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Bovada’s Way-Too-Early Heisman Trophy odds for 2017

The 2016 Heisman Trophy winner, Louisville quarterback Lamar Jackson, is not the favorite to win the Heisman Trophy in 2017. Be cautious when you see betting odds for an award like the Heisman Trophy come out this time of the year, because you may be more likely…



2016 College Football Preview: Picking the Big 12

Oklahoma looks to be set for repeat Big 12 title run, but don’t sleep on Baylor… and Texas? The Big 12 sent its champion to the College Football Playoff last season, a year after being locked out the previous season. In 2016 the Big 12 is once…


Big 12 spring game attendance by the numbers

By now we know the spring attendance numbers in the SEC and Big Ten will always be higher than the other power conferences (having 14 teams helps, of course). The Big 12 will never compete in this pretty useless stat, especially when so many schools fail to…



Wife Knows Best: Week 1 College football picks

The ultimate domestic dispute resumes for Year 2 Last year I asked my wife to make picks for a handful of college football games each week. She obliged, and kicked my¬†butt some weeks. Now she’s back and ready to get off on the right foot as we…


2015 Preview: Picking the Big 12

OK, let’s put our cards on the table. I don’t hate the Big 12, I just hate its nonconference scheduling. I don’t think the Big 12 needs to expand to survive. In fact, I think it manages just fine with 10 members (well, as long as those…