Predictem College Football Archives: January 2011 Through January 2012

Coach Stays Put: In a surprising move, Oregon Ducks Coach Chip Kelly turned down the head coaching job with the NFL’s Tampa Bay Buccaneers stating that he has “unfinished business” to take care of at the University of Oregon. - 1/22

AllState BCS National Championship Game Preview & Bet Prediction:
LSU Tigers vs. Alabama Crimson Tide Pick (8:30PM EST) - 1/9

GoDaddy.com Bowl Preview and Pick:
Arkansas State Red Wolves vs. Northern Illinois Huskies Pick (9PM EST) - 1/8

ATT Cotton Bowl Game Analysis and Prediction:
Kansas State Wildcats vs. Arkansas Razorbacks Pick (8PM EST) - 1/6

Discover Orange Bowl:
West Virginia Mountaineers vs. Clemson Tigers Pick (8:30PM EST) - 1/4

Allstate Sugar Bowl Preview and Wager Recommendation:
Michigan Wolverines vs. Virginia Tech Hokies Pick (8:30PM EST) - 1/3

Tostitos Fiest Bowl:
Stanford Cardinal vs. Oklahoma State Cowboys Pick (8:30PM EST) - 1/2

Rose Bowl Presented by Vizio Preview and Pick:
Wisconsin Badgers vs. Oregon Ducks Pick (5PM EST) - 1/2

Capital One Citrus Bowl Analysis and Prediction:
Nebraska Cornhuskers vs. South Carolina Gamecocks Pick (1PM EST) - 1/2

Chick-Fil-A Bowl Preview and Prediction to Cover the Spread:
Virginia Cavaliers vs. Auburn Tigers Pick (7:30PM EST) - 12/31

Kraft Fight Hunger Bowl Prediction:
Illinois Fighting Illini vs. UCLA Bruins Pick (3:30PM EST) - 12/31

Autozone Liberty Bowl Game Preview and Prediction:
Cincinnati Bearcats vs. Vanderbilt Commodores Pick (3:30PM EST) - 12/31

Hyundai Sun Bowl Preview and Play:
Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets vs. Utah Utes Pick (2PM EST) - 12/31

Meineke Car Care Bowl Preview and Selection vs. the Spread:
Texas A&M Aggies vs. Northwestern Wildcats Pick (12PM EST) - 12/31

Bell Helicopter Armed Forces Bowl:
BYU Cougars vs. Tulsa Golden Hurricane Pick (8PM EST) - 12/30

Franklin American Mortgage Music City Bowl:
Mississippi State Bulldogs vs. Wake Forest Demon Deacons Pick (6:30PM EST) - 12/30

Pinstripe Bowl:
Rutgers Scarlet Knights vs. Iowa State Cyclones Pick (3:20PM EST) - 12/30

Alamo Bowl Analysis and Selection to Beat the Spread:
Washington Huskies vs. Baylor Bears Pick (9PM EST) - 12/29

Champs Sports Bowl Preview and Bet Recommendation:
Florida State Seminoles vs. Notre Dame Fighting Irish Pick (5:30PM EST) - 12/29

Bridgepoint Education Holiday Bowl:
Cal Golden Bears vs. Texas Longhorns Pick (8PM EST) - 12/28

Military Bowl Preview and Pick:
Toledo Rockets vs. Air Force Falcons Pick (4:30PM EST) - 12/28

Belk Bowl Game Preview and Betting Selection:
Louisville Cardinals vs. North Carolina State Wolfpack Pick (8PM EST) - 12/27

Little Caesars Bowl Analysis and Point Spread Prediction:
Western Michigan Broncos vs. Purdue Boilermakers Pick (4:30PM EST) - 12/27

Advocare V100 Independence Bowl:
Missouri Tigers vs. North Carolina Tar Heels Pick (5PM EST) - 12/26

Sheraton Hawaii Bowl Game Preview:
Nevada Wolfpack vs. Southern Miss Golden Eagles Pick (8PM EST) - 12/24

Maaco Bowl Analysis and Prediction:
Arizona St. Sun Devils vs. Boise St. Broncos Pick (8PM EST) - 12/22

Poinsettia Bowl Wagering Analysis:
TCU Horned Frogs vs. Louisiana Teck Bulldogs Pick (8PM EST) - 12/21

Insight Bowl Game Analysis and Bet Recommendation:
Iowa Hawkeyes vs. Oklahoma Sooners Pick (10PM EST) - 12/20

