Crazy CFB Things That Are Still Alive

Oct 19, 2018
College football in a word: crazy. Lots of crazy things happen every year in the world of college football. Some crazier than others but I think we should go over some scenarios, that while not likely...

JJ’s Video Game Player of the Week: Alex Barnes

Oct 19, 2018
Alex Barnes from Kansas State will receive the honors of Video Game Player of the Week as he did anything he wanted to against Oklahoma State. Barnes quoted Avengers villain Thanos and said “fine, I...

Loser of the Week:Week 7

Oct 19, 2018
Four teams ranked in the top-10 suffered upsets in week 7; a wonderful weekend for losing. Penn State lost to Michigan State, Washington fell to Oregon in overtime, Georgia got trounced by LSU, but ou...

Back with the Pac: Week 7

Oct 18, 2018
Welcome to Back with the Pac: Week 7 where we look at the most unpredictable conference in college football! The main event of the weekend was Oregon vs Washington which lived up to all of the hype. W...

Checking In on Each New Power 5 Head Coach

Oct 18, 2018
Thirteen Power 5 conference schools entered this season with new head coaches, some set up to succeed and others starting from scratch to rebuild their program. Although it isn’t fair to judge t...

Campus Cover 041: There’s So Much Blood

Oct 18, 2018
This week we lead off with picks, talk about the week seven that was, the playoff picture, and then a little game in honor of the NBA opener. The Campus Cover is the always off-topic, sometimes correc...

SU25: Week 8

Oct 17, 2018
Blood week got us all messed up. Georgia, Penn State, West Virginia, and Washington all lost as top ten teams, as well as losses by Wisconsin, Miami, Penn State and more. Let’s take a look at ho...

Biggest Win/Most Cupcake Win of the Week: Week 7

Oct 16, 2018
This week was craaazy! 8 teams ranked in the top 25 lost, while 5 won by less than a touchdown. This is one week of just many weeks that could look the same. This is the time of the year where teams a...

The Hangover, Week 7: Could It Really Be That Easy?

Oct 15, 2018
Welcome to the sixth edition of the sophomore season of The Hangover, where I recap the previous weekend in college football. This week, The Hangover comes from Tuscaloosa, Alabama, where “Dixie...

ATTENTION: We Have Achieved Blood Week 2018

Oct 15, 2018
It happened. Mayhem Week, Blood Week, Chaos Week, whatever you call it, it happened Week 7 of the 2018 CFB Season. A Week where every team dreads and prays that their team will not be apart of… ...

WE ALMOST HAD A COACH BRAWL

Oct 13, 2018
We were so close to a death match. Today’s Florida-Vanderbilt already wasn’t going how most of us expected, being that Vandy was out to a 21-10 lead towards the end of the first half. Then...

Let’s Talk About App State

Oct 12, 2018
Hidden in Boone, North Carolina, there is a football team who may be the best team in their state. Yes, there are seven FBS programs in the state of North Carolina, including four ACC programs, and th...

Blake’s Best Bets: Week Seven

Oct 12, 2018
Record to date: 17-24-2 Last week was another week sitting in mediocrity. Another winning week of college football for me in which I didn’t pick the right games for this article. I nailed Florid...

Upset Alert: Week 7 Edition

Oct 12, 2018
Week 6 was STRAIGHT CASH HOMIE. Texas knocked off Oklahoma, Florida stunned LSU, and Florida State covered, and really should’ve won, against Miami. Our two non-Power 5 picks hit beautifully. New Me...

Loser of the Week: Week 6

Oct 10, 2018
This weeks “Loser of the Week” features a tale of redemption, as the Texas Longhorns (inaugural “Loser of the Week” in week 1) marched into the Cotton Bowl on Saturday and beat...

Back with the Pac: Week 6

Oct 10, 2018
We are now officially half way through the college football season which is hard to believe. This past weekend, any chance of a Pac-12 football team reaching the playoff seems to have disappeared. Wit...

JJ’s Video Game Player of the Week: Tua Tagovailoa

Oct 10, 2018
This week we focus on the man who is leading the Heisman race, Tua Tagovailoa. Tua has been balling out all season. The only reason he hasn’t been putting up stats as large as other QBs is because h...

SU25: Week 7

Oct 9, 2018
We’re halfway through the 2018 college football season and our rankings are starting to take tremendous form. More confidence in Michigan and Texas in actual rank, but not too much change in the...

Heisman Watch: The Year of the Back

Oct 9, 2018
Quarterback, that is. Remember before the season began when everybody assumed the college quarterback landscape was weak and that any of the talented running backs would be a shoe-in for the coveted t...

Marching Bands: College Football’s Secret Weapon

Oct 9, 2018
The age-old debate about whether the NFL product is better than the NCAA’s commodity is easily settled: the NFL lacks marching bands. The Baltimore Ravens and Washington Redskins escape blame he...

Land of Lincoln: Norman, Oklahoma

Oct 9, 2018
pic.twitter.com/aKNFs4moFk — Mike Stoops (@OU_CoachMike) October 8, 2018 Well that’s that. The Stoops family is no longer when it comes to the staff of the Sooners. This is Lincoln Riley&#...

The Drake Curse: A Timeline

Oct 9, 2018
The Kardashians and Jenners have ruined numerous athletes careers by dating them in the past. The Kendall Jenner Curse is the most recent of a long stint of bad sports curses. We all remember Jessica ...

