This Week In College Football: 4 Takeaways From First 4 WeeksConference season ramps up this week, here's what I've learned so far.
No. 18 West Virginia Edges TCU 86-85 In OvertimeJevon Carter sank two free throws with 1 second left in overtime to lift No. 18 West Virginia to an 86-85 victory over TCU on Saturday.
College Football Spotlight: Stage For Awesome Playoff Set And How The Big 12 Can Join The Fun Next YearThe stage is now set for the first College Football Playoff, and it is going to be fantastic. Unfortunately, somebody had to be left out of the big party, and this year the Big 12 saw not one but two worthy candidates be shutout of the playoff.
College Football Spotlight: The Playoff Begins NowThe College Football Playoff will determine college football’s first national champion in the new playoff model in January, but the real playoff begins this weekend.
Heisman Watch: Mariota And Gordon Leading The Race Down Final StretchOregon quarterback Marcus Mariota looks to be the favorite this season, but Wisconsin running back Melvin Gordon also has a decent shot to win the award. Everybody else may be playing for third place.
5 Must-Watch College Football Games This WeekendWith teams vying for four playoff spots and bowl game placements, this weekend can either cause a big shakeup or solidify seeds/rankings to both the bowl game and playoff picture. While there are many top matchups this weekend to watch, let's look at the 5 must-watch games that have the most at stake for the teams playing in them.
Heisman Watch: Auburn QB Nick Marshall's Campaign Fueled By Road VictoriesAuburn has three Heisman Trophy winners in school history. Quarterback Nick Marshall is a rising candidate in this year’s race, and signature moments in November could end up naming him the fourth Auburn player as the Heisman Trophy winner.
College Football Spotlight: Big Games In November Separate Contenders From PretendersOur expectations before the start of the season can quickly be tarnished in a flash. But no matter what happens, November will always find a way to set the stage for a championship race like no other month can.
WVU Puts Safety Plans In Place After Out-Of-Control Football Fan RiotsPolice and 911 say there were no incidents or fires to report in Morgantown, West Virginia, after the West Virginia University-Texas Christian University game Saturday.
Oberkrom's Field Goal Lifts TCU Past WVU, 31-30Jaden Oberkrom kicked a 37-yard field goal as time expired to give No. 10 TCU a 31-30 victory over No. 20 West Virginia on Saturday.
Heisman Watch: TCU's Trevone Boykin This Year's Hidden GemTCU quarterback Trevone Boykin has been the face of a dynamic offense taking the Big 12 by storm, catapulting the Horned Frogs into the thick of the College Football Playoff mix.
College Football Spotlight: Get Ready To Debate One-Loss Playoff ContendersWhich one-loss team has the edge? So many pivotal games are still to come, and the temperature of the playoff change can be flipped and turned upside down any given week.