to the Hype? Washington has been getting major hype from all sorts of media outlets this entire offseason. There is a lot of talent on the team and a lot […]

Top 25 College Football Countdown: No. 10 LSU Tigers

LSU Tigers 2015 Record: 9-3 overall, 5-3 SEC (beat Texas Tech 56-27 in the Texas Bowl) 1 Burning Question: Can LSU get back on top of the SEC West? The LSU Tigers have experienced two dips under Les Miles. The first was the 8-5 season that came directly after 2007’s National Championship. The second was the 8-5 […]

Top 25 College Football Countdown: No. 11 Oklahoma State Cowboys

Oklahoma State Cowboys 2015 record: 10-3 overall, 7-2 Big 12 (lost to Mississippi 48-20 in Sugar Bowl) 1 Burning Question: Can Cowboys Build Off Unexpected 2015 Success? Oklahoma State fans don’t like to hear it, but the Cowboys were one of the most overachieving teams in the country last year. That is not a bad […]

Top 25 College Football Countdown: No. 12 Houston Cougars

Houston Cougars 2015 Record: 13-1 overall, 7-1 AAC (defeated Florida State 38-24 in the Peach Bowl) 1 Burning Question: Can Tom Herman prove that he’s building a powerhouse program worthy of a Big 12 invitation? Every journalist, radio host, and college football enthusiast talked about Big 12 expansion until they were blue in the face this […]

Top 25 College Football Countdown: No. 13 Michigan State Spartans

Michigan State Spartans 2015 Record: 12-1 overall, 7-1 Big Ten (lost to Alabama in the Sugar Bowl … badly) 1 Burning Question: Can Michigan State Defend its Big Ten Title? Before the arrival of Mark Dantonio in 2007, such a question wouldn’t have been asked with the roster remodeling that is being undertaken this year in […]

Top 25 College Football Countdown: No. 14 Louisville Cardinals

Louisville Cardinals 2015 Record: 8-5 Overall, 5-3 ACC (defeated Texas A&M 27-21 in the Music City Bowl) 1 Burning Question: What will Louisville do in year three under Bobby Petrino? In Petrino’s first stint at Louisville, he guided the Cardinals to an 11-1 record and a top 10 ranking in his second season. At Arkansas, […]