Category Archives: College Football

College football scores, schedule 2017: Alabama, Clemson, Auburn win in routs

Week 12 of the 2017 may not be the best on paper. OK, let’s be honest, it might be the worst. But that doesn’t mean the potential for upsets and shakeups do not exist all day long on Saturday. Most … Continue reading

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Predictions for a cupcake weekend in college football

I wouldn’t blame you if you took the day off. The week before rivalry weekend gives us some of the worst matchups in college football. ULM at Auburn and Mercer at Alabama are embarrassing…read more

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College football viewers’ guide: Some of the nation’s top teams still have work do to

Need some help deciding which college football games to watch? Look no further. Each week, Los Angeles Times contributor Chuck Schilken handicaps what’s worth watching, and skipping, on…read more

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Fear not, Big Ten, your CFP hopes are not lost

It’s supposed to be about the teams — not the conferences — but the latest CFP rankings left certain leagues giddy and others gloomy…read more

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College Football Picks: Playoff races break for mismatches

Maybe college football could use a break after two straight weeks of ranked matchups and playoff-race altering results, and with two weeks coming up that will be loaded with rivalry games and…read more

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These nine games will decide who reaches the College Football Playoff

With just three weeks left, nine teams are fighting for four spots in the College Football Playoff…read more

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CBS Sports 130 college football rankings: Miami takes aim at No. 1 Alabama

The new college football rankings for all 130 FBS teams heading into Week 12…read more

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Tennessee fires coach Butch Jones after blowout loss at Missouri

Tennessee, winless this season in SEC play, has fired fifth-year coach Butch Jones with two games left in the regular season. “Late [Saturday] night, it was evident this was probably the direction we needed to go for the best of … Continue reading

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Who’s in? The answer just got a lot more complicated

After his team’s 38-14 win over No. 20 Iowa, Wisconsin offensive lineman Jason Erdmann wasn’t concerned about where the College Football Playoff selection committee might slot the Badgers in their third…read more

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College football Week 12 opening lines: Major favorites all over the country

Vegas isn’t expecting many close games next week in the top 25…read more

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Week 11 college football betting nuggets to know

Here is a look at some things to know as you bet the weekend slate of Week 11 college football games…read more

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Bold predictions for Week 11 in college football

The USA TODAY Sports college football staff Paul Myerberg, Lindsay Schnell, George Schroeder, Erick Smith, Eddie Timanus and Dan Wolken’s weigh in with their expertise and offer up some bold predictions ahead of…read more

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College football scores, schedule 2017: Notre Dame rolls, Iowa State falls

The final full month of the 2017 season is setting up to be a November to remember — starting with this week as a slate of elimination games will take out potential…read more

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How Ohio State, Penn State losses wreck Big Ten’s College Football Playoff outlook

No. 6 Ohio State lost 55-24 at Iowa and No. 7 Penn State lost 27-24 to No. 24 Michigan State in two more surprises that complicate the Big Ten and College Football Playoff picture…read more

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College football’s most bizarre traditions

Ever since the first American football game in 1869, teams and their fans have concocted rituals to show support for their favorite teams. College football fans have arguably created some of the most recognized and bizarre ones. From graveyards to … Continue reading

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Bold predictions for Week 10 in college football

It’s that time again. The USA TODAY Sports college football staff Paul Myerberg, Lindsay Schnell, George Schroeder, Erick Smith, Eddie Timanus and Dan Wolken weigh in with their expertise and offer up some…read more

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College football odds, picks for Week 10: Notre Dame, Penn State get statement wins

This week’s best bets include Notre Dame-Wake Forest and Penn State-Michigan State…read more

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Welcome to November: The 10 Most Important Games of a Make-or-Break Month

We’ll know a lot more about the playoff picture by the end of this month than we do the morning after the committee’s first rankings. These big November games will help get us…read more

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College football needs to get rid of the triple-ice timeout streak during field goals

Ole Miss and Arkansas played the dumbest college football game of the year, as is custom, and not least because Bret Bielema’s Hogs pulled out a play featuring two separate offensive lines, and the ensuing action ended miserably for…read more

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College Football’s Power-Conference Divisions Are Broken

Teams in the SEC, Big Ten, and ACC are split up in dumb and lopsided ways. That’s helped Georgia, Wisconsin, and Miami stay unbeaten in 2017, but it could bring a round of blowouts on championship…read more

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