Biggest Win/Most Cupcake Win of the Week: Week 6

Oct 8, 2018
This college football season is fun! Cincinnati is ranked for the 1st time since 2012, Notre Dame looks like a contender, and I think it is safe to say that Texas is back! This week’s biggest win wa...

Junior QB, RB Transfers Provide a Spark for USF

Oct 8, 2018
South Florida should be turning some heads around college football. Charlie Strong took over right where Willie Taggert left off and the Bulls have been running ever since. After a 10-2 (6-2) campaign...

The Team Who Will Bring UCF Down

Oct 8, 2018
Enemies aren’t created. They’ve always existed and only just reveal themselves. That is the scenario UCF is currently facing. Not really. They already knew, but I don’t think the med...

LSU Punts Away Perfect Season

Oct 7, 2018
Final from Gainesville. pic.twitter.com/1FkPqmwt8S — LSU Football (@LSUfootball) October 6, 2018 Noooo! Not like this, Coach O! Florida? LSU’s defense has been so good all year, but it was...

By God, Texas IS Back.

Oct 7, 2018
Oh by the way, Texas is all the way #back. pic.twitter.com/H2ppxdqXZm — Patrick Norton (@pdnorton3) October 7, 2018 GIVE US THE HAT!!! Texas #BeatOU 48-45. #HookEm #ThisIsTexas pic.twitter.com/g...

Kansas Football: At Least We Have Volleyball

Oct 7, 2018
Final score from Morgantown #KUfball pic.twitter.com/qdn4a7LWkd — Kansas Football (@KU_Football) October 6, 2018 Well, you can’t win ’em all, and luckily for the Jayhawks, they have ...

Notre Dame: Legit Contender. No! Don’t Hang Up!

Oct 7, 2018
Exit sandman. Final: ND 45 – VT 23.#GoIrish☘️ #NDvsVT pic.twitter.com/mPCgI59e03 — Notre Dame Football (@NDFootball) October 7, 2018 A big victory on Saturday night against #24 Virgini...

Blake’s Best Bets: Week Six

Oct 6, 2018
Record to Date: 15-22-2 Another week, another stretch of bad luck for me. I played my biggest college football slate of the year last Saturday and went 15-10. Really good day and I was very happy wit...

Ian Book Adds Whole New Aspect to Irish Offense

Oct 5, 2018
In his first career start at Notre Dame Stadium, quarterback Ian Book showed what a difference-maker he is for the now 5-0 Fighting Irish team. The redshirt sophomore went 24-for-33 with 278 yards and...

Upset Alert: Week 6 Edition

Oct 5, 2018
Week 5 was a good week for picking upsets. Virginia Tech won outright at Duke, Northwestern was oh so close against Michigan, and Syracuse was minutes away from knocking off Clemson. I know close only...

Campus Cover 040: Your Rankings Suck!

Oct 4, 2018
If polls are really just subjective interpretations.. why do we take them so seriously? How should the polls be figured? We take a look at this debate, the best teams ATS, and of course, our picks of ...

Syracuse Drops the Ball on Upset Bid

Oct 4, 2018
Being an unranked team and losing on the road to a top 3 opponent after having a 10-point lead in the fourth quarter is a very underrated way to lose a football game. Largely because of the fact that ...

Loser of the Week: Week 5

Oct 4, 2018
The Mississippi State Bulldogs fell to the Florida Gators 13-6 in Starkville to give the Bulldogs an 0-2 record in the SEC, but more importantly ensured them the title of Loser of the Week 5. YourR...

Buck’s CFB Breakdown: Week 5 Edition

Oct 4, 2018
Everybody’s favorite series is back. Who am I kidding every series I do is your favorite series. Nonetheless let me tell what happened over the last few weeks even though you already know what h...

Clemson QB, Trevor Lawrence to Play vs. Wake Forest

Oct 3, 2018
Tiger fans can breathe easier now because after leaving last week’s game against Syracuse because of neck and head injuries, Tigers quarterback Trevor Lawrence is expected to play against Wake F...

Why all of CFB should be cheering for WVU

Oct 3, 2018
West Virginia Mountaineers. Arguably one of if not the hottest teams in all of college football. We knew last season that they were up and coming within the Big 12, but with Baker Mayfield and the S...

SU25: Week 6

Oct 3, 2018
After five weeks of play, we’re getting closer and closer to the halfway mark of the season. Seems like every week there are a couple of teams who come out of no where to jump in the top 25, onl...

Back with the Pac: Week 5

Oct 3, 2018
Week five of Pac-12 football has come and gone revealing the contenders and pretenders of each division are beginning to form. The North continues to prove it is the stronger division, but we might be...

Week Five Was Cool

Oct 2, 2018
Exposition Week Five to me has always been the week where you figure out who’s heading in which direction. The sample size is finally available and we’ve got a solid idea of who is good, w...

The Hangover, Week 5: A Quick Word About Kentucky

Oct 1, 2018
Welcome to the fifth edition of the sophomore season of The Hangover, where I recap the previous weekend in college football. This week, The Hangover comes from Athens, Georgia, home to a fantastic ba...

Biggest Win/Most Cupcake Win of the Week: Week 5

Oct 1, 2018
Week 5 was another rather exciting week of football. Clemson came back late to stay undefeated, Notre Dame is rolling with another win against a ranked team, and Michigan barely survived an upset. Thi...