Beef ‘O’ Brady’s Bowl Preview and Pick:
Florida International Golden Panthers vs. Marshall Thundering Herd Pick (8PM EST) - 12/20

R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl Preview and Play:
San Diego St. Aztecs vs. UL Lafayette Ragin Cajuns Pick (9PM EST) - 12/17

Famous Idaho Potato Bowl Preview and Bet Recommendation:
Utah State Aggies vs. Ohio Bobcats Pick (5:30PM EST) - 12/17

New Mexico Bowl Analysis and Bet Recommendation:
Temple Owls vs. Wyoming Cowboys Pick (2PM EST) - 12/17

Duck Flying South: Oregon Ducks RB LaMichael James will forgo his senior season to enter the NFL draft. Don’t feel sorry for the U of O though, they’re STACKED at RB. - 12/14

Week 15 Saturday College Football Selection:
Army Black Knights vs. Navy Midshipmen Pick (2:30M EST) - 12/10

New Hire: The UCLA Bruins have hired Jim Mora as their new head coach. - 12/9

Week 14 Saturday NCAA Football Previews and Picks:
LSU Tigers vs. Georgia Bulldogs Pick (4PM EST)
Oklahoma Sooners vs. Oklahoma State Cowboys Pick (Big 12 Championship) (8PM EST)
Michigan State Spartans vs. Wisconsin Badgers Pick (Big Ten Championship)
Virginia Tech Hokies vs. Clemson Tigers Pick (ACC Championship) - 12/3

Week 14 Friday Pac 12 Conference Championship Game:
UCLA Bruins vs. Oregon Ducks Pick (8PM EST) - 12/2

Week 14 MAC Championship Preview & Prediction:
Ohio Bobcats vs. Northern Illinois Huskies Pick (7PM EST) - 12/2

Week 14 Thursday College Football Game Preview and Play:
West Virginia Mountaineers vs. South Florida Bulls (8PM EST) - 12/1

Big Ten Gets Bigger: The OSU Buckeyes have hired Urban Meyer as their head coach. One would think that this would bring back respectability to the Buckeyes. - 11/28

Week 13 Saturday College Football Previews and Picks:
Ohio State Buckeyes vs. Michigan Wolverines Pick (12PM EST)
Alabama Crimson Tide vs. Auburn Tigers Pick (3:30PM EST)
Penn State Nittany Lions vs. Wisconsin Badgers Pick
Notre Dame Fighting Irish vs. Stanford Cardinal Pick (8PM EST) - 11/26

Week 13 Friday NCAA Football Picks:
Arkansas Razorbacks vs. LSU Tigers Pick (2:30PM EST) - 11/25

Week 13 Thanksgiving Day Game Previews and Predictions:
Texas Longhorns vs. Texas AM Pick (8PM EST) - 11/24

Week 13 Tuesday NCAA Football Preview and Prediction:
Miami Ohio Redhawks vs. Ohio Bobcats Pick (7PM EST) - 11/22

Week 12 Saturday College Football Previews and Picks:
Nebraska Cornhuskers vs. Michigan Wolverines Pick (Noon EST)
Penn State Nittany Lions vs. Ohio State Buckeyes Pick (3:30PM EST)
LSU Tigers vs. Ole Miss Rebels (7PM EST)
USC Trojans vs. Oregon Ducks Pick (8PM EST) - 11/19

Week 12 Friday NCAA Football Previews and Predictions:
Oklahoma State Cowboys vs. Iowa State Cyclones Pick
Toledo Rockets vs. Central Michigan Chippewas Pick (8PM EST) - 11/18

Week 12 Thursday College Gridiron Analysis and Play:
North Carolina Tar Heels vs. Virginia Tech Hokies Pick (8PM EST) - 11/17

Week 12 Wednesday College Football Previews & Plays:
Ohio Bobcats vs. Bowling Green Falcons Pick
Western Michigan Broncos vs. Miami Ohio Redhawks Pick (8PM EST) - 11/16

Week 12 Tuesday NCAA Football Preview and Prediction:
Ball St. Cardinals vs. NIU Huskies Pick (8PM EST) - 11/15

Week 11 Saturday College Football Previews and Picks:
TCU Horned Frogs vs. Boise St. Broncos Pick (3:30PM EST)
Miami Hurricanes vs. Florida State Seminoles Pick
Alabama Crimson Tide vs. Mississippi State Bulldogs Pick (7:45PM EST)
Oregon Ducks vs. Stanford Cardinal Pick (8PM EST) - 11/12

