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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Loser of the Week: Week 10

Nov 10, 2018
After winning 5 games in a row, securing a #11 CFP ranking, and looking to be like true contenders in the SEC East, the Florida Gators threw all that away for a chance to be the coveted Loser of the W...

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...

Notre Dame’s Playoff Chances

Oct 31, 2018
The first official College Football Playoff rankings have been announced and the Notre Dame Fighting Irish have been placed at #4. And according to the ESPN’s College Football Playoff Predictor, the...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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 ...

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...

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 ...

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...

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: 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 ...

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: 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...

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...

Gameday Preview Weeks 11 & 12: Benedict Arnold Sucks

Aug 6, 2018
Week 11 East Lansing, Michigan: Ohio State @ Michigan State Aside from the 2017 debacle, this has been one of the most competitive games in the Big Ten the last few years. Ohio State fans and Michigan...

Student Union CFB Preview: Minnesota

Jul 31, 2018
Football is a really simple game that requires a few things to be successful at the college level. I don’t just mean successful in regards to winning championships or eight or nine games, I mean...

Student Union CFB Preview: Florida State

Jul 26, 2018
2017 was certainly a down year for the Seminoles. After knocking off Michigan in the Orange Bowl in 2016, 2017’s team stood the test of losing stars and, more prominently, injury. After starting...

The Types of Transfers in College Football

Jul 26, 2018
Transfers Studs like J.J Watt, Aaron Rodgers, Alvin Kamara, and Baker Mayfield all had to do some sort of transferring when they were a college student. I went to three different schools in three year...

Student Union CFB Preview: Duke Blue Devils

Jul 24, 2018
Las season, Duke’s young core led by the not-so-young David Cutcliffe had a season that looked a lot like a large, desolate valley in between two beautifully verdant hills. Their youth showed ma...

Student Union CFB Preview: Syracuse Orange

Jul 23, 2018
The Syracuse Orange almost turned a corner in 2017. Almost. However, after beating Clemson for their fourth win of the season, the Orange failed to win another game. Once again, the tide appears to be...

Top Pro Prospects From Each FBS Conference

Jul 19, 2018
Fur’s pro prospects, Football season is upon us people, so I figured I’d celebrate by throwing out my predictions for the best pro prospects from each FBS conference. Every year you’...

Prospects that have left New Jersey

Jul 15, 2018
Hello guys, my name is Fur and this is my first article for Student Union Sports, so lets just get right into it. The other day I was on twitter and saw this tweet. I just watched my first college foo...

Jake Fromm is Bad at Lakes, Breaks his Hand

Jul 5, 2018
Over the holiday week, Georgia quarterback Jake Fromm broke his non-throwing hand in a “freak lake accident.” The incident occurred Monday on Lake Burton in Georgia. Georgia fans can hold ...

College Football Prediction: North Carolina Tar Heels

Jun 30, 2018
Continuing on with our series after talking about Tennessee, we have the North Carolina Tar Heels. After posting an abysmal 3-9 record, the Tar Heels will be trying to restore some of their credibilit...

Jerry Rice Talking About a Return Makes me Wonder

Jun 30, 2018
Recently one of the greatest players in the history of the NFL, Jerry Rice made a wild yet not totally unrealistic claim. The 55-year-old said that he could still play in the NFL. Also, former teammat...

The Carrier Dome: A Diamond in the Rough

Jun 29, 2018
When thinking of some of the greatest college football venues, places like “The Big House” and “Death Valley” come to mind among a number of many others. And due to the fact that there are so ...

Rich Rodriguez: An Odyssey

Jun 18, 2018
Rich Rodriguez recently found himself out of a job. His path leading to quasi-retirement is one of the most fascinating stories in college football. Rich Rod started in the old Big East and eventually...

Alabama Doesn’t Need an Ultimatum at QB

Jun 11, 2018
Between Tua Tagovailoa and Jalen Hurts, Alabama has the most intriguing QB battle in the nation heading into this fall. A lot of the takes surrounding this competition indicate that Nick Saban can hav...

Heisman Campaigns Gone Awry

Jun 8, 2018
The Heisman Trophy is probably the most prestigious individual award in American sports. Summer is the perfect time to get a Heisman campaign going. I’m already campaigning for Will Grier and JK...

College Football Prediction: Tennessee Volunteers

May 30, 2018
We are a few months away from the beginning of college football. So until then I will attempt to go over all Power 5 teams schedule and predict their W-L record. We will be starting with the SEC and t...