Start Paying Attention to North Texas

Sep 29, 2018
It seems every year in college football, a random, smaller program not-named Boise State makes a run to the top of the polls. Teams like 2004 (and 2008) Utah, 2009 Ball State, 2012 NIU, 2015 Western M...

Campus Cover 039: Transfer Talk

Sep 28, 2018
Kelly Bryant transfers from Clemson.. should Jalen Hurts do the same at Alabama? We discuss this, play a couple new games, and feed you a ton of correct picks. The Campus Cover is the always off-topic...

Upset Alert: Week 5 Edition

Sep 28, 2018
Not a horrible week in Week 4. Missouri covered, and Kentucky and Purdue both won outright at home in upset wins. Let’s keep moving forward with some big conference matchups this weekend! I present ...

Blake’s Best Bets: Week Five

Sep 28, 2018
Record to Date: 12-18-2 Last week was brutal. The Oregon beat is one of the worst of my entire life. They had a 99% win probability TWICE during the second half and couldn’t close it out. I admi...

Loser of the Week: Week 4

Sep 28, 2018
Picking a loser was easy this week; it has to be Virginia Tech. Virginia Tech suffered an embarrassing loss to Old Dominion on Saturday.  You would think after having a week off due to Hurricane Flor...

#7 Stanford vs #20 Oregon Film Session

Sep 28, 2018
Ya hey we all know why you are here. So no foreplay lets just dive right in to everyone’s favorite series. Obviously to view all the plays you can visit my twitter page where I posted them. Whil...

Is Syracuse a Legit Upset Threat at Clemson?

Sep 28, 2018
After just four weeks of play, this has already been a big season for head coach Dino Babers and the Syracuse Orange football team. The squad, led by quarterback Eric Dungey has a record of 4-0 for th...

Can the Buckeyes Take Down the Happy Valley White Out?

Sep 27, 2018
Last time the Ohio State football ream stepped foot into Beaver Stadium an eerily cold, snowy, and rainy day overtook State College. Neither team could get going consistently on offense or fully gain ...

The Comeback of the Bearcats

Sep 26, 2018
It only took 2 offensive series before coach Luke Fickell replaced QB Hayden Moore with Redshirt freshman Desmond Ridder for the Bearcats. Ridder is a former 3-star recruit for the Bearcats. After tak...

BREAKING: Kelly Bryant to Transfer out of Clemson

Sep 26, 2018
Kelly Bryant started the past 18 games for Clemson… his next start will be for a different school. On Sunday, head coach Dabo Swinney informed Bryant that he was no longer the starting quarterba...

Back with the Pac: Week 4

Sep 26, 2018
With week 4 bringing us the beginning of conference play, #Pac12AfterDark was in full effect! Oregon vs Stanford was the premier game in the conference this past weekend, and it lived up to all of the...

SU25: Week 4

Sep 26, 2018
Alabama (11) Clemson (3) Georgia Ohio State Oklahoma Stanford LSU Washington Auburn West Virginia Notre Dame UCF Penn State Michigan Wisconsin Kentucky Miami (FL) Michigan State Duke Texas BYU Oregon ...

Dan’s Bedtime Thoughts: Week 4

Sep 25, 2018
We were having a discussion in our Slack chat the other day about how other teams stack up with Alabama this year. Our Clemson guys of course thought that they stacked up well, along with a few of our...

Should Notre Dame Stick with Ian Book?

Sep 24, 2018
As was said during ESPN Chicago’s radio broadcast of the Notre Dame game against Wake Forest; it is not too often you switch quarterbacks after starting 3-0. However, the Notre Dame Fighting Irish b...

The Hangover, Week 4: Getting a Sense of What We Know

Sep 24, 2018
Welcome to the fourth edition of the sophomore season of The Hangover, where I recap the previous weekend in college football. This week, The Hangover comes from Tuscaloosa, Alabama, where I finally t...

Biggest Win/Most Cupcake Win of the Week: Week 4

Sep 24, 2018
Week 4 was exciting! As a student and a fan I was at the Cincinnati game when they came back from a 21-0 deficit. That was so much fun to see live, but that’s not what I’m here to tell you right n...

JJ’s Video Game Player of the Week: Dwayne Haskins

Sep 24, 2018
Just like Kyler Murray from OU, Haskins is a player that I figured would end up making this list and is also a possible Heisman contender. Dwayne Haskins hasn’t really played a bad game yet, but thi...

Things Are Pointing Up in Upstate New York

Sep 23, 2018
A very complex title, but the gist is pretty simple. Upstate New York football is somehow, someway on the map. Sorry, Army, I love what y’all did in Norman, but today is about two programs more near...

Behind the Numbers: Old Dominion Shocks Virginia Tech

Sep 22, 2018
Sooo Old Dominion is pretty bad at football. Right? Maybe not. The Monarchs were off to an 0-3 start with losses to Liberty, FIU, and Charlotte. Not exactly heavyweights. So when Virginia Tech came to...

Let’s check in on Ohio State.

Sep 22, 2018
Has the situation gotten all that better? Unless you have been living under a rock, everyone should know about the mess that was Ohio State’s offseason. I think I have published five or six arti...

Are Dynasties in College Football a Good Thing?

Sep 22, 2018
After allowing a 75-yard touchdown pass on the game’s first play from scrimmage, the Alabama Crimson Tide went on to score 62 unanswered points in their week three road victory against Ole Miss. The...

