1. True Freshmen Posting Huge Numbers to Start 2015 College Football Season

    Most teams bring freshmen along slowly, weening them into the program instead of throwing them into the fire straight from high school. But some true freshmen are too good to wait on...

    Brian Leigh Written by Brian Leigh about over 2 years ago 18,575 reads 143 comments

  2. College Football Playoff Rankings: Biggest Takeaways from Week 3

    On paper, Week 3 looked like the best of the young college football season. On the field, it was even better...

    Brian Leigh Written by Brian Leigh about over 2 years ago 18,184 reads 107 comments

  3. Steve Sarkisian's Seat Heating Up After Disappointing Stanford Upset Loss

    Steve Sarkisian coached his way onto the hot seat in a 41-31 loss against Stanford on Saturday. His 16-game body of work might not warrant getting fired, but when combined with ...

    Brian Leigh Written by Brian Leigh about over 2 years ago 15,336 reads 114 comments

  4. Jerrod Heard Gives Texas Fans What They Haven't Had Recently: Hope

    Texas lost the battle but won the war, falling 45-44 to Cal on its home field Saturday but finding hope in the form of freshman quarterback Jerrod Heard...

    Brian Leigh Written by Brian Leigh about over 2 years ago 17,260 reads 151 comments

  5. Nebraska vs. Miami: Game Grades, Analysis for Cornhuskers and Hurricanes

    Miami beat Nebraska in overtime, 36-33, but left Saturday's game with more questions than answers after nearly blowing a 23-point lead...

    Brian Leigh Written by Brian Leigh about over 2 years ago 14,053 reads 86 comments

  6. Nebraska vs. Miami: Live Score and Highlights

    Miami 36, Nebraska 33 — FINAL Miami beat Nebraska 36-33 in overtime after nearly blowing a 23-point lead...

    Brian Leigh Written by Brian Leigh about over 2 years ago 17,305 reads 63 comments

  7. 1 More Reason to Watch: Rebels to Bust out Powder Blues in Showdown with Alabama

    Need another reason to watch Ole Miss at Alabama on Saturday? Want another reason anyway? Good. You came to the right place...

    Brian Leigh Written by Brian Leigh about over 2 years ago 8,164 reads 30 comments

  8. More Likely to Get Revenge in Week 3, LSU or Alabama?

    LSU and Alabama, the SEC West's best teams over the past decade, will try to avenge rare losses this week against Auburn and Ole Miss, respectively. All four teams in question are ranked in the Top 20 of the Associated Press poll : Alabama at No...

    Brian Leigh Written by Brian Leigh about over 2 years ago 6,784 reads 46 comments

  9. Bold College Football Predictions for Week 3

    Week 3 of college football season has a difficult act to follow. Last week looked dull on paper, featuring less than a handful of highly ranked games, but then it became one of the craziest weeks in recent memory...

    Brian Leigh Written by Brian Leigh about over 2 years ago 25,188 reads 90 comments

  10. College Football Week 3 Predictions: Picking Top 25 Games Against the Spread

    Week 3 could not have come fast enough. I have never picked games well in Week 2, so I was happy to walk away with a clean, symmetric, 9-9-1 record against the spread and get on with the rest of the schedule...

    Brian Leigh Written by Brian Leigh about over 2 years ago 73,108 reads 134 comments

  11. Auburn Player Says Leonard Fournette Won't Be 'That Difficult of a Challenge'

    Less than a week after Jacksonville State gained 438 yards at Auburn, Tigers safety Johnathan "Rudy" Ford insisted things will be different against star LSU running back Leonard Fournette...

    Brian Leigh Written by Brian Leigh about over 2 years ago 17,286 reads 89 comments

  12. Texas A&M vs. Nevada Complete Game Preview

    Texas A&M draws Nevada, one of the better programs in the Mountain West Conference, in its final tuneup before SEC play. The Aggies made impressive work of Ball State in Week 2, winning 56-23 in a game more lopsided than the final score indicates...

    Brian Leigh Written by Brian Leigh about over 2 years ago 6,926 reads 15 comments

  13. Florida vs. Kentucky Complete Game Preview

    Florida head coach Jim McElwain survived the first true test of his tenure in a 31-24 win over East Carolina, but now he gets his first taste of SEC football...