Week 11 Friday NCAA Football Game Analysis and Prediction:
South Florida Bulls vs. Syracuse Orange Pick (8PM EST) - 11/11

Week 11 Thursday NCAA Football Analysis and Plays:
Virginia Tech Hokies vs. Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Pick (8PM EST) - 11/10

Week 11 Wednesday College Football Analysis and Prediction:
Miami Ohio Redhawks vs. Temple Owls Pick (8PM EST) - 11/9

Week 11 Tuesday NCAA Football Preview and Play:
Northern Illinois Huskies vs. Bowling Green Falcons Pick (8PM EST) - 11/8

Heads Rolling at PSU: Rumor has it that Joe Paterno will be asked to step down at Penn State later this week. - 11/8

Week 10 Saturday College Football Previews and Picks:
Michigan Wolverines vs. Iowa Hawkeyes Pick (Noon EST)
Texas AM Aggies vs. Oklahoma Sooners Pick (3:30PM EST)
South Carolina Gamecocks vs. Arkansas Razorbacks Pick (7:15PM EST)
LSU Tigers vs. Alabama Crimson Tide Pick (8PM EST)
Kansas State Wildcats vs. Oklahoma State Cowboys Pick - 11/5

Week 10 Thursday College Football Analysis - Play:
Florida State Seminoles vs. Boston College Eagles Pick (8PM EST) - 11/3

Week 10 Friday NCAA FB Analysis and Prediction:
USC Trojans vs. Colorado Buffaloes Pick (9PM EST) - 11/4

Week 10 Wednesday NCAA Football Analysis and Bet Recommendation:
Temple Owls vs. Ohio Bobcats Pick (8PM EST) - 11/2

Week 10 Tuesday College Football Game Preview and Prediction:
Northern Illinois Huskies vs. Toledo Rockets Pick (7PM EST) - 11/1

Week 9 Saturday College Football Previews and Picks:
Michigan State Spartans vs. Nebraska Cornhuskers Pick (Noon EST)
Oklahoma Sooners vs. Kansas State Wildcats Pick (3:30PM EST)
Wisconsin Badgers vs. Ohio State Buckeyes Pick (8PM EST)
Clemson Tigers vs. Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Pick - 10/29

Friday Night Lights:
BYU Cougars vs. TCU Horned Frogs Pick (8PM EST) - 10/28

Week 9 Thursday College Football Prediction:
Virginia Cavaliers vs. Miami Hurricanes Pick (8PM EST) - 10/27

Week 9 Wednesday College Football Preview and Selection:
UConn Huskies vs. Pittsburgh Panthers Pick (8PM EST) - 10/26

Week 9 Tuesday NCAA Football Analysis and Play:
Troy Trojans vs. Florida International Golden Tigers (8PM EST) - 10/25

Week 8 Saturday College Football Previews - Picks:
LSU Tigers vs. Auburn Tigers Pick (3:30PM EST)
Tennessee Volunteers vs. Alabama Crimson Tide Pick (7:15PM EST)
USC Trojans vs. Notre Dame Fighting Irish Pick (7:30PM EST)
Texas Tech Red Raiders vs. Oklahoma Sooners Pick (8PM EST)
Wisconsin Badgers vs. Michigan State Spartans Pick - 10/22

Week 8 Friday NCAA Football Analysis/Selection:
West Virginia Mountaineers vs. Syracuse Orange Pick (8PM EST)
Rutgers vs. Scarlet Knights vs. Louisville Cardinals Pick - 10/21

Week 8 Thursday College Football Play:
UCLA Bruins vs. Arizona Wildcats Pick (9PM EST) - 10/20

Week 8 Tuesday NCAA Football Preview:
Florida International Golden Panthers vs. Arkansas State Red Wolves Pick (8PM EST) - 10/18

Week 7 Saturday College Football Picks:
Michigan Wolverines vs. Michigan State Spartans Pick (12PM EST)
LSU Tigers vs. Tennessee Volunteers Pick (3:30PM EST)
Oklahoma State Cowboys vs. Texas Longhorns Pick
Alabama Crimson Tide vs. Ole Miss Rebels Pick (6PM EST)
Florida Gators vs. Auburn Tigers Pick (7PM EST)
Oklahoma Sooners vs. Kansas Jayhawks Pick (9:15PM EST) - 10/15

Week 7 Friday NCAA Football Analysis/Pick:
Hawaii Warriors vs. San Jose State Spartans Pick (9PM EST) - 10/14