Upset Alert: Week 4 Edition

Sep 22, 2018
Somehow, someway, we got 3 upset picks right straight up last week. Syracuse knocked off Florida State, Troy stunned Nebraska, and in perhaps the biggest surprise of this college football season, Wisc...

Blake’s Best Bets: Week Four

Sep 21, 2018
Record to Date: 8-14-2 (-5 units) We finally found our level last week. Week One went really well, week two went really bad, and week three finally evened out. Buying the half point on Wake Forest sav...

Loser of the Week: Week 3

Sep 21, 2018
Week 3 of college football gave us on of the worst performances we’ll see all season. If you haven’t already figured out who the loser of the week is, here’s a hint… North Texa...

Defensive Heisman Watchlist: Part II

Sep 20, 2018
So we are back again with the greatest idea on the planet. It’s mine so if you use it I will sue you. Nonetheless it is time to update our candidates and how they are doing and introduce a new c...

Week Three’s Good and Bad

Sep 20, 2018
They were the best of times (for some teams), they were the worst of times (for others). Some teams smartly played BYE this week. It’s always good to regroup and just kinda watch other teams tri...

#12 LSU vs #7 Auburn Film Session

Sep 19, 2018
No poll, but I figured the fellow readers of our wonderful website would’ve chosen this game since it was the closest and it was between two really good teams. So here ya go. #12 LSU vs #7 Aubur...

Back with the PAC: Week 3

Sep 19, 2018
Welcome to the first edition of Back with the PAC where we look at the good, the bad, and the ugly happening around the Conference of Champions during football season! Each week will feature a breakdo...

Dan’s Bedtime Thoughts: Week 3

Sep 18, 2018
Another week, another step closer to the Big Ten becoming like the Pac 12 after a laughably dismal showing. Ohio State was one of the few bright spots this week, along with Penn State. The B1G has off...

SEC Releases 2019 Football Schedules

Sep 18, 2018
In the never-ending quest to help the American public make plans well in advance, the SEC released the 2019 football schedules on Tuesday. The SEC has committed to at least one conference game every w...

Big Ten Football Should Scrap its Division System

Sep 18, 2018
Shortly after Maryland and Rutgers announced their intent to join the Big Ten in 2012, the conference implemented its geographical East-West division split. It has been a fine system and was a positiv...

Buck’s CFB Breakdown: Week 3 Edition

Sep 18, 2018
Well, I am back. A lot of stuff happened in college football–like always–so I will give my opinion on those things–like always. If you want more of my thoughts just go to www.bucktho...

Syracuse University: A Football School?

Sep 18, 2018
Walking up to the Carrier Dome this weekend, something felt different. There was the usual scattering of drunk people. The dudes yelling at people saying I would go to hell if I didn’t turn my life ...

JJ’s Video Game Player of the Week: Alan Bowman

Sep 18, 2018
My Video-Game Player of the Week for this week is Alan Bowman, who put up huge numbers as Texas Tech won in a shootout against Houston. This past Saturday, Bowman threw 5 touchdown passes for……...

#SU25: Week 4

Sep 17, 2018
Alabama (10) Clemson (2) Georgia Ohio State Oklahoma LSU Stanford Washington West Virginia Notre Dame Auburn Penn State Mississippi State Virginia Tech UCF Oklahoma State TCU Oregon Wisconsin Michigan...

Biggest Win/Most Cupcake Win of the Week: Week 3

Sep 17, 2018
Week 3 could have gone better, as 3 top 25 teams had to cancel their games due to Hurricane Florence. Everybody here at Student Union Sports send their prayers to everyone affected by the disaster. So...

The Hangover, Week 3: The Picture is Taking Shape

Sep 16, 2018
Welcome to the third edition of the sophomore season of The Hangover, where I recap the previous weekend in college football. This week, The Hangover comes from Auburn, Alabama (gross), where I watche...

Rule Proposal for the NCAA

Sep 15, 2018
It’s not every year that you see two of the worst Power 5 teams playing each other, and today we saw just that. Rutgers and Kansas squared off for the bragging rights of not being the worst team...

KANSAS FOOTBALL IS GOING BOWLING

Sep 15, 2018
Cancel the Rutgers Scarlet Knights’ football program IMMEDIATELY. 55-14? Are you kidding me? KU just put up 55 points on a team that only allowed 52 to THE Ohio State. Urban Meyer on the hot sea...

Blake’s Best Bets: Week Three

Sep 13, 2018
Record to date: 6-12-1 (-5.1 units) What an atrocious week last week. Normally that’s what my week one performance is like, but it came week two. Just disgusting. I’m having really bad luc...

The 10th Anniversary of the Greatest Game Ever Played

Sep 13, 2018
On September 13, 2008, Mississippi State and Auburn squared off at Davis Wade Stadium for what would be an instant classic. It didn’t look as if the barn was ever gonna burn, but with 7:38 left ...

Campus Cover 037: We’re Baaaaack

Sep 13, 2018
We.. um… had some issues come up and are just now returning, but the Campus Cover makes its triumphant return just in time for week 3! In this episode we discuss early season overreactions, what we ...

Loser of the Week: Week 2

Sep 12, 2018
Week two featured some spectacular losers. Florida lost to Kentucky for the first time in 31 years, and the North Carolina Tar Heels got blown out by East Carolina. But this week’s loser of the ...

