CBB Preview: Duke at Miami-Florida

January 15, 2018

Duke at Miami-Florida Offense meets defense in a clash of ranked ACC foes when No. 19 Miami hosts sixth-ranked Duke on Monday. The Blue Devils have one of the most explosive offensive teams in the nation, but they’ll take on one of the stingiest defensive clubs in the country in the Hurricanes. The Blue Devils have won two straight and four of five overall but have lost their first two…

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CBB Preview: Clemson at North Carolina State

January 11, 2018

Clemson at North Carolina State Fresh off an upset over Duke, North Carolina State looks to take down a second consecutive ranked opponent when it hosts No. 17 Clemson on Thursday. The Tigers are riding a 10-game winning streak and have won their first three ACC games for the first time since 2006-07, and only the sixth time in history. Clemson has won three straight against the Wolfpack, including a…

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CBB Preview: Xavier at Villanova

January 10, 2018

Xavier at Villanova Back at the top of the polls, Villanova could have a short stay at No. 1 if it can’t solve Xavier when the Big East powers collide Wednesday. The host Wildcats have not been at their best defensively of late, while the 10th-ranked Musketeers are looking to rebound from a disappointing effort at Providence. Xavier had won 10 in a row before scoring 72 points – its…

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CBB Preview: Duke at Pittsburgh

January 10, 2018

Duke at Pittsburgh Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski doesn’t need to be told his team needs to get better, specifically on defense. After surrendering close to 100 points to a North Carolina State team which was coming off an embarrassing loss to Notre Dame, the sixth-ranked Blue Devils will get a chance to regroup Wednesday when they visit a young Pittsburgh squad that is just trying to find its footing. Marvin…

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College Football National Championship X-Factors

January 8, 2018

College football’s 2017-18 national championship is up for grabs on Monday night, as Alabama and Georgia meet in Atlanta in a matchup of SEC foes. As with any big matchup, the stars are expected to shine. Georgia is led by running backs Nick Chubb and Sony Michel. On the Alabama sideline, quarterback Jalen Hurts and running backs Damien Harris and Bo Scarbrough headline the offense. While Chubb and Hurts will…

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Hawaii Bowl Preview: Houston vs. Fresno State

December 20, 2017

HAWAII BOWL STORYLINES 1. Points could be a precious commodity on Dec. 24, when Fresno State faces Houston in the Hawaii Bowl at Aloha Stadium in Honolulu. The Bulldogs led the Mountain West in scoring defense at 17.2 points per game while Houston possesses the top interior lineman in the country in Outland Trophy winner Ed Oliver, a sophomore defensive tackle who has made 37.5 tackles-for-loss in 24 career games….

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Dollar General Bowl Preview: Appalachian State vs. Toledo

December 20, 2017

DOLLAR GENERAL BOWL STORYLINES 1. Mobile, Ala., will be the site for a December 23 rematch between Toledo and Appalachian State, who will meet in a bowl game for the second straight season – this time in the Dollar General Bowl. Toledo and the Mountaineers played right down to the wire last season in the Camellia Bowl in Montgomery, Ala., as Appalachian State escaped with a 31-28 victory after the…

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Lockheed Martin Armed Forces Bowl preview: San Diego State vs. Army

December 20, 2017

LOCKHEED MARTIN ARMED FORCES BOWL STORYLINES 1. Fans of the ground game won’t want to miss San Diego State’s Rashaad Penny match up against Army’s vaunted run attack at the Armed Forces Bowl Dec. 23 in Fort Worth, Texas. Penny received five All-American awards after leading the country in rushing yards (2,027) and adding 19 touchdowns on the ground. The talented senior saved his best for last, stringing together four…

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Birmingham Bowl Preview: Texas Tech vs. South Florida

December 19, 2017

BIRMINGHAM BOWL STORYLINES 1. When Texas Tech and No. 24 South Florida meet in the Birmingham Bowl at Legion Field on Dec. 23, two of the top offensive teams in the nation figure to light up the scoreboard. Behind senior quarterback Nic Shimonek, Texas Tech ended the regular season ranked 17th in FBS in total offense (468.4 yards per game) and 26th in scoring offense, averaging 34.6 points. USF senior…

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Famous Idaho Potato Bowl Preview: Central Michigan vs. Wyoming

December 19, 2017

FAMOUS IDAHO POTATO BOWL STORYLINES 1. Will this be Wyoming quarterback Josh Allen’s swan song? The rifled-armed 6-5, 233-pound junior had what many consider a disappointing season, completing just 141-of-251 passes (56.2 percent) for 1,658 yards with 13 touchdowns and six interceptions while also rushing for 207 yards and five scores on 84 carries. Although only an Honorable Mention All-Mountain West pick, Allen comes in at No. 6 on ESPN…

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Bahamas Bowl Preview: UAB vs. Ohio

December 19, 2017

BAHAMAS BOWL STORYLINES 1. Two years after the school shut down its football program amidst financial concerns, UAB won a school-record eight games to earn its second-ever bowl berth. The Blazers, guided by National Coach of the Year candidate Bill Clark, will face Ohio in the Bahamas Bowl on Friday, Dec. 22. UAB earned its invitation to the island paradise by finishing second in the West Division of Conference USA,…

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Bad Boy Mowers Gasparilla Bowl Preview: Temple vs. Florida International

December 19, 2017

BAD BOY MOWERS GASPARILLA BOWL STORYLINES 1. Temple coach Geoff Collins will see a familiar uniform on the opposing sideline Dec. 21 in St. Petersburg, Fla. when the Owls take on Florida International in the Gasparilla Bowl. Collins was the defensive coordinator for the Golden Panthers in 2010, as FIU captured a conference title and went on to win the Little Caesars Pizza Bowl. In his first season with the…

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Saturday Easy Pick QB Matchups – College Conference Championships

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November 30, 2017

CFB Easy Pick QB League Preview Week 14 of the 2017 college football season is the final weekend of action and several key matchups are on tap for Championship Saturday. FanPicks delievers in it’s promise to offer all possible contest for this special weekend in College Football. It all starts with the CFB Easy Pick QB League, an head-to-head matchup between opposing QB. Pick between 8 fantasy winning quarterbacks to…

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