NCAA Fantasy Bowl Previews – Bahamas Bowl Matchup

Bahamas Bowl
December 12, 2016

Bahamas Bowl Preview Eastern Michigan Eagles vs Old Dominion Monarchs The two previous matchups in the Bahamas Bowl produced plenty of points and entertaining games (Enter Contest). In 2014, WKU held off Central Michigan in a 49-48 shootout, while Western Michigan won 45-31 over MTSU last year. This season’s matchup features an Old Dominion team making its first bowl trip in program history, and an Eastern Michigan program earning its first…

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NCAA Fantasy Bowl Previews – Idaho Potato Bowl

Idaho Potato Bowl
December 12, 2016

Idaho Potato Bowl Preview Idaho Vandals vs Colorado State Rams Thanks to some swapping of tie-ins, Idaho stays close to home for the postseason instead of making a trip to Tucson for the Arizona Bowl. They’ll now get to face Colorado State in the Idaho Potato Bowl on December 22nd (Enter Contest). The Vandals are moving to the FCS level in 2018 but that hasn’t slowed the progress of this…

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NCAA Fantasy Bowl Previews – Poinsettia Bowl Game

Poinsettia Bowl
December 12, 2016

Poinsettia Bowl Preview Brigham Young Cougars vs Wyoming Cowboys Two old WAC and Mountain West foes meet for the first time since 2010 in San Diego on December 21 for the Poinsettia Bowl(Enter Contest). This will also be BYU’s 12 consecutive bowl trip, while Wyoming is making its first bowl trip since 2011. The Cougars won’t have quarterback Taysom Hill for this game. The senior suffered a season-ending arm injury in…

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NCAA Fantasy Bowl Previews – Boca Raton Bowl

Boca Raton Bowl
December 12, 2016

Boca Raton Bowl Preview Memphis Tigers vs Western Kentucky Hilltoppers Like offense? The Boca Raton Bowl is your game (Enter Contest). WKU averages 45.3 points a game, while Memphis isn’t far behind at 39.5. This matchup was slated to feature Jeff Brohm (WKU) and Mike Norvell (Memphis), two rising stars in the head coaching ranks. However, Brohm accepted the head coaching position at Purdue. Defensive coordinator Nick Holt will lead the Hilltoppers…

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NCAA Fantasy Bowl Previews – Miami Beach Bowl

Miami Beach Bowl
December 9, 2016

Miami Beach Bowl Preview Central Michigan Chippewas vs Tulsa Golden Hurricanes If you like offense, there’s a good chance you will enjoy this showdown in Marlins Park on December 19 (Enter Contest). The first Miami Beach Bowl in 2014 featured a combined 103 points between Memphis and BYU, while WKU and USF went back-and-forth in a 45-35 victory by the Hilltoppers last season. Tulsa features one of the nation’s most-balanced…

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NCAA Fantasy Bowl Previews – New Orleans Bowl

New Orleans Bowl
December 7, 2016

New Orleans Bowl Preview Southern Mississippi Golden Eagles vs UL Lafayette Ragin’ Cajun After a one-year absence, the Ragin’ Cajuns are back in the New Orleans Bowl (Play Now). Under coach Mark Hudspeth, Louisiana has made four trips to the Superdome for this postseason matchup and won all four games. The Ragin’ Cajuns rank fourth in the Sun Belt in rushing (180.8 ypg). Thanks in part to running back Elijah…

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NCAA Fantasy Bowl Previews – AutoNation Cure Bowl

AutoNation Cure Bowl
December 7, 2016

AutoNation Cure Bowl Preview Central Florida Knights vs Arkansas State Red Wolves The second edition of the AutoNation Cure Bowl is a home game for UCF (Play Now). The Knights were one of the nation’s most-improved teams this fall, as new coach Scott Frost sparked a six-game improvement in the win column after an 0-12 record in 2015. Frost is known for his background on offense, but UCF is still…

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NCAA Fantasy Bowl Previews – Camellia Bowl Game

Camellia Bowl
December 7, 2016

Camellia Bowl Preview Appalachian State Mountaineers vs Toledo Rockets Two of the nation’s rising stars in the Group of 5 head coaching ranks meet in Montgomery for the Camellia Bowl (Play Now). Jason Candle was promoted to head coach of Toledo after Matt Campbell left to take the head-coaching job at Iowa State. The Rockets didn’t miss a beat with Candle at the controls. They finished 9-3 and averaged 38.8 points…

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NCAA Fantasy Bowl Previews – Las Vegas Bowl Game

Las Vegas Bowl
December 7, 2016

Las Vegas Bowl Preview Houston Cougars vs San Diego State Aztecs The Las Vegas Bowl doesn’t have its traditional Mountain West vs. Pac-12 matchup, but this year’s game features two of the top Group of 5 teams (Play Now). Houston suffered three losses in league play but defeated Louisville and Oklahoma in non-conference action. With Tom Herman taking the job at Texas, defensive coordinator Todd Orlando was promoted to interim…

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NCAA Fantasy Bowl Preview – New Mexico Bowl

New Mexico Bowl - UTSA vs New Mexico
December 5, 2016

New Mexico Bowl Preview UTSA Roadrunners vs New Mexico Lobos The first game of the 2016-17 bowl season features two of the nation’s top under-the-radar coaching jobs this year. UTSA is led by first-year coach Frank Wilson. He guided the Roadrunners to six wins and the first bowl appearance in program history. New Mexico is making its second consecutive New Mexico bowl trip and the eight wins recorded in 2016…

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NCAA Big Ten Championship Preview – Penn State vs Wisconsin

Big Ten Championship
December 3, 2016

Big Ten Championship Preview Penn State Nittany Lions vs Wisconsin Badgers In a game that could be decided by who is not on the field rather than who is, a Big Ten championship title and possible berth in the College Football Playoff is on the line when No. 6 Wisconsin meets seventh-ranked Penn State on Saturday at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis (Enter Contest). Badgers quarterback Alex Hornibrook is questionable…

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NCAA ACC Championship Preview – Clemson vs Virginia Tech

ACC Championship - Clemson vs Virginia Tech
December 3, 2016

ACC Championship Preview Clemson Tigers vs Virginia Tech Hokies Third-ranked Clemson’s goal of making it to the College Football Playoff for a second consecutive year is within reach. They need to take care of No. 23 Virginia Tech in the ACC championship game in Orlando on Saturday before (Enter Contest). The Tigers are trying to win back-to-back ACC titles for the first time since 1987-88. The Hokies are looking for…

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NCAA SEC Championship Preview – Alabama vs Florida

SEC Championship
December 2, 2016

SEC Championship Preview Alabama Crimson Tide vs Florida Gators Top-ranked Alabama has such a cushion in the College Football Playoff rankings that it will qualify for the four-team national championship competition even if it should lose to No. 16 Florida in Saturday’s SEC Championship Game at Atlanta (Enter Contest). Crimson Tide coach Nick Saban grows irate at such a suggestion and is fully focused on guiding the squad to its…

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