Nick Bosa: The Heisman Candidate We Need

Sep 12, 2018
As an Ohio State fan, it’s easy to be subjected to the bias that Nick Boss has been one of the best players in the nation, yet it is hard to believe that there have been many players that have p...

#SU25: Week 3

Sep 12, 2018
Alabama (7) Clemson (4) Georgia Ohio State Auburn Oklahoma Wisconsin Stanford Washington West Virginia LSU Notre Dame Virginia Tech Mississippi State TCU UCF Penn State Boise State Oregon Michigan Ari...

Dear Vanderbilt University, Please Hire Jay Cutler.

Sep 11, 2018
After the news out of Vanderbilt that athletic director David Williams would be resigning, Clay Travis dropped into the conversation with an absurd suggestion for the university’s next man up: ...

Upset Alert: Week 3 Edition

Sep 11, 2018
Upsets are one of the most exciting parts of any sport. As we move into Week 3 of the college football season, we start to get a feel for where teams lie. We also get a feel for teams that should be w...

#2 Clemson vs Texas A&M Film Session

Sep 11, 2018
So in the poll on the Student Union twitter, the masses voted that I do my film session on the Clemson-Texas A&M game. So here I am, pleasing the people. This is the game of the year thus far, so ...

DO NOT HIT THE PANIC BUTTON, ARIZONA WILDCATS FANS

Sep 11, 2018
Coming into the season, the Arizona Wildcats had dreams of having a successful season behind new head coach Kevin Sumlin and Heisman candidate Khalil Tate. Yet here we are two weeks into the college f...

Dan’s Bedtime Thoughts: Week 2

Sep 10, 2018
Well, another week is in the books for the college football season, and here are my thoughts on what happened in week two. Clemson is EXTREMELY lucky to leave Kyle Field with a win. I was in Fort Wayn...

JJ’s Video Game Player of the Week: Kyler Murray

Sep 10, 2018
After watching Murray perform the way he did in week 1, I figured it was only a matter of time before he would end up as my Video Game Player of the Week. And it did not take long at all as he has bee...

Biggest Win/Most Cupcake Win of the Week: Week 2

Sep 10, 2018
Week 2 was a rather exciting week, with games like Clemson at A&M going down to wire. With that being said, this week it was pretty easy to pick biggest win, as well as the most cupcake win.  Mos...

OVERREACTION MONDAY

Sep 10, 2018
IT IS MONDAY FOLKS WHICH MEANS ONE THING AND ONE THING ONLY: ANOTHER WEEKEND OF COLLEGE FOOTBALL HAS HAPPENED AND THAT MEANS IT IS TIME TO OVERREACT TO THE EVERYTHING AND ANYTHING THAT OCCURRED. ARIZO...

Blake’s Best Bets: Week Two

Sep 8, 2018
Week One Record- 5-8-1 (-1.4 units) Week One was tough. Week One is always tough. Despite months of offseason research, you don’t know what a team is going to do until you actually watch them pl...

Student Union Top 25: Week 2

Sep 7, 2018
Nothing like a little overreaction after week one. This week we saw Michigan, Miami, and Florida State all take losses in primetime, causing Michigan and Miami to fall to 23 and 24, while having Flori...

The Cup Check 9/7: Presented by Student Union Sports

Sep 7, 2018
On todays episode of the cup check, the boys prepare for the weekend of football with some questionable topics…. Today we are trying to understand the mind of Le’Veon Bell, get to the bott...

Is Nick Saban Trying to Tell Us His Job is Too Easy?

Sep 7, 2018
Tua is obviously the better quarterback, let us make that very clear before we begin.  You may know by now, but Nick Saban went OFF on Maria Taylor when she asked about the QB competition between Jal...

Grading New CFB QB 1’s After Week 1.

Sep 7, 2018
The 2018 College Football season started in August but the first weekend of September marked the start of some fresh new faces who are trying to take their respective teams to the promise land. Among ...

Biggest Win/Most Cupcake Win of the Week

Sep 6, 2018
College football is back! Week 1 has finally come and gone, and there were some great games and some not so great games. This new weekly series is pretty simple: the biggest win of the week in terms o...

Defensive Heisman Watchlist

Sep 6, 2018
As I am sure most of you know the Heisman trophy is more or less a glorified “Best QB or RB” and that is because after Charles Woodson won it in 1997 those are the only two positions that ...

The Best and Worst of CFB: Week One

Sep 6, 2018
Week one is in the books and it’s almost time for week two. But first, let’s go look at the best and worst from the first week of college football. Worst The Big Ten East What a tough week...

Buck’s CFB Breakdown: Week 1

Sep 5, 2018
Week one of college football is in the books, so why not go over what happened? If you want more of my thoughts just go to www.buckthoughts.gov.www/buckthoughts. Should open as a word document. SEC St...

Is Eric Dungey the Best QB in the ACC?

Sep 5, 2018
Hot take title for clickbait or legitimate argument? Eric Dungey has inserted himself into the conversation for the ACC’s best quarterback. And he’s a bad, bad man. Let’s throw away the passing ...

JJ’s Video Game Player of the Week: Keytaon Thompson

Sep 5, 2018
Welcome to the first edition of “JJ’s Video Game Player of the Week.” Each week I will be selecting one player to talk about who put up crazy, video-game like stats. There were a lot of power-fi...