Who Are The System QB Teams In College Football

May 21, 2018
We hear it all the time. “*Insert NFL QB Here* is a system Quarterback.” Most notably, QB’s such as Blake Bortles, Joe “Elite” Flacco, and even Thomas Edward Patrick Brad...

Top 5 Dynasties in College Football Since 1960

May 12, 2018
Becoming a dynasty is perhaps one of if not the highest accomplishment a team can reach in sports. Over the past nearly 60 years, college football has certainly had their fair share of dynasties. Many...

Weeks 3 & 4: Curb Your Optimism

May 1, 2018
These two weeks feature some make or break games for teams with zero margin for error in 2018. In parts of America, fall will start to creep into college football stadiums. In other parts, it’s ...

Shea Patterson: Bad?

May 1, 2018
Michigan got some real big news this past week when it was reported that Shea Patterson would be eligible for Michigan immediately. Good for them! Ever since Wilton Speight got hurt way back in 2016, ...

HBO Struck Gold With “Paterno” Movie

Apr 11, 2018
I have long been a fan of HBO programming, ever since I discovered The Wire and The Soprano’s (two of the greatest shows ever, don’t even try to argue with me). Once again, HBO has outdone...

Dear Joey Freshwater: Volume VI

Apr 1, 2018
We’re back, folks! After a few weeks on the job for me and a few weeks of off-the-grid redneck shenanigans for Joey, we’ve returned to give you an Easter edition of the best question and a...

Notre Dame-Alabama Home and Home? Let’s Do It

Mar 27, 2018
According to several reports, two of college football’s most storied (and hated) programs, Notre Dame and Alabama, are in the works of scheduling a home and home series. Apparently, Alabama is a...

Greatest Collegiate Sports Upsets

Mar 22, 2018
Before this past week, 16 seeds in the men’s NCAA Tournament had been 0-135 against number one seeds since the tournament moved to 64 teams in 1985. Many experts predicted that we would never see a ...

The Student Union Sports Podcast: Trivia Edition

Feb 6, 2018
Todays Episode of the Student Union Sports Podcast features the first round of the Student Union Trivia Tournament of Champions (Its a working title…) Writers competing include Johnny Rambos, PJ...

Syracuse Stays in the Family for QB Coach Hire

Feb 5, 2018
Football is a game that promotes family, so Syracuse head coach Dino Babers’s recent hire at quarterback coach makes perfect sense. On February 3, Syracuse announced that Kirk Martin, a long-tim...

College Mascots I Would Not Fight

Feb 2, 2018
Maybe it’s just me, but every sporting event I go to I size up the mascot (except you Uga, I just want to pet you). For example, I’m fairly confident I could annihilate Brutus the Buckeye....

Does Jim Harbaugh Need to Have a Big Year in 2018?

Jan 31, 2018
As a diehard a college football fan, the offseason can be a bit slow and boring. Much of the focus is centered around former players leaving for the NFL draft, as well as new players coming in throug...

Playoffs? PLAYOFFS!

Jan 29, 2018
It’s been a few weeks since the National Championship game and people are still talking about the performance of the Alabama football team. Many forget that Alabama was the fourth seed entering ...

5 Players to Watch in the Senior Bowl

Jan 26, 2018
This Saturday, some of our favorite players will be stepping on the field as collegiate athletes for one last time. All of their hard work and dedication will be paying off as they look to make it big...

College Football’s perfect coaching staff

Jan 10, 2018
With the 2017 season now in the rearview, it’s that time of year again: #debateSZN. Time to dive head first into topics that will more than likely never even come close to reality, but we still ...

Calvin Ridley declares for the NFL Draft

Jan 10, 2018
After helping lead Alabama to a second national championship in the past three seasons, Calvin Ridley has declared for the NFL draft, deciding to forego his final year of eligibility. The junior wideo...

Why the College Football Playoff should NOT expand

Jan 2, 2018
Much like my gut after the holidays, the Playoff has no room for expansion. While most people want an 8, maybe 16 team Playoff field… I’m here to tell you it would be a mistake. Four is th...

Why the SEC is the Most Overrated Conference in CFB

Jan 2, 2018
I get it. The SEC has two teams in the National Championship game. But, this still needs to be brought up because the issue is as prominent as it’s ever been. It’s also like beating a dead...

