1. Road To the BCS: Warm Party for Jordan Todman, UConn If They Beat South Florida

    Last season, UConn quarterback Zach Frazer had his big chance to win at Notre Dame—the team that couldn’t guarantee him a starting spot before he transferred to Connecticut...

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  2. Cam Newton's Law: Why Alabama and Nick Saban Will Beat Auburn and Its Star QB

    Over 90,000 fans will pack Bryant-Denny Stadium this Friday in anticipation of the Crimson Tide knocking off undefeated Auburn. Alabama will have more than those fans rooting for them...

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  3. Donovan McNabb, Washington Redskins Try to Bounce Back: Shame Fuels Motivation

    Albert Haynesworth’s bodily expressions said it all. With the Eagles driving for one of their nine scores, quarterback Michael Vick juked and dodged a slew of Redskins ...

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  4. Holy Masoli! Pat Peterson and The LSU Tigers Ranked #5 Vs. Ole Miss

    Jeremiah Masoli and the Ole Miss Rebels head into Baton Rouge this Saturday to take on Pat Peterson and the red hot 9-1 LSU Tigers. Red hot on defense, that is...

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  5. Save a Longhorn, Ride a Cowboy: Texas Must Beat Brandon Weeden, Oklahoma State

    "We aren’t a very good football team right now." That’s what Florida’s coach Urban Meyer said after the Gators scored seven points in a loss to Mississippi State, their third loss in a row...

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  6. TCU Horned Frogs at Utah Utes: Defense Will 'Wynn' This Game

    When Utah handed TCU it's first MWC loss of the 2008 season, current Utes quarterback Jordan Wynn watched the game on television...

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  7. Georgia Tech at Virginia Tech: Yellow Jackets Look To Bounce Back

    Sometimes you have to lose in order to learn how to win. For Virginia Tech, it started in week two after a surprising loss to a seemingly inferior in-state rival...

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  8. Peyton Manning and The Colts: Will They Get "Bye" Andy Reid and the Eagles?

    It started with an onside kick. The year was 2000. Andy Reid was in his second season as coach of the Philadelphia Eagles , and he inherited a mess. Randall Cunningham was gone...

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  9. TCU-Air Force: Gary Patterson's Horned Frogs Need a FORCE-Ful Statement

    TCU coach Gary Patterson compared it to a soap opera. "It’s like Days of Our Lives ," said Patterson of the BCS ranking system. "We’re going to have these people have an affair with these people, so we get everybody over here mad...

    Mark Crystel Written by Mark Crystel about 4 years ago 229 reads 4 comments

  10. UAB-Central Florida: Blazers Will Challenge Knights in Midweek Matchup

    When standout Joe Webb waived bye-bye to Birmingham and went off to the NFL, UAB coach Neil Callaway needed a replacement at the quarterback position...

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  11. Don't Dismiss Urban Meyer's Florida Gators Against No. 1 Alabama

    They say football is a game of inches, and indeed it is. Take Alabama’s blocked field goal at Tennessee last season, for example...

    Mark Crystel Written by Mark Crystel about 4 years ago 488 reads 4 comments

  12. LSU Vs. West Virginia: Why The Death Valley Lights Will Shine On Both Teams

    In Death Valley, California, the sun shines bright almost every day of the year. In Death Valley, Baton Rouge, the light shines bright for almost all of LSU’s home football games...

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  13. Bills To Start Fitzpatrick at Patriots, Game Could Be Close For Other Reasons

    In 1988, the Pittsburgh Steelers opened the season with a 51-0 loss followed by a 41-10 loss. It doesn’t get much worse than that. The surprising thing is, they won game three outright against the Vikings, as an 8 point underdog...

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  14. Assuming a Saints Blowout Over 49ers Is Too Easy (and As History Says: Unlikely)

    When the Houston Texans came into the league in 2002, everyone thought they had a winner. Opening the season against the Dallas Cowboys, there’s no way an expansion team could knock off a team like Dallas...

    Mark Crystel Written by Mark Crystel about 4 years ago 395 reads 1 comments

  15. Utah @ New Mexico: Don't Make The Wrong Turn at Albuquerque

    Last season the UTEP Miners got steamrolled at Texas by a final of 64-7. What’s worse is the Miners got 60 yards of total offense...

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  16. Oklahoma State Vs. Tulsa: The Houston Student Is Now The Cowboy Teacher

    Oklahoma State thought it had the winning formula to defeat Houston last season with Zac Robinson and Dez Bryant. When it was all said and done, the student became the teacher...

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  17. Oklahoma Needs a FORCE-Ful Statement

    Dear Air Force coach Troy Calhoun, I have bad news: If Oklahoma coach Bob Stoops ran up the score on his own brother’s defense, he won’t hesitate to run up the score on your academy...

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