Dan’s Bedtime Thoughts: Week 1

Sep 5, 2018
This past weekend was one that should be celebrated as a national holiday as COLLEGE FOOTBALL IS BACK. Hopefully all your bets, and dartying were as successful as mine.  After the first weekend I rea...

The Hangover, Week 1: Let’s Take Some Temperatures

Sep 4, 2018
Welcome to the first edition of the sophomore season of The Hangover, where I recap the previous weekend in college football. This week, The Hangover comes from Charlotte, North Carolina, where I spe...

Urban Meyer’s Gators and the Perfect “30 for 30”

Sep 4, 2018
Unless you’re living under a rock that doesn’t get ESPN+, we’ve all had to endure the scandals coming out of the Ohio State football program. Urban Meyer’s involvement in covering up for wide ...

On the Biggest Stage the PAC-12 Comes Up Short…Again

Sep 4, 2018
When you think of PAC-12 football in big time games against the SEC there are not too many fond memories that come to mind. No matter how good a PAC-12 team is, they just never seem to stack up to foo...

Loser of the Week: Week 1-Guess Who’s Not Back…

Sep 4, 2018
College football is back and after opening weekend we already have some big-time losers. Welcome to my new weekly article where I will be picking a “Loser of the Week” to commemorate the s...

THE Student Union CFP Predictions

Sep 1, 2018
You can cancel your ESPN, Fox Sports, CBS, NBC, and any other sports channel subscriptions. This is the only sports site you need. And it is that time of the year. Where the best guys come forward and...

What win #1 over UConn told us about the UCF Knights

Aug 31, 2018
The Knights did exactly what they needed to do on the gridiron against UConn on Thursday evening, beating them solidly 56-17 with one of the Husky touchdowns coming late in the fourth quarter.  The U...

Student Union Preseason Top 25 Poll

Aug 31, 2018
College football is back upon us. For weeks we have been previewing the 2018 season and how we think it will all shape up. This preview process concluded with 16 of our most talented writers voting on...

The Johnny Rambos Podcast Episode 28

Aug 31, 2018
On episode 28 of the Johnny Rambos Podcast, Hunt Dad and Johnny return to the booth to talk about preseason football and the Browns’ Hard Knocks season. They discuss Clemson football and the foo...

Blake’s Best Bets: Week One (Thursday/Friday)

Aug 30, 2018
Real college football is officially here. We made it through months of baseball. We survived endless Urban Meyer scandals. We traversed through the brutal Week Zero action, and we are rewarded by the ...

The 20 Greatest voices in Sports

Aug 30, 2018
This article takes a look into the best voices in sports, not just broadcasters and commentators, but the personalities that make your overall sports experiences more enjoyable. 20. Dick Vitale –...

Join SU’s ATS Pick ‘Em Pool

Aug 30, 2018
Do you think you’re among the best of the best? Do you want to test that against the best fans and writers for Student Union? Of course you do.  Welcome to our first annual Student Union Sports...

Zach Smith Imploding On Twitter

Aug 29, 2018
If I am Zach Smith’s attorneys right now, I am shaking my head until it falls off. I am just assuming right now, but I do not think that Zach Smith consulted with his lawyers before taking to tw...

AGI Model: Looking Back at 2017

Aug 29, 2018
If you’ve followed me over the past year, you know that my “AGI” model as I decided to name it has been my child. My goal with this was always to create a tool to predict college foo...

Kellen Mond Named Starting QB for Texas A&M

Aug 28, 2018
Jimbo Fisher announced on Monday that sophomore Kellen Mond will start over Nick Starkel for the Aggies’ season opener vs Northwestern State. Mond was thrown into the fire last season after Star...

Student Union CFB Preview: SEC Poll

Aug 27, 2018
It only took us a little over five weeks, but we have finally reached the conclusion of our conference previews. If you have been paying attention for the past few weeks, thank you for reading! You ha...

Dan’s Bedtime Thoughts

Aug 27, 2018
I’m not really in bed, but there were some thoughts that I wanted to share that we had discussed in our Slack channel. The discussion we were having was that of, “Who is the best head coac...

Student Union CFB Preview: Alabama

Aug 27, 2018
We all know how this goes: Bama is going to be good. Now they might have an extremely good QB, so we are all going to die. So… the Tide are probably going to go to the playoff again. They have b...

Student Union CFB Preview: Georgia Bulldogs

Aug 27, 2018
Fresh off a National Championship appearance and armed with the best 2018 recruiting class, spirits are high in Athens. Head coach Kirby Smart, a branch off the Nick Saban coaching tree, has continued...

The Cup Check 8/24: Presented by Student Union Sports

Aug 24, 2018
The Cup Check 8/24, Presented by Student Union Sports 8/24 Topics/Segments -Urban Meyer Suspended -Clemson QB Battle -NFL Helmet Rules -Dez Bryant….Pick a team dude.. -Best Conference #EmbraceDebate...

Blake’s Best Bets: The Futures Edition

Aug 24, 2018
We finally made it guys. This weekend we will get to watch (semi) real college football. The best way to get juiced up for the college football season is by laying down some action. Every week I am go...

The SU Podcast: Hype SZN ft. Fur

Aug 24, 2018
The Student Union Sports Podcast offers you an inside look at college sports from the perspective of actual college students while also highlighting our talented student writers. Today’s show includ...