Pinstripe Bowl Preview

Dec 26, 2017
Iowa and Boston College will meet in the Pinstripe Bowl at Yankee stadium in a game that will look like some old school Big Ten football. With cold weather predicted and both teams heavy on the ground...

An ACC Football Christmas

Dec 25, 2017
It’s Christmas season, and that means Santa is about to mount his sleigh and give presents to people all over the world. For once, everyone is cheerful, which around the ACC is partly because the co...

A Journey into the Unknown: Taking the JUCO Route

Dec 25, 2017
Dear Frustrated High School Athlete, I know your pain. The feeling of being unwanted by the schools you were hoping to attend. The feeling that all your work was for nothing. I am here to tell you tha...

Jimbo Fisher: Will He Stay or Will He Go?

Nov 30, 2017
What the hell is going on with Jimbo Fisher? As of this moment, the current Florida State head coach has not released where he will be coaching next season. Many associated with Florida State, includi...

It’s Time for Notre Dame to Move On

Nov 27, 2017
After a great start to the 2017 season, the Notre Dame Fighting Irish have fallen apart at the seams once again. Just last year, the Fighting Irish finished a dismal season with a 4-8 record. In 2017,...

USC vs Clemson: The Only Game That Matters

Nov 26, 2017
Another year and another heated matchup between the Palmetto State rivals of the Clemson Tigers and the South Carolina Gamecocks. If you grew up in South Carolina like myself, then you know just how i...

Chip Kelly Makes his Glorious Return to the Pac-12

Nov 25, 2017
It has been five long years since Chip Kelly has coached in a college football game. Today, the former mastermind behind the explosive Oregon offenses of 2009 to 2012 has returned to the Pac-12 confer...

Ideal Coaches for CFB Teams: Part 3

Nov 23, 2017
The final piece of the coaching puzzle! Here it is, enjoy: Tennessee: Dan Mullen While Butch Jones should be commended for rebuilding Tennessee after the disastrous tenures of Lane Kiffin and Derek Do...

2017 College Football Coach of the Year Candidates

Nov 22, 2017
Mark Richt (University of Miami)  In just his second season in Coral Gables, Richt has the Miami Hurricanes in a great position for a playoff berth. The Canes have their first 10-win season in 14 yea...

Contender or Pretender?: Heisman Rankings Week 12

Nov 22, 2017
This Saturday (save for Army-Navy), the college football regular season will sadly come to an end. With the end of another exciting regular season, the College Football Playoff will commence for the f...

The Hangover, Week 12

Nov 20, 2017
Welcome to the fourth edition of The Hangover, where I recap the previous weekend in college football. This week, The Hangover comes from Athens, Georgia, home of a great bar scene and a pretty good f...

Contender or Pretender?: Heisman Rankings Week 11

Nov 18, 2017
As the semester begins to sing it’s swan song, so too does the college football season. College basketball regular season play is beginning to heat up at the same time as the Heisman race. The n...

Playoff Eliminator Week 11

Nov 15, 2017
As the playoff committee has released their thoughts on the landscape of the college football playoff, so the playoff eliminator rolls on. There are nine teams that still have a possible path to the p...

The Hangover, Week 11

Nov 13, 2017
Welcome to the third edition of The Hangover, where I recap the previous weekend in college football. This week, The Hangover comes a day later than I originally intended. My laptop broke Sunday morn...

Tennessee Volunteers Fire Head Coach Butch Jones

Nov 13, 2017
After five below average football seasons at the University of Tennessee, the Butch Jones era has come to an end, as announced by the University on Sunday November 12th. The firing came as no surprise...

How the Rankings SHOULD Look on Tuesday

Nov 12, 2017
You hear coaches say that the midseason rankings don’t matter and they don’t pay attention to them. On an extremely superficial level, sure. If you’re in the top 4 after week 8, it does not guar...

Convicts Murder Catholics’ CFP Hopes

Nov 11, 2017
If you’re a college football fan, you gotta love when Notre Dame is having a decent season. Not because you actually root for them or anything like that, but because you get to hear the delusional F...

Contender or Pretender?: Week 10 Heisman Rankings

Nov 8, 2017
The day has finally come. It is time for a change at the top of the Heisman rankings. Week nine provided some of the best games of the season, and a shakeup in the Heisman rankings. Without further ad...

Hey, The CFP Committee Got It Right Again!