Week 7 Thursday Night College Football Preview and Prediction:
USC Trojans vs. Cal Golden Bears Pick (9PM EST) - 10/13

Gamecocks Dismiss QB: The South Carolina Gamecocks have dismissed oft-suspended QB Stephen Garcia from the program. The 5th year senior had been suspended 5 different times. Soph. QB Connor Shaw will now be the full-time QB. - 10/11

Bookies: Vegas books have been taking a beating this college football season as top 10 favorites have covered at an astounding 77% so far this season! - 10/10

Note: TCU is expected to announce that they’ll be joining the Big 12. - 10/10

Week 6 NCAA Football Previews and Picks:
Oklahoma Sooners vs. Texas Longhorns Pick (12PM EST)
Florida Gators vs. LSU Tigers Pick (3:30PM EST)
Miami Hurricanes vs. Virginia Tech Hokies Pick
Iowa Hawkeyes vs. Penn State Nittany Lions Pick
Vanderbilt Commodores vs. Alabama Crimson Tide Pick (7PM EST)
Georgia Bulldogs vs. Tennessee Volunteers Pick
Auburn Tigers vs. Arkansas Razorbacks Pick
Ohio State Buckeyes vs. Nebraska Cornhuskers Pick (8PM EST) - 10/8

Week 6 Friday Night NCAA Football Game Analysis:
Boise State Broncos vs. Fresno State Bulldogs Pick - 10/7

Week 6 Thursday Night College Football Preview & Pick:
Cal Bears vs. Oregon Ducks Pick - 10/6

Week 5 Saturday College Football Games:
Arkansas Razorbacks vs. Texas AM Aggies Pick (12PM EST)
Michigan State Spartans vs. Ohio State Buckeyes Pick (3:30PM EST)
Clemson Tigers vs. Virginia Tech Hokies Pick (6PM EST)
Texas Longhorns vs. Iowa State Cyclones Pick (7PM EST)
Alabama Crimson Tide vs. Florida Gators Pick (8PM EST)
Notre Dame Fighting Irish vs. Purdue Boilermakers Pick
Nebraska Cornhuskers vs. Wisconsin Badgers Pick - 10/1

Week 5 Friday NCAA Football Game Analysis and Prediction:
Utah State Aggies vs. BYU Cougars Pick (8PM EST) - 9/30

Week 5 Thursday College Football Preview - Pick
South Florida Bulls vs. Pitt Panthers Pick (8PM EST) - 9/29

Week 4 Saturday NCAA Football Analysis and Predictions:
Notre Dame Fighting Irish vs. Pitt Panthers Pick (12PM EST)
Arkansas Razorbacks vs. Alabama Crimson Tide Pick (3:30PM EST)
Oklahoma State Cowboys vs. Texas A&M Aggies Pick
LSU Tigers vs. West Virginia Mountaineers Pick (8PM EST)
Tulsa Golden Hurricane vs. Boise State Broncos Pick
Missouri Tigers vs. Oklahoma Sooners Pick - 9/24

Week 4 Friday Night Lights:
Central Florida Knights vs. BYU Cougars Pick (8PM EST)

Week 4 Thursday Night College Football Prediction:
North Carolina State Wolfpack vs. Cincinnati Bearcats Pick (8PM EST)

Week 3 Saturday College Football Previews and Predictions:
Tennessee Volunteers vs. Florida Gators Pick (3:30PM EST)
Michigan State Spartans vs. Notre Dame Fighting Irish Pick
Ohio State Buckeyes vs. Miami Hurricanes Pick (7:30PM EST)
Oklahoma Sooners vs. Florida State Seminoles Pick (8PM EST)
Stanford Cardinal vs. Arizona Wildcats Pick (10:45PM EST) - 9/17

Week 3 Friday NCAA Football Analysis and Pick:
Boise State Broncos vs. Toledo Rockets Pick (8PM EST)
Iowa State Cyclones vs. Connecticut Huskies Pick - 9/16

Week 3 Thursday College Football Preview and Betting Prediction:
Louisiana State Tigers vs. Mississippi State Bulldogs Pick (8PM EST) - 9/15

Week 2 Saturday College Football Previews and Picks:
Florida Atlantic Owls vs. Michigan State Spartans Pick (12PM EST)
Oregon State Beavers vs. Wisconsin Badgers Pick
Iowa Hawkeyes vs. Iowa State Cyclones Pick
Alabama Crimson Tide vs. Penn State Nittany Lions Pick (3:30PM EST)
Nevada Wolfpack vs. Oregon Ducks Pick
Cincinnati Bearcats vs. Tennessee Volunteers Pick
South Carolina Gamecocks vs. Georgia Bulldogs Pick (4:45PM EST)
BYU Cougars vs. Texas Longhorns Pick (7PM EST)
Notre Dame Fighting Irish vs. Michigan Wolverines Pick (8PM EST) - 9/10

