Later this week the Heisman Trophy will add one new member to the most exclusive fraternity in sports. Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota is widely expected to win Oregon’s first.
This week’s slate of conference championship games not only serves as an appetizer or opening round to the College Football Playoff, but it doubles as the grand stage for this year’s top Heisman candidates to showcase their stuff and perhaps offer a signature Heisman moment before the votes are due.
The College Football Playoff will determine college football’s first national champion in the new playoff model in January, but the real playoff begins this weekend.
Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota looks to be the favorite this season, but Wisconsin running back Melvin Gordon also has a decent shot to win the award. Everybody else may be playing for third place.
With Thanksgiving upon us, we should all take some time to think about what we are thankful for. There is plenty of drama to pay attention to this weekend, and that is something every college football fan can be thankful for.
This week, Melvin Gordon leads the Wisconsin running game against another Heisman candidate and his ground game, Nebraska and Ameer Abdullah. The running back showcase should double as this week’s Heisman Trophy Spotlight Game.
The first college football playoff rankings come out Tuesday so the Top 25 teams around the country are definitely looking to defend their ranking or move up by notching a big win. With that being said, let’s take a look at the five most important and must watch college football games this weekend.
Unfortunately for the Big Ten, the chance to prove itself on the national stage in 2014 has officially been missed.
The wildest NCAA Tournament of the modern era culminates with an 8 seed versus a 7 seed for the championship. Kentucky, a 74-73 winner over Wisconsin on Saturday, will face Connecticut, which upset Florida 64-53.
But the Cats move on, in a game they should have lost. So should they have lost the Wichita St game, and the Louisville game, and the Michigan game.
More than 80,000 fans woke up Saturday morning with the same question, “What should I wear to the Final Four?”
The Final Four is the perfect combination of hardcore fans and rich people with awesome tickets. From the parking lot to the suites I’ve observed just a few things.