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Pre-Season Conference and BCS Bowl Predictions

We've been busy doing over 120 team previews heading up to the season so it's been tough to get time to put out predictions for individual conferences. Because of that here are my predictions for each conference as well as the BCS Bowl Games: Conference Predictions: ACC: Clemson over Miami in the Championship Game (CG) […]


Guest Spot on Three Point Stance Podcast

I've taken a short break this off-season from my own podcast but I do have some great plans for the podcast when I start doing my yearly pre-season previews and I'm sure you will see an off-season podcast pop up here and there. On Tuesday night, I was invited to talk a little college football with


Heart of Dallas Bowl Primer: Oklahoma State vs Purdue

Who: Oklahoma State Cowboys (7-5) vs Purdue Boilermakers (6-6) Where: Duh When: New Year's Day, Noon EST TV: ESPNU Line: Cowboys by 17! Vegas sure doesn't have much confidence in the Boilermakers. I think if you take a look at their wins you will see why. Eastern Kentucky, Eastern Michigan, Marshall, Iowa, Illinois and Indiana. […]

Gator Bowl

Gator Bowl Primer: Mississippi State vs Northwestern

Who: Mississippi State Bulldogs (8-4) vs Northwestern Wildcats (9-3) Where: Jacksonville When: New Year's Day, Noon EST TV: ESPN 2 Line: B1G by 1 Picking this game is really a no win situation. On one hand you have a Mississippi State team that is a paper tiger. They went 0-3 against top 25 opponents with […]


Chick-fil-A Bowl Primer: Clemson vs LSU

Who: Clemson Tigers (10-2) vs LSU Tigers (10-2) Where: ATL When: New Year's Eve, 7:30 PM EST TV: ESPN  Line: LSU by 6 Ross: Great defense, meet great offense. LSU had the 11th best scoring defense (16.9 ppg),10th best rush defense (102 ypg), and 20th best pass defense (194 ypg). On the other hand, Clemson had […]


Liberty Bowl Primer: Iowa St vs Tulsa

Who: Iowa State Cyclones (6-6) vs Tulsa Golden Hurricane (10-3) Where: Memphis When: New Year's Eve, 3:30 PM EST TV: ESPN  Line: Cyclones by 2 Ross: Welcome to game two of the three-game Iowa State-Tulsa series! These two teams met in Ames at the start of this season (ISU won 38-23) and they'll meet in Tulsa […]


Sun Bowl Primer: Georgia Tech vs USC

Who: Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets (6-7) vs USC Trojans (7-5) Where: El Paso When: New Year's Eve, 2 PM EST TV: CBS Line: Lane Kiffin by 7.5 Ross: In Georgia Tech's favor? They run an unconventional offense that can be difficult to prepare for (Paul Johnson's flexbone attack) and they're facing a team that had a […]

Music City

Music City Bowl Primer: NC State vs Vanderbilt

Who: NC State Wolfpack (7-5) vs Vanderbilt Commodores (8-4) Where: Nashville When: New Year's Eve, Noon EST TV: ESPN  Line: Vandy by 7 Ross: Vanderbilt played in a tougher conference (SEC) and finished with better overall (8-4) and conference (5-3) records than NC State. They had a better scoring offense and scoring defense than NC State. […]


Buffalo Wild Wings Bowl Primer: Michigan State vs TCU

Who: Michigan State Wolverines (6-6) vs TCU Horned Frogs (7-5) Where: Sun Devil Stadium When: Saturday, December 29th, 10:15 PM EST TV: ESPN  Line: TCU by 2 TCU has been through a lot of ups and downs this year. They have lost their starting QB, multiple RBs and their best defensive player from their team […]


Alamo Bowl Primer: Oregon State vs Texas

Who: Oregon State Beavers (9-3) vs Texas Longhorns (8-4) Where: Alamodome When: Saturday, December 29th, 6:45 PM EST TV: ESPN  Line: Oregon State by 3.5 If you just line up athletes in this one, Texas should be a no brainer pick. But Texas has had a tough time turning all of their talent into wins. […]


Kraft Fight Hunger Bowl Primer: Arizona St vs Navy

Who: Arizona State Sun Devils (7-5) vs Navy Midshipmen (8-4) Where: San Fran When: Saturday, December 29th, 4 PM EST TV: ESPN 2 Line: Arizona State by 14 Navy comes into this game having beaten three bowl teams (ECU, CMU and Air Force) and Arizona State comes in having beaten just one (Arizona). The Sun […]


Pinstripe Bowl Primer: Syracuse vs West Virginia

Who: Syracuse Orange (7-5) vs West Virginia Mountaineers (7-5) Where: The Bronx When: Saturday, December 29th, 3:15 PM EST TV: ESPN Line: WVU by 3.5 Despite the fact that two 7-5 teams are playing each other, this game is very intriguing. You have a West Virginia squad that spurned the Big East in favor of […]


Armed Forces Bowl Primer: Air Force vs Rice

Who: Air Force Falcons (6-6) vs Rice Owls (6-6) Where: Fort Worth When: Saturday, December 29th, 11:45 AM EST TV: ESPN Line: Air Force by 2 There will be a ton of rushing yards in this one. Air Force is second in the Nation averaging 328.75 ypg and Rice is 30th averaging 201.25. Air Force […]


Russell Athletic Bowl Primer: Rutgers vs Virginia Tech

Who: Rutgers Scarlet Knights (9-3) vs Virginia Tech Hokies (6-6) Where: The Land Mickey Mouse Built When: Friday, December 28th, 5:30 PM EST TV: ESPN Line: Virginia Tech by 2 Rutgers stormed out of the gate by winning their first seven games of the season but since then they've gone 2-3 losing to Kent State […]


Independence Bowl Primer: Ohio vs ULM

  Who: Ohio Bobcats (8-4) vs Ohio Bobcats (8-4) Where: Sensational Shreveport When: Friday, December 28th, 2 PM EST TV: ESPN Line: ULM by 7 This is a game that only a true college football zealot or a degenerate gambler could love. You are here reading this so which one are you? If this game […]