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2016 College Football Preview: College Football Playoff Prediction

Three picks were pretty easy. The fourth, however, merits a discussion. This summer I went through every FBS team’s schedule and predicted winners and losers. This led to me being able to put together my official conference and division standings predictions without totally guessing on an order….


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…



New coaches having immediate impact at Michigan, Florida

The rest of the 2015 season may end up showing that programs like Michigan and Florida still have some work to do before being thought of as a legitimate conference or playoff contender, but one weekend into October has helped demonstrate that new coaches are having quite…


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,…


Cincinnati tabbed media favorite in AAC

Cincinnati’s has four Big East championship trophies in the trophy case, but this fall the Bearcats are expected to add the first American Athletic Conference championship trophy to the collection. A media poll has labeled Cincinnati as the preseason favorite to win the AAC in 2014. Defending…


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 are moving slowly it is my responsibility to seek out news, commentary or anything else that might…