2018 Cure Bowl Preview

Dec 13, 2018
Tulane (6-6) vs Louisiana (7-6) The Cure Bowl will kick off on Saturday December 15th at 2:30 EST in Camping World Stadium in Orlando, Florida and can be seen on CBS Sports. It would have been much mo...

2018 New Mexico Bowl Preview

Dec 13, 2018
New Mexico Bowl (Albuquerque, New Mexico): Utah State (10-2) vs. North Texas (9-3) The New Mexico Bowl kicks off at 2 PM this Saturday on ESPN. Utah State last won the New Mexico Bowl in 2014, defeati...

Wanna See a Dead Body?

Dec 13, 2018
November 24th was a great day in the eyes of Ohio State fans. We witnessed one of the most dominant displays in ‘The Game’s” history, finding the Buckeyes victorious 62-39. On Decemb...

2018 Camellia Bowl Preview

Dec 13, 2018
Raycom Media Camellia Bowl (Montgomery, Alabama): Georgia Southern (9-3) vs. Eastern Michigan (7-5) The Camellia Bowl pits a MAC conference opponent vs a Sun Belt foe for the fourth time. The Sun Belt...

An Interview with Connor Rogers from Bleacher Report

Dec 12, 2018
Connor Rogers covers the NFL Draft for Bleacher Report and is the co-host of the Stick to Football podcast. Connor was kind enough to take some time out of his busy schedule and answer a few questions...

The Kyler Murray Twitter Witch Hunt is Disgraceful

Dec 10, 2018
After finishing up one of the best statistical seasons in college football history, Oklahoma quarterback Kyler Murray was honored with the Heisman trophy on Saturday. Murray became the second straight...

Ex-Texas A&M QB Wins Award

Dec 9, 2018
As if being a Texas A&M fan isn’t depressing enough, we now have to watch our once golden child lifting up the Johnny Manziel Remembrance Trophy. I still remember the day that Kyler AND that oth...

Kyler Murray Wins Heisman

Dec 8, 2018
After one of the longer Heisman presentation shows of recent memory, this time filled with awkward segments and enough missed jokes to make you think a Kansas quarterback was making them. Where was I?...

America’s Game

Dec 8, 2018
One of the great things about rivalries in college football is how unique they are. No other rivalry in American sports is quite like the football game played between the United States Military Academ...

Braden Mann Deserves A Heisman #ChangeMyMind

Dec 8, 2018
Hello, I am still alive and doing well. As for my absence for the past month, as it may of possibly been known, I am Enrolled in EMT School. During this time, I have non-stop been studying, in school,...

Student Union Sports – More Than a Sports Website

Dec 7, 2018
In April 2017, I started “The Johnny Rambos Podcast”, which can be found on SoundClound & Itunes. It was always a dream of mine to talk about sports for a living and maybe make some mo...

2018 Coaching Hire Grades

Dec 7, 2018
This college football season may be drawing to a close, but the head coaching hires that teams make this offseason will shape the sport for years to come. So far over a dozen programs have replaced th...

What’s the Problem With the PAC12?

Dec 6, 2018
It seems as if this is the question surrounding the PAC 12 every year, “What is their problem?” Every year it seems as if the so called ‘Conference of Champions’ is left just w...

The Alabama Head Coach Clinic Continues

Dec 5, 2018
Saban pumps out head coaches like Phillip Rivers does kids. Another year, another Alabama coordinator becoming a Head Coach. Who is it this time? OC Mike Locksley, who has been tabbed for the Maryland...

The Retirement of Old Man Bill

Dec 5, 2018
On Sunday, December 2nd we saw what many deemed impossible. The legendary, vampire man Bill Snyder retired from coaching Kansas State. In his legendary 27 year career, he accumulated 215 wins-117 loss...

Kelly Bryant to Missouri

Dec 4, 2018
Well, the Tigers don’t have to worry about life after Drew Lock. Just like that, we have the first of the grad-QB transfer dominoes to fall. Former Clemson QB Kelly Bryant has announced his dest...

#SU25: Final Rankings

Dec 4, 2018
Alabama (9) Clemson (1) Notre Dame Oklahoma Georgia Ohio State UCF Michigan Washington Florida Washington State Texas LSU Penn State Kentucky West Virginia Fresno State Texas A&M Mississippi State...

Heisman Finalists: Who’s Got The Edge?

Dec 4, 2018
Tua Tagovailoa, QB, Alabama  Among the three finalists, Tua has arguably been the Heisman front-runner for most of the season.  This season, his play has helped lead the Crimson Tide to an unbeaten ...