Student Union CFB Preview: Auburn Tigers

Aug 24, 2018
Auburn is one of the country’s most recognized brands. They continually contend for the titles in the country’s toughest division (arguably). They are looking up this year. Though they end...

Student Union CFB Preview: SEC Heisman Candidates

Aug 24, 2018
Year after year the SEC hosts a ton of the most talented athletes in college football, and this coming season looks to be no different. Lets take a look at who among these players have the bet shot at...

Student Union CFB Preview: Texas A&M

Aug 24, 2018
Oh man, the past 4-5 years of being an Aggies fan has easily taken a few weeks off my life. Winless Novembers, QBs transferring mid-season (yes, multiple QBs), and even a coaching change. From the goo...

Student Union CFB Preview: Mississippi State

Aug 23, 2018
Best Mississippi State team ever? If Joe Moorhead has anything to say about it, yes When Dan Mullen left for Florida, there was a small amount of panic among the MSU fanbase. This was arguably the bes...

Student Union CFB Preview: SEC Dark Horses

Aug 23, 2018
The SEC has been under Alabama’s thumb for as long as I can remember, but  I will try to convince everyone–mainly myself–that there’s a chance the Tide’s reign of terror...

Student Union CFB Preview: Florida

Aug 23, 2018
Another year, another new head coach for the Gators. This one, however, has a much more proven track record. Is Dan Mullen finally the guy? Last season, the bottom fell out for the Gators and alleged ...

Student Union CFB Preview: South Carolina Gamecocks

Aug 23, 2018
In their second season with Will Muschamp as head coach, the South Carolina Gamecocks finished the year with 9 wins. In each of their past three seasons, their win count has improved. The 2017 season ...

Student Union CFB preview: LSU

Aug 23, 2018
The SEC is the hardest conference all year round. For instance, LSU Tigers had the 15th overall recruiting ranking last year but 5th in the SEC. Ed Orgeron is heading into his 3rd season as the Tigers...

Urban Meyer Suspended. My Thoughts:

Aug 22, 2018
Ohio State has suspended coach Urban Meyer for the team’s first three games after a two-week investigation into allegations that Meyer and others mishandled domestic assault accusations made aga...

Breaking: Urban Meyer Suspended Three Games

Aug 22, 2018
So it took the Ohio State Trustees ALL DAY to come to a decision that we all knew they were going to eventually wind up at. At this point everyone knew he was going to face a suspension of some kind. ...

Student Union CFB Preview: Missouri Tigers

Aug 22, 2018
Last year was quite the Cinderella story for Missouri. After having losing records in 2015 and 2016, it seemed as if they were on that same path in the first half of season going 1-5 and losing their ...

Student Union CFB Preview: Kentucky Wildcats

Aug 22, 2018
The good news is that Kentucky returns 15 starters from a team that went 7-6 last year. The bad news is that they lose their starting quarterback and don’t have a lot of experience at the positi...

Student Union CFB Preview: Ole Miss

Aug 22, 2018
This Ole Miss offense is going to be FUN. The defense has some questions, but expect the Rebels to pull an upset or two in the SEC West. Matt Luke did not have an enviable job in 2017.  Promoted to h...

Student Union CFB Preview: Tennessee

Aug 22, 2018
No longer the champions of life, Tennessee is now lead by a new man. Jeremy Pruitt is yet another Saban assistant to get a head job; it’s time to see which category he is in. The Butch Jones era...

Tailgate SZN Survival Guide

Aug 21, 2018
Beer. Football. Burgers. And more beer. It’s almost every college student’s favorite time of year: Tailgate Season. Here are some pro tips on how to effectively tailgate and make it out alive: 1. ...

Student Union CFB Preview: Arkansas

Aug 20, 2018
Arkansas is about to undergo a complete identity change.  Under new head coach Chad Morris, you will see shift from a pro-style to a spread style offense, along with a reenergized defense under new c...

Gameday Weeks 13-15: The Game, America’s Game

Aug 20, 2018
Rivalries are the lifeblood of collegiate athletics. Rivalry week is the best week of the year. I love it and hate it at the same time. I love the rivalries, the passion of the players and fans, and t...

Student Union CFB Preview: Vanderbilt

Aug 20, 2018
Kyle Shurmur returns for his 8th year under center in Nashville. Okay, not really, but it seems like it. I also bet that you couldn’t name another player on Vanderbilt unless you are a fan of th...

New Rivalry: Battle for the Fist Pump Trophy

Aug 18, 2018
Rutgers adds 2020 home game w/Monmouth — Brett McMurphy (@Brett_McMurphy) August 16, 2018 Rutgers has scheduled Monmouth University as a 2020 opponent, finally providing us with a real battle at...

Student Union College Football Preview: Pac 12 Poll

Aug 17, 2018
The “big three” at the top of the Pac 12 North may be able to compete with those of any division in the country. Because of these teams being super tough, there being five new coaches in t...

The Student Union Hot or Not NFL Recap

Aug 17, 2018
Welcome to Student U’s Hot or Not NFL recap. This isn’t your grandfather’s NFL recap or your father’s either for that matter. Rather than focusing on the NFL stars, we focus on former coll...

Student Union CFB Preview: Washington

Aug 17, 2018
What Chris Petersen is building up in Seattle still isn’t getting enough attention nationally. In the past two seasons, Washington has made the College Football Playoff and then after retooling ...

