National Whiparound Week 9: Deshaun Watson, Clemson Survive Scare

Week 9 provided yet another eventful weekend in college football -- most notably the matinee matchup in the ACC. No. 3 Clemson defeated No. 12 Florida State in a game that went down to the wire. The weekend also provided yet another convincing performance from Michigan, a huge upset in the SEC East and another victory…

Wrestling Belts, ConFLiCT and The Spirit of College Football Rivalry

A rule of thumb in professional wrestling: If a match involves a trophy, chances are it's getting smashed. UCF didn't take a play out of Bad News Brown's playbook from WrestleMania IV, but the Knights leaving the Civil ConFLiCT Trophy at Rentschler Field after beating UConn Saturday sent a similar message. It also marks a…

ICYMI: College Football’s Best of the Rest Night 1

The first full offering of college football in the 2016 campaign featured some close, and strange finishes, so who cares if points were in short supply? After years of games turning into a hybrid of football and hoops -- Grassketball, if you will -- some defense was a little refreshing. How often is it we…

Saturday Six-Pack, Thursday Edition: Opening Night Picks

The time is upon us: Opening Night 2016. College football is back! ...OK, college football's been back for a little less than a week now, with Cal-Hawaii and Charleston Southern-North Dakota State kicking off the season last weekend. But, for all intents and purposes, college football is REALLY back Thursday! Opening Night isn't as loaded…

The Citadel Beats South Carolina…Again

The Citadel scored one of the biggest upsets of the 2015 college football season last November, deploying its option offense and an aggressive defense to beat South Carolina in Columbia, 23-22. The win snapped a 27-game losing streak for the FCS program against SEC competition, but despite its historic implications, probably won't air on South…

For The SEC, Winter Is Here

Whether you love or hate the SEC, you have to admit the last decade has been very, very good for the conference from a football perspective. But all things must end. We’re on the cusp of seeing the SEC’s dominance cycle out for a while. For just how long is the great unknown, but a…