BREAKING: Urban Meyer to Retire After Rose Bowl

Dec 4, 2018
We thought it may happen sooner or later, but it has just become official this morning that Urban Meyer will be retiring from coaching and will coach his last game for Ohio State at the Rose Bowl on J...

The Hangover, Week 14: Who’s In?

Dec 3, 2018
Welcome to the twelfth edition of the sophomore season of The Hangover, where I recap the previous weekend in college football. This week, The Hangover comes to you from Atlanta, Georgia, where I witn...

No Matter What, Notre Dame Should Be In

Dec 1, 2018
For the second time under head coach Brian Kelly, the Notre Dame Fighting Irish has finished the regular season with a perfect 12-0 record.  The first time came back in 2012, and it landed his team i...

Breaking Down the Big 12 Championship

Nov 30, 2018
Tale of the Tape #14 Texas (9-3) vs #5 Oklahoma (11-1) Line: Oklahoma -7.5 O/U 78 What’s at Stake? These two teams previously played back on October 6th in what was a thrilling 48-45 victory tha...

UCF Does Not Deserve Respect Yet

Nov 30, 2018
As we head into conference championship week, the second to last college football playoff rankings have been released after a big finish to the regular season. For the first time in the short five-sea...

Texas Tech hires Matt Wells

Nov 29, 2018
Tech got themselves a good one. Just days after firing Kliff Kingsbury, Texas Tech has decided on their next head coach. After initial reports suggested that Mike Leach and Dana Holgorsen, the Red Rai...

Ranking All Ten Conference Championships

Nov 29, 2018
There is a lot on the line this weekend. College football playoff berths, matchups with heated rivals, and conference championship games. But which of the 10 conference championship games should you b...

Loser of the Week: Week 13

Nov 29, 2018
Anytime your head coach loses a game drenched in Gatorade, your’e gonna be Loser of the Week (yes I watched Ohio State beat down Michigan).  After an interception by Kellen Mond with only 29 se...

Let them plant the flag

Nov 28, 2018
After Florida’s beatdown of Florida State on Saturday, the normal rivalry nonsense began taking place. Gator players, ecstatic that they had beaten their foes from Tallahassee for the first time sin...

Michigan State’s Offensive Offense Needs Changes

Nov 27, 2018
Coming into the 2018 season, Michigan State had huge expectations. The Spartans brought back just about every starter from a team that won probably the quietest ten games of all time.  2018 was suppo...

Is Khalil Tate Transferring?

Nov 27, 2018
Kevin Sumlin just finished up a disappointing first season as the University of Arizona football coach. To make matters worse, there is talk of another quarterback transferring away from a team he has...

The Hangover, Week 13: Let’s Talk Playoff Scenarios

Nov 26, 2018
Welcome to the eleventh edition of the sophomore season of The Hangover, where I recap the previous weekend in college football. This week, The Hangover comes to you from Tuscaloosa, Alabama, where I ...

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

Nov 26, 2018
It was rivalry week, mostly everyone’s favorite week of college football. This is the one week in football where I expect every game to be relatively close. Well this year was almost the complete op...

South Carolina vs. Clemson Game Preview

Nov 24, 2018
The best weekend of the college football season is here, which means another edition of The Palmetto Bowl. The #2 ranked Clemson Tigers host unranked South Carolina this weekend, and are looking to wi...

Loser of the Week: Week 12

Nov 23, 2018
West Virginia failed to clinch a Big 12 Championship game berth, but they did manage to clinch their second Loser of the Week honors of the season with a loss to Oklahoma State.  Oklahoma State QB Ta...

Back with the Pac: Week 12

Nov 21, 2018
After twelve weeks of Pac-12 football, one of the division races has finally been decided. After overcoming multiple injuries, Utah is the champion of the Pac-12 South! The North division comes down t...

The Office: CFB Head Coach Edition

Nov 21, 2018
I know this is something that must run through everyone’s mind, but I figured it should be on the internet. If you are interested in what I think about you can visit my blog at www.buckthoughts....

What College GameDay is like

Nov 21, 2018
It was a 14-hour trip from Cincinnati, OH to Orlando, FL; but I made the drive. For what reason some may ask, but for any college football fan it was an obvious answer. College GameDay was being hoste...

Notre Dame thrashes Syracuse to move to 11-0

Nov 20, 2018
This past Saturday the No. 3 ranked Notre Dame Fighting Irish extended their undefeated record and playoff campaign with a 36-3 victory over the No.12 ranked Syracuse Orange at Yankee Stadium. As I me...