Week 2 Friday NCAA Football Preview and Selection:
Florida International Golden Panthers vs. Louisville Cardinals Pick (7PM EST)
Missouri Tigers vs. Arizona State Sun Devils Pick (10:30PM EST) - 9/9

Week 2 Thursday NCAA Football Preview and Pick:
Arizona Wildcats vs. Oklahoma State Cowboys Pick (8PM EST) - 9/8

Texas A&M on the Move: The SEC has voted to accept the Texas A&M Aggies to join the conference. - 9/7

Week 1 Monday College Football Game Preview and Pick:
Miami Hurricanes vs. Maryland Terrapins Pick (8PM EST) - 9/5

Week 1 Sunday NCAA Football Previews and Picks:
Marshall Thundering Herd vs. West Virginia Mountaineers Pick (3:30PM EST) - 9/4

Week 1 College Football Previews and Picks: (Saturday Games)
Utah State Aggies vs. Auburn Tigers Pick (12PM EST)
Akron Zips vs. Ohio State Buckeyes Pick
Kent State Golden Flashes vs. Alabama Crimson Tide
Minnesota Golden Gophers vs. USC Trojans Pick (3:30PM EST)
South Florida Bulls vs. Notre Dame Fighting Irish Pick
BYU Cougars vs. Ole Miss Rebels Pick (4:45PM EST)
Tulsa Golden Hurricane vs. Oklahoma Sooners Pick (8PM EST)
Oregon Ducks vs. LSU Tigers Pick
Boise State Broncos vs. Georgia Bulldogs Pick - 9/3

Week 1 Friday NCAA Football Analysis and Point Spread Prediction:
TCU Horned Frogs vs. Baylor Bears Pick (7:30PM EST) - 9/2

Week 1 Thursday Night NCAA Football Game Previews and Plays:
UNLV Runnin Rebels vs. Wisconsin Badgers Pick (8PM EST) - 9/1

2011 College Football Predictions - Badger gives his picks on who he thinks will win the 2012 BCS Championship.

In the Bank With the Guy Next Door - Steve Kosmider talks about the week 1 NCAA football game between Boise State/Georgia. - 9/3

Canes in Trouble: Word is spreading quick that the Hurricanes may have allowed impermissible benefits to players. Former Booster Nevin Shapiro has apparently said that he supplied benefits to over 72 players. This could mean the death penalty for “The U” as they’d be a repeat offender. - 8/17

It’s Never Too Early! BCS Championship Odds are out for the 2011-2012 college football season!

Back to College: QB Russell Wilson has decided to go to Wisconsin to use up his final year of eligibility. - 6/27

Ohio State Loses QB: Buckeyes Quarterback Terrelle Pryor has announced that he’ll forgo his senior year. The announcement was not surprising due to all the scandal talk surrounding Pryor. - 6/8

Revoked: The 2004 USC Trojans have been stripped of their BCS Championship Title. - 6/7

OSU Coach Resigns: Ohio State Buckeyes HC Jim Tressel has resigned. - 5/31

Rest in Peace: Oklahoma Sooners LB Austin Box has died of what was believed to be an overdose. - 5/19

Tigers Departing: Auburn DT Nick Fairley and QB Cam Newton will both be leaving college early to head to the NFL. - 1/14

Cardinal Waste No Time: After recently losing Jim Harbaugh, the team quickly promoted OC David Shaw to the head coaching position. - 1/13

A Tiger No More: LSU RB Stevan Ridley will forgo this senior season at LSU. The power back rushed for 1,147 yards and 15 TD’s last season. - 1/13

RB Declares: Illinois Running Back Mikel Leshoure announced Tuesday that he will forgo his senior year and enter the 2011 NFL draft. The stout back averaged over 6 yards per carry over the past two seasons and will be one of the first few backs to go in this year’s NFL draft. - 1/11

Leaving Early: LSU Tigers CB Patrick Peterson will be entering the NFL draft. He’s projected as a top 10 pick and possibly even a top 5. He’s also a great return man as well. - 1/10

Stickin’ Around: Andrew Luck to stay at Stanford for his Senior year. - 1/6

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