Nov 7, 2017
The CFP committee just released the second edition of the College Football Playoff Rankings on ESPN, so it’s time for my weekly reactions to the updated Top 25. Here we go:   Head-to-Head...

Could This be the Final Strike Against Butch Jones?

Nov 7, 2017
It should come as no surprise that Butch Jones’s days as head coach of the Tennessee Volunteers are numbered. His team stands at a pedestrian 4-5, with a concerning 0-5 record in SEC play. Jones...

If Barstool Bloggers Were College Football Players

Nov 6, 2017
Unlike most sports media outlets, a large majority of writers here at Student Union are huge fans of Barstool Sports and the impact they have had on how we consume our sports news. In my mind, Barstoo...

Kevin Sumlin’s Out; Aggies Still In Trouble

Nov 5, 2017
With report after report swirling around after the Aggies 42-27 loss to Auburn, the A&M faithful is only left to wonder how many days they have left with Kevin Sumlin as their head football coach....

The Hangover, Week 10

Nov 5, 2017
Ohio State, I just don’t get you. A week ago, I wrote that I was all in. I apologized to JT Barrett for doubting him, I recognized that the Buckeyes were a legitimate threat to Alabama, and I we...

G5 Game of the Week:#18 UCF @ SMU

Nov 4, 2017
Line: UCF @ SMU (+14.5) (moneyline: SMU +465) (UCF -630) Total 73: When: 6:15 p.m. Saturday at Gerald J. Ford Stadium Broadcast: ESPN2: A huge matchup in the American Athletic Conference will broadcas...

SEC Coaching Board Story

Nov 2, 2017
What was once considered the most dominant conference in football is on the verge of a mass exodus of coaches. The SEC is looking at having five, possibly six, open head coaching gigs. That’s ja...

Contender or Pretender? Week 9 Heisman Rankings

Nov 1, 2017
While the top spot in the Heisman rankings remains the same once again, there is some shakeup in the next four spots. A new face for the season makes an appearance, one that has been on Heisman lists ...

Hey, the CFP Committee Got the First Rankings Right!

Nov 1, 2017
The first College Football Playoff rankings are out and, naturally, everybody is reacting and overreacting to the committee’s initial Top 25 rankings. After watching the Rankings Reveal Show on...

Who is the best team in the SEC?

Oct 31, 2017
Alabama and Georgia have been the talk of college football this year. Alabama was expected to be this good, considering this is how they look every season. Georgia, however, is 8-0, despite having an ...

The Sad State of Football In Texas

Oct 30, 2017
As all of you know, the past few years for football in the state of Texas has been a far cry from what the state has become accustomed to. From the fall of a football blue blood in the University of T...

The Hangover, Week 9

Oct 29, 2017
Welcome to the first edition of The Hangover, where we recap the previous weekend in college football. College football is the best time of the year (and that’s not up for debate, so don’t...

Campus Cover Week 9

Oct 28, 2017
Cody and PJ are back for Week 9 action under the covers. They debut a new game, make picks, and talk games of the week. Tweet @pjguip1 and @CodyGoggin with what you think about us or our picks or our ...

Optimizing Gameday With Your Boys

Oct 27, 2017
Little known fact: I’m a PhD student in Industrial Engineering. What does that mean? I’m not good at making things, but I’m good at making things better. I did not invent football, b...

Contender or Pretender?: Heisman Rankings Week 8

Oct 25, 2017
As we sadly near the end of the college football regular season (only a month left), the race for the Heisman is about to heat up. Saquon Barkley is firmly entrenched atop the rankings, but is followe...

The Butch Jones Championship of Life Hot Seat: Week 9

Oct 25, 2017
Welcome back to the second installment of the critically acclaimed, award winning series, Butch Jones Championship of Life Hot Seat. In this installment we are going to check in on our hot seat coache...

Su’a Cravens DEMOLISHED USC Football on Twitter

Oct 22, 2017
On the field, USC was getting embarrassed by Notre Dame, eventually losing 49-14. On the internet, former player Su’a Cravens was not holding back in criticism of the program. Cravens made sure ...

Tim Tebow Continues to Motivate Everyone Around Him

Oct 21, 2017
Tim Tebow: not the best quarterback ever. However, Tim Tebow may be one of the best motivational speakers of our generation. This morning on SportsCenter, Tebow had us all ready to do anything we have...

USC vs Notre Dame Preview

Oct 21, 2017
For the first time since 2009, both Southern California and Notre Dame enter their storied rivalry game as ranked teams. The contest is packed with College Football Playoff implications for both teams...