SU Top 25: 11/20

Nov 20, 2018
Alabama (10) Clemson (2) Notre Dame Michigan Georgia UCF Oklahoma Washington State LSU Ohio State Utah State Texas West Virginia Florida Washington Boise State Penn State Utah Kentucky Syracuse Army P...

The Hangover, Week 12: Maybe UCF Does Belong

Nov 19, 2018
Welcome to the tenth edition of the sophomore season of The Hangover, where I recap the previous weekend in college football. This week, The Hangover comes to you from Knoxville, Tennessee, where I wi...

Colorado Fires HC Mike MacIntyre

Nov 19, 2018
After almost six seasons in Boulder, Colorado has decided to move on from head coach Mike MacIntyre. After coming from San Jose State in 2013, MacIntyre amassed a 30-44 record over his tenure with the...

Rough Weekend for Syracuse Fans

Nov 18, 2018
This weekend was supposed to be a Syracuse fan’s ultimate dream. Three games between the men’s basketball team and the football team would be held in New York City. The men’s basketball team...

Les Miles to Kansas: Wave the Grass?

Nov 16, 2018
Ever since the announcement was made that David Beaty would not be returning for the 2019 season, rumors began flying around Lawrence regarding the next head football coach. But today, sources to Spor...

Upstate NY Fan on Notre Dame vs Syracuse

Nov 16, 2018
This Saturday the No. 3 Notre Dame Fighting Irish are taking on the No. 12 Syracuse Orange at Yankee Stadium. Notre Dame football is my favorite team in all of sports and they are playing my (much imp...

CFB: Week 12 Preview

Nov 15, 2018
After an incredibly pedestrian week 11 that saw the top 10 go undefeated, there’s one thing college football fans (minus fans of Alabama, Clemson, Notre Dame and Michigan of course), are craving...

Loser of the Week: Week 11

Nov 14, 2018
Kentucky traveled to Knoxville to snap their 16-game losing streak at Tennessee, but instead they extended it and landed them the title Loser of the Week in week 11. After a disappointing loss in the ...

Where did Pitt come from?

Nov 14, 2018
The ACC Coastal has always been one of the weirdest elements of college football. Ever since the days of Virginia Tech rule during the late 2000s, the division seems to be perpetually up-for-grabs. So...

Back with the Pac: Week 11

Nov 14, 2018
Another thrilling week of Pac-12 football has concluded, and the division races are heating up. The North is down to both Washington schools meaning the Apple Cup will likely determine the winner of t...

College Football Coach of the Year Contenders

Nov 14, 2018
With the month of November in full swing and teams looking to finish their campaigns strong, I thought it would be appropriate to look at the guys that got them there; the coaches. And with the Home D...

The Hangover, Week 11: Waiting for Chaos

Nov 12, 2018
Welcome to the ninth edition of the sophomore season of The Hangover, where I recap the previous weekend in college football. After an off week in preparation for a broadcast, The Hangover comes to yo...

Tom Herman: Does. Not. Care.

Nov 11, 2018
Former Ohio State WR Coach Zach Smith is off the Henny once again, and this time his target is Tom Herman, who does not care one bit. “Ok. Cool Hook Em! 🤘” ARE YOU KIDDING ME? Lest we f...

Campus Cover 043: Blind Resume Test

Nov 7, 2018
The Campus Cover is the always off-topic, sometimes correct college football gambling podcast presented by Student Union Sports. Not only do we have your picks of the week, but PJ and Cody give you en...

Back with the Pac: Week 10

Nov 7, 2018
Just like that, there are only three weeks of Pac-12 football left in the regular season. The Pac-12 North appears to be coming down to an Apple Cup showdown between Washington and Washington State. T...

JJ’s Video Game Player of the Week: All of Clemson

Nov 7, 2018
This week I had to put the spotlight on an entire team. Clemson beating Louisville by 61 points, 77-16, is outrageous. 10 different players scored a touchdown. Clemson put up 661 yards of total offens...

Thank You, Eric Dungey

Nov 7, 2018
As a season ticket holder and Syracuse native, football success is not something we are used to seeing. Sure, Cuse basketball gives us all something to cheer about, but for Syracuse football, losing i...

#SU25: Week 11

Nov 6, 2018
Alabama (10) Clemson (3) Notre Dame Michigan Georgia Central Florida West Virginia Oklahoma Washington State Ohio State LSU Syracuse Kentucky Fresno State Boston College Utah State UAB NC State Iowa S...

