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Picking wins and losses for Wisconsin

This past week I got a chance to pick wins and losses for a pair of Big Ten teams this season for Athlon Sports. I went on the very optimistic…

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SEC Media Days Notebook: Do we really need four days of this? (Yeah, probably)

The conference media day circuit got started Monday with the SEC opening its four-day media day event in Hoover, Alabama. Unfortunately, or fortunately depending on your stance on media day…

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Football Friday Mailbag: Coaches on the hot seat in Big Ten, SEC and why everyone loves Alabama

It has been a while, so let’s see if I remember how to do this… This week I decided to take questions exclusively through Fancred. Not on Fancred? Sign up…

Florida State was supreme in 2013. Can they now double dip? Photo: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images

Can Florida State defy college football odds with back-to-back national titles?

Winning back-to-back championships is one of the toughest accomplishments to achieve in the world of sports. Just winning one takes some tremendous skill and preparation and, yes, a little bit…

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Louisville’s blackout uniforms have good history

Louisville will roll out an all-black uniform look for its first contest in the ACC in week one. The nationally televised ACC debut on Labor Day against the Miami Hurricanes…

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Oklahoma’s new look is unfairly being criticized

When it comes to college football uniforms,I can be quick to judge. I loved Iowa State’s new matte helmet as soon as I saw it, but I’m a sucker for…

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Iowa State’s matte helmet is awesome

I love football helmets with a matte-finish, so it brings me great pleasure to see Iowa State use it on their helmets this upcoming season. It is pretty hard to…

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Getting the Southwest Conference back together

While working on Friday night manning the College Football Talk virtual news desk, things got slow. This usually happens on a Friday evening in the offseason, but even when things…

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College Football Playoff Projection: Beta Version 1.0

Many questions surround the start of the 2014 college football season, but many of those will not be able to be answered until the end of the season. The College…

Hugh Green of the University of Pittsburgh Panthers 1981 (Photo by George Gojkovich)

99 Days Until College Football: Can Pitt return to glory?

The Pittsburgh Panthers were once considered among the elite programs in college football, but the glory days enjoyed under the reign of Johnny Majors and Jackie Sherrill are more and…

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