Contender or Pretender?: Heisman Rankings Week 7

Oct 18, 2017
While there is no change at the top, there are some fresh faces in the top five Heisman rankings. While it may very well be the year of the running back, two quarterbacks may have something to say abo...

Top 10 most recent douchebags in College Football

Oct 17, 2017
It seems pretty ridiculous to only pick out 10 recent douchebags in college football with all the douchebaggery going on in today’s game. Here’s a couple guys who are huge douches that wer...

Syracuse’s Hype Video for the Clemson game is LIT

Oct 12, 2017
I never thought I would hear “Thriller” used in a college football hype video…. but here we are. When you have a home game on Friday the 13th, against the #2 team in the country, you...

Contender or Pretender?: Heisman Rankings Week 6

Oct 12, 2017
If you were looking for a change at the top, you are going to have to look harder. Saquon Barkley is currently dominating defenses throughout college football. This weekend was no different, with Penn...

Playoff Eliminator Week 6

Oct 10, 2017
After skipping a week of the playoff eliminator (my bad), we are back to see who still potentially remains in the hunt. Between weeks five and six combined, a total of 27 more teams have been essentia...

Beat the Spread: Perfect Parlay Week 6

Oct 7, 2017
Northwestern +14 vs Penn St: The game comes at a tricky spot on the schedule for the Lions: before an open date and then season-defining games with Michigan and Ohio State.  This sets up to be  perf...

Campus Cover Epsiode 007: Week 6

Oct 6, 2017
Cody and PJ are back to make you money and preview week six. We’d love to hear from you guys so please tweet us. @CodyGoggin @pjguip1 @StudentUSports...

Contender or Pretender?: Week 5 Heisman Rankings

Oct 5, 2017
My weekly Heisman rankings have very quickly turned into a Saquon Barkley love-fest. Much like Lamar Jackson last season, Barkley has dominated the early season. Barkley has quickly established a sign...

Playoff Eliminator Week 4

Sep 29, 2017
Another week, another 17 teams fall victim to the eliminator. As you can see now, the group of five is getting close to being fully eliminated. As we near conference play, the power five will dwindle ...

Contender or Pretender?: Heisman Rankings Week 4

Sep 26, 2017
The college football season has been fantastic so far and week 4 was nothing short of great. Penn State versus Iowa may hold up as the best game of the season. Saquon Barkley was nothing short of amaz...

The only college picks you will ever need

Sep 25, 2017
2-2 last week (including UAB). 8-5 overall. Week 4 is in the books. Realistically, it was just a lot of underdog blue balls. LA Tech, who I have previously endorsed as the team with the biggest normal...

Student Union Staff CFB Roundtable

Sep 22, 2017
We are now three weeks into the college football season. With conference play beginning for most teams this weekend, some of our writers sat down to discuss the biggest story lines of the season so fa...

Contender or Pretender?: Heisman Rankings Week 3

Sep 20, 2017
Baker Mayfield has officially overtaken Lamar Jackson as the Vegas favorite in the Heisman Trophy race. Mayfield has been dominant in the short 2017 season, including a marquee win over Ohio State. Ja...

El Pollo: Expert Analyst

Sep 19, 2017
You can have Lee Corso and his mascot-head gimmick, keep Jesse Palmer and his ego that makes the mascot heads look microscopic (I will say nothing about Joel Klatt because he is a king and deserves to...

CFB Preview Week 4

Sep 19, 2017
I am back after a week’s absence from previews. Take a second to think of how gruesome last week’s slate of games was. Lots of dead bodies left on a lot of football fields. Now that weR...

Instant Reaction: USC Finally Gets Revenge on Texas

Sep 16, 2017
What a way to end a surprisingly great day of college football! A rematch of the 2006 Rose Bowl, 11 years in the making, double overtime, and USC’s first overtime victory since 2001. Also, shout...

Chaos Theory Rooting Guide Week 3

Sep 16, 2017
Another week of college football, another week to have some chaos. While Auburn couldn’t quite come through for us last week, both Oklahoma and Oregon did in a BIG way. Oklahoma has firmly put t...

El Pollo, back at average

Sep 12, 2017
A decent week of picks last week gets me right back to average. Average is exactly where I belong. You can ask my professors or my grade school basketball coaches, they will all attest. I am the poste...

