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2016 College Football Preview: Picking the American

Houston will continue to live the American (Athletic Conference) dream in 2016 I predicted a big year for the Houston Cougars last season, but ultimately picked against them in the conference championship game. I’m not making that mistake again this season, as Houston is easily my pick…


Who can become bowl eligible in Week 11?

Wondering what teams will become bowl eligible this weekend in college football? What about which teams can be eliminated from postseason contention? Below you will find a quick list of what teams can clinch bowl eligibility and who can be scratched off the postseason invitation list depending…


State of Ohio trumps preseason football predictions

Things are looking pretty solid in the state of Ohio this fall. Ohio State is coming off a national championship and is expected to once again be among the leaders in the race to the College Football Playoff this season. The Buckeyes return a stacked roster and…


2015 Preview: Picking the American Athletic Conference

College football may still be a little under two months away, but that does not mean it is too early to start doing some projecting. Today I am starting to reveal my offseason win projections, and what more appropriate way to get it started than by sorting…


2014 In Review: Year 2 of the American Athletic Conference

The 2014 season was the second full season for the American Athletic Conference since rebranding from the shambles of the final days of the Big East, yet it saw more changes in conference make-up. Rutgers left the conference to begin competing in the Rutgers, but East Carolina,…



McGuire Metric: Where things stand heading to October

With the first full month of the experimental McGuire Metric now official, we are starting to see some trends developing. Perhaps not too surprisingly, the SEC is pretty strong and the SEC West has some very talented teams. The Big 12 continues to appear to be overrated…


Wife Knows Best: Week 5 college football picks

With four weeks in the books I hold a narrow lead over my wife when it comes to picking college football games. Last week was a rough one¬†for me. I went with the upset pick with Kansas State at home against Auburn, which cost me. Stef picked…


McGuire Metric: Ranking the Group of Five

East Carolina has jumped out in front of the competition among Group of Five schools vying for the lone guaranteed¬†New Years Day bowl spot, at least according to my experimental method of ranking performance on the field based on strength of schedule. The American Athletic Conference’s Pirates…