Category: Around the Nation

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…

Five Games to Watch: Week 12

  #17 North Carolina  at  Virginia Tech – Saturday, 11/21  12:00 pm EST,  ESPN Lane Stadium in Blacksburg has long been a tough place for opponents to play.  I’m sure both the crowd and the team will be fired up…

Five Games to Watch: Week 11

  #3 Ohio State  at  Illinois – Saturday, 11/14  12:00 pm EST,  ABC Another game that Ohio State should win comfortably, but that just hasn’t really been the modus operandi for the Buckeye’s this year.  They’ve had difficulties putting away Northern…

Five Games to Watch: Week 10

  #6 Baylor  at  Kansas State – Thursday, 11/5  7:30 pm EST,  FS1 Baylor’s schedule has been their undoing the last two seasons when it comes to the College Football Playoff.  That’ll pick up a little bit over the next…

Five Games to Watch: Week 7

  West Virginia  at  #2 Baylor – Saturday, 10/17  12:00 pm EST,  FOX Baylor’s offense has been rolling to the tune of 63+ points over the last 4 games as the Bears have dominated every team they’ve faced thus far.…