Contender or Pretender?: Heisman Rankings Week 2

Sep 12, 2017
The recent dominance of quarterbacks in the Heisman Trophy voting appears as if it will continue this year. Both Baker Mayfield and Lamar Jackson followed strong week 1 performances with even better g...

Contender or Pretender?: Heisman Rankings Week 1

Sep 7, 2017
College football is finally back! However, that does not mean that Texas is back like some believed. With the return of football, comes the return of Heisman Trophy talk. Last year’s winner Lam...

CFB Preview Week 2

Sep 7, 2017
As we finally catch our breath after an exciting first week of football, let’s look forward to the best thing about the season, another week of primetime matchups. This week has just as many, if...

Maryland Pulls Away Late, Maybe Texas Isn’t Back

Sep 3, 2017
As our own Austin Brown alluded to before, Texas is indeed, not back. What was supposed to ring in a new era in Texas football ended in disappointment as Maryland squashed the hype and beat the Longho...

Chaos Theory Rooting Guide: Week 1

Sep 1, 2017
Welcome back to college football boys and girls! For those of you who remember, this is my “Chaos Theory Rooting Guide,” detailing for you the games to take a rooting interest in each week if ...

2017 Bold Predictions

Sep 1, 2017
Brandon Wimbush Is The Truth This kid could be a stud or a complete bust, but you know what? I have faith in him sight unseen to lead the Irish at quarterback. Notre Dame will win double digit games t...

FCS Upsets In Store?

Sep 1, 2017
Every year there are a handful of Division I-AA teams that shock their FBS counterparts at the start of the year and crush all hopes for those fan bases. I think there are quite a few teams with a sho...

A non-football guy’s picks for week one

Aug 29, 2017
College Football is not generally my wheelhouse. I am constantly evolving and growing, but my college football knowledge is still in its early-childhood years. Out of necessity, my research and unders...

Heisman Predictions and Bovada Prop Bets

Aug 24, 2017
  Over the course of the year, you will see me publishing college football articles about the best gambling wagers in college football and basketball season. On the offshore betting site Bovada, ...

The Eclipse is a Good Reminder of Why Sports are Great

Aug 21, 2017
In case you have not heard because you live under a rock without wifi, there is a solar eclipse today. If you are unfamiliar with what that is, then you should have paid attention in your seventh grad...

Pac 12 North Preview

Aug 11, 2017
The Pac 12 North Division, the presumably weaker division in the conference, may not have as much depth as the Pac 12 South, but it is still loaded with talented players. Washington, the defending di...

ACC Coastal Preview

Aug 2, 2017
In recent memory, the Atlantic Division of the ACC has dominated the conference championships. That looks like it will hold true this year as there are about three teams that have a legitimate chance ...

Nick Saban to the NFL? Not as Unlikely as You Think

Mar 2, 2017
According to ESPN College Football reporter Paul Finebaum, Alabama head coach Nick Saban may be looking for another shot at coaching in the NFL. Finebaum explains that Saban is represented by agent Ji...

Ole Miss Self-Imposes Bowl Ban for 2017 Season

Feb 22, 2017
After the NCAA announced new allegations against head coach Hugh Freeze and the University of Mississippi football team, the school has announced a self-imposed bowl ban for the 2017 season. In addit...

The problem with college football recruitment

Jan 24, 2017
Just last week, Ryan Dickens, a New Jersey high school senior and University of Connecticut recruit, sat at his high school awards ceremony after receiving an award celebrating his athletic, academic ...

Conspiracy Behind Johnny Football

Jan 23, 2017
The Man. The Myth. The Legend. The Conspiracy? Within the past week, Johnny Manziel has come back into the media light in surprisingly a good way. He said he has become sober and is ready to make life...

Outlining a Possible Group of 5 Playoff

Dec 31, 2016
As ESPN’s Brett McMurphy wrote, there is growing buzz around the coaches of Group of 5 schools concerning a separate playoff system. The “Group of 5” encompasses schools from the Ame...

Baylor fans should be excited about Matt Rhule

Dec 6, 2016
For the first time in over six months, I woke up optimistic about the future of Baylor football. The days since Art Briles’ firing in May have been filled with pessimism, uncertainty and a barel...

Chaos Theory Rooting Guide Week 12

Nov 19, 2016
Michigan State vs. Ohio State On paper, this one should be a blowout, but this Michigan State team has some talent and good at least make this game close at home. I don’t think the Buckeyes will cov...