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College Football Playoff Preview: Notre Dame Fighting Irish vs. Clemson Tigers

Some say they don’t belong, some say that they are not the best and that their glory days are behind them, some even question their relevancy and credibility as a top program. One thing is for sure, don’t sleep on the Notre Dame Fighting Irish. Ranked third in the final College Football Playoff poll, Notre Dame—love them or hate them—comes into the Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic down in Jerryworld against
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Notre Dame Fighting Irish: Golden Dome Tarnished By Academic Misconduct

As 4-7 Notre Dame prepares to travel west to Los Angeles to face archrival No.13 USC in their annual season-ending rivalry game against the Trojans, the Irish got hit with a proverbial shillelagh thanks to the NCAA in having to vacate wins due to academic misconduct. The Irish will vacate 21 wins, including the perfect 12-0 BCS National Championship season, where they would lose to Alabama, and the 9-4 season
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The Mad Scientist: The Ultimate College Football Playoff Analysis

Well, we have reached the penultimate week of the College Football Playoff rankings, and the Top 4 teams held serve going into the final week of the season - Clemson, Alabama, Oklahoma and Iowa. So without further ado, "The Mad Scientist" will no analyze would could happen after "Conference Championship Week". First scenario (and probably the most likely scenario of them all) - All the top teams (sans Oklahoma due
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The Mad Scientist: My CFP Doomsday Scenarios For Week 2

  Last week, I began doing a column called "Doomsday Scenarios" for the Power 5 Conferences, and it received quite a reaction and caused some controversy. So, why not continue this as a weekly column until we reach the conclusion of the CFP Standing season. This past week, the SEC actually avoided being "doomed" to say the least. The SEC 's worst-case scenario was Mississippi, being a 2-loss team, winning its
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CFP: College Football’s Biggest Remaining Games

Earlier this week I railed on the powers that be in college football for the first playoff rankings. I won’t go into it again, mainly because I need to keep my blood pressure down. If there is any bright side to this season, is this will eventually play itself out on the field, and the contenders will be separated from the pretenders on the one place they should be, the
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The Mad Scientist: My Doomsday Scenarios For CFP Power 5

Well, they came out, and let's just say, the hypothetical scenarios have just begun. Last night, the College Football Playoff committee announced their first set of rankings, and let's just say that the Big 12 and PAC-12 are not happy one bit, the SEC is smiling from ear to ear, the ACC is having a party, and the Big 10 is knocking on the door. However, people seem to forget that
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CFP: More accurate than most realize

Written by The Dark Knight of Sports LaShawn Encarnacion The first College Football Playoff rankings were released last night and while a good number of fans and experts are up in arms, a deeper look proves that for at least three of the teams, they are 100-percent accurate. So lets break down the top 4 and the first two out. (more…)
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Steve Sarkisian: Sark Days Over For USC

They are lovable, inspirational and the leaders of our favorite fictional teams. The disgraced but brilliant coaches of 80’s and 90’s sports movies. Who didn’t grow up dreaming of playing for Norman Dale, Jimmy Dugan or Gordon Bombay? But when the trope of the alcoholic coach comes off screen, the results are not so glamorous. The University of Southern California has today announced that they’ve parted ways with head football
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NCAAF: Top Ten College Football Games To Circle On Your Calendar!

We are entering the home stretch of summer, which means we are that much closer to wall-to-wall football. Not only is the NFL gearing up for what will no doubt be another stellar season, but the college football as well. The all-too-short college football season kicks off on September 3rd and sets off a frenzy of action each week from coast to coast. Whether you’re heading out to see the
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CFB Top 10 Rankings: National Championship Runs Through Columbus

When fans last saw a meaningful College Football game, Ohio State was using their third-string quarterback to dominate Oregon and take home a National Championship. As we now lift an eye towards the 2015 season, the questions start to pour in. Can the Buckeyes do it again? Is the SEC now in a downward spiral? Can Jim Harbaugh breathe life back into a once-proud and storied Michigan program? How does