Pressure on Scott Frost, Nebraska to avoid sinking feeling in Big Ten opener

Pressure on Scott Frost, Nebraska to avoid sinking feeling in Big Ten opener

[ad_1] Nebraska coach Scott Frost was asked to place the value of getting a victory in the Week 0 opener against Illinois at Big Ten Media Day on July 22.  “These kids deserve a little wind under their wings,” he said. “That first game is going to be an opportunity for us against a Big … Read more

Rutgers football player enters transfer portal after declining COVID-19 vaccine

Rutgers football player enters transfer portal after declining COVID-19 vaccine

[ad_1] Rutgers sophomore defensive back Peyton Powell has entered the NCAA transfer portal in response to the school’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate, according to a Twitter post.  Powell, who did not play any games for the Scarlet Knights last season, was not a part of their roster at the beginning of training camp, head coach Greg Schiano told Chris Iseman … Read more

Notre Dame defends leprechaun mascot after it ranked fourth-most offensive in recent survey

Notre Dame defends leprechaun mascot after it ranked fourth-most offensive in recent survey

[ad_1] A survey conducted by Quality Logo Products ranked Notre Dame’s Fighting Irish leprechaun as the fourth-most offensive college football mascot, trailing only Osceola and Renegade of Florida State, the Aztec Warrior of San Diego State and Vili the Warrior of the University of Hawaii at Manoa.  Most Offensive College Mascots in America  School  1. … Read more

College football picks, predictions against the spread for Week 0 matchups

College football picks, predictions against the spread for Week 0 matchups

[ad_1] Week 0 is here. The college football season opens with five FBS games, including a Big Ten West showdown to start the season between Nebraska and Illinois. There are no games involving teams ranked in the Top 25, but this as a warmup week for my weekly picks against the spread. I finished 107-101 (.514) ATS … Read more

One thing Big Ten, Pac-12, ACC alliance must not do is slow college football playoff expansion

One thing Big Ten, Pac-12, ACC alliance must not do is slow college football playoff expansion

[ad_1] Will the new-found alliance between the ACC, Big Ten and Pac-12 stall College Football Playoff expansion? That must be the leading question after listening to the commissioners from those three conferences explain their stance on the 12-team College Football Playoff proposal that was released earlier this season. The three commissioners voiced that support for … Read more

Mack Brown is killing them with kindness at UNC, and results have been astounding

Mack Brown is killing them with kindness at UNC, and results have been astounding

[ad_1] North Carolina coach Mack Brown turns 70 this week, and he’s spent nearly half of his life as an FBS head coach.  Brown enters his 33rd season as a head coach in 2021, the third year of a second stop with the Tar Heels. North Carolina brings a top-10 ranking, a first-round quarterback and the … Read more

When is the first college football game in 2021? Full Week 0 schedule for FBS teams

When is the first college football game in 2021? Full Week 0 schedule for FBS teams

[ad_1] It’s not the official start of the college football season, but it’s close enough: Week 0 of the 2021 season is quickly closing in, bringing with it another year’s worth of storylines. The usual questions, as always, remain: “Who will make the College Football Playoff? Who wins the Heisman Trophy? Who will win the … Read more