Student Union CFB Preview: Stanford Cardinal

Aug 17, 2018
For the past decade of PAC-12 football, the Stanford Cardinals have built up a reputation for good coaching, a dominant run game, and winning a lot of football games. The same was true in 2017. The Ca...

Student Union CFB Preview: USC Trojans

Aug 17, 2018
Clay Helton and the USC Trojans survived an early-season upset at the hands of Washington State and a mid-season demolition on the road against rival Notre Dame to win the PAC-12 championship in 2017....

G5 Friday: The Jackson-Johnson Connection

Aug 17, 2018
Who’s ready for some MACtion?? Nothing screams college football more than MAC conference games on Tuesday-Friday nights. And, with the season just around the corner, I thought I’d take a d...

Will New Helmet Rules Affect Football in the Longrun

Aug 16, 2018
The NFL’s Hall of Fame game against the Baltimore Ravens and the Chicago Bears saw the debut of a couple new helmet rules. The first: a player cannot lower his helmet to initiate contact. The second...

Student Union College Football Preview: Oregon Ducks

Aug 16, 2018
Oregon is known possibly as much for their uniforms as they are for their football. The “University of Nike” seemingly has a new uniform design every week, yet, in football they haven̵...

Preseason Props: Betting the Big Ten

Aug 16, 2018
At this time of the year, there’s not a lot of sports betting action to go around. But if you’re like me and gearing up for the college football season, I’m sure you’ve already...

Student Union CFB Preview: Utah

Aug 16, 2018
Kyle Whittingham has been one of the country’s most consistent coaches during his tenure at Utah. However, many are questioning when the division title is going to come. In 14 seasons as the hea...

Student Union CFB Preview: Arizona

Aug 15, 2018
After a strong season under Rich Rodriguez last year, Kevin Sumlin will come to Tuscon to try to keep the momentum going for the Wildcats. Sumlin will have a ton of weapons on the offense with the ele...

Student Union CFB Preview: UCLA Bruins

Aug 15, 2018
UCLA has had a very odd but productive offseason, with Jim Mora, Josh Rosen, and others leaving the team, while new faces such as Chip Kelly, Wilton Speight, and others have joined the team. The team ...

Student Union CFB Preview: California

Aug 15, 2018
While Cal wasn’t anything special last year, second year head coach Justin Wilcox certainly has this team trending in the right direction. The division that they are in makes things tough, but a...

Dan’s Bedtime Thoughts

Aug 14, 2018
As I think to myself everything that is going on with my beloved Buckeyes, I start to wonder, “If everything that has happened is true, who is gonna replace Urb?” Well I’ve put toget...

Student Union CFB Preview: Washington State

Aug 14, 2018
Mike Leach has been nothing short of fantastic for Wazzu, but now faces a huge rebuild and questions about his own future. Under Leach, the cougars have been the epitome of the Air Raid offense invent...

Student Union CFB Preview: Arizona State

Aug 14, 2018
The Sun Devils have a new light shining on them with the hire of Head Coach Herm Edwards. Edwards also brings with him a ton of NFL  talent in guys like Antonio Pierce and Kevin Mawae to held turn th...

Student Union CFB Preview: Colorado Buffaloes

Aug 13, 2018
After a surprise 2016 season which was capped with a PAC-12 South championship, the Colorado Buffaloes took a step back into reality in 2017. Colorado finished last in the South with a record 5-7 with...

2018 Team Preview: Oregon State

Aug 13, 2018
To be frank, it doesn’t look great.  After an abysmal 1-11 2017 season that included a coaching change after a 1-5 start, things seems to have hit rock bottom in Corvallis.  That being said, t...

Does Trevor Lawrence Pass the Eye Test?

Aug 11, 2018
Ok Clemson fans, we get it, Trevor Lawrence is the second coming of Deshaun Watson. Freshman phenom, potential Heisman candidate, going to put up record numbers….We will take your word for it. D...

Student Union CFB Preview: Big 12 Poll

Aug 10, 2018
The Big 12 certainly seems like the most wide open power five conference. Only half of the league returns their starting QBs, with most of those replacements being from last year’s top half. Mos...

Campus Cover 035: ACC Preview

Aug 10, 2018
Cody and PJ are back to talk ACC, including a possible Georgia Tech/Duke bet. Also talk about geography, PJ’s drunkeness, and Chinese food. Take a guess who we pick to win the conference. Regist...

Student Union CFB Preview: Oklahoma Sooners

Aug 10, 2018
Led by Heisman trophy winner Baker Mayfield, OU had a great run in 2017. Their offense was electrifying, averaging 45.1 points per game. Their only regular season loss came as a shocker when they fell...

Student Union CFB Preview: West Virginia Mountaineers

Aug 10, 2018
WVU has historically had top level offenses and this year will be no different. In the very recent future they’ve had extremely high level QBs, such as Pat White and Geno Smith, and this year th...

Student Union CFB Preview: TCU

Aug 9, 2018
Gary Patterson and his pack of Horned Frogs had a decent 2017-18 season, going 11-3 and having another great year, unlike every other Texas college team. This is their 3rd year out of the past 4 winni...

Big 12 BOLD Predictions

Aug 9, 2018
Every season there are multiple events that occur that majority of people don’t see coming. Some people try to predict outrageous things before the season starts so if they actually happen they seem...