Fight On: Ranking The Best College Fight Songs

Nov 6, 2018
Call ’em the best, most memorable, most recognizable: fight songs become ingrained in your mind, even if you can’t remember the associated school. When you listen to this list, there’...

Comparing Dynasties: Golden State and Alabama

Nov 6, 2018
This past weekend, the #1 ranked Alabama Crimson Tide completely shut down the then-#3 LSU Tigers 29-0 in Death Valley. After the game, just about every sports fan who had high hopes that Alabama woul...

Biggest Win/Most Cupcake Win of the Week: Week 10

Nov 5, 2018
Week 10 was not as exciting as the weeks past, but it was still thrilling nonetheless. Teams on the outside of the rankings looking in such as Houston and South Florida faltered against inferior oppon...

Beaty Fired, It’s Basketball Season

Nov 5, 2018
After four years of David Beaty football in Lawrence, new AD Jeff Long announced the football program would be moving in a different direction come season’s end. Beaty will exit the scene with t...

CFB: Week Ten Preview

Nov 3, 2018
Games to Watch No. 6 Georgia (-9.5) at No. 11 Kentucky (3:30 CBS) Just like everyone expected, the SEC East will be decided this Saturday in Lexington, Kentucky. Each team comes in 7-1, 5-1 and have b...

No Shave November With The U

Nov 2, 2018
It is never a bad time to reflect on mental health. Here at Student Union we’ve decided to use all of the hot takes and facial hair in our power to make a positive difference this November. Move...

Syracuse Football Earns First Ranking Since 2001

Nov 1, 2018
After an upset-heavy weekend of college football, 7 new teams found their way into the AP Top 25. And for the first time since 2001, Syracuse was one of them. The Orange knocked off No. 22 NC State at...

My Top 4 Predictions

Oct 31, 2018
So as I am sure you all know by now, the first CFP rankings came out yesterday. Now a lot of people are pissed because LSU is #3, and pretty much ignoring that they are playing Alabama this week so th...

Could Bama actually beat an NFL team?

Oct 31, 2018
Every year we hear about Bama having top tier recruits and the best coaching in all of CFB. With that, some people will always ask the stupid, yet intriguing question… “Could Alabama beat ...

JJ’s Video Game Player of the Week: D’Eriq King

Oct 31, 2018
Houston handed USF their first loss this Saturday, 57-36, behind QB D’Eriq King’s incredible performance. King scored 7 touchdowns (5 passing, 2 rushing) and had 551 total yards offense. He accoun...

#MinshewForHeisman

Oct 31, 2018
All Hail our new lord, a flavor saver savior, Gardner Minshew II, the new sheriff over in Leachville. After Luke Faulk, arguably one of the greatest QB’s in PAC-12 history left, this man wieldin...

Scariest CFB Players

Oct 31, 2018
It’s Halloween. It means one of two things: You’re out partying until 3am and gonna regret doing so because it’s a god damn Wednesday and it is the middle of a School/Work week. You&...

Back with the Pac: Week 9

Oct 31, 2018
It was officially upset week for Pac-12 football this past weekend. Three ranked teams lost, all coming from the North division, which leaves us with one clear front runner with three weeks to play. T...

Urban Meyer Coming Back?

Oct 31, 2018
Ever since the end of Purdue’s blowout win over Ohio State, people around the country have been rumbling about Urban Meyer possibly leaving the Buckeye sideline prior to next season. The same Bu...

The First CFP Poll is Out… Things Happened.

Oct 31, 2018
Oh UCF Fans are Going to be Upset. With the release of the first edition of the College Football Playoff, teams know where they stand going into the tail end of the season. Some fans have to be very e...

Maryland Board of Regents does dumb thing.

Oct 31, 2018
Obviously, we have learned nothing from this. According to Rick Maese, sports writer for the Washington Post, DJ Durkin seems to be a lot safer than we all originally thought. On top of this, AD Damon...

The Hangover, Week 9: All Eyes on the SEC

Oct 29, 2018
Welcome to the eighth edition of the sophomore season of The Hangover, where I recap the previous weekend in college football. This week, The Hangover comes from Jacksonville, Florida, where Georgia r...

#4 LSU Has Forfeited Any Chance Vs. #1 Alabama

Oct 29, 2018
In a wild turn of events, it appears that the LSU Tigers have forgone any realistic chance to beat Alabama this Saturday. Vegas has released the lines for college football’s game of the week at ...

Biggest Win/Most Cupcake Win of the Week: Week 9

Oct 29, 2018
Week 9 was not the best week to be a ranked team, as 11 of the top 25 teams lost, 7 of those 11 teams lost to unranked teams. Texas got knocked off by Oklahoma St., Syracuse beat NC State for only the...