    Brian Leigh Written by Brian Leigh about over 2 years ago 10,022 reads 48 comments

  14. The 10 Biggest Surprises from the Start of the 2015 College Football Season

    After seven months dissecting, predicting and analyzing the 2015 college football season, the first two weeks of September have reminded us how little we know...

    Brian Leigh Written by Brian Leigh about over 2 years ago 22,216 reads 60 comments

  15. How Michigan State Can Shut Down Oregon's Playmakers

    Last year's Michigan State defense was led by the reigning Broyles Award winner at coordinator (Pat Narduzzi), a future first-round draft pick at cornerback (Trae Waynes) and an All-Big ...

    Brian Leigh Written by Brian Leigh about over 2 years ago 6,706 reads 31 comments

  16. College Football Week 2 Predictions: Picking Top 25 Games Against the Spread

    This is why you need to shop the number. I started the the season with a solid 11-7 week against the spread , but I could have gone 13-5 if not for Virginia covering by one point at UCLA and SMU covering by a half-point against Baylor...

    Brian Leigh Written by Brian Leigh about over 2 years ago 35,949 reads 53 comments

  17. Ball State vs. Texas A&M Complete Game Preview

    For the second consecutive season, Texas A&M undressed a Top 15 opponent in Week 1, this time beating Arizona State 38-17 on a neutral field in Houston. The game was closer than the final score indicated, but the Aggies were not a lick worse...

    Brian Leigh Written by Brian Leigh about over 2 years ago 13,115 reads 71 comments

  18. Florida vs. East Carolina Complete Game Preview

    East Carolina will invade Ben Hill Griffin Stadium this weekend for a rematch of last year's Birmingham Bowl and the first true challenge of head coach Jim McElwain's tenure...

    Brian Leigh Written by Brian Leigh about over 2 years ago 15,438 reads 116 comments

  19. Week 1 Injuries That Will Have Biggest Impact on 2015 College Football Season

    Injuries were a common theme during the first week of college football season. Numerous teams lost star players in their first games of the year and will have to mine the depth chart for replacements...

    Brian Leigh Written by Brian Leigh about over 2 years ago 24,697 reads 32 comments

  20. College Football Playoff Rankings: Biggest Takeaways from Week 1

    After three days of the college football season, we've already learned a lot. And some of what we've learned—perverse as it might sound—concerns the College Football Playoff on New Year's Eve...

    Brian Leigh Written by Brian Leigh about over 2 years ago 45,182 reads 144 comments

  21. ESPN College GameDay Headed to Oregon vs. Michigan State for Week 2

    New College GameDay host Rece Davis will make his first on-campus road trip when he, Kirk Herbstreit, Lee Corso and and the rest of the gang head north in Week 2 for one of the biggest nonconference games of the season: Oregon at Michigan State...

    Brian Leigh Written by Brian Leigh about over 2 years ago 12,149 reads 53 comments

  22. Anemic Offense Will Doom Texas Longhorns to Another Long Season

    It's hard to find a positive from Texas' 38-3 loss at Notre Dame, especially with regard to the offense. An offseason filled with optimistic platitudes about "getting better every ...

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  23. Christian Hackenberg Hurts NFL Draft Stock in Penn State's Ugly Loss to Temple

    Penn State quarterback Christian Hackenberg, the most polarizing prospect in college football, began his junior season the way he played for long stretches as a sophomore: ineffectively...

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  24. SEC Football: Bold Predictions for First Saturday of 2015 Season

    College football season is one day old, and already the SEC has surprised us. Short favorite South Carolina won a close game over North Carolina, and short underdog Vanderbilt lost ...

    Brian Leigh Written by Brian Leigh about over 2 years ago 48,716 reads 187 comments

  25. College Football Week 1 Predictions: Picking Top 25 Games Against the Spread

    It's officially Week 1 of handicapping season, which of course means the return of college football! (Wait…I think I might have had the backward...

    Brian Leigh Written by Brian Leigh about over 2 years ago 175,221 reads 181 comments