Category: Around the Nation

Five Games to Watch – Week 3

BYU  at  #6 Wisconsin  Saturday, September 15th, 3:30 pm, ABC An interesting matchup of names doesn’t necessarily make for a quality game.  I expect Wisconsin to cruise in this game, but in a weekend not exactly jam packed with big time…

Five Games to Watch – Week 2

UCLA  at  #5 Oklahoma  Saturday, September 1st, 1:00 pm, FOX The Chip Kelly era in Los Angeles didn’t get off to a very good start with a loss to Cincinnati in the first week of the season.  Now the Bruins have…

Five Games to Watch – Week 1

(6 this week because FOOTBALL IS BACK!!) Ole Miss  vs  Texas Tech (Houston)  Saturday, September 1st, 12:00 pm, ESPN Kick off your Saturday viewing schedule with a little middling SEC team vs middling Big12 team.  Ole Miss decided that Matt…

Five Games To Watch – Week 2

  Nebraska  at  Oregon  Saturday, September 9th, 4:30 pm, FOX   #13  Auburn  at  #3  Clemson, Saturday, September 9th, 7:00 pm, ESPN   #15  Georgia  at  #24  Notre Dame, Saturday, September 9th, 7:30 pm, NBC   #5  Oklahoma  at  #2…

Five Games to Watch – Week 1

(6 this week because FOOTBALL IS BACK!!) NC State  vs  South Carolina (Charlotte)  Saturday, September 2nd, 3:00 pm, ESPN NC State has been getting some hype this year as a dark horse candidate in the ACC, with one pundit even…

Five Games to Watch: Week 13

  LSU  at  Texas A&M- Thursday, 11/24  7:30 pm EST,  ESPN This game doesn’t mean anything in the national picture, but you gotta watch some football on Thanksgiving Day and for some people the NFL just doesn’t cut it.  This…

Five Games to Watch: Week 8

  NC State  at  #7 Louisville – Saturday, 10/22  12:00 pm EST,  ABC NC State has quietly had a nice season after an early disappointment against East Carolina. By all rights, they should have beaten Clemson on the road last week…

Five Games to Watch: Week 7

  NC State  at  #3 Clemson – Saturday, 10/15  12:00 pm EST,  ABC Clemson seems to be rolling right now.  After the big win over Louisville, the Tigers followed it up on a short week with a dismantling of Boston…

Five Games to Watch: Week 6

  #20 Oklahoma  at  Texas (Dallas) – Saturday, 10/8  10:00 pm EST,  FS1 This game isn’t going to have much impact nationally and has certainly lost some of the luster that it was looking to have after Texas’ upset of…

Five Games to Watch: Week 5

  #7 Stanford  at  #10 Washington – Friday, 9/30  9:00 pm EST,  ESPN Stanford has been workmanlike in their opening three victories this year, though they needed some late game theatrics to beat UCLA in the Rose Bowl last Saturday.…

Five Games to Watch: Week 4

  #12 Georgia  at  #23 Ole Miss – Saturday, 9/24  12:00 pm EST,  ESPN Ole Miss continues their difficult beginning stretch of the season hosting Georgia.  After facing FSU and Alabama in 2 of the first three weeks, Ole Miss is…

Five Games to Watch: Week 3

  #6 Houston  at  Cincinnati – Thursday, 9/15  7:30 pm EST,  ESPN I know it’s early, but there’s not much, at least on paper, standing between Houston and an undefeated season and playoff berth.  After their dominating win over Oklahoma…