CFP Contention Update

Oct 27, 2018
With the official College Football Playoff rankings coming out next week, here is a last-minute update. Despite the chaos this week (Ohio State, Oregon), the top four is relatively solid. Before the f...

Comparing this years QB prospects to last years

Oct 26, 2018
Now, lets get real…This years QB’s is not great at all, like borderline disgusting. If you had to compare this years class to last years, it’s like choosing between the Prom Queen, a...

Campus Cover 042: Dan Jakes

Oct 26, 2018
This week the guys are joined by fellow Student Union contributor Daniel Jakes (@danimalj) as they all talk about the ranking of G5 teams, UAB (of course), Texas, and more. Last, but not least, we dis...

JJ’s Video Game Player of the Week: D.J. Knox

Oct 25, 2018
D.J. Knox, running back from Purdue, is this week’s Video Game Player of the Week. Knox ran for 128 yards and 3 touchdowns this Saturday. While other players may have put up stats larger than D.J....

Back with the Pac: Week 8

Oct 24, 2018
Once again the Pac-12 continues to consume itself. This week in Pac-12 football, Pullman, Washington continues to prove to be a death sentence for ranked teams playing there. In the south, Utah picked...

Is it time to talk about the B1G West?

Oct 24, 2018
After this weekend we see four teams at the top of the B1G West with only one loss. Northwestern (4-1), Iowa (3-1), Wisconsin(3-1), and Purdue (3-1) all find themselves competing for a spot in Indy to...

The sleeping giant UCF is now wide awake

Oct 24, 2018
This is getting out of hand.  After climbing upwards in the polls in consecutive weeks, it seems as if UCF has hit their ceiling at the number 10 spot, as they have been stuck there for two consecuti...

SU25: October 24th

Oct 24, 2018
Alabama (10) Clemson (1) Notre Dame LSU Michigan UCF Oklahoma Georgia Texas Florida Ohio State Kentucky West Virginia Washington State Washington Iowa Texas A&M Oregon Penn State USF Wisconsin App...

Biggest Win/Most Cupcake Win of the Week: Week 8

Oct 23, 2018
Week 8 has come and gone, and it is a week I certainly want to forget. My beloved Bearcats lost a conference game to Temple in OT. It was also a week to forget for the Buckeyes. Other teams, however, ...

The Hangover, Week 8: Meyer’d in Uncertainty

Oct 22, 2018
Welcome to the seventh edition of the sophomore season of The Hangover, where I recap the previous weekend in college football. This week, The Hangover comes from Knoxville, Tennessee, where Tua Tagov...

UCF Still Gets No Respect And I’m Over It

Oct 22, 2018
I’ve been pushed over the limit now. As the college day was wrapping up and I had just witnessed Purdue make OSU their PurDaddy, Wazzu once again ruining the Pac-12’s chances at a playoff ...

Dan’s Bedtime Thoughts: Sorry for the Hiatus

Oct 22, 2018
I’m sorry for the couple of weeks off, my fellow companions. I’m just now getting into the flow of things again, so I figured that I’d pump out some content while I can’t sleep...

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
Well that’s that. The Stoops family is no longer when it comes to the staff of the Sooners. This is Lincoln Riley’s team now. Has been for a year and now he’s shocked the nation in h...

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
Noooo! Not like this, Coach O! Florida? LSU’s defense has been so good all year, but it was a pick-6 that finally ended the Tigers’ perfect season bid. Joe Burrow couldn’t get it don...

By God, Texas IS Back.

Oct 7, 2018
They actually did the damn thing and took down #7 Oklahoma! After losing to B1G powerhouse MARYLAND(!) in the first game of the 2018 campaign, it seemed as though Texas was on it’s way to anothe...

Kansas Football: At Least We Have Volleyball

Oct 7, 2018
Well, you can’t win ’em all, and luckily for the Jayhawks, they have two wins already in 2018, so they won’t lose ’em all either. Another fantastic defensive outing washed away...

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

Oct 7, 2018
A big victory on Saturday night against #24 Virginia Tech once again proved to the nation that Notre Dame is not messing around in 2018. With wins over Michigan to begin the season, now two consecutiv...

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...

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… How does a...

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...

A case for an alternative Big Ten Championship game

Sep 20, 2018
Ohio State is the best team in the Big Ten. This isn’t really a hot take or news in any way. Even without head coach Urban Meyer, they got off to a great start, outscoring opponents in the first...

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. What I saw The Good...

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...